February 20, 2018

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Keep your jazz playlist cool while you stay warm this winter!  Enjoy CT Live's list of 5 jazz quartets… [more]

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To 5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Keep your jazz playlist cool while you stay warm this winter!  Enjoy CT Live's list of 5 jazz quartets… [more]

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To 5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Lalibela Restaurant Downtown New Haven Jazz

Looking for a new place to eat and enjoy the beautiful sound of Jazz? Every Saturday evening from 7 to… [more]

Lalibela Restaurant Downtown New Haven Jazz Lalibela Restaurant Downtown New Haven Jazz

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Keep your jazz playlist cool while you stay warm this winter!  Enjoy CT Live's list of 5 jazz quartets… [more]

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To 5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Our Top 5 Jazz Movies

Staying inside because of the cold? Here are some of our favorite jazz movies to pass the time!   5. La La Land (2016) While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. 4. Some Like it Hot (1959) When […]

Lalibela Restaurant Downtown New Haven Jazz

Looking for a new place to eat and enjoy the beautiful sound of Jazz? Every Saturday evening from 7 to 11 p.m., Jazz pianist Charlie Sutton plays at Lalibela Restaurant in New Haven, CT. Lalibela Restaurant, in downtown New Haven, has served the finest Ethiopian cuisine in Connecticut since 1999. Ethiopian cuisine is based on […]

World War One and Jazz

In March, 1917, the first jazz records were released one month before the US entered World War One. With cities like New York and Chicago as the cultural hubs for this new sound. People had been used to the wholesome sounds of Ragtime music. Though, Jazz was different. Jazz made instruments take on new character. […]

Black Eyed Sally’s Jazz Mondays

Black-Eyed Sally’s barbecue restaurant is a local favorite in Hartford, CT built in an historic 100-year-old brick building with pressed tin walls and time-worn wood floors, and is full of southern folk art and blues memorabilia. Owned & operated by the same family who has been serving and enriching their CT community for over 20 […]

PapJazz 2018 Festival

Haiti launches a new sound of Jazz and inspires many Jazz enthusiasts to flock to the annual Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival. This festival is also known as PapJazz and will be hosted January 20th, 2018. It is said in Haiti that great things can happen. This festival takes the influences of Jazz and the heart […]

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Keep your jazz playlist cool while you stay warm this winter!  Enjoy CT Live’s list of 5 jazz quartets to listen to is a great way to find new musicians to keep your playlists fresh and inspired! The Ray Gonzalez Latin Jazz Quartet With over 36 years of jazz musicianship under his belt, Ray Gonzalez plays […]

Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant

Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant in Middletown, CT specializes in homestyle Vietnamese cuisine.  Lan Chi’s also hosts live jazz on the first Thursday of every month! Live Jazz at Lan Chi’s Lan Chi’s is one of our favorite go-to restaurants for fresh, delicious food.  Recently Lan Chi’s has added live jazz to their events!  Enjoy live […]

3 Great CT Venues for Live Jazz

We’re always on the lookout for new music venues in Connecticut!  Need some new jazz hotspots?  Add these 3 great CT venues for live jazz to your calendar. Smoking with Chris Located in Southington, CT, Smoking with Chris is a great place for delicious BBQ.  Smoking with Chris is family-owned and began as a passion […]

The Hawkins Jazz Collective

The Hawkins Jazz Collective is a New Haven based group led by musician Gil Hawkins Jr.  The Owl Shop in New Haven hosts the Hawkins Jazz Collective every Wednesday evening from 9 p.m. to midnight.  Admission is free, so swing by and check them out! The Hawkins Jazz Collective The Hawkins Jazz Collective features a […]

Chico Freeman Live

Don’t miss saxophonist Chico Freeman live at the Side Door Jazz Club Friday, October 13th.  This live jazz performance will take place from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; purchase tickets online for Chico Freeman live here. Hit refresh on your playlist with inspiration from iconic saxophonist Chico Freeman!  The best way to find new musicians is […]

Lyman Center’s Upcoming Performances

There are so many upcoming live jazz performances at the Lyman Center of SCSU!  Mark your calendar now for the Lyman Center’s upcoming performances which include Nick Colionne, Maysa, Brian Simpson, Art Sherrod Jr., Gerald Albright and more! There are so many great venues for live music in Connecticut that we have to plan our […]

Bob Baldwin and Friends

ACT Jams Productions presents Up Close and Personal:  A Smooth Jazz Affair!  This 30th year artist anniversary concert will feature headliner Bob Baldwin and Friends on Friday, September 22nd at 8 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Wallingford, Connecticut.   Celebrate Bob Baldwin’s 30th year artist anniversary with ACT Jams Productions in Waterbury, Connecticut Friday, […]

4EverFab: New England’s Best Beatles Tribute Band

Love The Beatles?  You’re going to love New England’s premier Beatles tribute band, 4EverFab!  From Abbey Road to The Cavern Club, this Connecticut band performs all of your favorite Beatles hits. Beatles Mania Beatles cover band 4EverFab formed in late 2012.  Bob Hinsman, Kevin Dooley, Phil Donovan and Fran Hart have always had a deep […]

The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a cultural hub for Ridgefield, Connecticut.  This theater hosts a variety of live entertainment from films to plays and musical performances.  View their calendar of upcoming events here. About The Ridgefield Playhouse The Ridgefield Playhouse strives to provide arts to the community.  This Connecticut venue was originally a high school designed […]

Lyman Center’s Fall Jazz Series 2017

Enjoy live music in Connecticut during the Lyman Center’s Fall Jazz Series 2017!  The Fall Jazz Series will take place August 20th through August 29th, 2017.  Purchase tickets here. Ticket Information Series on sale Saturday, August 20th at 11 a.m. Single jazz tickets go on sale Monday August 29th 11 a.m. Jazz Series get one […]

Litchfield Jazz Festival

The Litchfield Jazz Festival is one of Connecticut’s live summer concerts we look forward to.  Hosted by Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc., this live music festival has been around since 1996.  Get tickets for this year’s Litchfield Jazz Festival here. About The Litchfield Jazz Festival First launched in 1996, the Litchfield Jazz Festival welcomed dance, theater […]

Adam Hawley and Ragan Whiteside Perform Live

Waterbury, Conn. – ACT Jams Productions  presents an Up Close and Personal Red Carpet Smooth Jazz Affair featuring top Billboard Smooth Jazz Artist Adam Hawley (guitar) and Ragan Whiteside (flute).  This will be the first time Adam and Ragan will have a show in Connecticut.  Connecticut’s own Chris Herbert (sax) will be a special guest.  […]

Branford Jazz on the Green

Branford Jazz on the Green is a live music celebration which takes place on the Branford Town Green.  Brought to you by the Branford Recreation Department, Branford Jazz on the Green is a fun, free live music event in Connecticut.  Mark your calendar’s so you never miss a show! Branford Jazz on the Green:  Live […]

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 […]