Renowned folk rock band Crosby, Stills, and Nash come to the Pier Six Concert Pavilion on Monday, July 2. Their last album as a group, Looking Forward, was released in 1999. Tickets ($37 to $69.50) go on sale Friday, March 30, at 10 AM through Ticketmaster.
Symphonic pop rock chorus the Polyphonic Spree come to the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue on Monday, May 21. Formed in Dallas in 2000, the dozen-plus-member Spree are known for shows featuring flowing technicolor robes and vibes that range from highly melodic to densely introspective. Tickets ($31.50) are on sale now through Sixth and I’s website.
Heavy-metal paragons Def Leppard and Poison join forces for a summer takeover of Merriweather Post Pavilion on Tuesday, July 10. Def Leppard were ranked number 31 in VH1's 100 greatest hard rock groups of all time in 2011. They've sold more than 100 million records featuring such knockouts as "Pour Some Sugar on Me" and "Love Bites." Poison brought a distinctly glam energy to the metal scene in 1986 and have become famous for singles including "Talk Dirty to Me" and "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." Tickets ($45 to $125) go on sale Friday, March 23, at 10 AM through Merriweather's website.
Grammy-winning rock singer Kenny Loggins performs at the Birchmere on Thursday, July 26. He is best known for his tracks featured on movie soundtracks, including the iconic "Footloose" and Top Gun's "Danger Zone." Tickets ($79.50) go on sale Friday, March 23, at noon through Ticketmaster.
Hip-hop upstart ASAP Rocky plays the 9:30 Club on Sunday, April 29. The 23-year-old Harlemite signed a $3 million contract with Sony/RCA last September, and Drake picked him up for his "Club Paradise Tour" this year. According to a Pitchfork review, "Rocky embodies the sweat-free cool of someone who has stolen the test and memorized the answers ahead of time." Get your tickets ($25) now through Ticketfly.