Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at The XFINITY Theatre 2000

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at The XFINITY Theatre 2000

Iron Maiden fans will have to wait until 2021 to see the remainder of the “Legacy of the Beast” Tour. Those of us here in Connecticut were lucky to see this tour last summer as it came to The XFINITY Theatre. Today we look back at another Iron Maiden tour from 2000 with Queensryche and…

Throwback Concert: Dave Matthews Band at The XFINITY Theatre 2001

Throwback Concert: Dave Matthews Band at The XFINITY Theatre 2001

It’s hard to imagine a summer without Dave Matthews Band at The XFINITY Theatre. Since 1995, there have been only 3 summers that DMB didn’t play in Hartford: 2011, 2017 and 2020. Today we look back at DMB’s 2001 summer tour that came to The XFINITY Theatre on back-to-back nights in early August. Below is…

Throwback Concert: AC/DC at Madison Square Garden 2016

Throwback Concert: AC/DC at Madison Square Garden 2016

In 2016 AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson was ordered by his doctors to stop touring immediately or he’d lose his hearing. Pretty serious. AC/DC was in the middle of its “Rock or Bust World Tour,” and after learning of this news about Brian, the band was forced to postpone the remainder of the tour. But…

Throwback Concert: Summerland Tour at Mohegan Sun Arena 2012

Throwback Concert: Summerland Tour at Mohegan Sun Arena 2012

The 1990s produced some great alternative rock bands: Everclear, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Marcy Playground and Sugar Ray are just a handful of bands that rocked the decade. In the summer of 2012 all those bands came together on one epic tour called “Summerland.” We were very lucky to see this tour as it came to…

Throwback Concert: KISS at The XFINITY Theatre 2000

Throwback Concert: KISS at The XFINITY Theatre 2000

Remember the KISS Farewell Tour? No, not the one they’re on now, but the LAST one! That “Farewell Tour” was 20 years ago this summer. Can you believe it? Though KISS really didn’t retire after the tour, this was their final tour with the original lineup. Today we look back to that tour and the…

Throwback Concert: Soundgarden at Toyota Oakdale Theatre 2013

Throwback Concert: Soundgarden at Toyota Oakdale Theatre 2013

Show of hands: who misses going to live concerts? Yeah, its pretty unanimous. We all do. Today we look back at the good ol’ days when going to a live show was the norm. Here’s one of our favorite shows that came to The Toyota Oakdale Theatre:   Soundgarden King Animal Tour Friday May 17,…

Throwback Concert: Mötley Crüe at Webster Bank Arena 2015

Throwback Concert: Mötley Crüe at Webster Bank Arena 2015

This week it was announced the big Summer Stadium Tour featuring the reunited Mötley Crüe, along with Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts is postponed and will be rescheduled to 2021. But remember when Mötley Crüe said they were done touring? It wasn’t that long ago they had “The Final Tour” and…

Throwback Concert: U2 at Mohegan Sun Arena 2018

Throwback Concert: U2 at Mohegan Sun Arena 2018

By Drew Carrano Today both casinos in Connecticut will be reopening to the public for the first time since mid March. Only portions of both casinos will be open while others areas will remain closed for the time being. One area of Mohegan Sun that will remain closed is the 10,000 seat arena. At the…

Throwback Concert: KISS at New Haven Coliseum 1997

Throwback Concert: KISS at New Haven Coliseum 1997

By Drew Carrano KISS and New Haven have a long history together. Dating back to 1976, Kiss played the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum at total of 9 times. This includes the early years with the original lineup (1976, 1978 and 1979), the years without makeup (1984, 1985, 1987 and 1990) and the big reunion…

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at XFINITY Theatre 2006

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at XFINITY Theatre 2006

By Drew Carrano Just like every other band in the world, COVID-19 has affected Iron Maiden’s touring plans for 2020. In fact according to the band’s manager Rod Smallwood, Iron Maiden will not play live again until June 2021. A whole year! So while we all wait for these heavy metal rockers to hit the…