March 20, 2018

323 Jazz in Westport CT

323 is a friendly neighborhood restaurant serving American cuisine (steaks, burgers, salads & wings) with an array of seafood options. 323 not only serves excellent food, they also host regular jazz nights. They use local produce as seasonally available. 323’s lounge has the largest flat-screen TV in Westport, making them the perfect spot for watching […]

Jazz Nights at Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant

Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant is one of the best kept culinary secrets of Middletown. Inspired by authentic, home-style Vietnamese cuisine, Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant will take you on a journey to the South East Asia. Lan Chi’s unique palette is infused with fresh, aromatic Asian herbs and spices for a flavorful dining experience like no […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simply Swing Featuring Vivian Larosa

Connecticut’s live music concerts continue with The Farmington Bank Community Concert Series!  Simply Swing featuring Vivian Larosa will perform in the Bicentennial Band Shell at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut on Friday, August 12th. Enjoy big band classics and swing dance era favorites during this free performance.  Simply Swing will perform under the direction […]

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 […]

Peter Hand Quartet Plays “Three Jazz Heroes” in Greenwich, Connecticut

Watch as the Peter Hand Quartet plays “Three Jazz Heroes” in Greenwich, Connecticut this Thursday, November 12th at 7 P.M.   This free live jazz event will take place at the Byram Shubert Library on 21 Mead Avenue in Greenwich. Port Chester, New York native, Peter Hand has created over 230 compositions and more than 350 […]

Grammy Nominees Producer Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Maysa

ACT Jams Productions presents An Up Close and Personal Evening: Grammy Nominees Producer Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Maysa ACT Jams Productions presents An Up Close and Personal Evening with Grammy nominees, Producer Chris “Big Dog” Davis and vocalist Maysa and Friends, recording artists Lamone Andrews and Dawn Tallman.  Hosted by Al Taylor the host […]

The Ultimate Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Guide

The annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz is a fantastic event celebrating live music and community.  This year Enjoy CT Live is prepping you for the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz with The Ultimate Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Guide!  The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz welcomes guests of all ages, and admission is free.  […]