Schedule

Sep 26 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm Guilford Town Green
Sandy, drummer Joe McCarthy and bassist Jim Tutunjian perform music from the Great American Songbook, bossa nova and straight-ahead jazz—part of Dinner on the Green, a benefit event for the Guilford Performing Arts Festival. The[...]
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Guilford Town Green
The Afro Bop Alliance Sextet, a subset of the Latin Grammy-winning Afro Bop Alliance Big Band, will play an evening of Latin-inflected jazz music, riding Afro-Cuban rhythms, a driving horn section and the exquisite drumming[...]
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Suzanne’s solo performance on voice and guitar will showcase her original songs along with the music of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan.Artist BioWith a capacity for writing as well as covering great songs,[...]
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Guilford Town Green
This Massachusetts-based acoustic trio has a lively, original sound wrought from diverse musical influences ranging from Americana roots, singer-songwriter and folk to rock, blues and classical. Flat-picking guitar, expressive violin and stand-up bass combine for[...]
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Natya Mandala performs one of the oldest forms of traditional Indian classical dance, known as Bharatanatyam. Its features intricate footwork, complex rhythms, and depictions of mythological stories and emotions that can transport the dancer and[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm First Church of Christ, Scientist
The program includes classical, jazz and musical theater repertoire by Verdi, Bach, Handel, Joplin, Gershwin and Bernstein.Artist BioThe NHSO Brass Quintet comprises five members of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra: Richard Clymer and Kenneth Tedeschi, trumpet;[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Original instrumental music rooted in 1970s progressive rock, classic rock, funk and jazz with a timeless jam-band vibe. Artist BioSubmarine is a four-piece instrumental rock band whose sound has been compared to a mix of Pink[...]
Sep 27 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Guilford Town Green
Built on the celebratory energy and raw spontaneity of the second-line brass band tradition, Dingonek has created a funky, high-energy party music all its own by absorbing and reworking elements of Afrobeat, Ethio-jazz, punk rock,[...]
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am Guilford Town Green
Fifteen young acrobats and dancers will perform their latest routine.Artist BioThe Spot, Guilford Acrobatics & Co., is a training center in Guilford that teaches acrobatics, gymnastics, stunting, hip hop dance and more. Owner Danielle Scarpellino[...]
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Family members Sam, Kat and Bill Wallace perform original acoustic music on voice, fiddle and guitar, drawing from country, folk, Celtic, folk-rock and other traditions. Tight sibling harmonies deliver lyrics exploring the turmoil of modern[...]
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Watch, experience and taste this bread-making demonstration and conversation, while Smith bakes over an open fire and onlookers eat the results fresh from the flame. Conversations about bread and its place in history and culture[...]
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Guilford Town Green
Be the music in this all-ages workshop/class/celebration of rhythm, drumming and improvisation led by Peter Hawes, percussionist/teacher and team-building facilitator. We’ll use voice, body percussion, movement, drums and other instruments to make a joyous, heartfelt[...]
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm First Church of Christ, Scientist
The quartet will perform Mozart’s String Quartet No. 19 in C Major K.465 Dissonance. Artist BioThe Jef Quartet was formed at Yale University in September 2018 as part of The Performance of Chamber Music, an undergraduate[...]
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Step right up! The Air Temple Arts circus will perform aerial silk, hoop and sling acts, and keep the whole family entertained with juggling, tumbling, side show, stilt walking, unicycling and other ground-based circus routines.[...]
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Steve will perform jazz standards and popular music, accompanied by vocalist Caroline Shelton and bass player Mark Rabuffo.Artist BioGuitarist Steve Shelton performs solo and in regional groups such as The Muddy Rudders, The Racket Downstairs,[...]
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm First Church of Christ, Scientist
The West Haven Consort will present The New Music of the 1600s, featuring works by Monteverdi, Huygens, Caccini and d’India, sung and performed on period instruments.Artist BioTenor and musical director Thomas Heilman, a specialist in[...]
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Tonight’s concert features an array of Klezmer and Yiddish music from Romania, Hungary, Bessarabia and other Eastern European locales. If you feel the urge to dance, you will be honoring, not insulting, the musicians.Artist BioThe[...]
Sep 28 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Guilford Town Green
Original music is alive and well on the Shoreline and throughout New England, thanks to The John Spignesi Band. Blurring the lines of soul, rock and funk, JSB’s skilled musicians play “music for your soul,”[...]
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Guilford Town Green
Butter Jones will perform all-original music, reflecting the talents of the band’s three poet-songwriters and influences ranging from indie rock to alt-country and Americana—set in a jam-band context.Artist BioCombining indie rock, Americana, alt-country and a[...]
Sep 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Guilford Town Green
NBYT will perform a short Cinderella story, Estrellita de Oro, followed by acting games in which performers and the audience interact to explore the characters just seen on stage. Based on a Mexican folktale, Estrellita[...]
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Tommy and Bobo promise a rocking good time for all ages, with a wide-ranging selection of country, folk, rock, rockabilly and R&B songs—old favorites and new delights.Artist BioGuitarist Tommy Cosmo and bassist Bobo Lavorgna play[...]
Sep 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Guilford Town Green
Blues-infused Americana duo Living With Robots (Sandy Connelly and Ted Ervin) will perform family-friendly and deep cover-track songs, connecting to the audience with humor and energy. Sandy and Ted are busy local musicians and teachers,[...]