Infinity Hall Live CPTV’s New Series of Concerts from Norfolk Welcomes Tim Reynolds and TR3
Premieres Friday, July 29 at 11 p.m. on Connecticut Public Television (CPTV)
HARTFORD, Conn. (July 18, 2011) – Infinity Hall Live, airing Fridays at 11 p.m. on Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), is a new concert series unlike any that the public television network has ever produced, because it has a special connection to the Nutmeg State: Each episode is taped at Infinity Hall, a stunning 19th century music venue located in Norfolk, Connecticut.
The eight-part series showcases a variety of musical genres and styles, from indie rock to folk and country. On Friday, July 29 at 11 p.m. on CPTV, the season continues with a performance by Tim Reynolds and TR3. Reynolds, best known for his collaborations with the Dave Matthews Band, has perfected a unique performance style that has amazed audiences all over the world for more than 35 years.
Born in Germany, Reynolds began playing music at a young age in his parents’ church. Following high school graduation, Reynolds left home and moved to Charlottesville, Virginia where he began playing at local bars. Away from his parents’ strict moral and behavioral instruction, Reynolds was able to experiment, developing his own sound.
After forming the original TR3 in the early ‘90s, Reynolds began touring. Simultaneously, he collaborated with a young Dave Matthews on his early performances and albums. Today, Reynolds continues to tour with the Dave Matthews Band lending his unmatched guitar skill to the group.
Reynolds is accomplished at nearly 30 musical instruments. When his musical mastery is combined with his flawless improvisation and complex riffs, the result is an unforgettable rock performance.
Infinity Hall Live features world-class musicians giving powerful performances in an intimate setting, and viewers are granted front-row seats—without having to leave the comfort of their own homes. Additionally, each episode gives viewers an exclusive peek behind the scenes, complete with artist interviews and a backstage look at concert preparations.
This new CPTV local series combines engaging contemporary artists with the old-fashioned joy of stripped-down, authentic performances. Plus, it showcases enjoy the thrill of seeing a Connecticut landmark brought to rollicking life.
About Infinity Music Hall & Bistro
Built in 1883 in beautiful Norfolk, Connecticut, the recently-renovated 300-seat Infinity Hall is an intimate music, dining and entertainment destination beyond compare, featuring more than 200 music and entertainment shows by national and regional artists annually. The renovated historic building features its original proscenium stage and architectural details with an intimate size that ensures each and every seat provides almost front row entertainment. For more historical background and a complete calendar of events visit infinityhall.com.
About Connecticut Public Television
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network also includes WNPR, an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 220,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show, The Colin McEnroe Show and Where We Live hosted by John Dankosky. CPBN also includes two affiliate channels: CPTV4U, a 24/7 television channel featuring award-winning drama, news and talk programming, concert performances, independent films, nature shows, British comedy and more; and CTSN, Connecticut’s first-ever 24-hour local sports network, covering statewide high school and college sports. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit cptv.org.