ABBAmania pays tribute to one of music’s most iconic groups when it takes the stage of bridgeport’s Downtown Cabaret Theatre
ABBAmania is rated the number one Abba tribute production in the world highlighted by authentic costumes, made by the seamstress from the hit Broadway musical, Mamma Mia, and incredible vocals by cast members Toby Boyle, Danny Gluckstein, Carly Broome and Katrina Wallis. The vocalists are accompanied by a live onstage band and the show features twenty-two Abba songs in its two-set show with costume changes, choreography, comedy and a great concert sound. Wherever the show plays it wins such critical praise as "Abba-solutely brilliant. The authenticity of the production has to be seen and heard to be believed, and the quality of the vocals and harmonies set new standards in London’s West End.” (West End reviewer).
Dec 11, 2012 - 3:05:45 AM

The Connecticut Little Symphony performs Mozart
The Connecticut Little Symphony will give a concert April 21, 2012, Saturday, 2:00 p.m., at The Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, CT 06897. The concert will include Mozart’s Piano Quintet in E Flat for Winds and Piano, K 452, as well as the Carl Reinecke Sextet. The concert is free and open to the public.
Mar 23, 2012 - 3:25:05 PM

CT Alliance for Music announces competition winners
Connecticut Alliance for Music announces the winners of the 2011 Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition held recently at Westport Town Hall. The Westport Arts Center and WSHU supported this annual event, traditionally bringing together young musicians from around the world, many of whom have garnered top prizes in competitions and performed with leading orchestras and chamber groups worldwide.
Nov 30, 2011 - 5:40:38 AM

Tim Reynolds and TR3 coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse
Longtime Dave Matthews collaborator and two-time Grammy® award nominee, Tim Reynolds and TR3, his eclectic power trio will perform at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, December 2, at 8 p.m.
Nov 29, 2011 - 7:31:43 AM

WCSU jazz concert to feature John Patitucci
Western Connecticut State University’s jazz studies program and Student Jazz Club will present legendary bassist John Patitucci on Friday, Dec. 2, in a series of master classes and an evening performance in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury.
Nov 22, 2011 - 5:15:48 AM

Gospel music concert features Vaneese Thomas
Vaneese Thomas, internationally acclaimed Gospel singer, will be featured in a concert of Gospel music Sunday, October 30, at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Joining Ms. Thomas will be members of church choirs from Stamford, New Canaan, Darien, Bridgeport and Fairfield, and a professional instrumental ensemble.
Oct 25, 2011 - 1:54:29 AM

Treetops CMS showcase Arriaga Competition winners' concert
The TREETOPS CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY continues its fall concert season in Stamford presenting the Lysander Piano Trio and the Harmonium Saxophone Quartet, joint 1st prize winners at the 2011 Arriaga Competition. This is a great opportunity to hear violinist Itamar Zorman, who after winning at the Arriaga Competition in Stamford, went on to winning the top prize at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Russia. The first half of the concert at Treetops CMS will feature the Harmonium Quartet performing Piazzolla’s Four For Tango, Noda’s Les Oiseaux, Donatoni’s Rasch, Albright’s Selections from Fantasy Etudes and a world première by Butera; while the second half of the program will feature the Lysander Trio performing Dvorak’s Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65.
Oct 13, 2011 - 5:58:58 AM

Guitar Magazine presents Ronnie Montrose
Guitar Magazine presents Ronnie Montrose, heavy metal’s guitar guru who became famous from his stints with Gamma, Edgar Winter Group, Van Morrison and Sawbuck, will light up the night on Wednesday, October 12, at 8 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Special guest is Michael Lee Firkins, whose sound fuses bluegrass, country, blues, and jazz elements into his distinct rock sound. He is noted amongst guitarists for his prolific use of hybrid picking at high speeds. This show is part of the Guinness Black Lager Rock Series. Media is sponsor is i95fm.
Oct 3, 2011 - 5:58:35 AM

Vienna Boys Choir comes to the Bushnell this holiday season
The angelic voices of the Vienna Boys Choir will resound throughout Mortensen Hall at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. as the young choristers present their holiday repertoire. Mesmerizing audiences for more than 500 years, the internationally acclaimed choir will feature favorites such as “I’ll be home for Christmas” and “Silver Bells,” in addition to a selection of timeless French, Italian and Russian carols.
Sep 30, 2011 - 12:50:10 PM

3 Guitar Heroes concert canceled
Michael Schenker, Uli Jon Roth and Leslie West have been forced to postpone the “3 Guitar Heroes” tour due to insurmountable travel issues. The band was to perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on October 8.
Sep 27, 2011 - 6:09:52 PM

World-renowned pianist to perform at WCSU
World-renowned pianist Peter Frankl will perform at Western Connecticut State University on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The concert will be at noon in the Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. More
Sep 26, 2011 - 11:51:06 AM

David Cassidy to perform at the Edgerton Center
The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University kicks off its Retro Series with David Cassidy who became the biggest television and performing phenomenon in history almost four decades ago when he rose to stardom in the hit family television show “The Partridge Family.”
Sep 26, 2011 - 5:58:58 AM

Treetops CMS opens new season with Chopin
A last minute cancellation due to illness by the Kwon sisters will bring pianist Benjamin Hochman back to the Treetops Chamber Music Society for its season opening concert on September 25, in Stamford. Since his first appearance at Treetops, Hochman has concertized with some of the top orchestras in the world, including the New York Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony, and this year won the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. The program at Treetops includes MOZART Sonata in C minor, K. 457; DEBUSSY Selections from Études, Books 1 and 2 (No. 5, “pour les Octaves”; No. 10, “pour les Sonorités opposées”; No. 11, “pour les Arpèges composées”; No. 12, “pour les Accords”; DAVID LUGWIG Five Bagatelles (commissioned by the 92nd Street Y, New York); CHOPIN Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60; Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4; Mazurka in D Major, Op. 33, No. 2; Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 50, No. 3; Polonaise-Fantasie in A-flat Major, Op. 61.
Sep 21, 2011 - 5:58:58 AM

The Temptations to perform at The Warner
On Saturday, September 10 at 8pm, the iconic Motown sound of The Temptations can be heard at Torrington’s historic Warner Theatre.
Sep 3, 2011 - 1:35:23 PM

Local ragtime jazz quartet to perform in Darien
“They all played ragtime!” says Lew Green, a 35-year resident of Darien describing the music scene a century ago. Lew and his wife Mary have recreated the music of the ragtime and jazz era and will perform with the Ragtime Evolution at the Darien Arts Center’s Cabaret Theatre, located at the Weatherstone Studio, 2 Renshaw Road ( behind Darien Town Hall), on Saturday, July 23, at 8 p.m.
Jul 21, 2011 - 5:58:58 AM

Gospel concert to benefit the people of Haiti
Haiti Lumiere de Demain(HLD) is holding its inaugural Gospel Concert to benefit the people of Haiti by providing resources to combat child illiteracy and promote environmental education on July 16, 2011 at the Norwalk City Hall in Connecticut at 6pm. The funds raised will go towards purchasing solar powered flashlights and aiding school children in the rural communities who do not have access to electricity. After the small Caribbean island suffered 300,000 deaths from 35 seconds of the earth moving ferociously in the dark, Haiti Lumiere de Demain knew that its purpose is to continue bringing light to the country.
Jul 11, 2011 - 11:35:43 AM

Huey Lewis and the News to perform at REACH Concert Series
Travelers Championship officials announced Wednesday a partnership with The REACH Foundation to host the REACH Concert Series during tournament week. Eddie Money will perform on Wednesday, June 22, while Huey Lewis and the News will perform on Saturday, June 25. The concerts will begin around 7 p.m. – right after the last golfer of the day finishes his round – and will be held in the Subway Fan Zone located in the center of the course.
May 13, 2011 - 9:30:17 PM

Marvin Stamm Quartet performs for Hot & Cool jazz
Jazz trumpeter Marvin Stamm brings his sound to Wilton Library’s Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room concert on Saturday, May 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Joining Stamm for the evening is pianist Mike Holober, bassist Bill Crow and drummer Roger Post. The audience will be treated to classic jazz renditions from The Great American Songbook, the songs of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, Victor Young, Hoagy Carmichael, and others; jazz standards composed by Gillespie, Parker, Davis, and Monk; and the music of Bossa Nova, the compositions of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfa. 
May 10, 2011 - 5:58:47 AM

Pianist Ronald Hawkins performs at Wilton Library
American pianist Ronald Hawkins takes to the Brubeck Room stage at Wilton Library on Sunday, May 22 at 4 p.m. for the library’s Connecticut’s Own concert series. Hawkins has embarked on a series of recitals that feature one of the most influential works in the history of western classical music, Johann Sebastian Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier” (WTC). The WTC is comprised of two books and a total of 96 pieces: 48 Preludes and 48 Fugues, which feature all the 24 major and minor keys. Hawkins will be playing a complete performance of “The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 Preludes” in his Wilton Library performance.
May 9, 2011 - 5:55:53 AM

Return performance for Shiller and Gurevich
This month’s Connecticut’s Own concert at Wilton Library is headlined by returning performers Larry Shiller on violin and Olga Gurevich on piano Sunday, March 20 at 4 p.m. The hour-long concert features pieces by Beethoven, Brahms and Ravel. More
Mar 10, 2011 - 7:31:20 PM

Latin jazz and Afro-Cuban beats with O'Farill
The Westport Arts Center will present Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farill with “Latin Jazz and Afro-Cuban Beats” on Sunday, March 6, 3 p.m., in the WAC Gallery, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport.
Feb 28, 2011 - 2:58:41 PM

Tantor Audio to host audiobook warehouse sale
Tantor Audio, a leading publisher of unabridged audiobooks, will host a warehouse sale Thursday, December 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, December 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More
Dec 11, 2010 - 6:28:01 PM

Columbian jazz harpist comes to Westport
Westport Arts Center’s jazz concert series, celebrating world music, will present the brilliant Colombian harpist, Edmar Castaneda, and his trio, on Sunday, November 14, 3 p.m. in the WAC Gallery, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport.
Oct 27, 2010 - 5:58:30 AM

The music of Simon & Garfunkel at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre
The Award-winning Downtown Cabaret Theatre presents four concert performances of The Music of Simon & Garfunkel featuring A.J Swearingen & Jonathan Beedle opening Friday, October 15 and continuing through Sunday, October 17, 2010.
Oct 6, 2010 - 10:46:32 PM

The Norwalk Symphony opens fall season with free benefit concert on October 30
The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra announced that it will open its fall season with a free benefit concert on October 30th. The event will feature symphony musicians who will volunteer their time to play. Admission to this Concert will be free but concertgoers are asked to please offer generous donations which are critically needed. More
Sep 30, 2010 - 6:58:25 AM

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