This is pretty cool: if you’re a music fan living in the Hartford area, you’ve probably caught more than a few shows at Arch Street Tavern. You’re also likely to be familiar with Little Ugly, a local quartet that’s really at the top of its game right now, with a recent EP, “Where the River’s Born,” funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign, tours all over the map and a shelf full of music awards. Continue reading
Pianist and composer Horace Silver, who passed away on Wednesday at home in New Rochelle, N.Y., spent more than a year living in Hartford as he worked to get his music career off the ground. Continue reading
Drake and Lil Wayne announced a co-headlining U.S. tour that stops at Hartford’s Xfinity Theatre on Wednesday, Aug. 13, according to a press release.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 2014 North American tour kicks off in San Diego, Calif. on Aug. 3 and includes a stop at Hartford’s XL Center on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m., according to a press release.
Construction continues apace at the Front Street location of Infinity Music Hall & Bistro in Hartford.
Fresh off a successful run of shows on their 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour, rockers Kings of Leon announced a third set of performances, including one at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford on Thursday, Aug. 7. Continue reading
The classic Fleetwood Mac lineup — Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie — will head to the XL Center in Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 1, according to a LiveNation press release.
Tickets ($49.50-$179.50) go on sale starting Monday, April 7 at 10 a.m. through xlcenter.com or LiveNation.com or by calling 877-522-8499.
It happens every spring, without fail: I go on a huge Grateful Dead tear. Continue reading