June 29, 2017

Remembering Paul Brown

Paul Brown, the talented jazz bassist and founder of Hartford’s Monday Night Jazz series has passed away.  Hartford’s Monday Night Jazz series is recognized as the oldest continuously run jazz festival in the United States, which Brown ran for over 40 years before the Hartford Jazz Society assumed responsibility. Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park […]

Waterbury Palace Theater Welcomes Althea Rene

The Waterbury Palace Theater welcomes Althea Rene with Barbara Fowler and Christi Jones to the stage on Friday, July 29th, 2016!  This will be Althea Rene’s first appearance in Connecticut.  Al “DJ ACT” from 94.3 WYBC-FM’s Smooth Jazz Sundays will host this event; purchase tickets here. Ticket Information Due to this event’s limited seating, we advise that […]

Artist Feature: Tang Sauce

Hartford, Connecticut’s Tang Sauce is a fresh artist rising from the Connecticut underground.  John Manselle-Young, who performs under the alias, Tang Sauce, has just released a 17-track album, Maturity, which has been gaining a lot of positive notoriety.  Recently Tang gave an energetic performance at the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival 2016 that left us vibrating […]

The Uncertainty Music Series

New Haven’s Never Ending Books is hosting The Uncertainty Music Series on Saturday, May 14th at 8 p.m.  Curated by composer Carl Testa, The Uncertainty Music Series is a New Haven-based creative music series aiming to provide a venue for local and regional artists that may not have the opportunity to present their work elsewhere. […]

Nick Fradiani at College Street Music Hall

You don’t want to miss American Idol winner and Guilford, Connecticut native Nick Fradiani at College Street Music Hall on Friday, May 13th!  We can’t wait to hear what is on Nick Fradiani’s set list for his College Street Music Hall performance in New Haven, Connecticut; this will be an all ages show.  To purchase […]

Jazz Appreciation Month

April marks Jazz Appreciation Month, also known as JAM!  Enjoy CT Live is excited to share some of our favorite live jazz venues in Connecticut as well as some of our favorite local jazz artists.  To share how you’re celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month in Connecticut, tweet us at “@enjoyctlive” or click here to visit our […]

Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Kim Waters at The Palace Theater

Waterbury, Conn. welcomes Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Kim Waters to The Palace Theater stage!  Join us Friday, April, 22nd at 8 p.m. for this ACTJams Productions Up-Close and Personal Smooth Jazz Affair performance.  Other performers include Marty Q, Barbara Fowler and Rob Shannon; 94.3 WYBC FM‘s Al Taylor of Smooth Jazz Sundays will host.  This is […]

Steely Dan at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre

You don’t want to miss Steely Dan at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut on April 27th at 7:3o p.m.  Tickets go on sale March 18th at 10 a.m.; ticket prices range from $45 to $95.  Click here to purchase tickets to Steely Dan at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre. Legendary Steely Dan takes the […]

Remembering Natalie Cole

The first time I heard Natalie Cole was during her 1991 hit “Unforgettable”, a duet with her father, the late Nat King Cole.  Seamlessly remastered, the vocals are, were and will always be coaxing and smooth, beautiful and moving.  Enjoy CT Live is taking the time to review the touching vocals and timeless standards as […]

3 Contemporary Smooth Jazz Artists

Does your music routine need a pick-me-up?  Here are 3 contemporary smooth jazz artists for you to add to your playlists, straight from Enjoy CT Live! Vincent Ingala  Born in Prospect, Connecticut, Vincent Ingala is an Enjoy CT Live favorite!  Ingala gives contemporary jazz a fresh take and has been noted as one of the […]