It’s a huge Monday for concert announcements: Outdoor shows, indoor shows, country bands, hip-hop artists — including the acts with the No. 1 pop and country singles in the nation. Here’s the scoop:
• Hip-hop starWiz Khalifa
will headline Friday, July 31, at the Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. May 15 atICTickets
for $39.50 general-admission lawn, $55 reserved, $85 golden circle. Considering that Wiz has theNo. 1 song in the nation
, I’d expect tickets to sell “fast and furious.” DJ Drama opens the 7:30 p.m. concert.
• As you might have heard me mention last night on“The Other Studio,”
blues sensationsAlabama Shakes
are headed to the Idaho Botanical Garden’sOutlaw Field on Aug. 5.
That will be a fun night. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. May 15 for $39.50 general admission atTicketWeb
• Canadian rock bandThree Days Grace
will headline at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Revolution Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. May 15 atTicketfly
for $29.50 general admission ($35 at the door), $59.50 VIP.
• Oddball rockersPrimus
will return to theRevolution Center
on Tuesday, Sept. 8. This time it’s as their Willy Wonka-influenced incarnation,Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble
. This is a two-set event with intermission. Tickets to the 8 p.m. show go on sale at 10 a.m. May 15 atTicketfly
for $35 general admission, $55 VIP.
• Country bandLittle Big Town
— which hasthe No. 1 country song
at the moment, “Girl Crush” — announced its fall tour this morning. Those dates include a stop Friday, Nov. 13, at Taco Bell Arena. Ticket prices haven’t been released, but the concert is scheduled to go on sale June 5.