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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Farm-to-table program at Westport Library

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T he Westport Library and the Westport Farmers’ Market will join forces Thursday, July 9, for the launch of “The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook,” a celebration of the relationship between food and farms in Connecticut.The events are free. Authors Tracey Medeiros and Christy Colasurdo will be on hand for a two-part program, in which some […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s ARTWALK brings art and more to downtown this weekend

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In about an hour, Stamford will be awash with art and other creative opportunities when 2015 ARTWALK kicks off in downtown Stamford. It will continue through the evening and pick up on Saturday afternoon. Look for art shows, sketch classes, dance lessons, live music, receptions, children’s events and more. The full schedule can be found […] [Read More]
Fairfield Theatre Company will be the scene of a Happy Hour Summer Jam on June 26, 2015.

Motorcars, music and more at ‘Happy Hour Summer Jam’ in Fairfield

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The Fairfield Theatre Company will be making way for some eye-catching cars Friday night, thanks to BMW of Bridgeport. The dealership plans to bring several of its high-performance sports models and others to the “Happy Hour Summer Jam,” a free outdoor event set for  5 to 8 p.m. Providing a musical backdrop will be Otis […] [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]