Kyle Eastwood brings a blend of classic and modern jazz to Old Lyme


Bassist/composer Kyle Eastwood brings his band to Old Lyme's Side Door Jazz Club for performances on Wednesday and January 26.

Blanks '77, Lost Riots, Productive Member and Rictus Grin all peform punk show Friday.

Longtime Jersey punk heroes Blanks '77 headline Friday at 33 Golden Street.

Hiatt, Lovett bring acoustic show to Garde

World-class songwriters John Hiatt and Lyle Lovett share the stage Friday for an evening of song and banter in New London's Garde Arts Center.

Songwriter Tiffanny Gassett plays Saturday at Nightingale's

Singer-songwriter Tiffany Gassett, formerly of Rising Tribe, performas a solo show Saturday in Old Lyme at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe.

Classic Albums Live performs Prince at the Garde

Thursday, the Classic Albums Live folks will perform "Purple Rain" by Prince in the Garde Arts Center.

Double bill kicks off new Friday Night Folk season in New London

The 2017 Friday Night Folk season kicks off with a double bill featuring Geoff Kaufman with Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen.

The pros from "Dancing with the Stars" perform at Mohegan Sun

Let's face it: the real stars of "Dancing with the Stars" are the dance professionals who coach their "celebrities" through their paces and who create choreography to best showcase their Vanilla Ices or their Ryan Lochtes or their Amber Roses.

Saybrook Stage Company presents "The Farnsworth Invention"

Aaron Sorkin turned his attention to the invention of television as subject matter when he created his play "The Farnsworth Invention."

Join the cast of ‘Man of La Mancha’

Vista Life Innovations will host auditions for its upcoming musical production of “Man of La Mancha” on Feb. 9 and Feb. 10.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

Lessons learned could fill a book

“Mistakes build character.” My mother told me that a lot.

Rick’s List: Random Email Notifications Edition

Pundit longs for variety in congratulatory email blasts

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Amy Schumer — March 2 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $54-$134

Ja Rule, Ashanti — Feb. 17 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $55-$70

U2 — June 25 at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 17; $75-$285

Green Day — Aug. 29 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $30-$89.50

Big Sean — April 7 at Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $49.50

Kiefer Sutherland — Feb. 19 at Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center; tickets on sale at noon Jan. 14; $75