Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Steve Kazlauskas, July 26, 5 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Free. Info: wiltonlibrary.org. Hot Club of Cowtown, July 26, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Free. Info: chirpct.org. Femi Kuti, July 26, 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $39.50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.   Barefoot Truth, July 27, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, … read more

Adam Ant: The ’80s icon is back

Back in the ’80s, Adam Ant was one of the first post-punk, new wave artists to hit mainstream, both with his band, Adam and the Ants, and as a solo artist. His songs were a regular fixture on MTV, with his coy, tongue-in-cheek videos for hits such as “Goody Two Shoes,” “Desperate But Not Serious,” “Stand and Deliver” and “Antmusic.” … read more

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Billy & the Showmen, July 19, 5 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Free. Info: wiltonlibrary.org. Molly Tuttle Band, July 19, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Bluegrass. Free. Info: chirpct.org. Ronnie Milsap, July 19, 7:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $67. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Soul Rebels, July 19, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield … read more

Catching up with Cracker’s Johnny Hickman

It was 25 years ago that Cracker released “Kerosene Hat,” and the album went on to become one of the biggest of 1993 thanks to chart-topping songs “Low” and “Euro Trash Girl.” Formed by friends David Lowery and Johnny Hickman a few years prior to that release, the two have continued to tour together and have led Cracker to nine … read more

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

The Conn Artists, July 12, 5 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Free. Info: wiltonlibrary.org. The Birds of Chicago, July 12, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Free. Info: chirpct.org. Chris S mither, July 12, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $35. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Dennis Quaid and the Sharks, July 14, 8 … read more

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Eileen Ivers, July 5, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Irish fiddle. Free. Info: chirpct.org. Otis and The Hurricanes, July 8, 5:30 p.m., Weston Historical Society, 104 Weston Rd., Weston. Tickets $15 members, $20 non-members. Info: westonhistoricalsociety.org. Las Cafeteras, July 10, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Free. Info: chirpct.org. The Stratford Community Concert Band, July … read more

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Over Easy, June 28, 5 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Free. Info: wiltonlibrary.org.   Isabel Leonard & Sharon Isbin, June 28, 7 p.m., Caramoor Center for Music and Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. Tickets $24-$55. Info: caramoor.org Paul des Lauriers Band, June 28, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Canadian blues. Free. Info: chirpct.org. … read more

Finding the music with Unspoken

While Unspoken band members may have changed through the years, their musical inspiration has not. Unspoken combines hip-hop, soul, pop and folk to highlight both their struggles and gratitude, with a Christian influence. The band has had top hits on the American Christian charts. Unspoken will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, June 30. Brad Durrell recently spoke to … read more

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