Twice Around

Upcoming Dates

Places We've Played Through the Years

Fairfield Theatre Company, The Acoustic Cafe, Cornelia Street Cafe (NYC), Steam Vent Coffeehouse, Twelfth Note Coffeehouse, Commonfolk Coffeehouse, Klekolo World Coffee, Koffee, Relay for Life, Westport's First Night and annual Arts Festival, The Pine Loft Cafe, and plenty of bookstores, coffee shops and cafes throughout the Tristate area.

Past Dates

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Friends & Company
6-8pm

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Huntingotn St Cafe
8pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064

Friday, June 13th, 2014

9:30 pm - midnight
180 Amity Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525
203-553-9055
Price: Free

Our first time playing at this fine restaurant located on Rt 63 in Woodbridge, CT.

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Twice Around returns to Huntington Street - 8:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free

Our first return gig after an almost 6 month hiatus due to Frank's hand injury.  We are so looking forward to getting back out there and sharing our music with you all!  Hope to see you there!

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

CANCELED!! - 8:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free

Due to an unfortunate hand injury (Frank's) and his inability to faithfully execute his job as a guitar player, Saturday's show has been canceled.  The good news is, our great friend and musician Chris D'Amato has agreed to sit in for us.  If you have seen him before, you know what he can do.  If you haven't yet…well then, here's your chance!  We will be there anyway (just not performing), so come on down and say hi…have a bite to eat, all the while supporting the live music scene at Huntington Street Cafe!

Friday, December 6th, 2013

SoNo Caffeine - 8:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Give Back Music Series - 7:00 pm
104 Main St
Collinsville, CT 06022
860-693-8010
Price: $5.00 suggested donation

This is our first time playing at this venue in the beautiful town of Collinsville, CT.  All the proceeds of this night will be donated to a local charitable cause.  Opening up for us at 7:00 pm is Cody Bondra and Corey Michael Rieman.  We hit the stage at 7:30 and play until 10:00.  Would love to see you there!.  Sure to be a fun night!!

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Post Labor Day Show - 8:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free

Well summer is almost officially over (unofficially it IS...bummer), so why not take advantage of what little time remains and come join us for some good food, good drink, and a night filled with music...Twice Around style, at the Huntington Street Cafe.  Awesome place!  Really hope to see you there!!

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Short Beach - 2:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Dorne Drive
Stratford, CT 06615
Price: Free!

We are thrilled to be part of this 4th annual Blues on the Beach, sharing the stage with some very talented musicians.  7 acts!  Music runs from 2:00 pm till around 9:15 pm.  We will be kicking off the festivities with a half hour set. Come on down!  It looks to be a great day of fun in the sun. Hope to see you there!

2:00-2:30 Twice Around

2:45-3:30  Off the Grid

3:45-4:30  Primetime

4:45-5:30  Chris D'Amato Band

5:45-6:30 Pimpinellas

6:45-7:45 Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why

8:-9:15 The Evan Goodrow Band

Blues on the Beach Facebook page

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Summer in South Norwalk - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free!

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Last Day of May in Huntington - 8:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free!

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

First Show of the New Year! - 7:00 - 10:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free

Friday, November 9th, 2012

November show in South Norwalk - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

8:00 - 11:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Steam Vent Coffee House - 6:30 pm Performer Showcase
95 North Main St
Winsted, CT 06098
860-379-1778
Price: Free
Steam Vent Coffee House is located in the First Church of Winsted.  It has a Performer Showcase which highlights 6 different artists, each playing a half hour set.  We are scheduled to perform from 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm.  Open mic starts at 6:00 pm.

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Twice Around returns to Huntington St. - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
90 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
203-925-9064
Price: Free

We are excited to be returning to Huntington Street Cafe after almost 6 years (how does that happen?).  This is a great spot for live local music.  One of our faves!  You can also get excellent food, beer, wine, and treats.  Hope to see you there!

Friday, July 13th, 2012

8:00 - 10:00
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

5:30 pm

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

An evening of all original music - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
1273 Queen St Route 10
Southington, CT 06489
860-747-1100
Price: $5.00 with suggested tip

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Good Friday show in South Norwalk - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

All Original Music at Jitters - 7:30 pm
1273 Queen St Route 10
Southington, CT 06489
860-747-1100
Price: $5.00 cover with suggested tip

We are back as promised!  We really do love this place.  A coffeehouse that just does it right.

We will be performing two sets of all original music.  Songs from our 2 CD's (FreeFall...Flying, Short Story Long), and a slew of new songs that have yet to be released.  A fun night indeed! 

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Sundays at Sails - Music in the Afternoon - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
148 Rowayton Ave
Rowayton, CT 06853
203-853-7245
Price: free

Our first time playing at this recently opened venue.  Sails American Grill serves high class fare in a relaxing atmosphere.  Or if you'd rather, just try their burgers and fries...in the same relaxing atmosphere of course.  Perfect for families.  Sails is located on the banks of the Five Mile River in Rowayton, CT. 

Check out this recent review in the CT Post.

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 13th, 2011

8:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

All Orignial Music at Jitters - 7:30pm
1273 Queen St Route 10
Southington, CT 06489
860-747-1100
Price: $5 cover with suggested tip

One of the best sounding and warmest rooms we play in.  We look forward to returning!  Mark your calendar now.  Everyone who has come to see us here remarks on what a great venue this is! 

Please note the time change as we originally posted the show starting at 8:30 pm instead of 7:30 pm.

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
330 Main St.
Middletown, CT 06457
860-346-JAVA(5282)
Price: Free

Long ago, we used to play in Middletown quite a bit (Klekolo World Coffee, Buttonwood Tree), but as time seems to fly by without any hint of stopping, we realized it had been quite a few years since we made an appearance in this fine town.

Well, we are back and we're hoping some of our old friends from the area have not forgotten about us.  We certainly remember you!  Looking to make some new friends too!  Come on down and join us on this mid-October Saturday night.  Javapalooza is a hip coffeeshop located on Main St right downtown.   We are looking forward to our first time at this cool venue.  See you there!

Friday, October 8th, 2010

8:00 - 10:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Returning once again to what is becoming one of our regular hangouts.  Come spend your Friday evening in South Norwalk with us.  Would love to see you there!

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

8:30 pm
1273 Queen St
Southington, CT 06489
860-747-1100
Price: $5.00 cover with suggested tip.

Looking forward to our second time playing here this year!  We will be performing 3 sets of all original songs. It really is a great cozy venue for seeing live music...and is very environmentally friendly too!

Located on Route 10 in the same building as Pass It On Sports.

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Opening act for Mindy Smith - 7:30 pm
70 Sanford St
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-259-1036
Price: $25/$20

We are very excited to be opening up for the wonderfully talented Mindy Smith.  Mindy is a singer-songwriter originally from Long Island and now based in Nashville.  Her crystalline voice has often been compared to the likes of Allison Krauss and Norah Jones.  Her songs run the gamut from folk, country, and pop, to bluegrass and Americana.  Please come join us this Friday for a splendid evening of music at the Fairfield Theatre Company.

Tickets are $25.  Only $20.00 if you are a FTC member or you mention the code "around2".  Tickets can be purchased by phone, or in person at the FTC box office.

If you wish to use the discount code by purchasing tickets on-line, you need to pick your seats, then "apply discount" and there will be an option for the 8/27 show.  Type in the password. Click unlock, and then select the "club discount" option.  Whew!

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

8:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3 Glen Rd
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
203-364-9200
Price: Free

Located at the intersection of Rt. 34 and Church Hill Rd.

Friday, March 5th, 2010

8:00 pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

8:30 pm
1273 Queen St.
Southington, CT 06489
860-747-1100
Price: $5.00

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Opening act for Cheryl Wheeler - 7:30 pm
70 Sanford St
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-259-1036
Price: $32.00 & $22.00

We are absolutely thrilled to be on the same bill as Cheryl Wheeler! She is one of our musical heros and has been a major inspiration for the both of us. If you've never seen her perform, you owe it to yourself to come see this show for she epitomizes the perfect folk artist. We promise you will not be disappointed. Come join us and share a guaranteed fun night with this legendary troubadour!

Tickets are $32.00. $22.00 for FTC members. If you mention our name (Twice Around) when you order your tickets, you will be given the discounted price of $22.00. If you are looking to get the discount by purchasing tickets online, you need to pick your seats and then "apply discount" and there will be an option for the 11/14 show. Type in the password (the password is "twicearound", no spaces). Click unlock, then select the "club discount" option.

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

8:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06584
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Friday, October 30th, 2009

8:00 pm
3 Glen Rd
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
203-364-9200
Price: Free

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

8:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06584
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

8:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06584
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06584
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Make-up date for our postponed show on Janurary 28th. Also, please note the time change. It was first listed as starting at 7:00 pm.

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

8:00 pm CALL NOW FOR RESERVATIONS!
100 Center Street
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-2622
Price: $15.00

Our second of two nights at Center Stage. We are playing a two night engagement here in Shelton.

Friday, February 20th, 2009

8:00 pm CALL NOW FOR RESERVATIONS!
100 Center Street
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-2622
Price: $15.00
We are thrilled to be returning to this awesome venue! It's hard to believe that it's been two and a half years since we last set foot on this stage. Center Stage on Center St is a multi-faceted theatre located in Shelton CT, which througout the year, produces plays and musicals in an intimate setting. To keep things moving, in between productions they host live music from local artists...giving folks like us an awesome place to play. And for two nights too!
Last time here, we had a blast...and we expect no different this time around.
Refreshments are available, but you are encouraged to bring your own food and beverages also...so "Come one, and come all!"

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

7:30 pm
37 Main St
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-6958
Price: Free - Donations appreciated
Come celebrate Valentine's Day with us at this intimate place to see live music! We are very excited to be making our debut at this cozy locale on the Town Green in Southington CT. The Peace Cafe at Fellowship Hall is a church basement style coffee shop that hosts live music on the second Saturday of every month from October thru June. A lovely place run by caring and giving people.
Snacks and beverages are served.
Talented singer-songwriter KennMorr will be opening for us.

Peace Cafe's web site lists the show time as 7:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm, show actually starts at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06584
(203) 857-4224
Price: Free

Our first gig in over two years here at this hip, bohemian coffee shop in the heart of South Norwalk.

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
130 Elm St - Watch Factory Shoppes
Cheshire, CT 06410
203-439-9161
Price: Free

Our first time playing at this recently opened venue which is a combination Cafe/Art Gallery. Our biggest fan base always seemed to be from Cheshire so we are looking forward to bringing our music back here once again.
The Funky Monkey is located behind the Town Hall, between Wallingford Rd and Academy Rd (RT68/70).

Friday, November 30th, 2007

8:00pm - 10:00 pm
The Courtyard at Stratford Town Center
2385 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615
203-378-5565
Price: Free

The Reality Cafe has changed ownership. It is temporarily closed and it will reopen under a new name with a new menu. The present owner has no plans to continue live music when it reopens. Thanks to all, who through the years, have supported us at this venue.

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm *PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE*
102 Greenwood Ave
Bethel, CT 06801
203-739-0313
Price: Free
Our first time at this hip coffee shop! It's been a while since we've played in this neck of the woods, so we are looking forward to seeing some of our friends from way back when.

Saturday, August 18th, 2007

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Courtyard at Stratford Town Center
2385 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615
203-378-5565
Price: Free

Friday, March 9th, 2007

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Courtyard at Stratford Town Center
2385 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615
203-378-5565
Price: Free
Just like many years ago, this is turning out to be a regular place for us to play. We love it. Come on down and spend your Friday night hanging out with us. Hope to see you there.

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

8:00 - 10:00 pm
The Courtyard at Stratford Town Center
2385 Main St. Stratford, CT 06615
203-378-5565
Price: Free

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE (start time was originally 7:30 pm)
Returning once more to this great new/old venue. Come on down, bring your friends for a night out listening to live acoustic music. We can't wait to see you all again in the New Year!

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

8:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06854
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Friday, November 17th, 2006

7:30pm-9:30pm
The Courtyard at Stratford Town Center
2385 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615
203) 378-5565
Price: Free
First time (sort of) at this new venue for music. As some of our long-time fans may remember, we used to play here frequently when it was Main & Perk. New owners, same building. Come on down and join us for our return.

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

8:00pm-10:00pm
100 Center St.
Shelton, CT 06484
203-924-2622
Price: $15.00
Our second of two nights at Center Stage. We are playing a two night engagement at this great venue. It is cabaret style seating and you are encouraged to bring your own food and your own bottle of wine or beer. Just think of the possibilities! There will be some refreshments available for purchase as well. This is a wonderful listening room. We had a great time on Friday and we are really looking forward to tonight.

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

8:00pm-10:00pm
100 Center St.
Shelton, CT 06484
203-924-2622
Price: $15.00
We are playing a two night engagement at this great venue. It is cabaret style seating and you are encouraged to bring your own food and your own bottle of wine or beer. Just think of the possibilities! There will be some refreshments available for purchase as well. This is a wonderful listening room. We are really looking forward to it.

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

8:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06854
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Friday, September 15th, 2006

8:30 - 11:00 pm CANCELED

203-925-9064

Sorry, but this show has been canceled. The management has decided to only stay open during the daytime hours until further notice.

For those of you in the Huntington area, we will be playing two shows the following week right down the road at Center Stage on Center Street. Hope to see you there.

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

Maureen Hamill & Friends - 8:00 pm
260 South Compo Rd
Westport, CT 06880
203-226-7600
Price: Free
Maureen Hamill has invited us to be part of her group of "friends" and come up on stage and play a couple of songs. We have worked with Maureen for many many years and many many shows, but always behind the scenes as technical crew. This will be the first time we share the stage as performers

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

1:00 pm
1 Bostwick Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605
203-335-1433
Price: Free
Playing outdoors for an afternoon gig. We will be set up near the lighthouse in the center of the boardwalk.

Friday, July 7th, 2006

Cranbury Park - 8:00pm
Grumman Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
email at: carriagehouseartscenter@yahoo.com.
203-229-9797
Price: $12.00 (cash only at the door)

The Carriage House Arts Center and The Acoustic Cafe in cooperation with the Norwalk Department of Parks and Recreation present: The Barn Series. We will be the opening act for The Crimson Pirates.

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

8:00 pm
133 Washington St
South Norwalk, CT 06854
203-857-4224
Price: Free

Return visit to this great coffee shop located smack in the middle of one of the most happening areas in the state.

Friday, May 19th, 2006

8:00 pm
1041 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
203-968-9700
Price: Free
Looking forward to coming back to Border's and playing for our friends in the Stamford area.

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

with special guest Christine Havrilla - 8:00 pm
2926 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605
203-335-3655
Price: $10.00
One of the hippest venues in all of the Northeast to see live music! Call for reservations.

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

10:30am
3000 Whitney Ave (Rte 10)
Hamden, CT
203-248-3262
Price: Free
Fun european coffee chop with very friendly people!

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

8:00pm
90 Huntington Street
Huntington/Shelton, CT
203-925-9064
Price: Free

One of our regular spots. Good eats and great setting for acoustic music.

Friday, March 17th, 2006

7:45pm
550 N. Main Street
Southington, CT 06460
860-621-9977
Price: Free
We're looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones at one of our favorite hang outs through the years!

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

8-10pm
133 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
203-857-4224
Price: Free!

Our first appearance at this great spot. They have live music 4 nights a week... how great is that?