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  • R.J. Julia's All-Star Line-Up

    If folks showed up to see best selling authors the way they do best selling pop stars,R.J. Julia would need a stadium and not a small house-sized space in a suburb. It's the fall books season, and R.J. Julia, the well-run and neat-as-a-pin independent...
  • Spring Heeled Jack To Play Every Song They've Got at Spaceland Ballroom

    Spring Heeled Jack To Play Every Song They've Got at Spaceland Ballroom
    When New Haven third-wave ska legends Spring Heeled Jack reunited for two shows at Toad's Place in 2010, every member of the band during its prime era ('96-'00 or so) returned to celebrate — aside from their drummer, the late, great Dave Karcich....
  • Mark J. Mulcahy Reemerges With a New Album and Two Live Shows This Week

    Mark J. Mulcahy Reemerges With a New Album and Two Live Shows This Week
    Mark Mulcahy 8:30 p.m. July 12 at the Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell Street, Hamden. (203) 288-6400, spacelandballroom.com. With The Mountain Movers, Jounce and the Backyard Committee. 7 p.m. July 13 at the Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center Street,...
  • Touche Amore's Damaged, Right-From-the-Heart Hardcore Hits New Haven

    Touche Amore's Damaged, Right-From-the-Heart Hardcore Hits New Haven
    Touché Amoré w/ Circa Survive, Balance and Composure, and O'Brother. $20 adv., $23 doors. 6 p.m., Sept. 13. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, toadsplace.com   When put on the spot, Jeremy Bolm's first pick is "Undercovers On" by reflective post-...
  • Grand Band Slam 2012: BEST COVER BAND

    Grand Band Slam 2012: BEST COVER BAND
    Best Cover Band: Shakedown When it comes to cover bands and tribute bands, there's probably no group more frequently covered than the Grateful Dead. Which is why it's all the more impressive that Shakedown, a Dead tribute act, stands out from the pack....
  • CT.com Interview: Buzz Osborne, a.k.a. King Buzzo, of The Melvins Lite

    CT.com Interview: Buzz Osborne, a.k.a. King Buzzo, of The Melvins Lite
    The Melvins Lite Wed., Oct. 3, 9 p.m. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven. (203) 624-8623, toadsplace.com. $18, $15/advance. with Tweak Bird.   There's nothing "lite" about the Melvins Lite lineup playing at Toad's Place this Wednesday night. It's...
  • An Update on Agile, Aging Rapper Ghostface Killah Before His New Haven Date on Aug. 4

    An Update on Agile, Aging Rapper Ghostface Killah Before His New Haven Date on Aug. 4
    Ghostface Killah w/ Sheek Louch, Saigon, Rowdy City, Debo and Krystyle. $25 adv., $28 doors. 8 p.m., Aug. 4. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, toadsplace.com   Dennis Coles has never let a good opportunity go to waste. The Staten Island, N.Y.-bred...
  • La Coka Nostra's Aggro, Blow-Smitten Hip-Hop Energizes Toad's Place on Aug. 18

    La Coka Nostra's Aggro, Blow-Smitten Hip-Hop Energizes Toad's Place on Aug. 18
    La Coka Nostra w/ DJ Rob Swift. $20 adv., $25 doors. 8 p.m., Aug. 18. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, toadsplace.com   Ill Bill on the phone and Ill Bill on the mic are two different people. Speaking recently, the man born William Braunstein...
  • Eisley and Say Anything Plays Toad's Place on June 19

    Eisley and Say Anything Plays Toad's Place on June 19
    Texan indie rock melody makers Eisley are not even a month out from the release of their latest record Currents (it dropped on May 28). It was the first of the band's releases recorded and produced entirely on their own, and they credit that freedom...
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
  • Punk Rock Fest in Hartford This Saturday

    Punk Rock Fest in Hartford This Saturday
    Crusty old-school punks: here's one's for you. Lelaneia and Tom Dubay of 131 Elizabeth St., Hartford, are hosting a barbecue (3-6 p.m.) and four area punk bands (6-10 p.m.), including the 509ers, the Radiation, 420 Blackbirds and the absolutely...
  • 'Lucky Me,' Show By Shirley MacLaine's Daughter, Needs Some Sharpening

    'Lucky Me,' Show By Shirley MacLaine's Daughter,  Needs Some Sharpening
    The show: "Lucky Me" at Off Broadway Theatre in New Haven. First impressions: At the end of the premiere of this solo show by Sachi Parker, Shirley MacLaine's 56-year-old daughter, the audience is likely to feel as dazed, confused and full of...