Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Alive@Five, Bo Bice

ALIVE @ FIVE
CONTINUES THIS THURSDAY, July 30, 2009
Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown

BO BICE
Sponsored by Frank Mercede & Sons
American Idol Season 4 runner up, Bo Bice’s gold certified album The Real Thing was just a taste of the broad and deep spectrum of music Alabama born Bice has a passion to write and sing. www.bobice.com

Charlie Nice
Rousing, rollicking CT based Charlie Nice will perform the kind of spirited rock songs we love to hear.
www.charlienice.com


AND
Mass Distraction
Local bar favorite Mass Distraction blends a variety of classic rock, blues and soul that is sure to please all ages.
www.massdistractionband.com



August 6

Sugar Ray
Sponsored by NBC Universal Television Distribution
Fastball
Aimee Allen
Super Satellite


Alive @ Five on the Heineken Stage in partnership with Stamford Town Center and BevMax is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Additional sponsors include The Advocate, Columbus Park Merchants, Crystal Rock, El Sol News, Fairfield County Weekly, Frank Mercede & Sons, Happyhaha Studio, Maui Wowi, 203 Media Group, Mill River Collaborative, NBC Universal Television Distribution, RBS Securities, Simply Signs, Stamford Athletic Club, Stamford Chamber of Commerce, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, Stamford Sports & Spine, United Realty of Connecticut, Inc., Woodloch Pines and 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, Star 99.9 and WSTC/WNLK radio stations.
Sponsored by Columbus Park Area Merchants: 84 Park, Black Bear Saloon, Bobby Valentine’s Sports Gallery Café, Columbus Park Trattoria, Curley’s Diner, Fin II, Hula Hanks Island Grille & Bar, Kujaku Japanese Restaurant, Layla’s Falafal, Market, Pappas Pizza, The Palms, Tiernan’s Bar & Restaurant and Twenty of Stamford. New Food Court this year including: BUtterfield 8, Carvel Ice Cream, EOS Greek Cuisine, Maui Wowi, Rack n’ Roll, Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza and Sundance Café and Bakery.
Alive @ Five is a seven week series. For more information on each concert evening and “things to know before you go,” please log on to www.stamford-downtown.com or call 203-348-5285.

1. You must be 21 and older to get into the concert area after 6:30 pm. Photo I.D. is required. If you are under 21 or want to bring your young family to the concert, you are most welcome to enter before 6:30pm and stay for the entire concert (No one under the age of 21 will be allowed in after 6:30 pm.) Passport requires second form of photo I.D.
2. There will now be a $5.00 fee to attend the Alive @ Five Festival. This fee is essential in order to produce a high quality festival. Children aged 12 and under are free, but must enter the concert area before 6:30 pm.
3. There will be a single main entrance located on Main Street just east of Clarke and Lower Summer Streets with multiple entry portals. This main gate is conveniently located near Bell Street, Summer Street and Stamford Town Center Garages.
4. Restricted Items: Attendees cannot enter with coolers, glass containers, alcohol, dogs, pets, video cameras or tape recorders. Backpacks and large bags are subject to police search. Please leave them at home. NO DOGS PLEASE.


Stamford Downtown Special Services District
Alive @ 5 Summer Concert Series 2009 Schedule
Thursday Evenings, June 25 through August 6
5:00pm in Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Stamford Downtown Street Beat rescheduled due to Inclement Weather--July 29 performance has been cancelled

Stamford Downtown Launches New Event
Stamford Downtown Street Beat rescheduled due to Inclement Weather
Wednesdays, August 5 & 12, 2009, 6:30pm, Throughout Stamford Downtown
(July 29 performance has been cancelled)

Stamford Downtown Special Services District announces the launch of a new event, Stamford Downtown Street Beat on Wednesday, August 5 and 12, 2009 beginning at 6:30pm.

This new program will feature acoustic musicians performing on street corners throughout Stamford Downtown. Stroll around Stamford Downtown and listen to some fabulous sidewalk concerts!
Musicians will include: Ario-Capo-'Vina Strings, The Bows, Claremont Strings & Ensembles, Tom Dobson, Andrew Duarte & Joseph Conti, Cindy Guaman Lozano, Infinite Roots, Pat McInnis, Keith Paine, Jon Slow, Swirl, Frank Tedesco and more!
Claremont Strings & Ensembles
(www.myspace.com/claremontstrings)
The Bows
Tom Dobson (www.myspace.com/tomdobsonrock)

Infinite Roots (www.infiniteroots.com)

Ario-Capo-'Vina Strings
Jon Slow
(myspace.com/jon.slow)

Cindy Guaman Lozano
Keith Paine (www.sonicbids.com/keithpaine)
Andrew Duarte

For a map of performance locations, or information on any of the performers, please contact Annette Einhorn at Stamford Downtown Special Services District at annette@stamford-downtown.com, 203 348 5285 or visit www.stamford-downtown.com

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Stamford Downtown Street Beat

Stamford Downtown Launches New Event
Wednesdays, July 29 & August 5, 2009, 6:30pm, Throughout Stamford Downtown

Stamford Downtown Special Services District announces the launch of a new event, Stamford Downtown Street Beat on Wednesday, July 29 and Wednesday, August 5, 2009 beginning at 6:30pm.

This new program will feature acoustic musicians performing on street corners throughout Stamford Downtown. Stroll around Stamford Downtown and listen to some fabulous sidewalk concerts!
Musicians will include: Ario-Capo-'Vina Strings, The Bows, Claremont Strings & Ensembles, Tom Dobson, Andrew Duarte, Cindy Guaman Lozano, Infinite Roots, Pat McInnis, Keith Paine, Jon Slow, Swirl, Frank Tedesco and more!
Claremont Strings & Ensembles
(www.myspace.com/claremontstrings)

The Bows

Infinite Roots (www.infiniteroots.com)

Ario-Capo-'Vina Strings
Jon Slow
(myspace.com/jon.slow)

Tom Dobson (www.myspace.com/tomdobsonrock)
Keith Paine (www.sonicbids.com/keithpaine)
Andrew Duarte

For a map of performance locations, or information on any of the performers, please contact Annette Einhorn at Stamford Downtown Special Services District at annette@stamford-downtown.com, 203 348 5285 or visit www.stamford-downtown.com

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Stamford Downtown Street Beat- New Event

Stamford Downtown Street Beat
Wednesdays, July 29 & August 5, 2009, 6:30pm, Throughout Stamford Downtown

Stamford Downtown Special Services District announces the launch of a new event, Stamford Downtown Street Beat on Wednesday, July 29 and Wednesday, August 5, 2009 beginning at 6:30pm.

This new program will feature acoustic musicians performing on street corners throughout Stamford Downtown. Stroll around Stamford Downtown and listen to some fabulous sidewalk concerts!
Musicians will include: The Bows, Claremont Strings and Ensembles, Tom Dobson, Andrew Duarte, Cindy Guaman Lozano, Infinite Roots, Pat McInnis, Keith Paine, Jon Slow, Swirl, Frank Tedesco and more!
The Bows

Infinite Roots (www.infiniteroots.com)
Tom Dobson (www.myspace.com/tomdobsonrock)

Keith Paine (www.sonicbids.com/keithpaine)
Claremont Strings & Ensembles
(www.myspace.com/claremontstrings)

Andrew Duarte

For a map of performance locations, or information on any of the performers, please contact Stamford Downtown Special Services District at 203 348 5285 or visit www.stamford-downtown.com

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Alive@5, Josh Gracin

ALIVE @ FIVE
CONTINUES THIS THURSDAY, July 23, 2009
Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown

JOSH GRACIN
Sponsored by Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa
2003 American Idol finalist, hunky former marine Josh Gracin, will have country music fans singing and stomping their feet with his top single hits “I Want to Live,” “Nothin’ to Lose” and “Stay With Me (Brass Bed.)” www.joshgracin.com


Laura Vecchione
Sponsored by El Sol News
A New York City native, Vecchione’s voice is an unearthly blend of emotion and melody with a pop appeal. www.lauravmusic.com


AND
Jonathan Marc Curri
J Marc has arrived and is on a mission to put the rhythm back in R&B. Mr. Curri, as he is known to his students, is the music teacher at Westhill High School.
www.myspace.com/jmarcmyspace

Alive @ Five on the Heineken Stage in partnership with Stamford Town Center and BevMax is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Additional sponsors include The Advocate, Columbus Park Merchants, Crystal Rock, El Sol News, Fairfield County Weekly, Frank Mercede & Sons, Happyhaha Studio, Maui Wowi, 203 Media Group, Mill River Collaborative, NBC Universal Television Distribution, RBS Securities, Simply Signs, Stamford Athletic Club, Stamford Chamber of Commerce, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, Stamford Sports & Spine, United Realty of Connecticut, Inc., Woodloch Pines and 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, Star 99.9 and WSTC/WNLK radio stations.
Sponsored by Columbus Park Area Merchants: 84 Park, Black Bear Saloon, Bobby Valentine’s Sports Gallery Café, Columbus Park Trattoria, Curley’s Diner, Fin II, Hula Hanks Island Grille & Bar, Kujaku Japanese Restaurant, Layla’s Falafal, Market, Pappas Pizza, The Palms, Tiernan’s Bar & Restaurant and Twenty of Stamford. New Food Court this year including: BUtterfield 8, Carvel Ice Cream, EOS Greek Cuisine, Maui Wowi, Rack n’ Roll, Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza and Sundance Café and Bakery.
Alive @ Five is a seven week series. For more information on each concert evening and “things to know before you go,” please log on to www.stamford-downtown.com or call 203-348-5285

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Pops in the Park, The New York City Big Band



Free Concerts Return to Stamford Downtown
The New York City Big Band performs this week at “Pops in the Park”
Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 6:30pm, Columbus Park


Pops in the Park on the Heineken Stage, a FREE series presented by Seaboard Properties, HSBC and United Realty of Connecticut, and produced by Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford, will continue with The New York City Big Band on Wednesday, July 22 at 6:30 pm.

The New York City Big Band bridges the musical gap between yesterday and today. Founder and band leader Clem DeRosa, led the Glen Miller Orchestra on several major European concert tours, and produced two of their albums. Featuring Music from the American Songbook.
www.marksonderproductions.com/headline/
bigband_ny.html


Stamford Downtown Special Services President Sandra Goldstein commented, "We want Stamford families to enjoy top quality entertainment FREE of charge. Pops in the Park was designed with families in mind. It’s the perfect environment to spend time outdoors with your kids or for older couples to relax under the stars."

Audiences are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy on the grass or to make reservations at one of the many restaurants surrounding Columbus Park. The Park is located at Main Street and West Park Place in Stamford Downtown. For further information contact Stamford Downtown Special Services District at 203 348 5285 or Visit www.stamford-downtown.com.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Alive @ 5, Tonic

ALIVE @ FIVE
CONTINUES THIS THURSDAY, July 16, 2009
Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown

TONIC
Sponsored by Holiday Inn Stamford Downtown
Six top ten singles, four million records sold, grammy nominations, platinum albums, plus the number one most played rock song of 1998, “If You Could Only See.” Tonic will once again prove, it just loves to play rock music.
www.tonic-online.com

The Honors
Sponsored by Stamford Sports & Spine
The Honors’ live performances are captivating, turning first-time listeners into loyal fans by the end of every show.
www.thehonorsmusic.com


AND
Kite
High energy band whose members consist of a multiplegrammy nominated guitarist, a pair of song writers and a world class drummer.
www.kitetune.com

Alive @ Five on the Heineken Stage in partnership with Stamford Town Center and BevMax is produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Additional sponsors include The Advocate, Columbus Park Merchants, Crystal Rock, El Sol News, Fairfield County Weekly, Frank Mercede & Sons, Happyhaha Studio, Maui Wowi, 203 Media Group, Mill River Collaborative, NBC Universal Television Distribution, RBS Securities, Simply Signs, Stamford Athletic Club, Stamford Chamber of Commerce, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, Stamford Sports & Spine, United Realty of Connecticut, Inc., Woodloch Pines and 95.9 The Fox, 96.7 The Coast, Star 99.9 and WSTC/WNLK radio stations.
Sponsored by Columbus Park Area Merchants: 84 Park, Black Bear Saloon, Bobby Valentine’s Sports Gallery Café, Columbus Park Trattoria, Curley’s Diner, Fin II, Hula Hanks Island Grille & Bar, Kujaku Japanese Restaurant, Layla’s Falafal, Market, Pappas Pizza, The Palms, Tiernan’s Bar & Restaurant and Twenty of Stamford. New Food Court this year including: BUtterfield 8, Carvel Ice Cream, EOS Greek Cuisine, Maui Wowi, Rack n’ Roll, Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza and Sundance Café and Bakery.
Alive @ Five is a seven week series. For more information on each concert evening and “things to know before you go,” please log on to www.stamford-downtown.com or call 203-348-5285.

1. You must be 21 and older to get into the concert area after 6:30 pm. Photo I.D. is required. If you are under 21 or want to bring your young family to the concert, you are most welcome to enter before 6:30pm and stay for the entire concert (No one under the age of 21 will be allowed in after 6:30 pm.)
2. There will now be a $5.00 fee to attend the Alive @ Five Festival. This fee is essential in order to produce a high quality festival. Children aged 12 and under are free, but must enter the concert area before 6:30 pm.
3. There will be a single main entrance located on Main Street just east of Clarke and Lower Summer Streets with multiple entry portals. This main gate is conveniently located near Bell Street, Summer Street and Stamford Town Center Garages.
4. Restricted Items: Attendees cannot enter with coolers, glass containers, alcohol, dogs, pets, video cameras or tape recorders. Backpacks and large bags are subject to police search. Please leave them at home.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Pops in the Park, The Stylistics

Free Concerts Return to Stamford Downtown
The Stylistics perform this week at “Pops in the Park”
Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 6:30pm, Columbus Park

The Stylistics

The YesterDaze
Pops in the Park on the Heineken Stage, a FREE series presented by Seaboard Properties, HSBC and United Realty of Connecticut, and produced by Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford, will open with The Stylistics concert on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 pm.

The Stylistics recorded a remarkable ten straight hits during the 1970s. What started as the innocent union of two ex-high school bands developed into one of the most accomplished soul bands to grace the R&B scen with such hits as “You Are Everything,” and “You Make Me Feel Brand New.” www.thestylistics.org

Opening the evening will be The YesterDaze performing the best music of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
www.theyesterdaze.com

GATEWAY CAR SHOW featuring cars from the 1930’s to 1970’s.

Stamford Downtown Special Services President Sandra Goldstein commented, "We want Stamford families to enjoy top quality entertainment FREE of charge. Pops in the Park was designed with families in mind. It’s the perfect environment to spend time outdoors with your kids or for older couples to relax under the stars."

Audiences are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy on the grass or to make reservations at one of the many restaurants surrounding Columbus Park. The Park is located at Main Street and West Park Place in Stamford Downtown. For further information contact Stamford Downtown Special Services District at 203 348 5285 or Visit www.stamford-downtown.com.

And don’t miss the Gateway Car Show in cooperation with the Gateway Antique Auto Club with Stock or Modified Era Cars from the 1930’s to 1970’s. Please bring a donation of canned food for Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. For more information on the car show, please contact Contact: Jim Ferrara 203-329-8271 or Pete Cavanna 203-324-4783.

To request digital photos please email annette@stamford-downtown.com or call 203-348-5285.

Pops in the Park 2009
FREE concerts Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Stamford Downtown’s Columbus Park

July 15 The Stylistics – YesterDaze – Gateway Car ShowJuly 22 The New York City Big Band -Featuring Music from the American Songbook with Founder and Band Leader Clem DeRosa.
(Rain venue: Palace Theatre, Atlantic Street)
Pops in the Park on the Heineken Stage is presented by Seaboard Properties, HSBC and United Realty of Connecticut, and produced by Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford. Pops in the Park is also sponsored by Crystal Rock, Holiday Inn Stamford Downtown, Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, WSTC/WNLK, The Advocate, Fairfield County Weekly, Happyhaha Studio Photography and Simply Signs.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Alive@Five, Better than Ezra

Alive @ 5 on July 9, starting at 5pm, Columbus Park in Stamford,CT.
Better Than Ezra sponsored byWoodloch Pines
also, 16 Frames
and Chasing Something Better
Enjoy responsibly.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Pops in the Park- Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 6:30pm, Columbus Park

Free Concerts Return to Stamford Downtown
Stamford Symphony to Open “Pops in the Park”
Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 6:30pm, Columbus Park

Stamford Symphony will bring the "Magic of Mancini" to music lovers at Columbus Park this summer. Pops in the Park on the Heineken Stage, a FREE series presented by Seaboard Properties, HSBC and United Realty of Connecticut, and produced by Stamford Downtown Special Services District and the City of Stamford, will open with a Stamford Symphony concert on Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 pm. Maestro Eckart Preu leads the orchestra in a program filled with love songs and movie magic. Families can bring a picnic or dine al fresco at a park-side restaurant.

"Everyone loves movie music,” said SSO Music Director Eckart Preu. "And no one wrote movie music better than Henry Mancini. Whether it’s the bouncing theme to ‘The Pink Panther’ or the wistful ‘Moon River’ you can’t help but smile when you hear his music." Whimsical pieces by Leroy Anderson and love songs from Cole Porter will also delight the audience. Stamford Downtown Special Services President Sandra Goldstein commented, "We want Stamford families to enjoy top quality entertainment FREE of charge. Pops in the Park was designed with families in mind. It’s the perfect environment to spend time outdoors with your kids or for older couples to relax under the stars."


Audiences are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy on the grass or to make reservations at one of the many restaurants surrounding Columbus Park. The Park is located at Main Street and West Park Place in Stamford Downtown. For further information contact Stamford Downtown Special Services District at 203 348 5285. Visit http://www.stamford-downtown.com/ or http://www.stamfordsymphony.org/.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Alive@Five, Gilby Clarke

Columbus Park, Stamford.

July 2

Gilby Clarke (of Guns N' Roses/Supernova)


Planeside


The Bonesmen

Rain or Shine!

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

The Sundance Cafe & Wine Bar

The Sundance Cafe & Wine Bar

105 Broad St

203-252-2333

NOW SERVING DINNER
LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY, JULY 3
Featuring ALVARO SANTOS

Please call in orders at 203-252-2333 or click here to order online!
NOW OPEN DINNER!!!

Thursday, July 02, 2009
Panini Sandwiches & Wraps
Burrito Loco
$7.95
Cajun grilled chicken w/ cilantro lime seasoned rice, melted Cheddar, sweet baby corn, black beans and a bit of sour cream, rolled and grilled in a white wrap.
Dieters Delight
$7.95
Sundance's signature fat-free tuna salad w/ thinly sliced cucumber, sliced tomato and Alpine Lace Swiss, lightly roasted on a six grain flatbread
Turkey Reuben
$7.95
Fresh turkey breast, homemade coleslaw, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing grilled or our thick Rye bread.
Salads
San Diego Salad
$8.50
Organic mixed greens with avocado, corn, chick peas and grilled chicken, garnished with pita chips and tossed with cilantro lime vinaigrette.
Soups
Hungarian Mushroom
Potato Leek
Please call in orders at 203-252-2333 or click here to order online! NOW OPEN DINNER!!!

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