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  • New Riders of the Purple Sage Perform at FTC's StageOne in Fairfield on March 16

    New Riders of the Purple Sage Perform at FTC's StageOne in Fairfield on March 16
    The New Riders of the Purple Sage got their start when songwriter John Dawson and fledgling pedal steel player Jerry Garcia teamed up to play some country music in coffee shops. Later that year lead guitarist John Nelson joined them, and before too long...
  • Pure Prairie League Comes to Connecticut

    Pure Prairie League Comes to Connecticut
    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...
  • Nick Lowe Plays FTC's StageOne in Fairfield on Friday

    Nick Lowe Plays FTC's StageOne in Fairfield on Friday
    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...
  • The Felice Brothers Talk About Their New Album and Being Compared to Bob Dylan

    The Felice Brothers Talk About Their New Album and Being Compared to Bob Dylan
    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...
  • Tumbleweed Wanderers Play FTC's StageOne on Sept. 11

    Tumbleweed Wanderers Play FTC's StageOne on Sept. 11
    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...
  • FTC's StageOne Hosts Music Mash '13 This Saturday

    FTC's StageOne Hosts Music Mash '13 This Saturday
    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...
  • Blind Boys of Alabama Perform at StageOne in Fairfield on May 24

    Blind Boys of Alabama Perform at StageOne in Fairfield on May 24
    The Blind Boys of Alabama have been a group since 1939, and three of their seven members are actually blind. They sing spiritually uplifting gospel songs, and after many decades of performing they began winning Grammys — five of 'em — in the...
  • Our Picks: A Big Week of Shows at Fairfield Theatre Company

    Our Picks: A Big Week of Shows at Fairfield Theatre Company
    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...
  • Gary Louris and Seth Adam Play StageOne in Fairfield

    Gary Louris and Seth Adam Play StageOne in Fairfield
    The Jayhawks have been going for almost 30 years now, a beloved, semi-under-the-radar-but-cool-for-being-so band featuring guitarist and vocalist Gary Louris, who is currently supporting his first solo tour since reconvening the band with a show at...
  • An Open Mic For Singers and Songwriters Takes Root in Bridgeport

    An Open Mic For Singers and Songwriters Takes Root in Bridgeport
    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...
  • 7 Days: Big White Clouds At The Heirloom (See Saturday)

    Thursday, June 2 HAMMER TIME Oscar Hammerstein I left Prussia for New York in 1864, where he worked sweeping the floor of a tobacco factory. He learned a thing or two about making cigars in the process, and went on to make a ton of money in cigar...