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Hot tickets, Feb. 2

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

Ben Folds is coming to the Tabernacle on March 14. Photo: Sony

Ben Folds is coming to the Tabernacle on March 14. Photo: Sony

ON SALE FEB. 5
Mountain Sprout. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
Wirerose, No Parachute, Jonathan Gale and Deep Cut. 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $7 advance. TA.
Brock Butler. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $10 advance. TA.
Hightide Blues. 8 p.m. March 6. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
Cross Canadian Ragweed. 8 p.m. March 9. Variety Playhouse. $20; $18 advance. TM.
Ben Folds. 8 p.m. March 14. The Tabernacle. $30-$35. LN.
Cary Hudson. 8 p.m. March 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $8 advance. TA.
Ben Deignan. 8 p.m. March 19. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Tea Leaf Green. 8 p.m. March 20. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
Chelsea Handler (second show). 5 p.m. March 28. Fox Theatre. $49.50-$69.50. LN.
Travis Meeks of Days of the New. 8 p.m. April 9. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $15 advance. TA.
Dear Enemy. 7 p.m. April 14. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
My Morning Jacket with Preservation Hall Jazz Band. 8 p.m. April 23. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $33-$45. LN.
Thermos Greenwood with The Roosters. 7 p.m. April 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $6 advance. TA.
Great Big Sea. 8 p.m. April 29. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Martin Sexton. 8:30 p.m. April 30. Variety Playhouse. $23; $20 advance. TM.
Cage. 7 p.m. May 1. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Bleeding Through. 6:30 p.m. May 5. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
The Album Leaf and Sea Wolf. 9 p.m. May 6. The Loft. $15; $13 advance. TA.
Travelling Without Moving (A Jamiroquai Experience). 8 p.m. May 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Alo. 8 p.m. May 25. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
Trampled by Turtles. 8 p.m. June 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.

Alicia Keys will perform at Philips Arena on March 30. Photo: Matt Sayles / Associated Press

Alicia Keys will perform at Philips Arena on March 30. Photo: Matt Sayles / Associated Press

ON SALE FEB. 6
The 2010 Country Megaticket Package (Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith). Dates and times vary. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $89-$595. LN.
Alicia Keys. 7:30 p.m. March 30. Philips Arena. $39.50-$125. TM.
Frightened Rabbit. 8 p.m. April 24. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
HIM. 7 p.m. May 3. Center Stage. $36. TM.
Corinne Bailey Rae. 8 p.m. May 11. Center Stage. $31; $29.50 advance. TM.
Daughtry. 7:30 p.m. June 5. Gwinnett Arena. $29.50-$39.50. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS
Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights. 8 p.m. Feb. 3. Vinyl. $10. TA.
Al Di Meola. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
Black Eyed Peas. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Philips Arena. $49.50-$93.50. TM.
The Expendables. 6 p.m. Feb. 4. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Tim Brantley. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
David Allan Coe. 9 p.m. Feb. 5. Center Stage. $24; $21.50 advance. TM.
Girls with Magic Kids (sold out). 9:30 p.m. Feb. 5. The EARL. $14. TA.
The Residents. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
B.B. King and Buddy Guy. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. Fox Theatre. $49.50-$79.50. TM.
Donna the Buffalo. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Lakehurst Is Burning with Campaign and Almost Legendary. 9 p.m. Feb. 6. Vinyl. $8; $5 advance. TA.
New Found Glory. 7 p.m. Feb. 6. Masquerade. $19.99 advance. TM.
The Tannahill Weavers. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6. The Red Light Café. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Umphrey’s McGee. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
An Evening With Furthur: Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, featuring Jeff Chimenti, John Kadlecik, Jay Lane and Joe Russo (sold out). 7 p.m. Feb. 8. The Tabernacle. $39-$49. LN.
Motion City Soundtrack. 6 p.m. Feb. 8. Masquerade. $18.50 advance. TM.
Nneka. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Friday Night Boys. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Killswitch Engage with The Devil Wears Prada and Dark Tranquillity. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10. The Tabernacle. $28; $25 advance. LN.
Larry McCray. 8 p.m. Feb. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Snoop Dogg. 9 p.m. Feb. 10. Center Stage. $34. TM.
Mama’s Love. 8 p.m. Feb. 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
Sondre Lerche. 9 p.m. Feb. 11. The EARL. $15. TA.
Them Crooked Vultures. 8 p.m. Feb. 11. The Tabernacle. $49.50. LN.
Bilal with Foreign Exchange. 8 p.m. Feb. 12. Center Stage. $32.50. TM.
Five Star Iris. 8 p.m. Feb. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
Goodie Mob. 9 p.m. Feb. 12. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.
Groove Stain with Junkie Rush. 9 p.m. Feb. 12. Vinyl. $10; $7 advance. TA.
Jerry Joseph. 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Dark Meat. 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13. The EARL. $8 advance. TA.
Fifth Dimension. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. $40. TM.
Flogging Molly with Frank Turner. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. The Tabernacle. $30; $28 advance. LN.
Fuel the Fire. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Siberia My Sweet with Attention System. 9 p.m. Feb. 13. Vinyl. $8; $5 advance. TA.
State Radio. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Variety Playhouse. $18.50; $16 advance. TM.
Passion & Poetry. 8 p.m. and midnight Feb. 13, 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Center Stage. $30. TM.
Futurebirds. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Hamell on Trial. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $8 advance. TA.
Howie Day with Serena Ryder. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Tortoise. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14. The EARL. $15. TA.
Celtic Woman. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16. Fox Theatre. $35-$72. TM.
Please PleaseRock Me. 8 p.m. Feb. 17, March 31 and April 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
Rebelution. 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Chase Fifty-Six with Gabriel Kelly and Lloyd Dobler Effect. 9 p.m. Feb. 18. Vinyl. $8; $5 advance. TA.
Emmure. 6 p.m. Feb. 18. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
Keller Williams. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Nouvelle Vague. 9 p.m. Feb. 18. The Loft. $25. TA.
Scythian. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
We Were Promised Jet Packs. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Connor Christian, Southern Gothic and Sundown. 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
The English Beat with Fishbone and Outlaw Nation. 9 p.m. Feb. 19. The Loft. $22; $20 advance. TA.
Eulogy (A Tool Tribute). 9 p.m. Feb. 19. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Keith Sweat and Friends. 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Atlanta Civic Center. $39.50-$76. TM.
North Mississippi Allstars. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
The Booze featuring Muddy Waters Jr. 9 p.m. Feb. 20. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears. 9:30 p.m. Feb. 20. The EARL. $10 advance. TA.
Eric Church. 9:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Wild Bill’s. $14-$100. TM.
Keb’ Mo’ with Kevin So. 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Variety Playhouse. $35; $32.50 advance. TM.
Psycho Solstice Festival. 6 p.m. Feb. 20. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Red Bull Street Style. 7 p.m. Feb. 20. Center Stage. Free.
SlowEarth/Cage. 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 advance. TA.
George Winston. 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College. $25-$35 advance. TA.
Leslie and the Ly’s with Pleasure Cruise. 9 p.m. Feb. 23. The EARL. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Tegan and Sara (sold out). 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Variety Playhouse. $32.50; $30 advance. TM.
Bowling for Soup. 9 p.m. Feb. 25. The Loft. $12. TA.
The Clientele with Vetiver. 9 p.m. Feb. 25. The EARL. $14; $12 advance. TA.
George Strait and Reba McEntire. 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Philips Arena. $73.50-$93.50. TM.
Pat Green. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Alice in Chains (sold out). 8 p.m. Feb. 25-26. The Tabernacle. $40. LN.
Behind the Sun (Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute). 9 p.m. Feb. 26. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Dark Star Orchestra. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26-27. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance; limited two-day passes, $45. TM.
Bottle Rockets. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $18; $15 advance. TA.
Jay-Z with Young Jeezy. 7 p.m. Feb. 27. Philips Arena. $39.50-$129.50. LN.
Muse. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Gwinnett Arena. $48.50. TM.
Trey Anastasio and Classic TAB. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. The Tabernacle. $39.50. LN.
Bobaflex. 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Trevor Hall. 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
The Reverend Horton Heat Psycho Billy Tour. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28-March 1. The EARL. $20, one day; $30, two days. TA.
The Pink Floyd Experience. 8 p.m. March 3. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
Jenny Owen Youngs. 9 p.m. March 4. The EARL. $8. TA.
SolShakr and Teddy & the Bears. 8 p.m. March 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
B.o.B aka Bobby Ray. 8 p.m. March 5. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $17.50 advance. TA.
Chrisette Michele. 8 p.m. March 5. The Tabernacle. $26-$35. LN.
Gordon Lightfoot. 8 p.m. March 5. Symphony Hall. $38-$75. TM.
Sherwood. 7 p.m. March 5. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
They Might Be Giants (ages 14 and up). 8:30 p.m. March 5. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Tim Barry. 8 p.m. March 5. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Gabriel Iglesias. 7 p.m. March 6. The Tabernacle. $34-$36. LN.
Julianne Hough. 8 p.m. March 6. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. $40. TM.
Lewis Black. 8 p.m. March 6. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $42.50-$75. LN.
They Might Be Giants Family Show. 2 p.m. March 6. Variety Playhouse. $17.50-$20 each for a family four-pack. TM.
Andy McKee. 8 p.m. March 7. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Ani DiFranco. 7:30 p.m. March 7. Variety Playhouse. $36. TM.
Rogue Wave. 8:30 p.m. March 8. The Loft. $16; $14 advance. TA.
Crime in Stereo. 7 p.m. March 9. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Eric Clapton. 7:30 p.m. March 9. Gwinnett Arena. $55-$95. TM.
Soulfly with Prong. 7:30 p.m. March 9. The Loft. $19. TA.
Trainwreck featuring Kyle Gass from Tenacious D. 9 p.m. March 9. Vinyl. $12. TA.
Eddie Kowalczyk of LIVE, Art Alexakis of Everclear and Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer. 8 p.m. March 10. Center Stage. $25. TM.
Fruit Bats. 9 p.m. March 10. The EARL. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Tyrone Wells with Tony Lucca and Roy Jay. 8:30 p.m. March 10. Vinyl. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Cymbals Eat Guitars. 9 p.m. March 11. The EARL. $10. TA.
Five for Fighting with Matt Wertz. 9 p.m. March 12. Center Stage. $28; $25 advance. TM.
The Drive-By Truckers. 8:30 p.m. March 12-13. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
moe. with Perpetual Groove (3/12) and Cornmeal (3/13). 8 p.m. March 12-13. The Tabernacle. $30; $27 advance. LN.
Fringe Atlanta. 7 p.m. March 13. Redeemer. $10-$15; $7.50-$12.50 advance. TA.
Infected Mushroom. 9 p.m. March 13. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
Mayer Hawthorne and the County. 8:30 p.m. March 13. The Loft. $15. TA.
Osmond Brothers. 8 p.m. March 13. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. $40. TM.
Portugal. The Man with Port O’Brien. 9:30 p.m. March 13. The EARL. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Rodrigo y Gabriela. 8:30 p.m. March 13. Center Stage. $35. TM.
The Low Anthem with Lissie and Annie and the Beekeepers. 8 p.m. March 14.Smith’s Olde Bar. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Michael Bublé. 8 p.m. March 14. Gwinnett Arena. $49.50-$89.50. TM.
Air. 8 p.m. March 15. Center Stage. $29. TM.
Snowden. 9 p.m. March 16. The EARL. $10 advance. TA.
Benjy Davis Project. 8 p.m. March 17. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
John Mayer with Michael Franti and Spearhead. 7:30 p.m. March 17. Philips Arena. $35-$75. LN.
David Ryan Harris Band. 8 p.m. March 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.
Unearth. 7 p.m. March 18. Masquerade. $16.50 advance. TM.
Alkaline Trio. 7 p.m. March 19. Masquerade. $17.50 advance. TM.
Moody Blues. 8 p.m. March 19. Fox Theatre. $49.50-$79.50. TM.
Wayne “The Train” Hancock. 9 p.m. March 19. The EARL. $10. TA.
Spoon. 8 p.m. March 20. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Wavepool CD Release Party. 8 p.m. March 20. Masquerade. $8 advance. TM.
Rx Bandits. 7 p.m. March 21. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Les Dudek. 7 p.m. March 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.
Dillinger Escape Plan. 7 p.m. March 24. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
The XX. 8:30 p.m. March 24. Variety Playhouse. $18; $16 advance. TM.
Rebirth Brass Band and Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk. 8:30 p.m. March 25. The Loft. $25. TA.
DRI. 7 p.m. March 26. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
Joanna Newsom. 8:30 p.m. March 26. Variety Playhouse. $26; $23 advance. TM.
Experience Hendrix. 8 p.m. March 27. Fox Theatre. $39.50-$69.50. TM.
Frankie Avalon. 8 p.m. March 27. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. $40. TM.
King Khan and the Shrines. 9:30 p.m. March 27. The EARL. $15 advance. TA.
Needtobreathe with Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, Graham Colton. 8:30 p.m. March 27. Center Stage. $18; $15 advance. TM.
U-Melt. 8 p.m. March 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
Chelsea Handler (sold out). 8 p.m. March 28. Fox Theatre. $49.50-$69.50. LN.
Major Lazer. 7 p.m. March 28. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Jim Weider’s Project Percolator. 7 p.m. March 29. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Kreator. 7 p.m. March 31. Masquerade. $16.50 advance. TM.
The Last Waltz Ensemble. 8 p.m. April 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.
Midlake. 8:30 p.m. April 2. Variety Playhouse. $17; $15 advance. TM.
A Day to Remember. 6:30 p.m. April 2-3. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
The Big Pink. 8 p.m. April 3. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
King Sunny Ade & His African Beats. 8 p.m. April 6. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Yeasayer. 8 p.m. April 6. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Blue October. 8 p.m. April 7. Center Stage. $27; $25 advance. TM.
Krishna Das and Deva Premal & Miten. 8 p.m. April 7. Variety Playhouse. $32.50; $27.50 advance. TM.
The Wedding Present. 9 p.m. April 7. The EARL. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Backyard Tire Fire. 8 p.m. April 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 advance. TA.
David Gray. 7:30 p.m. April 10. Atlanta Civic Center. $38-$53. LN.
JJ Grey and Mofro. 8:30 p.m. April 10. Masquerade. $18 advance. TM.
Vicki Lawrence. 8 p.m. April 10. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. $40. TM.
Allen Toussaint. 8 p.m. April 13. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Bone Thugs N Harmony. 7 p.m. April 14. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
Bon Jovi. 7:30 p.m. April 15. Philips Arena. $29.50-$139. TM.
Jedi Mind Tricks. 7 p.m. April 15. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
AP Tour with Never Shout Never. 6 p.m. April 16. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Owl City with Lights and Paper Route (sold out). 8 p.m. April 20. The Tabernacle. $20. LN.
Megadeth with Testament and Exodus. 7 p.m. April 21. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.
Nickelback with Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown. 6:30 p.m. April 21. Philips Arena. $50-$85. LN.
Little Boots. 7 p.m. April 22. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
PJ Morton. 9 p.m. April 23. Center Stage. $25; $20 advance. TM.
Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes. 7:30 p.m. April 26. The Tabernacle. $36.50-$41.50. LN.
Porcupine Tree. 8 p.m. April 27. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Straight No Chaser. 8 p.m. April 28. Center Stage. $24-$29. TM.
Beach House. 9 p.m. April 29. The EARL. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Sonata Arctica. 7 p.m. April 30. Masquerade. $18 advance. TM.
Kaki King. 8:30 p.m. May 1. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Martina McBride, Blake Shelton and Bill Gentry. 7:30 p.m. May 1. Gwinnett Arena. $39.75-$49.75. TM.
Carole King and James Taylor. 8 p.m. June 3. Gwinnett Arena. $65-$350. TM.
The Elvis Show. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.

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.

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