Sarah LeMieux  is a torch heartbreaker whose original quintet won the "Best Jazz" category in the Connecticut Music Awards three years in a row (2016, 2015, 2014). She has performed with drummer Andy Chatfield since July 2015, covering entire albums by Led Zeppelin (I, II, III, Physical Graffiti, and Presence) and The Beatles (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Abbey Road) as well as subbing on vocals and guitar with "New England's #1 '80s Band" The Future Heavies in 2017.  They have also performed original music in the Castlefield Trio since March 2017, and recorded the quartet album Jazz for the End of the World released in March 2020. 


Previous events

All-Campus Tent Party

 — (EDT, UTC-04) — (EDT, UTC-04)

Andrus Field, 55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut

Celebrate with classmates, graduating seniors, and families as part of Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend - all are welcome! Hear the best pop, rock, and soul music from the ‘70s, '80s, and '90s in one night under the tent on Andrus Field with a ten-piece all-star band featuring members from both "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis.” The group is led by drummer Andrew Chatfield MALS '19 and includes lead vocalists Alice-Anne, Wendy Berry, and Sarah LeMieux, saxophonist and guitarist Dustin Kreidler, bassist Derek Monahan, lead guitarist Aaron Read, keyboard player David Lovelace, percussionist Brendan LeMieux, and Chris Barrett on trumpet and percussion.

The performance will be followed by DJ set by Mario Torres. A cash bar will be available (cash or Venmo).

For more information about Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend please visit

A seven-piece all-star band featuring members of "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis" previously performed the best pop and rock music from both the '80s and '90s at the All-Campus Tent Party in May 2022. Watch videos from that performance on YouTube:

Since 2007, the All-Campus Tent Party has featured performances by Kinky Spigot and the Welders, The Famous, mamarazzi, The Rooks, and Illegalize; as well as sets by DJ Smokey, DJ Russian Bear, and DJ Van Vader.

Sarah LeMieux's "Jazz for the End of the World" will perform a free concert as part of the 20th season of the Hartford Public Library's highly-popular Baby Grand Jazz Series, which since 2004 has featured a spectacular lineup of sixteen of the best jazz music groups in the region, who are selected for their innovation, musicality, performance quality, and cultural tradition. The concert will take place in person in Center Church (also known as The First Church of Christ/United Church of Christ). The concert will also be livestreamed to Facebook and YouTube. Seating is first come, first seated, starting at 2pm. No registration required.

The group will feature Sarah LeMieux on vocals, guitar, and composition; Evan Green on piano, Matt Dwonszyk on bass, and Andy Chatfield on drums.

The series is made possible with support from presenting sponsor The Kaman Foundation with special thanks to longtime partners The Hartford Jazz Society and WWUH 91.3 FM. Hartford Public Access films and broadcasts the performances.

For directions to the venue, please visit

For more information about the series, please visit

Read the announcement in The Hartford Courant: "Hartford Public Library reveals slate for 2023 Baby Grand Jazz series"

Join this event on Facebook:

Contact us