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Atlanta Tickets on sale: Phish, Robert Cray


BY SARIA CANDAY

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ON SALE FRIDAY, AUG. 19

Rooney with Royal Teeth and Swimming With Bears. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. The Loft. $16-$18. TA.

Phish. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $45-$65. LN.

The Orb and Mark Farina. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Variety Playhouse. $22-$25. TM.

Robert Cray. 8 pm. Nov. 19. Variety Playhouse. $35-$40. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS

Ire Vibes series featuring Tatanka, Five40, Natti Love Joys. Aug. 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Runaway Gin. Aug. 19 and Aug. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

O.A.R. 8 p.m. Aug. 19. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $26.50-$46.50. LN.

Kidz Bop. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $15-$45. TM.

Needtobreathe with Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan and Welshly. 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $23.50-$70.50. TM.

Local H. 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Chad Staehly, Duane Trucks and Jesse Aycock. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Buckhead Theatre. $26-$29. TM.

Summer Slaughter Tour, featuring Cannibal Corpse, Nile, After the Burial, Suffocation and more. 2 p.m. Aug. 21. Masquerade. $29.50. TM.

PJ Morton & Algebra Blessett. 8 p.m. Aug. 21. Center Stage. $35. TM.

Electric Glitterland Rock & Roll Caberet. Aug. 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv./$100 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Monolord. 7 p.m. Aug. 23. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Fifth Harmony featuring Jack & Jack. 7 p.m. Aug. 23. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $25.45-$75.45. LN.

Lil Yachty. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. Center Stage. $19.50-$22. TM.

Jill Scott with Gallant and Tish Hyman. 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $46.50-$126.50. TM.

Sweetwater Brewery & Chattahoochee Riverkeepers’ Save the Hooch Night, featuring Dr. Strangelove, the Future Babes, Paul Warner, Kara Claudy. Aug. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Drake and Future with other guests. 7 p.m. Aug. 25 and Aug. 26. Philips Arena. $49-$179. TM.

Air Supply. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$99.50. TM.

Talib Kweli and Cody Chesnutt. 8 p.m. Aug. 26. Center Stage. $27-$32. TM.

Escape Vehicle and Dead Affect. Aug. 26. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv./ $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Andy Brown Troupe and Map of the Moon. Aug. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room - Late Show. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

El Scorcho. Aug. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

STS9. 7 p.m. Aug. 27. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19.99-$49.50. TM.

The Xperience hosted by Jelani S. Aug. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Young Dolph. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 30. The Loft. $15-$18. TM.

The Marcus King Band with Seth Winters Band. Aug. 31. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

AC/DC. 8 p.m. Sept. 1. Philips Arena. $75-$125. TM.

Steven Tyler. 8 p.m. Sept. 1. Cobb Energy Centre. $56.95-$146.95. TM.

Ryan Adams Heartbreaker: A Tribute. Sept. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

MattyB and friends. 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Center Stage. $15-$40. TM.

Pat Cooper and Ray Fulcher. Sept. 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Broods with Jarryd James. 8 p.m. Sept. 3. Center Stage. $22.50-$25. TM.

Dash Rip Rock with Wild Injuns, Kenny Howes & the Wow. Sept. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Carl Sanders YMCA in association with Fire Station 26 present: Collective Voice and a Night of Soulful Sounds. Sept 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $20 adv./$100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Flume. 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Tabernacle. $25. LN.

Brian Wilson. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Fox Theatre. $46.50-$76.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Porch 40 with the Orange Constant and Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats. Sept. 9. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. /$50 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

Bad Boy Family Reunion featuring Puff Daddy, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox and French Montana. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Philips Arena. $29.50-$150. TM.

One MusicFest, featuring Ice Cube, Erykah Badu, Dungeon Family and more. Noon, Sept. 10. $55-$125. LN.

Dank with Zale. Sept. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Afton Showcase featuring Nydia and guests. Sept. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Darius Rucker with Dan & Shay. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. $24.50-$69.50. TM.

Rich Robinson (of the Black Crowes). 8 p.m. Sept. 11. City Winery. $28-$36. www.citywinery.com.

Kanye West. 8 p.m. Sept. 12. Philips Arena. $29.50-$129.50. TM.

The Derailers with the Blacktop Rockets and Across the Wide. Sept. 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Blood Orange. 8 p.m. Sept. 15. Center Stage. $20-$22. TM.

Widespread Panic with Umphrey’s McGee. 7 p.m. Sept. 16. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $49.50-$55. TM.

The Game. 9 p.m. Sept. 16. Center Stage. $39-$42. TM.

Widespread Panic after party ft. Bird Dog Jubilee with the Gypsies and Steady Common. Sept. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables / $5 with WSP ticket stub. www.ticketweb.com.

Music Midtown, featuring the Killers, Twenty One Pilots, Beck, Deadmau5 and more. Sept. 17-18. Piedmont Park. $150 two-day general admission tickets; VIP packages also available. LN.

An Evening with Albert Cummings. Sept. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $17 adv. / $90 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Josh Fletcher, Casey Harper, Kyle Cox, Matt Brown. Sept. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Tory Lanez. 9 p.m. Sept. 21. Center Stage. $25-$30. TM.

Wes Cook. Friday, Sept. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Amos Lee. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Cobb Energy Centre. $27-$57. TM.

VanLadyLove. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Vinyl. $10-$12. TA.

Nameless Nameless: Performing “Nevermind” in its Entirety with the Cherry Bomb and the Buzzards of Fuzz. Sept. 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Il Divo. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Cobb Energy Centre. $42-$122. TM.

Boyce Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Center Stage. $25. TM. (Rescheduled from May 6. Tickets from original show date will be honored.)

Jason Isbell with Josh Ritter. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Fox Theatre. $39.50-$59.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Beyonce. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Georgia Dome. $45-$280. TM.

Kaleo. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Center Stage. $22-$25. TM.

Lucky Chops. Sept. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

This Wild Life with Have Mercy, Movements and Many Rooms. 6 p.m. Sept. 27. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Tycho with William Tyler and Heathered Pearls. 8 p.m. Sept. 28. Variety Playhouse. $25-$28. TM.

Dale Watson. Sept. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $20 adv. / $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Nada Surf. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Terminal West. $18-$20. www.ticketfly.com.

Ben Rector. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Chastain Park. $25.50-$45.50. LN.

Gurufish and Crane. Sept. 30. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Lalah Hathaway. 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Center Stage. $35-$62. TM.

Sarah Jarosz and Parker Millsap. 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Variety Playhouse. $26. TM.

IAMX with Cellars. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. The Loft. $20-$22. TA.

Eleanor Tallie. Oct. 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Prophets of Rage. 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $30-$89.50. LN.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers with Outlaws. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$49.50. TM.

Clutch with Zakk Sabbath and Kyng. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Buckhead Theatre. $28-$34. TM.

Slayer with Anthrax and Death Angel. 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Tabernacle. $42.50-$75. LN.

Underdog Concerts Presents: A-Jay King & Friends. Oct. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $7 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Gnash. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Vinyl. $$15-$17. TA.

The Oh Hellos with Penny & Sparrow. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Variety Playhouse. $18-$21. TM.

Eric Johnson. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. Center Stage. $20-$35. TM.

Jacob Collier. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Vinyl. $20-$25. TA.

Lion & Company (CD release) with Three Star Revival & Robot Party. Oct. 7. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. /$50 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

The Wood Brothers. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Buckhead Theatre. $28-$31. TM.

Kansas. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $35.50-$85.50. TM.

Taking Back Sunday. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. The Loft. $35. TA.

The Temper Trap with Coast Modern. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Variety Playhouse. $25-$28. TM.

The Fab Four (Beatles tribute). 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Center Stage. $38.50-$54. TM.

Kicks 101.5 Country Fair featuring Lady Antebellum and Jennifer Nettles. 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29-$125. TM.

Blueground Undergrass with Seth Winters & Glen Pridgen Band. Oct. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Sum 41. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Masquerade. TM.

Majid Jordan. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. Center Stage. $26-$29. TM.

The Faint with Gang of Four. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Center Stage. $28.50. TM.

Henry Rollins. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Variety Playhouse. $30-$33. TM.

The Mowgli’s with Colony House and Dreamers. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Vinyl. $17-$20. TA.

The Nightowls with the Velvet Stones. Oct. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Korn and Breaking Benjamin. 6 p.m. Oct. 13. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $39.95-$59.50. LN.

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers. Oct. 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $20 adv. /$125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Chasing Jonah. Oct. 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Bronze Radio Return. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Vinyl. $12-$14. TA.

The Turnpike Troubadours with Dalton Domino. 9 p.m. Oct. 14. Variety Playhouse. $22-$25. TM.

RX Bandits. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The Loft. $22.50-$25. TA.

Eden. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. Vinyl. $15-$17. TA.

The Badash Allstar Team presents: The Allman Bros Tribute Jam. Oct. 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Amy Schumer. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. Philips Arena. $43-$125. TM.

Mike Stud. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. The Loft. $15. TA.

The Mavericks. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. Variety Playhouse. TM.

Elvis Costello. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. Cobb Energy Centre. $51-$96. TM.

Soilwork with Unearth, Battlecross, Wovenwar and more. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The Loft. $20-$25. TM.

Donovan Frankenreiter. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 21. Center Stage. $25-$30. TM.

The Orb and Mark Farina. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Variety Playhouse. $22-$25. TM.

Bonnie Raitt. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Fox Theatre. $35.50-$95.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Damien Escobar. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Center Stage. $40-$65. TM.

Dance Theatre of Harlem. 8 p.m. Oct. 22 and 3 p.m. Oct. 23. Cobb Energy Centre. $25-$75. TM.

Carol Burnett. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Cobb Energy Centre. $55-$175. TM.

Bianca Del Rio. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Variety Playhouse. $37.50; $99-$199 VIP tickets. TM.

Loreena McKennitt Trio. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$95. TM.

King. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Center Stage. $20-$25. TM.

Carol Burnett. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Cobb Energy Centre. $55-$175. TM.

Futuristic. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. The Loft. $20. TA.

Eric Hutchinson. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. The Loft. $20. TA.

Mana. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Philips Arena. $49.50-149.50. TM.

Catfish and the Bottlemen. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Variety Playhouse. $23-$26. TM.

Lindsey Stirling. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Cobb Energy Centre. $27.50-$67.50. TM.

East Cameron Folkcore. Oct. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Incognito, featuring Maysa with Deborah Bond. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Cobb Energy Centre. $33-$86. TM.

Machine Gun Kelly. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Center Stage. $30-$35. TM.

Adele. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and Oct. 29. Philips Arena. $39.50-$149.50. TM.

Mac Sabbath with Friend Without a Face. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29. The Loft. $20. TA.

Blue Oyster Cult. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Variety Playhouse. $41-$46. TM.

Sia with Miguel and AlunaGeorge. 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Philips Arena. $31-$121. LN.

Colbie Caillat with Justin Young and High Dive Heart. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. Center Stage. $39-$44. TM.

Kishi Bashi. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.

Trevor Hall. 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Center Stage. $20-$25. TM.

The Record Company. 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Vinyl. $15. TA.

Galactic with Fruition. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Variety Playhouse. $26-$29. TM.

Dweezil Zappa. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. $38.50-$41. Variety Playhouse. TM.

Guided by Voices with Surfer Blood. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Variety Playhouse.$29.50-$33. TM.

Pink Talking Fish. Nov. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. /$100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Soul Rebels with Chelsea Shag. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Vinyl. $18-$20. TA.

Daughter. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Variety Playhouse. $26-$30. TM.

Alchemy Sky Foundation Benefit. Nov. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $15 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Stroke 9. Nov. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Sheila E. 9 p.m. Nov. 12. Center Stage. $20-$23. TM.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. Variety Playhouse. $24-$26. TM.

George Winston. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Variety Playhouse. $25-$30. TM.

Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho-Devilles with Hillbilly Casino. Nov. 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Variety Playhouse. $31-$36. TM.

Pet Shop Boys. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$102.50. TM.

Jonny Lang. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Variety Playhouse. $36-$41. TM.

Steven Wilson. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Center Stage. $34-$39. TM.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Vinyl. $12-$15. TA.

Brothers Osborne. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Variety Playhouse. $26-$31. TM.

Tauk. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Variety Playhouse. $18-$23. TM.

Jeff Dunham. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Philips Arena. $53.50. TM.

Jon Bellion. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Center Stage. $20-$23. TM.

Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Cobb Energy Centre. $39-$125. TM.

Straight No Chaser. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Fox Theatre. $39.50-$59.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Brendan James. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Vinyl. $10-$15. TA.

Odd Squad Live! 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Cobb Energy Centre. $17-$47. TM.

The Last Waltz Ensemble playing the music of Bob Dylan and the Band. Nov. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

“Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage.” 8 p.m. Nov. 25; 2 p.m. Nov. 26; 1 p.m. Nov. 27. Cobb Energy Centre. $42-$82. TM.

Tribute: A celebration of the Allman Brothers Band with Ex Wives. Nov. 26. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Mannheim Steamroller by Chip Davis. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 26. Fox Theatre. www.foxtheatre.org.

The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure. 6 p.m. Nov. 29. Cobb Energy Centre. $30.50-$60.50. TM.

Jillian Michaels. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. Center Stage. $34-$39. TM.

Dav Koz with Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore and Valerie Simpson. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. Cobb Energy Centre. $36-$76. TM.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. Cobb Energy Centre. $35-$75. TM.

Eric Dodd. Dec. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Reverend Horton Heat. 8 p.m. Dec. 16. Center Stage. $24. TM.

Tommy Emmanuel with Pat Bergeson, Annie Sellick and John Knowles CGP. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. Variety Playhouse. $39.50-$45. TM.

B.O.B. Dec. 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $25 adv. / $150 VIP tables / $99 meet and greet. www.ticketweb.com.

The Charlie Fog Band. Jan. 7. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Pat Metheny with Antonio Sanchez, Linda Oh and Gwilym Simcock. Jan. 31. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$79.50. TM.

Dirkschneider. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. Variety Playhouse. $30-$35. TM.

The Devil Makes Three. 9 p.m. Feb. 3. Variety Playhouse. $22.50-$25. TM.

Gad Elmaleh. 8 p.m. Feb. 3. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$69.50. TM.

Jay Leno. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Cobb Energy Centre. $56-$146. TM.

Arlo Guthrie. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $35-$89.50. TM.

Alan Cumming. 8 p.m. March 3. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$125.50. TM.

Game of Thrones: Live Concert Experience featuring Ramin Djawadi. 8 p.m. March 14. Philips Arena. $39.50-$99.50. TM.


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