August 19, 2017

Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017

The countdown to the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2017 has begun!  One of Connecticut’s biggest summer concerts, the Greater Hartford Festival takes place in downtown Hartford and requires no admission. The 2017 Festival Line Up Hartford’s Festival of Jazz begins Friday, July 14th and ends Sunday, July 16th.  A fusion of live music, performances, arts […]

Nathan Davis’ Young God’s Music Group

Hartford, Connecticut’s Black-Eyed Sally’s hosted Nathan Davis’ Young God’s Music Group Monday, January 30th from 8-11 p.m.  All were welcome to attend this live music event; admission was free. This live performance features Nathan Davis on trombone, Karim Rome on tenor sax, Lomar Brown on alto-sax, Mike Carabello on keyboards, Matt Dqonszyk on bass and Joshua Colemon […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jazzzzzz in the Park

The 48th season of Hartford’s Monday Night Jazz series is in full swing at Bushnell Park in Hartford. This is the nation’s oldest running free jazz series now under the direction & organization of the Hartford Jazz Society. What makes this series so special is the effort the jazz society makes to bring to the […]

Hartford, Connecticut’s UMOJA

Delve into the musical culture of Hartford, Connecticut’s UMOJA.  UMOJA is a seven piece ensemble which embraces the seven principals of Kwanzaa, the first of which is UMOJA, meaning “unity” in Swahili.  This group of eclectic and talented musicians assembled in 2007 and Enjoy CT Live has been following them since! The UMOJA Quintet Raynel […]

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 […]

Shenel Johns, Jazz Vocalist

Enjoy CT Live is proud to present Shenel Johns as our new featured artist.  Hartford native, Shenel Johns is a jazz vocalist with a fresh take on classic sounds.  Johns has played with her band, Umoja, as well as the Sam Parker Quartet. She has recently shared the stage with other talented local musicians such as […]