A revamped lineup of British metal outfit Judas Priest plays Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on Saturday Oct. 11 at 8 p.m., as part of their Redeemer of Souls Tour. (Singer Rob Halford, guitarist Glenn Tipton and bassist Hill are the only members remaining from the classic quintet.) Tickets ($55, $75) go on sale this Friday, July 11 at 10 a.m. through foxwoods.com.
The Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival, featuring Godsmack, Skillet, Pop Evil, These Raven Skies and Tattered, heads to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets ($41) go on sale this Friday, July 11 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
The Wailers ($45, $65) deliver reggae to Infinity Hall in Norfolk on Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Country artist Carlene Carter ($34, $49) heads to Norfolk on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m., followed by guitarist Doyle Bramhall and his band ($34-$44) on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Head to infinityhall.com for tickets and more information.
Kishi Bashi ($12-$14) plays the Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. Singer-songwriter Diane Cluck ($10) heads to the Outer Space on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. California rockers Whirr ($10-$12) hit the Space in Hamden on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m., with Cloakroom supporting; tickets go on sale this Friday, July 11 at noon through manicproductions.org. Betty Who ($15) hits the Space on Friday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. Visit manicproductions.org for more information.
Cricket Tell the Weather and Front Country ($8) team up at Cafe Nine in New Haven on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m., followed by Yarn ($12-$15) on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. Head to cafenine.com for tickets and information.
Connecticut legends Max Creek ($17.50-$22) perform at the Stafford Palace Theater in Stafford Springs on Friday, July 18 at 8:30 p.m. with Cabinet opening, followed pop-metal band Extreme ($30-$35) on Saturday, July 19 at 8:30 p.m., with Charlie Farren supporting. Melvin Seals and the JGB (for “Jerry Garcia Band,” $23.50-$27.50) head to the Palace on Thursday, July 24 at 8 p.m., with Acoustically Speaking opening. Doyle ($21-$25), the solo project of ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, plays the Palace on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m. Black rock pioneers Living Colour ($30-$35) hit the Palace on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Visit thestaffordpalacetheater.com for tickets and more info.
Old-school country singer Sturgill Simpson ($12.50-$15) is booked to play the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. Vermont-based singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell ($17.50-$20) plays the Iron Horse on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Visit iheg.com for tickets and information.
Classic hairband Skid Row ($18-$20) rocks the Webster Theater in Hartford on Saturday, Aug. 16. The Carnival of Death Tour ($22-$25), featuring Suffocation, Kataklysm, Jungle Rot, Pyrexia and Internal Bleeding, follows on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. New Politics ($18-$20) heads to the Webster on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m., with Bad Suns and Some Kind Of Wonderful opening. Head to webstertheater.com to buy tickets.