Upcoming Events Listings

UPCOMING EVENTS (Music events will be on the Best Video Film & Cultural Center deck through Fri., Oct. 30. Because of that, they will be subject to the whims of weather. To get up to date information as to whether a scheduled event might be canceled, follow our social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

As of Sat., Oct. 30, Best Video’s music events will be coming inside for the winter. Covid protocols for inside events are 30 max attendance, proof of vaccination required to enter, and masks must be worn. Yes, they can be slipped down to take a drink but they need to be pulled back after you take a sip. We want to keep everybody safe.

The Best Video cafe will be open for the events serving coffee drinks, beer, and wine.):

Tues., May 24, 7 PM. Film Series—“Contemporary Classics of International Cinema”: “The Salesman” (Iran, dir. by Asghar Farhadi, 2016), Presented by Farbod Honarpisheh (Made possible through the support of CT Humanities)

Thurs., May 26, 5:30 PM. Jug Band: The Howling Hound Dogs

Fri., May 27, 6:30 PM. Classical Music: Connecticut Suzuki Guitar Academy Ensembles

Sat., May 28, 5 PM. Solo Acoustic Guitar: Glenn Roth

Tues., May 31, 7:15 PM. “5 Great Films You Might Have Missed”: “Woman at War” (Presented by Hank Paper, Made possible through the support of CT Humanities))

Wed., June 1, 7 PM. Film Screening: “Ham on Rye” with editor & executive producer Kevin Anton

Thurs., June 2. Funk/Rock Fusion: Love N’ Co

Fri., June 3, 7 PM. Acoustic Rock: The Bargain; Singer-Songwriter: Nick Marmor

Sat., June 4, 10:30 AM. Children’s Music: Val McKee

Sat., June 4, 5 PM. Folk/Singer-Songwriter: David Coller & Rhonda Lehman Davenport

Tues., June 7, 7:15 PM. “5 Great Films You Might Have Missed”: “One Night In Miami“ (Presented by Hank Paper, Made possible through the support of CT Humanities))

Thurs., June 9, 5:30 PM. Americana: Goodnight Blue Moon

Fri., June 10, 5 PM. Folk/Pop: Steve Nystrup Trio

Sat., June 11, 5 PM. Bluegrass: Five ’N Change

Tues., June 14, 7:15 PM. “5 Great Films You Might Have Missed”: “The Sound of Metal“ (Presented by Hank Paper, Made possible through the support of CT Humanities))

Thurs., June 16, 5:30 PM. Klezmer: Nu Haven Kapelye

Fri., June 17, 5:30 PM. Rock ’n’ Roll: Big Fat Combo

Sat., June 18, 5 PM. Indie Folk: Little Silver

Tues., June 21, 7:15 PM. “5 Great Films You Might Have Missed”: “The Last Suit“ (Presented by Hank Paper, Made possible through the support of CT Humanities))

Thurs., June 23, 7 PM. Experimental/Improvised Music: GoBruCcio & Friends

Fri., June 24, 5 PM. Rock/Psychedelic: Happy Ending

Sat., June 25, 5 PM. Power Pop: The Shellye Valauskas Experience

Tues., June 28, 7:15 PM. “5 Great Films You Might Have Missed”: “Pig” (Presented by Hank Paper, Made possible through the support of CT Humanities))

Thurs., June 30, 7 PM. Indie Rock: Perennial, Minus Points

Fri., July 1, 7 PM. Folk/Americana: Kat Wallace & David Sasso

Sat., July 2, 10:30 AM. Children’s Music: Robert Messore

Sat., July 2, 5:30 PM. Contra Dance/Folk: Wry Bred

Thurs., July 7, 5:30 PM. Bluegrass: On the Trail

Fri., July 8, 7 PM. Catstock! Greater New Haven Cat Project Benefit

Sat., July 9, 7 PM. Irish/Celtic: Molly McLaughlin & David Sasso

Thurs., July 14, 5:30 PM. Great American Songbook: Rich Moran

Fri., July 15. Brazilian Music: Fernanda Franco with Joe Carter & Jeff Fuller

Sat., July 16, 5 PM. Americana/Roots: The Moon Shells

Thurs., July 21, 5 PM. Soulful Baroque Pop: Brian Ember

Fri., July 22, 7 PM. Art Rock: douxreves, Conor Perrault

Sat., July 23, 5 PM. Roots/Blues: Frog Hollow

Thurs., July 28, 7 PM. Solo Dobro & Vocals: James “Pony” Kerr

Fri., July 29, 5:30 PM. Bluegrass: Restless Mountain Bluegrass Band

Sat., July 30, 5:30 PM. Brazilian Music: Sambeleza

Sat., Aug. 5, 10:30 AM. Children’s Music: Will Parker

Sat., Aug. 5. New Haven Pride Center Benefit

Sat., Aug. 20. Jug Band: Washboard Slim & The Bluelights

Sat., Aug. 27, 5 PM. Folk/Celtic: Jim & Willow Sirch & Gary Wikfors

Sat., Sept. 3, 10:30 AM. Children’s Music: Liz McNicholl

Thurs., Sept. 8, 5 PM. Folk/Blues: Ramblin’ Dan Stevens

Sat., Sept. 24, 7 PM.Bluegrass & Swing: Too Blue