July 17, 2018

Jazz at Buttonwood Tree

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center offers a wide variety of musical selections in the Middletown, CT, area. For over 25 years, The Buttonwood Tree (TBT) has been a hub of vibrant arts performances and events in the North End of Middletown.  Providing an art gallery, a used bookstore, a coffee shop, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hartford Jazz Jam

Jazz up your schedule with the Hartford Jazz Society’s Hartford Jazz Jam hosted at Black Eyed Sally’s in downtown Hartford.  Connect with others in the jazz community, learn about local musicians, hear new and upcoming acts and experience a culturally-enriched environment! Ideal for the curious first-timer, jazz musician or jazz afficionado, Jazz Mondays also known […]

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 […]

Jazz Saxophonist Mike Casey

Jazz saxophonist Mike Casey is a Connecticut native who has always been drawn to music and broadening his exploration of jazz.  His extensive musical education in Connecticut is not only impressive, it’s obvious during his performances.  Mike Casey often plays with two other musicians under the name The Mike Casey Trio; view upcoming shows here. […]