Summer Rocks at The Ridgefield Playhouse: Southern Avenue, Jon Anderson of YES, Jessie's Girl and MORE!

It's the summer of ROCK at The Ridgefield Playhouse! Grab a few friends (and tickets) and enjoy live music close to home!

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022 @ 8PM
A Night of Blues, Brews and BBQ! Joins us for a beer tasting and a pre-show BBQ courtesy of BMW of Ridgefield, for all ticket holders - followed by an electrifying performance by GRAMMY Nominated, Blues Music Award Winners Southern Avenue!
Bandsintown Emerging Artist
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2022 @ 7PM
Close to the Edge 50th Anniversary Tour
7PM - Paul Green Rock Academy
8PM - Jon Anderson with Paul Green Rock Academy
Hear Close to the Edge played in its entirety along with other classics – “Long Distance Runaround,” “Roundabout” and a few surprises!
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022 @ 8PM
Dig out your Jordache jeans, leg-warmers, and extra-large bottle of Aqua Net and get ready to dance the night away as we travel back to the 1980’s with hits by Prince, Madonna, Duran Duran, Whitney Houston, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, J. Geils Band, Soft Cell, The Police and many more! Capture the fun with a photo at the Caicara Photo Booth! 
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2022 @ 7:30PM
Voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” (Music Radar Magazine)! VIP MEET & GREET TICKETS AVAILABLE!
Before the show, Jordan Rudess will host a MASTERCLASS, giving musicians and fans a rare opportunity to learn firsthand from one of the greatest keyboardists in rock history! Upgrade your tickets to include this once in a lifetime experience!
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022 @ 7:30PM
Five For Fighting and The Verve Pipe are teaming up for one night only to bring their hits to The Ridgefield Playhouse! Five for Fighting, best known for the GRAMMY Award-nominated song “Superman (It’s Not Easy)” and the sentimental smash hit, “100 Years,” Five for Fighting has sold more than 2.5 million albums. 
068 Magazine Singer Songwriter Series
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022 @ 8PM
Back after another sold-out show, Arrival returns to The Playhouse with a night of ABBA’s greatest hits: “Dancing Queen,” “SOS,” “Knowing Me, Knowing You,” “Fernando,” Mamma Mia” and more! Arrival is the only touring band sanctioned by ABBA, featuring original musicians who tour with the band and authentic costumes from those tours!
World Music Series
Sponsored by The Ridgefield Press 
With support from Beam Suntory and Westy Self Storage
SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022 @ 8PM
The High Kings play 13 instruments between them creating the unique sound and atmosphere that they still showcase to this day. This was confirmed when their self-titled debut album reached #2 on the world Billboard Music chart. 
World Music Series
SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022 @ 4PM
Summer of Love Concert isn’t just a concert, it’s a Rock Festival on Stage, celebrating the Classic Rock & Soul of the 60’s and 70’s, the Music of the Woodstock Generation! You’ll hear your favorites from artists like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dylan, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and more!
MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2022 @ 7:30PM
Making his return to The Ridgefield Playhouse after three previous packed performances, Chris Isaak is a GRAMMY nominated recording artist, songwriter and actor with 30+ years of success under his belt. Since breaking through with the smash hit “Wicked Game,” Isaak has diligently served as “rockabilly’s greatest modern ambassador” (Rolling Stone). 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2022 @ 7:30PM
Best known for his 1970s hits “Lido Shuffle,” “Lowdown,” and others, GRAMMY Award-winner Boz Scaggs returns to The Playhouse for a 6th time! Tickets are going fast - get yours now!
Sponsored by Happy Art Chick and Cool Chick Leggings
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022 @ 8PM
With more than 20 million records sold worldwide, 22 Top 40 Hits, five #1 hits and 6 GRAMMY Awards their classic songs include: “Up, Up, and Away,” “One Less Bell to Answer,” “Last Night I Didn’t Get to Sleep At All,” “Wedding Bell Blues,” “Stoned Soul Picnic,” and the iconic “Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In.”
Belew’s storied career has also included extensive touring with artists like David Bowie, Frank Zappa and Talking Heads. As a session musician he has played on legendary albums like Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors and Paul Simon’s Graceland, and he has released 18 studio albums of his own. Don’t miss this rare, special evening, with one of the most prolific progressive guitarists of all time!
TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2022 @ 7:30PM
Their success includes a collaboration with Emmylou Harris, a tour with Al Green, shared performances with Brandi Carlile, and Elvis Costello, a gig at their first Jazz Fest in 2018 (with a return invite for an opening night headline in 2019), a performance at the 2020 GRAMMYs, the 2020 ACM Awards ceremony, The Rose Parade, “The Today Show,” and “Austin City Limits.”
Bandsintown Emerging Artist
Mountain Dew Country and Bluegrass Series
 For more than 20 years the band has performed bluegrass with rock & roll spirit, carrying on the tradition of improvisational, genre-spanning music made famous by the Grateful Dead. Now these festival favorites are hitting the road this summer touring in support of their latest album “All For The Song.”
Mountain Dew Country and Bluegrass Series
Head to the Ridgefield Playhouse website to purchase tickets!


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