| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A good part of Patty Larkin's new record Still Green was written in a little shack in the dunes of Cape Cod's Outer Banks. She delved into experimental territory with it, further exploring her "folk-urban pop" sound. She's been recording since 1985 so she...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Cherry Poppin' Daddies gelled in our collective hearts and minds (and lower regions) during the mid-'90s swing-jazz revival, when the Eugene, Ore.-based group scored a huge hit with "Zoot Suit Riot." Since then, however, they've been anything but...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Ben Taylor, 36, spent much of his childhood trying to hold his own. Growing up, it's hard enough trying to get your voice heard in a household of adults. Now imagine your parents are James Taylor and Carly Simon, two of the most articulate singer-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Fairfield Theatre Company pretty much always has a strong lineup of acts on their calendar, and this week is no exception. Check out one of the following totally sweet shows:
Thu., Oct. 10: Vanessa Carlton. Remember that song "A Thousand Miles"? That...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Oakland's Tumbleweed Wanderers have only released one record, So Long, since forming in 2011. (It was produced by John Vanderslice.) Yet they're already crossing this fine nation to play for us on the East Coast, opening for the Revivalists at Fairfield...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Oh, didn't you hear? Vinyl has been extremely popular and collectible again for several years now. If you sold your whole collection for $10 back in 1994, you're probably kicking yourself right now. But you can get some of what you lost back this Saturday...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Hailing from upstate New York, the Felice Brothers are no strangers to Connecticut clubs. Or clubs anywhere else in the country, really. They get around. Before they started the band in 2006, they didn't even know how to play musical instruments, but they...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:35 PM
One of Elvis Costello's most popular songs, "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding" was not written by Elvis Costello. It was written by Nick Lowe. "Cruel to be Kind" is another pop masterpiece of Lowe's. He produced the Damned's first...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:20 AM
You already know who Pure Prairie League is. No really, you do. They sing that song "Amie," that goes, "Amie, whatchoo wanna do? I think I could stay with you for a while, maybe longer if I do."
It was a big hit in 1975, at the height of a bluegrass...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Songwriting is alive and well in Fairfield County. For proof, look to the growing popularity of the Singer/Songwriter Circle held at Two Boots in Bridgeport on Monday nights.
"Be careful what you wish for," joked hostess Irena Hart from the stage...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Hot Tuna was originally formed by bassist Jack Casady and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen as a side project of their band Jefferson Airplane to fill time and keep busy when singer Grace Slick was recovering from surgery. Norwalk Concert Hall is just beginning...