Railroad Earth ($29.50-$40) plays College Street Music Hall in New Haven on Oct. 29 at 8 p.m., followed by Balance and Composure ($20) on Nov. 16 at 8 p.m., with Foxing and Mercury Girls opening. collegestreetmusichall.com.
Toad's Place in New Haven hosts rapper Lil Yachty ($25-$30) on Sept. 5 at 9 p.m., followed by Shy Glizzy ($22-$25) on Sept. 7 at 8 p.m.; and Danny Brown ($22-$25) on Sept.Read more
Bruno Mars performs at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. as a part of the casino's massive 20th birthday celebration. Tickets range from $79 to $299. Also performing during the multi-week bash, Megadeth takes the arena stage on Oct. 13 with Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church and Havok also on the bill. Tickets are $35 and go on sale July 29 at 10 a.m. ticketmaster.com.Read more
The fall will be filled with leather, face paint, pyrotechnics and iconic anthems when KISS brings its "Freedom To Rock" tour to Mohegan Sun Arena on Oct 29. No word on ticket sales yet. mohegansun.com.
Even more legendary than KISS, if that's possible, country giant Loretta Lynn ($110-$155) plays Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield on Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. ridgefieldplayhouse.com.Read more
Gary Clark Jr. plays the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($32.50) go on sale beginning on Friday, July 8, at 10 a.m. ticketmaster.com.
Blitzen Trapper ($20-$22) performs at the Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on Sept. 28, with Kacy & Clayton opening. Manicproductions.org.
Jonathan Edwards ($39-$54) returns to Infinity Hall in Hartford on Nov.Read more
Lucy Dacus ($12) plays the Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on July 21 at 8:30 p.m., followed by Best Coast ($25) on Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. manicproductions.org.
Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze ($34-$49) on Aug. 20, followed by British blues legend John Mayall ($49-$64) on Sept. 10 and Graham Nash ($69-$99) on Oct. 8.Read more
Fitz & the Tantrums ($25) play the Dome on Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($25) go on sale beginning on June 24 at 10 a.m. Yellow Claw ($30) heads to the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on July 29 at 7 p.m.; tickets are already on sale. ticketmaster.com.
Prophets of Rage's Aug. 23 show at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford has been moved to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Aug. 28.Read more