December 16, 2017

Cafe Nine

Grab a drink and enjoy live music at Cafe Nine in New Haven, CT!  Cafe Nine is one of our favorite live music venues in Connecticut because of their cool vibe, great events calendar and host a live jazz jam session every Saturday from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Cafe Nine:  The Musician’s Living Room Support […]

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 […]

Simply Swing Featuring Vivian Larosa

Connecticut’s live music concerts continue with The Farmington Bank Community Concert Series!  Simply Swing featuring Vivian Larosa will perform in the Bicentennial Band Shell at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut on Friday, August 12th. Enjoy big band classics and swing dance era favorites during this free performance.  Simply Swing will perform under the direction […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jazz & Strings with Jimmy Greene

One of the most recently added jazz venues in Connecticut, Infinity Hall Hartford, will feature Jazz & Strings with Jimmy Greene.  The event will take place Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.; tickets for this event start at $29. Jazz & Strings a musical group comprised of select members of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. […]

Peter Hand Quartet Plays “Three Jazz Heroes” in Greenwich, Connecticut

Watch as the Peter Hand Quartet plays “Three Jazz Heroes” in Greenwich, Connecticut this Thursday, November 12th at 7 P.M.   This free live jazz event will take place at the Byram Shubert Library on 21 Mead Avenue in Greenwich. Port Chester, New York native, Peter Hand has created over 230 compositions and more than 350 […]

April Events: Live Jazz in Connecticut

Kick April off the right way, with live jazz in Connecticut!  Get off of the couch and away from the Netflix this April, and start connecting with other jazz lovers in the area.  Connecticut’s diverse live music scene means there are many different sub-genres to explore, and artists to discover.  Which of these upcoming events […]

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 […]