Throwback Concert: Daughtry & 3 Doors Down at Mohegan Sun 2013

Throwback Concert: Daughtry & 3 Doors Down at Mohegan Sun 2013

Daughtry’s performance at Mohegan Sun scheduled for September 3, 2020 has been postponed to Friday April 9, 2021. So if you have tickets, hold onto them! They’ll be honored for the rescheduled date. Don’t have tickets? Purchase them here. Today we look back at a past Daughtry concert at Mohegan Sun: a co-headlining show with…

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at The XFINITY Theatre 2006

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at The XFINITY Theatre 2006

Happy Birthday Bruce Dickinson! The lead singer of Iron Maiden turns 62 on August 7th. Today we look back to 2006 when Iron Maiden opened its “A Matter of Life and Death” World Tour right here in Connecticut.   Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death Tour Special Guest: Bullet For My Valentine Wednesday…

Throwback Concert: Metallica at The XL Center 1997

Throwback Concert: Metallica at The XL Center 1997

Happy Birthday James Hetfield! The lead singer of Metallica turns 57 on August 3rd. Today we look back at Metallica’s second-to-last show in Connecticut: 1997 at Hartford’s XL Center. Metallica would play at The XFINITY Theatre the following year in the summer of 1998, making that the last time the band performed here in our…

Throwback Concert: Kiss and Def Leppard at The XFINITY Theatre 2014

Throwback Concert: Kiss and Def Leppard at The XFINITY Theatre 2014

It’s almost certain that we won’t see KISS this summer in Connecticut. So while we wait for Gene, Paul, Tommy and Eric to reschedule their 2020 North American Tour, let’s look back at when KISS came to Hartford and brought another headliner with them: Def Leppard!   KISS and Def Leppard KISS 40th Anniversary World…

Throwback Concert: The Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium 2019

Throwback Concert: The Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium 2019

Happy belated birthday Mick Jagger! The lead singer of The Rolling Stones turned 77 on July 26th. Today we look back at The Stones “No Filter” 2019 Tour that came to Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts last summer.   The Rolling Stones No Filter 2019 Tour Special Guest: Gary Clark Jr. Sunday July 7, 2019 Gillette…

Throwback Concert: AC/DC at MetLife Stadium 2015

Throwback Concert: AC/DC at MetLife Stadium 2015

40 years ago this weekend AC/DC released its most popular album to date, ‘Back In Black.’ After the tragic death of singer Bon Scott in February 1980, AC/DC regrouped and hired Brian Johnson to be the new frontman of the band. AC/DC was gaining worldwide popularity in 1979 with the release of ‘Highway To Hell,’…

Throwback Concert: Guns N’ Roses at The XL Center 2017

Throwback Concert: Guns N’ Roses at The XL Center 2017

Happy Birthday Slash! Born on July 23, 1965, the lead guitarist for Gun N’ Roses turns 55 years old. Today we look back at when Slash returned to Guns N’ Roses on the “Not In This Lifetime” reunion tour.   Guns N’ Roses Not In This Lifetime Tour Monday October 23, 2017 The XL Center…

Throwback Concert: Uproar Festival at The XFINITY Theatre 2013

Throwback Concert: Uproar Festival at The XFINITY Theatre 2013

Who doesn’t love a good music festival, especially when practically all your favorite bands are on the bill! The 2013 Rock Star Energy Drink Uproar Festival didn’t disappoint as far as lineups go. Twelve bands rocked The XFINITY Theatre’s three stages, with headliners Alice In Chains and Jane’s Addiction leading the way. Today we look…

Throwback Concert: Black Sabbath at Mohegan Sun 2013

Throwback Concert: Black Sabbath at Mohegan Sun 2013

Happy Birthday to Terry “Geezer” Butler! The bassist and co-founder of Black Sabbath turns 71 years old today. Over the years Black Sabbath has played a lot of shows here in Connecticut. We’ve been lucky. Today we look back one of our favorite shows: 2013 at Mohegan Sun.   Black Sabbath 13 World Tour Opening…

Throwback Concert: Phil Lesh & Friends at XFINITY Center 2006

Throwback Concert: Phil Lesh & Friends at XFINITY Center 2006

We’re coming up on the 25th anniversary of the passing of the great Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead. Jerry sadly passed away on August 9, 1995, a day many us still remember. Though the Grateful Dead ended with Jerry’s passing, the surviving members of the band would go on to perform on their own…