Enigmatic singer-songwriter Sia performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., with Miguel and AlunaGeorge opening. Tickets ($75-$95) go on sale beginning on May 20 at noon. ticketmaster.com.
Pentatonix returns to Mohegan Sun on Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($39-$59) go on sale beginning on May 20 at noon. Country star Sam Hunt makes his Connecticut debut at Mohegan Sun Arena on Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($79-$99) are available on May 21 at 10 a.m. ticketmaster.com.
Styx and Loverboy ($35-$95) play the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Switchfoot and Relient K ($30) play the Oakdale Dome on Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for both shows go on sale beginning on May 20 at 9 a.m. oakdale.com.
Andrew Bird ($31) performs at College Street Music Hall in New Haven on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., with Sinkane opening. Purchase tickets beginning on May 20 at noon. Collegestreetmusichall.com.
Toad's Place in New Haven welcomes rapper Lil Uzi Vert ($25-$30) on June 2 at 9 p.m. toadsplace.com.
Ian Biggs plays a free show at BAR in New Haven on June 15 at 9:30 p.m., with Tanuki Suit opening. Manicproductions.org.
Japan's ONE OK ROCK will open for 5 Seconds of Summer at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on July 1. mohegansun.com.
The Stafford Palace Theater in Stafford Springs hosts Buckcherry ($27.50-$32.50) on June 14 at 8 p.m., with Adelitas Way and Biters opening, followed by an evening with Terry Bozzio ($25-$30) on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. thestaffordpalacetheater.com.
Rivener, Cretella/Paolucci and ID M Theft Able/Flandrew Fleisenberg play improvised music at Best Video in Hamden on May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hartford Public Library announced World of Sounds 2016, a series of seven outdoor concerts to take place this summer, with performances by the Hartford Steel Symphony (June 4, 1:30 p.m., Downtown Library); the Goza Latina Band (June 20, 6 p.m., Dwight Branch); Negrura Peruana (July 6, 6 p.m., Dwight Branch); the Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band (Aug. 2, 6 p.m., Albany Branch); the White-Eyed Lizard Band (Aug. 11, 3 p.m., Albany Branch); Da 4 Ah Wee and Crucial Massive (Aug. 11, noon, parking lot of the Webster Theater); and the Trombeatz Latin Jazz Band (Sept. 15, noon, Downtown Library). Hplct.org.
Cafe Nine in New Haven hosts a benefit show celebrating the songs of Willie Nelson ($5) on May 28, with performances by Bop Tweedy, Frank Critelli, Dave Hogan, Paul Belbusti and Lys Guillorn, Kelly Kancyr, No Line North, Olive Tiger, George Hakkila, the Sawtelles, Wayne Noregretzky and Xavier Serrano. All proceeds go to benefit the CT Food Bank. cafenine.com.
Florida based prog-metal band the Killing Hours ($10) play the Eclectic in Willimantic on May 29 (7 p.m. doors), with huo and So Sorry opening. The Low Anthem plays the Eclectic on July 1.
Mystic Seaport hosts its annual Sea Music Festival on June 9-12, with performances by Matthew Byrne, the Barrule Trio, Kim & Reggie Harris, Pressgang Mutiny and others. Mysticseaport.org.
The Northeast Blues Harmonica Showcase ($12) returns to Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on May 21 at 9 p.m., with performances by Darnell Nulisch, Jim Fitting, Cheryl Arena, the Kosher Kid and the Danny Draher Band. Blackeyedsallys.com.
The Grays ($10) continue their residency at the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown on June 3 at 10 p.m., followed by composer Andrew Shapiro ($15) on June 11 at 8 p.m. and Allysen Callery's CD Release Party ($12) on June 25 at 8 p.m., with special guests Lys Guillorn, Paul Belbusti and American Elm. buttonwood.org.
Bela Fleck and Victor Wooten head to the Academy of Music in Northampton on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. aomtheatre.com.