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Atlanta Tickets on sale this week: Jacob Latimore, Ben Folds


 

BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog

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ON SALE  FRIDAY, DEC. 16

 

Jacob Latimore. 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Yacht Rock Revue performs the Beatles’ “Abby Road” and Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” 8:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Variety Playhouse. $21-$26. www.ticketfly.com.

Lolo. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Vinyl. $12. TA.

Secondhand Serenade. 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Masquerade. $18. TM.

Max & Iggor Cavalera. 6 p.m. Feb. 17. Masquerade. $20. TM.

K.Flay. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Tony Bennett. Feb. 21. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $59.50-$175.50. TM.

Tab Benoit. 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Variety Playhouse. $21-$26. www.ticketfly.com.

Martina McBride with Lauren Alaina. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $46.50-$56.50. TM.

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. 8 p.m. March 4. Buckhead Theatre. $28-$32. TM.

After the Burial. 7 p.m. March 22. Masquerade. $18. TM.

Enter Shikari. 7 p.m. March 28. Masquerade. $17. TM.

The Skints. 7 p.m. April 3. Masquerade. $13. TM.

Ben Folds with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. April 24. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $42.50-$89.50. TM.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. 7:30 p.m. April 27. Philips Arena.$49.50-$149.50. TM.

Rival Sons. 7 p.m. April 29. Masquerade. $20. TM.

State Champs. 6 p.m. May 3. Masquerade. $19.99. TM.

ON SALE SATURDAY

Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey. 7 p.m. May 24. Philips Arena. $39.95-$500. TM.

ON SALE MONDAY

Carnifex. 7 p.m. Feb. 18. Masquerade. $16. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS

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

Rising Appalachia with Hope for a Golden Summer. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Variety Playhouse. $23-$28. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Boy Named Banjo & the Vegabonds. Dec. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $7 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Memory Dean. Dec. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $20 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Kingsized Holiday Jubilee and Toy Drive. 8 p.m. Dec. 17. Variety Playhouse. $36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Wreck the Halls (Toys for Tots benefit), featuring Blis, Fox Wound, Blurry and more. 7 p.m. Dec. 17. Masquerade. $10. TM.

Lily Rose. Dec. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Waka Flocka Flame. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 17. Center Stage. $25-$30. TM.

Afton Showcase. Dec. 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $12 adv. / www.ticketweb.com.

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

Moose Kick with the Orange Constant. Dec. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Mighty Mo & More. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19. Fox Theatre. Free. www.foxtheatre.org.

Rumours (A tribute to Fleetwood Mac). 8 p.m. Dec. 23. Variety Playhouse. $16. www.ticketfly.com.

Songs for Kids Foundation presents: An evening celebrating the music of Adele. Benefiting Songs for Kids’ work integrating musicians into the lives of children facing illness and hardship. Dec. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

MC Such and Such and friends. Dec. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $7 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Gillian Welch. 8 p.m. Dec. 29. Variety Playhouse. $34-$37. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Simo with Thomas Wynn & The Believers. Dec. 29. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Runaway Gin. Dec. 30 (second night added). Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables. / $40 2-night pass. www.ticketweb.com.

Anthony Hamilton and friends. 8 p.m. Dec. 30. Fox Theatre. $60-$150. www.foxtheatre.org.

Runaway Gin. Dec. 31. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $25 adv. / $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Motet with Roosevelt Collier Trio. 10 p.m. Dec. 31. Variety Playhouse. $35-$99. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Sam Holt Band’s birthday tribute to Michael Houser with Escape Vehicle. Jan. 6. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Hysteria Machine Presents: Pokemon Whoah! A Burlesque Show. Jan. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $20 adv. / $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Wednesday 13. 7 p.m. Jan. 12. Masquerade. $12. TM.

The Eli Project benefit concert featuring John Stringer & Ashley Rivera. Jan. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. /$100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Railroad Earth. 8 p.m. Jan. 13. Variety Playhouse. $26-$31. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Porch 40 with Injured Penguins. Jan. 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Ring of Honor Wrestling. 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Center Stage. $30-$75. TM.

The Hodgetwins. 8 p.m. Jan. 14. Variety Playhouse. $34-$37. www.ticketfly.com.

The Burning Peppermints, Hunter Sharpe and Oginalii. Jan. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Safetysuit. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. The Loft. $15-$20. TA.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs the Music of David Bowie. 8 p.m. Jan. 20. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $19.50-$89.50. TM.

Robot Party & Trey Broussard with Camera Box. Jan. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Lotus. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. Variety Playhouse. $23-$26 ($41 two-day pass). www.ticketfly.com

Control This, Taj Motel Trio and Southern Ska Syndicate. Jan. 21. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

“In the Mood: A 1940s Musical Review.” 7 p.m. Jan. 22. Cobb Energy Centre. $22-$62. TM.

Don Henley with JD & The Straight Shot. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Fox Theatre. www.foxtheatre.org.

Sevyn Streeter. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. The Loft. $20-$25. TA.

The Beach Boys. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. Cobb Energy Centre. $49-$89. TM.

Future Babes, Ben Millburn and Phoebe. Jan. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Khalid. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25. Vinyl. $15-$20. TA.

Wild Kratts Live. Jan. 27-28 (show times vary). Cobb Energy Centre. $27-$97. TM.

Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag. 7 p.m. Jan. 27. Masquerade. $23.50. TM.

Big Something, People’s Blues of Richmond and Saturn Valley. Jan. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

James Shealy, Isaac & Joel with Jordy Searcy. Jan. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

24Hrs with Ye Ali. 8 p.m. Jan. 28. Vinyl. $17. TA.

Delbert McClinton (CD release show). 8 p.m. Jan. 28. $35.50-$38. www.variety-playhouse.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.

Yarn. Jan. 31. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Atmosphere with Brother Ali, Dem Atlas, Plain Ole Bill and Last Word. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. Center Stage. $24-$27. TM.

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

Pat Cooper and Ray Fulcher. Feb. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

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

My Maiden Name and Roy Saunders. Feb. 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Tinsley Ellis. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. Variety Playhouse. $18-$20. www.variety-playhouse.com.

August Burns Red. 6 p.m. Feb. 7. Masquerade. $23. TM.

Al Dimeola. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. Variety Playhouse. $40-$45 ($125 upgrade includes soundcheck, meet-and-greet and more). www.ticketfly.com.

Rick Astley. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. Center Stage. $35-$39. TM.

Zoso (LEd Zeppelin covers). Feb. 10 and Feb. 11. (show times vary). variety-playhouse.com.

Bon Jovi. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Philips Arena. $37.50-$552.75. TM.

Snap Judgment. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$75. TM.

Isaiah Rashad. 8 p.m. Feb. 12. The Loft. $18-$22. TA.

Mickey Avalon. 7 p.m. Feb. 12. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Mayhem. 7 p.m. Feb. 13. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Andrea Bocelli. Feb. 14. Infinite Energy Arena. $79-$369. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.

Ms. Lauryn Hill. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Tabernacle $49.50-$105.50. LN.

Yes: The Album Series. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $49.50-$125.50. TM.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme. Feb. 15-20 (show times vary). Philips Arena. $15-$93. TM.

The Trews. Feb. 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. /$50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Eric Church. Feb. 16. Infinite Energy Arena. $29-$89. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.

Yanni. 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$250. TM.

Bird Dog Jubilee. Feb. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Hari Kondabolu. 9 p.m. Feb. 17. Center Stage. $17-$25. TM.

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

Kween & Nu Experiance. Feb. 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Sebastian Maniscalco. 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Cobb Energy Centre. $42.15-$63.35. TM.

Mike & the Moonpies. Feb. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Cadillac Three. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Variety Playhouse. $18-$21. www.ticketfly.com.

Sick of It All. 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Masquerade. $18. TM.

Lemuria with Mikey Erg. 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Masquerade. $13. TM.

Sally & George (members of Della Mae & Sol Driven Train). Late show. Feb. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Polyphia. 7 p.m. Feb. 24. Masquerade. $13. TM.

Daya. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. Variety Playhouse. $21-$26; $80 VIP tickets include meet-and-greet and photo op. TM.

Parker Smith & the Bandwidth. Feb. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

Tony Levitas & the Leviathans (CD release). Feb. 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Lake Street Drive. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. Variety Playhouse. $30. www.ticketfly.com.

Sting with Joe Sumner and the Last Bandoleros. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. Tabernacle. $80.50-$174.50. LN.

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

Sidewalks & Skeletons, Brothel, Resonata, Luminance, Shanti B2B Toka. DJ sets & live music accompaniment. March 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Dawes. 8 p.m. March 4. Variety Playhouse. $28-$29. www.ticketfly.com.

Overkill with Nile, Khaotika and Monsura. 8 p.m. March 5. Variety Playhouse. $25. www.ticketfly.com.

The Chieftains with Paddy Moloney. March 7. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$89.50. TM.

Deafheaven. 7 p.m. March 7. Masquerade. $18. TM.

Garrison Keillor. 8 p.m. March 9. Cobb Energy Centre. $49.50-$149.50. TM.

Green Day with Against Me. 7:30 p.m. March 10. Infinite Energy Arena. $49.50-$59.50. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.

The Steeldrivers. 8 p.m. March 10. Variety Playhouse. $25-$40. www.ticketfly.com.

The Dig. 7 p.m. March 10. Masquerade. $10. TM.

Jim Jefferies. 8 p.m. March 11. Cobb Energy Centre. $36.50-$46.50. TM.

Norah Jones. 8 p.m. March 11. Fox Theatre. $26-$71.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones. 7:30 p.m. March 12. $55-$75. www.ticketfly.com.

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

Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull). March 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $25 adv. /$150 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Jose James. 8 p.m. March 16. Center Stage. $26-$57. TM.

Nails. 7 p.m. March 17. Masquerade. $15. TM.

The Decibel Magazine Tour, featuring Kreator, Obituary, Midnight and Horrendous. 6 p.m. March 18. Masquerade. $20. TM.

“The Price is Right” Live. 7:30 p.m. March 21. Fox Theatre. $39-$78.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

The Menzingers with Jeff Rosenstock and Rozwell Kid. 7 p.m. March 22. Masquerade. $17. TM.

Hippo Campus. 7 p.m. March 23. Masquerade. $15. TM.

We the Kings. 7 p.m. March 27. Masquerade. $25. TM.

The Magnetic Fields. 8 p.m. March 27-28. Variety Playhouse. $41-$46. www.ticketfly.com.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. 8 p.m. March 31. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$69.50. TM.

The Zombies. 8 p.m. April 8. Variety Playhouse. $40-$60. www.ticketfly.com.

Ron White. 10 p.m. April 8. Cobb Energy Centre. $55-$65. TM.

Ariana Grande with Little Mix and Victoria Monet. 7:30 p.m. April 12. Philips Arena. $29.95-$199.95. TM.

Panic! At the Disco. 7 p.m. April 12. Infinite Energy Arena. $39.50-$59.50. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.

Red Hot Chili Peppers. 8 p.m. April 14. Philips Arena. $53-$103. TM.

Testament. 6:30 p.m. April 15. Center Stage. $26.50. TM.

Jump Little Children. 8 p.m. April 20. Variety Playhouse. $26-$31 ($51 VIP ticket). www.ticketfly.com.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. 7:30 p.m. April 22. Philips Arena. TM.

Christian McBride Trio. 8 p.m. April 29. Variety Playhouse. $33.50-$40.50 ($66 for VIP meet-and-greet). www.ticketfly.com.

Neil Diamond. 8 p.m. April 30. Philips Arena. $29.50-$149.50. TM.

Bastille. 8 p.m. May 10. Fox Theatre. www.foxtheatre.org.

The Damned. 7:30 p.m. May 11. Masquerade. $23. TM.

The Weeknd. 7:30 p.m. May 13. Phillips Arena. $39.50-$150. TM.

Delain and Hammerfall. 8 p.m. May 18. Variety Playhouse. $31-$36 ($76 VIP ticket includes show poster and meet-and-greet). www.ticketfly.com.

Mayday Parade. 7 p.m. May 20. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Chris Rock. 8 p.m. May 26 and 7 p.m. May 27. www.foxtheatre.org.

Dead & Company. 7 p.m. June 13. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $40-$149.50. TM.

New Kids on the Block with Boyz II Men and Paula Abdul. 7:30 p.m. July 14. Infinite Energy Arena. $39.50-$249.95. www.axs.com.

Roger Waters. 8 p.m. July 16. Infinite Energy Arena. $55-$199.50. www.axs.com.

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


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