December 17, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]