Music & Theater
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If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.
Black-Eyed Sally's
Black-Eyed Sally's

(860) 278-7427

350 Asylum St
Hartford, CT 06103   Directions Website

When Hartford has the blues, it heads to Black-Eyed Sally's. Consistently voted best in the city not only for it's incredibly spicy ribs, barbecue and other favorites, but also for the scorching live blues music that is always on the menu, too. A steady roster of local and regional musicians participate in various solo and group performances that sometimes turn into some smokin' blues jams. If you like bland and predictable, the spicy fare at Black-Eyed Sally's most definitely isn't for you.

Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

(860) 987-6000

166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106   Directions Website

Get a taste of Broadway without having to hop a train into New York City when you choose to take in a show at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Several big touring shows are regularly scheduled at this impressive entertainment venue that features state of the art sound and lighting within a classically designed theater that brims with a warm, vintage feel. Shows like Jersey Boys, Avenue Q, A Chorus Line and Phantom of the Opera are just a few examples of the type of top-drawer attractions that are frequently on the bill.

City Steam Brewery Cafe
City Steam Brewery Cafe

(860) 525-1600

942 Main St
Hartford, CT 06013   Directions Website

Instead of hopping from one place to another tonight, choose to spend your evening at City Steam Brewery Cafe. The reason? This impressive nightspot and restaurant offers plenty of fun all in one place. If you're hungry, the menu features everything from appetizers to sandwiches to even meatloaf. And if you're thirsty, well, let's just say that the chances of your beer mug staying empty are slim to none! Enjoy Pilsner, Porter or City Steam Ale or a frozen concoction from the bar to help you relax and enjoy all the fun in this multi-level establishment. Plus, the Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club is on the premises as well, so there's plenty to smile about! Reservations are required for the comedy show.

Hartford Stage
Hartford Stage

(860) 527-5151

50 Church St
Hartford, CT 06103   Directions Website

The sheer scope of talented actors living in Hartford is nothing less than amazing. These artists with a theatrical flair have consistently contributed their talents to the productions put on by the Hartford Stage, the city's local theater company. The group presents six major shows and one to two summer productions every year, so there are plenty of opportunities to see some exciting local theater entertainment. And, their artistic range is just as impressive as their talent, as the group skillfully presents everything from the offbeat to the classic.


(860) 548-7370

61 Savitt Way
Hartford, CT 06120   Directions Website

If its live music you want, then the Comcast Theatre in Hartford is where you need to be. This large yet inviting entertainment venue is where the biggest artists play when their big tour rolls through town. Everyone from Elton John to Rod Stewart to U2 to Justin Bieber have all graced the stage in this popular and iconic facility. Parking may be a bit of an issue on the night of a big show, so make plans to arrive early or check the website for possible shuttles to and from the theater. And, the website is also the best place to find out about upcoming shows and ticket purchasing information.

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