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Atlanta Tickets on sale this weekend: Music Midtown, Elle King


ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Gucci Mane & Friends. 8 p.m. July 22. Fox Theatre. $35-$75. FoxTheatre.org.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Elle King. 8 p.m. Nov. 8. $32.50. The Tabernacle. LN

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

ON SALE MONDAY, JUNE 27

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

UPCOMING SHOWS

Mali Music. 8:30 p.m. June 30. Center Stage. $25-$29. TM.

Five Eight with Votive. June 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

The Jayhawks. 8:30 p.m. June 24. Buckhead Theatre. $30-$35. TM.

Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson. 8 p.m. June 24. Cobb Energy Centre. $45-$125. TM.

The Cure with the Twilight Sad. 7 p.m. June 24. Aaron’s Amphitheatre. $25-$100. LN.

Sinbad. 8 p.m. June 25. Cobb Energy Centre. $34.50. TM.

Jon Bellion. 8 p.m. June 26. The Loft. $16-$20. TA.

Los Van Van. 8:30 p.m. June 28. Center Stage. $35-$40. TM.

Barenaked Ladies with OMD and Howard Jones. 7:30 p.m. June 28. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19.50-$89.50. TM.

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas. 7 p.m. June 29. Philips Arena. $29.95-$89.95. TM.

Sublime with Rome and Tribal Seeds. 8 p.m. June 30. Tabernacle. $39.50. LN.

Amsterdam Station (CD release) with Erica Bryan and Tin Man. July 1. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Ani DiFranco. 8 p.m. July 2. City Winery. $40-$55. www.citywinery.com.

Injured Penguins. July 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Lion Babe. 9 p.m. July 2. Vinyl. $20. TA.

Nicky Jam with Zion & Lennox, De La Ghetto, Valentino. 8 p.m. July 2. Philips Arena. $64.50-$154.50. TM.

The Hotelier with Tod Slant and Bellows. 8 p.m. July 3. Vinyl. $13-$15. TA. (Moved from Druken Unicorn. Original tickets honored.)

The String Cheese Incident. 7 p.m. July 3 and July 4. Chastain Park. $35-$49.95. LN.

Bad Suns. 8 p.m. July 5. Vinyl. $18-$20. TA.

Flag. 7 p.m. July 7. Masquerade. $25. TM.

Emily King. 9 p.m. July 7. The Loft. $22-$25. TA.

GOT7. 7:30 p.m. July 8. Cobb Energy Centre. $65-$215. TM.

The Naked Magic Show. July 8-9 (show times vary). Buckhead Theatre. $30-$100. TM.

The Sundogs. July 9. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

Brand New and Modest Mouse. 7 p.m. July 10. Chastain Park. $20.50-$51.49. LN.

Afton presents: Beautiful Lyric and more. July 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Rookie of the Year. July 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Spite. 7 p.m. July 13. Masquerade. $8. TM.

Broadcast 90. July 14. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Drivin’ N Cryin’. July 15-16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $27 adv. / $150 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

I Love the 90s, featuring Salt N Pepa with Biz Markie, Kid ‘N Play, All-4-One, Coolio, Tone Loc, Rob Base, and Young MC. 7:30 p.m. July 16. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19.50-$79.50. TM.

Zakk Wylde. 7 p.m. July 16. Masquerade. $27.50. TM.

All the Locals with Night Beds. 8:30 p.m. July 16. Vinyl. $10-15. TA.

Freakwater with Drunken Prayer. 7 p.m. July 16. Eddie’s Attic. $12-$15. www.ticketfly.com.

Sweet Spirit. July 17. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Never Shout Never with Me Like Bees. 6 p.m. July 17. Masquerade. $22. TM.

Belly. 8:30 p.m. July 19. The Loft. $18-$20. TA.

Julion Alvarez y Su Nortendo Banda. 8 p.m. July 19. Philips Arena. $64.50-$164.50. TM.

Uncle Lucius. July 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Town Mountain with Sam Lewis. 9 p.m. July 20. Terminal West. $12-$14. www.ticketfly.com.

Forje. July 21. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Rumours Fleetwood Mac Tribute with the Dirty Doors. July 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com

Rumours Fleetwood Mac Tribute with Nevermind. July 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv. / $100 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Tedeschi Trucks Band with Los Lobos and North Mississippi Allstars. 7:30 p.m. July 23. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19.50-$89.50. TM.

Ted Nugent. 8 p.m. July 24. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$69.50. TM.

Afton presents: Concrete Orange and more. July 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

5 Seconds of Summer. 7:30 p.m. July 24. Aaron’s Amphitheatre. $25-$79.95. LN.

Walden. July 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Walden with Hedonistas. July 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Pitbull with Prince Royce. 7 p.m. July 28. Philips Arena. $29.95-$139.95. TM.

Todrick Hall. 9 p.m. July 29. Center Stage. $25 general admission; $100 VIP. TM.

3rd Annual Medicine for the Soul Music Festival with McLovins, Sumilan, Voodoo Visionary, Those Cats, Saturn Valley. July 29. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Gwen Stefani with Eve. 7 p.m. July 29. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29.95-$149.95. TM.

Clashinista with Zen Arcade and Devomatix. July 30. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room - early show. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Boris. 7 p.m. July 30. Masquerade. $20. TM.

Kween & the Nuexperiance. July 30. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room - Early Show - $8 adv www.ticketweb.com.

The Art of Rap Festival, featuring Ice-T, Public Enemy, Grandmaster’s Furious Five, Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep, Kurtis Blow, Epmd and Busy Bee. 5:30 p.m. July 31. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $26-$100.50. LN.

Peter Frampton. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Cobb Energy Centre. $29.50-$82.50. TM.

Dead Phish Orchestra. Aug. 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. / $75 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

Chaka Khan. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. Cobb Energy Centre. $37-$107. TM.

Electic Bonfires. Aug. 5. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Twenty One Pilots. 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Infinite Energy Arena. $25-$45. LN.

Boston. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19.50-$99.50. TM.

Jimmy Gnecco & Members of Ours with special guest Intrepid. Aug. 6. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Jon Harris Band with Migrant Worker & Hill Roberts Band. Aug. 6. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Janet Jackson. 8 p.m. Aug. 7. Philips Arena. $45-$125. TM. (Rescheduled from March 3. Tickets from March show will be honored.)

Raekwon and Ghostface Killah. 9 p.m. Aug. 7. Center Stage. $30-$34. TM.

Cordovas featuring Joe Firstman, Tyler Boone with Jessica Cayne and Cody Parks. Aug. 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Alice Cooper. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$99.50. TM.

The Fanny Pack with Rad-isaurus Rex. Aug. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $50 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

KP & the Boom Boom with Secondhand Swagger. Aug. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

2nd Annual Piedmont Heights Summer Fandango Benefit with Julie Gribble Band. Aug. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $20 adv./ $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Brad Paisley with Tyler Farr and Maddie & Tae. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $25-$79.50. TM.

A Slow Boat to China with Halls of Jupiter. Aug. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The Kickback & HeyRocco. 8 p.m. Aug. 12. Vinyl. $10-$12. TA.

Mobley with the Peach Kings. Aug. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Train with Andy Grammer. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $24.50-$99.50. TM.

The Wrecking Ball 2016. Aug. 13-14. Masquerade. $79-$199. TM.

Dixie Chicks. 7 p.m. Aug. 14. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29.50-$149.50. TM.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Dirkschneider. 8 p.m. Jan. 31, 2017. Variety Playhouse. $30-$35. TM.

Arlo Guthrie. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 2017. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $35-$89.50. TM.

Alan Cumming. 8 p.m. March 3, 2017. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $39.50-$125.50. TM.


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