The eclectic and powerful music scene in New London has been the topic of study for a small group of UConn Journalism students since late January 2022. They have been researching and reporting on the phenomenon of music in the Whaling City — how music shapes the city and how the city shapes the music scene.
Their reporting led them to make a variety of conclusions. Among these are that music is a great unifier, an economic driver, a vehicle for celebration of patriotism, identity, culture and ethnicity and promotion of social justice causes.
Here are some of their stories, published in print and online by The Day: