Beginning in May, international superstar (and all-around nice guy) Ed Sheeran hits the road on a North American headlining tour, which will arrive at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($49-$69) go on sale Friday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
More Mohegan: Canadian rockers Barenaked Ladies ($33.50) bring their Last Summer On Earth tour to Mohegan on Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m., with the Violent Femmes and Colin Hay (of Men At Work) opening. Grammy-winning Latin superstar Ricky Martin ($46-$66) heads to Mohegan on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to both shows go on sale on Friday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. (Tickets for Martin will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, Feb. 14, subject to availability.)
Even more Mohegan: If you got shut out of Neil Diamond tickets, don't despair: he's added a second Mohegan show on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($75-$95) go on sale Monday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Rocker Rob Zombie ($30) plays Mohegan Sun on Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 13.
Austin's Hot Club of Cowtown ($24-$34) plays Infinity Hall in Norfolk on Thursday, March 12 at 8 p.m. Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen ($39-$54) performs at Hartford's Infinity Hall on Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. The Levin Brothers ($29-$39) head to Norfolk on Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m. Celtic Thunder ($45-$80) performs at the historic Warner Theatre in Torrington on Tuesday, April 14 at 8 p.m. Rhiannon Giddens (New Basement Tapes, Carolina Chocolate Drops) plays Norfolk on Tuesday, April 14 at 8 p.m.; tickets are $30-$45. Country star Travis Tritt ($79-$119) plays Infinity Hall Hartford on Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m., followed by an acoustic evening with Rich Robinson (Black Crowes; $34-$44) on Thursday, June 4 at 8 p.m. Call 860-675-3212 or visit infinityhall.com for tickets to all shows.
Revered Irish folk band the Chieftains ($25-$50) perform a cabaret-style show at UConn's Jorgensen Center in Storrs on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, who perform as 2Cellos ($36-$50), play the Jorgensen on Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m. Visit jorgensen.uconn.edu for tickets.
New Haven's Goodnight Blue Moon ($6-$8) perform at Cafe Nine in New Haven on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 9 p.m., with Boston's Dan & the Wildfire opening. Head to cafenine.com for more information.
Gladshot ($8-$10) plays the Space in Hamden on Saturday, March 7 at 7:15 p.m., with the Zambonis, the Oddbodies, Dagwood and No Line North opening. Speedy Ortiz ($12) performs at the Space on Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m., with Mitski and Krill opening. Visit manicproductions.org for tickets and more information.
Israeli/Canadian singer-songwriter Yael Deckelbaum ($10) performs at the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown on Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. Visit buttonwood.org for tickets.
Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Tyga have cancelled their upcoming Feb. 20 appearance at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, according to a Live Nation press release. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase.