Jan 20, 2015
On Saturday January 24th, Dylan will perform at the Amnesty International screening of the documentary "Return to Homs" after a panel discussion featuring prominent Syrian/American activists at De Paul University. The event is at the DePaul University Student Center 2250 N. Sheffiled Ave. Room 314 at 7:30pm.
Dec 31, 2014
Happy 2015 Everyone! Hopefully I will see you at one (or more) of these shows in the early days of the new year. The house concert in Southbury, opening for Scars on 45, is going to be far out, solid, and right on (get your tix ASAP as they are limited). Also, I am thrilled to announce my first show at the NEW Living Room in Brooklyn, opening for Milton as part of his February residency.
Jan 17 @ Stratford Sports Corner- Stratford CT - 10pm (Solo)
Jan. 23 @ Bernard's - Ridgefield, CT - 7:30pm (Private Party)
Jan. 30 @ Tiger's Den - Ridgefield, CT - 8pm (Full Band)
Feb. 7 @ House Concert - Southbury, CT - 6:30 (Solo - opening for Scars on 45)
Feb. 11 @ The Living Room - Brooklyn NY - 7pm (Full Band)
Nov 5, 2014
This November, Dylan is bringing his message and music for Syria to college campuses as part of International Education Week. Check out one of the following events.
11/14 - NYU - Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, Rm 208 6-8pm for details click here
11/19 - University of Rhode Island - Edwards Auditorium - Kingston, RI - 1:00 pm for details click here
11/20 - Sacred Heart University - Red's Campus Bar - 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 5pm for details, click here
Here is the latest article on Dylan's mission to spread awareness on the Syria crisis through music. CLICK HERE to read
Oct 3, 2014
Friday 10/3, Come check out a last minute performance at Oneill's Irish Pub in South Norwalk, CT. Duo with Ryan Parrino (guitarist for Michael Bolton). 10pm-1AM.
Friday 10/10, Dylan is performing for the first time at Euro Lounge: a new alternative club in Black Rock, CT . 9:30 - 12:30. Street address: 2856 Fairfield Ave. in Bridgeport, CT. Solo.
Sep 11, 2014
Sept. 13 - Sails American Grill - Rowayton CT - 9:30pm (with Mark Mollica)
Sept. 19 - Tri-State SAMS Gala at the Chart House - Weehawken NJ - 7:30
Jul 16, 2014
Dylan's Summer Shows:
July 20 @ Westport Fine Arts Festival, Westport CT (1:30pm with full band)
July 25 @ Private Party, Bethel CT
August 11 @ The Horseshoe, Southport CT (8:30 open mic feature solo)
August 15 @ Sails Bar and Grill, Rowayton CT (9:30 trio)
Jun 26, 2014
Dylan is just back from an adventure half way across the world where he acted as a music mentor to Syrian refugee children on the Syrian border with Turkey. He was invited to be a team member of Zeitouna, a mentorship program for displaced Syrian children. With the money that he has raised from sales of Blood Like Fire (Songs for Syria) for the Karam Foundation he was able to purchase and deliver hundreds of musical instruments for the children of al Salam School in Reyhanli, Turkey.
Apr 18, 2014
This Thursday 4/24, Dylan will present his songs and experiences of Syria to students at Sacred Heart University's Schine Auditorium from 7-9pm. The songs from the "Blood Like Fire" EP will provide the framework for an in depth discussion of the situation in Syria. The presentation will include slideshow, video, and Q&A. Dylan will highlight practical ways that students and faculty can act to aid the crisis in and around Syria.
Apr 17, 2014
About a week and a half ago, Robert Downey Jr. (who happens to be Dylan's first cousin) joined twitter and quickly attracted over 1 million followers. Two of his seven tweets have been directed at Dylan and his music for Syria. Here is the link to the latest tweet from Iron Man himself.
Mar 10, 2014
Dylan will perform on Saturday, March 15 at the official rally to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of Syria's Revolution for LIFE, LIBERTY, & DIGNITY FOR ALL. The rally will begin at 11:00 AM in front of the White House in Washington DC. There are free busses from most major cities, and a host of activities and workshops throughout the weekend. For more info click here !Also in the news, there is a feature article in the March issue of Connecticut Magazine about Dylan's new record and his activism for Syria. Read in here
Feb 5, 2014
Connecticut, California, and New York City, Dylan is coming your way in February:
2/7 Redding Roadhouse - Redding, CT
2/14 The Mint - Los Angeles, CA (West Coast CD Release)
2/15 Marriott Marquis, San Diego Marina, CA
2/23 DROM - Manhattan, NY (East Coast CD Release)
2/28 Sarah's Wine Bar - Ridgefield, CT
Jan 22, 2014
Dylan is honored to be the only musical guest at this Amnesty International event for Syria awareness on Sunday 1/26 at the University of Chicago. There will be a panel at 6pm, Dylan performs from 7:30 - 8:00 and then a photo action to show solidarity with the Syrian people. Please come, as this event is open to the public.
Jan 14, 2014
Jan 1, 2014
The worldwide release date for the EP Blood Like Fire (Songs for Syria) is set for Tuesday, January 14. The record will be available in digital and CD formats from Amazon, iTunes, CdBaby, etc.
CD Release Shows in NYC and CT:
Friday January 17 @ Stage One in Fairfield CT - 7:45pm (with Special Guest Omnia Hegazy)
Sunday February 23 @ DROM in NYC - 6:30pm (with Special Guest Omnia Hegazy)
A new article about Dylan's new EP and activism for Syria is running in dozens of online sites like Reuters, The Sacramento Bee, and Broadway World. READ IT HERE.
Dec 3, 2013
On Saturday December 7th, Dylan will perform at the first ever Pace Film Festival at the Pleasantville Campus of Pace University.
*Dylan will do a half hour set starting at 6:30.
861 Bedford Rd.
Pleasantville, NY 10570
On Saturday December 14, Dylan will perform at a fundraising dinner for Syria sponsored by NuDay Syria at the UMassConference Center in Lowell, Mass.
The event is called "Whatever It Takes: Getting Aid to Syria," and is from 6-10pm. Order tickets here!
Saturday December 21, Dylan returns to Sarah's Wine Bar with Mark Mollica from 7:30-10:30
Free Admission, Great food and Wine, and a cozy holiday vibe
Nov 27, 2013
Dylan will release his new EP Blood Like Fire (Songs for Syria) in January 2014 world wide. The songs were all recorded at Trout Recording in Brooklyn, NY with producer Bryce Goggin. All of the songs feature Arabic and English lyrics. All profits from sales of the album will go to help Syrian families in dire need of food, clothes, and education. The track listsing is as follows:
1. Blood Like Fire
2. Feza Feza
3. Weary World
4. Not a Civil War
5. Syria the Healer
The Following painting by Syrian American painter Suhair Sibai graces the cover of the album.
vist www.saatchionline.com/SuhairSibai for more on this incredible artist.
Oct 3, 2013
Dylan is in the Press...Yahoo News and Reuters are running this article about Dylan's activism for Syria.
Dylan launched a new two week long kickstarter campaign on October 2nd so that fans and supporters can participate in the making of his first concept album Blood Like Fire (Songs for Syria). the goal is $6000, and if he does not reach the goal he gets nothing. Check out this link to see all about it.
Saturday night October 5th, Dylan Connor and the Epic Poets are performing at the Redding Roadhouse in Redding CT from 9-12.