December 16, 2017

Phil Denny and Eric Leone at the Palace Theater

International recording artist Phillip Denny joins Eric Leone and special guests Andrea Saunders, Steve Clark, Pat Marafiote and Dexter Pettaway Sr. for an Up Close and Personal Smooth Jazz Affair.  This event is presented by ACT Jams Productions and will take place Friday, February 17th at the Waterbury Palace Theater. Phil Denny International smooth jazz […]

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 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 […]

Nicholas Payton Trio

Don’t miss the Nicholas Payton Trio in Connecticut this Friday, September 18th!  The Nicholas Payton Trio featuring Gerald Cannon and Herlin Riley will perform at 8 p.m. in the Crowell Concert Hall.  Admission is $27 general public; $25 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty/staff/alumni, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students. Nicholas Payton is a Grammy award-winning trumpet player and multi-instrumentalist.  This New […]

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 […]

Black Eyed Sally’s: Jazz Mondays

Hartford, Connecticut’s Black Eyed Sally’s Southern Kitchen and Bar proudly hosts Jazz Mondays!  This Connecticut venue features a full menu of Cajun cuisine as well as award-winning barbeque!  Check out the online menu for Black Eyed Sally’s here. James Varano, opened Black Eyed Sally’s in 1995, and has been on a roll ever since!  Having […]

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 […]

New Haven Jazz Fest 2014

Nothing stays the same and that is very true for the New Haven Jazz Festival. Established 32 years ago, the New Haven Jazz Festival has morphed into something that I think will really catch on with area residents and visitors alike. In the past the festival was held over a series of weekends with free […]