Here comes another batch of concert announcements, brought to you by local promoters and international conglomerates alike. The flood of fall concert announcements hasn't fully saturated the calendar yet, but these are certainly adding density to the situation. As always, fall is proving to be the best time for fans of live music.
Alabama trailer park rapper Yelawolf will bring his machine-gun flow to Skully's on Oct. 26. Tickets cost $20 advance, $23 day of show. Ticket info is coming soon.
Local Atlanta stars turned national breakout success Zac Brown Band will headline Columbus Crew Stadium on Sept. 28. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday for a range of prices including $69.50, $59.50, $35 and some sort of mega-VIP tickets for $499 and $349. (Not joking about those prices.)
Punk icon Mike Watt will bring his band The Missingmen to The Basement on Oct. 10. Tickets cost $12 advance and $14 day of show, and they go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
One-hit wonder (and now Carly Rae Jepsen duet partner) Owl City will headline Newport Music Hall on Sept. 16. Tickets cost $22 advance, $25 day of show.
Underground experimental rock buzz band Wet Hair will play Double Happiness on July 30 with support from Psychedelic Horseshit. Tickets cost $5 advance, $7 day of show, and they're available now.
Folk-rock spazz Ezra Furman will play a solo show, sans Harpoons, at Rumba Cafe on August 10. Pick up your $8 tickets now or pay $10 day of show.
Christian hardcore ragers August Burns Red will play the Newport on Sept. 5. Tickets cost $18 advance, $20 day of show, and they go on sale Friday at noon.
Another Newport show: Mall punks Motion City Soundtrack arrive Nov. 16. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for $20 advance, $22 day of show.
And another: Australian singer-songwriter-heartthrob Xavier Rudd plays the Newport on Oct. 26. Tickets cost $20 advance, $22 day of show, and they go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
Lastly, surprisingly persistent cock-rockers Buckcherry will play (you guessed it!) the Newport on Aug. 30. Tickets cost $28 advance and $30 day of; they also go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.