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Atlanta Tickets on sale this weekend: Ted Nugent, Kraftwerk


BY SARIA CANDAY

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ON SALE THURSDAY, APRIL 28

Before You Exit with Christina Grimmie. 7 p.m. June 9. Vinyl. $15-$18. TA.

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

ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 29

 

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

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

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

Kraftwerk. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Cobb Energy Centre. $36.50-$66.50. TM.

ON SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 30

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

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

UPCOMING SHOWS

Sevendust with Trivium and Like a Storm. 9 p.m. April 29. Center Stage. $27-$29. TM.

Tracy Morgan. 8 p.m. April 30. Cobb Energy Centre. $35-$55. TM.

Vetiver. 8 p.m. April 30. Vinyl. $15. TA.

Bear Mountain. 8 p.m. May 1. Vinyl. $12-$14. TA.

The Residents. 8 p.m. May 1. Variety Playhouse. $30-$35. TM.

Beyonce. 6 p.m. May 1. Georgia Dome. $45-$280. TM.

Father. 8 p.m. May 2. Center Stage. $20-$25. TM.

The Wild Feathers with Shelters. 8 p.m. May 3.Terminal West. $18-$20. www.ticketfly.com.

Paul Simon. 8 p.m. May 3. Fox Theatre. $70.60-$165.35 ($550 for VIP ). www.foxtheatre.org.

Kamasi Washington. 8 p.m. May 4. Variety Playhouse. $37-$40. TM.

Citizen Cope (solo acoustic). 8 p.m. May 4. Center Stage. $35.-$65. TM.

Greyhounds. May 5. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room - $10 adv /$601 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

BB Palmer and Kudzu. May 6. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Laid Back Festival featuring Gregg Allman, ZZ Top, Blackberry Smoke and more. 4 p.m. May 7. Aaron’s Amphitheatre. POSTPONED (new date TBA).

The Avett Brothers with Brett Dennen. 7:30 p.m. May 7. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $39.50-$52.50. TM.

Marshall Ruffin. 8 p.m. May 7. 837 Middleton Way. $20. www.chatthillsmusic.com.

Steep Canyon Rangers with Packway Handle Band. 8:30 p.m. May 7. Variety Playhouse. $20-$25. TM.

Cut Up with Spray Tan. 7 p.m. May 9. Masquerade (Purgatory). $8. TM.

Communion Atlanta Presents: Basecamp, My Jerusalem, Day’shawn and Sun Seeker. May 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Christian McBride Trio. 7:30 p.m. May 8. Variety Playhouse. $36-$40. TM.

Comedy Bang! Bang! Live. 8 p.m. May 11. Tabernacle. $32.50. LN.

Tweet. 8 p.m. May 11. Variety Playhouse. $39.50-$44.50. TM.

Max Frost. 8 p.m. May 11. Vinyl. $10-$12. TA.

Chris Trapper with Piper Lou Renee. May 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $12 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

The New Stew, featuring Corey Glover and Roosevelt Collier. 8:30 p.m. May 12. Center Stage. $24. TM.

Lovedrug with the Stir. May 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Fruition. May 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Giada Valenti. 7:30 p.m. May 12. Buckhead Theatre. $35. TM.

Mushroomed with Sumo Cyco, Madame Mayhem and Product of Hate. 7 p.m. May 12. Masquerade (Heaven). $15. TM.

Ru Paul’s Drag Race. 9 p.m. May 13. Buckhead Theatre. $37.50. TM.

Foals & Silversun Pickups. 11:30 p.m. May 13. Center Stage. $38.50-$41. TM.

Highly Suspect with Diet Cig. 11:30 p.m. May 13. The Loft. $16-$18. TA.

Crystal Fighters. 11:30 p.m. May 13. Vinyl. $16-$19. TA.

Big and Rich. 6:30 p.m. May 14. Wolf Creek Amphitheater. $40-$125. TA.

Explosions in the Sky with Disappears. 11:30 p.m. May 14. Variety Playhouse. $24-$27. TM.

The Sword with Purson, From Beyond. 11:30 p.m. May 14. Center Stage. $19-$21. TM.

Baroness with Youth Code. 11:30 p.m. May 14. The Loft. $24-$26. TA.

Murder by Death with Twin Limb. 11:30 p.m. May 14. Vinyl. $16-$19. TA.

Ginuwine. 8 p.m. May 15. Center Stage. $35-$38. TM.

Thelma & the Sleaze with Midnight Larks. May 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Half Moon Run. 8 p.m. May 17. Vinyl. $15. TA.

Wade Bowen with Midnight Larks. May 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $12 adv. / $75 VIP Tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Daryl Hall and John Oates with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. 7 p.m. May 19. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $25-$125. LN.

Cha Wa. May 19. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Shaky Beats Music Festival featuring Odesza, Major Lazer, Big Gigantic, Nas, Porter Robinson, Carnage, Chromeo, ZHU, Duke Dumont, Yellow Claw, AlunaGeorge and more. May 20-22. Centennial Olympic Park. Three-day ticket, $162-$185. Single-day tickets, $77-$93. www.shakybeatsfestival.com.

Cage the Elephant with Portugal the Man and Broncho. 7 p.m. May 20. Infinite Energy Arena. $29.50-$45. www.axs.com.

Country Megaticket, featuring Luke Brian (May 20-21), Dierks Bentley (July 15), Brantley Gilbert (Aug. 26), Florida Georgia Line (Oct. 22). Show times vary. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $169-$499. LN.

Bird Dog Jubilee and King Coda. May 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Dumpstaphunk with Quaildogs. 8:30 p.m. May 20. Variety Playhouse. $15-$18. TM.

Damien Escobar. 8 p.m. May 20. Center Stage. $40-$65. TM.

Buckethead. 8:30 p.m. May 21. Variety Playhouse. $25-$30. TM.

Liz Longley. 8 p.m. May 21. Art Farm at Serenbe. $20. www.brownpapertickets.com.

Nameless Nameless and Stone Tribute Pilots with Rusty Cage. May 21. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Liz Longley. 8 p.m. May 21. Art Farm at Serenbe. www.chatthillsmusic.com.

The Fred Summer Concert Series, featuring the Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour (May 21); Alan Parsons Live Project (June 4); Departure Journey Tribute (June 10); “Remember when Rock was Young” Elton John Tribute with The Atlanta Pops Symphony Orchestra (June 18); Yacht Rock Revue (July 3); Steve Miller Band (July 15); The Purple Xperience - Prince Tribute (July 22); Kellie Pickler (July 29); UB40 (Aug. 13); Lee Greenwood (Sept. 11). $210-$504. TA.

The Xperience hosted by Jelani S. May 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Sloan Rainwater Benefit featuring Downtown Executives, the Rainmen, Caroline & the Ramblers and Chriss Massey Band. May 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Saul Hernandez. 8 p.m. May 24. The Loft. $25. TA.

Lupe Fiasco with Billy Blue. 8:30 p.m. May 22. Variety Playhouse. $45. TM.

Shonna Tucker Band (of Drive By Truckers) with Porter and Jon Calvin Abney. May 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Tab Benoit. May 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $25 adv. / $150 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

Ben Miller Band (rescheduled). May 26. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables www.ticketweb.com.

Lily Rose with Southern Bred Co. and the Future Babes. May 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Dave Matthews Band. 7 p.m. May 28. Lakewood Amphitheatre. $40.50-$85. LN.

Charlie Fog with Gr8ful Dude & Frenz. May 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Lincoln Durham. 7 p.m. May 30. Masquerade. $12. TM.

Meghann Wright. 7 p.m. May 31. Masquerade. $10. TM.

Ian Moore and Lossy Coils. May 31. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $17 adv. / $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Emblem3. 8 p.m. June 2. Center Stage. $24-$29. TM.

Soundwave and Moses Mo (of Mother’s Finest) with Musical Mindz. June 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band. 8 p.m. June 2. Infinite Energy Arena. $46-$146. www.axs.com.

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly with Gladys Knight. 7 p.m. June 3. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $59.75-$125. LN.

A Musical Odyssey: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs the music of David Bowie. 8 p.m. June 3. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $19-$49. TM.

The Hackensaw Boys with Reverend Justin Hylton. June 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $17 adv. / $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Candler Park Music & Food Festival, featuring Galactic, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, The Revivalists, Yonder Mountain String Band, Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, Great Peacock, King Baby and Webster. June 3 and June 4. $20 general admission weekend, $60 VIP weekend. www.candlerparkmusicfestival.com.

Idlewild South: Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band. June 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Cyndi Lauper. 8 p.m. June 5. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $35.50-$99.50. TM.

Ellie Goulding. 7 p.m. June 6. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29.50-$59.50. TM.

Selena Gomez. 7:30 p.m. June 9. Philips Arena. $35-$96. TM.

Canvas People, Capital Arms and Sad Fish. June 9. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Chris Botti and Joshua Bell with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. June 10. Atlanta Symphony Hall (moved from Chastain Park). $49.50-$109.50. TM.

Chris Botti and Joshua Bell with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. June 10. Chastain Park. $39.50-$79.50. TM. (MOVED to Atlanta Symphony Hall.)

Radio Lucent and Greco. June 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Michael Carbonaro. 7:30 p.m. June 11. Cobb Energy Centre. $31.50. TM.

Davin Mccoy and Gareth Asher with Zale. June 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv./ $100 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Keith Urban with Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris. 7:30 p.m. June 11. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $35.50-$79.50. TM.

R. Kelly. 8 p.m. June 11. Philips Arena. $75-$125. TM.

Making a Murderer’s Dean Strang and Jerry Buting: A Conversation on Justice. 8 p.m. June 12. Cobb Energy Centre. $36.50-$46.50. TM.

Awalim Annual Showcase. June 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room - early show. $15 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Lacuna Coil with Stitched Up Heart, 9ELECTRIC & Painted Wives. 6:30 p.m. June 12. Masquerade (Heaven). $20. TM.

Domo Genesis. 7 p.m. June 13. Masquerade (Purgatory). $12. TM.

Zach Seabaugh and Emily Ann Roberts (of “The Voice). 8 p.m. June 15. Cobb Energy Centre. $40-$99. TM.

Cranford Hollow. June 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Atlanta Room. $8 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

Gregory Alan Isakov with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. June 17. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $29.50-$89.50. TM.

Bloodkin with Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons. June 17. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $15 adv./ $125 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia. 7:30 p.m. June 17. Fox Theatre. $41.50-$125. www.foxtheatre.org.

Birthday Bash ATL Classic Hip Hop Concert, featuring 8 Ball & MJG, Shawty Lo, Trina and more. 8 p.m. June 17. Tabernacle. $45-$75. LN.

Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash. 7 p.m. June 18. Philips Arena. $59-$189. TM.

Nathan Angelo with the Well Reds. June 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $75 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Weird Al Yankovic. 7:30 p.m. June 19. Fox Theatre. $49.50-$79.50. www.foxtheatre.org.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. 7:30 p.m. June 19. Cobb Energy Centre. $65-$105. TM.

Dashboard Confessional with Taking Back Sunday. 6:30 p.m. June 22. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $25-$49.50. TM.

B.o.B. 9 p.m. June 23. The Loft. $15-$20. TA.

The Staves. Presented by the Bowery. June 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $14 adv. www.ticketweb.com.

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.

Glen Pridgen Band with The Liberators and Jack’s River. June 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $10 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

Gondwana. June 26. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $25 adv./ $150 VIP Tables www.ticketweb.com.

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.

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.

Eric Dodd with Aaron Gibson and Carly Burruss. July 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – The Music Room. $8 adv. / $60 VIP tables. www.ticketweb.com.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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


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