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Atlanta Tickets on sale this week: Mary J. Blige, Gabriel Iglesias, Royal Blood


BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog

ON SALE NOW

Darci Lynn and friends. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 13. Cobb Energy Centre. TM.

Ron White. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Infinite Energy Theater. $44.50. www.axs.com.

Mary J. Blige. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Fox Theatre. $78.60-$280.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Gabriel Iglesias. 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Philips Arena. TM.

Gordon Lightfoot. 8 p.m. Feb. 26. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$89.50. TM.

Adult. 7 p.m. March 2. Masquerade. $14. TM.

American Nightmare. 7 p.m. March 4. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Senses Fail. 6 p.m. March 5. Masquerade. $17. TM.

Kolars. 8:30 p.m. March 7. Aisle 5. $14-$16. www.ticketfly.com.

The Hunna and Coasts. 7 p.m. March 10. Masquerade. $16. TM.

Propagandhi. 7 p.m. March 11. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Starset. 6 p.m. March 13. Masquerade. $18. TM.

Timeflies. 7 p.m. March 21. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Moose Blood. 7 p.m. March 24. Masquerade. $18.99. TM.

Ty Dolla $ign. 7 p.m. March 28. Masquerade. $29.50. TM.

The Oh Hellos. 8 p.m. April 12. Variety Playhouse. $21-$68. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Loudon Wainright. 8 p.m. April 15. City Winery. $38-$46. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Ty Segall and the Freedom Band. 8:30 p.m.

Dixie Dregs. 8 p.m. April 28. Center Stage. $39-$75. TM.

Royal Blood. 8 p.m. June 8. Variety Playhouse. $30-$33. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Foreigner with Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin. 7 p.m. July 7. Verizon Amphitheatre. $19.71-$350. LN.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets film concert series. Oct. 5-7, show times vary. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $59.50-$129.50. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS

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.

Sundogs present the eight annual celebration of Tom Petty. Dec. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $15 adv./$100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.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.

Bryce & Bethany Merritt. Dec. 9. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $10. www.ticketweb.com.

Raelynn Rave. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9. The Loft. $15-$18. (MOVED from Variety Playhouse Oct. 26; tickets from original show date will be honored). TA.

Suicide Silence. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Masquerade. $21. TM.

Electric Glitterland. Dec. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Set to Stun. 7 p.m. Dec. 10. Masquerade. $10. TM.

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.

Young Mister, Mel Washington and Yosef. Dec. 13. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $8 adv., $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.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.

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

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.

Jimi Cravity. Dec. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $15 adv./$100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

ATL Collective presents Funky Christmas with Bernard Purdie, Fred Wesley, Marcus King and more. 8:30 p.m. Dec 22. Variety Playhouse. $26-$36. www.variety-playhouse.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.

Behind the Sun, El Scorcho, Suck on Primus and Gold Soundz. Dec. 29. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $12 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

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

Kilo Ali. Dec. 26. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $15 adv./$125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Roots of a Rebellion and Kaya’s Embrace. Dec. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar. $8 adv. 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.

Folk Soul Revival with Waller and Jack’s River. Jan. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $10 adv., $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Howlin’ Brothers. Jan. 3. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Black Fox, Box Car Radio, Good Graces and Hills & Holler. Jan. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $8. www.ticketweb.com.

John Thrasher. Jan. 6. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $12. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Jason Marcum, Daniel Boonelight and Lara Hersovitch. Jan. 7. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Tinsley Ellis. 8 p.m. Jan. 12. Variety Playhouse. $18-$21. www.variety-playhouse.com.

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

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

Maysa Leak. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Jan 15. City Winery. $45-$60. Tickets available at www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Boy Named Banjo. 8 p.m. Jan. 16. City Winery. $12-$20. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Nick Hagelin. 8 p.m. Jan. 17. City Winery. $12-$15. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Tastebud, Desmond Jones, Sono Lumini. Jan. 17. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

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

Escape Vehicle. Jan. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar - Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. Variety Playhouse. $41-$200. www.variety-playhouse.com.

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

Tim Barry. 7 p.m. Jan. 25. Masquerade. $12. TM.

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.

Zoso. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and Jan. 27. Variety Playhouse. $21-$24. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Longshot Saints CD release and House of Thomas. Jan. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Miranda Sings. Jan. 28. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$89. TM.

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

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

Winter Jam, featuring Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, John Crist and more. 6 p.m. Feb. 3. Philips Arena. $15 donation at the door (no tickets required). www.2018.jamtour.com.

Devvon Terrell. 7 p.m. Feb. 3. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Fairshake, TGTG and Red Tyde Rising. Feb. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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

Lettuce. 9 p.m. Feb. 7. Variety Playhouse. $28-$31. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Hosea Music, the Traveling Ones and Hunter Callahan. Feb. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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.

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

Kid Rock. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Infinite Energy Arena. www.axs.com.

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

Lalah Hathaway. 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 11. Center Stage. $39-$170. TM.

Palehound and Weaves. 7 p.m. Feb. 13. Masquerade. $12. TM.

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

Snarky Puppy. 8 p.m. Feb. 14 and Feb. 15. Variety Playhouse. $38-$51. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice. Feb. 15-Feb. 19 (show times vary). $15-$105.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.

Delbert McClinton. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. Variety Playhouse. $40-$56. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Al Stewart - Year of the Cat. 8 p.m. Feb 18. City Winery. $40-$55. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Lights. 7 p.m. Feb. 20. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Howard Jones. 8 p.m. Feb 21. City Winery. $81-$111. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Phillip Phillips. 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Variety Playhouse. $26-$29 ($100 VIP tickets). www.variety-playhouse.com.

Flor. 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Masquerade. $13. TM.

Diet Cig. 7 p.m. Feb. 24. Masquerade. $13. TM.

Emancipator Ensemble. 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Variety Playhouse. $26-$30. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Expendables. 7 p.m. Feb 27. Masquerade. $17. TM.

Benjamin Clementine. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Variety Playhouse. $21-$31. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Travis Green. 8 p.m. March 1. Variety Playhouse. $21-$26. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Knocked Loose and Terror. 6 p.m. March 2. Masquerade. $16. TM.

Railroad Earth. 8 p.m. March 2 and March 3. Variety Playhouse. $27.50-$31 ($50 for two-day pass). www.variety-playhouse.com.

Dixie Dregs. 8 p.m. March 3. Center Stage. $39-$75. TM.

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

Blake Shelton. 7 p.m. March 8. Philips Arena. $52-$358. TM.

Hippie Sabotage. 7 p.m. March 8. Masquerade. $25. TM.

I’m With Her. 8 p.m. March 10. Variety Playhouse. $28.50-$33.50. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Robin Tower. 8 p.m. March 15. Center Stage. $40-$50. TM.

Joshua Radin. 8 p.m. March 15. City Winery. $45-$55. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Sylvan Esso. 8 p.m. March 17. Tabernacle. $30. LN.

Iced Earth. 7 p.m. March 17. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Mac Sabbath. 7 p.m. March 17. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Shame and Snail Mail. 7 p.m. March 18. Masquerade. $10. TM.

Romeo Santos. 8 p.m. March 18. Philips Arena. TM.

Porches. 7 p.m. March 19. Masquerade. $15. TM.

Watain. 6 p.m. March 23. Masquerade. $22.50. TM.

Matt Kearney. 8 p.m. March 23. Tabernacle. $98.50. LN.

Eddie B. 8 p.m. March 24. Fox Theatre. $25-$65. www.foxtheatre.org.

K.Flay with Youngblud. 8:30 p.m. March 24. Variety Playhouse. $19 (VIP, $89). www.ticketfly.com.

The Hodgetwins. 8 p.m. March 25. Variety Playhouse. $26-$56. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Lee Ann Womack. 8 p.m. March 29. City Winery. $30-$45. www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

Our Last Night. 6 p.m. March 30. Masquerade. $16. TM.

Darren Knight (aka Southern Momma). 8 p.m. March 31. Cobb Energy Centre. $25.50-$33.50. TM.

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

Andy Grammer. 8:30 p.m. April 6. Variety Playhouse. $30-$32. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Chopin Society of Atlanta presents Rafal Blechacz. 5 p.m. April 15. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $25-$45. TM.

Jake Miller. 7:30 p.m. April 18. Masquerade. $20. TM.

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

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

Soulfly & Nile. 6 p.m. April 27. Masquerade. $22. TM.

Foo Fighters. 7 p.m. April 28. Georgia State Stadium. $54-$94. TM.

The Residents. 8 p.m. April 29. Variety Playhouse. $31-$36. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Chris Tomlin with Kim Walker Smith, Matt Maher, Christine D’Clario, Tauren Well, Pat Barrett. 7 p.m. April 29. Infinite Energy Arena. $15-$249. www.axs.com.

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.

Graham Parker. 8 p.m. May 13. City Winery. $20-26. Tickets available at www.citywinery.com/atlanta.

U2. 9 p.m. May 28. Infinite Energy Arena. $45-$329. www.axs.com.

Shania Twain. 7:30 p.m. June 4. 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.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. 7:30 p.m. June 23. Infinite Energy Arena. $69.50-$119.50. www.axs.com.

Bill Maher. 8 p.m. June 23. Cobb Energy Centre. $46.50-$325. TM.

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

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


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