Hello, Dolly

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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 www.ticketmaster.com or through www.LiveNation.com. [Read More]
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New Live Nation shows

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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 be at the amphitheater on June 4 with tickets ($40.74-$59.75 reserved, $24.75 lawn) on sale Friday at 10 a.m. The Rockstar Energy Drink […] [Read More]
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More bands added to Vibes lineup

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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 Stringdusters, Tea Leaf Green, Roots of Creation, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Sam Kininger Band, The Bridge, Rubblebucket, Kung Fu, Sister […] [Read More]
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Casino concert announcements

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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 star for a concert on July 22 with Cee Lo Green opening. Tickets are $75-$95 and go on sale Friday at […] [Read More]
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Newport Folk Festival lineup

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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 Scruggs Gogol Bordello Ramblin’ Jack Elliott Tegan & Sara Mavis Staples The Felice Brothers Delta Spirit Freelance Whales Pokey […] [Read More]
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Jason Bonham: The son also rises

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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 can console yourself at the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford watching this show. Tickets are $35.50 and go on sale Friday […] [Read More]
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Mohegan Sun Arena shows announced

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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 McGraw will bring his Emotional Traffic Tour there on July 23 with opening acts Luke Bryan and The Band Perry. Tickets ($75.50-$95.50) also […] [Read More]
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Paul Simon at MGM Grand ticket news

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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 casino at 866-646-0609 or www.foxwoods.com or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. [Read More]
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