Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Ticket News

I decided to start posting this info early every week. Every Friday in Weekend, I run a little "ticket news" box that gives music information about what concerts are going on sale this week. Many times seats become available that very morning, so there's not much notice. So anyway, here's the box appearing Friday:

Country fans should get excited: Brooks & Dunn is coming to the Dodge Music Center June 21, and the duo is bringing openers Rodney Atkins and James Otto. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and will cost $34.25 for lawn, $59 for reserved seats.

A whole host are hard rock/metal bands invade the Dodge Music Center Aug. 16 when the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival starring Slipknot, Disturbed, Dragonforce, Mastodon, Five Finger Death Punch, Airbourne, 36 Crazy Fists, Underoath, Machine Head, Walls Of Jericho, Black Tide, Suicide Silence and The Red Chord comes to town. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and will cost $55.75 for general admission pit, $55.75 and $45.75 for reserved, and $31.25 for lawn.

For tickets to any Dodge Music Center show, visit any Ticketmaster outlet, call (203) 624-0033 or log on to

Rap favorites Lil Wayne, Birdman, Rickross, Brisco and other special guests will perform at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport June 7. Tickets are $50.25-$75.25. Seats go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and you can get them by calling Ticketmaster at (203) 624-0033, by visiting any Ticketmaster location or by logging on to

It’ll be quite the night for fans of ’80s rock when Journey, Heart and Cheap Trick come to Mohegan Sun Arena Aug. 17. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday and will cost $55, $70 and $85.

Donna Summer will work hard for her money when she plays Mohegan Sun Arena July 9. Tickets cost $40, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Comedian Lewis Black returns to Mohegan Sun Arena July 19. Tickets are $45 and can be had at 10 a.m. Friday.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will sing all the hits come July 12 when the group comes to Mohegan Sun Arena. Tickets are $27.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday.

For tickets to all concerts at Mohegan Sun, call Ticketmaster at (203) 624-0033, visit any Ticketmaster outlet or log on to If seats still remain the day after the on-sale date, you pick them up at Mohegan’s box office.

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