Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Muse, Rock, Jonas, 311 & others set CLT dates

Topping the list of recent concert announcements, Muse will play Time Warner Cable Arena September 3 with opening act Cage the Elephant. 

The Tedeschi Trucks Band - featuring marrieds Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks - join the Black Crowes at Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre July 21. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m. 

The Jonas Brothers' first American tour in three years includes a stop at Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre on July 30. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 13.

311’s annual Unity Tour is back. This time the lineup, which stops at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre July 17, features Cypress Hill and G. Love and Special Sauce. Tickets go on sale April 20. 

Carrying on a similar vibe, Slightly Stoopid and Atmosphere will share the Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre stage August 17. The Budos Band opens the show. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster outlets and the Fillmore box office.

Kid Rock gives fans a break on admission with $20 tickets to his September 10 concert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre with ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker. Not only will his “$20 Best Night Ever” Tour features $20 seats in all sections, but its reported there will be discounts on everything from merchandise to concessions. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m.

At the club level Moon Taxi returns to Visulite with Frontier Ruckus May 6. Rockin' country act Reckless Kelly returns to Neighborhood Theatre May 10.  

Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly and Taking Back Sunday guitarist John Nolan go solo at Tremont May 16. 

HRVRD, who celebrated its cd release at Tremont Sunday, is back home May 30 at The Milestone with O'Brother. Ours returns to The Milestone with Luna Arcade June 4 (both put on a great, super intimate show last summer). Math the Band returns June 23. 

Amos' welcomes Sirius XMU regulars Purity Ring June 12. 

Former reality TV heartthrob Ryan Cabrera plays the intimate  Evening Muse with Jason Castro and Deleasa June 18.

For those willing to travel, Postal Service’s stops at Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheatre June 7 with RaRa Riot. Zac Brown Band plays Raleigh’s Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion June 21. And Iron Maiden, who stopped at Verizon last summer, takes its tour to Raleigh’s Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion September 3. Megadeth will open. 

Check individual club websites for tickets to local venues; Ticketmaster and LiveNation outlets for Raleigh shows.