In case you missed some of the big concert news this week, we’ve got the scoop on tickets to two of the hottest shows this summer: Radiohead at Verizon Center and the Sweetlife Food and Music Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion, featuring Avicii, Kid Cudi, the Shins and more.
And when you mention summer, it’s hard not to think of Best Coast, the California indie pop band fronted by Bethany Cosentino, whose sun-soaked love songs on the album “Crazy For You” became hits in 2010. The band has a new album in the works for 2012 and will be back at the 9:30 Club on July 14 with Those Darlins. Ticket go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly and cost $20.
Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for the following shows at the 9:30 Club:
• The Temper Trap March 31 ($25).
• The Wombats April 23 ($20).
• Reckless Kelly May 11 ($15).
• Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros May 15 ($35).
• Laura Marling June 12 ($25).
• Who’s Bad: The World’s #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Band June 22 ($20).
Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation for:
• Mushroomhead April 29 at the Fillmore Silver Spring ($18).
• Candlebox April 30 at the Fillmore Silver Spring ($20).
• Under the Streetlamp May 15 at Warner Theatre ($39.50).
• Dave Matthews Band June 16 at Jiffy Lube Live ($40.50-$75).
Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketfly for the following shows at Merriweather Post Pavilion:
• Sweetlife Food and Music Festival, featuring Avicii, Kid Cudi, the Shins, Explosions in the Sky, Fitz and the Tantrums, A$AP Rocky and fun April 28 ($75).
• “The Metal Lords’ Day,” featuring Rob Zombie, Megadeth and Lacuna Coil, and the Fantasies Festival Stage with Battery (tribute to Metallica), Sanctuary (tribute to Iron Maiden) and Moon Baby (tribute to Godsmack) May 13 ($40-$55).
• Sarah McLachlan and the National Philharmonic July 5 ($41-$96, free for kids age 14 and younger with a paid lawn ticket).
Tickets go on sale Friday at noon through Ticketmaster for the following shows at the Birchmere:
• Lalah Hathaway April 11 ($59.50).
• Zappa Plays Zappa July 8 ($65).
• Desert Rose Band July 21 ($35).
• Don McLean Sept. 15 ($49.50).
• Asleep at the Wheel Sept. 30 ($35).