Old Bridge, NJ – June 15, 2017 – Elton John and Carole King concerts will be broadcast at the Old Bridge Public Library through the Qello Concerts online streaming resource on the Library’s new state-of-the art audio system.
On Thursday, June 22 at 6pm, Elton John’s “Million Dollar Piano” concert will be shown, featuring the singer’s classic tracks from his career, including Good Bye Yellow Brook Road, Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me and I’m Still Standing. Some songs are performed solo, some with his band and others feature percussionist Ray Cooper. This concert was filmed during John’s residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and shows John as the ultimate live showman.
On Monday, June 26th at 11am, Carole King’s “Welcome to My Living Room” will be shown. Recorded in 2005, this film is an intimate, unadorned glimpse into the singer’s Living Room World Tour, and features documentary footage and 21 of her greatest hits, including Beautiful, So Far Away and It’s Too Late.
The Library recently enhanced its community meeting room with a new 130-inch motorized screen, five high definition speakers, a 4K projector and new video camera. In addition to Qello Concert events, the new technology will also enrich the Library’s monthly Second Saturday concerts, weekly movie screenings and other programming.
Qello Concerts features 1,700 concerts and documentaries, ranging from selections from the 1920s to today’s popular artists. Performances span over 30 genres, from classical to rock, reggae to country. In addition to the Library’s public screenings, users can experience Qello Concerts on phones, tablets, computers, smart TVs, gaming consoles and more. To access the service, Library patrons log on to www.oldbridgelibrary.org, and scroll down to the Qello Concerts button on the bottom of the home page. After clicking through, patrons will be instructed to enter their library card number.
The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.