The Buttonwood Tree

Upcoming Concerts

Waberi Jordan
Raised on a steady diet of straight-ahead jazz, at a time when R&B dominated the airwaves, Waberi’s sound bridges two pivotal eras of artistic expression.

August 19th, 8 PM
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The Secondary Jazz Messengers
Noted for improvisation in the funky hard bop idiom, The Secondary Messengers are dedicated to promoting the music of the influential ensembles of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.

August 20th, 8 PM
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Leonardo & The Lilacs by EDGE
Old friends with classic/progressive rock roots.

August 26th, 8 PM
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Jeff Fuller Trio
Whether performing on stage and in clubs, teaching jazz and coaching ensembles in schools, or composing and arranging in his home studio, Jeff Fuller brings a wealth of experience, joy and spirit to all his musical endeavors.

August 27th, 8 PM
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Jazz Guitarist Gianni Gardner
Up and coming Jazz Guitarist from New York City.

September 3rd, 8 PM
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Violinist Chris Murphy
Wily and charismatic virtuoso of the violin, taking inspiration from many places.

September 9th, 8 PM
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Nick Anderson & Shady Creek
Spirited traditional bluegrass from Plainfield, CT

September 10th, 8 PM
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Tim Wolf
An alt-Americana singer-songwriter based in Nashville with influences such as Tom Waits, Lake Street Dive, Elton John, and The Revivalists.

September 16th, 8 PM
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Tom "The Suit" Forst & Band
Blues Hall of Famer returns to TBT with band.

September 17th, 8 PM
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Violinist Luca Ciarla
World-class violinist playing jazz, classical, and more. A must-see performance.

September 23rd, 8 PM
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Halley Neal Album Release Show
Songbird Halley Neal returns to promote her upcoming album.

September 30th, 8 PM
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Comedian Maxwell Shultz
His new hour will bring joy and delight to audiences as he talks about his real life and those around it. Featuring Jon Fletcher.

October 1st, 8 PM
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The Night Shakers
Vintage, upbeat, jazzy, and Chicago-style blues

October 8th, 8 PM
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John Prine Tribute Night
Enjoy a night of tribute performances to the late John Prine, hosted by John Gotta.

October 14th, 8 PM
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Dust Devil Heart
indie folk singer-songwriter duo based in Branford, CT, consisting of two women who sing close vocal harmonies.

October 21st, 8 PM
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Sissy Castrogiovanni
World-class vocalist with deep Sicilian and Mediterranean influences.

October 22nd, 8 PM
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Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue
Bring together the Big Band Swing of The Brian Setzer Orchestra, blend it wih B.B.King, and Ray Charles, and you'll get an idea of Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue!

October 28th, 8 PM
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Washboard Slim & The Bluelights
After 40 years of playing together, Washboard Slim and the Bluelights has evolved into one of the country’s most versatile and original of jug bands.

October 29th, 8 PM
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Lavender Social Club Return!
Showmanship combined with the musical proficiency of the band brings a mix of pop, alternative/indie, jazz, rock, and hip-hop.

November 4th, 8 PM
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Ken Serio Jazz Trio
Highly polished, high-energy, experienced jazz trio.

November 5th, 8 PM
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Leala Cyr
Sought-after jazz vocalist who has performed world-wide

November 12th, 8 PM
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The Pairs/ Basset
Two Canadian based bands with pop/folk roots sure to become among your favorites.

November 18th, 8 PM
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Recurring Events

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Drum Circle

Community Health Center Green 675 Main St., Middletown, CT

Bring a drum, and bring your friends to our monthly drum circle! Learn or improve your skill of improvisation and time keeping. Some drums will be provided. Facilitated by Andrew …

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Waberi Jordan

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center 605 Main Street, Middletown, CT

Admission for this show is $20.NOTE: There are no physical tickets for events at The Buttonwood Tree. Reserve Seat Here ($20) Returning to The Buttonwood Tree August 19th - the …

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Jeff Fuller Trio

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center 605 Main Street, Middletown, CT

Whether performing on stage and in clubs, teaching jazz and coaching ensembles in schools, or composing and arranging in his home studio, Jeff Fuller brings a wealth of experience, joy …

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"Rooted in the Arts for Over 30 Years."

Our Mission

The Buttonwood Tree’s mission is to uplift, inspire, educate, and enrich lives through artistic and cultural programming, while supporting the creative endeavors of emerging and established artists.