Cher was apparently never that great at saying goodbye. A decade after the start of her three year long “Farewell” tour, she’s hitting the road again.
The “Dressed To Kill” tour makes a stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena on April 5, 2014, with tickets going for $124.75 and $154.75. They go on sale in two weeks, on Friday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
Down the street in Pequot territory, the MGM Grand Theatre is hosting two major hip hop shows this fall. First up is Nas on Friday, Nov. 1. Tickets go from $48 to $88. The Teflon Don himself Rick Ross will be at the theatre a few weeks later, Nov. 16. Those tickets are $55 and $75, and both shows are on sale now at foxwoods.com.
Lisa Marie Presley makes two area appearances, at the Ridgefield Playhouse Oct. 11 and the Iron Horse in Northampton Nov. 17. The shows are $35 and $25 respectively, with VIP meet and greet packages available for $100 and $125. The shows are on sale now at ridgefieldplayhouse.org and iheg.com.
There are few better ways to celebrate the holiday season than with giant worm puppets and rockers dressed as aliens spraying fake blood. GWAR returns to Toad’s Place on Dec. 28, with $21.50 tickets on sale Friday at noon via toadsplace.com.
King Krule hits The Space on Dec. 3 for $15. Mephiskapheles is at Spaceland Ballroom on Jan. 25 for $12, and The Deep Dark Woods play next door at The Outer Space on Nov. 18 for $10. Those shows are on sale Friday at noon via manicproductions.org.
Anthony Green plays Toad’s on Dec. 12 along with Dave Davison of Maps & Atlases. The Dec. 12 show is on sale now for $15 at toadsplace.com.
The Pearl Street Clubroom has Every Time I Die playing on Dec. 19 ($15), Martin Sexton is at the Calvin Theatre on Jan. 25 ($25, $35), and Les Racquet is at the Iron Horse Oct. 24 ($10). Those shows are on sale through iheg.com.
Phish fans have a place to go after their Oct. 27 show at the XL Center, as Arch Street Tavern hosts an after party featuring Dead Set. Tickets to the 10 p.m. show are $10 at Ticketfly.com.
Hungry Tiger has Connecticut’s own Jay Johnson on Oct. 3 playing throwback songs to his days in Cryer. Tickets are $8 at the door.
Infinity Hall has Marty Stuart on Nov. 7 ($59, $79), Della Mae on Nov. 20 ($20, $30), and Crystal Gayle Dec. 6 ($75, $95). Those shows are on sale Thursday at infinityhall.com.
Coming Up This Week:
It’s a weekend of solid shows at Arch Street Tavern. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion play Friday with Oh, Cassius! opening. Saturday is Blitzen Trapper, and Said The Whale perform Sunday night.
MGM Grand has Steely Dan on Saturday night, and Kid Cudi with Big Sean on Sunday.
Fountains of Wayne are at the Iron Horse Thursday night, and Friday has Shaggy down at Toad’s Place.