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Chastity Brown, May 22
Chastity Brown, May 22

May 17

Code Orange, Gojira, Deafheaven. Stage AE

Meat Puppets and Mike Watt. Mr. Smalls

Lincoln Durham. The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls

Obituary. Rex Theater

Twiztid. Diesel

A Lot Like Birds. The Smiling Moose

Ian Hunter & the Rant Band. Jergel’s 

Angaleena Presley. Club Café

Vibe & Direct. James Street Gastropub 

May 18

Warpaint. Mr. Smalls 

Coheed and Cambria. Stage AE


Windhand. Cattivo

Decrepit Birth. The Smiling Moose

Kitchen Dwellers. James Street Gastropub

XEB. Hard Rock Café

May 19

The Dark Lines. Howlers

Muscle Before Paradise. Mr. Roboto 

Daniel O’Donnell. Benedum Center

PSO: Romantic Brahms. Heinz Hall

Seether. Stage AE

DV8’s Last Stand. DV8

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes. Cattivo

Spencer Allan Patrick. Revel + Roost

Joe Grushecky. Rex Theater

Billy Strings. James Street Gastropub

Greywalker, Heartsick, False Accusations. Black Forge

Remember Jones. Hard Rock Café

Oak Haven, Nullity. The Smiling Moose

Rainbow Machine. Mr. Smalls 

The Hills and the Rivers, Billy Strings. James Street Gastropub

Avi Diamond, Morgan Erina. Club Café (early)

L.S. Hellebore. Club Café (late)

Abbeyfest. The Abbey on Butler Street

Daniel O’Donnel. Benedum Center

CoBoss. Mr. Smalls 

Heather Kropf, Joy Ike. The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls

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May 20

Chance the Rapper. PPG Paints Arena

Come Holy Spirit. The Glitter Box 

R. Kelly, Vivian Green. Benedum Center

PSO: Romantic Brahms. Heinz Hall

The Orwells. Rex Theater

Conan, North, Horehound. Smiling Moose

Beware of Darkness, Bleeker, Badflower. Mr. Smalls 

Donnie Iris and the Cruisers. Jergel’s Rhythm Grille

Billy Castle, SayBrook. 19th Hole

KICK: The INXS Experience. Hard Rock Café

Billy Price Band, The Blues Orphans. James Street Gastropub

T-ravill. Radioactive Events Center

Far From Fiction, Young Lungs. PLMS

Matt Aquiline & the Dead End Streets. Club Café (early)

Marc Reisman. Club Café (late)

Daniels & McClain. Downey’s House

The Turpentiners. The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls

Dumplings. Howlers

DUMP HIM. Mr. Roboto 

May 21

Ty Segall. Mr. Smalls

Bat Zuppel, SIDE EYE. The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls

Balance and Composure, Queen of Jeans, From Indian Lakes. Rex Theater 

Whitney. Spirit 

Lexa Terrestrial. Black Forge 

Lorna Shore. Diesel Club Lounge

T.J. Ellison. Cruze Bar

Antoinette Manganas Trio. James Street Gastropub

May 22

Chastity Brown, Hannah Jenkins. Club Café

Mac DeMarco. Mr. Smalls 

May 23

Wolf Eyes, Pharmakon, Container. The Shop 

B’flow. Brillobox

B Boys. Gooski’s

Flo Wilson. Backstage Bar at Theater Square

Red City Radio, Russian Girlfriends, World’s Scariest Police Chases. Howlers

May 24

Mumford & Sons. KeyBank Pavilion

Mako Sica. The Shop

Wale. Stage AE

Deicide, Dreadeth. Rex Theater

Samothrace. Black Forge 

G-Nome Project. Club Café

May 25

Warthog, La Misma, Concealed Blade. Brillobox

The Semi-Supervillains. James Street Gastropub

The Benny Benack Big Band. Phipps Conservatory

Future. KeyBank Pavilion

Oddisee. Mr. Smalls 

SayWeCanFly. Rex Theater

Great Good Fine Ok. Cattivo (downstairs)

Tim Vitullo, A Day Without Love, Izzy Heltai, Strange Monsters. Cattivo (upstairs)

Blue Clutch. Club Café 

Affiance. Diesel

Alteras. Radioactive Events Center

Kerchief, Chilhowee Royal, Swampwalk, Proseed. The Smiling Moose

May 26

As It Is. Rex Theater

’68, Listener. The Smiling Moose

The Building. Andy Warhol Museum

Sarah Halter, Megan Pennington Trio, Blue Clutch. Club Café (early)

The Hernies. Club Café (late)

Skeleton Hands. Cattivo

Pachyderm, Incadescents. Mr. Roboto 

Benny Benack. James Street Gastropub

Horrid Ordeal. Marlene’s Corner Bar & Grill

Rachel B. Revel + Roost

May 27

Cousin Boneless. Gooski’s

Franz Ferdinand. Stage AE

Stone Cold Killer. Mr. Smalls

The Spectres. Howlers

Tim Vitullo. Wigle Whiskey & Barrelhouse

Bill Toms & Hard Rain. James Street Gastropub

Xasthur, Johanna Warren. Black Forge 

Army of Optimism. Club Café 

Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers. Rivers Casino

Dawn Ray’d, Dahkma. Rock Room

May 28

Future Islands. Stage AE

Cayetana. Smiling Moose

Jon Camp. The Glitter Box 

Wildhoney. Mr. Roboto 

May 29

Deal Casino, Dollys. Black Forge 

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May 30

Ruby the RabbitFoot. Spirit

Old Crow Medicine Show. Stage AE

Com Truise. Rex Theater

Okilly Dokilly. Hard Rock Café

Taj Weekes & Adowa. Club Café

Frankie, The Cheats. The Smiling Moose

David Throckmorton. Backstage Bar at Theater Square

May 31

Morbid Angel. Mr. Smalls 

Pallbearer. Rex Theater

Jacob Whitesides. Club AE

Katastro and Pacific Dub. Hard Rock Café

Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers. Club Café