Upcoming Concerts: DMB, GZA, Son Volt, Alkaline Trio

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Dave Matthews Band plays two shows at Hartford's Comcast Theatre in June. (Handout photo)

Dave Matthews Band plays two shows at Hartford’s Comcast Theatre in June. (Handout photo)

Get psyched all you Dave heads, pretty soon it’ll be that time of year again.

Dave Matthews Band has announced dates on this summer’s tour, which includes two performances at Hartford’s Comcast Theatre, June 7 and 8. Tickets range from $40.50 to $75.

The DMB Warehouse Fan Association has  a presale starting this Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. A presale for Citi card holders starts Monday, March 18 at noon. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 22, at 10 am. through Live Nation.

If you haven’t heard the news, Lady Gaga’s tour, including a March 3 performance at Mohegan Sun has been canceled. Tickets bought by credit card will be automatically refunded, or refunds are available at point of purchase.
John Corbett and his Band have postponed their Feb. 26 show at the Iron Horse. A new date has not been announced yet.

GZA / Genius of the Wu-Tang Clan will be at Pearl Street. (Fergus McDonald / Getty Images)

GZA / Genius of the Wu-Tang Clan will be at Pearl Street. (Fergus McDonald / Getty Images)

Sharpen those liquid swords, GZA/Genius of the Wu Tang Clan is at Pearl Street in Northampton on March 27. Tickets are $20 in advance through iheg.com or $23 at the door.

Son Volt is at Pearl Street on June 12, with tickets at $20 in advance. Amanda Palmer is playing the Calvin Theatre on April 5, with tickets at $27.50. Both shows go on sale Friday through iheg.com.

New Kids On The Block, 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men must really like Mohegan. They are now playing a third date, May 28, which is on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for $59 and $79.

Alkaline Trio are playing at Toad’s Place on May 19. Tickets go for $21 at the door, or $18 in advance at toadsplace.com starting Friday at noon.

Japanese psych rock destroyers Acid Mothers Temple are at Cafe Nine on April 20. Tickets are $15 at the door, or $12 through manicproductions.org.

Keyshia Cole is coming to the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford (Handout Photo)

Keyshia Cole is coming to the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford (Handout Photo)

Keyshia Cole is bringing her Woman to Woman Tour to the Oakdale Theatre on April 5. Tickets are from $35 to $75. Country artist Gary Allan is at the Wallingford venue March 30 for #38.50. Both concerts go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

Infinity Hall has Shemekia Copeland performing March 17 for $30 and $45, Tommy Emmanuel June 19 for $55 and $75, and BoDeans Sept. 28 for $55 and $75. All those shows go on sale Thursday, Feb. 21.

American Idol contestant Crystal Bowersox will be at the Palace Theatre in Stafford Springs on March 9. Those tickets are $25 and available now at ticketfly.com.

Coming up this week:

Ben Taylor is playing a sold out show at Infinity Hall on Friday. No worries if you don’t have tickets, it’s being recorded live for CPTV.

Friday night has Maroon 5 at the Mohegan Sun Arena, and Chubby Checker is at the Wolf Den Saturday night.

Saturday is George Strait’s farewell tour concert at Hartford’s XL Center. Martina McBride is performing too.

Next Wednesday, Feb. 27 has Man Man and Murder By Death at Pearl Street, and on a very different note, Aaron Carter at Toad’s Place.

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