Upcoming Connecticut Concerts: Maxwell, Beatles Fest, Los Lobos

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Maxwell heads to Foxwoods on July 11. (Promotional Image.)

Maxwell heads to Foxwoods on July 11. (Promotional Image.)

As part of his first major tour in four years, soul singer Maxwell heads to Foxwoods Resort Casino in Uncasville on Friday, July 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($55-$85) are on sale now at foxwoods.com or by calling 800-200-2882.

Danbury Fields Forever III: the Beatles Music Festival ($19.64), featuring 20 different tribute and Beatle-related bands over two days (Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, noon to 8 p.m.) takes over Ives Concert Park in Danbury. (Here’s hoping they coordinate their setlists in advance.) Visit fab4musicfestival.com or call 203-795-4737 for tickets and the full lineup.

The Jay Geils Jazz and Blues Revue ($41.50-$51.50) arrives at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Friday, June 13 at 8 p.m. Call 203-346-2000 or go online at palacetheaterct.org to buy tickets.

East-L.A. legends Los Lobos ($85-$110) are booked at Infinity Hall in Norfolk on Friday, July 25 at 8 p.m. Tommy Castro and the Painkillers ($35-$45) head to Norfolk on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. New Wave progsters Asia ($80-$120), featuring John Wetton, Carl Palmer, Geoff Downes and Sam Coulson, head to Infinity Hall on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m., followed by folk/blues songwriter and string player David Bromberg ($54-$69) on Friday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. Led Zep tribute Kashmir ($35-$50) blows eardrums at Infinity Hall on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets to all five shows go on sale this Friday, May 29 at infinityhall.com.

Latin Grammy winners La Santa Cecilia ($12.50-$15) will be at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Sunday, July 13 at 7 p.m., followed by Pegi Young (yup, Neil’s wife) and the Survivors ($12.50-$15) on Wednesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. Visit iheg.com for tickets and information.

Ninth Wave ($5) heads to Cafe Nine in New Haven on Sunday, June 22 at 4 p.m., with the Vivisectors opening. Songwriters Hannah Fair, James Maple and Ian Fitzgerald ($8) share a bill at Cafe Nine on Thursday, July 10 at 9 p.m., followed by Urban Pioneers ($5) on Monday, July 28 at 9 p.m., with DJ E-Bomb and Dear Sirs opening. Head to cafenine.com for tickets and more information.

Classic horn-laden funk outfit Tower of Power ($35-$40) play Toad’s Place in New Haven on Thursday, June 12 at 8:30 p.m., with the Greg Sherrod Duo opening. Raekwon ($30-$35) heads to Toad’s Place on Thursday, June 19 at 9 p.m. Red Wanting Blue and the Alternate Routes ($12-$15) team up at Toad’s on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 9 p.m. Visit toadsplace.com to purchase tickets.

Arch Street Tavern in Hartford hosts the Stillroads and Dangerous Animals ($7-$10) on Saturday, May 31 at 10 p.m., followed by Neybas ($7-$10) on Friday, June 20 at 10 p.m. Head to archstreettavern.com for more details.

Mary Gauthier and Melissa Ferrick head to the Ballroom at the Outer Space on Thursday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($20) are available at theouterspace.net.

Reverend Horton Heat ($25-$30) performs at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Thursday, June 26 at 8 p.m., followed by Black 47 ($25-$35) on Friday, Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. Guitar wizard Charlie Hunter and funky drummer Scott Amendola ($17-$27) play Bridge Street on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. Singer-songwriter Janis Ian ($50-$65) heads to Bridge Street on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m., followed by Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks ($45-$60) on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Visit 41bridgestreet.com for tickets and information.

Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble head to Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford on Thursday, May 29 at 8 p.m., followed by Johnny Rawls on Friday, May 30 at 9 p.m. The Mighty Soul Drivers head to Sally’s on Saturday, June 7 at 9 p.m., and this year’s Black-eyed and Bluesfest returns to Bushnell Park in Hartford on Friday, June 20. Visit blackeyedsallys.com for ticket prices and more information.

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