December 16, 2017

3 Great CT Venues for Live Jazz

We’re always on the lookout for new music venues in Connecticut!  Need some new jazz hotspots?  Add these 3 great CT venues for live jazz to your calendar. Smoking with Chris Located in Southington, CT, Smoking with Chris is a great place for delicious BBQ.  Smoking with Chris is family-owned and began as a passion […]

The Hawkins Jazz Collective

The Hawkins Jazz Collective is a New Haven based group led by musician Gil Hawkins Jr.  The Owl Shop in New Haven hosts the Hawkins Jazz Collective every Wednesday evening from 9 p.m. to midnight.  Admission is free, so swing by and check them out! The Hawkins Jazz Collective The Hawkins Jazz Collective features a […]

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas

The International Festival of Arts and Ideas will take place in New Haven, Connecticut June 3rd through June 24th.  This festival will feature internationally renowned musicians, modern dance, circus theater, discussions on modern issues, food, bicycle tours and more! About The International Festival of Arts and Ideas The International Festival of Arts and Ideas is […]

2016 New Haven Jazz Festival

The 2016 New Haven Jazz Festival will be taking place Saturday, August 27th on the New Haven Green!  This event is presented by the Jazz Haven in association with New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, The New Haven Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism, and the New Haven Board of Alders. The 33rd New Haven Jazz Festival […]

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 […]

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. […]

Nick Fradiani at College Street Music Hall

You don’t want to miss American Idol winner and Guilford, Connecticut native Nick Fradiani at College Street Music Hall on Friday, May 13th!  We can’t wait to hear what is on Nick Fradiani’s set list for his College Street Music Hall performance in New Haven, Connecticut; this will be an all ages show.  To purchase […]

Live Music Venues Across Connecticut

Looking for live music venues across Connecticut!  From seasoned dive bars to historic local venues, Connecticut has everything!  Here are a few of our favorite Connecticut venues to visit for live music in CT! Middletown, Connecticut  The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center is the place in Middletown to connect with others interested in expressing […]

Connecticut Jazz All-Stars Concert

ACT Jams Production presents The Connecticut Jazz All-Stars Saturday, September 19th at Uptown Upscale Lounge in downtown New Haven!  If you love live jazz in Connecticut, you don’t want to miss this event! The Connecticut Jazz All-Stars concert will feature Steve Clarke on bass, William Prince on saxophone, Tye Brown on keyboards, and Will Davis […]

Toad’s Place New Haven

One of Connecticut’s most renowned venues is Toad’s Place in New Haven.  Since 1975, Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut has hosted musicians such as The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, U2, and more! Toad’s Place has welcomed legendary musicians and local bands alike for almost 40 years.  Toad’s Place also features an upper-level venue, Lilly’s […]