Two titans of classic rock announced a co-headlining tour that will bring them to the Oakdale Theatre on Oct. 11.
Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck are going on tour together. Tickets to their Wallingford show are $75 and $49.50, and go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. from Ticketmaster.
The Oakdale will also be welcoming Lee Brice on Oct. 13, with tickets at $25 (or $75 for a special VIP package), and Fitz & The Tantrums play The Dome on Oct. 25 along with Capital Cities with tickets at $30 and $25. Both those shows are also on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
The legendary Elvis Costello is bringing a solo acoustic performance to the Shubert Theatre in New Haven. The show will take place Nov. 8, with tickets priced at $45, $55, and $75. They go on sale next Friday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. He also performs at the Calvin Theater in Northampton Nov. 3, for $55, $65, and $75. That show is on sale Friday at iheg.com.
Blink 182 and Taking Back Sunday have been huge bands in two divergent yet intersecting brands of punk. In one month, they’ll be playing together at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Tickets for the Sept. 8 concert go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster, and go for $49.50 and $69.50.
For more mid 2000’s post hardcore, check out Story of the Year when they play Hartford’s Webster Theatre on Nov. 6. Tickets are $20, and on sale now at webstertheatre.com.
The Webster is also bringing Hinder along with 90’s alt rock hit makers Candlebox on Sept. 25. Tickets go on sale Friday for $25 at webstertheatre.com.
Soul Asylum will be taking their runaway train to the Wolf Den for a free show on Sept. 28.
Willie Nile has two area shows set. The first is at StageOne in Fairfield on Sept. 8. Tickets are $22, and available at fairfieldtheater.com. He follows it up with a performance at Infinity Hall on Sept. 19, for $25 and $35.
Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine play an unplugged set at Infinity Hall on Sept. 27. Tickets are $39 and $59, and on sale Thursday at infinityhall.com.
Pearl Street Clubroom has Tera Melos performing on Oct. 29 along with the hard rocking Fang Island. Tickets are on sale now for $12.50. Lucius play down the street at the Iron Horse on Dec. 3 for $12. Tickets to those shows are on sale at iheg.com.
The Mallett Brothers Band are at Arch Street Tavern on Sept. 20, for $7 in advance through Ticketfly or $10 at the door. The Sea and Cake play Oct. 24 for $15, on sale Friday at noon through manicproductions.org.
Chrome Sparks will be playing at Cafe Nine on Nov. 14, with $8 tickets on sale Friday through manicproductions.org.
Coming Up This Week:
Black Sabbath and Andrew W.K. are at the Mohegan Sun Arena Thursday night. KISS perform on Saturday, and Matchbox Twenty play with Goo Goo Dolls on Tuesday.
Down the street at MGM Grand, Avenged Sevenfold play Friday night, and Saturday is a big night of blues rock with George Thorogood and Buddy Guy.
Explosions In The Sky will fill Toad’s Place with their dreamy, out-of-body-experience-inducing post rock on Friday night.
Ian MacKaye and Amy Farina bring their group The Evens to the New Haven Museum on Monday. Blissful shoegaze rockers Whirr play at the Lipgloss Crisis popup shop at 756 Chapel St. in the Elm City next Wednesday.