October 18, 2017

Archives for June 2014

A Summer Breeze & Dianne Reeves

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven played host to Dianne Reeves and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra Saturday June 21st, the first evening of summer. The Grammy Award winner shared many of her 12 songs from her new release, Beautiful Life. This is her first release in 5 years which in […]

The UMOJA Music Series

The UMOJA Music Series is a seven-week concert series hosted by founders of the Hartford-based band, UMOJA.  Alto Saxophonist Yunie Mojica and Trombonist Raynel Frazier initially hosted the UMOJA Music Series with the single goal of bringing together the community with creative concerts that represent the seven principals of Kwanzaa. Umoja, or “unity” in Swahili […]

Newington’s Music Under the Stars 2014

Newington’s Music Under the Stars 2014 series begins Tuesday, June 10th and runs until Tuesday, August 26th!  Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. during the summer, Newington will host live entertainment on the North Haven Town Green.  Admission is free, but the donation of a non-perishable food item is encouraged. A variety of sponsors have teamed […]

Litchfield Jazz Festival

“Nothing beats the Litchfield Jazz Festival…an ongoing tradition for those in the know.” – JazzImprov The first Litchfield Jazz Festival was held in the summer of 1996.  Organized by the Litchfield Performing Arts group with monetary assistance from The Connecticut Commission on the Arts, a local tradition was born.  1996’s Litchfield Jazz Festival line up […]