| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:51 AM
El cantante colombiano Carlos Vives, la actriz estadounidense de origen dominicano Zoe Saldaña y el músico mexicano Pepe Aguilar recibirán este año el reconocimiento de los prestigiosos premios Herencia Hispana de la fundación homónima, que celebra la...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The roots of bluegrass music in Connecticut run deeper than you'd expect.
There's an active bluegrass association (ctbluegrass.org) that provides all the details: local and regional bands, upcoming concerts, jam sessions — even rules on how to jam...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:28 AM
When it comes to spring color, Washington knows how to put on a show.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms each year to commemorate the gift of some 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo to the nation's capital in 1912.
While the festival had...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Blues-rock quartet Branchwater has reached a crossroads of sorts. As high school students, they gigged quite a bit and self-produced two excellent albums: the studio recording "When the World Seems Cold" and "Live at the Warner Theatre." They've become...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:23 AM
It's been 35 years since the release of the Charlie Daniels Band's anthemic "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
The rousing country classic, which chronicles the Devil's attempt to steal a young fiddler's soul, hit the top of the Hot Country Singles...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| Aug 24, 2009
| 2:34 PM
KISS at the Verizon Center on Oct. 13. Buckcherry will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.
Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers (featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin and Wood) at the...
| May 30, 2009
His public schedule listed no official events, so President Barack Obama had plenty of time to devote to being a weekend dad and spouse.
The president and first lady Michelle Obama watched daughter Malia's soccer game for an hour Saturday morning in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Can this be the Golden Age of the Monkees?
Rock’s original manufactured group outsold the Beatles in 1967, and filled arenas in the 1980s. Reruns of their fondly remembered television show and the run of ridiculously catchy singles that...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Between Britain and the United States, Paul Weller has forged two different careers. There, he’s one of the essential figures of the last 40 years of popular music, a chart-topping, arena-filling superstar rightly revered as the leader of mod-...
| Jun 30, 2011
Steve Martin — comedian-actor-playwright-novelist — shows off another side of his multi-hyphenated self in Connecticut tonight..
The man who was once a "wild and crazy guy" gets down to some serious banjo pickin' when he and the Steep...