Coming off their Grammy Award wins, fun. will be at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Sept. 28 for the tail end of their tour. Teagan and Sara open. Tickets are on sale now for $40 through Ticketmaster.
This summer Manic Productions is bringing two more well known Northampton artists down I-91 for shows in Connecticut.
Dinosaur Jr. will be shredding up Arch Street Tavern in Hartford on June 6. The show is $28 in advance, and $30 at the door. Black Francis, also known as Frank Black of The Pixies, is booked at the newly inaugurated Spaceland Ballroom in Hamden on May 15. The show is 21 and over, and tickets are $20. Both shows are on sale Friday at noon at manicproductions.org.
Mountain Park in Holyoke have made their first concert announcement of the 2013 season: Chicago. They perform June 21, with tickets on sale Friday for $46, $56, and $76 via iheg.com.
Matchbox 20 just played at Mohegan Sun two weeks ago, and have already booked another gig for August 13 with Goo Goo Dolls. Tickets are on sale Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m. for $49 and $69 at ticketmaster.com.
The casino will be hosting a big return to 90′s radio rock, with Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, Guster, and Bothby Graffoe on July 19. Tickets are on sale this Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for $38.
Heart play Mohegan Sun on July 4, with Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. Tickets are on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for $35.
With a rebel yell, Billy Idol will perform at the MGM Grand Theater on June 1. Tickets are on sale Friday at 10 a.m. from $40-$60 at foxwoods.com.
Living Colour play StageOne at Fairfield Theatre on April 20 for their 25th anniversary tour. Tickets are on sale now for $45 at fairfieldtheatre.org.
New Found Glory will be at Toad’s Place on May 18 for the 10th anniversary of their major label debut, “Stick And Stones,” and will play the album in its entirety. Tickets are on sale now at toadsplace.com for $19.
Infinity Hall has former Kinks frontman Dave Davies playing on May 31. Tickets are $50 and $70. The Burrito Brothers play there May 18 for $39 and $59, Indigenous plays May 15 for $25 and $40, and Rusted Root plays shows on June 27 and 28 for $49 and $69. Tickets go on sale this Thursday at infinityhall.com.
The Calvin Theatre has Kris Kristofferson performing on may 12. Tickets are on sale Friday for $45 and $55. The Iron Horse has Caravan of Thieves playing May 10 for $12.50, Gary Louris of The Jayhawks on June 2 for $22.50, and Seth Glier on Oct. 5 for $12.50. Tickets to those shows are available at iheg.com.
Coming up this week:
This Friday has The Mountain movers, Landing, and Human Pontiac at Cafe Nine.
Kenny Chesney is at Mohegan Friday and Saturday, and Foghat is at the Wolf Den Saturday night.
Orgy is at the Webster Theatre on Sunday night. Parenthetical Girls will be at The Outer Space, and Sully Erna of Godsmack is at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
P!nk plays Mohegan Sun next Wednesday, March 27, while GZA is at Pearl Street in Northampton.