Imagine Dragons have come a long way from their earliest gigs playing First Friday and Beauty Bar. The locally reared foursome will play the cavernous T-Mobile Arena in support of its new album Evolve (due June 23) on September 29, along with pop acts Grouplove and K.Flay. Tickets range from $40 to $80 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 19 at axs.com.
Pop diva Katy Perry is also releasing a new record (Witness, due June 9) coming to T-Mobile, on January 20. Tickets range from $51 to $201 and go on sale 10 a.m. Monday, May 22 at AXS.
Alt-rock outfit Incubus is the latest act to book a stretch of dates at the Hard Rock Hotel, where it’ll play five dates from October 7 to 14 at the Joint. Tickets range from $50 to $200 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 19 at AXS.
R&B icon Mary J. Blige will bring her Strength of a Woman tour to the Pearl on September 1, with Lalah Hathaway in tow. Tickets range from $70 to $160 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 19 at ticketmaster.com.
Van Morrison’s two Colosseum shows earlier this year went so well that the Irish singer-songwriter is returning to the same Caesars Palace venue for three more dates in 2018: January 31 and February 2 &3. Tickets range from $60 to $250 and go on sale noon Friday, May 19 at Ticketmaster.
Big Easy R&B/hip-hop performer August Alsina is due at the House of Blues August 24. Tickets range from $29 to $165 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, May 19 at livenation.com.
Brooklyn Bowl has announced a slew of shows, some going on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. (The Fixx, August 30, $25-$40), Thursday at noon (Khalid, July 22, $25-$45) and Saturday at 10 a.m. (One OK Rock, July 6, $27.50-$100). Most will be available starting 10 a.m. Friday, including Thievery Corporation (August 4, $40-$65), Magpie Salute featuring Rich Robinson and members of The Black Crowes (September 20, $27.50-$32) and The Chris Robinson Brotherhood (December 7, $23-$25). All tickets will be available at ticketfly.com.
Notable shows already on sale: Rapper/producer Logic plays The Joint on July 8 with Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo ($25-$99 at Live Nation), and country performer Gretchen Wilson plays Stoney’s on June 15 ($25-$450 at Ticketfly).