March 24, 2018

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. […]

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 […]