| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:25 PM
For over 20 years, BAR has been the place to get down and funky with your bad self. Handpicked DJs rock a wide range of Top 40, popular dance music, some hip-hop, some club, and they try to appeal to everybody. "The DJs have been here for a couple...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Spaceland Ballroom Grand Opening
The Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. (203) 288-6400, spacelandballroom.com. Fri., March 15: Mighty Purple Acoustic Duo. Sat., March 16: Mile Marker Zero, Dynasty Electris. Sat., March 23: Head With...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Lindsey Stirling is a classically trained violinist. But instead of playing in symphonies and orchestras, she's combined her love of violin with dubstep and modern dance (she taught herself how to dance by watching YouTube videos). She made it to finalist...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:05 AM
w/ Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz and Busdriver. $18 adv., $20 doors. 9 p.m., Feb. 11. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, toadsplace.com
Last July, Aesop Rock handed Bob's Donut & Pastry Shop an absolute dreamboat of an endorsement. For...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Jan. 10, 9:30 p.m. (8 p.m. doors), Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-8623, toadsplace.com
Kendrick Lamar (performing at Toad's Place on Jan. 10) may well be the most talented rapper of his generation, but he's not one...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Let's make sure not to forget those less-fortunate children who still deserve a magical holiday experience this year. On Dec. 22, you have your choice of two holiday benefit shows, raising not just money, but donations of toys for some of our local...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Cafe Nine, 250 State St. New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com, 9 p.m., $15. Cafe Nine will have music, a buffet and champagne toasts.
Il Monticello, 577 S. Broad St. Meriden, (203) 265-3553, ilmonticello.com, 8:15 p.m.-1:15 a.m., $45. The Annual...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
We hadn't planned on surviving the Mayan-predicted end of the world last week, so we haven't yet firmed up plans for New Year's Eve. If you're in the same situation, we'd like to offer a few options at area bars in which there will be bands playing....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
w/ White Lung, Fins and Blessed State. $10 adv., $12 doors. 8 p.m., Apr. 18. Lilly's Pad, 300 York St., New Haven, toadsplace.com
Listening to Iceage and interviewing Iceage fundamentally function as two variations on one experience....