July 20, 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 […]

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 […]

Joey Alexander Trio

The Joey Alexander Trio is performing live at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Connecticut on Thursday, December 1st, 2016!  The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Ticket Prices Ticket prices for this event are as follows:  $36 floor / $32 mezzanine / $15 Students & Youth Under 18 (2 […]

International Festival of Arts and Ideas

Each summer New Haven, Connecticut hosts the International Festival of Arts and Ideas!  This festival is a 16-day celebration featuring performing arts, lectures, and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven; more than 85% of Festival events are completely free! Headline Concerts on the New Haven Green Open-air concerts during the International Festival […]

Southington’s Music on the Green

This summer, live music is happening all across Connecticut.  Southington’s Music on the Green is an outdoor concert series which takes place every Wednesday evening from 7 – 9 p.m. on the Southington Town Green.  Admission is free and all are welcome to attend! The Music on the Green concert series kicked off on May […]

Connecticut’s Outdoor Concerts: Summer 2016

If you’re already planning out your summer vacation itinerary, check out Connecticut’s outdoor concerts for summer 2016!  From Hartford to New Haven, and everywhere in between, there are so many free concerts in Connecticut to check out this summer.  Save our Summer 2016 Outdoor Concerts event page to your bookmarks to stay up to date […]

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. […]