Leo Visits Hamden: Indie/punk rock frontman Ted Leo is performing a solo show at Hamden's The Space tonight. Opening duties will be handled by his former Ted Leo and the Pharmacists bandmate, singer-songwriter Drew O'Doherty. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists are a staple on the festival circuit and a popular touring act. Leo is expected to perform a variety of material culled from the band's six albums, along with a handful of solo tracks. For some insight into his playful personality, check out his band's recent single, "Bottled in Cork" here. Tickets are still available for only $12. midi & the modern dance will also perform 7 p.m.
All Star Comedy Show: Dave Attell, Jim Norton, Jim Breuer and Bill Burr have joined forces for The Anti Social Network Tour and they are stopping by MGM Grand at Foxwoods this weekend. Attell has a huge following that stems from his Comedy Central series 'Insomniac with Dave Attell' and popular standup specials. Norton regularly appears on 'The Opie and Anthony Show' and has recently popped up on a number of TV shows (listen to him discuss his 'Bored to Death' guest spot here). Breuer has been around for quite some time, but most people still associate him with his hilarious turn in "Half Baked." Burr is probably the most obscure figure of the bunch, but he has an extremely popular Monday morning podcast, which you can check out here. Tickets are available through Foxwoods for $45-$55. 8 p.m.
Get Low: Milford's Daniel Street venue is hosting a special seated performance by Minnesota-based indie rock outfit Low this weekend. The trio's sound is often labeled "slowcore," an allusion to their minimalist arrangements and relaxed tempo. Low has several well-known fans, but they received their most prominent mention from Robert Plant, who included their singles "Silver Rider" and "Monkey" on his 2010 cover collection "Band of Joy." Plant raved about the band during an interview with the Associated Press: "It's great music." He added, "It's always been in the house playing away alongside Jerry Lee Lewis and Howlin' Wolf, you know. There's room for everything." There are still a limited number of tickets available for $18. Folk singer/songwriter Marisa Nadler opens. 8 p.m.
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