February 23, 2019

The Social Bar & Kitchen

The Social Bar & Kitchen is a newcomer in the music, drinks, and food scene in New London. Established in 2016, The Social Bar & Kitchen offers a seasonal modern gastro-pub style menu, hand-crafted cocktails, and live music in one of New London’s most stunning rooms. The restaurant regularly hosts live music, comedy, and more. […]

Jazz Sundays at Stone’s Throw Restaurant

Always on the lookout for new spots for live jazz music, I discovered Stone’s Throw Restaurant on the Housatonic River in Seymour. Every Sunday, from 11AM until 4PM – they host Jazz Brunch. Featuring live music from 12PM until 3PM, a $19.50 prixe-fix menu including an appetizer, entree, and dessert, and $12 bottomless Mimosas, Bloody […]

The Levitt Pavilion

The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts venue in Westport, CT. The Levitt Pavilion produces one of the largest and longest-running free outdoor festivals in the nation! Over the course of more than four decades, our Summer Season featuring our signature “50 Free Nights under the Stars” has entertained over 1.5 […]

Jazz at Buttonwood Tree

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center offers a wide variety of musical selections in the Middletown, CT, area. For over 25 years, The Buttonwood Tree (TBT) has been a hub of vibrant arts performances and events in the North End of Middletown.  Providing an art gallery, a used bookstore, a coffee shop, and […]

323 Jazz in Westport CT

323 is a friendly neighborhood restaurant serving American cuisine (steaks, burgers, salads & wings) with an array of seafood options. 323 not only serves excellent food, they also host regular jazz nights. They use local produce as seasonally available. 323’s lounge has the largest flat-screen TV in Westport, making them the perfect spot for watching […]

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. […]

Black Eyed Sally’s Jazz Mondays

Black-Eyed Sally’s barbecue restaurant is a local favorite in Hartford, CT built in an historic 100-year-old brick building with pressed tin walls and time-worn wood floors, and is full of southern folk art and blues memorabilia. Owned & operated by the same family who has been serving and enriching their CT community for over 20 […]

Lyman Center’s Upcoming Performances

There are so many upcoming live jazz performances at the Lyman Center of SCSU!  Mark your calendar now for the Lyman Center’s upcoming performances which include Nick Colionne, Maysa, Brian Simpson, Art Sherrod Jr., Gerald Albright and more! There are so many great venues for live music in Connecticut that we have to plan our […]

Bob Baldwin and Friends

ACT Jams Productions presents Up Close and Personal:  A Smooth Jazz Affair!  This 30th year artist anniversary concert will feature headliner Bob Baldwin and Friends on Friday, September 22nd at 8 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Wallingford, Connecticut.   Celebrate Bob Baldwin’s 30th year artist anniversary with ACT Jams Productions in Waterbury, Connecticut Friday, […]