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Bedlam Brothers String Band bring ‘art and soul’ to Stamford’s downtown

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Veterans of Connecticut’s music scene will make a stop in Stamford next week for an evening of roots music, delving into beloved Irish and Scottish tunes, country music from the 1920s and 30s and more. The Bedlam Brothers String Band, a quartet that includes the talents of Mike Kachuba, Geoff Kooris, Dave McCaan, and Jeff […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Young Artists music group launches season

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Young Artists Philharmonic practices under the direction of Principal Conductor Christian Capocaccia at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, Conn. in 2012. The group will kick off its 55th season on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Italian Center in Stamford, Conn. (File photo) Five musical performing groups will come together on Sunday, Oct. 26, to launch […] [Read More]
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Singers, dancers bring music of Rodgers and Hart to life

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Pictured, Lucia Palmieri and Patric Hale give it their all during a Rodgers & Hart musical celebration “Sing for your Supper,” which will run through Oct. 26, 2014, at the First Congregational Church Auditorium in Old Greenwich, Conn. Lucia Palmieri has sung from the stage at a sold-out Carnegie Hall show, entertained throngs in Central […] [Read More]
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Aretha Franklin is coming to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena in March

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Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 92Y Presents Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis In Conversation at the 92nd St. Y on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP) With her latest release, Aretha Franklin has made Billboard history, becoming the first woman and fourth artist to notch 100 career […] [Read More]
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Irish music to sound in Milford, led by top button accordionist John Whelan

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Come see how Irish musicians jam when the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann chapter welcomes button accordion player John Whelan on Oct. 16. An instrumentalist, composer, teacher, producer and mentor, Whelan has been involved with Comhaltas abroad (he was born in London to Irish parents) and in the United States for 40 years. He started […] [Read More]
Cyndi Lauper In Concert

Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper adds her voice to ‘Truly Brave’ initiative

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Cyndi Lauper performs at the Mark G. Etess Arena – Trump Taj Mahal on July 6, 2013 in Atlantic City, N.J. She recently teamed with Sara Bareilles on a project to help children with cancer. A new track, and music video, “Truly Brave” launched late last month. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) Well, they have […] [Read More]
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Neil Diamond’s trip along ‘Melody Road’ to land him in Conn.

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Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Diamond was promoting his upcoming release, “Melody Road.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Did you miss Neil Diamond’s concert at Brooklyn’s Erasmus Hall High […] [Read More]
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Family festival features birds of prey, music, more

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The Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury will host its annual Bentfest fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 6 p.m. This annual family festival will feature a Birds of Prey demonstration at 3 p.m., a bird banding demonstration at 4 p.m., river and nature walks, an insect safari, a bird-watching […] [Read More]
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Local musicians have shot for money, performance at Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den stage

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Prize money and bragging rights are on the line in a new music contest organized by Hall Communications and Mohegan Sun, which gets under way this month. Local musicians are encouraged to sign up for the “Locals Live” event, which will award $5,000 to the first-place winner, as well as a chance to perform at […] [Read More]
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Levitt Pavilion’s children’s music series finishes season tonight with Monkey Monkey Music

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If you have been meaning to catch one of this year’s performances in the Melissa and Doug Children’s Series in Westport, time is of the essence. The final concert in the series takes place tonight at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts with an appearance by Monkey Monkey Music at 7 p.m. (come early, […] [Read More]