The Axe Festival & Bridge Street Live Anniversary Benefit, Oct. 1 in Collinsville

The Axe Festival, Oct. 1, 12-5 p.m., $25-$35, and One-Year Anniversary Concert with Ronnie Spector and Friends, Oct. 1, 8 p.m., $50-$100, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge Street, Collinsville, (860) 693-9762,


Collinsville's Bridge Street Live hosts two noteworthy musical happenings on the same day: from 12-5 p.m., head over for sets by The Legendary Gary Higgins, Peter Case, Brother Josephus & The Love Revival Revolution Orchestra and Elephant Revival at the Axe Festival (Collinsville was once a huge producer of axes). At 8 p.m., legendary siren Ronnie Spector (pictured) helps the club celebrate its one-year anniversary and to raise some money for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). She's joined by a bunch of top-shelf musicians, including John Cafferty (of Beaver Brown Band fame). 


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