CHAOS & JOY Outside on Riverside Drive - September 9, 2017

Vulturetown Arts, Willimantic Records & The Bench Shop present a music and art-centric block party featuring performers outdoors and inside Willimantic Records, along with vendors & food trucks. This Saturday, Sept. 9 from 3 - 8 pm, Riverside Drive (under the footbridge, behind Willimantic Records), Willimantic, CT

Musical acts include Lys GuillornDr. MartinoRYXNO & Bud Collins Trio
with live music inside Willimantic Records between outdoor sets.

Vulturetown Arts is a creative group of Willimantic residents working towards providing a permanent venue for music, film, visual and performing arts. Our goal is to entertain and inspire, and to promote a creative community. 

Call to Artists & Vendors - Reserve Your Space Now for September 9th

Magical Trash 2017 - June 15th during the Third Thursday Street Festival

Want to participate? Just bring your garbage art sculpture to Vulturetown Alley, located on Main Street, from Rajeans down to Willimantic Records, between 5:00 and 6:00 pm - just before the start of the Third Thursday Street Festival

"A Tiling By Squares" closing party at Willimantic Records - Tuesday, November 15th

Before Vulturetown Arts takes down the "A Tiling By Squares - Art On Small Places" exhibition, we're throwing a closing party and adding even more panels of sticky note art. Of course everyone is encouraged to continue to slap their sticky note creations to the walls while here to view their neighbors post-it note masterpieces.

Music to be provided by:
QUIN GALAVIS - from Austin, Texas: "equal parts Bob Mould and Edgar Allen Poe"


SNCKPCK - from Fort Worth, Texas

Music starts at 7pm.

Normally only open Wednesday thru Sunday, Willimantic Records will open at 6pm on Tuesday, November 15th.

Willimantic Records
744 Main St - Back Entrance
Willimantic, CT 06226

Vulturetown Arts 2016 Halloween Bash - Friday October 28th at 750 Main

Vulturetown Arts presents The Can Kickers, The Alternates Duo,  and Becky Kessler from Violent Mae at 750 Main in Willimantic.

Admission is just $5. Doors open at 7pm. 

Costumes are encouraged with prizes for the best Halloween get-ups.

This is an all-ages event. Cafemantic will have a bar set up for those 21 and over.

More details to come.

Downtown Country Fair - 10am to 4pm Saturday, October 1, 2016

The Willimantic Food Coop's annual Downtown Country Fair is always a fun time. This year promises to be the best yet, as the Coop has joined forces with the Willimantic Farmers Market (Connecticut's longest-running farmers' market)  and moved the fair to Jillson Square - which is located at the corner of Jackson St. & Main St. in Willimantic.

To see a list of vendors, click here.

Vulturetown Arts is helping out with organizing the music. Check out this year's line-up:

10am - Between the Borders (students studying at Waldrons Studio 88
Emma Smith sings a few songs with piano accompaniment from Waldrons Studio 88

11am - Weather Permitting (that's their band name - from HARTT School of Music)
Bob Bloom of Drumming About You leads a hands on workshop for fair goers

12pm - Echo Uganda (East African folk songs and dance)
Will Hare and Friends play traditional Irish tunes (off stage location)

1pm - Collins and Bradley (guitar duo Jack Collins and Ed Bradley performs their versions of your favorite songs)

Will Hare and Friends will play some more traditional Irish tunes (off stage location)

2pm - My Gay Banjo (progressive folk duo perform beautiful originals) 

3pm - DJ Sir Round Sound (David Freeburg, dance party to end the day, spinning funky soulful 45s from his amazing record collection)