Rick Ross coming to Webster Bank Arena

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Rapper Rick Ross will headline the Winter $tash Ba$h at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Jan. 26. Word is that Wale and Meek Mill also are on the bill. Tickets ($200 for general admission floor pit area, $125, $75, $55, $35) go on sale Nov. 25 at 12:01 a.m. through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or […] [Read More]
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Rodney Atkins show canceled

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Country singer Rodney Atkins canceled his Dec. 9 concert at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford because of what were called “unforeseen circumstances.” Ticketholders may get refunds at the point of purchase. [Read More]
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Katy Perry tickets added

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There are 300 tickets to the Nov. 15 Katy Perry concert going on sale Friday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. that are “great seats next to the stage,” according to a press release. It is Perry’s second time through with her California Dreams tour. I saw it at the Mohegan Sun Arena earlier this year […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Sunday, 6:45 p.m.

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The Rhythm Devils had the crowd smiling and dancing, playing a 90-minute set heavy on Grateful Dead classics. I’m sure it’s always a thrill for the Deadheads in attendance to see former members of The Grateful Dead and The Rhythm Devils have two — drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann. Far from being a drum-centric […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Sunday, 4 p.m.

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Dr. John and the Lower 911 just finished and, not surprisingly, they were terrific. The good doctor always surrounds himself with the top musicians from the New Orleans scene, which is loaded with talent. What a great way to spend an afternoon. His set was loaded with all of his best-known songs, which gave the […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Saturday, 10:30 p.m.

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Elvis Costello was amazing. I know a lot of people that wish they were here, and all I can say is “You should’ve been.” He’s been touring with his Spinning Song Wheel, but that obviously wouldn’t work at a festival. Instead he relied on a set filled almost entirely with his greatest hits. His voice […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Saturday, 8:30 p.m.

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Jam band moe. is wrapping its set and I have to say, I’m not impressed. Maybe I’m not enough of a fan of the jam-band scene to appreciate moe., but I just couldn’t get into it at all. It’s the first Main Stage act I saw that left me wondewring, “How long is this going […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Saturday, 6:15 p.m.

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One of the constants in the history of the Vibes is a performance by local favorite Deep Banana Blackout. The high-energy jam band entertained the sun-drenched crowd with 90 minutes of fiery funk, led by singer Jen Durkin, who was in good voice, as usual. DBB is always warmly received at the Vibes, and this year was […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Friday, 8:30 p.m.

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The Levon Helm Band finished a while ago and it was heartening to see Helm doing some of the singing. He has had a lot of health issues related to his throat in recent years and was under doctor’s orders not to sing for much of the past two or three years. That’s why his […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Friday, 6:30 p.m.

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As if it wasn’t hot enough here, The Tedeschi Trucks Band put on a blistering set of Southern blues and soul. Tghis band is so good it demands your attention. Some alternative and college radio stations have been playing a few cuts from the group’s debut record, “Revelator,” and, in a perfect world, TTB songs […] [Read More]
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