Bob Dylan, Wilco roll through Bridgeport on ‘AmericanaramA’ tour

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Bob Dylan has announced a summer tour with Wilco and My Morning Jacket that rolls through the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport on Friday, July 19. Pre-sale tickets ($68) for AmericanaramA, as the roots-inspired tour has been dubbed, go on sale Tuesday, April 30 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster. Regular tickets go on sale Saturday, […] [Read More]
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Alive @ Five 2013: Who are you excited to see?

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The lineup for this year’s Alive @ Five was announced last week, generating a lot of buzz — both positive and negative — on blogs and social media. With the kick-off of the summer concert series at Stamford’s Colombus Park less than two months away, we’re asking readers: which Alive @ Five act are you […] [Read More]
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Out and About: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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  Music will mark this weekend in many ways, from live performances to a national celebration that honors independent record stores. Among the performers coming through the area are Holly Williams, Ian Parker, Jose Andrade, the What Up Funk Band, Jarrod Spector, Alex Moutouzkine, Declan O’Rourke, Marc Anthony, Barbara Cook, Fleetwood Mac, and Scotty McCreery. […] [Read More]

Alive @ Five 2013 line-up announced: Bret Michaels, The Wallflowers, Michael McDonald performing

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Bret Michaels, The Wallflowers and Michael McDonald are slated to take the stage at this year’s Alive @ Five concert series, which is expanding to eight weeks this year, the Downtown Special Services District announced Thursday. The popular summer concert series, which kicks off June 20 at Stamford’s Columbus Park, is rounded out by a […] [Read More]
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Alive @ Five line-up to be announced Thursday at noon

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The line-up for Alive @ Five, Downtown Stamford’s popular summer concert series, will be announced on Thursday at noon. The series, which is being extended to eight concerts this year, kicks off June 20 in Columbus Park. The concerts will begin at 5 p.m. and continue every Thursday — with the exception of July 4 […] [Read More]
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Beyoncé keeps the beat with Weitzman-adorned feet

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Don’t go looking for any glass slippers on the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. But one is likely to find plenty of bejeweled pumps and military-inspired boots on the feet of pop’s reigning queen. Beyoncé, who launched The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Monday in Belgrade, Serbia, revealed a steady stream of Stuart Weitzman-designed creations, […] [Read More]
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Honoring vinyl: Connecticut retailers celebrate Record Store Day

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If you plan on stopping by your local record store on Saturday, leave your iPhones, iPods and MP3 players at home. That’s because the new music being released that day is all about the grooves — namely, the ones etched in glossy vinyl records. Connecticut retailers will once again celebrate Record Store Day, a national […] [Read More]
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Fairfield’s Kristin Errett to perform in Bridgeport, release debut LP

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For Kristin Errett, leaving school to pursue a music career wasn’t exactly the easiest decision: she grappled with self-doubt, hesitation, anxiety. But they were feelings she ultimately overcame. That “journey of growing and getting past my fears” is, in part, the driving force behind ”Confessions of a Songbird,” Errett’s debut LP due out May 21. “You […] [Read More]
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