Wednesday, September 21, 2016

17 things you need to know about Edisun

Rock band Edisun is coming to the Palace Theatre on Thursday, September 29. Whether you are a die-hard fan or simply enjoy live music, there are quite a few things you need to know about the patriotic band.

1.       Edisun recorded their album Collision at Factory Underground Studio in Norwalk, CT.

2.       They started purely in the Active-Rock market.

3.       The band consists of lead singer Ethan Isaac, guitarist Joel Kelley, drummer Todd Budich, and bass player James Cruz.

4.       Ethan Isaac wrote “Into the Sunlight” after walking through lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001.

5.       The song found its way to the offices of Armed Forces Entertainment, resulting in dozens of live performances for soldiers of the US military.

6.       Edisun has since toured 25 countries (and counting) to perform for USO.

7.       The band flew to perform for US troops in Jordan on New Year’s Eve 2016.

8.       And then they performed at US Naval base Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean on July 4.

9.       Edisun has been awarded number decorations and citations from the US Department of Defense.

10.   The band is lined up for its third trip to Afghanistan this fall.

11.   As for the States, Edisun has performed in 48 of them.

12.   Resulting in several hundred thousand miles in their band-owned vintage 1977 MCI, former Greyhound tour bus.

13.   And that bus is named Virginia, an honorary fifth band member.

14.   The alternative rock band’s second album Collision was recently licensed by 13 television shows and networks including Discovery Channel, Fox News, and Nascar.

15.   The album is available in 115 countries via Apple Music and Spotify.

16.   Edisun self-produced the music video for “Pins and Needles,” and planning the next one for “Arcade.”

17.   Most importantly, Edisun is set to give a live performance at the Palace Theatre Stamford on Thursday, September 29, at 8:00 pm. Get your concert tickets here!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Turn up the volume for five Christian artists heading to the Palace

The Palace Theatre’s Christian music line-up is strong this fall with performances by leading artists in the genre. Musicians will include Jeremy Camp (Sunday, September 18), Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey (Thursday, October 13), and Building 429 and Colton Dixon (Wednesday, November 2).

Below are a few of our favorite songs from the five musicians. So sit back, turn up the volume and then grab up your tickets to see these talented artists perform some live music!

Jeremy Camp “Christ in Me"

Jeremy describes himself as “a minister who happens to play music as a way to minister.” He will be performing “Christ in Me” along with other songs from his new album I Will Follow, which has guest songwriters Mosley and Jason Ingram. Get tickets for the show Sunday, September 18.

Natalie Grant “Clean”

“Clean” is the fifth song on Natalie’s new album Be One. After listening to only one song, you will know why The Gospel Music Association named her Female Vocalist of the Year five times. Get tickets for the show Thursday, October 13.

Danny Gokey “Hope in Front of Me”
For American Idol finalist Danny Gokey, “Hope in Front of Me” is more than just lyrics to a great song (and the title to his latest album). They define his life and underscore his mission to reach others with hope and entertainment. Get tickets to see the K-LOVE Artist of the Year sing on Thursday, October 13.

Building 429 “Unashamed”
Unashamed is a powerful and anthemic album from Building 429. Not only does it deliver moving songs, it also encourages listeners to live their lives unashamed as told through the album-titled song. Get tickets for the show Wednesday, November 2.

Colton Dixon “Limitless”

When it comes to Colton’s lyrics and vocals, they certainly are limitless. The American Idol alum will sing this along with other songs from his third studio album The Calm Before the Storm. Get tickets for the show Wednesday, November 2.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli to stand out at Palace Theatre

“She’s more than a standup. She’s a standout.” Jim Carrey said it best. Lisa Lampanelli certainly stands out among comedians and she is bringing her raunchy performance to the Palace Theatre on Saturday, September 24.

Dubbed the insult comic, Lisa pokes fun of celebrities, audience members and even herself. No one can dodge the one-liners Lisa delivers during her standup routine.

The Connecticut-native is a regular on late night television, and a frequent guest and guest host on Howard Stern's Sirius XM satellite radio shows.

Howard says, “She's the one person who will be invited to a roast and destroy everything in her path and leave you wondering who could follow her. Lisa will steal the show every time.”
Often seen on Comedy Central’s celebrity roasts, Lisa thrives as the “Queen of Mean.” In addition to performing standup, Lisa has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, Bounty Hunters, and Reno 911!

If comic relief is what you need this fall, put the Lisa Lampanelli show on your calendar. Tickets can be purchased here.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

It’s Time to Raise the Curtain: Announcing The Palace’s Fall Season

Comedians, dancers, singers and children’s entertainment will all take the stage this fall at The Palace, bringing a diverse mix of live shows to Stamford. Whether you are a fan of inspirational music, enjoy stand-up comedy or are looking for a family-friendly event, The Palace has something for everyone this fall.

 Live entertainment for families in Stamford

Are your kids fans of Odd Squad? On October 6th, the PBS Kids hit show Odd Squad comes to The Palace. Kids will love teaming up with the Odd Squad agents in this live, interactive adventure to solve an exciting case. Gadgets, villains and music await. Don’t miss out on a great weekend outing for the whole family. Buy your ODD SQUAD tickets today.

Nationally acclaimed comedienne to visit Stamford

The beloved “Queen of Mean” visits The Palace on September 24th. Don’t miss your chance to see Lisa Lampanelli live on stage. She is the mastermind behind the off-Broadway hit Stuffed and lauded by Jim Carrey as a “stand out.” Whether you’re planning for a night out with friends or looking for something entertaining to do on your next date night, this insult comic is sure to please. This September, spend a Saturday night with comedian Lisa Lampanelli at The Palace. Lisa Lampanelli tickets are on sale now.

Grammy nominees to deliver inspirational musical performances live at The Palace

Our season officially kicks off on September 18th, when Grammy nominated artist and five time GMA Dove Award winner Jeremy Camp brings his contemporary sound and uplifting songs of praise and worship to The Palace. This is a great opportunity to see Christian music live in Fairfield County. For a taste of what you can expect, check out the official live video of Jeremy Camp performing Only In You. See Jeremy Camp at The Palace on September 18th.

Natalie Grant and former American Idol contestant Danny Gokey have joined forces for the Be One Tour, coming to The Palace in Stamford on October 13th. Natalie has been named Female Vocalist of the Year five times by The Gospel Music Association. She is a four-time Grammy nominated artist who is known for her passionate performances of hits such as Be One. Gokey has become known for his hit song Tell Your Heart to Beat Again, which hit #1 on Billboard’s Christian Airplay Chart, and was named Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2016 K-Love Fan Awards. The Be One Tour rolls into Stamford on October 13th. Buy your Be One Tour tickets today.

Also gracing The Palace stage this fall will be country singer Olivia Lane, the US Army Field Band, comedian Steve Hofstetter and the show Will and Anthony: A Broadway Holiday. Stay tuned – tickets will be available soon for these live performances in Stamford.

We’re excited to welcome these outstanding acts to The Palace this fall and hope to see you there. Stamford is home to not only The Palace, but great restaurants where you can grab dinner before or after a show. (Be sure to check out the pre-theatre dinner promotion on our website for some great restaurants to try!) Support the arts this fall and catch one or more of these great performances at The Palace.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Check CHET out – and let CHET help you invest in your child’s future!

State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, as Trustee of the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) is dedicated to promoting financial literacy across the state, and helping families save for future college costs.

Each year the CHET 529 college savings program hosts various promotions and events to help spread the word about CHET - how easy it is to get started and what a difference it can make for a child’s future. For example:

CHET Baby Scholars – the state, through CHET, is offering $250 for every new baby born in Connecticut. Don’t miss out, tell family and friends about this great program to get families started early saving for college! Learn more at
CHET Dream Big! Competition (going on NOW through 3/30, learn more at ) – Drawing and essay contests for students K-8
CHET Advance Scholarship – Coming up this fall, high school seniors and freshman can apply for $2,500 college scholarships. Learn more at

What is CHET?  CHET is Connecticut’s 529 college savings plan. CHET offers tax advantages, including tax-free growth and withdrawals, and a CT state income tax deduction.  A CHET account can be opened with as little as $25, and family members and friends can help contribute. To read about all of CHET’s activity in the community, and to learn more about the plan, visit us online at or call 888-799-2438.

CHET 529 College Savings Program is a Sponsor of The Palace Stamford’s:

Monday, December 7, 2015

Palace Board Member Sheryl Battles Honored at the 2016 Brava Awards!

Let our voices rise in Brava for 11 outstanding women being honored by the YWCA. In a night to be remembered, our very own Sheryl Battles will be recognized for her outstanding leadership, drive and commitment to not only her peers but the community. For representing the core values of the YWCA, Mrs. Battles and ten other women, will be honored for all they have accomplished, and for the impact they have had upon all who they have touched. 

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Celebrate 100 Years of Frank Sinatra with John Pizzarelli at The Palace THIS Friday!

THIS Friday, December 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm, the voice of a generation will be awaken from its slumber in the vocal cadences of John Pizzarelli as he celebrates the life and musical legacy of Frank Sinatra. Having the opportunity to open for one of the legendary singer's last tours, Frank Sinatra would leave a lasting impression upon John in five simple words, "Eat something, you look terrible". The rest is, as they say, history.

Gracing the stage of The Palace Theatre in beautiful downtown Stamford, CT. John Pizzarelli will be delighting all with not only the renditions of "Ol Blue Eyes" but of some Christmas classics as well. Having been interviewed by the Daily Voice and the Ct Post  it is of note that stylistically he differs from his counterpart, but still knows how to make every note his own.

Pizzarelli featured in Sunday's edition of The Advocate