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Hot tickets: Aug. 24

Energetic Welsh outfit Los Campesinos comes to the Variety Playhouse on Oct. 20. Photo: Jon Bergman

Energetic Welsh outfit Los Campesinos comes to the Variety Playhouse on Oct. 20. Photo: Jon Bergman

ON SALE AUG. 27
Los Campesinos. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Incognito, Lubriphonic. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Variety Playhouse. $32.50. TM.
Hanson, Jarrod Gorbel. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Variety Playhouse. $35; $30. TM.
The Infamous Stringdusters, Trampled By Turtles. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 20.Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Will Hoge. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Vinyl. $15. TA.
Tyler Hilton, Josiah Leming. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Vinyl. $15; $12 advance. TA.
The Posies, Brendan Benson, Aqueduct. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 20. The Loft. TA.
Celtic Thunder. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Fox Theatre. $59.70-$70.20. TM.
Six Shot Revival. 9 p.m. Nov. 20. Vinyl. $10; $7 advance. TA.
Joe Satriani, Ned Evett and Triple Double. 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Center Stage. $45; $42.50 advance. TM.

ON SALE AUG. 28
Mary J. Blige, El DeBarge, Miguel, Jazmine Sullivan. 7 p.m. Oct. 2. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $49.75-$89.75. LN.
Lifehouse, Kris Allen. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. The Tabernacle. $26. LN.

UPCOMING SHOWS
The B-52’s, Blondie. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $25-$69. TM.
Wale. 9 p.m. Aug. 25. The Loft. $25; $20 advance. TA.
The English Beat, Bad Manners. 8 p.m. Aug. 25. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Dukes of September Rhythm Revue with Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs. 8 p.m. Aug. 26. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $25-$89. TM.
Michael Franti & Spearhead. 8 p.m. Aug. 26. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
Tears For Fears, Arrested Development, Wainwright. Aug. 26. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $37.50-$57.50. LN.
Train with the ASO. 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $19-$49. TM.
Natalie Merchant. 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $28.50-$44. TM.
Jonny Lang. 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Atlanta Botanical Garden. $36.50. TM.

Atlanta's Big Boi, shown here singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at Turner Field in June, will join Sound Tribe Sector Nine at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Aug. 28. Photo: Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.com

Atlanta's Big Boi, shown here singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at Turner Field in June, will join Sound Tribe Sector Nine at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Aug. 28. Photo: Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.com

Sound Tribe Sector Nine, Big Boi. 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $25-$39.50. TM.
Paul Thorn. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
Oryx and Crake. 9 p.m. Aug. 28. The EARL. $7. TA.
Creed, Skillet, Theft. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $10-$20. LN.
Billy Idol, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Aug. 29. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $42.50-$57.50. LN.
Kiss with the Academy Is… and the Envy. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $20.50-$125. LN.
Paul Mooney. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $29.99-$49.99. TM.
Xavier Rudd and Izintaba. 8 p.m. Aug. 31. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Toby Keith with Trace Adkins. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $19-$69.75. LN.
Budweiser Superfest with Anthony Hamilton, Kem, Jaheim and Raheem Devaughn. Second show added. 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $49.75-$89.75. LN.
The Chapin Sisters. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 3. Red Light Cafe. $12; $10 advance. TM.
The Charlatans UK. 9 p.m. Sept. 7. The Loft. $22; $20 advance. TA.
David Ryan Harris. 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.
John Mayer with Owl City. 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $30-$63. LN.
Kottonmouth Kings, Authority Zero, Big B. 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Masquerade. $23; $20 advance. TM.
Those Darlins. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9; 9 p.m. Sept. 10. The EARL. $10. TA.
John Michael Montgomery. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre. $20-$87.50. TM.
The Avett Brothers. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $25-$35. TM.
The Temptations, the Four Tops. Sept. 10. $40-$100. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. TM.
Abbey Road Live. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 advance. TA.
Charlie Wilson, Angie Stone. 8 p.m. Sept. 11. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $25-$69. TM.
Paramore, Tegan and Sara. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Gwinnett Arena. $26-$36. LN.
Jon Anderson. 8 p.m. Sept. 12. Variety Playhouse. $30; $27.50 advance. TM.
Pixies. 8 p.m. Sept. 13. Fox Theatre. $37-$70. TM.
Adam Lambert. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Symphony Hall. $39.50. TM.
Adam Lambert, Allison Iraheta. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.
Brian Culbertson. Rescheduled show; tickets for previous date will be honored. 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Center Stage. $25-$34. TM.
Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16; 9 p.m. Sept. 17. The EARL. $20; $18 advance. TA.
Aziz Ansari. Late show added. 7:30 p.m. (sold out) and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 18. The Tabernacle. $29.50. LN.
Big Head Todd and the Monsters. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Variety Playhouse. $28; $26 advance.  TM.
Mandorico. 8 p.m. Sept.18. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
Ghostland Observatory. 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Masquerade. $28; $25 advance. TM.
Flyleaf, Story of the Year. 9 p.m. Sept. 18. Center Stage. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Jay Clifford. 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $15; $12 advance. TA.
Bobby Bare Jr. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21. The EARL. $10. TA.
CocoRosie. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Variety Playhouse. $20; $18 advance. TM.
Jimmy Eat World. 9 p.m. Sept. 21. Center Stage. $30; $28 advance. TM.
Dale Watson. 9 p.m. Sept. 22. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $18; $15 advance. TA.
James. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Widespread Panic’s “Tunes for Tots” benefit. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Center Stage. $125 general admission; $500 VIP tickets, includes cocktail party with the band, early admittance and more. TM (general admission), TA (VIP tickets).
Widespread Panic. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24-25. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $47. TM.
Jamey Johnson. 9:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Wild Bill’s. $15-$100. TM.
Aimee Mann. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Variety Playhouse. $30. TM.
RJD2. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Masquerade. $20; $18 advance. TM.
Pavement. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. The Tabernacle. $35; $32 advance. TM.
“So You Think You Can Dance” Live Tour. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Gwinnett Arena. $37.50-$55. TM.
Alice In Chains, Deftones and Mastodon. 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $20-$75. LN.
David Bazan. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28. The EARL. $14; $12 advance. TA.
Trevor Hall. 7 p.m. Sept. 29. Masquerade. $12; $10 advance. TM.
Rush. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $40-$89. TM.
American Carnage Tour with Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Gwinnett Arena. $10-$59.50. LN.
PleaseRock Presents: The REMakes (REM Tribute). 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10; $8 advance. TA.
Deerhunter. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
“Make A Difference Tour 2010” featuring Max Lucado, TobyMac, Third Day and Michael W. Smith. 7 p.m. Oct. 2. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. $23-$99. TM.
Yeasayer. 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Masquerade. $20. TM.
Stars. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
The Books. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Yard Dogs Road Show. 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Masquerade. $15. TM.
Foals. 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Masquerade. $17; $15 advance. TM.
LCD Soundsystem with Sleigh Bells. Oct. 4. The Tabernacle. $32. LN.
Devendra Banhart and the Grogs. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
Primus. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. The Tabernacle. $39.50. LN.
The National. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. $27.50-$35. Fox Theatre. TM.
Drake. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. Fox Theatre. $40.75-$91.75. LN.
The xx. 9 p.m. Oct. 6. The Tabernacle. $25. LN.
David Sedaris. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $36.50-$46.50. TM.
Sara Bareilles with Greg Laswell and Holly Conlan. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Menomena. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Variety Playhouse. $15. TM.
Ron White. 7 p.m. Oct. 9. Fox Theatre. $45.75. TM.
Drive-By Truckers. Oct. 9. The Buckhead Theatre. $25 advance. TM.
Joel McHale. 7 p.m. Oct. 9. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $43-$73. LN.
Wovenhand, Serena Maneesh. 9 p.m. Oct. 9. The EARL. $12. TA.
Tommy Emmanuel. 8 p.m. Oct. 9-10. $30; $28 advance. Variety Playhouse. TM.
Mike Zito. 8 p.m. Oct. 12. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 advance. TA.
The Vaselines. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 12. The EARL. $20; $18 advance. TA.
Indigo Girls. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. The Buckhead Theatre. $35. TM.
The Eagles – The Green Concert. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. The Meadow at Piedmont Park. $55 (VIP packages available). LN.
Richard Thompson Band. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Variety Playhouse. $32.50; $30 advance. TM.
Unknown Hinson. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. Variety Playhouse $21. TM.
Shawn Phillips. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Red Light Cafe. $25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Gary Numan. Oct. 18. $28; $25 advance. Masquerade. TM.
School of Seven Bells. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The EARL. $12. TA.
Daniel Tosh. 7:30 p.m (sold out) and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 22. The Tabernacle. $35-$39.50. LN.
Guided By Voices. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. The Buckhead Theatre. $27.50 advance. TA and TM.
Cornmeal. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 advance. TA.
Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! 2 and 5 p.m. Oct. 23-24. Fox Theatre. $38.35-$134.  TM.
Bettie Serveert. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. The EARL. $15; $13 advance. TA.
Carrie Underwood. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Gwinnett Arena. $35.50-$55.50. TM.
Jason Derulo. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Center Stage. $24. TM.
Metric. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. The Tabernacle. $21.50. LN.
Tech N9ne, E-40, Glasses Malone. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The Loft. $20. TA.
The Script. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Variety Playhouse.$27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Massive Attack, Thievery Corporation. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Fox Theatre. $42-$102. TM.
Blonde Redhead. 9 p.m. Oct. 29. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. 9 p.m. Oct. 29. The Loft. $16. TA.
Band of Horses. 8 p.m. Oct. 30. Fox Theatre. $30-$37.50. TM.
Grupo Fantasma. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
311. 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Fox Theatre. $59.50. LN.
Jónsi with Mountain Man. 8 p.m. Oct. 31. The Tabernacle. $32; $28.50 advance. LN.
Interpol, White Rabbits. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. The Tabernacle. $32.50. LN.
MGMT , Kuroma. Nov. 2. The Tabernacle. $35. LN.
Ra Ra Riot. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Masquerade. $15. TM.
Cirque du Soleil: OVO. Opens Nov. 4. Under the blue and yellow Grand Chapiteau at Atlantic Station. $35-$255. 1-800-450-1480 or the Cirque website.
La Roux. Rescheduled from an earlier Variety Playhouse date; tickets from that postponed show will be honored. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 5. The Tabernacle. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
“America’s Got Talent.” 7:30 Nov. 6. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $39.50-$97.50. TM.
Sufjan Stevens. 8 p.m. Nov. 6. $35; $30 advance. The Tabernacle. LN.
Of Montreal. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6; 8 p.m. Nov. 7. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Never Shout Never, the Maine, I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody’s Business, Carter Hulsey. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Center Stage. $20. TM.
Social Distortion. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. The Tabernacle. $30. LN.
The Dandy Warhols. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. Center Stage. $21. TM.
Lady Antebellum with David Nail. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. Fox Theatre. $25-$45. LN.
Wolf Parade. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Variety Playhouse. $25. TM.
Motion City Soundtrack, Say Anything, Saves The Day, Great Big Pile Of Leaves. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Variety Playhouse. $26; $22.50 advance. TM.
Overkill. Time TBD. Nov. 15. Masquerade. $20.
Brooke Fraser. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 advance. TM.
The Weepies, Beth Amsel. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 advance. TM.
An Evening with Garrison Keillor. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $35.50-$62. TM.
Roger Waters. The former Pink Floyd member commemorates the 30th anniversary of “The Wall” with a production of his masterpiece. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Philips Arena. $59-$203. LN.
Grinderman. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Variety Playhouse. $40; $35 advance. TM.
Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Variety Playhouse. $25. TM.
The Black Crowes. 8 p.m. Nov. 19-20. The Tabernacle. $52.50. LN.
Anthony Bourdain. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $33-$126. TM.
Dave Koz & Friends Smooth Jazz Christmas 2010. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $26-$76. TM.
Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna. 7 p.m. Nov. 28. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. TM.
The Elvis Show. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 advance. TA.
Russell Peters. 8 p.m. Dec. 10. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $43-$58. TM.
Louis CK. 8 p.m. Dec. 11. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $32.50. TM.
Big Mike Geier’s Kingsized Holiday Jubilee & Toy Drive featuring Kingsized Holiday Orchestra with Dames Aflame Dancers. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Variety Playhouse. $27; $25 advance. TM.
Margaret Cho. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. The Tabernacle. $28.50-$45. LN.
Justin Bieber. 7 p.m. Dec. 23. Philips Arena. $39.50-$66. TM.
Perpetual Groove. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 30: $25;$22.50 advance (under 21); $22.50; $20 advance (over 21). 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31: $30; $27.50 advance (under 21); $27.50; $25 advance (over 21). Two-day passes: $45 (under 21); $40 (over 21). Variety Playhouse. TM.
NBC’s Last Comic Standing Live Tour. 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $25-$47. TM.
Lady Gaga. 8 p.m. April 18, 2011. Gwinnett Arena. $52.50-$178. LN.

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