New Concerts: Jimmy Buffett, The Scorpions, Marc Anthony, Gov’t Mule, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne

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The Scorpions rock you like a hurricane July 9 at Mohegan Sun. (Photo by Marc Theis)

Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band performs June 26 at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Friday, April 27, at 10 a.m. for $185 and $135. Veteran German hard-rock band the Scorpions is there July 9; tickets go on sale Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. for $40. Marc Anthony, singer and songwriter Marco Antonio Solis and pop singer Chayanne bring their “Gigantes” tour Aug. 9 to Mohegan; tickets go on sale Thursday, April 26, at 10 a.m. for $155 and $125. Tickets are available via

Willie Nelson performs June 18 at the Shubert Theater in New Haven; tickets go on sale Friday, April 27, at 10 a.m. for $100, $78, $68 and $58. Tickets are available via

Gov’t Mule performs with moe. June 24 on the new Festival Stage at Comcast Theatre in Hartford; tickets go on sale Friday, April 27, at 10 a.m. for $32.50. Five Finger Death Punch is there Aug. 15 with western Massachuetts band Killswitch Engage, Trivium, Pop Evil, Emmure and God Forbid; tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for $33.50. Tickets are available via

Jackson Browne brings his acoustic tour with Sara Watkins Aug. 1 to Mountain Park in Holyoke; tickets go on sale May 4 for $76, $56 and $46, via

O.A.R. has postponed a show at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton scheduled for Friday, April 27, to Sept. 7, citing a family medical emergency. All tickets will be honored, and refunds are available if you can’t make the new date.

Ingrid Michaelson performs July 26 at Toad’s Place in New Haven; tickets go on sale Friday, April 27, at noon for $22.50 via

Speaking of Willie Nelson, his son, Lukas Nelson, performs with his band the Promise of Real, May 25 at Arch Street Tavern in Hartford; tickets are $12 and $10.

7Horse performs June 7 at Infinity Music Hall in Norfolk; tickets go on sale Thursday, April 26, for $35 and $25. Donna the Buffalo returns June 17; tickets are $50 and $35. Local jam band the McLovins are there June 30; tickets are $35 and $20. Leon Redbone is back Aug. 26; tickets are $45 and $35. Tickets are available via

Sounds like a Rolling Stones tribute group, but the Steel Wheels is actually an old-timey blues/bluesgrass/folk act with a bunch of local shows coming up: May 18 at Holcomb Farm in Granby (tickets: $20 via, June 8 at Bridge Street Live in Canton (tickets: $25 and $15 via, and June 10 at Café Nine in New Haven (tickets: $10 via The band also comes back to Café Nine Nov. 16 and Bridge Street Live Nov. 17.

Chris Smither also performs at Bridge Street Live with a show Aug. 10; tickets are $32 and $22. Kelly Joe Phelps is there Sept. 13; tickets are $27 and $17. Charlie Hunter plays Oct. 20; tickets are $27 and $17. Suzy Boggus is there Oct. 25; tickets are $45 and $35. Patty Larkin headlines Nov. 3; tickets are $35 and $25.

Folk group Molasses Creek performs Thursday, April 26, at 8 p.m. at South Congregational Church in Granby; tickets are $15 at the door.


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