Hello, Dolly

The one and only Dolly Parton will be at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Saturday, July 30, with tickets ($49.50-$69.50) on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or

New Live Nation shows

Live Nation has announced five shows going on sale this week, including four at the Comcast Theatre in Hartford. Country star Brad Paisley, with special guests Blake Shelton and Jerrod Niemann, will

More bands added to Vibes lineup

The Gathering of the Vibes, which takes place July 21-24 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, fleshed out its lineup by adding 18 acts. They are: Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Mother Hips, The Infamous

Casino concert announcements

Rihanna has had a lot of trouble selling tickets to her arena concerts, with several shows reportedly called off because of poor sales. That hasn’t stopped the Mohegan Sun Arena from booking the pop

Newport Folk Festival lineup

Here’s the lineup for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival, which takes place July 30-31 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I. SATURDAY, JULY 30 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm The Decemberists Gillian Welch Earl

Jason Bonham: The son also rises

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience has gotten great reviews and will be coming back to Connecticut on May 4. If you’re not invited to my huge Birthday/Quatro de Mayo celebration on that day, you

Mohegan Sun Arena shows announced

Michael Buble will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena on June 14 and 15 with tickets ($85-$100) on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Country star Tim

Paul Simon at MGM Grand ticket news

Paul Simon is touring in support of his new album, “So Beautiful or So What,” and he will be at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on May 29. Tickets are $90-$125 and go on sale Friday at 9 a.m. through the