As we crawl slowly toward springtime, take heart! The spring/summer concert season is shaping up to be a good one. Here are some of the shows that have been announced over the last few days:
Sad-sacks rejoice (or be less sad): Damien Rice
brings his world tour to Stage AE
, June 18. Tickets: $38.50-40, on sale Friday.
will be joined by Remy Banks
and Vince Staples
at Mr. Smalls
, April 4 ($25, on sale now). My recommendation? Get your tickets ASAP.
Also coming to Mr. Smalls: Mark Battles
on April 10 ($10, on sale now); ILoveMakonnen
on May 4 ($20-22, on sale Friday); William Fitzsimmons
& Denison Witmer
, May 18 ($18-20, on sale Thursday); Paul Weller
, June 19 ($30, on sale Friday).
Oh yeah, and m-f-ing Mudhoney
, with locals The Cynics
and Nox Boys
, July 8 ($16-18, on sale Friday)
Coming to the Brillobox
: William Elliott Whitmore
and Esme Patterson
, April 15 ($13-15, on sale Friday); Kate Tempest
, June 10 ($10-13, on sale now)
Aaaaand a few new shows scheduled at Club Cafe
: The Getaway
, April 4 ($7, on sale now); Feaufollet
(hailed as "the future of Cajun music"), April 7 ($10-12, on sale now); Exmag
, May 6 ($10-15, on sale now);
Aaaaaaaaaaaand, on May 4, Ben Folds
comes to the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
. Tickets run $45-50, and go on sale Saturday at noon.