Friday, April 30, 2010
Concert at Rack n Roll in Stamford on Saturday May 8th
The money goes to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program.
There are 5 bands coming in from the city and they're all very talented and ORIGINAL. It should be a fun night and there will be great prizes raffled off as well. Attached is the concert poster image and below is the link where people can donate and it also has all the info. There is also a facebook event for people that have facebook all they need to do is search "Rock and Run".
http://pages.teamintraining.org/ct/rnr10/phynesqqlb CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
The Stamford Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Dave Brubeck, jazz icon and recent Kennedy Center Honors winner, will perfom at a benefit concert at the Palace Theatre. He will receive the SCA Arts Legacy Award.
Individual tickets for the concert: $65 / $55 / $40 (+ handling charges)
Showtime: 8:00 p.m.
For information on attending the Gala., please call the SCA Development Department at 203-517-3419. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Announcing Alive @ Five Concerts Thursdays starting June 24 through August 5, 2010
STAMFORD DOWNTOWN, Conn., April 28, 2010 – The region's hottest concert series, Alive @ Five kicks off Thursday, June 24th in Columbus Park in Stamford Downtown. This year's star-studded series opens with the Gin Blossoms and Soul Asylum and closes with The Beach Boys and includes Seven Mary Three, Marcy Playground, Rusted Root, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Uncle Kracker. The concerts begin at 5pm and run seven Thursdays, June 24 – August 6, 2010.
On June 24 Gin Blossoms and Soul Asylum will take the Heineken Stage.
The series continues for seven weeks with an amazing line-up below.
Sponsored by Reckson,
A Division of SL Green Realty Corp.
Bedford Street Promenade
Battle of the Bands Winner
|July 1||Seven Mary Three|
Bedford Street Promenade
Battle of the Bands Winner
|July 8||Rusted Root|
Sponsored by Indeed.com
Bedford Street Promenade
Battle of the Bands Winner
|July 15||George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic|
Middle Band To be announced
|July 22||Big Bad Voodoo Daddy|
Ten Year Vamp
|July 29||Uncle Kracker|
The Mercury Seed
|August 5||The Beach Boys|
Sponsored by NBC Universal
Sharkey & The Unknowns
http://email@example.com or call 203-348-5285.is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Additional sponsors include The Advocate, Agora Spa, Columbus Park Merchants, Crystal Rock, Fairfield County Weekly, Frank Mercede & Sons, Happyhaha Studio, Indeed.com, NBC Universal Television Distribution, Reckson, A Division of SL Green Realty Corp., Simply Signs, Stamford Chamber of Commerce, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, Woodloch Pines and 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, Star 99.9 and WSTC/WNLK radio stations.
Alive @ Five is a seven week series. For more information on each concert evening please email Annette Einhorn at CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
"We are excited for the Stamford community to try our delicious Flatbread," says Sam Haigh, franchisee of Sandella's Flatbread Café Stamford. "Flatbread is the original bread from a 2,000-year-old recipe and a healthy alternative." Sandella's popular grilled flatbreads are served in a variety of styles including traditional flat-style, panini-sandwich-style, quesadilla-style, as well as bowls and salads – all made using their delicious, oven grilled flatbread topped with fresh ingredients. Already ahead of its time, Sandella's menu is trans-fat free, and the flatbread is low calorie, fat free and kosher.
Founded in 1994 in West Redding Connecticut by Michael Stimola, Sandella's Flatbread Café incorporates the hottest trends in the restaurant industry today, serving fresh, hot and healthy menu items for today's health-conscious guests. With the opening of the new Stamford location, Sandella's will have two locations in Connecticut and over 150 locations in the United States and Middle East.
"We invite the community to come try all of our delicious grilled flatbreads and freshly made panini and salads," said Haigh. Sandella's provides to go orders and catering for large or small businesses. "Our choice of wraps and panini offers a different twist on the everyday lunch and are perfect for catering a business lunch or for the whole office."
Sandella's Flatbread Café is located at 148 Bedford Street near the intersection of Bedford and Spring Streets. The 1670 square foot restaurant features a casual and inviting décor with seating for 30. Open seven days a week, hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The new restaurant can be reached by calling (203) 344-9575.
About Sandella's Flatbread Café
Founded in 1994 in West Redding Connecticut, Sandella's Flatbread is an upscale, fast casual café, serving premium quality, health-conscious and great tasting menu items served on Sandella's proprietary oven grilled flatbread topped with fresh ingredients. Sandella's popular grilled flatbreads are served in a variety of styles including traditional flat-style, panini-sandwich-style, quesadilla-style, as well as bowls and salads – all made using their delicious, oven grilled flatbread.
Sandella's has 150 restaurants open nationwide and 100 new restaurants in development across the United States and the Middle East. For more information about Sandella's Flatbread Café and the wide selection of grilled flatbread, panini and salad selections, please visit http://www.sandellas.com/. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
Chefs On Point at Trump Parc - The Ballet School of Stamford, 12th annual Food & Wine Tasting and Auction event
The Ballet School of Stamford will present the 12th annual Chefs On Point, the Food + Wine Tasting and Auction event on May 2, 2010 at Trump Parc, 5:30-8:30pm, Broad Street, Stamford, to benefit the school’s scholarship fund and outreach program “Dance for All.” BevMax, the wine and liquor superstore, will be providing wines along with exceptional local restaurants serving their favorite menu items. Contributing restaurants: napa & co, and Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar.
The Ballet School of Stamford will present the 12th annual Chefs On Point, the Food &; Wine Tasting and Auction event on May 2, 2010 at Trump Parc, 5:30-8:30pm, One Broad Street, Stamford, to benefit the school’s scholarship fund and outreach program “Dance for All.” BevMax, the wine and liquor superstore, will be providing wines along with exceptional local restaurants serving their favorite menu items. Contributing restaurants include napa & co, and Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar
The Ballet School of Stamford is proud to host Chefs on Pointe at Trump Parc. Guests will see a presentation on the school's soon to be new home in Old Town Hall including photos of the studios and a special preview of The Scarlet Slipper Mystery, an original ballet based on the Nancy Drew book of the same name choreographed by Michael Vernon an internationally known choreographer and the school’s artistic director.
The Ballet School of Stamford was founded in 1998 to provide excellent dance training for all children. The school has since grown to 300 students ranging in ages from 3 to 18 whose study focuses on ballet. Students are enrolled both at the school and in the school’s outreach program, “Dance for All.” Through the school’s scholarship fund, The Ballet School of Stamford collaborates with other arts and social services organizations to provide opportunities for children who otherwise could not afford to study dance. This year, over $70,000 in tuition assistance will be awarded. Tickets for Chefs on Pointe are on sale now at $75 per person, and a range of sponsorship opportunities are available.
For more information, contact Marti Etter at 203-358-8853 or firstname.lastname@example.org. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Monday, April 12, 2010
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Enter your band to compete in the First Stamford Downtown Battle of the Bands! It's happening May 21st, 2010 throughout Stamford Downtown.
Compete for your chance to play Alive @ Five.
Fill out this form and mail or drop it off to 95.9 THE FOX at the address below with a CD, Bio and Pic.
Entries must be received by April 30th, 2010
Bands selected to compete will be notified and will play May 21st, 2010
Six Bands will be chosen to move to the Next Round and will play "Bedford Street Promenade" happening June 12th, 19th and 26th, 2010. Three winners will be selected to play Alive @ Five
- Mail or Deliver entry package weekdays Between 8:30am and 5pm to:
95.9 THE FOX
444 Westport Ave, 3rd Floor
Norwalk, CT 06851
att:Stamford Downtown Battle of the Bands
Entries become the property of DSSD and will not be returned. | Contest Rules
Monday, April 5, 2010
Just a reminder to come and join us at the Palace Theatre on Thursday, April 8th at 5:30 p.m. for TAP Cafe!!!
Fun networking event in Stamford Downtown.
- Davids Soundview Catering - www.davidscatering.com
- Outdoor Cookers - www.outdoor-cookers.com
Matthew Cutillo - Acoustical guitarist - www.mattcutillo.com
Cost is $20 per person and includes all the food you can eat and 2 drinks.
Stamford Center for the Arts
61 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT 06901
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR HAITI
Choir of the Basilica of St. John and Stamford Symphony to perform Mozart Requiem
The City of Stamford will come together to commemorate the 3-month anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti with a benefit concert performance of Mozart’s Requiem on Sunday, April 11 at 7:30 pm at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist in Stamford. Led by musicians of the Stamford Symphony and conducted by Eckart Preu, the performance will feature the choir of the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, its director Scott Turkington on organ, soprano Rachel Rosales and tenor David Vanderwal.
All proceeds from the concert will benefit victims of the Haiti earthquake. Members of the Haitian American Catholic Center will be collecting a suggested contribution of $25 at the door and a Donors Circle at $50 will offer reserved seating and a listing in the concert program. To contribute visit www.StJohnsStamford.com .
Everyone involved with the concert is contributing their time and talent to the project. Stamford Symphony musician Peter Weitzner commented, “The musicians, as members of the Stamford community, wanted to express their concerns and sympathies for our Haitian neighbors by doing what we do best: making music. We hope this performance of Mozart’s Requiem will bring solace to those affected by this tragedy, especially those who are longing for an opportunity to commemorate family and friends who have died.”
The concert will take place at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, which celebrates a Haitian Mass in French and Creole. The parish is home to the Haitian American Catholic Center which serves over 800 Haitian families in Stamford. So many of these families are wrestling with the reality that they will never know where their loved ones where buried following the earthquake. This concert offers an opportunity for them to honor the dead. St. John’s pastor, Monsignor Stephen DiGiovanni, explains, ”Mozart's Requiem, is one of the most spiritually sensitive treaments of the Catholic Requiem Mass, while one of the most moving: capturing the depth of the Mass texts by his evocative musical score, both of which convey the theological and spiritual essence of Catholic belief in death and eternal life, while conveying the layers of anguish, pain and hope in the hearts of those who have experienced the death of loved ones, and of those agonizingly facing death in their own lives. The co-operation of the Stamford Symphony and the Basilica of Saint John's Choir to join their talents to offer this as a City-wide expression of grief, sympathy and hope for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, is one of the most beautiful signs that Stamford truly is the City that cares, as Mayor Pavia has repeatedly described Stamford.” CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Sunday, April 4, 2010
Click here to read more about POPs in the Park - Stamford-summer-concert-series-to-feature-Sedaka
Final 2010 Summer Lineup coming soon...
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Sundance Café and Wine Bar
105 Broad Street
Visit Sundance cafe and Wine Bar for more details.
Friday, April 2, 2010
The concert will have two acts. The opening act will be Superband, a local group who plays regularly in the Stamford / Bridgeport area. They have a monthly gig at Tracks on Hope Street. They play a wide range of music, from Pink Floyd to the Beatles to the Allman Brothers!
The main event will be recording artist Grayson Hugh. Grayson had two successful albums released in the early 1990's. His album "Road to Freedom" was named one of Billboard Magazine's Top 10 Albums of 1992. His hits "Talk it Over", "Bring It All Back" and "How 'Bout Us" can be viewed on YouTube. After a long hiatus from the recording industry, he is releasing his first album in 15 years this March. Grayson will play some old hits, new music, and several songs he wrote and never released during his break. He will be available after the concert for a meet and greet and autographs, and we will be selling his new CD as well! Grayson will be performing with his wife and long time backup singer Polly Messer.
Tickets MUST be purchased in advance! Email Joe at email@example.com to reserve tickets and receive payment instructions! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
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