- Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10:29 am
Hiss Golden Messenger co-founder and singer-songwriter MC Taylor is bringing his rootsy plaintive folk to the “Live at the Edmond Town Hall” stage November 20. The 6:30 pm show will mark the final performance of the benefit series launched in June 2011 by Newtown resident Hayden Bates.
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
On Saturday, December 20, at 7 pm, Quiet Life will headline the ninth show in Newtown’s Live at the Edmond Town Hall series.
Sparks flew when Quiet Life formed in New London, where New England meets the Sound. From there, the group ran down a dream to the California coast, and then fled for the northwestern charm of Portland, Ore. Just a pair of brothers and a few good friends in a van that runs on waste veggie oil.
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The year before the Sandy Hook tragedy propelled Newtown into the hearts and minds of people across the globe, resident and finance industry expert Hayden Bates set out to bring a broader range of world-class artists in to play in the intimate Edmond Town Hall Theater, in part to raise funds to improve the classic Main Street venue.
- Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Promoter Hayden Bates has tapped Wilco alumni Pat Sansone and John Stirratt for the next Live at Edmond Town Hall concert, with opening support from singer-songwriter Amanda Bloom. The pair will be appearing in their own ensemble The Autumn Defense, which recently released its fifth project, appropriately titled Fifth.
- Saturday, March 1, 2014
When The Low Anthem last graced the stage at Edmond Town Hall, in June 2011, the Live at ETH series was a fledgling newborn, and the band had just released its second album, Smart Flesh.
- Thursday, January 9, 2014
UPDATE (January 9, 2014): This story has been updated to reflect the correct ticket price for the Fred Hersch performance.
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- Thursday, January 9, 2014
“It’s all coming together in February,” said Mary Fellows, a member of the Board of Managers at Edmond Town Hall, referring to the upgrades to the infrastructure of Edmond Town Hall. The cornerstone of the historic building at 45 Main Street was laid in 1929.
“When Edmond Town Hall was built, there was a part-time first selectman and a town clerk — that’s it,” Ms Fellows said in a phone interview December 30.
- Friday, May 24, 2013
Acoustic indie folk band Brown Bird, featuring the duo of Dave Lamb and hometown musician MorganEve Swain, are hoping friends, family, and fans can assist them with unexpected medical expenses that have sidelined the performers for much of May, and possibly longer.
Mr Lamb was admitted to a hospital in Houston, Texas, May 10, with complaints of fatigue and shortness of breath. An initial blood test indicated he was severely anemic, with dangerously low red blood cell counts.
- Wednesday, November 30, -0001
Matthew Houck, who performs with an alternating group of musicians under the stage name Phosphorescent, will offer the next Live at Edmond Town Hall concert on Friday, April 19.