Events

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Grammy Award nominee Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation with songs like “Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk,” “April Fools,” and his covers of “Hallelujah” and “…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Zombies return to The Playhouse after a sold-out show in 2017! Recent Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Zombies are known for the 60s hits “She’s Not There,” “Tell Her No” and “Time of the Season.” The band is led by founding members Colin Blunstone (vocals) and Rod Argent (key…

contributed 18 and over 21 and over rsvp required
Woodwinds
$39-169

It’s All About Glamour, Girlfriends and Goodies: A SHOPPING, SIPPING, NIBBLING, ENTERTAINING, MINGLING NIGHT OUT WITH YOUR GIRLFRIENDS.

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The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
$40 Orchestra seat & $35 Balcony seat

Chestnut Hill’s season finale and 50th birthday party opens with Schumann’s Märchenbilder or Fairy Tale Pictures for viola and piano, followed by Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in C minor. The concert closes with Dvořák’s Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 87. The performers are Frank Huang, violin, Cyn…

contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors accessible all ages budget
Connecticut River Museum
Free

Since 2010, Thursday’s on the Dock have become the unofficial start to the summer weekend. The free concert series features a different band each night and the panoramic views of the River.

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Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
Free

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church will present its 39th annual ODYSSEY: A GREEK FESTIVAL Friday, August 30 through Monday September 2.  This 4-day Labor Day weekend party features all things Greek, including mouthwatering cuisine, live music, dancing, and a bustling Hellenic agora (marketp…

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$10-$25

The HIN experience will feature a world recognized car competition showcasing hundreds of Japanese, European, and Domestic modified vehicles, Top Car Crews and Teams, Pioneer DJ Main Stage w/ Headliner DJ Talent, TurtleWax Awards Show, Flexishield Alley, Fashion Walk, Miss HIN Model Competit…

contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors accessible 18 and over all ages budget date night
Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
Free

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church will present its 39th annual ODYSSEY: A GREEK FESTIVAL Friday, August 30 through Monday September 2.  This 4-day Labor Day weekend party features all things Greek, including mouthwatering cuisine, live music, dancing, and a bustling Hellenic agora (marketp…

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Bethany Covenant Church
Free

The GMChorale invites interested singers in all voice parts to audition to join the ensemble as it prepares for its 43rd concert season. The 90-voice GMChorale, led by Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio, performs two major concerts each season, often with full orchestra, and is often invited…

contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors accessible all ages budget
Connecticut River Museum
Free

Since 2010, Thursday’s on the Dock have become the unofficial start to the summer weekend. The free concert series features a different band each night and the panoramic views of the River.

contributed seniors 18 and over rsvp required
State Pier
$65.00

The Hartford Jazz Society presents the 58th Anniversary Jazz & Blues Cruise on the Connecticut River, Saturday, September 7 2019. A seven hour jazz and blues party, down the Connecticut River to Long Island Sound and back! Two live bands bring continuous music throughout the day.This yea…

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Bethany Covenant Church
Free

The GMChorale invites interested singers in all voice parts to audition to join the ensemble as it prepares for its 43rd concert season. The 90-voice GMChorale, led by Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio, performs two major concerts each season, often with full orchestra, and is often invited…

contributed seniors accessible all ages budget
Norwalk Historical Society Museum
$15-$20

Travel back in time to the 1940s! Join the Norwalk Historical Society for an end of summer outdoor concert, “As Time Goes By...Music of the 1940s”, featuring local musician Suzanne Sheridan with Greg DeTroy on keyboards and John Mobilio on standup bass.  The concert takes place on Saturday, …

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Using just the human voice, Naturally 7 summon up soul, rap, rock and folk in one harmonious balance. After appearing on CBS’ “World’s Best” this season, they return to The Playhouse with their 20th anniversary tour!

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger leads this celebration of the music of The Doors, whose hits include “Light My Fire,” “LA Woman,” “Riders on the Storm,” “People Are Strange” and more! Leslie West is most noted for his role as leader of the explosive hard rock trio, Mountain, on the strengt…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry has scored Billboard and American Music Awards, as well as Grammy Award nominations for hits including “Home,” “It’s Not Over,” and “No Surprise.” Don’t miss his return to The Playhouse stage with an intimate, acoustic set! Daughtry (fronted by American …

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Southington Drive-In
$10 show car admission. General admission free.

The Arc of Southington is holding its first annual car, truck & bike show on Sept. 21, 2019 at the Southington Drive-In, 995 Meriden Waterbury Tpke., Southington, CT from 10 a.m.-   2 p.m.  There will be food, ice cream, vendors, goody bags for the first 100 show cars, raffles, 50/50 raf…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Springfield is the creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Grammy Award winner and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee – with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies, Nash was also inducted twice into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, as a solo artist and with CSN. He wrote some of CSN’s & CSNY’s greatest hits, including “Teach Your …

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Woolsey Hall
$15-$74; KidTix Free with Adult; College Students $10

Alasdair Neale’s debut concert celebrates classical music’s legacy while ushering in its next generation. The soaring, luscious melodies of Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony will pair with Michael Abels’s soundtrack composer for Get Out and Us) Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra, Delight…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Hackett, lead guitarist for Genesis, returns to The Playhouse with the Genesis Revisited Tour, performing the band’s seminal album Selling England By the Pound in its entirety backed by a full band. The show will also feature a special Spectral Mornings 40th…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Lead guitarist for Widespread Panic and founding member of Aquarium Rescue Unit and Jazz Is Dead, Jimmy has played with The Allman Brothers Band, Project Z, Derek Trucks Band, Phil Lesh & Friends and The Dead.

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Trinity College Chapel
$35-$55

Acclaimed concert organist Christopher Houlihan joins the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Kuan conducting, in the Opening Concert of the 2019 Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford. The program includes the thrilling and notoriously difficult Symphonie Concertante for grand organ and…

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New Morning Market
Free

Join us for another incredible evening of music featuring four local singer songwriters performing original music! Doors open at 7pm in our handicapped accessible Community Room. Snacks will be available for purchase and donations for the performance are graciously accepted.  For more info, …

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Don’t miss this night of Broadway classics, standards and pop hits! Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. She received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daisie…

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Trinity College Chapel
$35-$55

Acclaimed organist Christopher Houlihan joins the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Kuan conducting, in an encore performance of the Opening Concert of the 2019 Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford. The program includes the thrilling and notoriously difficult Symphonie Concertante fo…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Collective Soul are pumped and primed to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2019 in all-out style! Ever since the barnburning rock band from Stockbridge, Georgia burst onto the national scene with the runaway success of their multi-platinum 1994 debut Hints Allegations and Things Left Unsai…

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Monroe Congregational Church
$15/individual or $30/family

Monroe MusicFest 2018 is an opportunity for music lovers to come together and celebrate the gift of music – an eclectic mix of music will be performed by 13 gifted musicians/groups. Performances take place in three sites at Monroe Congregational Church (MCC) within steps of each other: the c…