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Patton Oswalt, Thievery Corporation Coming To College Street

Comedian Patton Oswalt ($35-$55) performs at College Street Music Hall in New Haven on Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. Thievery Corporation ($40-$50) hits College Street on Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets for both shows go on sale beginning on Friday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. collegestreetmusichall.com.

Grateful Dead re-creationists Dark Star Orchestra ($22-$27) return to College Street on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m.

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ZZ Top, Gregg Allman Cancel; Brand New, Rae Sremmurd Coming In Fall

ZZ Top and Gregg Allman have canceled a scheduled Aug. 31 concert at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre due to Allman's health issues. Tickets will be refunded automatically.

Brand New ($35-$45) plays the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m., with the Front Bottoms and Modern Baseball.

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Roberta Flack, Kevin Devine Among Recently Announced Concerts In Connecticut

Roberta Flack has that voice. No other singer better captured both the feel of sensitive soul and the emotional self-exploration of '70s soft pop.

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Oddball Comedy Fest Canceled; Violent Femmes, Tom Jones Coming In Fall

The Oddball Comedy Curiosity Festival at Xfinity Theatre in Hartford on Sept. 5 has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts. Tickets will be automatically refunded or can be done manually at point of purchase.

Gary Clark Jr.'s Sept. 1 show at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford has been moved to Sept. 7. Tickets will be honored for the new date. Biz Markie's Aug.

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Railroad Earth, Balance and Composure Among Recently Announced Concerts

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.

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Bruno Mars, Schoolboy Q Among Recently Announced Concerts

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.

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