Also coming soon: Lindsey Buckingham, Chris Robinson, The-Dream

My esteemed superior Kristen Schmidt will be delighted to know that her obsession (and the makers of my favorite album of all time, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot") will be playing LC Pavilion's outdoor stage on Saturday, August 4. That's right - Wilco is coming to town, with Lee Ranaldo Band (ex-Sonic Youth) in tow as the opening act. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. this Friday, April 20 for $45.

Other notable gigs announced this week:

•Lindsey Buckingham will play the Southern Theatre on June 16. Tickets are on sale now for $100 or $48.

•The Chris Robinson Brotherhood (featuring Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes) will play A&R Music Bar on June 10. Tickets cost $18 in advance and $20 day of show, and they're on sale now.

•VHS or Beta plays The Basement on May 10 for $10.

•Bombay Bicycle Club plays the Newport on July 24. Tickets - on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. - cost $15 advance, $17 day of show.

•The-Dream and Miguel will play the Celeste Center at the Ohio State Fair on August 3. $20 tickets go on sale Saturday. You can be the cash; I'll be the rubber band!