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Concert announcements: Weird Al, Iron Maiden, Red Hot Chilli Pipers

This is big. This is good. It’s not too soon to start thinking about summer: Weird Al Yankovic ($60-$75) brings his “Strings Attached” tour to the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on July 19. foxwoods.com

Iron Maiden’s Legacy of the Beast tour will thunder into the Xfinity Theater in Hartford on Aug. 3. Tickets go on sale Nov.

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Recently announced concerts: Blake Shelton, Ozzy at Mohegan; Balkun Brothers, Tower Of Power at Infinity

Blake Shelton ($89-$129) will play Mohegan Sun Arena on March 21 and 22, followed by Ozzy Osbourne ($89.50-$250) on June 22. mohegansun.com

The Balkun Brothers ($19-$24) will electrify Infinity Hall in Hartford on Nov. 24, followed by Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals ($74-$99) on New Year’s Eve, and Tower of Power ($74-$99) on March 7. Aztec Two-Step ($29-$44) will play Infinity Hall in Norfolk on Dec.

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Recently Announced Concerts: Dan & Shay, Pentatonix And Mariah Carey

Dan and Shay ($35-$55) play the Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford on March 8, followed by Mariah Carey ($54.95-$199.95) on April 5. Tickets for Mariah Carey go on sale on Oct. 26. oakdale.com

Straight No Chaser ($30) heads to Mohegan Sun Arena on Dec. 7, followed by Pentatonix ($45-$65) on Dec. 8 and 9, Young the Giant ($25-$35) on Jan. 31, and Disturbed ($43.50-$83-50) on Feb. 23.

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Recent Concert Announcements: Umphrey's McGee; Sixfoxwhiskey, Fred Eaglesmith

Umphrey’s McGee ($26.50) will play the College Street Music Hall in New Haven on Jan. 31. Tickets go on sale Oct. 19. collegestreetmusichall.com

D’Capella ($35-$55), Disney’s live a cappella concert, comes to Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Feb. 20. Tickets go on sale Oct. 19.

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Recently Announced Concerts: Mumford & Sons, NKOTB, Third Eye Blind

Mumford & Sons play the XL Center in Hartford on Feb. 28. Tickets go on sale Oct. 12. xlcenter.com

New Kids On The Block ($59-$99) will bring their MixTape Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on July 3. Also on the bill are Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty By Nature. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 12. mohegansun.com

Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts Wanted D.O.A.

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Recent Concert Announcements: John Legend, Shinedown At The Casinos

John Legend ($75-$253) brings his Christmas show to the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on Nov. 24, followed by Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness ($35.50) on Feb. 22. Tickets for both shows go on sale Oct. 5. foxwoods.com

Laurel Canyon ($24-$39), an acoustic tribute to CSNY, comes to Infinity Hall in Hartford on Dec.

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