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ZZ Top Cancels Big E Appearance

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ZZ Top in 2008. (Wikimedia Commons Photo.)

ZZ Top has canceled their Sept. 26 performance at the Big E in West Springfield, according to a press release.

Bassist Dusty Hill’s recent injury has meant the blues-rock trio has had to cancel a number of shows, including one earlier this month with Jeff Beck at Foxwoods. All tickets to the Big E concert will be refunded in full.

Upcoming Concerts: Jason Derulo, Diana Krall, Dillon Francis

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Jason Derulo performs at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Oct. 26. (Gabriel Encinas Photo.)

Jason Derulo performs at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Oct. 26. (Gabriel Encinas Photo.)

After big overseas tours and stateside opening stints with Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas, singer-songwriter Jason Derulo launches his first U.S. headlining tour in October, which includes a stop at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($35) go on sale this Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. through oakdale.com or ticketmaster.com. Becky G and Wallpaper are booked as the opening acts. Continue reading

Primus and the Chocolate Factory Coming to Waterbury

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Primus and the Chocolate Factory arrives in Waterbury on Oct. 28.

Primus and the Chocolate Factory arrives in Waterbury on Oct. 28.

The original lineup of Primus — bassist/vocalist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde and drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander, who had open heart surgery only a week ago — are booked for a gig at Waterbury’s Palace Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 28, according to manicproductions.org. Continue reading