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  • This week's Hartford-area shows that you don't want to miss

    This week's Hartford-area shows that you don't want to miss
    • Thursday: Goo Goo Dolls, 8 p.m. Warner Theatre, Torrington; Jake Shimabukuro, $10-$30, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs; Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, $18-$28, 8 p.m., Bridge Street Live, Collinsville. • Friday: Tower of...
  • Our Picks: Fairfield County shows you don't want to miss this week

    Our Picks: Fairfield County shows you don't want to miss this week
    Thursday, Dec.1: Chadwick Stokes at StageOne, Fairfield. One of the guys from Dispatch who is also in State Radio, if you're into that sort of thing. Friday, Dec. 2: Gastby's Green Light at Two Boots, Bridgeport. A rhythmic band of apparent F. Scott...
  • Where to party on New Year's Eve, in and around New Haven

    Where to party on New Year's Eve, in and around New Haven
    [THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE 2011.  FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE 2012 EVENTS, CLICK HERE.]   116 Crown, 116 Crown St., New Haven, (203) 777-3116. Super classy bar with inventive cocktails and small plate offerings. Check out the room with the...
  • Musical Black Belts: Kung Fu plays Toad's Place on Dec. 23

    Musical Black Belts: Kung Fu plays Toad's Place on Dec. 23
    Kung Fu  8:45 p.m. Dec. 23, Toad's Place, 300 York St. $15-$20. (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.   Two years ago, bassist Dave Livolsi (John Scofield/Jazz Is Dead) and drummer Adrian Tramantono (the Breakfast) found themselves thrown together for an...
  • Where to party on New Year's Eve in and around Fairfield County

    Where to party on New Year's Eve in and around Fairfield County
    84 Park, 84 West Park Place, Stamford, 84park.com. (203) 973-0300. DJ Toro. Beach House Café, 220 Sound Beach Ave., Greenwich, (203) 637-0637, beachousecafe.com. Dark. It's a band. 10 p.m. The Black Duck, 605 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 227-7978,...
  • Aficionado narrows sound, broadens base

    Aficionado narrows sound, broadens base
     A lot of bands would allow their audience find them, but Albany, New York's Aficionado does not think like a lot of bands. The septet has a novel approach to assembling fans, and the result is likely to be as unique as the band itself. "The plan is to...
  • Wild Flag plays Toad's Place in New Haven on March 30

    Wild Flag plays Toad's Place in New Haven on March 30
    Indie-rock royalty. Slacker-generation supergroup. Post-whatever whatever. It's fun to invent hyphenated superlatives for Wild Flag — the Portland, Ore.-based band made up of two singer-guitarists, Carrie Brownstein and Mary Timony, keyboard player...
  • 'The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl' playing at Off-Broadway Theatre at Yale

    'The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl' playing at Off-Broadway Theatre at Yale
    Take the family out for a rollicking good time this weekend to Pantochino Productions Inc.'s new musical The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl. It's a spoof on many of your favorite fairy tales, like Snow White, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding...
  • "The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl" Musical To Play New Haven

    "The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl" Musical To Play New Haven
    Pantochino Productions Inc. presents its new family musical, “The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl,” for a limited run of five performances March 16 to 18 at The Off-Broadway Theatre at Yale, 41 Broadway (behind Toad's Place) in New Haven. The...
  • Our Picks: Great tribute shows happening this week in Fairfield County

    Our Picks:  Great tribute shows happening this week in Fairfield County
    Here are three shows that aren't quite what they seem. Presenting, our tribute bands of the week: Face 2 Face: at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport. Mike O'Brien plays the part of Billy Joel with his band Storm Front and Greg Ransom becomes...
  • Five bitchin' classic rock (ish) shows this week

    Five bitchin' classic rock (ish) shows this week
    1) Taj Mahal Trio, Thurs., 8 p.m., $65. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge St., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org. 2) Start Making Sense: The Music of Talking Heads, Fri., 10 p.m., $12.50-$15. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St.,...
  • Hospitality plays BAR and Toad's Place in New Haven in March

    Hospitality plays BAR and Toad's Place in New Haven in March
    Amber Papini, singer and guitarist for the band Hospitality, didn't want to be in a band. Not at first. She wanted to be a composer for musicals and plays, and even went to graduate school to study the craft. At the same time, she dabbled with...