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Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Jack Johnson, Florida Georgia Line


BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog

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ON SALE JULY 21

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. 7 p.m. Sept. 10. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Modest Mouse. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $45. Coca-Cola Roxy. TM.

 

Tesla. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$99.50. TM.

Sleeping With Sirens. 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Masquerade. $24.25. TM.

Jack Johnson. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $35-$89. LN.

Wolves in the Throne Room. 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Julien Baker. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Masquerade. $16. TM.

NEEDTOBREATHE. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Tabernacle. $36. TM.

Florida Georgia Line with Nelly and Chris Lane. 7 p.m. Oct. 20 and Oct 21. Verizon Amphitheatre. $25-$79.50 LN.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 14th Annual Christmas Rocks! 8 p.m. Dec. 6. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $47.50-$62.50. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS

SIMO. July 21. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Jeremiah Wheeler. July 21. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $15 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Charlie Wilson. 8 p.m. July 21. Chastain Park. $45-$125. LN.

Styx. 7 p.m. July 23. Verizon Amphitheatre. $29.50-$99.50. LN.

Madam Company, Cure My Enemy and Brandon Whitley & the Plain Janes. July 27. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Matthew Sweet. 8 p.m. July 26 and July 27. City Winery. $28-$38. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Raekwon. 7 p.m. July 27. Masquerade. $23. TM.

Tim and Eric. 7 p.m. July 28. Variety Playhouse. $47.50. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Medicine for the Soul Music Fest, featuring Morning Fatty and Roshambeaux. July 28. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Tim and Eric. 10 p.m. July 28. Variety Playhouse. $47.50. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Toad the Wet Sprocket with Beta Play. 8 p.m. July 29. Variety Playhouse. $36-$61; $126 VIP. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Randall Bramblett. July 29. Red Clay Foundry

BJ The Chicago Kid. 8 p.m. July 29. Buckhead Theatre. $25. TM.

Michelle Branch. 8 p.m. Aug. 1. $31-$36; $125, includes meet-and-greet, early entry and more. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Schec, Devvy Dub, Miko Payton. Aug. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Nickleback. 6 p.m. Aug. 2. Verizon Amphitheatre. $25-$125. LN.

Ben Provencial, Rujen, Stela. Aug. 2. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Rich Homie Quan. 8 p.m. Aug. 2. Center Stage. TM.

Trash Panda. Aug 3. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv./ $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

7 Minutes in Heaven. 7 p.m. Aug. 3. Masquerade. $10. TM.

The Lee Boys. Aug. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.Medicine for the Soul Music Fest, featuring Morning Fatty and Roshambeaux. July 28. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

The Surfaris. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Masquerade. $20. TM.

The Beggar’s Guild, Navajo Joe, Glen Pridgen Band. A benefit for Atlanta Lab Rescue. Aug. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Hellyeah. 7 p.m. Aug. 5. Masquerade. $99-$199. TM.

Charles Walker, See Bright Lights, Normal Norman. Late show. Aug. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Mary J. Blige. 8 p.m. Aug. 8. Wolf Creek Amphitheater. $56-$126. TM.

Michael Franti and Spearhead. 8 p.m. Aug. 8. Variety Playhouse. $32. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$99.50. TM.

The Tulips, Royal Sun and Automajic. Aug. 9. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Cody Marlowe, the Senators and Austin Coleman. Aug. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

J. Cole. 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Infinite Energy Arena. $33-$38. www.axs.com.

Dead Affect with Treehive. Aug. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

All the Locals. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Vinyl. $10. TA.

3 Doors Down. 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Cobb Energy Centre. $36-$78. TM.

Mystery Science Tour. 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-49.50. TM.

Nyck Caution and Kirk Knight. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Mary Black. Aug. 12. City Winery. $40-$55. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Escape Vehicle. Aug. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv./ $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Leslie Odom Jr. 8 p.m. Aug. 12. Variety Playhouse. $56-$86. www.variety-playhouse.com. (MOVED from Aug. 16).

Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows. 6:45 p.m. Aug. 13. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $29.50-$125.50. LN.

Shakewell. 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Masquerade. $16. TM.

Donald Fagen and the Nightflyers. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Atlanta Symphony Hall.

Meat Wave. 7 p.m. Aug. 18. Masquerade. $10. TM. $49.50-$325. TM.

ABBA the Concert (tribute show). 8 p.m. Aug. 18. Cobb Energy Centre. $36-$79. TM.

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$125.50. TM.

Earth, Wind & Fire with Chic and Nile Rodgers. 8 p.m. Aug. 19. Verizon Amphitheatre. $27.50-$175. LN.

Decapitated and Thy Art is Murder. 6 p.m. Aug. 23. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Dale Watson. Aug. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $20 adv. / $125 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Pat Cooper and Ray Fulcher with the Brent Gafford Band. Aug. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Rik Emmett (of Triumph) w/ Dave Dunlop. 8 p.m. Aug 25. $30-$45. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Joe Rogan. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Tabernacle. $39-$65. LN.

Patti LaBelle. 8 p.m. Aug. 26. Wolf Creek Amphitheater. $45-$85. LN.

Cruise Director, Brother Oliver, Cougar Sweat. Aug. 30. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $7 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Make Them Suffer. 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Masquerade. $16. TM.

SahBabii. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Masquerade. TM.

Haley Mae Campbell & Coal Mountain Band. Sep. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Wakeup Kids CD release, The Brown Goose and Everyday Anthem. Sept. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Kween & Nu Experiance. Sept. 2. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Marco Antonio Solis. 8 p.m. Sept. 2. Infinite Energy Arena. $63.50-$203.50. www.axs.com.

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet. 8 p.m. Sept. 3. City Winery. $24-$32. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Olivia Millerschin, Alex Guthrie and Eli Ensor. Sept. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Vesperteen with Phangs and Patternist. Sept. 6. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Rumours Fleetwood Mac Tribute. Sept. 7 and Sept. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $25 adv. / $150 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Pallbearer. 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Masquerade. $15. TM.

The 2017 Country Megaticket, featuring Lady Antebellum (Sept. 8), Thomas Rhett (Sept. 30), Florida Georgia Line (Oct. 20), and more. Multiple dates. Verizon Amphitheatre. $199-$649. LN.

Priest Tyaire presents Momma’s Boy. 8 p.m. Sept. 8; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Cobb Energy Centre. $44.50-$76.60. TM.

I Love the 90s, featuring TLC, Naughty by Nature, Color Me Badd, Montell Jordan and Snap! 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Infinite Energy Arena. $19.50-$99.50. www.axs.com.

Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Center Stage. $30-$35. TM.

Leighlynn Shine and Josh Rodgers Band. Later show. Sept. 9. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Japanese Breakfast. 7 p.m. Sept. 10. Masquerade. $12. TM.

The B-52 with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Sept. 14. $49.50-$125.50. TM.

Luzia by Cirque du Soleil. Sept. 14-Oct. 15 (show times vary). Atlantic Station. $35-$255. www.cirquedusoleil.com/luzia.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood. 8 p.m. Sept. 14 and Sept. 15. $26-$29 ($47 two-day pass). Variety Playhouse. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The B-52s with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Sept. 15. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $49.50-$125.50. TM.

Star Wars and More (the music of John Williams with ASO). 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Verizon Amphitheatre. $19.50-$89.50. TM.

Dead Flowers Circus Show and Lydia Treats. Sept. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Music Midtown featuring Bruno Mars, Mumford & Sons, Future, Blink-182 and more. Sept. 16-17. Piedmont Park. Two-day tickets $135; Two-day VIP $600-$1750. www.musicmidtown.com.

Alright Junior. Sept. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Lazer Lloyd. Sept. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Quicksand. 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Steady Common, The Hearsay and King of Summer. Sept. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $7 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Scott Brothers’ House Party. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Cobb Energy Centre. $39.75-$150. TM.

William Clark Green. Sept. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $15 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Million Dollar Quartet. 8 p.m. Sept. 20 and Sept. 21. Cobb Energy Centre. TM.

Lilly Hiatt. Sept. 21. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Tabernacle. $32-$55. LN.

Melvins. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Dada with The Sound & Shape and Nobody’s Darlings. Sept. 21. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $20 adv. / $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Sally and George, a Wild Frontier. Sept. 22. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

New Orleans Suspects. 8 p.m. Sept 22. City Winery. $18-$22. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

2Cellos with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Chastain Park. $25-$55. LN.

Lizz Wright. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Variety Playhouse. $41. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Adam Ant. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Variety Playhouse. $36; $135 VIP. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Howling Tongues and Truett. Sept. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Tracy Morgan. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Cobb Energy Centre. $42-$62. TM.

Peppa Pig’s Surprise (live show). 5 p.m. Sept. 24. Cobb Energy Centre. $29.50-$56.50. TM.

The Church. 8 p.m. Sept 24. City Winery. $45-$60. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Epica with Lacuna Coil. 7 p.m. Sept. 25. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Indigo Girls with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$99.50. TM.

Sacred Reich. 8 p.m. Sept. 27. Masquerade. $20. TM.

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. 9 p.m. Sept. 27. Variety Playhouse. $21. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Big Ups. 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Masquerade. $10. TM.

Isaac Mizrahi. 8 p.m. Sept. 28. City Winery. $35-$75. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Trey Anastasio with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $50.50-$70.50. TM.

Drive By Truckers with Strand of Oaks. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and Sept. 30. Variety Playhouse. $36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

John Mulaney. 7 p.m. Sept. 30. Cobb Energy Centre.

Thomas Rhett. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Verizon Amphitheatre. $25-$74.25. LN.

VNV Nation. 7 p.m. Oct. 2. The Earl. $25-$30. www.badearl.com.

XYLO. 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Rob Zombie. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. Coca-Cola Roxy. $42.50-$72.50. LN.

Box Era, I.R.E., Mister Tie Dye. Oct. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $7 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Stone Foxes. Oct. 4. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Molly Ringwald. 8 p.m. Oct 5. City Winery. $38-$48. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

The Head and The Heart with The Shelters. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Coca-Cola Roxy. $39.25-$63.75. LN.

Hard Working Americans. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Variety Playhouse. $26-$29. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Mastodon. 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Fox Theatre. $26-$46. www.foxtheatre.org.

Max Frost. 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Boyce Avenue. 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Crock Fest featuring Toby Keith, ZZ Top and Midland. 6 p.m. Oct. 7. Verizon Amphitheatre. $49-$105. TM.

Widowspeak. 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Themestock 6. Annual bash. Oct. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Harry Styles. 8 p.m. Oct. 8. $59.50-$70.50. Coca-Cola Roxy. TM.

Gorillaz. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Infinite Energy Arena. $43.75-$93.75. www.axs.com.

Four Year Strong. 6 p.m. Oct. 11. Masquerade. $17. TM.

The Jerry Douglas Band. 8 p.m. Oct. 12. City Winery. $24-$32. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Mercedes-Benz Stadium. $50-$250. TM.

The Devil Wears Prada. 6 p.m. Oct. 12. Masquerade. $20. TM.

The Yawpers. Oct. 13. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Growlers. 9 p.m. Oct. 13. Variety Playhouse. $26. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Travis Tritt. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Cobb Energy Centre. $36.50-$76.50. TM.

Ron Pope with Ages and Ages. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. Buckhead Theatre. TM.

Trevor Noah. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. Cobb Energy Centre. $36.50-$72. TM.

Sheer Mag. 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Masquerade. $12. TM.

The xx. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. Coca-Cola Roxy. $45-$59.50. TM.

Nick Offerman. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Cobb Energy Centre. $36.50-$56.50. TM

Halsey with Partynextdoor and Charli XCX. 7 p.m. Oct. 19. Infinite Energy Arena. $39.50-$69.50. www.axs.com.

Bird Dog Jubilee. Oct. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Descendents. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Masquerade. $36.50. TM.

Rodney Carrington. 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Cobb Energy Centre. $47.50. TM.

Beach Fossils. 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Masquerade. $16. TM.

Benjamin Booker. 9 p.m. Oct. 25. The Loft. $18. TA.

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Son Little with Ala.ni. Oct. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $14 adv. / $80 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Unbreakable Bloodline. Oct. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Average White Band. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 27. City Winery. $40-$55. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Soulfly Does Nailbomb. 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Masquerade. $20. TM.

The Lone Bellow with the Wild Reeds. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. Variety Playhouse. $24-$26 ($80 VIP tickets). www.variety-playhouse.com.

Jen Kirkman. 9 p.m. Nov. 3. Variety Playhouse. $21. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Amos Lee with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$89.50. TM.

Fall Out Boy. 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Philips Arena. $30.50-$70.50. TM.

Parker Smith and the Bandwith. Nov. 4. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Ema and The Blow. 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Boris. 7 p.m. Nov. 7. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Imagine Dragons. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Philips Arena. $39.50-$69.50. TM.

Saint Motel. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Masquerade. $22-$75. TM.

Rodney Crowell & Darrell Scott. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Variety Playhouse. $36-$46. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Tori Amos. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $45.50-$79.50. TM.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. Fox Theatre. $45-$145. www.foxtheatre.org.

John Cleese and the Holy Grail. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $56-$251. TM.

Marc Anthony. 7 p.m. Nov. 12. Philips Arena. $65-$145. TM.

Jay-Z. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Philips Arena. $39.50-$199.50. LN.

Daniel Hearn and The Static Pajamas, Peachtree Dish and the Sound of Fire. Nov. 15. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $5 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Maine. 6 p.m. Nov. 15. Masquerade. $25. TM.

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Cobb Energy Centre. $45-$125. TM.

Randy Newman. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$125.50. TM.

Celtic Thunder with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $45.50-$99.50. TM.

John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring. 7 p.m. Nov. 22. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$89.50. TM.

Disney’s Broadway Hits with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Nov. 25-26. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $20-$89. TM.

Lady Gaga. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. Philips Arena. $50-$230. TM.

Doublewide. Dec. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. 8 p.m. Dec. 8. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$95.50. TM.

Gary Numan. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Katy Perry. 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Philips Arena. TM.

A Johnny Waters Christmas. 8 p.m. Dec. 15. Variety Playhouse. $39.50-$45; $125 (VIP with meet-and-greet. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Janet Jackson. 8 p.m. Dec. 17. Philips Arena. $29.50-$125. TM.

The Music of Prince with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Jan. 26. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$89.50. TM.

Harry Styles with Kacey Musgraves. 8 p.m. June 11, 2018. Infinite Energy Arena. $39.50-$99.50. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.


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