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

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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]
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Citizen Cope to return to Bridgeport’s Klein this spring

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

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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]
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Celtic musicians to gather, celebrate the solstice in Fairfield

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Looking for a holiday celebration steeped a bit in Irish tradition? The Irish Arts Center’s production of “An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration” at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 13, may fit the bill. This is the first time the concert is being presented in Connecticut, according […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County Children’s Choir reconvenes for holiday tradition in Bridgeport

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Fairfield County Children’s Choir will kick off its 20th anniversary season with a return to the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport for its annual holiday concert. This year’s “Joy to the World” will feature 300 singers — from elementary students to high school seniors — from throughout Fairfield County (pictured here in a previous performance). […] [Read More]
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Stamford singer, songwriter debuts song, video of ‘Seattle Mornin’ “

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Stamford singer and songwriter Kathy Muir plays the original song she wrote for a collaboration with filmmaker Markus Innocenti and Greenwich artist Paul Larson at the Loft Artists Association in Stamford on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The video and song will be released Nov. 18, 2014, as part of an event at the association. File […] [Read More]
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Duo promises merriment, melodies in Westport performance

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Music and comedy will converge when Westport’s Voices Cafe welcomes singers and songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White (pictured) to its stage. Since 2008, these longtime performers have been entertaining audiences with their musical comedy routine, which is suitable for all ages. They will perform on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Unitarian Church, which hosts […] [Read More]
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Award-winning Dover Quartet brings its talent to Westport

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Since its sweep of awards in last year’s Banff International String Quartet Competition to its recent, heralded debut at the Kennedy Center, the Dover Quartet has been earning accolades and audiences around the world — and are headed for a venue in Westport. The quartet, which includes violinists Joel Link and Bryan Lee, as well […] [Read More]
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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]