The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is a 16-day extravaganza of performing arts, lectures, and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven, Connecticut each June. More than 85% of Festival events are completely free!
The Elm City Ramblers is a 12-member folk/bluegrass ensemble of NMS students led by folk legend and NMS faculty member Phil Rosenthal. They gather to play at Anna Liffey's Irish Pub the first Tuesday every month! Come and see these fine singers and pickers who will play all kinds of songs you're sure to like. You'll be singing along before you know it.
Join us where nightlife meets community. Every first Saturday of the month, Mizeyesis, Love Tribe and Awake Productions bring you HEADY at Pacific Standard Tavern. An immersive experience that focuses on touching all of our (six) senses.
The New Haven Improvisers Collective meets every month to explore the nexus of improvisation across all genres of music. Our workshops are open to anyone who's interested - from sqronking saxophonists to knob-twisting laptop rockers; our members have improvised on everything from vocals to theremins to African drums (and yes, we actually had these last two jamming together at a workshop - and it was awesome!)
As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist, Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music.
The songwriting and recording project of New Haven, CT based musician Paul Belbusti. Over the past decade, Paul has produced a large quantity of critically acclaimed music ranging from abstract experiments to more traditional pop and rock and roll.
While other artists have ridden the waves of passing fads, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have bypassed the hype-and-hit superhighway and taken a detour straight to the hearts of their listeners, delivering a visceral rhythm and soul sound to an ever-expanding fan base.
Don't have any plans Thursday? Wanna learn the basics to writing a song and then listen to some inspirational music? Come to our Songwriters' Workshop hosted by the one and only Adam Christoferson! After that, join us for our Open Mic.
Fred Thomas is a Michigan-born songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who's been at it forever. Starting out as a teenager in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti noise scene in the early 90's, the guy just kinda started jamming and never stopped.
The HJC is a dynamic straight ahead fusion band that "BRINGS IT!"
Modeled after a local Pub in Belfast where musicians come to hang out, try new music, play together and have community within their city. Local musicians, want to be musicians and appreciators of music, come down and jam out.
Canada’s ambassadors of musical diversity are coming with a burst of a song. A global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz... Wonderful Musicianship and exciting to see live. Don't miss it!
Waking from a nap in the swamps of outer space, Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds ride a geisterbahn into the hypnagogic, a place between sleep and consciousness also known as the "Haunted Head".