You’ve seen Florence and the Machine perform on awards shows, on “Saturday Night Live,” Letterman and VH1 specials, now see the acclaimed English group in person May 11 at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. for $49.50 via ticketmaster.com.
There’s already an Australian tribute to Pink Floyd, now the British are catching up with Brit Floyd, which describes itself as “the world’s greatest Pink Floyd show.” Apart from actual Pink Floyd, presumably. Judge for yourself when Brit Floyd performs March 16 at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. for $35 and $25.
Billy Currington is there May 4 with David Nail and Kip Moore; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. for $43.50 for the general-admission pit and $26 for reserved seats. Australia’s Human Nature is there May 5 performing something called “The Motown Show presented by Smokey Robinson,” a live follow-up to a PBS special that aired last year; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. for $55 and $35. (Note: Robinson is not on tour with the group.) Tickets are available via www.livenation.com.
Children of Bodom play March 1 at the Webster Theatre; tickets are $22.50. Mindless Self Indulgence is there with Morningwood March 4; tickets are $25. Those Mockingbirds play Feb. 9 at the Webster Underground in Hartford; tickets are $10. Life As a Ghost headlines a seven-band extravaganza Feb. 17; tickest are $10. Maylene & the Sons of Disaster performs Feb. 24; tickets are $12. White Arms of Athena is there March 22; tickets are $10. Tickets are available via www.tickets.com.
Tyga performs March 2 at Toad’s Place in New Haven; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at noon for $25. I Am the Avalanche is there with Hostage Calm April 15; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at noon for $12.
Good Old War performs April 24 at Pearl Street in Northampton; tickets are $15. Kathleen Edwards is there April 27; tickets are $20. (Review of her new album, "Voyageur.")
The Sweet Remains play March 7 at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton; tickets are $10.
New London band Ferocious Fucking Teeth plays with the Naked Heroes and Space Orphans March 3 at Café Nine in New Haven. The gig a record-release show for the Teeth’s new self-titled album, recorded with Steve Albini in Chicago. There’s a $5 cover.
Larry Carlton performs Feb. 26 at Infinity Music Hall in Norfolk; tickets are $70, $55 and $50. The Marshall Tucker Band is there April 8; tickets are $80 and $65. Actor Kevin Costner and his band, Modern West, perform April 11; tickets are $120 and $95 (and for an extra $40, you can meet Mr. “Field of Dreams” himself). Wesleyan alumna Dar Williams stops in June 7; tickets are $60, $45 and $40. Tickets are available via www.infinityhall.com/calendar.
Folk singer Mark Erelli performs March 10 at First Baptist Church of West Hartford.