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.