Upcoming Concerts: Arcade Fire, Young the Giant, Shpongle

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Arcade Fire plays Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena on March 18. (Promotional Photo.)

Arcade Fire plays Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena on March 18. (Promotional Photo.)

After an extended “Saturday Night Live” appearance in September, Arcade Fire released “Reflektor,” a double-album co-produced by LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, last month. And there was (mostly) rejoicing.

One thing they didn’t release: a tour schedule. That changed last week, when the Montreal collective posted a slew of 2014 dates on their website. They’ll stop at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($30.50-$70.50) go on sale this Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com, at the arena box office or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

Young the Giant plays the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on March 4. (Promotional Photo.)

Young the Giant plays the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on March 4. (Promotional Photo.)

SoCal indie rockers Young the Giant’s new single, “It’s About Time,” is currently climbing the alternative charts, and a new album, “Mind Over Matter,” is slated for a January release. They’ll hit the road this spring, including a stop at The Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on March 4 at 8 p.m.; Vance Joy opens. Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin heads to the Dome on Saturday, February 8 at 8 p.m. GA tickets for both shows ($25 each) go on sale this Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

The Southern Soul Assembly Tour ($35-$55), featuring ringers J.J. Grey, Marc Broussard, Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson, reaches the Fairfield Theatre Company’s Norwalk Concert Hall in Norwalk on Wednesday, April 9. Visit fairfieldtheatre.org or call 203-259-1036 for tickets.

The Southern Soul Assembly Tour hits Norwalk on April 9. (Promotional Photo.)

The Southern Soul Assembly Tour hits Norwalk on April 9. (Promotional Photo.)

Brooklyn, N.Y. synth-pop guru Brothertiger (John Jagos) plays a free show at BAR in New Haven on Wednesday, January 1 at 10 p.m., followed by dance-punk quartet Black Taxi on Wednesday, January 15 at 10 p.m. Roots-rock outfit Spirit Family Reunion plays Cafe Nine in New Haven on Thursday, January 30 at 9 p.m; tickets ($12-$15) go on sale this Friday, November 22 at noon through manicproductions.org.

British electro-psych duo Shpongle’s Museum of Consciousness Tour rolls into Toad’s Place in New Haven on Wednesday, April 2 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets ($22-$25) go on sale this Saturday, November 23; visit toadsplace.com. Sizzla’s November 30 date at Toad’s has been cancelled; refunds are available at point of purchase.

Spirit Family Reunion plays Cafe Nine in New Haven on January 30. (Michael D. Spencer Photo.)

Spirit Family Reunion plays Cafe Nine in New Haven on January 30. (Michael D. Spencer Photo.)

Metalheads In This Moment ($22-$25) head to the Webster Theater in Hartford on Saturday, January 18 at 6 p.m. Death Before Dishonor ($12-$14, on sale Friday, November 22) invades the Webster on Sunday, January 26 at 6 p.m. Grab advance tickets at the box office, online at tickets.com or by calling 800-477-6849.

Kelly Joe Phelps ($15-$18) plays the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Sunday, February 23 at 7 p.m. C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band ($12.50-$15) follow on Thursday, February 27 at 7 p.m. Tickets to both shows are available at iheg.com.

Infinity Hall in Norfolk hosts Bad Medicine: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Experience ($34, $49) on Friday, December 27 at 8 p.m. 2009 American Idol winner Kris Allen ($27, $39) performs in Norfolk on Thursday, February 13 at 8 p.m. 8 p.m. Taj Mahal ($80, $110) returns to the Infinity Hall stage on Sunday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell ($35, $50) follow on Friday, March 21 at 8 p.m. Call 866-666-6306 or visit infinityhall.com for tickets.

Bridge Street Live in Collinsville welcomes Karla Bonoff ($35, $45) on Sunday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. and Guy Davis ($17, $27) on Friday, April 18 at 8 p.m. Visit 41bridgestreet.com for tickets.

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