Arts & Culture

Commission on the Arts & Cultural Activities

The City of Middletown Commission on the Arts and Cultural Activities was established by City Ordinance in March of 1972 and revised in 1992. Learn more on the Commission on the Arts and Cultural Activities page.

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August 2021

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  1. Sun Aug. 1

    South for Winter Often described as “folk-blues,” “folk-jazz,” or “Renaissance,” South for Winter’s songs are intoned with a depth of emotion and richness of experience that invites listeners into the story – eager and anxious in turn with each verse. In a landscape saturated with incredible songwriters and musicians, South for Winter have developed a sound all of their own. With meticulously crafted lyrics, captivating natural charisma, and an impressive assortment of instruments at their command, South for Win...
  2. Wed Aug. 4

    Plywood Cowboy at the Rose Garden Join The Rockfall Foundation on Wednesday, August 4 at 6:30 for a concert fundraiser with Steve Dedman and Plywood Cowboy in the Wadsworth Mansion's rose garden. Plywood Cowboy is an Americana band based out of the Connecticut River Valley. You can check out their music on Spotify or Youtube. Tickets are $30 per person, with proceeds benefitting The Rockfall Foundation grants and environmental education programs. All are welcome! This event is BYOB and picnic style - bring a blanket or law...
  3. Thu Aug. 5

    Summer Sounds Community Concerts Concerts will be from 6 PM to 8 PM and are FREE. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome for these relaxing community events that are fun for all ages. Spear Park is located downtown Middletown and is centrally located to restaurants, retail shops, and more. Raindate August 12! Come visit downtown Middletown on Thursday evenings to start your summer weekends in Connecticut. This Thursday enjoy Steel Drum music by Caribbean Vibe!
  4. Sat Aug. 7

    Local Honey Performance Local Honey’s blend of grunge/roots rock and singer-songwriter channels a profound zeal for living and a reminder of the strength and sorrow “Proving the axiom, you get what you give, Local Honey gives an outstandingly inspired performance.” With music that attempts to reconcile through melody and poetry, the fine lines that stand in tenuous balance between love and artistic passion, Local Honey fills your ears with a certain and captivating empathy for the nuances that comprise the grey a...
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