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Concerts coming to Connecticut this year

The concert season continues in Connecticut as we head into fall. Check out some of the performers coming to the area!
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CONNECTICUT, USA — Concert season continues into fall and many singers and bands are heading to the Connecticut area.

Willie Nelson - Sept. 13

Willie Nelson & Family will be bringing the "Outlaw Music Festival Tour" to the Hartford HealthCare Ampitheater in Bridgeport on September 13. Also performing are Billy Strings, Larkin Poe, and Brittney Spencer. It's part of the Chevrolet Concert Series. 

Purchase tickets here.

Dropkick Murphys - Sept. 16

The Dropkick Murphy's, an American Celtic punk band with Massachusetts roots, will headline opening day at The Big E. Tickets for the performance will go on sale on May 6 at 10 a.m on the festival's website.

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Nelly at The Big E - Sept. 23

Rap superstar Nelly is coming to The Big E Arena in Springfield, Mass. for September 23. Concert tickets include admission to the fair. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $49 for the floor and $39 for the bleachers. 

Stay up to date on The Big E and concerts here.

Bring Me The Horizon at The Big E - Sept. 25

Bring Me The Horizon has announced North American headline tour dates, including a show at The Big E Arena, Sunday, September 25. Support includes Knocked Loose, grandson, and Siiickbrain. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at TheBigE.com. Tickets include admission to The Big E.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd at The Big E - Oct. 2

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Big Wheels Keep On Turnin’ Tour is headed to The Big E Arena, Sunday, October 2. Tickets and VIP packages go on sale Friday, June 17 at 10am, exclusively at TheBigE.com. Concert tickets include admission to The Big E.

The Smashing Pumpkins  - Oct. 13

The Smashing Pumpkins with special guests Jane's Addiction will visit Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, on October 13, 2022.  General on-sale begins Friday, May 13 at 10 am. For tickets and more details, go to smashingpumpkins.com/tour

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Judas Priest  - October 13

One of heavy metal’s all-time greats, Judas Priest, will celebrate their 50th anniversary and open their North American Fall tour at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, as part of the Hartford HealthCare concert series, on October 13, 2022. Judas Priest’s 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour also features special guests Queensryche and is being fueled by Priest’s highest charting album of their career, ‘Firepower,’ which peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m. at LiveNation.com.

Jennifer Glatz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jglatz@fox61.com.  

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