Date(s) - 11/19/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thornton Wilder Hall
2901 Dixwell Ave
Presented by the Hamden Arts Commission. All performances begin at 2 pm. Admission is $7 general admission/ $5 for senior citizens, students and children 12 and under. Tickets are sold at the door only and are CASH ONLY. The series is presented with generous support from the estate of former Commissioner Emeritus Peter C. Hereld. For details, contact the Department of Arts & Culture at (203) 287-2546
October 22 – Triple Vision. Triple Vision delights in performing “The Great American Songbook”. This trio brings to life the songs of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, The Gershwin Brothers and other iconic composers of the era. Audiences delight in hearing this wonderful music and revisiting the fond memories associated with it.
November 19 – Jeff Fuller & Friends play Swing Music of the 30s and 40s. Jeff Fuller & Friends is a swingin’ jazz combo made up of some of the most outstanding musicians in Connecticut. Jeff Fuller has built an international reputation as one of the finest bassists anywhere, and he is joined for this show by “Connecticut’s premier jazz couple,” singer Atla DeChamplain and pianist Matt DeChamplain. Their skill and dedication have quickly launched them into the top rank of CT’s jazz scene. In addition to Fuller on bass, they will be joined by Hamden’s own Tim Moran on saxophones, and the ubiquitous Ben Bilello on drums.
January 21 – TBA
February 18 – “Serenata Italiana: From Neapolitan Classics to the Rat Pack” by singer Rich DiPalma. DiPalma’s mastery of beloved Italian songs and magnetic personal charm have made him one of the region’s most popular performers.
March 18 – Brennan-Lucey Dancers & Friends. World Champion Stephen Brennan and National Champion Meghan Lucey, both of Riverdance fame, will be joined by other musical guests to present a rollicking afternoon of Irish dance, music and history. This performance is not to be missed!