Lil Wayne appears to be recovered from his health scare last month, and has announced a tour on his latest album. The rapper performs at the Comcast Theatre on July 31 with T.I. and Future. Seats are $53.75 to $169.75, with lawn tickets at $23.75. Tickets are on sale April 19 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
Last time Weezy performed in Hartford, two of his backup dancers were arrested for allegedly assaulting a waitress. Let’s hope that doesn’t happen again.
Bieber ex Selena Gomez is launching a world tour that brings her to Mohegan Sun on Saturday, Oct. 19. Tickets are $31 to $66, and go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
Ticketing information has been released for the Zac Brown Band concert at the Comcast on Sept. 1. Seats are $61.50, $41.50, and lawn tickets are $31.50. The concert is on sale Saturday April 20 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.
Kenny Wayne Shepard plays a free show at the Mohegan Sun Wolf Den on Saturday, July 20. Alt rockers Candlebox are there on May 31.
Hollywood Undead is at the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on July 12. General admission tickets are $25, and on sale Friday at 10 a.m. from Ticketmaster.
Friday night’s show by The Machine at Union Station has been cancelled, however Obie Trice plays there tonight, April 18, for $25, and Mighty Mystic plays a reggae jam on Saturday, April 20 for $10. Tickets are available at ticketfly.com.
Connecticut’s own Mates Of State are currently on a tour that has them opening a few times for The Postal Service. The duo has their own show coming up at Spaceland Ballroom on June 15. Tickets are $15, and on sale Friday at noon from manicproductions.org.
Coco Montoya is playing The Hungry Tiger on May 12. Tickets are $16 general admission, or $20 in advance for VIP seating.
Infinity Hall has The Wood Brothers performing on June 6, with tickets at $30 and $45. Littlewolf is at the venue on June 16 for $20 and $30, and Robert Cray performs June 26 for $75 and $100. Those shows go on sale Thursday, April 18, at infinityhall.com.
Roomful Of Blues is playing Black Eyed Sally’s in Hartford on May 11. Tickets are $22, and on sale now at blackeyedsallys.com.
Leon Russell returns to the Iron Horse in Northampton on July 12. Tickets are $55 at the door, or $50 in advance at iheg.com.
Blues family Trampled Under Foot performing on May 7. Tickets are $10 in advance at iheg.com. Matt Schofield is there on July 21 for $15, and
Singer songwriter Heather Maloney has a CD release show at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on April 25. Tickets are $12, with more information available at www.41bridgestreet.com.
Coming Up This Week:
Andrew W.K. gets the party started at Arch Street Tavern on Friday night.
Psych drone overlords Acid Mothers Temple are at Cafe Nine Saturday night. On a different note, Marc Anthony is at MGM Grand and Fleetwood Mac are at Mohegan Sun.
Rapper Trinidad James is at Toad’s Place next Wednesday, April 24.
10,000 Maniacs are at Infinity Hall on Friday night, and Ana Popovic is at the Norfolk venue Sunday night.