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Bennett, Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz

 September 22, 2014; Updated: 6:04 pm

Kids, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you: Listen to their new jazz album.


‘The Voice’ returns tonight with Pharrell, Stefani

 September 22, 2014; Updated: 6:04 pm

Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt.


Premium Content King Crimson show delivers royal treatment to fans

 September 20, 2014; Updated: 4:27 pm

The latest incarnation of the totemic prog band King Crimson put on a show of almost supernatural power and virtuosity Thursday night at the Best Buy Theater in New York City.


Premium Content Live Lunch Break Flashback - Hannah Fair

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 6:03 pm

Admit it: you’re feeling a little churlish because you missed “Live Lunch Break” on Thursday in New London’s Hygienic Art Park.


Premium Content Big tickets: Upcoming shows

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

Melissa Etheridge - Nov. 2 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 25; $25-$45Donny and Marie Christmas Show - Dec. 23-28 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10...


Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:03 pm

Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females.


Premium Content King Crimson's NYC concerts are a road trip worth taking

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 2:16 pm

Tonight, Friday, Saturday and SundayBest Buy Theater, New York City


Premium Content Runaway Dorothy plays Strange Brew Pub

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:57 pm

Runaway Dorothy is a particularly tight outfit whose instrumental prowess and close vocal harmonies add deep texture to its Americana material.


Premium Content Hannah Fair plays Live Lunch Break

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:57 pm

Expect to hear material from Fair’s very fine “Open Road” album as well as new songs.


Premium Content Simon & Garfunkel tribute at Friday Night Folk

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:57 pm

Mike Bailey and Ron Gletherow of Maggie’s Guitar present “Sound of Silence — a Simon & Garfunkel Tribute.”


Premium Content NRBQ plays Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:57 pm

Over time, NRBQ has experimented in a variety of genres from rock and country to power pop and even jazz — and have always found a way to twist and blend the best aspects of all musical forms and come up with something fresh and original and, well,...


Country singer Merle Haggard still on the road

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 3:28 pm

Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists.


Premium Content Live Lunch Break Flashback - Kala Farnham

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 6:03 pm

Admit it: you're feeling a little peevish because you missed "Live Lunch Break" on Thursday in New London's Hygienic Art Park when Danielson singer-songwriter Kala Farnham entertained. A wonderful pianist and melodicist, Farnham played...


Premium Content Martin releases new ‘Indestructible’ CD

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 5:51 pm

Flav Martin will celebrate the release of his new CD, "Indestructible," with a party at 9 tonight at Perks and Corks, 62 High St., Westerly.Dreamland Recording Studio owner Jerry Marotta - who has worked with Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates,...


Premium Content Upcoming local shows

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 4:23 pm

Coming soon to a theater near you:


Premium Content Benefit concert for drummer Bob Burt

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 3:30 pm

This is a clarion call for HELP. Local drummer Bob Burt - well known as a member of Johnny & the East Coast Rockers and Raise the Rent, and much-loved and respected by his many percussion students - is going through a slow and tough...


Premium Content Iconic, gorgeous, piano/synth/strings albums in 'Buddbox' set are spectacular

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 1:07 pm

New, seven-disc retrospective by one of the finest minimalist/ambient composers ever, Harold Budd, is worth having.


Premium Content Live Lunch Break welcomes Kala Farnham

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 12:13 pm

Labor Day's in the rear view mirror but, buoyed by the success of The Day's summer Live Lunch Break concert series taking place at noon each Thursday in New London's gorgeous Hygienic Art Park, we're trusting the nice weather to hold - and will...


Premium Content Join the New London Community Orchestra

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 6:15 pm

The New London Community Orchestra is seeking volunteer strings, wind, brass and percussion players for its holiday concerts. Rehearsals are held at St. James Episcopal Church in New London on Wednesdays, starting Sept. 24. Concerts will take...


Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids’ brains

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 2:44 pm

The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to...


I AM Festival goes live on theday.com Saturday

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 2:02 pm

Five stages, thirty acts – and The Day has it covered with live streaming of main stage performances, artist interviews and we'll be collecting the best from social media using #iamfest2014.


Premium Content Vertigo kicks off reunion tour in New London

 September 6, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm

In an area dominated by an incredible per capita ratio of quality original music, it's often ignored - or harrumphed! - that there is much value in a good cover band. Consider Vertigo, a group that broke up four years ago after providing...


Premium Content Live Lunch Break Flashback - Village Jammers

 September 5, 2014; Updated: 6:15 pm

Admit it: you're feeling a little churlish because you missed "Live Lunch Break" on Thursday in New London's Hygienic Art Park when Stonington's Village Jammers performed. Featuring Geoff Corkhill, Dan Revenelle, Curtiss Thompson and Sam...


Premium Content Live Lunch Break: The Village Jammers

 September 4, 2014; Updated: 10:13 am

The Day brings you The Village Jammers live in concert at the Hygienic Art Park.


Premium Content Slash in concert at Foxwoods

 September 4, 2014; Updated: 9:16 am

When Slash turned 49 years old back in July, there were rumors that one of his birthday gifts would be a medical procedure to remove his top hat.


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