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*Schedules subject to change without notice.*
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BETHEL
Note Bethel Live Music

NOTE KITCHEN & BAR

227 Greenwood Ave.
Bethel, CT 06801
Ph. 203-917-3411
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Start times:
Wed & Thur 7:30pm / Fri & Sat 8:00pm / Sunday Brunch 11:00am (if there are 2 musicians posted for a Sunday, the 2nd is in the evening at 7:30pm)

Monday – Open Mic
Tuesday – Ladies’ Night with Interactive Musical Entertainment

MAY

3 - Killian Troupe
5 - Mike Latini
6 - Madz and the Ladz
7 - Brunch w/ Marc Huberman
10 - Gracie Day
11 - Petey Hop
13 - Dirt Road Pickers
14 - Brunch w/ Bob Mclaughlin/Phil Forbes
17 - Gary Bertz
18 - Don Lowe
19 - Mental Health Band
20 - Songhorse
21 - Brunch w/ Jason Bangser
24 - Gerard Smith
25 - Frank Chiafari
26 - Kenny Z
27 - Dan Zlotnick
28 - Brunch w/ Ed Accardi 

Portofino Restaurant and Wine Bar

PORTOFINO RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

213 Greenwood Ave.
Bethel, CT 06801
Ph. 203-797-8131
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Sunday & Tuesday Live Music 6:00pm (unless otherwise noted)

MAY

2 - Beautiful Love (Becky Kessler)
7 - Mental Health
14 - Mother's Day - no music
16 - Emma Kiara
21 - Fred Ball & Friends
28 - Phil Forbes
30 - Rio and the UBC
BLACK ROCK / BRIDGEPORT

THE ACOUSTIC

2926 Fairfield Ave.
Black Rock, CT
Ph. 203-335-3655 
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*Bands start at 8pm unless otherwise indicated.*
MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE MONTH
MAY

4 - Dead Sage featuring Michael Falzarano, Barry Mitterhoff & more
5 - Cosmic Jibaros Annual Cinco De Mayo
6 - Concert for a Cure - A Benefit for Diabetes Research Institute w/ The Alpaca Gnomes
11 - OTS - On The Spot Trio w/ Special Guests!
12 - Baby Dynamite Returns Home to The Acoustic
13 - Stella Blues Band w/s/g Kenny Brooks from Ratdog
19 - Jen Durkin & The Business
20 - Bella's Bartok
24 - Scott Guberman Band
25 - Good Time Boys (Red Hot Chilli Peppers Tribute)
27 - MOJO's 1st Annual Funky Sing-Along

CAPTAIN'S COVE

1 Bostwick Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Ph. 203-335-7104 
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MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE MONTH
MAY

12 - Opening Day! - Shameless 9pm
13 - The What Up Funk Band 9pm
14 - The Bernadettes 7pm (with DJ Flip)
18 - Bobby Wheeler 7pm
19 - Pop Rocks 9pm
20 - Nashville Drive 9pm
21 - Primetime 3pm (on the deck)
26 - WPLR's Annual "Wigout" 3pm - 7pm
27 - MOTO (Reggae Soco Vibe) 4pm and Jen Durkin & The Business w/ Special Guests 9pm
28 - Remember September 3pm (on the deck) & The What Up Funk Band 7pm (with DJ Flip)
29 - Eight to the Bar 3:30pm

Tautog Tavern Black Rock Happy Hour

TAUTOG TAVERN

2926 Fairfield Ave.
Black Rock, CT 06605
Ph. 203-916-7500
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Wednesdays - "Mongrel Soundsystem" 10pm
Thursdays - "Thursday Night Vibes" 9pm - 11:30pm
Fridays- Acoustic Duos 10pm - 1am
Saturday nights changes often.  Follow them on Facebook for up-to-the-minute live music updates.
Sunday nights is Open Mic hosted by Kwame Henry Jones at 8pm.

MAY

4 - Mike Milazzo (Americana, rock & originals)
5 - The Jaws 2 (solid rock & roll)
6 - Remember September - duo (rock, pop radio & originals)
11 - Kwame Henry Jones (rock, Reggae, soul, pop)
12 - Andrew Angus Duo (rock, contemporary & originals)
18 - The All Blue Stars (Americana, rock, jam, originals)
19 - Fred & Ethel (classic & contemporary rock)
20 - Glenbrook Road (rock, pop, Reggae, originals)
25 - Ace Carlson (blues, rock, originals)
26 - The Hooch (classic & contemporary rock, originals)
DANBURY

MOLLY DARCY'S IRISH PUB AND GRILL

39 Mill Plain Road
Danbury, CT  06811
Ph.  203-794-0449
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS 9:30PM

MAY

6 - Probable Cause
12 - Hi-Def
13 - Clark Eno
19 - Friday Night Dance Party w/ DJ
20 - The Trolls
26 & 27 - Summer Kick-Off Party w/ DJ and "Patio Party" 

OBrien's Danbury

O'BRIEN'S SPORTS PUB AND RESTAURANT

83 Lake Avenue
Danbury, CT  06810
Ph.  203-743-9834
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MUSIC IS OCCASIONAL

MAY

Coming soon...

ROSY TOMORROW'S

15 Old Mill Plain Road
Danbury, CT  06811
Ph.  203-743-5845
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Times:  Sunday 6pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 7pm, Thursday 7:30pm, Friday & Saturday 8pm

Tuesdays - Piano with Roger Young
Wednesdays - Piano with Hank Milligan

MAY

4 - Bookends
5 - Liz Friedman
6 - Steve McGrath
7 - Ian Campbell
11 - T. Jay
12 & 13 - Artie Tobia
14 - Dave King
18 - Bookends
19 - Rough Cutz
20 - Mike Lupis
21 - Ian Campbell
25 - JD Denise
26 - Christopher John
27 - Ian Campbell
28 - Christopher John
29 - Closed for the holiday

WIDOW BROWN'S BAR & GRILL

128 Federal Road
Danbury, CT  06810
Ph.  203-743-7021
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS AT 9:30PM
MAY

6 - Pete and Pru
12 - Gender Mutiny / Nicole Thompson
13 - The Magnetic / The New Norm
19 - Jonny Chapman and Dave Savitsky 
20 - Back Beat
26 - Steve Powers / SHIVANTHA
27 - Peter Herger Trio
FAIRFIELD
Fairfield Theatre Company

FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY

70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT 06824
Ph. 203-255-9380
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*Doors open 7pm unless otherwise noted*
ON STAGE ONE:

MAY

4 - Dustbowl Revival
5 - The Hollywood Allstars
7 - Quinn Sullivan
12 - Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen
13 - Comedy with Christian Finnegan
18 - Xeno and Oaklander
19 - Driftwood and Seth Walker
20 - Ian Hunter & The Rant Band
27 - Fishhead Stew (feat. original members of The Radiators)
30 - FREE IN DEED (film)
IN THE WAREHOUSE:

MAY

4 - Carbon Leaf
5 - Cinco de Mayo Celebration!  Food truck, cerveza and live music by Funky Dawgz Brass Band - free - starts at 5pm
10 - The New Mastersounds
19 - Mullett
20 - Martin Sexton

AT THE KLEIN:

25 - Little Feat

OLD POST TAVERN

1418 Post Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
Ph.  203-292-8631
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS 10:00 PM

MAY

5 - Long River Jam - high energy rock
6 - Blue Collar Band - rock, funk, soul and a little bit of everything
12 - Billy Genuario - versatile energetic party band
13 - Bone Dry - Wide range of musical styles combining rock, blues, jam 
bands, funk, Motown, reggae and jazz
19 - Tangled Vine - High energy rock and pop
20 - Jam Chowder - Delicious stew of rock, blues, jazz and funk
NEWTOWN (inc. SANDY HOOK)
McGuire's Newtown Live Music

McGUIRE'S ALE HOUSE

130 Mount Pleasant Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Ph. 203-270-3999
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Music starts at 9:30pm

MAY

6 - Tom Moosey and Band
12 - Hollister Thompson Band

My Place Newtown Live Music

MY PLACE PIZZA & RESTAURANT

8 Queen Street
Newtown, CT  06470
Ph.  203-270-7061
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MAY

4 - Lost Dog
12 - The Red Hots - CD Release Party!
17 - Spontaneous Combustion
24 - Off The Hook
NORWALK
Banc House Norwalk

BJ RYAN'S BANC HOUSE

16 River Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
Ph.  203-853-7926
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MAY

5 - Kwame Henry Jones 6pm
6 - Kentucky Derby w/ The Third Rail 2pm - 5pm, DJ Pete Rodriguez 9pm - midnight
7 - Matt McNulty & Friends 5pm
12 - Mat Fernandez 6pm
13 - Superhero 7pm
14 - Mother's Day - Andy Abel & Stephanie Harrison 5pm
19 - Nick Sproviero (solo acoustic) 7pm
20 - Preakness Stakes w/ The Third Rail 3pm, DJ Pete Rodriguez 9pm
21 - The David Henry Project 5pm
26 - Bliss 9pm
27 - Sugar Bear 9pm
28 - Canyon 2pm
29 - Memorial Day w/ DJ Pete Rodriguez 2pm

Johnny Utah's Norwalk Happy Hour

JOHNNY UTAH'S

80 Washington Street
Norwalk, CT
Ph. 203-299-0711
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MAY

13 - Jump the Gunn - buy tickets in advance for $10 and get one hour of open vodka bar 9pm to 10pm!

O'Neill's Live Music Norwalk

O'NEILL'S IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT

93 North Main Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
Ph. 203-838-0222
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MAY

6 - Jeff 2E
13 - Geoff Hartwll
20 - Cooley
27 - CSB

Peaches Live Music Norwalk

PEACHES SOUTHERN PUB & JUKE JOINT

7 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
Ph. 203-831-0399
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Thursday music 10pm.  Friday & Saturday music 9:30pm.
NEW! - "Havana to Mars" - Cuban Night w/ Jose Conde every Thursday!

MAY

4 - Launch of "Havana to Mars" Cuban Night w/ Jose Conde 9pm
5 - Tangled Vine
6 - Otis & The Hurricanes
12 - New Orleans Beatniks
19 - Tracy Jo & The Toads
20 - The Tracks
REDDING (inc. Georgetown)
The Redding Roadhouse

REDDING ROADHOUSE

406 Redding Road
Redding, CT  06896
Ph. 203-938-3388
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Bands start at 9pm

MAY

5 - Ghostriders
6 - Wayback Machine
12 - Summertime
13 - Jammie
19 - Pimpinella
20 - Cinnamon Girl
26 - Three-Legged Dog
27 - Bone Dry
RIDGEFIELD
The Ridgefield Playhouse

THE RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE

80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Ph. 203-438-5795 
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*Shows are at 8pm unless otherwise noted*
MUSIC, COMEDY & MORE ALL MONTH LONG - Click Get Details to see more shows such as comedy, movies and theatre.
MAY

4 - Kevin Nealon (comedy)
5 - The Everly Brothers Experience
6 - Paul Shaffer and The World's Most Dangerous Band
8 - The Zombies
9 - The Tenors
10 - Robben Ford
12 - Christopher Cross
14 - An Evening with Timothy B. Schmidt of The Eagles
17 - Under The Streetlamp
18 - Paul Anka
19 - Satisfaction | The International Rolling Stones Show
21 - Ben Vereen
24 - Delta Rae
26 - Nick Fradiani
27 - Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra
31 - Pink Martini

Also view their website for Theatre and Met Opera in HD

Tiger's Den Ridgefield Live Music

TIGER'S DEN SPORTS BAR & GRILL

23 Catoonah Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
Ph. 203-431-0200 
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LIVE MUSIC ON OCCASION

MAY

5 - Cinco de Mayo party - music at 8pm with Tammy Lee Dunn
12 - Pimpinella
26 - Jimmy Tate
STAMFORD
Judy's Bar + Kitchen Stamford Live Music

JUDY'S BAR + KITCHEN

927 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
Ph. 203-890-9999
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MUSIC STARTS AT 8:30pm

MAY

5 - Cinco de Mayo Food and Drink specials ALL DAY AND AJ THE DJ starting at 8:30pm.
6 - Pimpinella 9pm
13 - Tangled Vine
20 - Otis & The Hurricanes

The Fez Stamford Live Music

THE FEZ

227 Summer Street
Stamford, CT  06901
Ph. 203-324-3391 
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FULL DESCRIPTIONS OF MUSIC ON THEIR WEBSITE

Mondays - 1/2 price bottles of wine and game night
Tuesdays - Open Mic & Jam Night 9pm (unless otherwise indicated below)
Wednesdays - Karaoke feat. DJ Tunni

MAY

1 - Jones vs Jones - hits from the 60's to today
5 - Rock This Town - swing
6 - Ghosthead - runk/rock
7 - The All Grass Blue Stars - bluegrass
8 - Quantum Split - rock/soul
11 - Balzer, Rossman & Loomba - electric trio - classic rock w/ blues
12 - Lost and Found - blues, classic rock, funk
13 - What It Is - rock brand with full brass section
14 - Mother's Day Brunch - with music by Broadbelt - flamenco guitarist brother duo 11:30am.  Evening entertainment by Joe Kiernan - jazz - 8pm.
15 - Shawn Taylor & Wandering Roots - acoustic soulful blues/rock
18 - Nick Dimaria - jazz w/ trumpet
19 - The Juicy Grapes - jammin' rock band reminiscent of Grateful Dead
20 - Billy and the Shoeman - rockin' soul
21 - The Scorched - progressive rock
22 - Mark (Max) Swigart - jazz
25 - Marc Delgado - solo acoustic
26 - Kismet - classic rock from the 60's, 70's & 80's
28 - Sub-Urban - soul, hip-hop, funk
29 - Laura Summer - singer/songwriter

Seaside Tavern Live Music

SEASIDE TAVERN

891 Cove Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Ph. 203-964-9225
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MUSIC DAYS AND TIMES VARY
Acoustic Open Mic - Wednesday & Thursday

MAY

4 - The Gilbert Band 
5 - Terry O'Brien Band
6 - Live Psychics
12 - Whatsoever, Mechanical Peaches
18 - Peter Gama & Sunday Brave
19 -Broken Arrow
20 - I Don’t Know ( Ozzy Tribute) &Screwed, Glued 'N and Tattooed
26 - Dead Weight Burden, EastCoast Rednecks
27 - EVHO, Crown Colony

Tiernans Pub Stamford Live Music

TIERNAN'S BAR & RESTAURANT

187 Main Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Ph. 203-353-8566
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THURSDAYS DJ (UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED BELOW)
FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT BANDS 10:00 PM
MAY

5 - Bliss
6 - FB Lilly
12 - Slice
13 - Hedtrip
18 - Fire and Knives
19 - Turbulence
20 - Crash 21
26 - DJ
27 - Hillbilly Parade
29 - Closed for the holiday

Redding Roadhouse

VICEROY PUBLIK HOUSE

211 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06831
Ph. 203-658-8423
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MAY

3 - Kathy Muir (original acoustic music)
4 - TBA
5 - Big White Ass (Rock and Blues with some of the regions best musicians) 10pm
6 - AnGee Blake and Night Market (R&B, Funk and Soul) 10pm
10 - Johnny G and his Magical Melodica (sing along you'll know all the words!) 7pm
11 - Riot on Summer Street w/ Special Guests 9pm
12 - TBA
13 - TBA
17 - Johnny G and Special Guests 7pm
18 - TBA
19 - TBA
20 - Phoenix Tree  (record release party) 10pm
24 -  Johnny G and Special Guests  7pm
25 - Riot on Summer Street 9pm
26 - Fingersleeve (blues) 10pm
27 - Not To Be Missed! Justin Symbol, the God Bombs and A Punche's Pilot 10pm
31 - Johnny G and Special Guests 7pm

Villa Italia Ristorante and Bar Stamford

VILLA ITALIA RISTORANTE & BAR

26 Mill River Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Ph. 203-348-7742
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Bands start at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted

MAY

4 - Barbara's Serenade
11 - Tony Dicerto
17 - Maria Tiscia "Rio Bound"

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