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Upcoming Concerts: Judas Priest, Godsmack, The Wailers

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Judas Priest plays Foxwoods on Oct. 11. (JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Judas Priest plays Foxwoods on Oct. 11. (JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images)

A revamped lineup of British metal outfit Judas Priest plays Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on Saturday Oct. 11 at 8 p.m., as part of their Redeemer of Souls Tour. (Singer Rob Halford, guitarist Glenn Tipton and bassist Hill are the only members remaining from the classic quintet.) Tickets ($55, $75) go on sale this Friday, July 11 at 10 a.m. through foxwoods.com. Continue reading

Jeff Bridges Has a Band Called The Abiders. For Real.

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Jeff Bridges and the Abiders will play two Connecticut dates in September. (Courtesy CO5 Media.)

Jeff Bridges and the Abiders will play two Connecticut dates in September. (Courtesy CO5 Media.)

El Duderino (and Blue Note recording artist) Jeff Bridges brings his group, the Abiders, around to the East Coast for a first-ever tour of these parts, according to a press release. They’ll play two Connecticut shows in September.

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Upcoming Connecticut Concerts: Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Sublime With Rome

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Sublime With Rome heads to the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on Aug. 10. (Paradigm Agency Photo.)

Sublime With Rome heads to the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on Aug. 10. (Paradigm Agency Photo.)

Sublime with Rome – Sublime bass player Eric Wilson’s revamped project with vocalist Rome Ramirez — heads to the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The band played its first big gig in 2009 at Cypress Hill’s annual Smokeout Festival and has since toured extensively. They also released an album, “Yours Truly,” in 2011. GA tickets ($35.50) go on sale starting Friday, May 23 at 10 a.m. through oakdale.com or ticketmaster.com.

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Upcoming Concerts: Drive-By Truckers, Old Crow Medicine Show

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Drive-By Truckers play Toad's Place in New Haven on March 18. (Promotional Photo.)

Drive-By Truckers play Toad’s Place in New Haven on March 18. (Promotional Photo.)

With just over a month to wait until the arrival of Drive-By Truckers’ 12th album, “English Oceans,” it’s not too early to grab tickets for their upcoming show Toad’s Place in New Haven, which happens on Tuesday, March 18 at 8:30 p.m. Continue reading

Upcoming Concerts: The Weeknd, Shawn Colvin, Field Mouse

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The Weeknd joins Justin Timberlake at the XL Center on Nov. 7. (Russell Majik Photo.)

The Weeknd joins Justin Timberlake at the XL Center on Nov. 7. (Russell Majik Photo.)

Canadian R&B stylist The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) will open a string of shows on Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour, including a stop at Hartford’s XL Center this Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m.

The talented 23-year-old released a moody debut album, Kiss Land, this past September and recently wrapped his own 35-show tour. In addition to his Hartford appearance, The Weeknd opens for Timberlake in New York and Los Angeles. Tickets ($48-$178) are still available at xlcenter.com or by visiting livenation.com. Continue reading