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Elevator Music, New Haven, CT

Tribes Hill

Great Places to Hear Live Music in Western Connecticut

Infinity Hall, Norfolk, CT

Church House Concerts, Haddam, CT

The Space, Hamden, CT

The Palace Theatre, Waterbury, CT

The Warner Theatre, Torrington, CT

Fairfield Theatre Company, Fairfield CT

Northwest Park, Windsor, CT

Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, CT

U. of Hartford, Music for a Change Series, West Hartford, CT

Acoustic Cafe, Bridgeport, CT

Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford, CT

The Sounding Board, West Hartford, CT

hear at the HOME, New Haven, CT

SONO Caffeine, Norwalk, CT

Westport Arts Center

Nights at the Beekley, New Hartford, CT

Groovin' in New Fairfield, New Fairfield, CT

Jitter's Club/Coffee House, Southington, CT

Acoustic Celebration, Ridgefield, CT

Ridgefield Folk at the Library, Ridgefield, CT

Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT

Cafe Nine, New Haven, CT

Dittos at Bohemian Pizza, Litchfield, CT

GW Tavern, Washington Depot, CT

Mocha Coffee House, Sandy Hook/ Newtown, CT

Crown and Hammer Restaurant, Collinsville, CT

Molten Java, Bethel, CT

Roots Music Coffee House, Danbury, CT

Great Places to Hear Live Music in Eastern Connecticut

The Vanilla Bean, Pomfret, CT

Cheney Hall, Manchester, CT

First Friday Coffeehouse, Norwich, CT Arts Council

Bean and Leaf, New London, CT

Rain Desert Cafe, Danielson, CT

Bank Street Cafe, New London, CT

El-N-Gee Club, New London, CT

Hygenic Art Park, New London, CT

The Steak Loft, Mystic, CT

Oasis Pub, New London, CT

CT Audobon Center, Glastonbury, CT

Great Places to Hear Live Music in Western Massachusetts

Club Helsinki, Great Barrington, MA

Iron Horse Music Hall, Northhampton, MA

U'n'I Coffeehouse Springfield, MA

PACE, Pioneer Arts Center of Easthampton, MA

Mocha Mayas, Shelburne Falls, MA

Great Places to Hear Live Music in New York

Town Crier Cafe, Pawling, NY

Watercolor Cafe, Larchmont, NY

Turning Point Cafe, Piermont, NY

Irvington Town Hall, Irvington, NY

The Friends of Music, The Mansion Series, Middletown, NY

Steven Talkhouse, Amagansett, L.I., NY

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Westhampton Beach, L.I., NY

Great Places to Hear Live Music in Eastern Massachusetts

Fox Run House Concerts, Sudbury, MA

Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA

Club Passim, Cambridge, MA

Green Rooster Coffeehouse, Worcester, MA

Natick Center for the Arts, Natick, MA

List of Venues in Boston, MA

Great Places to Hear Live Music in Rhode Island

Stone Soup Coffeehouse, Pawtucket, R.I.

Peeptoad Coffeehouse, Foster, RI

Common Fence Coffeehouse, Portsmouth, RI

Chan's Eggroll and Jazz, Woonsocket, RI

Blackstone River Theatre, Cumberland, RI

Greenwich Odeum. East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Lupo's at the Strand, etc, Providence, RI

AS220, Providence, RI

Great Places to Hear Live Music in Northern New England

Tupelo Music Hall, Londonderry, NH

A few of the musicians that I admire and enjoy

Lara Herscovitch
Songwriting with conscience and consciousness, CT's State Troubadour
Deb Pasternak
superior songwriting and then some, true genius
Anais Mitchell
beautiful voice, moving and wordly lyrics
Synergy redefined, Mel Watson is extraterrestrial
Jonathan Byrd
Extraordinary songwriting
The Be Good Tanyas
talent from Vancouver
Keb Mo
Kathleen Edwards
edgy for a pop artist
Beth Orton
mind expanding
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
The Waifs
Po Girl
a little of this and a lot of that
The Duhks
multi faceted
Crooked Still
The Mammals
high energy
Leona Naess
Kasey Chambers
Sheila Nicholls
packs a message
The Wailin Jennys
harmonious canadian trio
Fred Eaglesmith
genius with a lexicon
Erin McKeown
Dave Alvin
rock on
Deb Talan
half of the weepies
Ellen McIlwaine
EW come home
Kris Delmhorst
Powerful songwriting, very endearing performer
Jeffrey Foucault
One to watch
JP Jones
Prolific songwriter with a message
Trina Hamlin
Trina is not to be missed, sweetest, most resonant voice on the scene
Kreg Viesselman
Heartful songwriting, booming voice, and incredible performance intensity
Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem
This music feels good. Rani Arbo is genuine.
Girl Howdy
Four women play high energy Honky Tonk, Southern New England style
Patty Griffin
Tremendous talent, wide range of styles and emotions
Lori McKenna
Great writer, unique voice
Jen Chapin
soulful, compassionate, complex
Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman
Merrie Amsterburg
should tour more!!
Marci Geller
altogether rich pleasing vocals and songwriting
Hickory Project
My pick for old time/bluegrass band of the century
Nils Lofgren
Should need no introduction
Ruthie Foster
get grounded
Adrian Belew
The Figgs
faster and louder
Greg Brown
never get enough greg
John Gorka
witful genius
Peter Mulvey
should be a lot more popular
Jessica Owen
Multi talented, at least as good as Jessica Schoenberg
Joel Cage
great musician and human being
David Massengill
Dana Robinson
multi-instumentalist troubadour with a strong positive vibe
Lui Collins
a whole 'nother dimension of beauty
Wendy Wall
Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart
effervescence redefined
Laura Veirs
gentle voice and ecothemes
Emiliana Torrini
James McMurtry
keep on writing!

Zydeco Hogs
le bon temps roulez

The Slug Nickel Band
5 piece rocking jam band
The Reducers
my nominee for CT State Band, sorry NRBQ
New Rhythm and Blues Quartet
Ninth Wave
Surf Music is alive and well in CT
Buddy and Julie Miller
country western sound, but breaks all the rules
Edie Carey
Be a poet about it
Abigail Washburn
unique voice, cross cultural sound, also tours with Sparrow Quartet and Uncle Earl
Eddie Vaan Shaw Jr.
Great electric guitar player from Chicago, plays with his father's band Eddie Shaw and the Wolfgang
Kate Callahan
fresh and gifted
Brian Webb
inspirational writer and performer
Bruce Cockburn
very few come close to his talent
Richard Thompson
if folk rock music had a king.....
Margo Hennebach
currently part of Mad Agnes, and formerly Madwoman in the Attic
Judy Hyman
great violinist, resume includes the Horseflies
Bayou Brethren
CT Cajun Dance band with 2 fine violin players
Jerree Small
watch out for jerree
Ani DiFranco
Ani says it all
Kristin Cifelli
up and coming
Eliza Gilkyson
Antje Duvekot
Jonatha Brooke
half ot The Story
positive message, great voice, great human being
John Cale
Unofficial site: Fear is a Man's Best Friend (Don't accept the xupiter plugin!)
Sonny Landreth
high energy electric guitar
Railroad Earth
high energy
The Rivergods
a whole lotta talent, a whole lotta band
Darin Keech and the Band of Humans
If I only had a .............manager
Rachel B. Davis
star potential
Santa Mamba (formerly Planet Groove)
High energy, very danceable, and extraordinary musicians
Stephanie Fix
Watch out for Stephanie: oustanding newcomer at Falcon Ridge in 2003, a truly great lyricist and vocalist

2009 Outdoor Folk and Roots Music Festivals

Dirty Linen's Festival Index
Complete Listing
Festival Finder
Another Index
NEFFA Festival , Natick, MA,
April 24-26, 2009
Daffodil Festival, Meriden, CT
April 25-26, 2009
Susquehanna Music and Arts Festival, Darlington, MD
May 8-10, 2009
Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerrville, TX
May 21-June 7, 2009,
Sterling Stage Folk Festival, Sterling, NY
May 22-24, 2009,
Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival, Strawberry Park, Preston, CT
May 28 - May 31, 2009
Blast From The Bayou Cajun Festival, Strawberry Park, Preston, CT
June 4-7, 2009
Rhode Island Sustainable Living Festival and Renewable Energy Expo, Apeiron Institute for Environmental Living, Coventry, RI
June 6-7, 2009,
Roots on the River 2009, Fred Eaglesmith Weekend, Bellows Falls, VT
June 11-14, 2009
Arts and Ideas, New Haven, CT
June 13-27, 2009,
Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
June 20-21, 2009
New Bedford Summerfest
July 3-5, 2009, best value in a folkfest
Great Blue Heron Music Festival
July 3-5, 2009, Sherman, NY
Sailfest, New London, CT
July 10-12, 2008, free of charge, great fireworks display on saturday night
Solarfest, Middletown Springs, VT
July 10-12, 2009
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Oak Hill, NY
July 16-19, 2009
Green River Balloons and Music Festival, Greenfield, MA
July 17-18, 2009
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Hillsdale, NY
July 23-26, 2009

Budgiedome at Falcon Ridge and elsewhere

Floyd Fest, Floyd, VA
July 23-26, 2009
Podunk Bluegrass Festival, East Hartford, CT
July 30- August 2, 2009
Litchfield Jazz Fest, Kent, CT
July 31 - August 2, 2009
Champlain Valley Folk Festival, Ferrisburgh, VT
July 31 - August 2, 2009
Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
August , 2009
Sono Arts Celebration, South Norwalk, CT
July 31 - August 2, 2009
Philadelphia Folk Fest, Schwenksville, PA
August 14-16, 2009
Great Waters Folk Festival, Wolfeboro, NH
August 22, 2009
Rhythm and Roots, Charlestown, RI
September 4-6, 2009
Twin Angel Folk Festival, Southington, CT
September 12, 2009
Connecticut Folk Festival and Green Expo, New Haven, CT
September 11-13, 2009

2009 Outdoor Summer Music Series

Esker Point Concerts, thursdays, Groton, CT, (look under Groton events)

Cookin' at McCooks Park in Niantic, CT,

Willimantic Street Festival, third thursdays, Willimantic, CT

Blues on the Beach, wednesdays, Westerly, RI

Lowell Summer Music, Lowell, MA

Music on The River, mondays, East Haddam, CT

Jonathan Edwards Summer Music, thursdays, North Stonington, CT

Chirp in Ridgefield, CT

Litchfield CT Concerts on the Green

Other things to do while in Litchfield, CT

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