July 16, 2019

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 project.  Try some of their BBQ classics and enjoy live music; Smoking with Chris’ hosts live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.  View their events calendar here.

Neverending Books

Free Form Members of the New Haven Improvisers Collective at Never Ending Books, above left, for their monthly workshop. Credit Andrew Sullivan of The New York Times

Neverending Books is a bookstore in New Haven, CT that conducts the Improvised Music Workshop on the last Monday of the month at 8 p.m.!  This is a great way to connect with other musicians around Connecticut.  Neverending Books also hosts the Uncertainty Music Series, a creative music performance, on the second Saturday of every month.


Quattro’s of Guilford, CT is an Italian restaurant and wine bar.  We love their awesome Sunday Brunch!  Sunday Brunch is on the first & third Sunday of every month from noon till 3 pm with the Barry Ries Trio featuring a special guest headliner for each event.

For more live music venues in Connecticut, check out our list.