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Stamford’s Alive@Five Summer Concert Series Big Draw For Millennials

Stamford’s Alive@Five Summer Concert Series Big Draw For Millennials

Hundreds of 20-somethings crowded the Metro-North trains last Thursday afternoon, some carrying six-packs, paper bags or plastic cups in hand. This scene has become a weekly ritual this summer as they head to the outdoor concert series in Stamford known as Alive@Five.

Each Thursday night starting at 5 p.m., a nationally known artist headlines the Crystal Rock Stage in Stamford's downtown Columbus Park with a regionally known performer opening.

Last Thursday, a bit of the West Coast came out east as San Francisco natives and early-2000s nostalgia band Third Eye Blind hit the stage.

The summer concert series is attracting thousands from all over Connecticut and New York....

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