IMAGINE Mainstreet began its First Thursday Happenings in June of 2012. An ever-growing number of artists, artisans and musicians have participated in the First Thursday Imagine Mainstreet Happenings drawing hundreds of visitors to the Downtown area. The collaborative spirit and vision of these events has increased the vitality of the downtown and the cultural vibrancy of the area. These events have often been street wide festivals including art vendors, horse drawn carriages, music, zumba demonstrations, dance performances, street performers, ceramic demonstrations and sales, garden displays, poetry readings and magician performances , a pub crawl, wine tasting, restaurant specials . The collaborative efforts of the events have inspired many new projects.Save
Sounds Like: Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee (Norma Delores Egstrom), Sarah Vaughan, Benny Goodman
Label: Momma's Got It Music
Manager: Best Lucky Dragon Mgt.
Bio: Connecticut Music Award Winner: Best Jazz, 2014.
Vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and arts educator, Sarah LeMieux blends a lifetime of musical influences and experiences into a singular style that's a melting pot of jazz, european folk, R&B and early music.
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“Sarah LeMieux – New Haven’s Sarah LeMieux deftly combines elements of jazz, blues and experimental folk to create an immensely unique sound. Seething with the sounds of smoky rooms and speakeasies of days long gone, LeMieux’s sound is a renaissance of the days when the blues and jazz were still kissing cousins.”