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Emerging Artists Showcase

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

Catch a rising star as the Emerging Artist Series features performances by the next generation of professional chamber artists. Presented weekly by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.

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Music on Robertson Plaza: Grantville Dawgs

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

Come revel in live music by the Grantville Dawgs at the peak of their talent! The group—Bob Britton, Tom Calcinari, Grant Mudge, Kristin Mudge and Dale Savage—enjoys playing the rock music that they like to listen to themselves. Most of their music originally came out in the 60s, 70s and 80s. If it rains, you […]

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Friday Night on the Green

Village Green Village Green, Norfolk, CT

It's Friday Night on the Village Green, one of a series of summer Fridays that invite everyone to come enjoy a variety of events, including games, food, music and more. This Friday night features an audience-inclusive drum circle led by Jonathan Williams. Feel free to bring your own percussion instruments! If it rains, this event […]

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Pre-Concert Conversation

Battell Recital Hall 20 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

Join professor Paul Berry from the Yale School of Music to learn about the evening’s Norfolk Chamber Music Festival concert and the Mendelssohns. The pre-concert conversation is free and open to the public. Tickets for the concert will be available at the Music Shed following the conversation.

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Concert: Meet the Mendelssohns

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

A Norfolk Chamber Music Festival program featuring works by siblings Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn performed by the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet and the stellar Norfolk Fellows. There will be a free pre-concert conversation starting at 7:00 p.m. in Battell House, 20 Litchfield Road. Buy tickets.

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Concert: The Yacht Lobsters

Infinity Music Hall 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, CT

Established 2022 in New York City, the Yacht Lobsters sail the waves of the butteriest soft rock of the 70's and early 80's. Their big sound recreates—and at times reimagines—the studio mastery of retro-rock icons like Steely Dan, the Doobie Brothers, Hall & Oates, Toto and others. Buy tickets.

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Music on Robertson Plaza: Blue Yodels

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

The Blue Yodels—Felicia Michael (vocals) and Bob Brophy (guitar, vocals)—will be on Robertson Plaza to brighten up Saturday morning and get it started off with their own special mix of rock, country, folk and pop. Come enjoy! The Blue Yodels are sponsored by the Norfolk Farmers Market. Music on Robertson Plaza is sponsored by the […]

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Emerging Artists Showcase

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

Catch a rising star as the Emerging Artist Series features performances by the next generation of professional chamber artists. Presented weekly by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Free

Sound Installation: “Nonno”

Barbour Woods Lovers Lane, Norfolk, Connecticut

Sound Art Installation (playback piece) made in memory of the composer's grandfather. Installation will loop its 10 minute duration between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Park at the Lovers Lane entrance to Barbour Woods and walk in a short way beyond the Land Trust kiosk on the Brook Trail.

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Music on Robertson Plaza: Brass Quintet

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

A special treat—the music of two trumpets, a horn, a trombone and a tuba—is coming to Robertson Plaza thanks to the kindness of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and the Yale Summer School of Music. Expect to hear a variety of pieces for brass quintet, ranging from classical to completely contemporary. The group features Eric […]

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Music on Robertson Plaza: Elias Neuman-Donihue

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

Come let your feet tap and your spirit soar to the sound of bluegrass and folk music by Elias Neuman-Donihue. Robertson Plaza is the perfect place to dance! Music on Robertson Plaza is sponsored by the National Iron Bank.

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Ice Cream and Blueberry Betty

Meadowbrook Apartments 9 Shepard Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Come enjoy ice cream and blueberry Betty on the lawn of Meadowbrook Apartments. There'll be music in the gazebo by Grant and Kristin Mudge and (although we have sunshine on order) we'll move indoors if it rains. Bonus: Click here to download the recipe!

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Music on Robertson Plaza: Open Mic

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

Hear eight different musical acts from around the area, in an open mic session emcee'd by Norfolk's own Andy Styles. We don't know who they'll be—participation is first-come, first-served—but we're sure you'll enjoy listening! Click here to find out how to participate. Music on Robertson Plaza is sponsored by the National Iron Bank.

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Pre-Concert Conversation

Battell Recital Hall 20 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

Join Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Director Melvin Chen before the Saturday evening concert as he talks with Festival artists, sharing performers' insights into the music, the life of a professional artist and much more. The pre-concert conversation is free and open to the public. Tickets for the concert will be available at the Music Shed […]

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Concert: Parker Quartet

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

The Parker Quartet plays Mozart, Iyer, Beethoven and Dvorak in this Norfolk Chamber Music Festival concert. Pianist Max Levinson joins the quartet for Dvorak’s Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81. There will be a free pre-concert conversation starting at 7:00 p.m. in Battell House, 20 Litchfield Road. Buy tickets.

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Concert: Ruthie Foster

Infinity Music Hall 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, CT

Veteran blues singer Ruthie Foster lets loose a tidal wave of musical generosity. She's been pushing her boundaries as a singer and songwriter more than ever before, creating a great atmosphere with the help of her band, who are refreshingly loose and lived-in. Buy tickets.

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Sound Installation: “Nonno”

Barbour Woods Lovers Lane, Norfolk, Connecticut

Sound Art Installation (playback piece) made in memory of the composer's grandfather. Installation will loop its 10 minute duration between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Park at the Lovers Lane entrance to Barbour Woods and walk in a short way beyond the Land Trust kiosk on the Brook Trail.

Free

Concert for Children

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

Musically inclined children will love this special short concert, put on by Yale Summer School of Music fellows just for them. This event is part of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival's summer open house, which also includes tours of Whitehouse from 12:30 to 2:30 and an ice cream social from 2:00 to 3:30 at the […]

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Concert: Litchfield County Choral Union

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

Annual concert for the noted Litchfield County Choral Union. The program will include will include Mozart’s “Mass of the Sparrows" (Spatzenmesse), a selection of pieces composed by the contemporary Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo and the LCCU’s historic anthem, Robbins Battell’s “Sweet Is the Work.”

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Music on Robertson Plaza: Grantville Dawgs

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

Another chance to revel in music by the Grantville Dawgs! The group—Bob Britton, Tom Calcinari, Grant Mudge, Kristin Mudge and Dale Savage—enjoys playing the rock music that they like to listen to themselves. Most of their music originally came out in the 60s, 70s and 80s. They will also be playing Friday, August 2, from […]

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