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For the Record

“I don’t know why we didn’t give up,” Frank Sacramone said last night with a laugh, the dark mop atop his head still damp with sweat. His Bethany-based progressive metal band, Earthside, had just finished a …

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Making Tracks

Chenot Keith and David Keith of Mission Zero

An oriental rug splays out on a concrete floor. A lampshade with strange symbols hangs between wooden crossbeams above a gear-filled production rig. On the far end of the room is a sparkle-silver Fibes drum kit with Dream cymbals, flanked …

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Flower Chords

Meriden Daffodil Festival

This weekend, an excellent place to find New Haven-based music acts is 20 miles out of town at the Meriden Daffodil Festival.

New Haven has long been known for its thriving original music scene, particularly in the pop and rock …

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This Week in New Haven (May 14-20)

Races at The Space Tonight

Yale calls it a year, and there are smart things to do and say in all corners of New Haven this week, from an opera by Cocteau & Poulenc to new ideas for how local farms can partner with health …

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Songbirds of a Feather

James Velvet with The Ivory Bills

There was a time when singer/songwriter/bandleader James Velvet had a popular monthly tentpole gig leading one of the area’s best-known folk-rock acts, hosted a weekly acoustic music series at local coffeehouses, played bass or rhythm guitar in other people’s bands, …

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The Friendliest Rock Show on Earth

Seth Adam and friends at Stella Blues

“Thanks for coming out to my favorite New Haven bar,” welcomes Seth Adam, local-rock nice guy and ever-gracious host. “I used to host to the open mic here on Tuesdays.”

Mr. Adam has been a fixture in the local music …

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Cafe Nine’s Encore

Paul Mayer, owner of Cafe Nine in New Haven

Some long term loungers at the New Haven nightspot renowned as “The Musician’s Living Room” are still reeling deliriously from last year’s major renovations to the intimate club space.

The bar counter got cut down so it no longer runs …

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