Brubeck Brothers Quartet to jazz up Stamford

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It’s not often you the Brubeck Brothers Quartet perform right in your backyard, so make haste to Stamford’s Columbus Park where the group will perform as part of the Jazz Up July concert series on Wednesday, July 17.. Trumpter and vocalist Benny Benack III, right, will open, along with his band. Daniel and Chris Brubeck, who […] [Read More]
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Song by Norwalk band Edisun to play on MTV’s “The Challenge”

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As was entirely predictable, things have gotten pretty out of hand on MTV’s “The Challenge: Rivals II” — a reality show that pits enemy alongside enemy in a series of bizarre contests. And what better way to soundtrack the drama between longtime adversaries, ex-lovers and new and old players than with a shredding rock song? […] [Read More]
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Dirty Sock Funtime Band goes from band shell to sea shells

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I just got word that the Dirty Sock Funtime Band switched venues for its July 17 performance in Westport, and you may want to trade your socks for flip flops. The band will rock out at Westport’s Compo Beach on Wednesday, rather than perform downtown at the band shell at Jesup Green. The switch was […] [Read More]
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Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords headline comedy festival in Connecticut

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Dave Chappelle and the newly reunited Flight Of The Conchords are headlining a 13-city comedy festival that stops in Connecticut this summer. The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, sponsored by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Funny Or Die website, comes to Hartford’s Comcast Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 29. Tickets will be available soon via the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport rap group Rowdy City touring with Cory Gunz

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Since forming five years ago, Rowdy City has built an impressive touring resume, sharing the stage with the likes of Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, DMX and Raekwon. Now, the Bridgeport hip hop group is expanding on their curriculum vitae as they hit the road with rapper Cory Gunz (the son of another famous Gunz) this […] [Read More]
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Bound by boredom (Part IV): More than books for teens at libraries

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  As the summer enters what is, so far, is most sizzling stretch, area libraries are likely to become a cool respite, as well as a place for teens to pick up some additional skills and have some fun. As I have done during previous days, here are several more libraries and the activities they […] [Read More]
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Greenwich actress Sarah Rafferty returns for new season of ‘Suits’

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When “Suits” returns for a third season this week, Donna Paulsen (played by Greenwich native Sarah Rafferty) will have her hands full as a result of the contentious merger between Pearson Hardman and a British law firm. Paulsen’s biggest conundrum involves the arrival of “British Harvey” — a development that raises questions about her relationship […] [Read More]
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NYC cabaret club crowns Greenwich singer first ‘Callback’ winner

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It’s not that Rebekah Lowin thought she would have an easy summer, but up until two weeks or so ago, she may not have imagined it would be this busy. “It has launched my career,” the Greenwich resident said of her win June 24 in “The Callback,” a weekly singing competition show staged by New […] [Read More]
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