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Cathedral Arts Live Presents Manouche Bag and 4th Street Nite Owls

November 3, 20177:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Enjoy a trip through time and space as the music of Manouche Bag and 4th Street Nite Owls sweeps the audience at Cathedral Arts Live to a Parisian cabaret and then into a back-alley speakeasy on November 3rd at 7:00 p.m.

About the Performers

Gypsy jazz band Manouche Bag’s blend of vintage toe-tappers and chic French ditties make sitting still virtually impossible. The driving bass of Joe Bussey, coupled with the masterful vocals and guitar of Mattias Gustafsson and Jim Kaznosky are the closest you can get to a raucous 1920’s Parisian bistro without having to master the art of time travel. Find out more on Facebook.

4th Street Nite Owls is an ensemble performing an extensive repertoire of prohibition jazz from the 1930’s Americana songbook – with a few originals & contemporary numbers to boot. Hugely inspired by Thomas “Fats” Waller, they continue to breathe new life into songs from an era of playful composers & clever lyricists. Featuring David Rubin on resophonic guitar, Jerry Fabris on upright bass, Megan Burleyson on snare drum & vocals and Dale Burleyson on guitar & vocals, the 4th Street Nite Owls can be seen anywhere from uptown dance hall hootanannies to downtown burlesque reviews. Find out more on Facebook.

About Cathedral Arts Live and Grace Church Van Vorst

The oldest Episcopal church in Jersey City, Grace Church Van Vorst, founded in 1847, has a vibrant past and a promising future. In addition to being a welcoming and affirming home to a diverse set of congregants, Grace provides vital services to some of the most vulnerable citizens of Jersey City, offering a breakfast program to the hungry and a weekday program for seniors. 

Building on its reputation as a fulcrum for talented artists of all kinds in Jersey City, Grace Church Van Vorst launched Cathedral Arts Live as an extension of the already successful and vibrant Cathedral Arts Festival, founded in 1989. 
The third season of Cathedral Arts Live runs through May 2018. Find details of the complete schedule at cathedralartslive.org Follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/cathedralartslive

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.


Tickets are available online at cathedralartslive.org for $15 in advance and $20 at the door.


November 3, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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