August 17, 2017

Live Jazz in Connecticut

Experience the music, experience it live!  There is so much live jazz in Connecticut to discover!  From the undergraduates at Yale who bring a sense of youth to the genre, to Connecticut venues such as Toad’s Place and The Palace Theater, jazz is alive and well in Connecticut. The Venues Visit our venue page for […]

Toad’s Place New Haven

One of Connecticut’s most renowned venues is Toad’s Place in New Haven.  Since 1975, Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut has hosted musicians such as The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, U2, and more! Toad’s Place has welcomed legendary musicians and local bands alike for almost 40 years.  Toad’s Place also features an upper-level venue, Lilly’s […]

Infinity Music Hall: Hartford

One of the newest music venues in Hartford, Connecticut is the beautiful Infinity Music Hall. Sister-venue to the original Infinity Hall in Norfolk, construction on this gorgeous concert space was completed over the summer. It features a world-class sound system and impeccable acoustics that will take your breath away. With seating for an audience of 400 […]

Ignacio Berroa

As the perfect blend of Afro-Cuban and jazz music, grammy award winning drummer Ignacio Berroa has become known as “one of the greatest drummers of our time” and has caught the eye of many well-known and important artists in the business. Born in Havana, Cuba in 1953, Ignacio Berroa grew up playing music and started […]

Nick Di Maria Quartet

The smooth jazz soul of Miles Davis comes alive in the form of Connecticut native Nick Di Maria. Performing since the age of ten, Di Maria has been playing the trumpet in many styles and genres including jazz, punk, reggae, and ska. Since graduating from Western Connecticut State University with degrees in Jazz Performance as […]

Tom Browne

Jazz trumpeter Tom Browne and friends will take the stage at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut on Friday, November 28th, at 8 p.m.  This New York-native rose to fame with acclaimed fellow musician, Sonny Fortune during the early eighties.  Two of Tom Browne’s most  memorable songs, “Funkin’ for Jamaica”, and “Thighs High (Grip Your […]

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz:  Sax, Sax and More Sax! The 23rd annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz opened July 18th and the weekend was ruled by the Sax. Opening night headliner was Grammy Award winner David Sanborn who set the stage for a great weekend of Jazz with a full spectrum of Jazz […]

Jazz in the Park

Produced by the Hartford Jazz Society, Monday Night Jazz is the nation’s longest running FREE jazz concert series returns to Hartford’s Bushnell Park for its 47th consecutive season. Opening act for the 2014 season was the Jonathan Barber Quartet. Hartford’s own Jonathan Barber, a graduate of Jackie McClean’s Artist Collective, is now based in New […]

Summer 2014 Concerts

Enjoy CT Live is keeping track of all of Connecticut’s Summer 2014 Concerts so you don’t have to!  Pack a lunch, bring your sunscreen, and get ready to enjoy the music live.  Our list of Summer 2014 Outdoor Concerts covers live music and performances all around Connecticut; we will add performances as times and showdates […]

The Next Generation Tour

Vincent Ingala and Jonathan Fritzen with Elan Trotman are coming to Southern Connecticut State University to perform, on The Next Generation Tour!  This tour features the next generation of jazz musicians, who have gained notoriety through a supportive fan base, and unmistakable talent. The show begins with a performance from Elan Trotman and his band, […]