Hilton Valentine of the Animals attends the 2010 Rock Con: The National Rock & Roll Fan Fest at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center on July 31, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. Valentine will be in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 15, 2015, for the "Fab 4 Festival."

Hilton Valentine of The Animals will help celebrate ‘Fab 4 Music Festival’ in Danbury

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Hilton Valentine, the lead guitarist of The Animals, will add some star power as a special guest of honor for the Fab 4 Music Festival set for Aug. 15 in Danbury. The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Shea Stadium concert on Aug. 15, 1965, as well as many other things “Beatle” […] [Read More]
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‘The Cat in the Hat’ returns to WCSU

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“The Cat in the Hat” is back, thanks to Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Danbury. Shows will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10; Saturday, July 11; Sunday, July 12; Saturday, July 18; and Sunday, July 19, in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Centre on the university’s […] [Read More]
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Pete Francis Heimbold of Greenwich, Chad Urmston, Brad Corrigan of the band Dispatch perform during Lexus Pop-Up Concert Series Powered by Pandora on June 30, 2015 in Westbury City, N.Y.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Pandora Media)

Dispatch, SoulCycle team up to reduce hunger and burn calories in Greenwich

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Get those muscles spinning for hunger this week during a special charity event in Greenwich that will team a popular band with a popular exercise movement. Dispatch, a popular indie rock band, will be working with the Greenwich location of SoulCycle to raise funds for several organizations that are working to get more food and […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University cancels outdoor June 27 concert

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With forecasts suggesting Saturday night might be a bit soggy, Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts’ has cancelled its Live on the Lawn concert, which was planned for that night. A press release sent out this morning stated: We are disappointed, but hope that you continue to look to Fairfield University and […] [Read More]
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Ives Concert Park in Danbury offers simulcast of Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary Chicago concert on July 3

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You can celebrate the Grateful Dead’s 50 years of music with friends and fans in Danbury on Friday, July 3, when Ives Concert Park offers a simulcast of that night’s concert from Soldier Field in Chicago. The concert will be shown on a jumbo screen at the concert park, on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State […] [Read More]
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GBS’ Eric Jacobsen to conduct free family pops concert at Seaside Park, fireworks to follow

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Here’s the latest: The Barnum Festival’s Greater Bridgeport Symphony outdoor free pops concert in Seaside Park Friday night will feature Maestro Eric Jacobsen (above) and a program that includes: Tchaikovsky’s movement 4 from Symphony No. 4 and “1812” Overture, Bernstein’s “Candide” Overture, movement 4 from Dvorak’s “New World,” as well as Sousa’s Washington Post March […] [Read More]
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The new Levitt Pavilion, following several years of planning and construction, inaugurated its $9 million venue in 2014. It comes back in 2015 with a new season that kicks off on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Westport’s Levitt Pavilion opens for season on June 28

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The Levitt Pavilion, which has been providing mostly free, outdoor summer entertainment from its perch alongside Westport’s Saugatuck River since the early 1970s, is once again rolling out a season of song, dance, film, comedy and the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series. However, it will start with one of its few ticketed evenings. The tickets […] [Read More]
The Fairfield Counts Big Band will close the Waveny Park Summer Concert Series in a show sponsored by HTG Investment Advisors, of New Canaan, Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Greenwich concerts series takes the music seaside

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One can find outdoor music opportunities in Greenwich this summer, thanks to the Friends of Greenwich Point. The organization recently launched its 2015 Family Concert Series, which brings free concerts to its Seaside Garden at Tod’s Point on summer Sundays. They run 5:30 to 7 p.m. The series kicks off with The Fairfield Counts, an […] [Read More]