Fresh off her high profile performance at Super Bowl 47, Beyonce has announced a new world tour that will be stopping at Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun this August.
Called the “Mrs. Carter Show,” it is her first since 2009′s “I Am…” tour and her first since marrying Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. The tour steps off in Europe April 15 before moving to North America in June. The Mohegan date is Aug. 2, and goes on sale Friday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Tickets cost $85, $119, and $155.
It turns out lots of people were left hangin’ tough when “The Package Tour” with New Kids On The Block, 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men went on sale. To appease the masses, a second date has been added at Mohegan Sun on May 29. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster for $59 and $79.
Mike Nesmith of The Monkees will be at the Iron Horse in Northampton on April 11. Tickets are $55 at the door, or $50 in advance at iheg.com. The show goes on sale Friday.
This Sunday, Feb. 10, Willimantic Records will be celebrating their one year anniversary with an in-house per matinee performance by Damon & Naomi, former members of a band called Galaxie 500. Afterward is a series of avant garde projects, including New Haven’s own Colorguard. The show is free, though donations are strongly encouraged.
The Appleseed Cast will be at The Space along with Caspian on April 11. Tickets are $12. Paper Route will be at the indie venue on May 25 for $10, and Mike Kinsella’s project Owen is there May 3 for $15. All those shows are on sale Friday, Feb. 8, at manicproductions.org.
Infinity Hall has Amy Helm performing on March 29, with tickets at $30 and $45. Fourplay is at the Norfolk venue on May 5 for $70 and $95, and Poor Old Shine plays April 18 for $25 and $35. Tickets are all on sale Feb. 7 at infinityhall.com.
DEBO Band will be at The Iron Horse on May 3 for $12.50. The Makems and Spain Brothers are at the venue the next day, with tickets at $15 in advance. Both shows are on sale at iheg.com.
If you’re still dreaming in digital, Orgy is at the Webster Theatre on March 24. Adrenaline Mob are playing there on March 12. Tickets to both shows are on sale now for $15 at webstertheatre.com.
Coming up this week:
It’s looking more and more like Jeff Mangum fans will be watching spirals of white softly flow this Friday. Right now there are no plans to cancel his sold out show at Hartford’s Union Station, though everyone is advised to drive carefully. Any updates will likely be posted at manicproductions.org.
There’s two big hardcore shows this weekend to benefit Sandy Hook victims. Make Do And Mend, Misery Signals, and The World Is A Beautiful Place… are at the El N Gee Friday night, and With Honor, My Heart To Joy, and Hostage Calm are at the Wallingford Hungarian Hall on Saturday.
Jukebox the Ghost are at Arch Street Tavern on Thursday, while up in Norfolk IBIS and Forward Motion are playing Infinity Hall’s New and Emerging artists show.
Monday has Aesop Rock at Toad’s Place, and WHY? at The Space.