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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]
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Stamford Chorale begins new season; seeks aspiring singers to swell its ranks

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Newtown’s Panacea is looking for fan’s photos, video of Aug. 31 reunion concert

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Pictured, the band Panacea, who reunited in concert Aug. 31, 2014. Contributed photo/Gail Corrow Despite a downpour and lingering gray skies, the Panacea reunion in Newtown on Sunday, Aug. 31, featured good times and a great turnout, said organizers, who had been hoping to pick up where they left off last year. “The pavilion was […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Curiosity Concerts series returns Sept. 27 with ‘The Music Makers’

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Pictured, Sonic Escape, which bills itself as “daredevils with instruments,” will open the Curiosity Concerts’ second season on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Greenwich Library. Required reservations at www.CuriosityConcerts.org. Contributed photo/Josh Cutillo After a successful inaugural season, Curiosity Concerts returns with another series of free concerts in the Greenwich area with the intent […] [Read More]
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Panacea set for encore performance Aug. 31 in Newtown

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Pictured, the band Panacea will return and reunite for a second time in more than 40 years for a concert on Aug. 31, 2014 in Newtown. It follows a rousing, though abbreviated set during last year’s Great Newtown Reunion. Contributed photo/Gail Corrow Don’t let it be said that the band Panacea does not deliver on […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s Acoustic Cafe shows off new renovations

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After undergoing two months of renovations, owners of Bridgeport’s Acoustic Cafe hosted a soft opening to showcase the venue’s expanded stage, upgraded sound and lighting systems and sleek, new design. Acoustic’s first show in seven weeks featured performances from reggae bands Rootz Underground, of Jamaica, and Bridgeport’s own I Anbassa on Thursday. On Friday, Aug. […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Chris Webby releases first single off debut LP

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Chris Webby has his share of haters. And, on his new single, the Norwalk-raised rapper is letting them know just what he thinks of them. The song, “F*ck Off,” is the first single off Webby’s forthcoming debut LP, “Chemically Imbalanced.” Listen to it, below, and download it, here. In addition, Webby is asking all his […] [Read More]
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Cast your vote in the Connecticut Breakthrough Awards

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You may have heard of the Connecticut Music Awards, an annual award show honoring the best musicians in the state. Though that show does have a category for Best Hip Hop and Best R&B, the winners and nominees have been but a small sampling of the talent Connecticut has to offer. Now, there is an […] [Read More]