Concert on-sales: Nas, Maxwell and Raphael Saddiq

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The Chelsea has announced some heavy hitters for back-to-back shows on October 6-7. Veteran rapper Nas will headline Friday night’s show, while acclaimed R&B artists Maxwell and Raphael Saddiq will share a bill on Saturday night. Tickets for both shows—the former ranging from $30 to $50 and the latter ranging from $30 to $129—go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 28 at Ticketmaster.com. The venue will also host Irish rock trip The Script on October 15; tickets range from $27 to $48 and also go on sale Friday morning at Ticketmaster.

Rap-rockers Hollywood Undead return to Las Vegas on October 27, this time holding court at the Pearl. Tickets range from $30 to $50 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 28 at Ticketmaster.

Two very different punk acts are due at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel this November: Propaghandi, with support from RVIVR and Bad Cop/Bad Cop, on the 16th ($21 tickets on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 28) and Bayside—celebrating their 2007 album The Walking Wounded—on the 3rd ($23-$27 tickets currently on sale). Both shows’ tickets can be purchased at AXS.com.

Prog metal act Periphery will bring fellow metal acts Animals as Leaders and Astronoid with them as part of their November 22 show at Brooklyn Bowl. Tickets range from $25 to $30 and go on sale at midnight Friday, July 28, at Ticketfly.com. Another Brooklyn Bowl metal show going on sale Friday: Motionless In White, with support from The Amity Affliction and Miss May I (tickets range from $23 to $25).

Upcoming Downtown shows include Mild High Club, playing November 3 at the Bunkhouse, with $10 tickets going on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 28 at Ticketfly; Radio Moscow, performing September 3 at the Bunkhouse (currently on sale for $10-$12 at Ticketfly); and Babe Rainbow and Maybird, appearing October 18 at Beauty Bar (currently on sale for $12 at Ticketbat.com).

And last but not least, the Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience, featuring the star of TV’s Long Island Medium, stops at Park Theater on October 14. Tickets range from $41 to $115 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 28 at Ticketmaster.

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