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Hot tickets: May 31

Alkaline Trio's 15th Anniversary Tour comes to the Masquerade in August. Photo: Myriam Santos

Alkaline Trio's 15th Anniversary Tour comes to the Masquerade in August. Photo: Myriam Santos

ON SALE NOW
Buckhead Music Festival. An outdoor festival of live local music. 1 p.m. July 30. Buckhead Theatre. $14. TM.

ON SALE JUNE 2
Alkaline Trio. 7 p.m. Aug. 18. Masquerade. $18. TM.

ON SALE JUNE 3
Kristy Lee. 6 p.m. June 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $10 in advance. TA.
Perpetual Groove. 8:30 p.m. July 22. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 in advance (under age 21). $22.50; $20 in advance (age 21 and up). TM.
Animals as Leaders. 6 p.m. July 27. Masquerade. $13. TM.
Rad Bromance. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 in advance. TA.
106 & Park Presents: Closer To My Dreams Tour. With Tyga, Mindless Behavior, Lil Twist, Jawan and Trevante. 8 p.m. Aug. 6. Masquerade. $30. LN.
Big Mike Geier’s Elvis Royale featuring the Kingsized Orchestra and Dames Aflame. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Variety Playhouse. $27. TM.
Jonathan Coulton, Paul & Storm. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 in advance. TM.
Frank Turner. 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Masquerade. $13. TM.
K.D. Lang. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Variety Playhouse. $40; $35 in advance. TM.
Matt Schofield. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 in advance. TA.
Sugarland. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Philips Arena. $35-$100. TM.
The Beach Boys. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $40-$100. TM.

ON SALE JUNE 6
“Yo Gabba Gabba Live: It’s Time To Dance.” 2 and 5 p.m. Oct. 30. Fox Theatre. TM.

UPCOMING SHOWS
Okkervil River. 8 p.m. May 31. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 advance. TM.
The Constellations. 8 p.m. June 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $18; $15 in advance. TA.
Matt and Kim. 7 p.m. June 3. Masquerade. $20 in advance. TM.
The Monkees. June 3. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$59. TM.
Toots & the Maytals. 8:30 p.m. June 3. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 in advance. TM.
Times New Viking. 9 p.m. June 3. The EARL. $10. TA.
Jonny Lang. June 3. Atlanta Botanical Garden. $37. TA.
Ian McLagan. 8 p.m. June 4. Smith’s Olde Bar – Atlanta Room. $18; $15 in advance. TA.
Sam Bradley, Holly Conlan. 9 p.m. June 4. The EARL. $14; $12 in advance. TA.
Miranda Lambert, Josh Kelley, Ashton Shepherd. 7:30 p.m. June 4. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19-$49. TM.
B.B. King, Buddy Guy. June 5. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
Subway Eat Fresh Comedy Tour featuring Auggie Smith and Dax Jordan. 8 p.m. June 5. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Katy Perry. 7:30 p.m. June 7. Gwinnett Arena. $45. TM.
Josh Groban. 7:30 p.m. June 8. Gwinnett Arena. $78-$98. LN.
Eternal Summers, the Beets. 8:30 p.m. June 8. The EARL. $10; $8 in advance. TA.
Mat McHugh. Solo acoustic set from a musician who formerly recorded under the name the Beautiful Girls. 8 p.m. June 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 in advance. TA.
The Bridges. 8 p.m. June 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 in advane. TA.
The Sword. 7 p.m. June 9. Masquerade. $16. TM.
David Jacobs-Strain. 8 p.m. June 9. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15. $12 in advance. TA.
This Will Destroy You. 8:30 p.m. June 9. The EARL. $12; $10 in advance. TA.
Dick Dale. 8:30 p.m. June 10. The EARL. $25. TA.
Joe Purdy. 8:30 p.m. June 10. The Loft. $17; $15 in advance. TA.
Chelsea Handler, Heather McDonald, Josh Wolf, Brad Wollack. June 10. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
Loretta Lynn. June 10. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $34.50-$79. TM.
Sondre Lerche. 8:30 p.m. June 11. Variety Playhouse. $20. TM.
Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones, Los Straitjackets. 8:30 p.m. June 11. The EARL. $20. TA.
Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown. With Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Brantley Gilbert, Craig Campbell and Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. 3 p.m. June 12. Coolray Field. $39-$79. TM.
Mumford & Sons. 7:30 p.m June 12. Fox Theatre. $35. TM.
Thao & Mirah, Led to Sea. 9 p.m. June 13.The EARL. $14. TA.
Uriah Heep. 8 p.m. June 14. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 in advance. TM.
Owl City, Mat Kearney, Unwed Sailor. 7 p.m. June 14. The Tabernacle. $28. LN.
Phish. 7:30 p.m. June 14-15. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $60; $45 lawn. TM.
Greensky Bluegrass. 9 p.m. June 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15; $12 in advance. TA.
Noah and the Whale. 8 p.m. June 15. Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 in advance. TM.
The Parlotones. 8 p.m. June 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15; $12 in advance. TA.
The Rosebuds. 8:30 p.m. June 16. The EARL. $12. TA.
Adele. 8 p.m. June 17. Tabernacle. $30; $27.50. LN.
Grupo Fantasma. 9 p.m. June 17. The EARL. $15; $13 in advance. TA.
I.O.Z., Lubriphonic. 8 p.m. June 17. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 in advance. TA.
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Fantasia. 7 p.m. June 17. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $35-$75. LN.
Bangkok Fight Night 10. 8 p.m. June 17. Center Stage. $34-$54. TM.
Over The Rhine. 8:30 p.m. June 17. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 in advance. TM.
Company Of Thieves, Ben Deignan. 8 p.m. June 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 in advance. TA.
Lloyd Cole. 8:30 p.m. June 18. The Five Spot. $20. TM.
Lawjam 2011: The Second Annual Battle Of The Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands. 7 p.m. June 18. Variety Playhouse. $30 after June 7; $20 in advance. TM.
Ben Deignan. 8 p.m. June 18. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 in advance. TA.
Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash with Chris Brown, Keri Hilson. June 18. Philips Arena. $10.79-$104. TM.
Jo Dee Messina, Jimmy Wayne. 7 p.m. June 18. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheatre. $40-$65. TA.
Def Leppard, Heart, Evan Watson. June 18. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $125-$25. LN.
Pat Martino, 8:30 p.m. June 18. Center Stage. $45. TM.
Daryl Hall and John Oates. June 19. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
Dispatch. 7 p.m. June 21. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $35-$40. LN.
Alela Diane. 8:30 p.m. June 21. The EARL. $10. TA.
New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys. June 22. Philips Arena. LN.
Chris Isaak. June 22. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $19-$69. TM.
Centro-Matic. 8:30 p.m. June 23. The EARL. $10. TA.
Steve Miller Band. June 24. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $26-$75. TM.
The Jompson Brothers. 8 p.m. June 24. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 in advance. TA.
Paul Thorn. 8:30 p.m. June 24. Variety Playhouse. $20; $17.50 in advance. TM.
Parker Smith and the Bandwith. CD release show. 8 p.m. June 25. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 in advance. TA.
R. Kelly, Keyshia Cole, Marsha Ambrosius. 8 p.m. June 25. Philips Arena. $59.50-$99.50. TM.
Chippendales – The Ultimate Girls Night Out. 8 p.m. June 25. Variety Playhouse. $55-$75. TM.
Dinosaur Jr., Off. With Henry Rollins interviewing Dinosaur Jr. live. 8 p.m. June 26. Variety Playhouse. $30.50; $28.50 in advance. TM.
Nick 13. 8 p.m. June 27. Vinyl. $12. TA.
Music from the film “Winter’s Bone” with Marideth Sisco, Dennis Crider, Bo Brown, Van Colbert, Tedi May & Linda Stoffel. 8 p.m. June 27. The EARL. $15. TA.
David Bazan. 8:30 p.m. June 28. The EARL. $14. TA.
David Gray, Lisa O’Neill. 8 p.m. June 28. Fox Theatre. $39-$59. LN.
Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition. 8 p.m. June 30. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12 in advance. TA.
Florence + The Machine, Hanni El Khatib. 8 p.m. July 1. Fox Theatre. $30. LN.
Abbey Road Live presents “Sgt. Pepper’s Mystery Tour.” 8 p.m. July 1.Variety Playhouse. $17.50; $15 in advance. TM.
Jennifer Hudson. July 2. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
EWO Tour featuring Banky W, Wizkid and Skales. 9 p.m. July 2. Variety Playhouse. $40. TM.
The Wiggles. 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. July 12. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $15.50-$75.50. TM.
Psychedelic Furs. 7 p.m. July 6. Masquerade. $25. TM.
Puro Instinct, John Maus. 8:30 p.m. July 6. The EARL. $8. TA.
Musiq Soulchild. 8 p.m. July 6. Center Stage. $34; $31 in advance. TM.
The Industry. CD release. 8 p.m. July 7. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 in advance. TA.
K Dubb. 9 p.m. July 7. $20-$50. Center Stage. TM.
Music of Abba with Arrival from Sweden with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. July 8. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $29-$49. TM.
Children Of Bodom, Devin Townsend, Obscura, Septic Flesh. 7 p.m. July 8. Masquerade. $22.50. TM.
Animal Collective. July 8. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $30. TM.
James Hall, Shane Alexander. 8 p.m. July 8. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 in advance. TA.
Indigo Girls. July 8-9. Atlanta Botanical Garden. $45. TA.
Idina Menzel with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. July 9. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$75. TM.
Corey Crowder. 8 p.m. July 9. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $10 in advance. TA.
Taylor Swift. 7 p.m. July 9-10. Philips Arena. $25-$69.50. TM.
Motley Crue, Poison, New York Dolls, 7 p.m. July 10. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $20-$95. LN.
Mana. 8 p.m. July 10. Gwinnett Arena. $53-$100. LN.
Natasha Bedingfield. 8 p.m. July 11. Center Stage. $20; $17 in advance. TM.
Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, Chevy Woods. 6 p.m. July 12. Masquerade Music Park. $35. TM.
Sade, John Legend, 7:30 p.m. July 12-13. Philips Arena. $53.50-$153.50. TM.
Rihanna, Cee Lo Green. July 12. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald. July 13. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$75. TM.
Big Business, Torche. 8:30 p.m. July 14. The EARL. $15; $12 in advance. TA.
The Gourds. 8 p.m. July 14. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 in advance. TA.
Yes, Styx. 7 p.m. July 14. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $19-$59. TM.
Charlie Wilson, Chrisette Michele. July 15. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$69. TM.
Please PleaseRock Me. 8 p.m. July 15. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 in advance. TA.
Steve Earle. July 15. Atlanta Botanical Garden. $39.50. TA.
Randy Travis. July 15. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $34.50-$65. TM.
Corey Smith. 6:30 p.m. July 16. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29. TM.
Bill Callahan. 8 p.m. July 16. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $15 in advance. TA.
Kool & the Gang. 7 p.m. July 16. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheatre. $40-$70. TA.
Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Jessie and the Toy Boys, Nervo. 7 p.m. July 17. Philips Arena. $29.50-$350. LN.
Paul Collins’ Beat. 8:30 p.m. July 19. The EARL. $10. TA.
Hayes Carll, Scott Miller. 8:30 p.m. July 20.The EARL. $16. TA.
A Perfect Circle. 8 p.m. July 20. The Tabernacle. $57.50. LN.
Peter Frampton. July 21. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
Kid Cudi, Chip Tha Ripper. July 21. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $39.50. TM.
John Butler Trio, Gomez. 8 p.m. July 22. The Tabernacle. $30; $27.50 in advance. LN.
The Devil Makes Three. 8:30 p.m. July 22. The Five Spot. $12; $10 in advance. TM.
Emmylou Harris. July 22. Atlanta Botanical Garden. $52.50. TA.
The Whiskey Gentry. CD release show. 8 p.m. July 22-23. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $12; $10 in advance. TA.
Huey Lewis and the News, Little Feat. July 23. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $29-$59. TM.
Ellie Goulding. 9 p.m. July 23.Center Stage. $24. TM.
Eels. 8 p.m. July 24. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 in advance. TM.
Christina Perri. 8 p.m. July 25. The Loft. $15. TA.
American Idol Live. 7 p.m. July 26. Gwinnett Arena. $45-$65. TM.
The Temptations, the Four Tops. July 27. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$74. TM.
Kings of Leon, Band of Horses. 7 p.m. July 27. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25.50-$50.50; lawn four-packs $84; first weekend special $20 lawn tickets. LN.
Rascal Flatts, Sara Evans, Justin Moore, Easton Corbin. 7 p.m. July 28. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $20.75-$71.75; lawn four-packs $60. LN.
Bon Iver, the Rosebuds. 8 p.m. July 28. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $32.50-$40. TM.
Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith. July 29. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$69. TM.
311, Sublime With Rome. 6:30 p.m. July 30. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25-$49.50. LN.
Ke$ha, LMFAO, Spank Rock. 7:30 p.m. July 30. Gwinnett Arena. $49.50. LN.
Tedeschi Trucks Band. July 30.  Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$69. TM.
The Shawdowboxers. 8 p.m. July 30. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $8 in advance. TA.
Furthur Festival with Phil Lesh and Bob Weir. 7 p.m. July 31. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $39.50-$59.50. TM.
Vans Warped Tour. 11 a.m. Aug. 1. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $34.46. LN.
Selena Gomez & The Scene, Allstar Weekend. Non-table set-up. 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. $25.50-$45.50. LN.
Dolly Parton. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29-$99. TM.
Brian Wilson. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$75. TM.
Sia, Oh Land. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22.50 in advance. TM.
Keith Urban. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4-5. Gwinnett Arena. $25-$55. TM.
Bryan Adams. 7 p.m. Aug. 5. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheatre. TA.
Steely Dan, Sam Yahel. Aug. 6. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series.
Steely Dan. August 7. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. LN.
Starfest with the Goo Goo Dolls, Michelle Branch and Parachute. 7 p.m. Aug. 7. $29-$89. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. TM.
Death Cab for Cutie, Frightened Rabbit. 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $32-$38. TM.
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers. Aug. 12. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$59. TM.
Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival with Disturbed, Godsmack, Megadeth. 1:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25-$56.50. LN.
Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas. 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Fox Theatre. $37-$47. TM.
Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin. Aug. 13. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$69. TM.
The LWE Presents: Blue Waltz For Sean Costello Memorial Fund. 8 p.m. Aug. 19-20. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 in advance. TA.
10,000 Maniacs, Edwin McCain. 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheatre. $42.50-$65. TA.
My Morning Jacket, Neko Case. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $34-$46. TM.
Matisyahu. 8 p.m. Aug. 22. Center Stage. $26; $24 in advance. TM.
Identity Tour. The first all-electronic music tour. 2 p.m. Aug. 23. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $35-$100. LN.
Guster, Jack’s Mannequin. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $26-$36. TM.
Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion. Aug. 25–28. Philips Arena. $32-$84. TM.
Los Lobos. Aug. 26. Atlanta Botanical Garden. $39.50. TA.
Indecision. 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $18; $15 in advance. TA.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. $25-$35. TM.
Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, Leroy Powell and the Messengers. 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $25.50-$75.50; special general admission lawn 6-packs for $99. LN.
The Hold Steady. 8 p.m. Aug. 30. Variety Playhouse. $20;  $18 in advance. TM.
Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion. Aug. 31–Sept. 4. Gwinnett Arena. $32-$84. TM.
Maroon 5, Train. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $23-$99. TM.
Return To Forever, Zappa Plays Zappa. Sept. 8. Fox Theatre. $32-$97. TM.
Bruce Cockburn. 8 p.m. Sept. 8. Variety Playhouse. $27.50; $25 advance. TM.
Kem. Sept. 9. $29-$89. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. TM.
Basia. 8 p.m. Sept. 13. Variety Playhouse. $32.50; $30 in advance. TM.
Atari Teenage Riot. 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Masquerade. $22. TM.
Roger Daltrey. Performing the Who’s “Tommy.” 8 p.m. Sept. 15. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $40-$126. TM.
Swans, Sir Richard Bishop. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Variety Playhouse. $25; $22 in advance. TM.
Journey, Foreigner, Night Ranger. 7 p.m. Sept. 16. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. $20-$135. LN.
Darius Rucker. Sept. 17. $25-$59. Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Delta Classic Chastain Series. TM.
Ray LaMontagne. 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. $29-$55. TM.
Explosions In The Sky, Wye Oak. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. Tabernacle. $27.50; $25 in advance. TM.
Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John: From Memphis to Mardi Gras. Oct. 12. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $37-$73. TM.
Celtic Thunder. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Fox Theatre. $46.50-$65. TM.
David Crowder, Chris August, John Mark McMillan. 7 p.m. Nov. 5. The Tabernacle. $27.50. LN.
The Elvis Show. 8 and 10 p.m. Dec. 2. Smith’s Olde Bar – Music Room. $20 in advance. TA.
Straight No Chaser. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. $30-$50. TM.
Celtic Woman. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. Atlanta Symphony Hall. $35-$90. TM.
Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour. 8 p.m. June 29, 2012. Philips Arena. $50-$250. TM.

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