Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Neil Diamond is still a gem

Even at 71, Neil Diamond knows how to shine in concert, as he proved again to a packed house at the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday night. The singer performed a two-hour show with no intermission and

Neil Young coming to Bridgeport

I don’t know what’s going on at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, but I like it. After a seeming eternity out of the concert game, the former Arena at Harbor Yard already has shows from Carrie

Allman Brothers-Santana, Linkin Park shows

The Allman Brothers and Santana are co-headlining a summer tour with a stop planned for the Comcast Theatre in Hartford on Saturday, July 28. According to a news release, The Allman Brothers will

Rush ticket news

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 4, at 10 a.m. for the Rush concert at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Oct. 10. Prices are $46.75-$126.75 with VIP paclages available for $275. The VIP tickets

Bridgeport rocks!

Three concerts coming to Bridgeport were announced Thursday, the biggest being a visit by Rush at the Webster Bank Arena on Oct. 10. The Canadian power trio is touring to promote its 20th studio

Van Halen coming back to Mohegan Sun

Van Halen announced 18 shows have been added to its current tour, including a July 7 return engagement at the Mohegan Sun Arena. No word on ticket prices yet, but they were $110-$135 when the group

Norah Jones to play Oakdale

No word on tickets yet, but Norah Jones’ summer tour will play the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on July 2.  Jones has a new album, “Little Broken Hearts,” scheduled for release on May 1.

Kiss, Motley Crue to play Hartford

Kiss and Motley Crue are getting together for a summer tour that will come to the Comcast Theatre in Hartford on Sept. 23. Tickets are $50.50-$90.50 reserved and $30 lawn, and there are VIP packages

John Mayer coming to Oakdale

Bridgeport native John Mayer is apparently recovered from his recent throat troubles and is embarking on his first tour in about two years. He will play the Oakdale in Wallingford on Sunday, April 22,

Van Halen coming to Mohegan Sun

I don’t know what’s more surprising: Van Halen touring with David Lee Roth or Van Halen recording an album with David Lee Roth. But it’s true that Van Halen will be on the road beginning Feb. 18 and