| May 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Blind Boys of Alabama have been a group since 1939, and three of their seven members are actually blind. They sing spiritually uplifting gospel songs, and after many decades of performing they began winning Grammys — five of 'em — in the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Mon., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org. $40
David Johansen is a connoisseur of fine music.
"I like listening to this guy Armando Garzon a lot,"...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:00 PM
There's a bunch of great stuff happening this week at Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne this week. Here are some highlights:
Thursday: Steve Kimock, Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram & Reed Mathis. Worrell played keys for The Talking Heads and...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:43 AM
1) Fairfield Theatre Company
It's no surprise that the Fairfield Theatre's StageOne was voted the best place to see a live concert. It's intimate. It's got fantastic sound. It's comfortable. It attracts killer acts. It's a tightly run ship. And according...
| Jun 21, 2012
They started out playing the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter in 1983. Now they're a worldwide touring institution. Rebirth Brass Band combines traditional brass band sounds with a more modern, heavy and funky groove. They call it "junk music," a...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Part of MouseMuse Productions' "Real People. Real Stories." series
8 p.m. September 29 at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228, mousemuse.com
Ina Chadwick has brought storytelling shows to Fairfield Theatre Company, to...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The New Riders of the Purple Sage got their start when songwriter John Dawson and fledgling pedal steel player Jerry Garcia teamed up to play some country music in coffee shops. Later that year lead guitarist John Nelson joined them, and before too long...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Dangermuffin is a three-piece band from South Carolina that plays that down-home, old-timey Americana that's so popular these days, but blended with reggae, folk and even calypso. They've got beards, look scruffy and wield acoustic guitars. They're coming...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
For about a decade, Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers have been touring exhaustively, building their fanbase to a point where they can sell out large clubs all over the country. They saw there was a gap in their touring and recording schedule and figured...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Caravan of Thieves
Fri., Nov. 23, 7:45 p.m. Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org. Tall Heights opens. $25-$29.
Mates of State isn't the only local married couple that makes a...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The Pietasters are Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia's premier soul ska band, and have been for about 20 years now. They've put out a bunch of albums during that time, and these are the three that we would recommend starting out with:
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Katie Herzig is a songwriter's songwriter based out of Nashville, Tennessee. Her music is chick-friendly but guy-approved, filled with playful melodies that get lodged deep within the psyche on the very first listen. She's touring in support of her latest...