October Entertainment Roundup

Open mic night, concerts, plays and more...



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Summer may be over, but the entertainment continues. From music, to movies, to costumed events, we’ve got your perfect night out already planned!

Open Mic Night

Tuesday, October 1

Acoustic Café, Fairfield

This Tuesday, or any Tuesday, head to Fairfield’s, Acoustic Café, to support some of Fairfield County’s best musicians at open mic night. The Greenwich Village inspired venue’s open mic nights begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free if you join before 9:30. Drink specials include happy hour and shot specials and $1 off draft pints!

Vanessa Carlton

Thursday, October 10

Fairfield Theater Company, Fairfield

Singer/songwriter, Vanessa Carlton, is making her way, “A Thousand Miles,” and over to the Fairfield Theatre Company stage. The platinum selling artist will be performing her well known hits, as well as introducing fans to new music off her latest album, “Rabbits on the Run.” Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online.

Citizen Cope

Saturday, October 19

Fairfield Theater Company, Fairfield

Alternative band, Citizen Cope, has gained popularity with singles, “Son’s Gonna Rise,” and “Let the Drummer Kick.” Now, lead singer, Clarence Greenwood, is giving Fairfield County fans a special, intimate, acoustic performance at the Fairfield Theatre Company. Tickets are $35 and are on sale now online.

“A Streetcar Named Desire”

October 18-27

Curtain Call Cabaret Theater, Stamford

Tennessee William’s classic novel of a tortured soul in a toxic relationship comes to life on stage at Stamford’s Curtain Call cabaret theatre. Weekend performances begin at 8 p.m., but doors open one hour earlier to allow audience members to wine and dine before the show. Bring your own dinner and drinks, and make it a one-stop shop for a weekend night out. Tickets are $29 ($20 on Thursdays) and can be purchased online.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Saturday, October 26

The Palace Theater, Danbury

It’s that time of year again when all the cult followers of the 1975 classic bust out their maid outfits and stock up on rice. Whether you do this every year or just want to figure out what in the world I’m talking about, attend the Danbury Palace’s interactive screening of the bizarre, creepy film. Tickets are $15-$25, and can be purchased online.

“Frankenstein”

Thursday, October 31

Ridgefield Country Playhouse, Ridgefield

Just in time for Halloween, The Ridgefield Country Playhouse presents the National Theatre’s rendition of the gruesome, gory, frightful classic, “Frankenstein.” While the trick-or-treaters roam the streets for candy, grab a glass of wine nearby at Bernard’s, on the house when you purchase dinner and present your show tickets! Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online.

 

 

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