In March of 2021, I wrote an article about how the Charles Ives Authority for the Performing Arts, known as the Ives Concert Park, was in deep financial trouble. 

Back then, a Danbury City Council ad hoc committee voted to extend the Ives authority for one more year, hoping the city could brainstorm a solution to get the park up and running successfully.

Now let's fast forward to November 2021, when Western CT State University is eyeing the park so that students can use it for their own performances, according to artstribune.com. Currently, there are no plans to bring back big music acts to the outdoor venue. However, University officials have expressed interest in acquiring the property and making improvements to the school.

According to WestfairOnline Fairfield Business Journal, WestConn spokesperson Paul Steinmetz  noted that if the university “If the university takes possession of that acre, it will make it easier for us to plan future improvements,”

While we wait and see how WCSU will respond to partial ownership of the Ives Concert Park property, let's take a look back at some of the outstanding shows we've experienced at the Ives Concert Park.

The Charles Ives Center for the Arts - The Ives Concert Park - Danbury, CT

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