| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:54 AM
>>After first introducing Sunday brunch as a National Margarita Day special in February, Besito in West Hartford has announced it's here to stay, with a 2-for-1 margarita promotion. Brunch, served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., features entrees of...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:26 AM
The 12th season of the Hartford Public Library's popular Baby Grand Jazz Series will feature combos led by pianists Eli Yamin, Eri Yamamoto, Mihoko, Laszlo Gardony, Matt DeChamplain, Jonny King, Brian Marsella and Hey Rim Jeon; trumpeter Nick Di Maria;...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The jazz singer Giacomo Gates has taken some roundabout journeys. But they've served him well. He grew up in Bridgeport. Then he moved up to the frozen tundra when he was in his 20s.
"I split from here for like 15 years," says Gates, who spoke to the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Duke Ellington was — in addition to being a genius and a charmer — something of a B.S. artist. That's one of the character traits that comes through in Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, the fast-moving, well-balanced and astonishing new...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Ever since Chicago tenor saxophone giant Fred Anderson died in 2010, at age 81, his admirers have gathered annually around the time of his birthday to remember him and – of course – to listen to music that evokes his art.
The fifth annual...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in April across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
April 3: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Van Morrison is one of the most revered singers and songwriters of the postwar pop music era, which means there’s no shortage of singers eager to collaborate with him. But according to some of those close to the mercurial Irish musician, there are...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 7:33 PM
Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area.
April 3: First Friday Art Walk, St. Augustine. The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine founded and sponsors the award-winning First Friday Art Walk event on...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Personal history, family lore, myth, rumor and imagination went into the making of "Hep Hep Sweet Sweet," says choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. "It's about my family's migration from Texas to Kansas City," she says, as part of African-Americans'...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:58 PM
Many musical artists strive to not be pigeonholed. Dana Leong Trio fits that bill.
"We provide a twist on classical instruments, such as bass and cello, mixed with the excitement of electronic elements," Leong said of the group, which performs March...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Big City Dogs: The Broward quartet plays classic rock and blues. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the performance as part of the Marketplace Music Fest weekly concert series. 6 p.m. , Delray Marketplace, 14851 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, free,...