August Concerts in (and around) Connecticut

There are so many awesome concerts coming up in New England this summer, it’s hard to choose which ones to see. Here’s a quick look at what’s happening!

3 Doors Down
Newport Yachting Center – Newport, RI
Friday, August 1

Nothing beats a little nostalgia every once in a while. Especially when it sounds this good.

The Duhks
Hygienic Art Park – New London, CT
Saturday, August 2

Cannot get enough of these guys: mellow, beautiful folk songs that will stick with you long after you’ve heard them.

Panic! At the Disco
Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
Saturday, August 2

Alternatively, Panic! At the Disco will be playing over at Mohegan Sun, and they’re sure to put on a great show. Choose wisely, folks!

Modest Mouse
Oakdale Theater – Wallingford, CT
Wednesday, August 6

Good news for people who love… good news! Can’t get enough of Modest Mouse.

Kings of Leon
Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Saturday, August 9

So much yes.

Linkin Park & Thirty Seconds to Mars
Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Saturday, August 16

Why not hop back on the nostalgia train? These guys know how to put on a good show. Also: Jared Leto.

Boyz II Men
Cape Cod Melody Tent – Hyannis, MA
Sunday, August 17

Forget it; let’s just call August ‘the Month of Revisiting Old Favorites.’ Is that too long a title?

Arcade Fire
Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Tuesday, August 19

The Xfinity Center is on point with the artists they’re showcasing this summer. So many amazing acts, so little time!

Alanis Morissette
Newport Yachting Center – Newport, RI
Thursday, August 21

What it all boils down to… is that Alanis is amazing and this show’s gonna be great.

Motley Crue and Alice Cooper
Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Sunday, August 24

This is The Final Tour. Unmissable. (Four for you Xfinity Center, you go Xfinity Center.)

-Kacey Rainone (PlaylistHQ Intern)

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