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Atlanta Concerts on sale this week: Sam Smith, Miranda Lambert, Pink


BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog

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ON SALE NOW

A Conversation with Tyler Perry. 3 p.m. Nov. 12. Fox Theatre. $38.50-$128.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Jhene Aiko. 7 p.m. Nov. 24. Masquerade. $32.50. TM.

Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band. Nov. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $10 adv./$75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

All That Remains. 7 p.m. Nov. 26. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Christmas with the Celts. 8 p.m. Nov. 28. $20-$35. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

No Genre presents B.o.B. Dec. 24. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $25 adv./$150 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Henry Rollins. 8 p.m. Jan. 7. Variety Playhouse. $36-$41. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Grapes. 8 p.m. Jan. 13. Variety Playhouse. $20-$25. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Steeldrivers. 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Buckhead Theatre. LN.

Blues Traveler. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. Variety Playhouse. $31-$36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Cobb Energy Centre. $27-$102. TM.

Pleasure Club and PLS PLS. Feb. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $20 adv./$125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Pleasure Club and Young Antiques. Feb. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $20 adv./$125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash. 8 p.m. March 6. $81-$111. Tickets available at www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Felipe Esparza. 8 p.m. March 31. Variety Playhouse. $35-$51. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Pink. 8 p.m. April 21. Philips Arena. $47-$344. TM.

Sam Smith. 8 p.m. July 10. Infinite Energy Arena. $35-$125. www.axs.com.

ON SALE MONDAY

Power 96.1’s Jingle Ball featuring Demi Lovato, Logic, Zedd, Nick Jonas and more. 7 p.m. Dec. 15. Philips Arena. TM.

Miranda Lambert with Jon Pardi and Brent Cobb. 7 p.m. Jan. 20. Infinite Energy Arena. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS

The National Parks with RIVVRS. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Vinyl. $10. TA.

Aretha Franklin. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Fox Theatre. $69 and up. www.foxtheatre.org.

Palisades. 6 p.m. Oct. 13. Masquerade. $12. 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.

Cody Marlowe, the Red Trads and Brave the Spirit. Oct 13. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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.

Witt Lowry. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. Masquerade. TM.

Pete Yorn. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. Vinyl. $135-$285. TA.

Markiplier. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Cobb Energy Center. $38-$54. TM.

Doug Loves Movies. 4:20 p.m. Oct. 15. Variety Playhouse. $21 ($84 reserved tables for 4). www.variety-playhouse.org.

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

Jason Martin Band, Back South, CC Stevens and company. Oct. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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.

Alex Guthrie, Chelsea Shag, and Baby Rose. Oct. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Underachievers. 7 p.m. Oct. 19. Masquerade. $20. TM.

White Reaper. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers. 7:15 p.m. Oct. 19. Eddie’s Attic. $23-$28. www.eddiesattic.com.

Old Crow Medicine Show. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $25-$45. TM.

Truth. 9 p.m. Oct. 20. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Jess & Gabriel Conte. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Masquerade. $65-$125. TM.

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

Bodeans. 7 p.m. Oct 20. City Winery. $35-$50. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Eagles. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Philips Arena. $49.50-$299.50. LN.

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

Eagles. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Philips Arena. $49.50-$299.50. TM.

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

Trevor Sensor. 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Masquerade. $10. TM.

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

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

3 Way, Cutzooworld and Jermaine Rand. Oct. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Black Pistol Fire with Blackfoot Gypsies. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. The Earl. $25. www.badearl.com.

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

Backup Planet and Lagoons. Oct. 26. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $8 adv./ $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Liz Colby Sound and the Sweet Things. 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Star Bar. www.starbaratlanta.com.

Raelynn Rave. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Variety Playhouse. $16-$19. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Evanescenece. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Chastain Park. $33-$78. LN.

Dirty Heads. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Tabernacle. $28. LN.

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.

Wild ’N Out Live. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Infinite Energy Arena. $34-$143. www.axs.com.

C2 & Brothers Reed and Benyaro. Oct. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Arch Enemy & Trivium. 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Masquerade. $23. TM.

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

Motionless in White with Amity Affliction and Miss May I. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Center Stage. $25-$27. TM.

I the Mighty. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Drunken Unicorn. $15-$17. www.ticketfly.com.

I Prevail. 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Variety Playhouse. $25-$28. www.variety-playhouse.com.

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

Curren$y. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Masquerade. $26.50. TM.

Jazz is Phish. Nov. 2. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $18 / $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Microwave. 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Masquerade. $13. TM.

Fragile and Zen Time. Nov. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.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.

Anarbor. 9:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The Drunken Unicorn. $12-$14. www.ticketfly.com.

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

The Small Ball. 4:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Masquerade. $26. TM.

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.

Lil Peep. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. Loft. $20. TA.

DeadPhish Orchestra with Maradeen. 7 p.m. Nov 8. City Winery. $15-$20. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Goblin. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Center Stage. TM.

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

The Ultimate Aldean Experience. Nov. 9. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Darrell Scott with Jim Laurderdale (Rodney Crowell canceled). 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Variety Playhouse. $36-$46. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Whitechapel. 6 p.m. Nov. 10. Masquerade. $18. TM.

Andrew Belle. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Vinyl. $12-$15. TA.

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

Sesame Street Live. Nov. 10-12 (showtimes vary). $20-$50. Infinite Energy Arena. www.infinitenergycenter.com.

TroyBoi. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. Masquerade. $18. 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.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real with Nikki Lane. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Variety Playhouse. $21. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Cousin Stizz. 7 p.m. Nov. 12. Masquerade. $18. 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.

Kyle Tuttle Electric Band and High River Band. Nov. 14. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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.

Midas Wright, Boots and Katz, Saint Jak. Nov. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Steep Canyon Rangers. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Variety Playhouse. $18-$41. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Passafire. 7 p.m. Nov. 17. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Branan Murphy, Kid Politics and Mark Strokes. Nov. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $7 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

ATL Comedy Jam, featuring Lavell Crawford, Corey Holcomb, JB Smoove, Sheryl Underwood, Michael Blackson, and D.C. Young Fly.. 7 p.m. Nov. 18. Fox Theatre. $53.20-$148.95. www.foxtheatre.org.

The Motet and Dopapod. 9 p.m. Nov. 18. Variety Playhouse. $26. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Front Bottoms. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Masquerade. $26. TM.

Pierce Fulton. 7 p.m. Nov. 18. Masquerade. $15. TM.

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

Rujen, Jacob Furr, Ryan Tharp. Nov. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com

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

Celebration Day, Led Zeppelin Tribute. Nov. 22. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Rumours. A tribute to Fleetwood Mac. 8 p.m. Nov. 22. Variety Playhouse. $16. www.variety-playhouse.com.

In Cahoots. Nov. 24. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Dave Koz. 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Cobb Energy Centre. $36-$79. TM.

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith with Jordan Smith. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. Infinite Energy Arena. www.axs.com.

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

Candybox Revue: Inglorious Berlesque. Nov. 26. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $20 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Low Frequency Messiah, Sister Sandoz and Gravatation. Nov. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Lerogie, Resonant and Josh Robert Purgason. Nov. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Dead & Company. 7 p.m. Nov. 29. Phiilips Arena. $99-$550. TM.

Dead and Company After Party w/ Dead Affect. Nov. 29. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $8 adv./ $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Hatebreed. 6 p.m. Nov. 30. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Illenium with Said the Sky and Dabin. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30. Variety Playhouse. $25-$30. www.variety-playhouse.com.

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

Cut Copy. 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Variety Playhouse. $31-$36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Lil Pump. 7 p.m. Dec. 2. Masquerade. $27. TM.

Molotov. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Center Stage. $40-$45. TM.

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx. Dec. 5. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$109.50.

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

XXYYXX and Chrome Sparks. 9 p.m. Dec. 6. Variety Playhouse. $21-$26. www.variety-playhouse.com.

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

Kamasi Washington. 8 p.m. Dec. 8. Variety Playhouse. $33-$36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra. 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 9. $48.50-$88.50. Infinite Energy Arena. www.axs.com.

Robert Earl Keen. 8 p.m. Dec. 9. Variety Playhouse. $36-$56. www.variety-playhouse.com.

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

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

Smith & Myers. 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Masquerade. $29.50. TM.

Jake Bugg. 8 p.m. Dec. 13. Variety Playhouse. $26. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Bully. 8 p.m. Dec. 13. Terminal West. $15. www.ticketfly.com.

Gin Blossoms. 8 p.m. Dec. 14. Variety Playhouse. $31-$36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Asheville Holiday Hang with Town Mountain and the Honey Cutters. Dec. 14. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Break Away. 7 p.m. Dec. 16. Masquerade. $10. TM.

Casting Crowns and For King & Country. 7 p.m. Dec. 17. Infinite Energy Arena. $25-$79. www.axs.com.

Avery Sunshine. 8 p.m. Dec 17-19. City Winery. $35-$50. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

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

The Presmanes Brothers. Dec. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $10 adv./ $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Jennifer Nettles and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$125.50. TM.

Carly Burrus. Dec 21. Smith’s Olde Bar - The Music Room. $12 adv./ $75 VIP www.ticketweb.com.

Home Free. 8 p.m. Dec. 23. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$39.50. TM.

Hundredth. 7 p.m. Dec. 23. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Marcus Johnson. 8 p.m. Dec 26. City Winery. $18-$26. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Machinefunk (Widespread Panic Tribute). Dec. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Minnesota with Psymbionic and the Widdler. 9 p.m. Dec. 30. Variety Playhouse. $21-$26. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Tauk with Naughty Professor. 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Variety Playhouse. $26-$31. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Xscape with Tamar Braxton. 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Philips Arena. TM.

Paula Poundstone. 7 p.m. Jan. 13. Buckhead Theatre. $30-$65. TM.

Kathleen Battle with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $59-$99. TM.

The Killers. 8 p.m. Jan. 21. Infinite Energy Arena. $25-$90. www.axs.com.

David Rawlings. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Variety Playhouse. $33-$41. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Say Anything. 7 p.m. Jan. 25 and Jan. 26. Masquerade. $23. TM.

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

Big Head Todd and the Monsters. 8 p.m. Feb. 3. Variety Playhouse. $33.50-$37. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Lana Del Rey. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Philips Arena. TM.

Diana Krall. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $49.50-$125.50. TM.

August Burns Red. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Masquerade. $23. TM.

Marillion. 8 p.m. Feb. 10. Variety Playhouse. $46-$51. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Judah & The Lion. 8 p.m. April 20. Tabernacle. $54-$125. TM

Yo Yo Ma with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. May 5. Atlanta Symphony Hall. SOLD OUT.$99.50-$199.50. TM.

Kevin Nealon. 7 p.m. May 11; 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. May 12. City Winery. $40-$50. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Shania Twain. 7:30 p.m. June 4, 2018. Infinite Energy Arena. www.axs.com.

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

Niall Horan. 7 p.m. Sept. 20, 2018. Verizon Amphitheatre. $47-$107. LN.


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