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The Central Connecticut A Cappella Society opened their concert season this past Wednesday night with their biannual Welcome Back Concert. Consisting of three performances by three different groups, the electrifying performance kept a lively crowd of over 100 people at Semesters excited throughout, with great renditions of classic and contemporary songs.
While it should have been so obvious for the neon leopard print wearing duo LMFAO to make such a quasi-clever replacement of “Miami” with “New Britain,” they were too busy making Kaiser their personal party temple. Their mission was to bring the party to a sold out CCSU crowd, and that they did.
It was a headbangers paradise and a full house at the Webster Theater last Saturday as the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour finally made its way to Connecticut.
I must admit to something: my knowledge of classical music is brief and scarce. Naturally, I can appreciate it; I have miscellaneous tracks from Mozart and Beethoven and can recognize those instantly. If you were to play me a random piece of symphonic music and told me it was composed by a famous artist, I would not be able to pick out who the composer was. Arensky? Schubert? Beats me.
The spirit of early 20th century blues was alive and well at Black-Eyed Sallys in Hartford on Thursday night. Chicano blues junkie Brownbird Rudy Relic, along with traveling companion Orb Mellon, gave a set that undoubtedly turned Sally’s eyes from black to bleeding.
Pop-punk foursome All Time Low took their talent and crude humor to the Webster Underground Wednesday for the third stop of the “My Small Package” tour.
New Found Glory and Wale delivered a thrilling show to an anxious crowd in the Kaiser Gym on Saturday, but was slightly soured by at least one incident involving crowd injuries.
Indie rock band The Thermals performed a punk-driven concert at The Space last Saturday, supported by the opening acts of Past Lives and The Coathangers in a concert that was kept slightly stiff due to The Space’s “no moshing” rules.
Titus Andronicus brought their aggressive sound to Toad’s Place on Sunday, turning the show’s atmosphere into something similar to that of a hardcore concert, with kids throwing themselves around the room to the politically charged music.
Dinosaur Jr. played with opening band Awesome Color at the Daniel Street club in Milford, Conn. to a crowd of young and old fans looking for an alternative spin on classic rock music.