June 27, 2017

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Enjoy a series of free concerts in Hartford, Connecticut's Bushnell Park this summer.  Paul Brown Monday… [more]

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Enjoy a series of free concerts in Hartford, Connecticut's Bushnell Park this summer.  Paul Brown Monday… [more]

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Enjoy a series of free concerts in Hartford, Connecticut's Bushnell Park this summer.  Paul Brown Monday… [more]

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017

The countdown to the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017 has begun!  One of Connecticut's biggest… [more]

Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017

Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz

Enjoy a series of free concerts in Hartford, Connecticut’s Bushnell Park this summer.  Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz is a great time for friends, family and community to come together for live music.  Enjoy CT Live is very excited for the 50th consecutive season of live jazz taking place in downtown Hartford’s Bushnell Park. Paul […]

Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017

The countdown to the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017 has begun!  One of Connecticut’s biggest summer concerts, the Greater Hartford Festival takes place in downtown Hartford and requires no admission. The 2017 Festival Line Up Hartford’s Festival of Jazz begins Friday, July 14th and ends Sunday, July 16th.  A fusion of live music, performances, arts […]

Summer in Connecticut

Connecticut offers a wide variety of events to enjoy during the summer.  Summer in Connecticut begins with the shoreline and ends with live music under the stars.  These are our favorite ways to spend summer in Connecticut. Summer Outdoor Concerts Enjoy food, festivals and live music in Connecticut this summer.  Connecticut features a list of […]

North Haven’s Music Under the Stars

Mark your calendar for North Haven’s Music Under the Stars!  The series begins Wednesday, June 14th and runs through Wednesday, August 30th.  Enjoy live music on the North Haven Green! Weather-Permitted Cancellations North Haven’s Music Under the Stars concert series will take place on the North Haven Green.  If you are concerned about the weather, […]

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas will take place in New Haven, Connecticut June 3rd through June 24th.  This festival will feature internationally renowned musicians, modern dance, circus theater, discussions on modern issues, food, bicycle tours and more! About The International Festival of Arts and Ideas The International Festival of Arts and Ideas is […]

Farmington Bank Community Concert Series

Do you love live music in Connecticut?  The sixth annual Farmington Bank Community Concert Series began Friday, April 21st. The 6th Annual Farmington Bank Community Concert Series The 6th Annual Farmington Bank Community Concert Series is sponsored by Community Bank.  Admission to this concert series is free.  Farmington’s concert series is a great way to […]

La Hot Jazz & Co

La Hot Jazz & Co are seasoned jazz musicians who perform live around Connecticut!  Mix things up this spring and catch La Hot Jazz & Co at a Connecticut venue near you. About La Hot Jazz & Co Performing both traditional and modern jazz, La Hot Jazz & Co spices up any night.  Comprised of […]

Cafe Nine

Grab a drink and enjoy live music at Cafe Nine in New Haven, CT!  Cafe Nine is one of our favorite live music venues in Connecticut because of their cool vibe, great events calendar and host a live jazz jam session every Saturday from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Cafe Nine:  The Musician’s Living Room Support […]

5th Annual Jazz Festival at Yale

It’s that time of year again!  We are very excited for the 5th Annual Jazz Festival at Yale!  The lineup for this student-organized weekend of live jazz is held April 22nd – April 23rd.  Admission for this event is free. About the Yale Jazz Festival The Yale Jazz Festival is one of the highest quality […]

The Acoustic

The Acoustic hosts live music in Bridgeport, Connecticut!  The Acoustic is an environment perfect for musicians and music-lovers alike.  Check out The Acoustic’s upcoming shows here. The curators of The Acoustic have created the ultimate space for live music aficionados.  Every aspect of a live show has been taken into consideration, from all-angle viewing to the […]

BAR New Haven

One of our favorite places to enjoy a slice, beer and live show is BAR New Haven!  Located at 254 Crown Street, Bar is always hosting a great live show. The Pizza You can’t talk about Bar without mentioning their pizza, specifically their Mashed Potato Pizza, which is as delicious as it sounds.  If you’re a first-timer […]

Alexander Dubovoy

Yale’s Alexander Dubovoy recently released his latest album, Portraits Drawn Without You.  Dubuvoy has been featured by The New York Times, NPR and the Boston Globe! About Alexander Dubovoy Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Alexander Dubovoy was a regular student at the Stanford Jazz Workshop.  Learning music mostly by ear, he performed locally […]

Phil Denny and Eric Leone at the Palace Theater

International recording artist Phillip Denny joins Eric Leone and special guests Andrea Saunders, Steve Clark, Pat Marafiote and Dexter Pettaway Sr. for an Up Close and Personal Smooth Jazz Affair.  This event is presented by ACT Jams Productions and will take place Friday, February 17th at the Waterbury Palace Theater. Phil Denny International smooth jazz […]

Nathan Davis’ Young God’s Music Group

Hartford, Connecticut’s Black-Eyed Sally’s hosted Nathan Davis’ Young God’s Music Group Monday, January 30th from 8-11 p.m.  All were welcome to attend this live music event; admission was free. This live performance features Nathan Davis on trombone, Karim Rome on tenor sax, Lomar Brown on alto-sax, Mike Carabello on keyboards, Matt Dqonszyk on bass and Joshua Colemon […]

Hartford Jazz Jam

Jazz up your schedule with the Hartford Jazz Society’s Hartford Jazz Jam hosted at Black Eyed Sally’s in downtown Hartford.  Connect with others in the jazz community, learn about local musicians, hear new and upcoming acts and experience a culturally-enriched environment! Ideal for the curious first-timer, jazz musician or jazz afficionado, Jazz Mondays also known […]

The Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist

Get into the holiday spirit with the ultimate jazz Christmas playlist!  These traditional jazz classics are the perfect way to start ringing in the holidays.  Warning:  you might start singing! “Winter Wonderland”, Under the Mistletoe, 1948 “Jingle Bells”, Jingle Bell Swing, 1962 “White Christmas”, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, 1942 “What Child Is This”, Merry Christmas, 1958 […]

Soulful Sounds of Christmas

Ring in the holiday season with the Soulful Sounds of Christmas featuring Will Downing and Najee presented by ACT Jams Productions.  This performance will take place at the Waterbury Palace Theater on 100 East Main Street in Waterbury, Connecticut.  The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are available online here. Guests are invited to […]

Joey Alexander Trio

The Joey Alexander Trio is performing live at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Connecticut on Thursday, December 1st, 2016!  The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Ticket Prices Ticket prices for this event are as follows:  $36 floor / $32 mezzanine / $15 Students & Youth Under 18 (2 […]

West Hartford Rotary Club’s Jazz Brunch

Mark your calendar for the West Hartford Rotary Club‘s Jazz Brunch on Sunday, November 6th, 2016!  This event will begin at 4 p.m. and tickets are $85 each; this includes brunch, entertainment, parking and a cash bar.  Come enjoy live jazz in Connecticut and enjoy a beautiful day! Delfeayo Marsalis, Javon Jackson, Cyrus Chestnut, Jimmy […]

The Bob Degen Trio

Did you catch The Bob Degen Trio featuring Harvie S. and Peter Perfido performance at The Packing House in Willington, Connecticut? The Bob Degen Trio gave a rare “state side” performance at The Packing House.  Led by international pianist and composer Bob Degen, the trio’s roots are planted in the foundations of traditional jazz, which occasionally […]