Super-talented singer-songwriter Angel Olsen ($10-$12) heads to Cafe Nine in New Haven on Saturday, May 10 at 9 p.m. L.A. popsters the Mowgli’s ($15) arrive at the Space in Hamden for a show on Friday, April 18 at 8 p.m., with MisterWives supporting. Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s ($13-$15) play the Space on Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m., with Empires and Kate Myers opening. Comedian Neil Hamburger ($15) appears at Hamden’s Spaceland Ballroom on Saturday, April 26 at 9 p.m., with Major Entertainer Mike H. warming up the crowd. Tickets to all four shows go on sale this Friday, Feb. 7 at noon; visit manicproductions.org.
Preternaturally gifted country star Hunter Hayes‘ new We’re Not Invisible Tour, which commences primary ignition this March, includes a Mohegan Sun Arena date: Saturday, May 3.
The name of the tour comes from Hayes’ new album, “Invisible,” which drops this spring, and its first single, an anti-bullying anthem Hayes recently performed at the Grammys that is currently riding high on the charts. Tickets ($35-$45) for Hayes go on sale this Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
Columbus, Ohio-based indie rockers twenty | one | pilots ($22) head to the Dome at Oakdale (not the big theater, but rather the more intimate, excellent-sounding lobby) on Sunday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests NONONO and Hunter Hunted. Tickets are available through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000 beginning this Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m.
Roots-rock septet Old Crow Medicine Show ($39.50-$45) heads to New Haven’s Shubert Theater on Thursday, March 6 at 8 p.m., with Texas duo Carrie Rodriguez & Luke Jacobs opening. Ex-Crowded House frontman Neil Finn ($38-$58) plays the Shubert Theater on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m., with Texan psych-rockers Midlake performing an acoustic set to start. Sera Cahoone ($10) plays Cafe Nine on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 8:30 p.m., with Toy Soldiers and the Lawsuits in support. Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Xenia Rubinos ($10) heads to Cafe Nine on Saturday, March 15 at 9:30 p.m. Deerhoof ($15), propelled by the ridiculous drumming of Greg Saunier, visits the Space in Hamden on Thursday, May 1 at 8 p.m., with Awkwafina and Celestial Shore opening. Head to manicproductions.org for tickets and information on all shows.
Blues shouter Dana Fuchs ($15), who stole scenes in the Beatles tribute film “Across The Universe,” brings her excellent band to Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford on Friday, Feb. 28. Visit blackeyedsallys.com for tickets and information. Sally Barris ($12-$15) plays her own style of folk-country at Hamden’s Outer Space on Sunday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m., with Kristen Graves opening. Visit theouterspace.net for tickets and information.
Joan Osborne ($60-$75) unplugs at Norfolk’s Infinity Hall on Friday, April 25 at 8 p.m. Big Eyed Phish ($34-$49), a tribute to the music of the Dave Matthews Band, heads to Infinity on Saturday, May 24 at 8 p.m. CT band-on-the-rise Poor Old Shine ($25-$35) brings its brand of Americana to Norfolk on Friday, March 28 at 8 p.m. with special guests Wise Old Moon and the Zolla Boys supporting. Buy tickets to all three shows at infinityhall.com or by calling 866-666-6306.
Spirit Family Reunion has been added to the Carolina Chocolate Drops show at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton on Friday, April 11. Unsurpassed Beatles tribute the Fab Faux ($25-$85) celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Meet The Beatles” at the Calvin on Friday, April 25. Visit the box office at 76 Main St. in Northampton for tickets, call 413-586-8686 or purchase them online at iheg.com.
Maine hip-hop artist Spose ($10-$13) heads to the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Saturday, March 8 at 10 p.m. Legendary singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III ($25-$30) plays the Iron Horse on Saturday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Ex-Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty ($20-$25) brings his Question Jar Show to the Iron Horse on Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m., followed by Luka Bloom ($17.50-$20) on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley ($20-$25) plays the Iron Horse on Tuesday, June 3 at 7 p.m. Get tickets by visiting the box office at 76 Main St., Northampton, calling 413-586-8686 or heading to iheg.com