Kurt Vile and the Violators @ College Street Music Hall, 2/17/16

On February 17th, a Wednesday night, I attended my first show at College Street Music Hall – Kurt Vile and the Violators. College Street replaces the Palace Performing Arts Center, which went unused from 2002 until its renovation by Premier Concerts in 2015. The new Music Hall has already hosted bands like Modest Mouse and Wilco, and is poised to continue […]

Beach House @ College Street Music Hall, 8/26/15

Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally of Beach House have been endearing themselves to fans of chill indie pop for years now. The Baltimore dream pop powerhouse released Depression Cherry in August, the follow-up to their critically-acclaimed 2012 release Bloom. Naturally, I pounced on the opportunity to see them live and they did not disappoint the sold out College […]

The Decemberists @ College Street Music Hall, 7/27/15

When Colin Meloy took the stage at College Street Music Hall last week sipping on red wine and getting a read on his surroundings, you could just tell that some brilliant things were about to happen. In one of the first high profile indie shows at the infantile New Haven venue, The Decemberists charmed the […]

Polaris @ College Street Music Hall, 5/9/15

Saturday, May 9th was the date of the third show ever at New Haven, Connecticut’s newest music venue, College Street Music Hall. Situated in the heart of the area nightlife, walking distance from Yale University and near local transport hubs, College Street is clearly intended to develop into the heart of the live music scene. […]

College Street Music Hall Set To Open In New Haven This Spring

The future of the southern Connecticut music scene received a very promising boost on Wednesday. New Haven Mayor Toni Harp led a press conference yesterday announcing the opening of the College Street Music Hall, across the street from the historic Shubert Theater. The location began as a movie house all the way back in the 1920s and […]