In a collision of reality-pop superstars, Maroon 5 will be joining forces with Kelly Clarkson for a tour this fall.
The show will be coming to the Comcast Theatre in Hartford on Saturday, August 31. Tickets are on sale this Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation. Lawn tickets for the concert are $19.50, and seats go for $54, $74, and $93.50.
For a more recent “Idol” connection, Aerosmith will be playing at the MGM Grand Theater on July 10. Tickets are on sale next Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. through foxwoods.com. Prices haven’t been released yet.
Mohegan Sun is tapping into the boy band market with two announcements this week.
Remember the Jonas Brothers? Of course you do. They play the arena July 23, with tickets at $49 and $59, on sale next Saturday, April 13, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Big Time Rush are at the arena July 20. Tickets are $45 and on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
Zac Brown Band will help say goodbye to summer at the Comcast Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 1. Ticketing information wasn’t confirmed as of this writing, but mark down the date.
The first few 2013 summer concerts at Ives Concert Park in Danbury dropped this week: Topping the list is the silken-voiced Tony Bennett. He’ll be at the park Saturday, July 13, with tickets at $86 for seats and $36 on the lawn.
Moe. plays with The Wood Brothers on June 1. Gov’t Mule plays the next day, on June 2. Those concerts are $35 for reserved seats or $20 on the lawn. If both sound good, save a few bucks with special two-day tickets at $50 for seats or $30 on the lawn.
The Summerland Tour stops in on July 19. Everclear tops the bill, which also features Live, Filter, and Sponge. Those tickets are $35 for seats and $20 on the lawn. Bradi Carlile plays on July 20, with tickets at $39.50 or $25 on the lawn.
All those Ives Concert Park shows go on sale this Friday, April 5, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
In Northampton, YES will be continuing their tour of playing The YES Album, Close to the Edge, and Going For The One in their entirety at Mountain Park. The July 27 show is on sale this Friday through iheg.com, with tickets at $35, $55, and $75.
On sale now at iheg.com: Buddy Guy at the Calvin on Aug. 2 for $35-$55, Dessa at Iron Horse on May 6 for $10, The Sun Parade at Iron Horse May 25 for $10, and Youth Lagoon with Majical Cloudz at Pearl Street on May 7 for $13.
Infinity Hall has Arum Rae on May 5 ($10, $15), Della Mae May 30 ($20, $30), Aaron Carter June 30 ($25 and $40), and Dave Mason July 30 ($60, $80). All those shows are on sale Thursday, April 4 at infinityhall.com.
Coming Up This Week:
Trinity College is hosting their International Hip Hop Festival this weekend from April 4 – 7. Dead Prez headlines. For a full rundown and info go to trinityhiphop.com.
Amanda Palmer is at the Calvin Theater on Friday night.
Saturday night has Chelsea Light Moving tearing it up at Arch Street Tavern. Koji and Slingshot Dakota are at The Space Sunday night.
A big weekend at the casinos- MGM Grand has YES on Friday night and Alicia Keys Saturday, while Mohegan has Eric Clapton Friday and Green Day on Saturday.