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John Fannon

John Fannon studied Aerospace Engineering for 2 years at the University of Massachusetts before making the decision to leave school and play music full time. He was determined to become a recording artist. His first recording experience was at Atlantic Studios in New York City with his band Flash Pudding. Jeffrey Haslem, who produced the acclaimed Yes live album Yessongs, produced the session. Nothing came of those recordings, but with a taste of the studio indelibly imprinted on him, John’s passion for music just got stronger.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 19:00

Session Americana

Session Americana (Boston) is a rock band in a tea cup, or possibly a folk band in a whiskey bottle. This band/collective of talented musicians craft an musical experience unlike any other.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/21/2013 - 19:00
Fri, 06/21/2013 - 21:30

Vinx presents Soul Kitchen

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/19/2013 - 20:00

Tribute Night: Michael Jackson

Local musicians pay tribute to Michael Jackson

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/17/2013 - 07:30

Songwriter Sessions: Lara Herscovitch, Phil Henry, & Gary Moon

“Pure musical poetry” (The Courier), Lara Herscovitch’s music is an original blend of modern acoustic/folk with blues, jazz, and pop influences. With her voice “clear and smooth like expensive liquor,” she stands “above and beyond the pack” (Northeast Performer). Herscovitch is “a remarkable performer” (WSHU Public Radio), “a rising talent who is truly someone to watch for” (Acoustic Live in NYC).

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/29/2013 - 20:00

Sean Clapis / Noah Baerman Duo

Sean Clapis is a young jazz guitarist from Hartford, Connecticut. While attending the Academy of the Performing Arts High School in Hartford, and the Artist’s Collective, founded by the late, great Jackie McLean, Sean studied with prominent jazz figures such as Paul Brown and Jimmy Greene. He graduated from the prestigious Hartt School of Music as a Jazz Studies Major. Under the intense tutelage of the illustrious Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Randy Johnston, Rich Goldstien, Rene McLean and The Great Andy LaVerne, Sean has made a name for himself on the Connecticut jazz scene.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:00

Warren Byrd's Buttonwood Piano Benefit Show

Pianist / vocalist / composer Warren Byrd is a Hartford native with an international touring schedule after many fruitful years playing Jazz throughout Connecticut, Southern New England, and New York. He is performing at the Buttonwood with the Afro-Semitic Experience. With their highly accessible ethnic world music mix and their ability to get an audience on its feet, The Afro-Semitic Experience is emerging on the festival scene and redefining the jazz concert.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/21/2013 - 20:00

"Evening Oasis" Belly Dance Presentation

“Evening Oasis” Belly Dancing Presentation The Evening Oasis returns with beautiful dancers, traditional dress and music. All are welcome for this entertaining and empowering evening.

Refreshments Available

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/19/2013 - 20:00

An Evening With George Cole and his band – Gypsy Jazz & Uptown Swing at it’s finest!

Gypsy jazz group "Eurocana" features George Cole on lead vocals and lead guitar; Stephan Dudash on violin and vocals; Mathias Minquet on guitar and vocals; and Kaeli Earle on lead vocals and acoustic upright bass.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 20:00

An Evening with Joy Ike & Hannah Christianson

Joy Ike has been compared to the likes of Corinne Bailey Rae, Norah Jones, and Regina Spektor. Her honest, bittersweet songwriting has earned her the title of Pittsburgh City Paper’s “Best Solo Artist” for four years in a row, the chance to open for a number of national touring acts, and the the opportunity to play festivals such as Lilith Fair, Purple Door, and Calvin College’s Festival of Faith & Music. Her music has turned up on Relevant Magazine’s The Drop, and various NPR affiliates in the northeast.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 20:00


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