Friday, March 18th, 2016 4:38 PM
Saturday, June 18, 2016 - The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 6pm
2nd annual "Blackbird" Benefit Concert
Middlesex Community College - Chapman Hall
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
Price: $25 includes reception with food starting at 6pm before the show at 7pm.
An "all-star band" will be performing The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967) in its entirety at the second annual "Blackbird" Benefit Concert for the Stephanie Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund. Funds raised will go towards Middlesex Community College students in support of internships at Wesleyan University.
For tickets, please call (860) 882-9415.
The "all-star" band will include drummer Andy Chatfield, bassist Mark Crino, and saxophonist Eric DellaVecchia (of Stanley Maxwell); guitarist Jeff Howard (a founding member of The McLovins); lead vocalist Julie Corbalis; keyboard player Glen Nelson (of Spaghetti Cake and High Adventure); lead vocalist Alice-Anne Harwood Sherrill (of The Future Heavies); guitarist Shawn Persinger (of The Future Heavies, Prester John, 11twelve13, The Luck Pushers, and Boud Deun); lead vocalist Sarah LeMieux; saxophonist Dustin Kreidler; Jennifer Berman on flute; and Catherine Rousseau on clarinet (stay tuned for announcements of additional musicians).
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 2:43 PM
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - "Led Zeppelin III" and "Presence"
Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 9pm
8th annual "Wish You Were Here" Benefit Concert
Maple Tree Cafe
781 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
An "all-star band" will be performing both of the "Led Zeppelin III" (1970) and "Presence" (1976) albums in their entirety at the eighth annual "Wish You Were Here" concert, to benefit the AJR Nocera Memorial Scholarship Fund.
A limited number of $10 tickets are available for purchase in advance. Please text 860-550-4658 or e-mail email@example.com.
The "all-star band" will include drummer Andy Chatfield (of Stanley Maxwell and The Future Heavies), guitarist Jeff Howard (a founding member of The McLovins), guitarist Matt Splain (of Jean-Claude Trans/Am), keyboard player Glen Nelson (of Spaghetti Cake and High Adventure), guitarist Shawn Persinger (of The Future Heavies, Prester John, and Boud Deun), bassist Joe Casillo (of 11twelve13 and The Luck Pushers), lead vocalist Sarah LeMieux (who also sang at the performance of "Led Zeppelin I" and "Led Zeppelin II" in 2015), and harmonica player Joe Neckbone.
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.
At the first annual event in 2009, the group performed Pink Floyd's album "Animals" in its entirety. At the second annual event in 2010, the group performed Pink Floyd's album "Wish You Were Here" in its entirety. At the third annual event in 2011, the group performed Led Zeppelin's album "Houses of the Holy" in its entirety. At the fourth annual event in 2012, the group performed the album "Led Zeppelin IV" in its entirety. At the fifth annual event in 2013, the group performed Pink Floyd's album "The Dark Side of the Moon" in its entirety, 40 years after the classic record's original release. At the sixth annual event in 2014, the group performed Pink Floyd's sixth album "Meddle" in its entirety. At the seventh annual event in 2015, the group performed both of the "Led Zeppelin I" and "Led Zeppelin II" albums from 1969 in their entirety.
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 3:50 PM
Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm - "Engaged! A Special Events Showcase" at Hill-Stead Museum
Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
"Engaged! A Special Events Showcase"
35 Mountain Road
Farmington, CT 06032
"Stanley Maxwell" will be playing in the Hill-Stead Museum's Makeshift Theater from 1pm to 4pm.
Planning a wedding or other milestone occasion? The Hill-Stead will host a variety of vendors who can help with all your event planning needs, including weddings, family celebrations, or corporate events.
Hill-Stead´s Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Events will be on hand to answer all of your questions. Sip champagne, sample wedding fare, and enter to win a gift basket with lots of goodies, including $200 worth of products from Green Tangerine Spa and Salon, a $100 gift certificate to Green Tangerine Spa and Salon, and a voucher for 15% off the Hill-Stead Museum rental of your choice, including 15% off of a booking for live music by Stanley Maxwell.
Get a mini makeover from a makeup artist from Green Tangerine Spa and Salon (Canton); see staged tables and decorative lights arranged by Six Pence for Your Shoe (West Hartford); sample cake from A Little Imagination Cakes (Middletown); have a glass of champagne supplied by Wine Cellars 4 (Farmington); see a Hill-Stead wedding slide show from Iris Photography (West Hartford); sample hors d´oeuvres and shots of passionfruit lemonade from Russell´s Creative Cuisine (West Hartford); get a mini-facial and take samples from Rodan + Fields (Bristol); taste a chocolate wedding favor supplied by Fascia´s Chocolates (Waterbury); view wedding invites and other stationary by Hartford Prints! (Hartford); look at bridal wear from Everthine Bridal Boutique (Madison); view bridal jewelry created by Steven James Jewelry; and see decorative lighting from Ryan Designs (Narragansett, RI).
Robert C. Fullerton will also be playing music on the carriage porch.
While at the Hill-Stead Museum, you can also take part in "First Sundays for Families" with museum-led art projects for children at 1pm; self-guided "open house" tours to browse the collection at your own pace; engage in the ever-popular scavenger hunt challenge; romp in Hill-Stead´s own natural playground of hiking trails, gardens and walking paths; and purchase a treasure in the Museum Shop stocked with adorable toys and children´s books. Hill-Stead offers self-serve craft projects for all ages. "First Sundays for Families" are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students; $8 for children ages 6 to 12; and free for children 5 and under.
Sunday, February 28th, 2016 11:30 PM
Cast your vote by Thursday March 10 for the 2016 Connecticut Music Awards
Cast your vote by Thursday March 10 for the 2016 Connecticut Music Awards. Please consider the following artists in each of these categories:
Stanley Maxwell - "Best Overall Band," "Best R&B, Soul or Funk," "Best Jam Band," "Best Jazz"
The Future Heavies - "Best New Band," "Best Tribute Band"
Sarah LeMieux - "Best Singer-Songwriter"
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 1:32 PM
Watch full two set 95 minute performance at The Buttonwood Tree on YouTube
"Stanley Maxwell" returned to The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center for the first time in nearly a dozen years in May 2015. You can watch our entire two set performance, featuring 15 of our original songs by drummer Andy Chatfield, pianist Evan Green, and alto saxophonist Eric DellaVecchia (over 95 minutes of music) on YouTube. Filmed by Brian Freeman. Photo by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.
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