Bruce (Modern Riffs)

I just wanted to thank you once again for inviting us to perform last night.  The kids left feeling like a million bucks, and for that matter so did I :-) I appreciate what you do at The Buttonwood, it is truly a wonderful thing to further the arts, and make all of our lives a little better.  
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Patti Rothberg & Kristin Hoffmann Reservations

ABOUT PATTI ROTHBERG Patti Rothberg’s recording career goes back to 1996, with her debut on EMI Records, 'Between the 1 and the 9', which refers to the time she spent performing in New York City's 14th Street subway station. The title track relates some of her experiences, when EMI executive discovered Patti performing there. Seemingly overnight, Patti Rothberg achieved the ...
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Theatre of the Deaf

The National Theatre of the Deaf (NTD) has a history that is proud and groundbreaking. Touring the nation and the world for over 45 years, the acting company is comprised of deaf and hearing actors.  Each performance unfolds simultaneously in two languages; one for the eye, American Sign Language, and one for the ear, the Spoken Word. Wednesday, October 19th. 7 - 10 PM. In...
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Jann Klose and Jaclyn Jones

Jann Klose
Jann Klose is an award-winning pop singer-songwriter, who has released five albums and two EPs. Klose was raised in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, and the United States and now resides in New York City. His new duo album STEREOPTICON (2016), recorded with Grammy® nominated guitarist Gary Lucas and lyricist Dan Beck is now available on the Cosmic Trigger label. Gary and Jann wil...
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Karen Frisk Jazz Group ft. Donn Trenner

$12 Tickets on sale till the 17th! Day of Show  ticket price: $15 Karen Frisk, vocals, is uniting with wonderful jazz musicians (Donn Trenner, Mike Monaghan, Ben Bilello, David Zinno) to perform at The Buttonwood Tree for a unique evening of exemplary jazz music. Donn Trenner is an Emmy-nominated musical director, conductor, and arranger that came up in the ranks of ea...
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April Verch

April Verch
Come experience April Verch’s delicate voice, energetic footwork, and stunning fiddle playing, a trifecta of talents she brings together simultaneously to jaw-dropping effect. She'll be performing at The Buttonwood Tree on Sunday, September 11th at 3pm. Learn more about April here.
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The Kennedys

Don't miss this star studded night of musical entertainment! The Kennedys will be performing their world wide recognized folk and rock music at The Buttonwood Tree on September 10th at 8pm. Learn more about The Kennedys here.
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Plan Your Visit

Downtown Middletown has many wonderful dining options. Here is a list of those within quick walking distance. There are lots of other choices - you’ll find them in the Downtown Directory.  We have sandwich shops, bars that serve burgers and lots of international restaurants:  Indian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Creative Chinese, Thai, Mexican, Italian, Spanish/Tapas, Argentinian &...
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CSA Songwriter Workshop with Deb Russell

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CT Songwriters Association Presents: a Songwriters Workshop on June 14th at 7:15pm. Nationally known career coach Deb Russell of  “The Artist’s Edge” presents a workshop on “Effective Use of Social Media”,  with song presentation and critique to follow. $15 for CSA members, $20 non-members. No registration required CSA Website
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Laughter Yoga and INTERPLAY

Mylene Poitras
Every FIRST and THIRD Tuesday is Laughter Yoga. Some benefits of laughter yoga include: Easy and fun exercise for health and happiness, reduces stress instantly, strengthens immune system, keeps you in a good mood and cheerful throughout the day, oxygenates your brain and makes you feel more energetic, keeps positive mental attitude in difficult times, burns calories and even i...
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