| 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...
| 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 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Part of MouseMuse Productions' "Real People. Real Stories." series
8 p.m. September 29 at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228, mousemuse.com
Ina Chadwick has brought storytelling shows to Fairfield Theatre Company, to...
| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Dangermuffin is a three-piece band from South Carolina that plays that down-home, old-timey Americana that's so popular these days, but blended with reggae, folk and even calypso. They've got beards, look scruffy and wield acoustic guitars. They're coming...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
For about a decade, Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers have been touring exhaustively, building their fanbase to a point where they can sell out large clubs all over the country. They saw there was a gap in their touring and recording schedule and figured...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Caravan of Thieves
Fri., Nov. 23, 7:45 p.m. Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org. Tall Heights opens. $25-$29.
Mates of State isn't the only local married couple that makes a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Mon., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org. $40
David Johansen is a connoisseur of fine music.
"I like listening to this guy Armando Garzon a lot,"...