FRONT ROW CT | Summer Begins To Sizzle With Hot Upcoming Events
Catch rock pioneers Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Saturday, June 24. The two co-headliners have toured together before but have only played separately in Connecticut, making their upcoming joint appearance a great opportunity for fans in the Nutmeg State.
Concert-goers can expect to hear plenty of timeless hits like “Baby, I Love Your Way” and “The Joker” from Frampton and Miller, respectively. Their Foxwoods appearance marks just the seventh show of their 32-date North American tour, so there is no doubt the rock veterans will be sounding fresh and energized. Show begins promptly at 8 p.m.
Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus soars into Foxwoods
One year after premiering his death-defying show Zirkus at Foxwoods’ Fox Theatre, world-renowned wire walker Nik Wallenda returns with the stunning spectacle. Wallenda has performed some of the world’s most dangerous and innovative stunts, including historic tightrope walks across the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls. In addition to his unmatched tightrope skills, Wallenda also incorporates dazzling acrobatics into his shows that are sure to leave audiences on the edge of their seats and craving more. Catch Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus at the Fox Theatre at Foxwoods Resort and Casino from June 28 through July 2. There are ten performances only, so don’t miss out!
Zac Brown Band Headlines Hartford’s Xfinity Theatre
Fan-favorite country act Zac Brown Band takes over Hartford’s Xfinity Theatre on Thursday July 6. The Grammy-winning group are enjoying the success of their latest album Welcome Home, which makes a subtle change in direction from the band’s previous work, sounding noticeably more mature in subject matter than their more light-hearted and breezy early hits like “Knee Deep,” “Chicken Fried,” and “Toes.” Nonetheless, Zac Brown Band knows how to attract an audience of all ages for their shows, and their appearance in Hartford will be no different. Show starts at 8 p.m.
Jerry Seinfeld delivers high-demand stand-up show
America’s most famous comic and TV actor makes his way to Connecticut for one night only. Jerry Seinfeld will bring his signature stand-up comedy to the Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Saturday July 8. The man behind one of the greatest sitcoms of all time is a steady fixture in his native New York, but has a handful of other performances scheduled in the Northeast region, with Mashantucket being one of the lucky pit stops on the list. Tickets are going fast to see this comedy legend, so don’t miss out! Show starts at 8 p.m.
Ed Sheeran takes over Mohegan Sun Arena July 14-15
English singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran will spend two nights of his 48-date North American tour playing Mohegan Sun Arena in one of the most anticipated concert events of the summer. The “Shape of You” singer struck gold earlier this year with the release of his third studio album Divide, which topped charts around the world and earned Platinum-certification for sales in the U.S. Sheeran, who is known for his extensive songwriting credits and distinct acoustic sound, is poised to have one of the most popular tours of 2017, with nearly 50 North American shows on his schedule in addition to legs in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. You won’t want to miss this talented musician perform infectious hits like “Castle on the Hill,” “The A Team,” and “Thinking Out Loud” live at Mohegan Sun Arena on July 14 and 15. Both shows start promptly at 7:30 p.m.
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