Thursday, May 4th, 2017 9:03 PM
Tickets on sale now for "Abbey Road" on Saturday, June 24, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 6pm
3rd annual "Blackbird" Benefit Concert
Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457
Tickets are on sale now. Click here to purchase tickets online: $25 for the general public, $10 for students, and free for kids ages 12 and under. Concert tickets will also be available at the gate starting at 5pm on the day of the event.
An "all-star band" will be performing The Beatles' "Abbey Road" (1969) in its entirety at the third annual "Blackbird" Benefit Concert for the Stephanie Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund at Middlesex Community College.
Click here to read the article Wesleyan Musicians "Come Together" in All-Star Beatles Tribute Band for Third Annual Benefit Concert on the "News @ Wesleyan" blog.
This concert will be held outdoors on the Pavilion Deck at Middlesex Community College.
The second set will feature selections from The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967) and "White Album" (1968).
Bring a picnic and lawn chairs. There will also be food available from the craft food truck from Hop Häus.
There will also be a reception for alumni of Middlesex Community College. Middlesex alumni can purchase discounted $15 tickets to the event.
In case of rain the event will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 6pm inside Chapman Hall.
Funds raised will go towards Middlesex Community College students, with a preference given to students with a desire to work as an intern at Wesleyan University in the field of broadcast communications or multimedia.
The "all-star" band will include drummer Andy Chatfield and bassist Mark Crino (of Stanley Maxwell); vocalists Julie Corbalis, Sarah LeMieux, Samantha Hatch, and Shona Kerr; guitarist Ron LaRosa (of The Future Heavies); Jacob Graham on percussion, Catherine Rousseau on clarinet, Nancy Brown on trumpet, Greg Marshall on keys, Jon Stafford on guitar, Peter Standaart on flute, Dana Saccomano and Sarah McNamara on violin, Mitch Mangan on trombone, Chris Devoe on cello, and Eric Brummitt on French horn.
Acoustic DizzyFish will open the evening by performing Beatles tunes from 6pm to 6:45pm.
Monday, May 1st, 2017 2:50 PM
Friday, July 14, 2017 - Led Zeppelin's "Physical Graffiti" at The Maple Tree Cafe
Friday, July 14, 2017 at 9pm
9th annual "Wish You Were Here" Benefit Concert
Maple Tree Cafe, 781 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070
An "all-star band" will be performing Led Zeppelin´s "Physical Graffiti" (1975) album in its entirety at the ninth annual "Wish You Were Here" concert, to benefit the AJR Nocera Memorial Scholarship Fund.
The "all-star band" will include drummer Andy Chatfield, bassist Joe Casillo, lead vocalist Sarah LeMieux, backup vocalist Samantha Hatch, guitarists Ron LaRosa and Russ Waesche, keyboard player Greg Marshall, Joe Neckbone on harmonica, and more to be announced.
The "Wish You Were Here" events are benefits for the AJR Nocera Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donations can be made directly to the Main Street Foundation in care of the AJR Nocera Memorial Fund. Any support you can provide this cause will be greatly appreciated.
Saturday, March 11th, 2017 8:46 AM
Saturday, April 1, 2017: Saturday Night Fever - Andy and Mark's 40th Birthday Bash
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - celebrate the milestones of drummer Andy Chatfield and bassist Mark Crino's 40th birthdays as an "all-star band" performs "Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track" (1977) in its entirety at The Main Pub in Manchester, Connecticut.
The "all-star band" will include saxophonist Eric DellaVecchia, vocalist Sarah LeMieux, Jennifer Berman on flute, Val McKee, Julie Corbalis, Samantha Hatch, David M. Johnson Jr., and Matthew James on vocals, Ron LaRosa on guitar, Greg Marshall on keyboards, Josh Meade on trumpet, James Lendvay on trombone, Jacob Graham, John Dotson, and Michael Spellman on percussion, Sarah McNamara and Dana Saccomano on violin, and Jeff Chen on cello.
Friday, January 27th, 2017 12:17 PM
Stanley Maxwell to return to The Buttonwood Tree on Friday, May 19, 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8pm
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
"Stanley Maxwell" will return to The Buttonwood Tree for the first time in nearly two years. The group will play two 45 minute sets, featuring Evan Green on the venue's baby grand piano.
You can watch the band's entire two set performance from 2015, featuring 15 original songs (over 95 minutes of music) on this YouTube playlist. Filmed by Brian Freeman.
Since 1989, The Buttonwood Tree has been a grassroots, avant-garde center which is recognized internationally as a venue for music, contemporary theater, literature, art, poetry, and dance (from belly dance to hip hop), as well as a space for educational and other community groups.
Photo by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 12:43 PM
Stanley Maxwell films video for "Edd Sauce Ted" for 2017 NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest
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