August 19, 2017

5th Annual Jazz Festival at Yale

It’s that time of year again!  We are very excited for the 5th Annual Jazz Festival at Yale!  The lineup for this student-organized weekend of live jazz is held April 22nd – April 23rd.  Admission for this event is free. About the Yale Jazz Festival The Yale Jazz Festival is one of the highest quality […]

BAR New Haven

One of our favorite places to enjoy a slice, beer and live show is BAR New Haven!  Located at 254 Crown Street, Bar is always hosting a great live show. The Pizza You can’t talk about Bar without mentioning their pizza, specifically their Mashed Potato Pizza, which is as delicious as it sounds.  If you’re a first-timer […]

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 […]

A Summer Breeze & Dianne Reeves

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven played host to Dianne Reeves and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra Saturday June 21st, the first evening of summer. The Grammy Award winner shared many of her 12 songs from her new release, Beautiful Life. This is her first release in 5 years which in […]

Cafe Nine: The Musicians Living Room

In 1972, jazz, blues, and soul enthusiast Michael Riechbart opened Bluebartz Bar at 250 State Street in New Haven.  From the beginning, the bar featured music every weekend.  The performers were primarily Riechbart’s friends, who were life-long musicians.  In 1991, Riechbart and his wife revamped the bar and changed the name to Cafe Nine.  They […]

The Owl Shop: Hawkins Jazz Collective

The Owl Shop in New Haven, CT is certainly an experience to be had, especially on the nights they host live music.  In fair warning, The Owl Shop is a smoke shop and cigar lounge.  If you can handle the smoke, you will enjoy the atmosphere.  I am not a smoker and found myself getting […]