New Concerts: Van Halen, Stevie Nicks, Jason Aldean, John Tesh

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David Lee Roth shows his flexibility Saturday when Van Halen performed at Mohegan Sun. The band returns July 7. (Nick Caito/

Rejoice, Van Halen fans, for the band kicks off the second leg of its “A Different Kind of Truth” tour July 7 at Mohegan Sun. Ky-Mani Marley opens. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. for $135 and $110. Stevie Nicks is there July 12; tickets go on sale Friday, April 20, at 10 a.m. for $59 and $39. Tickets are available via

Country singer Jason Aldean performs with Luke Bryan July 13 at Comcast Theatre in Hartford; tickets go on sale Friday, April 20, for $73.50 for reserved seats and $40.75 for the lawn, including services fees. Tickets are available via

MGM Grand at Foxwoods has finally gotten around to setting ticket prices for Fiona Apple’s performance there June 22, and what do you know: at $50, $40 and $30, they’re right in line with prices for her performances June 23 in Holyoke and June 29 in Danbury. Tickets for all three shows go on sale Friday, April 20, at 10 a.m.

Levon Helm’s performance Friday, April 20, at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton has been canceled. Helm’s family says the drummer is in the “final stages” of his battle with cancer. Refunds available at point of purchase.

John Tesh performs May 10 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury; tickets are $65, $45 and $35 via

Sam Adams’ performance at Toad’s Place in New Haven Tuesday, April 24, has been canceled. Refunds available at point of purchase. Jadakiss (or at least the Official Jadakiss Birthday Bash) is there May 24; tickets are $30 via

Ronnie Spector plays a local gig May 19 at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield; tickets are $42. Collective Soul is there May 22; tickets are $75. Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk plays May 31; tickets are $35. Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham performs a solo show June 6; tickets are $85. Shawn Colvin headlines June 22; tickets are $50. Tickets are available via

The Kentucky Headhunters perform June 21 at Infinity Music Hall; tickets go on sale Thursday, April 19, for $60 and $45, via

Colin Hay performs May 2 at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook; tickets are $35 via

“American Idol” also-ran Casey James performs April 29 at Cadillac Ranch in Southington; tickets are $5.

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