Broadway for a song: Area children’s choir set to cover ‘timeless’ hits

Above, the Fairfield County Children’s Choir performs during a previous performance. The group is set to present “Timeless Favorites and Today’s Hits,” on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Since September, a group of 300 young singers have been immersed in the melodies of the Great White Way, preparing for the day that will soon be on […] [Read More]

Music to flow at ‘Speakeasy’ and funds to grow for Kennedy Center

Above, Betina Hershey, Nick Russo and Dan Martin, members of the Dan Martin Sextet, are set to perform at the Kennedy Center Children’s Services benefit, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, Conn. The evening’s theme is the 1920s jazz era. Contributed photo The jazz age makes a return Saturday, Feb. 7, […] [Read More]

Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff photo Winter has the area in its strong grip, but Stamford Downtown is already thinking about summer and its signature music series, which […] [Read More]

Madera Winds plan to bring a taste of summer to Wilton

Pictured, Madera Winds is comprised of from left, back row, Jan van den Berg, John Harley and Ralph Kirmser; and, from left, seated, Janet Atherton and Rosemary Dellinger. The group will perform at the Wilton Library in Wilton, Conn., on Sunday, Jan. 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. Contributed photo It may be impossible to […] [Read More]
Categories: Event, Local Talent, Music

January begins with jazz in downtown Stamford

  Pictured, Maria Tiscia sings on stage as the opening act for Dianne Reeves during Jazz Up July at Columbus Park in Stamford on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Staff photo/Jason Rearick Brazil makes a stop in Stamford next weekend when the jazz quartet Rio Bound performs a mix of Brazilian jazz favorites during an afternoon […] [Read More]

Free concert in Fairfield features rising talent Anna Han

Pictured, Anna Han performs during the 2012 New York International Piano Competition in New York City. She earned first place in that competition when she was only 16. She is currently studying music at Juilliard in New York City. She will offer a free recital at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center in Fairfield, Conn., […] [Read More]

Taylor Swift surprises Connecticut fans at home (w/video)

  Back in November, a 2-year-old Taylor Swift superfan from North Haven and his mom got a very special early holiday gift–the pop star right at their door. Swift posted photos of her surprise visit when it happened, but now you can watch it all go down on video. In the video she explains that […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Music

Bard’s birthday bash will ring in the new year in Greenwich

There are those milestone birthdays, and then there are milestone birthdays, like the 450th of William Shakespeare. Though the famous playwright is long gone, an Elizabethan feast will honor his birthday on Dec. 31, as part of a benefit for the Connecticut affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It will be at the […] [Read More]
Categories: Books, Event, General, Music

Citizen Cope to return to Bridgeport’s Klein this spring

He drew fans from far and wide when he performed at the Klein Memorial in January, and Citizen Cope, pictured, will likely do it again when he returns to the Bridgeport venue on April 2. The Fairfield Theater Company presents the American singer/songwriter for an acoustic show, which will showcase the performer’s music, which has […] [Read More]
Chris Brown Party

Chris Brown, Trey Songz set for show at Webster Bank Arena in February

Above, Chris Brown, attends the Chris Brown Party VIP Room Saint Tropez on July 31, 2014 in Saint Tropez, France. He will be in Bridgeport with Trey Songz on Feb. 20, 2014, as part of his “Between the Sheets Tour.” (Photo by Foc Kan/WireImage) About a month after multiplatinum selling artists Chris Brown and Trey […] [Read More]