Tag: music

Music listings for May 30

  FRIDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE WIND ENSEMBLE. 7 p.m. “The Winds of Change” with Cynthia Sims, freelance news writer at Fox. Directed by Christopher Dresko. Music from Persichetti’s “Pageant,” “El Camino Real” by Alfred Reed, Holst’s Hammersmith” and “Royal…

Music listings for May 23

FRIDAY, MAY 23 OTHER TRIBUTE TO STEELY DAN AND THE EAGLES. Featuring Hey Nineteen and A. Tequila Sunrise. 7:30 p.m. GardeArtsCenter, 325 State St., New London. GardeArts.org   SUNDAY, MAY 25 OTHER ROD STEWART, SANTANA. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena,…

Music listings for May 16

  FRIDAY, MAY 16 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 a.m., Classic heavy rock. Legends, Pine Street, Bristol.   POST-MODERN PANIC, VESPERA, AND THUNDERPHUNK. 9:30 p.m. Post-Modern Panic is nominated for best rock band at the 2014 Connecticut Music Awards. Vespera of…

Music listings for May 9

FRIDAY, MAY 9 OTHER COLIN BLUNSTONE. Of the Zombies. 8 p.m. With Edward Rogers. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $45, $65. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.   JUKE JOINT ON PARK. 8 p.m. Singers Kerri Powers, John Thomas, and Dave…

Music listings for April 15

  FRIDAY, MAY 2 OTHER THE WINERY DOGS. Featuring Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Mr. Big bassist Billy Sheehan, and guitarist/singer Richie Kotzen. Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield.   BRISTOL DIVISI. 7 p.m. CentralConnecticutStateUniversity male a capella group. BristolBaptistChurch, 43 Schoool St.,…

Music listings for April 25

FRIDAY, APRIL 25 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers, 300 Middle St., Bristol.   FOLKSINGER ANDREW MCKNIGHT. 7:30 p.m. McKnight will perform his own award-winning music. Gallery 156 of Artist Tree Tea House, 160 School St., Bristol. $20. No one will be…

Music listings for April 18

  FRIDAY, APRIL 18 OTHER GUY DAVIS. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17, $27. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.   THE HOLD STEADY. Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com   POST-MODERN PANIC. Doors open at 9…

Music listings for April 11

FRIDAY, APRIL 11 OTHER JULIAN LAGE AND CHRIS ELDRIDGE OF THE PUNCH BROTHERS. Special guest Aoife O’Donovan. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $22, $32. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.   CHAMPIAN FULTON. 7, 9 p.m. Jazz pianist. Palace…

Music listings for April 4

  FRIDAY, APRIL 4 OTHER ‘THE LAST WALTZ LIVE.’ 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $30, $40. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.   OPEN AIR STEREO. Toquet Hall, Westport.   ANTI-MORTEM. Webster Underground, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com   BRISTOL THE CHAPARRALS.…

Music listings for March 21

FRIDAY, MARCH 21 OTHER BLACK 47. Farewell tour. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $35. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.   SATURDAY, MARCH 22 BRISTOL CARRIE JOHNSON. Benefit for the First Congregational Church of BristolPhilippinesMission Fund. 6:30 p.m.,…

Listings for July 26

  Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, JULY 26 OTHER SINGLES DINNER EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m Dakota’s, 1489 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill. (860) 582-8229.   FANTASY FICTION AUTHOR TERRY BROOKS. 7:30 p.m Celebration of his new novel, “Witch Wraith:…

A song of hope for Newtown

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a reporter interviews an artist—musical, visual, theatrical, literature—invariably the question will arise… What inspired you? When the artist replies, just as invariably, he/she has to reach back in time several months, even years, to…