No matter what was happening in his tumultuous personal life, the Godfather of Soul put on a memorable show when he performed in Connecticut. Continue reading
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
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.
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.
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
It’ll be like days of future past in March, when ’60s prog-rockers the Moody Blues return to the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford. Continue reading
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