Phish Returns To Hartford In July

Sound Check's recently announced #CT concerts: Shawn Mendes, Ray Lamontange, Phish

Vermont improv-rock quartet Phish returns to Hartford's Xfinity Theatre for a show on July 9 at 7:30 p.m., according a Live Nation press release and the band's website.

Tickets ($45-$65) go on sale starting Feb. 26  at 10 a.m. through or by calling 800-745-3000.

There's also an online ticket request period currently underway at, which ends on Feb. 21 at 11:59 p.m.

 Pop star Shawn Mendes performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($35) at and 800-745-3000.

Gravel-voiced singer-songwriter Ray Lamontagne heads to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on June 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($29.50-$69.50) go on sale beginning March 4 at 10 a.m. through and at 800-745-3000.

Barenaked Ladies return to Connecticut for a show at the Oakdale on June 25 at 7:30 p.m., with OMD and Howard Jones opening. Tickets ($37-$77) go on sale on Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. through and at 800-745-3000.

Brantley Gilbert's Take It Outside Tour reaches Xfinity Theatre in Hartford on June 3 at 8 p.m., featuring special guests Justin Moore and Colt Ford. Tickets ($30.75-$55.50) go on sale beginning on Friday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. through and at 800-745-3000.

The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular ($29-$44) bedazzles Infinity Hall in Hartford on March 11 at 8:30 p.m., followed by the Graham Parker Duo with Brinsley Schwarz ($34-$49) on April 15 at 8:30 p.m. The Curtis Brothers ($24-$34) play Infinity-Hartford on April 17 at 7:30 p.m., with special guest Orice Jones. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy ($45-$65) plays Infinity Hall in Norfolk on March 12 at 8 p.m., followed by Jonathan Edwards ($40-$55) on April 5 at 8 p.m. Jazz legends Pat Metheny and Ron Carter ($74-$94) team up at Infinity Hall in Norfolk for two nights on April 20 and 21 at 8 p.m.

Potty Mouth ($10) plays the Space in Hamden on Feb. 23 at 8 p.m., with Stove opening.

The Northeast Blues Guitar Summit returns to Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on March 5, featuring the Bruce Katz Band, Chris Vitarello, Ricky Russell and Danny Draher. Reserve a space by calling 860-278-7427.

Jimkata ($10-$12) plays the Main Pub in Manchester on Feb. 26 at 9 p.m.

Brooklyn folk trio the Lone Bellow ($19-$22) plays the Warehouse in Fairfield on Feb. 23. Tribal Seeds ($25) play the Warehouse on May 1 at 8 p.m.

Boz Scaggs ($46.50-$79.50) plays the Calvin Theatre in Northampton, Mass., on April 28 at 8 p.m. Visit or call 413-586-8686 for tickets.

Willimantic Records hosts Downtown Boys, Mal Devisa, the Shrinnirs and Reduction Plan on Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Don White ($18) performs at the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown on Feb. 20, followed by the Michelle Canning Band ($12) on March 18 and the Katie Bull Group Project ($15) on March 25. All three shows begin at 8 p.m. Visit for tickets and more information.

The Michael Cleary Band plays the Maple Tree Cafe in Simsbury on Feb. 13 at 8:45 p.m., then heads to the Winchester Cafe in Portland on Feb. 19 at 8 p.m.

Mipso ($20-$25) plays the Kate in Old Saybrook on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Ten Strings and a Goatskin ($25) performs at the North Madison Congregational Church in Madison on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.

Trinity College's 10th annual free Samba Fest takes place at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford on May 7 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Canceled Concerts

Def Leppard's Feb. 13 concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville has been postponed. Tickets will be honored on the rescheduled dates. Refunds available at point of purchase.

The Cherub show on Feb. 4 at the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford has been canceled. Refunds available at point of purchase.

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