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Concert on-sales: Smashing Pumpkins, Dua Lipa and Car Seat Headrest

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The Smashing Pumpkins, 2018
Olivia Bee

It’s being hyped as a Smashing Pumpkins reunion despite the absence of original bassist D’arcy Wretzky. Nevertheless, frontman Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin—along with guitarist Jeff Schroeder—are touring together for the first time since 2000 in support of the alt-rock band’s first five albums, with a scheduled Vegas stop September 23 at T-Mobile Arena. Tickets range from $36 to $168 and go one sale 10 a.m. Friday, February 23 at livenation.com.

Rising pop vocalist/songwriter and recent Saturday Night Live music performer Dua Lipa (“New Rules,” “IDGAF”) scores her first headlining Vegas show with a September 27 gig at the Chelsea. Tickets range from $39 to $59 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, February 23 at ticketmaster.com.

Indie sensation Car Seat Headrest (“Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales”) is set to make its Vegas debut on July 22 with a scheduled show at the Bunkhouse. Fifteen dollar tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, February 23 at ticketfly.com.

Modern prog rock favorite Coheed and Cambria and post-emo breakout Taking Back Sunday will co-headline a show at the Joint on August 10. Tickets range from $60 to $130 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, February 23 at axs.com. Also on sale Friday for the Joint: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia on May 26 ($49-$109).

Australian pop singer/songwriter Vance Joy (“Riptide”) lands a Coachella-stopover gig for April 20 at the Pearl. Tickets range from $39 to $129 and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, February 23 at ticketmaster.com.

Rapper/vocalist Post Malone (“Rockstar”) has scheduled a Vegas gig ahead of the release of his next album. He’ll play Park Theater on June 22, with $46-$103 tickets going on sale 10 a.m. Friday, February 23 at Live Nation.

Eclectic metal act Amorphis headlines the House of Blues on September 27. Tickets ranging from $28 to $55 go on sale 10 a.m. Saturday, February 24 at Live Nation.

Brooklyn Bowl has a slew of shows going on sale this week, starting 10 a.m. Thursday with prog metal supergroup Sons of Apollo, playing the LINQ venue on April 27 and tickets ranging from $25 to $30. At 10 a.m. Friday, tickets go on sale for a three-night stand featuring electronic jam heavyweight STS9 (May 4-6, $35-$60), L.A. electronic trip Glitch Mob (May 27, $25-$30) and Allman Brothers progenies Devon Allman and Duane Betts, playing as part of the Devon Allman Project (May 28, $25). All tickets will be available at Ticketfly.

On sale now: Country singer/songwriter Tyler Rich, April 13 at Crimson at Red Rock Resort ($20 at Ticketmaster); punk act The Lawrence Arms, May 2 at Beauty Bar ($20-$25 at www.ticketbat.com).

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