Every year for two weekend days in September, A Taste of Greater Danbury, the City's super-sized food fest draws a 15,000-strong crowd, hungry for a smorgasbord of menu and music. This year's summer festival cherry-on-the-top, hosted by CityCenter Danbury, will be held on Saturday, September 6th, noon to 10:00pm, and Sunday, September 7th, noon to 7:00pm on the CityCenter Green (at Ives Street). This year the "taste" is better than ever with more than 20 food vendors and... Blood Sweat & Tears.
You can grab a bite from Danbury Deli & Market, El Sabor Ecuatoriano,Green Island Chicken, The Ice Cream Guy, Mango Tree, Nick's Restaurant, Two Steps Downtown Grille, and/or Weenie Lynn's, all Danbury purveyors; Ridgefield's Odeen's BBQ;Thai Awesome of Hamden; New Milford's Primo's Deli; Newtown's Romy's BBQ; and more.
Then, on Saturday night, listen to the sounds of Blood Sweat & Tears, featuring Bo Bice, playing the hits that started BS&T's meteoric rise and complicated jazz riffs that audiences appreciate worldwide with standing ovations nightly. Emily Elbert, listed on the Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter Top Ten, takes center stage with her strong melodies, straight-to-the-heart vocals, and intricate guitar work, fusing old-school R & B styles with progressive influence and insight. That's not all. In two days, you'll taste a world jam-packed from slice to song, crafts to cannoli, funnel cake to... fun.