As the music and entertainment curator for popular local music events, festivals, and venues, I book and recommend musicians, bands, choirs, dance troupes, dance instructors, and other entertainers to the event planners and managers seeking live entertainment. For the Stamford ARTWALK, Heritage Park and Latham Park music events, performers are listed on the city's website and are promoted in press, printed materials, and social media campaigns. Make Music Day at Latham Park events are promoted on the SDSS website and social media. Thank you for keeping music and the arts alive in our communities. - Barbara Occhino, Music & Entertainment Curator
MAKE MUSIC DAY at downtown Stamford venues on Sunday, June 21st from 11am-7pm. Pro or amateur musicians of all ages invited to perform on this international day of music. All bookings done directly on the website. Create a profile and send requests to venues for your desired time slot. Venues review requests and can reply directly to performer(s)'s profile. I am supporting with volunteer performances at Latham Park. Free parking and power supply provided. Click here to create YOUR PROFILE.
COMPLETE THE APPLICATION BELOW BY FEBRUARY 1st DEADLINE for Spring and Summer events.
The Stamford ARTWALK tales place on a Friday in mid to late June from 5-8pm. Volunteer musicians perform at downtown art galleries. 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19.
Heritage Park Midday Music held Fridays in June, 12-2pm. Solo or duo acoustic guitarists perform in the park. Due to COVID mandates, rescheduled for July 2020.
Music Sundays at Latham Park in May from 1-3pm. Solo or duo acoustic guitarists perform in the park. Due to COVID mandates, rescheduled for July 2020.
Other annual Stamford festivals and special events take place mostly during the months of April to October.