June 19, 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 […]

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. […]

The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a cultural hub for Ridgefield, Connecticut.  This theater hosts a variety of live entertainment from films to plays and musical performances.  View their calendar of upcoming events here. About The Ridgefield Playhouse The Ridgefield Playhouse strives to provide arts to the community.  This Connecticut venue was originally a high school designed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]