Upcoming Concerts: Kenny Chesney, 3 Doors Down, Nels Cline, Biebs

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This week’s big news came out early Monday: Justin Bieber will be performing at the XL Center on July 18.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 14, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.com and at Ticketmaster locations. Seats go for $45, $59.50, $79.50, and $95.

Representatives from the arena said this concert is expected to be one of their most highly demanded events yet. So move fast once 10 a.m. rolls around.

Mohegan Sun this week announced two dates from Kenny Chesney. The pop country superstar brings his ‘No Shoes Nation’ tour to the arena on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23. Tickets for both concerts are on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com for $95 and $125. Let’s hope the Ticketmaster servers don’t crash with the Bieber tour on sale at the same time.

Daughtry and 3 Doors Down will play a co-headlining tour to Mohegan on Sunday, Feb 17. Tickets are on sale next Friday, Dec 21, through Ticketmaster at 10 a.m. for $35. Aranda open the show.

The due of Nels Cline (of Wilco) and Julian Lage will be at Arch Street Tavern on Dec 21, along with Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketfly for $15, or at the door for $20.

Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band is coming to the Calvin Theatre on May 9th along with Felice Brothers. Tickets are $38.50 and $28.50 and on sale this Friday through iheg.com.

Infinity Hall has 9 time Grammy Award winners Asleep At The Wheel playing on May 16 for $40 and $50. Ian Hunter is there Feb 9 for $59 and $72, and Chris Thomas King performs April 7 for $30 and $40. All those concerts are on sale Thursday, Dec 13 through infinityhall.com.

Big Dipper, featuring members of Fountains of Wayne, The Embarrassment, Volcano Suns, and Dumptruck, will be at the Iron Horse on Jan 31. Those tickets are $15 through iheg.com, or $20 at the door.

Mount Moriah and Blessed Feathers will be at Cafe Nine on March 23. Tickets are $8 and can be found at noon on Friday at manicproductions.org.

Coming Up This Week:

Riders on the Storm celebrate Jim Morrison’s birthday at Toad’s Place this Friday.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy celebrate the holiday season at Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den this Friday and Saturday.

Make Do And Mend play ‘Bodies of Water’ at the Space on Saturday, along with Hostage Calm.

Spring Heeled Jack is at BAR’s free Wednesday night concert on Dec 19.





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