The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT)

Vertical Horizon performing in Southingto­n

- By John Atashian

The alternativ­e rock band Vertical Horizon will perform in a free concert Oct. 9 at the Apple Harvest Festival in Southingto­n.

The band is best known for its 1999 number one single “Everything You Want”; other hit singles include “You’re A God,” “Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning),” and “I’m Still Here.” The Southingto­n Apple Harvest Festival is a six day event that takes place over the course of two weekends each Fall. This annual event is one of the largest and longest running festivals in the Northeast and typically draws a crowd of more than 100,000 people.

Situated on and around the picturesqu­e Southingto­n Town Green, the Apple Harvest Festival is a food lover’s dream amidst a dynamic, high energy atmosphere of family oriented fun. For Mass.ny, visiting the Festival is a tradition shared with friends and family, and attendance numbers have risen with each passing year. This year’s festivitie­s are scheduled Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1-3 and Oct. 8-10.

Upcoming concerts

Big Brother & the Holding Company - The Big E, West Springfiel­d, Mass. - Sept. 30

Ziggy Marley - Indian Ranch, Webster, Mass. - Sept. 30

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, Sept. 30

Toad The Wet Sprocket - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Sept. 30

Sebastian Maniscalco - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 1 & 2

Hoobastank - The Big E, West Springfiel­d, Mass. - Oct. 2

3 Doors Down - Hartford Healthcare Amphitheat­er, Bridgeport - Oct. 2

Chris Stapleton - Xfinity Center, Mansfield, Mass. - Oct. 2

Daryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run DMC - The Big E, West Springfiel­d, Mass. - Oct. 3

Christophe­r Cross - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 3

Styx - The Big E, West Springfiel­d, Mass. - Oct. 3

Joanne Shaw Taylor - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. Oct. 4

Todd Rundgren - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 4 & 5

Jimmie Vaughan - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Oct. 7

Ron White - Foxwoods Resort

Casino, Mashantuck­et - Oct. 8

Tom Rush & Leo Kottke - Calvin Theater, Northampto­n, Mass. - Oct. 8

Jonatha Brooke - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. Oct. 8

Whitney Cummings - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 8-9

.38 Special - Indian Ranch, Webster, Mass. - Oct. 9

Kenny Loggins - Palace Theater, Waterbury - Oct. 10

Chris Janson - Indian Ranch, Webster, Mass. - Oct. 10

David Sedaris - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 11

Jackie Greene - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Oct. 13

Amy Helm - Stage One, Fairfield - Oct. 13

Herman’s Mernit’s featuring Peter Noone - Calvin Theater, Northampto­n, Mass. - Oct. 15

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 15

Roomful of Blues - Stage One, Fairfield - Oct. 16

John Legend - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Oct. 16

Jonathan Edwards - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. Oct. 16

Ben Folds - Calvin Theater, Northampto­n, Mass. - Oct. 16

Trace Adkins - Indian Ranch, Webster, Mass. - Oct. 17

Suzanne Vega - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 21

Robyn Hitchcock - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. Oct. 21

Harry Styles - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 21 & 23

Little River Band - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Oct. 22

Robert Randolph & the Family Band - The Warehouse, Fairfield Oct. 22

Blake Shelton - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 22

Nas - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Oct. 23

Josh Turner - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 23

Randy Rainbow - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 27 & 28

Doobie Brothers - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 28

Dierks Bentley - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Oct. 29

The Monkees - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 29

Rick Wakeman of Yes - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Oct. 30

Eilen Jewel - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. - Oct. 30

Judas Priest - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Oct. 30

Old Dominion - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 30

Ryan Montbleau - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Oct. 30

Machine Gun Kelly - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Oct. 31

Melissa Etheridge - Warner Theatre, Torrington - Nov. 2

Brad Paisley - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Nov. 4

Jonathan Edwards - Stage One, Fairfield - Nov. 4

Yonder Mountain String Band The Warehouse, Fairfield - Nov. 4

Brett Eldridge - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Nov. 4

Joan Jett & the Blackheart­s Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield Nov. 5

Tracy Morgan - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Nov. 5

Roseanne Cash - Garde Arts Center, New London - Nov. 5

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams - Stage One, Fairfield - Nov. 5

Pat Metheny - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Nov. 6

Collective Soul and better Than Ezra - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Nov. 6

Paul Anka - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Nov. 7

The Fixx and The English Beat The Warehouse, Fairfield - Nov. 7

Tom Rush - Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook - Nov. 7

Dave Matthews Band - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Nov. 8 & 9

Black Label Society - Webster Theater, Hartford, Connecticu­t Nov.

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Midge Ure of Ultravox - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. - Nov. 9

Pat Metheny - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 9

Samantha Fish - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Nov. 10

Paul Anka Sing Sinatra- Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 10

The Outlaws - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Nov. 11

Blue Oyster Cult - Palace Theater, Waterbury - Nov. 12

Adam Ezra Group - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. Nov. 12

John Fogerty - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Nov. 13

Dashboard Confession­al - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Nov. 13

The Wallflower­s - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 13

Daughtry - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Nov. 14

Jason Bonham’s Led ZepplinRid­gefield Playhouse, Ridgefield Nov. 15

Robbie Krieger and Vanilla Fudge - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 17

Little Feat - Calvin Theater, Northampto­n, Mass. - Nov. 17

Sinbad - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Nov. 19

Linda Eder - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 19

Jim Messina - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Nov. 19

Chelsea Handler - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et Nov. 20

Melissa Ferrick & Carrie Ferguson

- Calvin Theater, Northampto­n, Mass. - Nov. 20

Kenny Wayne Shepherd - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 21

Deep Banana Blackout - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Nov. 24

Jose Feleciano - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Nov. 30

Jay Leno - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Dec. 2

Hall & Oates - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Dec. 3

Marshall Tucker Band - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Dec. 3

Chris Young - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Dec. 5

The Weeknd - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Dec. 6

KT Tunstall - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. - Dec. 6

Howie Mandel - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Dec. 8

Earth, Wind & Fire - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Dec. 10

Jerry Seinfeld - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Dec. 11

The Mavericks - Garde Arts Center, New London - Dec. 17

REO Speedwagon - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et Dec. 17

Roseanne Cash - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Dec. 17

Shaun Cassidy - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Dec. 18

Big Al Anderson - Stage One, Fairfield - Dec. 18

Iliza - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Dec. 18

Enter The Haggis - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. (2 Shows) - Dec. 30 & 31

Danny Klein Celebratin­g The J. Geils Band - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. - Jan. 7

Eddie Griffin - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Jan. 8

Brian Regan - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Jan. 13, 14 & 15

Cheryl Wheeler and Kenny White - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. - Jan. 14 & 15

Dave Atell - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantuck­et - Jan. 15

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield - Jan. 20

Keb Mo - The Warehouse, Fairfield - Feb. 2

Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt - Ridgefield - Feb. 4

The Neilds - Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampto­n, Mass. - Feb. 5

The Weeknd - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville - Feb. 6

Martin Barre of Jethro Tull Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield Feb. 6

 ?? Vertical Horizon / Contribute­d photo ?? The alternativ­e rock band Vertical Horizon will perform in a free concert Oct. 9 at the Apple Harvest Festival in Southingto­n.
Vertical Horizon / Contribute­d photo The alternativ­e rock band Vertical Horizon will perform in a free concert Oct. 9 at the Apple Harvest Festival in Southingto­n.

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