Arts, Crafts & Blues on Bedford
September 13 and 14, 2008
Starring The Levon Helm Band
Levon Helm, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, drummer and actor, has enjoyed a versatile career that spans almost five decades. As a member of The Band, he recorded two of the most acclaimed albums of the late ’60s including songs, The Weight and Up on Cripple Creek. www.levonhelm.com
Arts, Crafts & Blues on Bedford on the Heineken Stage is a weekend event featuring over 100 craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street in Stamford Downtown, which will be closed to traffic on Saturday and Sunday, September 13 & 14.“Sophisticated, chic and energetic set in a lovely urban environment. For those who appreciate fine arts, good food and music.” ACF News, June-July 2007. Don’t miss the Imagination Station with “hands on” activities for kids presented by the Stamford Museum and Nature Center including farm animals and face painting.
Craft booths open Saturday 12pm-9pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm
Saturday, September 13 - Blues with The Levon Helm Band
2:00 Doug Wahlberg Band www.dougwahlbergband.com
3:30 Chris Berardo & The DesBerardos www.desberardo.com
5:00 The Lustre Kings www.lustrekings.com
6:30 The Levon Helm Band www.levonhelm.com
Sunday, September 14 – Sunday with a Touch of Jazz, presented by J.P. Morgan Chase
1:30 Ralph Lalama Quartet www.ralphlalama.com
3:30 The Galvanized Jazz Band www.galvanizedjazz.com
Arts, Crafts & Blues on Bedford on the Heineken Stage is presented by Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford and is sponsored by Shock Electric, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, Agora Spa, Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, The Advocate, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Crystal Rock, 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, WSTC/WNLK radio stations, Fairfield County Weekly, Event Management Inc., Simply Signs and Happyhaha Studio Photography.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Arts, Crafts & Blues on Bedford
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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On Thursday, August 21 the Sundance Cafe will host "Through the Eyes of Vincent Rodriguez" a photo exhibit and reception from 5pm - 6pm. Vincent's photographs are also on exhibit on Bedford Street in Stamford Downtown with other photographs in conjunction with Stamford Downtown's Art in Public Places.
Thursday, August 14, 2008
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
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Boyz II Men sponsored by Frank Mercede & Sons
Philadelphia’s own Boyz II Men recorded five Number One Pop hits and twelve Top Ten R&B singles, sold over 60 million records worldwide, and earned a host of awards including four Grammy Awards between 1992 and 1997. “I’ll Make Love To You,” “On Bended Knee” and their most successful “End of the Road” rank among their greatest hits. http://www.boyziimen.com/
Omar Wilson and The Press Project set to open Alive @ Five's season finale!
Norwalk’s own three time Amateur Night at the Apollo winner Omar Wilson delivers his message of struggle and survival with powerful melodies and his soulful voice. Omar is releasing his EP in July and is currently recording with platinum producers Mike City and Punch among others. The EP leans more in the direction of soul but definitely keeps it’s foundation deeply routed in Hip Hop. Omar can also be heard on the upcoming Serious Jones release singing multiple hooks.
THE PRESS PROJECT
Blending hip-hop, soul, jazz and funk with an eclectic and poignant tongue twisting lyrical style, the seven members of The Press Project circulate massive amounts of physical and musical energy in a supercharged live performance spectacle.
Alive @ Five is presented by RBS on the Heineken Stage in partnership with Stamford Town Center, Columbia Crest and BevMax. This week's concert is sponsored by Frank Mercede & Son and Stamford Sports & Spine. The event is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Additional sponsors include The Advocate/Greenwich Time, Cacace, Tusch & Santagata, Columbus Park Merchants, Crystal Rock, Fairfield County Weekly, Frank Mercede & Sons, Happyhaha Studio, Keep Stamford Beautiful, LoveSac, Mill River Collaborative, New York Sports Clubs, Optimum, Royal Restrooms, Simply Signs, Stamford Chamber of Commerce, Stamford Florist, Stamford Sports & Spine, State Farm Insurance-George Boyce, The Switch, Teddy’s Transportation System, Inc., UConn Stamford, Woodloch Pines and 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, , Star 99.9 and WSTC/WNLK radio stations.
Sponsored by Columbus Park Area Merchants: Black Bear Saloon, Bobby Valentine’s Sports Gallery Café, Columbus Park Trattoria, Curley’s Diner, Fin II Japenese Restaurant, Garden Catering, Hula Hanks Island Grille & Bar, Kujaku Japanese Restaurant, Market, SBC Restaurant & Brewery, The Palms, The Thirsty Turtle Stamford, Tiernan’s Bar & Restaurant, Twenty of Stamford and Zody Café.
NO ONE IS PERMITTED TO ENTER CONCERT AREA
AFTER 9PM OR AT VENUE CAPACITY
BY ORDER OF CITY OF STAMFORD POLICE DEPTARTMENT
Concert Area will be expanded to Atlantic Street at Main/Bank.
Lower Summer will be closed to traffic between 5PM and 6PM
based on traffic department assessments.
ALIVE @ FIVE Concert Series on August 7 will be held in Columbus Park RAIN OR SHINE
COOLERS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE CONCERT AREA. PLEASE LEAVE THEM AT HOME!
Friday, August 1, 2008
Thanks to all of the Alive @ Five fans (and Southside Johnny and Billy Vera fans) for coming out these last two weeks and proving that Alive @ Five is a fun, exciting and safe place to see a FREE concert in Columbus Park. We like to see the restaurants and bars booming and everyone enjoying the music. We also appreciate everyone for helping out with the new procedures. We'll see you at Boyz II Men Thursday, August 7th!! Come early!!CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
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