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Listings are by town.
*Schedules subject to change without notice.*
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RIDEFIELD PLAYHOUSE
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 with Fred Ball
Tuesday – Ladies’ Night with Interactive Musical Entertainment

OCTOBER

1 - Brunch with Phil Forbes & Bob Mcglaughlin
4 - Ethan James
5 - Bob McGlaughlin Trio
6 - Jamie Livesey
7 - Bone Dry Duo
8 - Jazz Brunch with Bruce Coviello and Carmine Marino
12 - Gracie Day
13 - Dave Oberacker
15 - Brunch w/ Missy & Bill
18 - Dave King
19 - Marc Delgado
20 - Man Made Blues
21 - Kenny Z
22 - Brunch w/ Bob Curiano
25 - Podunk Throwbacks
26 - Leslie Costa w/ Mary O'Hare
27 - Tom Crivellone
28 - 2Jam Acoustic
29 - Brunch with the Rio Trio
31 - Halloween Party with Bobby Morrill
Portofino Restaurant and Wine Bar

PORTOFINO RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

213 Greenwood Ave.
Bethel, CT 06801
Ph. 203-797-8131
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Music Sunday nights 6pm - 9pm

OCTOBER

1 - Ball and Chain
3 - JD Seem
8 - Rio and The UBC
10 - Fred Ball and Friends
15 - Tara
22 - Mental Health
29 - Phil Forbes

NOVEMBER

5 - Fred Ball and Friends
12 - Helen & Kurt
19 - Mental Health
26 - Phil Forbes
BLACK ROCK / BRIDGEPORT
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 The Sunday Night Show feat. a varying line-up of local musicians

OCTOBER

5 - Kwame Henry Jones w/ Charles Kessler (rock, Reggae, soul, pop)
6 - Jaws 2 (acoustic duo night)
7 - The Hooch (classic contemporary rock)
12 - Carlos Miller (classic & contemporary cool rock)
13 - Brian Dolzani (acoustic night)
19 - All Grass Blue Stars (Americana, rock, originals, jam)
20 - "Fred & Ethel" (acoustic duo night)
21 - Remember September (duo - rock, pop radio)
26 - Ace Carlson (blues, rock, originals)
27 - Fake ID (acoustic duo night)
Walrus & Carpenter Black Rock

WALRUS + CARPENTER

2895 Fairfield Ave.
Black Rock, CT 06605
Ph. 203-333-2733
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OCTOBER

3 - Compin' and Stompin' Jazz Jam
5 - Symphonic Bodega
10 - The Hot Club of Black Rock
12 - Grit Rhythm
17 - Compin' and Stompin' Jazz Jam
19 - BrewGrass featuring Hitch + The Giddy-up
24 - The Hot Club of Black Rock
26 - Country Western Music + Moonshine Revue feat. The Walrus & Carpenter All-Stars
31 - Spooky Jazz with Gabrielle Lakshmi
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

OCTOBER

6 - DJ Dance Party
7 - Them Bones
13 - DJ Dance Party
14 - Bedrock
20 - Oktoberfest Guinness Pour Competition and music by Fast Ricky
21 - Clark Eno
27 - Rock Box
28 - Sam Adams Halloween Costume 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

OCTOBER

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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

OCTOBER

1 - Ian Campbell
5 - Bookends
6 - Liz Friedman
7 - Steve McGrath
8 - Dave King
12 - T. Jay
13 & 14 - Artie Tobia
15 - Christopher John
19 - Bookends
20 & 21 - Rough Cutz
22 - Anthony
26 - JD Denise
27 - Justin Vendetti
28 & 29 - Ian Campbell

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
OCTOBER

6 - The Other Erik 
7 - Michelle DeAngelis
13 - Matt Popp and Jerome Gooseman
14 - The Lone Wolf Trio
20 - Charm City Exiles
28 - The 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:

OCTOBER

6 - Parsonfield
7 - Big Mean Sound Machine
11 - The Stone Foxes
12 - Talking Dreads (benefit for Sunshine Kids)
13 - Daley - The Spectrum Tour
18 - Hopefest 14
19 - Holly Bowling
20 - Band Together - benefit for CLASP
21 - The Ivy League of Comedy
22 - Lewis Watson
24 - #Bandtogether for Puerto Rico Relief
26 - Loudon Wainwright III
28 - Terrapin - Grateful Dead Tribute

IN THE WAREHOUSE:

OCTOBER

1 - Jonny Lang
3 - Chick Corea & Steve Gadd Band
8 - Manhattan Short Film Festival
19 - Digitour Presents: Brooklyn & Bailey
20 - Melvin Seals & JGB
21 - The Cancer Beat feat. Howard Jones
24 - Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene
30 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

OLD POST TAVERN

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

OCTOBER

6 - Billy Genuario (Versatile energetic party band) 
7 - Third Rail (Acoustic Classic Rock)
13 - Straightjackets (Spreading a contagious Groovalicious Dance Rock, Funk and Blues)
14 - Sinergy (Dance, Pop, Rock and Soul) 
20 - Tangled Vine (High Energy Rock) 
21 - Bone Dry Band (Wide ranges of musical styles combining rock, blues, jam bands, funk, Motown, reggae and jazz)
27 - Mike Cusato Band (Rock, 90s Rock, Classic Rock, Contemporary Rock)
28 - Suck'R Punch (Rock n Roll, Classic Rock to current hits)
GREENWICH
J House Greenwich

THE J HOUSE GREENWICH

1114 East Putnam Ave.
Greenwich, CT  06878
Ph.  203-698-6980
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Live Jazz Thursday, Friday & Saturday Nights 7pm - 10pm

OCTOBER

Entertainment varies with the following musicians:

Ryo's Trio
Dan Schnapp's Jazz Quartet

Contact J House Greenwich directly to see who's playing that evening.
NEWTOWN (inc. SANDY HOOK)
Murphy's Pub

MURPHY'S PUB

71 S. Main Street (Rte. 25)
Newtown, CT 06470
Ph. 203-270-1800
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OCTOBER

6 - LT Maroon during Happy Hour / Older Than Dirt 9pm
13 - American 27 - Newtown Alma Matter Night!
20 - Murphy's Law
My Place Newtown Live Music

MY PLACE PIZZA & RESTAURANT

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

5 - Lost Dog
26 - 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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OCTOBER

Coming soon 
Bistro Mediterranean and Tapas Bar Norwalk

BISTRO MEDITERRANEAN & TAPAS BAR

36 Westport Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851
Ph. 203-939-1289
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OCTOBER

Live music every Friday night on the patio 5pm weather permitting (various local musicians)
Peaches Live Music Norwalk

PEACHES SOUTHERN PUB & JUKE JOINT

7 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
Ph. 203-831-0399
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Friday & Saturday music 9:30pm

OCTOBER

Every Friday - Red Ball Express 9:30pm unless otherwise indicated below,

1 - Brunch with Vinnie Ferone 12 - 3pm
5 - Happy Hour with Ray Bryant 6 - 9pm
7 - Night Market 9:30pm
8 - Brunch with Ray Bryant 12 - 3pm
12 -Happy Hour with Joni Wallace 6 - 9pm
13 - Tangled Vine 9:30pm
14 - Bar Car Band 9:30pm
15 - Greg DeTroy 12 - 3pm
21 - Andy Aledort & The Groove Kings - Greg Allman Tribute - with special guests 9:30pm
22 - Brunch with Ray Bryant 12 - 3pm
26 - Happy Hour with Ray Bryant 6 - 9pm
28 - 2nd Annual Halloween Bash with Otis & The Hurricanes 
29 - Brunch with Greg DeTroy 12 - 3pm
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.
OCTOBER

5 - Jethro Tull's Marin Barre in Concert
6 - Comedian Steven Wright
7 - "Cash is King" - Johnny Cash Re-creation show
8 - Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Tour
11 - Blues Traveler 30th Anniversary Tour
12 - Uncle Kracker
13 - Comedian Tracy Morgan
14 - Paul Revere's Raiders
15 - Three Dog Night
16 - Comedian Tape Face
17 - Sergio Mendes & Brasil 2017
19 - Boney James
20 - Mary Wilson of The Supremes
21 - The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute
22 - American Dance Spectacular
23 - An Evening with Bruce Hornsby
25 - Dennis Quaid and The Sharks
26 - Renaissance
27 - Martin Sexton Trio
28 - Christian McBride's "Remembering Ray Brown"
29 - Yngwie Malmsteen
30 - An Intimate Evening with Amos Lee

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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Every Thursday - Funk Night Residency w/ Shere Khan 8:30pm (no cover)

OCTOBER

20 - Cinnamon Girl - a tribute to Neil Young 8pm
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 9pm

OCTOBER

14 - Night Market
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

OCTOBER

6 - Hauntain Titans, Lionfish (Indie rock & covers)
7 - Seventh Sign (80's & 90's rock band)
13 - Top Hat (Slash tribute band) / Mantyhose (90's rock & alternative)
14 - Destroyal / The Boardlords / The Brunch Mummies (rock and punk rock)
20 - Mike Milazzo / Christina Francisa (classic and Indie rock)
21 - Sanctuary (Iron Maiden tribute)
27 - Mad Handsome & Jesica Andrea Ardila (Indie rock and pop)
28 - Halloween costume party w/ Lobsterface / Sammy Maximin / Matt & The Marauders / The Ratz (rock, pop)
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
OCTOBER

5 - Broken Arrow
6 - Fast Ricky
7 - Hed Trip
12 - Rumor Hazz It
13 - FB Lily
14 - The Tub
19 - Fire and Knives
20 - Pocket Hotties
21 - The Rockbox
26 - DJ Alex
27 - Crash 21
28 - Halloween party with "Billy and the Barfights"
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

OCTOBER

7 - The Nicole Pasternak Duo
14 - Exit 5
20 - Maria Tischia Rio Bound!
21 - Tony Dicerto
28 - Barbara's Serenade

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