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NEW SHOWS

J. Geils Band: Dec. 4; House of Blues, Chicago; $55 advance general admission, $65 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com. On sale at 10 a.m. CDT (11 a.m. Fort Wayne time) today.

Lewis Black: Nov. 17; Chicago Theatre, Chicago; $65, $55, $39.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Lady Gaga: Feb. 13; United Center, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com. On sale today.

Rihanna: March 21; Joe Louis Arena, Detroit; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com. On sale today.

Rihanna: March 22; United Center, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

INDIANAPOLIS AREA

Awolnation: Also Imagine Dragon; Today; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $20 advance, $25 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Mac Powell and The Backsliders: Today; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $16 general admission; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Kevin Hart: Today; Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis; $69.50, $59.50, $39.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros: Sunday; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Slash: Also Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators; Tuesday; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $30 advance, $35 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Michael Kiwanuka: Also Bahamas and YUNA; Tuesday; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $15 advance, $18 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Earth, Wind & Fire: Wednesday; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $76, $50.50, $40.50, $30.50; 1-800-745-3000.

Datsik Firepower Tour: Delta Heavy, Bare Noize and AFK; Sept. 28; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $20 advance general admission, $25 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

The Avett Brothers: Sept. 30; Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park, Indianapolis; $36.50, plus applicable fees, advanced reserved, $32, plus applicable fees lawn; 1-800-745-3000.

Andrew Bird: Also Here We Go Magic; Sept. 30; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $29.50, $22.50; 1-800-745-3000.

Timeflies: Oct. 2; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $17.50 advance, $20 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Ben Folds Five: Also Kate Miller Heidke; Oct. 3; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $79.50, $69.50, $59, $39.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Stars: Oct. 4; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $17 advance, $20 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Henry Rollins: Oct. 5; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $22.50 advance general admission, $25 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Esperanza Spalding: Oct. 6; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $45, $29.50, $19.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

A$AP Rocky: Also Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q; Oct. 9; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; general admission, $23.50 advance, $26 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Motion City Soundtrack: Featuring Jukebox the Ghost and Now, Now; Oct. 10; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $20 general admission advance, $22 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Switchfoot: Also Paper Route; Oct. 12; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $21; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Martin Sexton: Oct. 12; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $23; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

All American Rejects: Also Boys Like Girls; Oct. 16; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; general admission, $26.50 advance, $30 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Brandi Carlile: Also Blitzen Trapper; Oct. 16; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $49.50, $32.50, $25; $19.50; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Seether: Also Sick Puppies and Kyng; Oct. 18; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $28.50 advance, $32 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Vince Gill: Oct. 19; Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, Indianapolis; $60, $50, $45; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Yelawolf: Oct. 23; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $20 general admission; 1-800-745-3000.

Silversun Pickups: Also Cloud Nothings and Atlas Genius; Oct. 24; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $26.50 advance, $30 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Brian Regan: Oct. 26; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $37.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Divine Fits: Oct. 26; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $19 advance, $21 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Ethel with Todd Rundgren: Oct. 26; Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, Indianapolis; $35; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Primus 3D Tour: Oct. 27; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $75, $47.50, $37.50, $25; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Falling in Reverse: Also Shikari, I See Stars, Letlive; Oct. 27; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $18 advance, $20 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Rage By the Pound Tour: Funtcase, High Rankin, Schoolboy and Nerd Rage; Oct. 30; Deluxe at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $15 advance, $20 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Gov’t Mule: Nov. 1; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $35, $27.50, $19.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Jim Gaffigan: Nov. 3; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $75, $49.75, $39.75, plus applicable fees; 1-800-745-3000.

Pretty Lights: Also Eliot Lipp and Paul Basic; Nov. 14; Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $32 advance, $35 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Chris Isaak: Nov. 25; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $59.50, $39.50, $29.50, $19.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000.

“Max & Ruby Nutcracker Suite”: Dec. 2, two shows; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $22, $18, $11 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Buddy Valastro “The Cake Boss”: Dec. 5; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $47.50, $37.50, $24.75 reserved; 1-800-745-3000.

The Moody Blues: Dec. 6; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $79.50, $59.50, $39.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com. Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Dec. 9; Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis; $70, $60, $50, $40, $33.50; 1-800-745-3000.

“Jersey Boys”: Jan. 9 to 27; Old National Centre, Indianapolis; tickets start at $27; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Tiempo Libre: Jan. 26; Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, Indianapolis; $35; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

The Midtown Men: March 2; Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University, Indianapolis; $35, $30, $25; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

CHICAGO AREA

Down: Saturday; House of Blues, Chicago; $32.50 advance, $35 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Tremonti: Featuring Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge; Sunday; House of Blues, Chicago; $20 advanced general admission, $23 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Prince: Monday through Wednesday; United Center, Chicago; tickets, www.livenation.com.

Peter Gabriel: Thursday; United Center, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Robert Glasper: Thursday; House of Blues, Chicago, $25 early bird, $30 advance general admission, $35 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

The Avett Brothers: Also Justin Townes Earle; Sept. 28; Charter One Pavilion, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000.

Steve Vai: Also Beverly McClellan; Sept. 28; House of Blues, Chicago; $39; 1-800-745-3000.

Iration & The Expendables: Sept. 29; House of Blues, Chicago; $20 advance general admission, $22 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Wanda Sykes: Sept. 29; Chicago Theatre, Chicago; $65.50, $49.50, $39.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Kevin Hart: Sept. 29; United Center, Chicago; tickets start at $55.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Zac Brown Band: Sept. 30; First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Ill.; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

The King’s Men: Featuring Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin and Israel Houghton; Oct. 10; United Center, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Oct. 11; United Center, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000.

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson: Oct. 11; Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill.; $69.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Motion City Soundtrack: Also Jukebox the Ghost and Now, Now; Oct. 12; House of Blues, Chicago; $22.50 advance, $25 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Paper Diamond: Oct. 13; House of Blues, Chicago; $20 advance general admission, $25 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Blue October: Oct. 14; House of Blues, Chicago; $32.50 advance general admission, $35 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Yonder Mountain String Band: Also Brown Bird; Oct. 19, 20; House of Blues, Chicago; tickets start at $24.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Brandi Carlile: Also Blitzen Trapper; Oct. 20; Chicago Theatre, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

PiL: Oct. 21; House of Blues, Chicago; tickets start at $37.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Yelawolf: Also Rittz, Trouble Andrew; Oct. 24; House of Blues, Chicago; $22.50 advance, $25 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Barbra Streisand: Also Chris Botti and II Volo; Oct. 26; United Center, Chicago; 1-800-745-3000.

Lucky Boys Confusion: Oct. 26, 27; House of Blues, Chicago; $18 advance general admission, $20 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Circus Revolution: Oct. 27; House of Blues, Chicago; $40 advance, $60 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Conspirator: Also Cinnamon Chaser, Boombox and Abakus; Nov. 3; House of Blues, Chicago, $25 advance general admission, $28 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Walk off the Earth: Nov. 3; House of Blues, Chicago; $20 advance, $23 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Misfits: Nov. 5; House of Blues, Chicago; $20 advanced general admission, $23 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Xavier Rudd: Nov. 7; House of Blues, Chicago; $25 advance, $27 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

UFO: Nov. 15; House of Blues, Chicago; $42 advance general admission, $45 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Dethklok: Featuring Machine Head, All That Remains, The Black Dahlia Murder; Nov. 16; Aragon Ballroom, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Lewis Black: Nov. 17; Chicago Theatre, Chicago; $65, $55, $39.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Australian Pink Floyd: Nov. 17; Akoo Theatre at Rosemont, Rosemont, Ill.; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Citizen Cope: Nov. 18; House of Blues, Chicago; $30 advanced general admission, $35 day of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Nov. 28; House of Blues, Chicago; $19 advance general admission, $22 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

The Robert Cray Band: Dec. 1; House of Blues, Chicago; $30 advance, $32.50 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

The Moody Blues: Dec. 6; Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis; $79.50, $59.50, $39.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Dec. 8, two shows; Allstate Arena, Chicago; $69, $59, $49, $39, $30; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Dave Koz: Also David Benoit, Javier Colon, Sheila E., Margo Rey; Dec. 8; Chicago Theatre, Chicago; tickets, 1-800-745-3000.

The Starting Line: Dec. 9; House of Blues, Chicago; $25 advance general admission, $27 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

The Starting Line: Dec. 10; House of Blues, Chicago; $25 advance, $27 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Sister Hazel: Dec. 14, 15; House of Blues, Chicago; tickets start at $25; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Cowboy Mouth: Feb. 15; House of Blues, Chicago; $25 advance general admission, $28 day of show; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

DETROIT AREA

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Today; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $75, $39.50, $29.50 pavilion, $10 lawn; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Kevin Hart: Comedian; Saturday; Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $75.50, $65.50, $45.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Peter Gabriel: Wednesday; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $125, $79.50, $60, $35 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson: Oct. 12; DTE Energy Music Theatre, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $65, $45, $30 pavilion, $25 lawn; 1-800-745-3000.

The Smashing Pumpkins: Oct. 23; Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $39.50, $25 reserved; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Madonna: Nov. 8; Joe Louis Arena, Detroit; $173, $93, $48; 1-800-745-3000.

Bob Dylan: Also Mark Knopfler; Nov. 13; Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $87.50, $65, $42.50; 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

Justin Bieber: Also Carly Rae Jepsen; Nov. 21; Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $89.50, $79.50, $59.50, $39.50 reserved; 1-800-745-3000.

Carrie Underwood: Also Hunter Hayes; Nov. 25; Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Mich.; $66, $56, $46 reserved; 1-800-745-3000.

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