275 Fairfield Avenue
The Bijou Theatre is a fully renovated multi-functional venue for live performances and film as well as business and social events. True to its heritage, over 100 years later it is one of the oldest buildings used as a movie house in the country. Join us for a full weekend of events!
2019 Bridgeport Art Trail Programming
Event: Live Music, Music Video and Spoken Word Showcase
Friday, November 8; 7:15 pm to 10:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm)
Music Video Screenings from 7:15 pm to 9 pm
LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO SCREENIINGS AT THE BIJOU THEATRE
City Lights Gallery and Bridgeport Art Trail present an evening of music and poetry at the historic Bijou Theatre CT, showcasing music videos by Bridgeport area musicians Ricardo Reyes, Fuzz Sangiovanni and Caravan of Thieves, Pigeon English, Color Fields with John Torres and Scott Packham, Lines West, Chris Cavaliere and Greater Bridgeport Symphony. Many of the videos feature Bridgeport locations. Live music will be performed by Lys Guillorn, Rob Nelson, Fuzz Sangiovanni and Pigeon English, Lyrical Voices Night of Poetry & Arts ~ An Open Mic will also present a poetry open mic hosted by poet and artist Shanna Tanika Melton. Join us for an unforgettable evening as The Bridgeport Art Trail celebrates the work of local poets and musicians!
PREVIEW BPT MUSIC VIDEOS, some performed in local landmark locations, like Mountain Grove Cemetery.
Checkout Fuzz Sangiovanni – Raise the Dead by Caravan of Thieves and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony performs The Lark Ascending in the shuttered Palace Theatre on Main St North.
Suggested donation of $5 supports the Bijou Theatre, once again generously sharing their venue for the Bridgeport Art Trail weekend.
Shanna Melton’s Lyric Voices Poetry Open Mic closes a night of rich art experiences, not to be missed.
Lyric Voices Poetry, Open Mic: 9:15 pm to 10:30pm, Lyrical Voices presents A Night of Poetry and Arts at the historic Bijou Theater for a legendary night of poetry created and hosted by Bridgeport’s Poet Ambassador, Shanna T. Melton of Poetic Soul Arts. The soundtrack is provided by DJ Buddha LuvJonz of LuvJonz Entertainment. Arrive at 9 pm to sign up for our open mic that will run promptly from 9:15 pm to 10:30 pm. Poets, storytellers, and musicians are all welcome to perform. Tell your friends to tell their friends to come share poems.