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Train will perform at the Tabernacle on Nov. 17. Credit: Sony/Columbia

Train will perform at the Tabernacle on Nov. 17. Credit: Sony/Columbia

LN = Live Nation, 1-877-598-8698, www.livenation.com
TM = Ticketmaster, 404-249-6400, www.ticketmaster.com
TA = Ticketalternative, 1-877-725-8849, www.ticketalternative.com

ON SALE SEPT. 11
Julian Marley featuring Stephen Marley. 9 p.m. Oct. 9. The Loft. $19. TA.
Sin City Fight Club — Redline Grand Prix. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Center Stage. $25-$60. TM.
Jay Brannen. 9 p.m. Oct. 20. Vinyl. $15; $13 advance. TA.
Trivium. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
The Cult. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. The Tabernacle. $32. LN.
Echo and the Bunnymen. 7 p.m. Nov. 15. Masquerade. $22.50 advance. TM.
AFI. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. The Tabernacle. $28; $26.50 advance. LN.
Train with Uncle Kracker. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. The Tabernacle. $35; $31.50 advance. LN.

ON SALE SEPT. 12
Brett Dennen with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. The Tabernacle. $20. LN.

ON SALE SEPT. 19
KISS with Buckcherry. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Philips Arena. Ticket prices TBA. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS
2009 ProgPower USA Mid-Week Mayhem featuring Pagan Maximus and Mindcrime. 7 p.m. Sept. 9. The Loft. $20. TM.
2009 ProgPower USA Showcase featuring Primal Fear, Enchant, Suspyre and Future’s End. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Center Stage. $38. TM.
Perez Hilton presents Ladyhawke, Ida Marie and Semi Precious Weapons. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. Variety Playhouse. $20; $18 advance. TM.
Owl City (sold out). 7 p.m. Sept. 10. The Loft. $15; $12 advance. TA.
The 50th Law … A Conversation With 50 Cent and Robert Greene. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. The Tabernacle. $20-$100. LN.
Son Volt. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
ABBA the Music. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Cobb Energy Centre. $35-$100. TM.
Creed. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $35-$85; $20 lawn. LN.
Darryl Rhoades and the Hahavishnu Orchestra Celebration. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
Pet Shop Boys. 8 p.m. Sept. 12. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $39-$75; $25 lawn. TM.
Rich Morel and Bob Mould’s “Blowoff.” 10 p.m. Sept. 12. The Loft. $15; $12 advance. TA.
Living Colour. 8 p.m. Sept. 14. The Loft. $25; $23 advance. TA.
Fountains of Wayne (acoustic). 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Musiq Soulchild’s “Give More Love Day.” 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Center Stage. $25. TM.
Mike Gordon. 8 p.m. Sept. 17. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Toby Keith with Trace Adkins. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $59.75; $29.75 lawn. LN.
Medeski, Martin and Wood. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Renegade Jane with After Edmund and Dear Savannah. 9 p.m. Sept. 18. Vinyl. $8; $5 advance. TA.
Indigo Girls. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $56.50-$66.50; $41.50 lawn. LN.
Journey. 8 p.m. Sept. 19. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $69-$89; $39 lawn. TM.
The Drownout with Jungol, Satellite District and The Worsties. 9 p.m. Sept. 19. Vinyl. $10; $8 advance. TA.
Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Green Thumb. 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19. Philips Arena. $17-$40. TM.
The Soul Savers featuring Mark Lanegan. 9 p.m. Sept. 19. The Loft. $15. TA.
Wisin Y Yandel. 8 p.m. Sept. 19. Gwinnett Arena. $36-$76. TM.
Yo La Tengo. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Sevendust. 7 p.m. Sept. 19-20. Masquerade. $22.50 advance, one day; $40 advance, two days. TM.
The Horrors. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21. The EARL. $12. TA.
Ingrid Michaelson with Greg Holden. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22. The Loft. $17; $15 advance. TA.
7:30 Club Showcase. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Vinyl. $8; $6 advance. TA.
Miss Intown Atlanta. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Center Stage. $40. TM.
Bangkok Fight Night III. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Center Stage. $28-$59. TM.
Guerilla Radio with Human Magic Marker. 9 p.m. Sept. 25. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Loggins and Messina. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $39-$75; $25 lawn. TM.
The Disco Biscuits with Injected Mushroom and Two Fresh. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The Tabernacle. $30; $25 advance. LN.
The Walkmen with Here We Go Magic and Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
Chevelle with Halestorm. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Chico Debarge with Anthony David. 9 p.m. Sept. 26. Center Stage. $30; $25 advance. TM.
Slaughterhouse. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26. The Loft. $25. TA.
Sugarland. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $49.50-$64.50; $29.50 lawn. TM.
The Decemberists with Laura Veirs and The Hall of Flames. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Classic Center, Athens. $25-$30. TM.
The Sounds. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
Frightened Rabbit. 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Mae. 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Dr. Dog. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29. The Loft. $15. TA.
Lydia with Play Radio Play. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. Vinyl. $10. TA.
Phoenix (sold out). 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
Rob Thomas with OneRepublic and Carolina Liar. 7 p.m. Sept. 30. Fox Theatre. $36-$66. LN.
Colin Hay. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
How Sweet the Sound Competition. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Philips Arena. $5-$7. TM.
NEEDTOBREATHE with Serena Ryder and Matthew Mayfeld. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1. The Loft. $15; $12 advance. TA.
Psychedelic Furs and Happy Mondays. 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Masquerade. $26.50 advance. TM.
The Dead Weather. 8 p.m. Oct. 2. The Tabernacle. $30. LN.
Snow Patrol. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. The Tabernacle. $32.50. LN.
Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers and Carbon Leaf. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. The Loft. $20; $18 advance. TA.
Sunny Day Real Estate with The Jealous Sound (sold out). 9 p.m. Oct. 3. Center Stage. $29; $27 advance. TM.
The Black Crowes. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $56.50; $46.50 lawn. LN.
Metallica. 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Philips Arena. $53.50-$73.50. TM.
Maxwell with Common and Chrisette Michele. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Philips Arena. $20-$150. LN.
U2 — 360 Tour. 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Georgia Dome. $30-$250; $55 general admission floor. TM.
Regina Spektor. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. The Tabernacle. $30-$34. LN.
Blink 182 with Fall Out Boy, All American Rejects and Asher Roth. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25-$69; $20 lawn. LN.
Clutch. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Center Stage. $19. TM.
The Airborne Toxic Event. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
Almost Kings. 7 p.m. Oct. 9. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Kings of Leon with White Lies. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. Philips Arena. $36-$46. LN.
Steve Martin with The Steep Canyon Rangers. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $51.50-$61.50; $46.50 lawn. LN.
The Gourds. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Brandi Carlile. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Lisa Lampanelli. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $39.75. LN.
Lucero. 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Relient K. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Variety Playhouse. $20; $18 advance. TM.
Third Day. 5 p.m. Oct. 10. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $31-$76; $21 lawn. TM.
Will Hoge. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10. The Loft. $12. TA.
Eyes Set to Kill. 6 p.m. Oct. 11. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Thievery Corporation. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. The Tabernacle. $36. LN.
Strung Out. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Blues Traveler. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Center Stage. $23; $21.50 advance. TM.
David Garrett. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. Center Stage. $20. TM.
Robin Trower. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
The 69 Eyes. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. Masquerade. $17 advance. TM.
Sponge. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Emilie Autumn. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 16. The Loft. $20. TA.
Lakehurst Is Burning with The Status, The Well Reds, The Scenic. 9 p.m. Oct. 16. Vinyl. $10; $8 advance. TA.
Mat Kearney with Vedera. 9 p.m. Oct. 16. Center Stage. $22; $19 advance. TM.
Os Mutantes. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Vicente Fernandez. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. Gwinnett Arena. $45-$252. TM.
David Cross. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.
Dinosaur Jr. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Variety Playhouse. $28.50. TM.
Family Force 5 with Breathe Carolina, Cash Cash, Queens Club and Irival. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. Center Stage. $15; $13 advance. TM.
Fran Healey (of Travis). 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17. The Loft. $20. TA.
Los Amigos Invisibles. 10 p.m. Oct. 17. The Loft. $17.50. TA.
Senses Fail. 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Tyrone Wells with The Myriad and Matt Hires. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Colbie Caillat with Howie Day. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Variety Playhouse. $33; $30 advance. TM.
So You Think You Can Dance. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Gwinnett Arena. $38.50-$56. TM.
The Bravery. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Center Stage. $23; $21.50 advance. TM.
The Heavy Pets with The Brew. 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
The Tragically Hip. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Marianne Faithfull. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Variety Playhouse. $40; $37.50 advance. TM.
AC/DC. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. Philips Arena. $93.50. LN.
All Time Low with We the Kings, Hey Monday and The Friday Night Boys. 7 p.m. Oct. 23. The Tabernacle. $20. LN.
The Dirty Guv’nahs. 9 p.m. Oct. 23. Vinyl. $10; $7 advance. TA.
Marc Broussard Trio with Charlie Mars (sold out). 8 p.m. Oct. 23. Center Stage. $30. TM.
The Meat Puppets, Dead Confederate. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Thursday. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Tinsley Ellis. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
Buju Banton. 9 p.m. Oct. 24. Center Stage. $29; $27 advance. TM.
Dirty Projectors. 9 p.m. Oct. 24. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Gaslight Anthem, Murder by Death. 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Masquerade. $16 advance. TM.
Hollywood Undead and Atreyu. 7 p.m. Oct. 24. The Tabernacle. $28; $25 advance. LN.
Unknown Hinson. 9 p.m. Oct. 24. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Paramore with Paper Route and The Swellers. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. The Tabernacle. $27.50. LN.
Hanson and Hello Goodbye. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Stryper. 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
Gogol Bordello with Apostle of Hustle. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Variety Playhouse. $29.50. TM.
Joe Bonamassa. 9 p.m. Oct. 30. Center Stage. $29-$44. TM.
Steve Morse Band. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Ray Lamontagne. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Fox Theatre. $30-$50. LN.
The Used with The Almost and Drive A. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. The Tabernacle. $30; $27 advance. LN.
Brand New with Thrice. 7 p.m. Nov. 3. The Tabernacle. $28; $25 advance. LN.
Adult Swim Presents Metalocalypse: Dethklok & Mastodon with High on Fire and Converge. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5. The Tabernacle. $34.50. LN.
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
MUTEMATH. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. The Tabernacle. $25; $22.50 advance. LN.
The Jesus Lizard. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Variety Playhouse. $25; $20 advance. TM.
All That Remains with Lacuna Coil. 7 p.m. Nov. 7. Masquerade. $18.50 advance. TM.
Badfish — A Tribute to Sublime. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Variety Playhouse. $18 for 21 and up, $20 for under 21; $16 advance for 21 and up, $18 advance for under 21. TM.
Burn with Six Shot Revival, The Repz. 9 p.m. Nov. 7. Vinyl. $8; $5 advance. TA.
Evergreen Terrace. 7 p.m. Nov. 7. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Kailash Kher. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Variety Playhouse. $25. TM.
OP presents Boys Like Girls with Cobra Starship, The Maine, A Rocket to the Moon and Versa Emerge. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8. The Tabernacle. $28; $25 advance. LN.
American Revival Tour with Uncle Earl, Sierra Hull and Dixie Bee-liners. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Ensiferum. 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Masquerade. $17.50 advance. TM.
Peaches. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Center Stage. $20. TM.
Hit the Lights. 6 p.m. Nov. 10. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Cavo. 7 p.m. Nov. 11. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Lotus. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
MC Chris. 7 p.m. Nov. 12. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Gary Allan with Jack Ingram and Eli Young Band. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. The Tabernacle. $36.50. LN.
Leo Kottke. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Delbert McClinton. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
Mumiy Troll. 7 p.m. Nov. 14. Masquerade. $23 advance. TM.
Pretty Lights. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Jean-Luc Ponty.
7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
Dan Auerbach with Justin Towes Earle and Jessica Lea Mayfield. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Straight No Chaser.
8 p.m. Nov. 18. Center Stage. $24-$29. TM.
The Revival Tour. 7 p.m. Nov. 19. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Camera Obscura. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Variety Playhouse. $18; $16 advance. TM.
The Mountain Goats with Final Fantasy. 9 p.m. Nov. 21. Variety Playhouse. $17.50. TM.
Ska Is Dead IV. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Skinny Puppy. 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Center Stage. $27; $25 advance. TM.
The Genitortures. 7 p.m. Nov. 25. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
Miley Cyrus. 7 p.m. Nov. 29. Philips Arena. $39.50-$79.50. TM.
Insane Clown Posse. 7 p.m. Dec. 1. Masquerade. $28. TM.
Gaither Homecoming Celebration. 7 p.m. Dec. 3. Gwinnett Arena. $29.50-$42.50. TM.
The Whigs with The Features. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Variety Playhouse. $17; $15 advance. TM.
Baroness & Torche. 7 p.m. Dec. 11. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
The Street Dogs. 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Masquerade. $13.50 advance. TM.
A Yacht Rock Holiday Special with Y-O-U. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Variety Playhouse. $16; $14 advance. TM.
Band of Horses. 9 p.m. Dec. 30, 10 p.m. Dec. 31. The Tabernacle. Dec. 30 show: $35; $30 advance. Dec. 31 show: $40; $35 advance. Two-day pass: $60-$65. LN.

If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know. Contact staff writer Michelle Ewing at mewing@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call the venue before driving a long distance.

3 comments Add your comment

A.T.

September 8th, 2009
10:16 pm

Very comprehensive list!! Thank you!

Ted Striker

September 8th, 2009
10:34 pm

Nice list. Great job

social justice

September 8th, 2009
11:27 pm

hello? how can you just list the buju banton concert as if it hadn’t been the subject of international headlines, and if it not’s likely to spark newsworthy protests? (in other cities, if not perhaps atlanta. or mebbe.)