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Hot Tickets, April 13

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Dar Williams headlines the Variety Playhouse on June 27.

ON SALE APRIL 16
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with Korn, Rob Zombie, Lamb of God, Five Finger Death Punch, Hatebreed. 1:30 p.m. Aug. 1. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25-$56.50. LN.
Concrete Blonde. 8 p.m. June 16. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
Dar Williams with Sara Watkins. 8 p.m. June 27. Variety Playhouse. $25. TM.

ON SALE APRIL 17
Zane Lamprey featuring Steve McKenna & Mark Ryan. 9 p.m. May 22. Center Stage. $24. TM.
Sound Tribe Sector Nine. 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $25-$39.50. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS
Allen Toussaint. 8 p.m. April 13. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Priscilla Renea. 9 p.m. April 13. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Bone Thugs N Harmony. 7 p.m. April 14. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
High on Fire. 7 p.m. April 14. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Holly Williams. 8 p.m. April 14. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Manchester Orchestra and Thrice with O’ Brother. 8 p.m. April 14-15. Variety Playhouse. $21; $18.50 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.
Anybody Killa. 7 p.m. April 16. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
AP Tour with Never Shout Never. 6 p.m. April 16. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
CD Release — Autumnattics. 8 p.m. April 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Fervor with Winter Ransom and Big Snow. 9 p.m. April 16. Vinyl. $10; $6 advance. TA.
Todd Snider. 8:30 p.m. April 16. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.

Carolina Chocolate Drops play Variety Playhouse on April 17. Photo: Julie Roberts

Carolina Chocolate Drops play Variety Playhouse on April 17. Photo: Julie Roberts

Carolina Chocolate Drops. 8 p.m. April 17. Variety Playhouse. $17; $15 advance. TM.
Dear Enemy. 7 p.m. April 17. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Georgia with Ponderosa and No Parachute. 9 p.m. April 17. Vinyl. $10; $8 advance. TA.
Kollaboration Atlanta 3. 7 p.m. April 17. Center Stage. $20. TM.
George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic. 7 p.m. April 19. Masquerade. $27.50 advance. TM.
Loud and Rich: Richard Thompson and Loudon Wainwright III. 8 p.m. April 20. Variety Playhouse. $32.50; $30 advance. TM.
Murder by Death. 7:30 p.m. April 20. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Future Rock. 9 p.m. April 20. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Owl City with Lights and Paper Route (sold out). 8 p.m. April 20. The Tabernacle. $20. LN.
Cannibal Corpse. 7 p.m. April 21. Masquerade. $18 advance. TM.
Ingram Hill. 8 p.m. April 21. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
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.
David Ball. 8 p.m. April 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Evans Blue with Rain. 9 p.m. April 22. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Swing Out Sister. 8 p.m. April 22. Variety Playhouse. $40; $35 advance. TM.
Coheed & Cambria with Circa Survive and Torche. 8 p.m. April 23. The Tabernacle. $26.50. LN.
The Bridge. 8 p.m. April 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
My Morning Jacket with Preservation Hall Jazz Band. 8 p.m. April 23. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $33-$45. LN.
PJ Morton. 9 p.m. April 23. Center Stage. $25; $20 advance. TM.
Pop Evil and Echovalve. 7 p.m. April 23. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Frightened Rabbit. 8 p.m. April 24. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
Grassroots (311 Tribute) with Human Magic Marker (Incubus Tribute). 9 p.m. April 24. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Phoenix with Two Door Cinema Club (sold out). 8 p.m. April 24. The Tabernacle. $30. LN.
Railroad Earth. 8:30 p.m. April 24. Variety Playhouse. $23.50; $20 advance. TM.
The Rowdy Friends Tour with Hank Williams Jr., Jamey Johnson and Eric Church. 7 p.m. April 24. Gwinnett Arena. $25-$125. TM.
Thermos Greenwood with The Roosters. 7 p.m. April 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $6 advance. TA.
Hall & Oates with Todd Rundgren. 7:30 p.m. April 24. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $40.50-$57. LN.
92.9 DAVE-FM’s Earth Day Birthday featuring Ben Harper & Relentless7, Guster and Alberta Cross. 6 p.m. April 25. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $29-$45. TM.
Big Mamma’s Jam for a Cure. 6 p.m. April 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Jay Clifford. 7 p.m. April 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $12 advance. TA.
Le’Wow Evening of Jazz with Earl Klugh, Mindi Abair and Boney James with Joey Sommerville. 8 p.m. April 26. Variety Playhouse. $35 and $75. TM.
Emmitt-Nershi Band. 8 p.m. April 26. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes. 7:30 p.m. April 26. The Tabernacle. $36.50-$41.50. LN.
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band. 8 p.m. April 27. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $36-$136. LN.
Owen Pallett. 9 p.m. April 27. The EARL. $13 advance. TA.
Porcupine Tree. 8 p.m. April 27. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Serena Ryder. 6 p.m. April 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars. 9 p.m. April 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.
Straight No Chaser. 8 p.m. April 28. Center Stage. $24-$29. TM.
30 Seconds to Mars with Mutemath, Neon Trees and Street Drum Corps. 7:30 p.m. April 29. The Tabernacle. $25.50. LN.
Beach House. 9 p.m. April 29. The EARL. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Great Big Sea. 8 p.m. April 29. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Sevendust with Nonpoint, Day of Fire and Hail the Villain. 8 p.m. April 30. The Tabernacle. $24.50. LN.
Alexisonfire. 7 p.m. April 30. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Martin Sexton. 8:30 p.m. April 30. Variety Playhouse. $23; $20 advance. TM.
Sonata Arctica. 7 p.m. April 30. Masquerade. $18 advance. TM.
Cage. 7 p.m. May 1. Masquerade. $10 advance. TM.
Cornmeal. 8 p.m. May 1. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Gipsy Kings. 8 p.m. May 1. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $33.50-$48.50. LN.
The Church. 8:30 p.m. May 1. Center Stage. $30; $28 advance. TM.
Dave Barnes. 9 p.m. May 1. The Loft. $15. TA.
Kaki King. 8:30 p.m. May 1. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Local Natives. 8:30 p.m. May 1. Masquerade. $12 advance. TM.
Martina McBride, Blake Shelton and Bill Gentry. 7:30 p.m. May 1. Gwinnett Arena. $39.75-$49.75. TM.
HIM. 7 p.m. May 3. Center Stage. $36. TM.
As Tall as Lions with Bear Hands. 9 p.m. May 3. Vinyl. $15; $12 advance. TA.
Bullet for My Valentine with Chiodos, The Airborne Toxic Event and Arcanium. 6:30 p.m. May 4. The Tabernacle. $24. LN.
James McMurtry with Johnny Burke. 8:30 p.m. May 4-5. Five Spot. $18; $16 advance. TM.
Bleeding Through. 6:30 p.m. May 5. Masquerade. $15 advance. TM.
Project Cinco Party featuring Three Days Grace, Seether and Chevelle. 7 p.m. May 5. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $25-$45. TM.
Winston Audio with the Forecast. 8:30 p.m. May 5. Vinyl. $10. TA.
The Album Leaf and Sea Wolf. 9 p.m. May 6. The Loft. $15; $13 advance. TA.
Comedians of “Chelsea Lately” featuring Sarah Colonna, Loni Love and Josh Wolf with Chuy. 8 p.m. May 7. The Tabernacle. $30-$35. LN.
Van Morrison. 8 p.m. May 7. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $69-$125. TM.
Perpetual Groove. 8:30 p.m. May 7. Variety Playhouse. $22.50-$25; $20-$22.50 advance. TM.
ZZ Top with Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights. 7:30 p.m. May 8. Chastain Park Amphitheaterr. $35-$65. LN.
Zac Brown Band. 8 p.m. May 8-9. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $25-$49. TM.
Saliva. 7 p.m. May 9. Masquerade. $16 advance. TM.
Minus the Bear. 8 p.m. May 10. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Corinne Bailey Rae. 8 p.m. May 11. Center Stage. $31; $29.50 advance. TM.
Ryan Bingham. 8 p.m. May 11. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
David Bromberg and Jorma Kaukonen. 8 p.m. May 12. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Spill Canvas. 6 p.m. May 12. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
Josh Ritter and The Royal City Band. 8 p.m. May 13. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
OK Go with Earl Greyhound and Robert Francis. 8:30 p.m. May 13. The Loft. $15. TA.
Ray Wylie Hubbard. 8 p.m. May 13. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings. 8:30 p.m. May 13. Center Stage. $25. TM.
The Verve Pipe. 8 p.m. May 14. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Little Feat. 8:30 p.m. May 14. Variety Playhouse. $31. TM.
Shpongle. 9 p.m. May 14. Masquerade. $20 advance. TM.
Satellite District, the Drownout. 9 p.m. May 15. Vinyl. $10; $8 advance. TA.
Tim McGraw with Lady Antebellum and Love and Theft. 7 p.m. May 15. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25.75-$65. LN.
The Dirty Guv’nahs. 9 p.m. May 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Enrique Bunbury. 8 p.m. May 15. The Tabernacle. $30. LN.
Gloria Gaynor and The Village People. 7 p.m. May 15. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
Norah Jones. 8 p.m. May 15. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $48-$58. TM.
Shelby Lynne. 8:30 p.m. May 15. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Angels & Airwaves with Say Anything. 8 p.m. May 16. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
The Heavy Pets. 8 p.m. May 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Everybody was in the French Resistance… Now! 8:30 p.m. May 17 . The EARL. $12. TA.
Agnostic Front. 7 p.m. May 17. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
The Infamous Stringdusters. 8:30 p.m. May 19. Five Spot. $15; $12 advance. TM.
Travelling Without Moving (A Jamiroquai Experience). 8 p.m. May 20. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Cute Is What We Aim For. 6:30 p.m. May 20. Masquerade. $13 advance. TM.
Maysa. 9 p.m. May 21. Center Stage. $40; $37.50 advance. TM.
Bang Tango. 8 p.m. May 21. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Josh Rouse. 8:30 p.m. May 21. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
Wrong Way (Sublime tribute) with Nimrod (Green Day tribute). 9 p.m. May 21. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
“A Prairie Home Companion” with Garrison Keillor. 5:45 p.m. May 22. Fox Theatre. $37-$77. TM.
Smokey’s Farmland Band. 8 p.m. May 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Los Tres starring Alejandro Fernandez, Jean Sebastian and Marco Antonio Solis. 8 p.m. May 22. Gwinnett Arena. $42.50-$200. TM.
Benjy Davis Project, Jay Nash. 8 p.m. May 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
King Sunny Ade & His African Beats. 8 p.m. May 23. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Alo. 8 p.m. May 25. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
Butch Walker and the Black Widows. 8 p.m. May 26. Variety Playhouse. $28.50; $26.50 advance. TM.
Please PleaseRock Me. 8 p.m. May 26, June 30 and July 28. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 advance. TA.
Charlie Mars. 8 p.m. May 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 advance. TA.
The Hold Steady, Twin Tigers. 8:30 p.m. May 27. Variety Playhouse. $20; $18.50 advance. TM.
Jennie Arnau. 8 p.m. May 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $8 advance. TA.
The Crash Kings. 9 p.m. May 27. Vinyl. $12; $10 advance. TA.
The Swell Season. 8 p.m. May 28. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $27.50-$40. TM.
Apocalyptica. 8 p.m. May 30. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Greg Laswell. 8:30 p.m. June 1. Vinyl. $15; $12 advance. TA.
Trampled by Turtles. 8 p.m. June 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Carole King and James Taylor. 8 p.m. June 3. Gwinnett Arena. $65-$350. TM.
Backstreet Boys. 8 p.m. June 3. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $33.50-$48.50. LN.
Badfish – A Tribute To Sublime with Scotty Don’t. 8 p.m. June 3. Variety Playhouse. $18; $16 advance. TM.
Reverend Horton Heat. 7 p.m. June 4. Masquerade. $23 advance. TM.
Imogen Heap, Geese. 8 p.m. June 4. The Tabernacle. $29.50. LN.
Toubab Krewe. 8:30 p.m. June 4. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
Cheap Trick. 7 p.m. June 5. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
Col. Bruce Hampton and the Quark Alliance with The Oliver Wood Trio. 8 p.m. June 5. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Daughtry. 7:30 p.m. June 5. Gwinnett Arena. $29.50-$39.50. TM.
Mono. 8:30 p.m. June 5. Masquerade. $14 advance. TM.
Wonder Girls, 2PM. 8 p.m. June 5. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.
Chayanne. 8 p.m. June 6. Gwinnett Arena. $60.50-$100.50. TM.
Jethro Tull with Ian Hunter. 7:30 p.m. June 6. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $38-$50. LN.
Styx and Foreigner with Kansas. 6:30 p.m. June 7. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $38.50-$68.50. LN.
Cobra Starship and 3oh!3 with Travis McCoy and I Fight Dragons. 7 p.m. June 7. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Passion Pit and Tokyo Police Club. 8 p.m. June 9. The Tabernacle. $23. TM.
Blitzen Trapper. 8:30 p.m. June 9. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Neon Indian. 8:30 p.m. June 9. The EARL. $13 advance. TA.
Broken Bells. 9 p.m. June 10. Center Stage. $26. TM.
Jeff Beck with Imelda May. 8 p.m. June 11. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $38-$58. LN.
The Yacht Rock Revue – Summer ’70s Jams. 9 p.m. June 11. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
The Yacht Rock Revue – Reagan Rock Prom. 9 p.m. June 12. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Distant Relatives featuring Nas and Damian Marley with Nneka.9 p.m. June 12. The Tabernacle. $36. LN.
Maxwell. 7 p.m. June 11 (with Erykah Badu) and June 12 (with Jill Scott). Philips Arena. $22-$191. LN.
KC and the Sunshine Band and MC Hammer. 8 p.m. June 13. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $33.50-$48.50. LN.
Conan O’Brien. 8 p.m. June 14. Fox Theatre. $54.55-$98.75. TM.
Mason Jennings. 8 p.m. June 19. Variety Playhouse. TM.
Harry Connick Jr. and Orchestra. 8 p.m. June 19. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $58-$88. LN.
Sage Francis with Free Moral Agents and B. Dolan. 9 p.m. June 19. The Loft. $15. TA.
Matt Pond PA. 8:30 p.m. June 24. $12. The EARL. TA.
America with Christopher Cross. 7 p.m. June 26. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
The New Pornographers with The Dodos and Duchess and the Duke. 8 p.m. June 26. Variety Playhouse. $32.50; $30 advance. TM.
ATL Summer Jam featuring Heads of State: Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant; Tony, Toni, Tone; and Faith Evans. 7:30 p.m. June 26. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $10.75-$69. TM.
Sting featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. 8 p.m. June 28-29. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $79-$154. LN.
Athlete with Carney. 9 p.m. June 29. Vinyl. $12. TA.
REO Speedwagon and Pat Benatar. 7 p.m. July 1. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $38-$58. LN.
The Swingin’ Medallions. 7 p.m. July 2. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
Earth, Wind & Fire. 8 p.m. July 2. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $25-$70. TM.
Phish. 7:30 p.m. July 3-4. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $50. TM.
Col. Bruce Hampton & the Quark Alliance. 8 p.m. July 3-4. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Boz Scaggs. 8 p.m. July 10. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
Chicago and The Doobie Brothers. 7:30 p.m. July 12. Chastain Park Amphitheater. $42-$90. LN.
Brooks & Dunn with Gary Allan. 7 p.m. July 15. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25-$55. LN.
Corey Smith with Colt Ford. 6 p.m. July 17. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $29. TM.
The B-52s. 7 p.m. July 24. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
Vans Warped Tour with Alkaline Trio, Andrew W.K., We the Kings, Pennywise, Sum 41, Every Time I Die, Reel Big Fish and others. Noon July 26. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $32.96. LN.
Dave Matthews Band with Gov’t Mule. 7 p.m. July 27. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $40.50-$75. LN.
Rihanna, Ke$ha. July 28. Philips Arena. $23.75-$103.75. LN.
Bonerama. 8 p.m. July 29. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton. 8 p.m. July 30. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $39-$76. TM.
Sugarland. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $34-$70.50. TM.
Jose Feliciano. 7 p.m. Aug. 7. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. $45-$55. TA.
Lilith Fair featuring Sarah McLachlan, Loretta Lynn, Indigo Girls, Court Yard Hounds, The Gossip, Corinne Bailey Rae and more. 3 p.m. Aug. 8. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $41.50-$127. LN.
Justin Bieber. 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Gwinnett Arena. $32.50-$52.50. TM.
Green Day. 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $20-$85. TM.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Crosby Stills and Nash. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Philips Arena. $53.50-$129. LN.
O.A.R., Citizen Cope. 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $37.50. TM.
Asia. 8 p.m. Aug. 18. Variety Playhouse. $40; $35 advance. TM.
Sheryl Crow, Colbie Caillat. Aug. 19. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $29-$75. TM.
Jack Johnson, G. Love and Alo. 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $35-$55. LN.
Paramore, Tegan and Sara. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Gwinnett Arena. $26-$36. LN.
Aziz Ansari. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18. The Tabernacle. $29.50. LN.
Pavement. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. The Tabernacle. $35; $32 advance. 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 events editor Shane Harrison at sharrison@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call the venue before driving a long distance.

One comment Add your comment

L. Stone

April 15th, 2010
4:43 pm

this already happened MARCH 21st..not happening in april..but i wish it WAS! : )
“Megadeth with Testament and Exodus. 7 p.m. April 21. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.”