Alt-folkies Mumford & Sons have taken advantage of a Southern California festival booking and scheduled a Joint appearance July 24, a rare theater-venue gig for the arena act. Tickets range from $65 to $350 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at axs.com.
Atlanta MC and singer Lil Yachty, practitioner of the subgenre he calls “bubblegum trap,” headlines Brooklyn Bowl on September 14. Tickets range from $35 to $50 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at ticketfly.com.
Die Antwoord’s upcoming album The Book of Zef may or may not be the South African alt-rap duo’s last album, but they’re certainly not disbanding anytime soon. Catch them August 23 at the Chelsea. Tickets range from $29 to $49 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at ticketmaster.com.
Revered burlesque dancer Dita von Teese will book a rare Vegas gig for July 10 at House of Blues. Tickets range from $50 to $100 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at livenation.com.
The Pearl has announced a weekend’s worth of shows: emo group Dashboard Confessional and alt-rockers All American Rejects (with The Maine in tow) for July 15 ($55-$95) and pioneering rock/disco/funk band Chic featuring founding member and renowned guitarist Nile Rodgers for July 16 ($39-$99). Tickets for both shows go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Ticketmaster.
More shows in conjunction with Mexican Independence Day weekend have been added to the concert calendar. Guatemalan singer Ricardo Arjona will headline the Chelsea on Sept. 15, with $89-$189 tickets going on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Ticketmaster. Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís has also scheduled a show for September 15, to take place at Mandalay Bay Events Center; $79-$277 tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at AXS.
Two stand-up comedy shows go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. as well: Bill Burr, September 29 at Park Theater ($49-$89 via Ticketmaster) and Sebastian Maniscalco, October 8 at the Colosseum ($40-$95 via AXS).
Red Rock Resort’s Rocks Lounge has announced two upcoming acoustic shows: a free performance and Q&A featuring country singer Billy Ray Cyrus on May 19 (for ticket information, visit 955thebull.com) and a concert headlined by rock duo and Youtube favorite This Wild Life on August 5, with $30 tickets on sale noon Friday at Ticketmaster.
And Downtown has already put a small handful of shows on sale: Death By Stereo (May 29 at Beauty Bar; $15 at ticketbat.com); Big Business (June 16 at Beauty Bar, $12 at Ticketbat) and La Luz (June 25 at Bunkhouse; $10 at Ticketfly).