| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Over the past three decades, They Might Be Giants has worn so many unique hats – indie rock nobodies, alt-press darlings, phone-to-internet pioneers, commercial successes, kids' music heroes, Grammy winners, documentary subjects – it seems...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:16 AM
In 1999, guitarist/vocalist Peter Moren and bassist/vocalist Bjorn Yttling were regrouping after a Stockholm move and a band break-up when they met drummer/vocalist John Eriksson. After forming the aptly christened Peter Bjorn and John, the Swedish trio...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Yo La Tengo is known as “the quintessential critics’ band”. Nerdy rock guys like me just love 'em. We can't get enough of 'em. What this means is that they always earn fantastic reviews, but despite over 25 years as a band, they're still...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 8:00 AM
• 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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:39 AM
with Danny Brown and Despot. Thursday, Sept. 29, Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com
Toto, I don't think we're at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell anymore. No, Das Racist has come quite far from...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:39 AM
Ron Ragona and Mike Pellegrino of Spring Heeled Jack will be playing acoustic versions of their old songs at Daniel Street on Sat., Dec. 10.
And it's going to sell out well before the day of the show.
Also on the bill is Vic Ruggiero from the Slackers....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:42 PM
You might not immediately think of Hanson as an indie rock band, but Isaac, Zac and Taylor, the brothers from Oklahoma we first got to know back in 1996, have been handling their own careers for about a decade.
“It feels like I’m an...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:05 AM
8 p.m. Oct. 9. Toad's Place, 300 York St. $10. (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.
Screaming Females have only been home for a day after a two-and-a-half week European tour, so Marissa Paternoster is just slightly off her diurnal...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:14 PM
The Get Up Kids
With Saves the Day. 6:30 p.m., June 9. Toad's Place, 300 York St. $19-$22. 203-624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.
It's difficult for a band to return from a long hiatus, harder still to overcome the divisions that contributed to a break-up. Just...