Radiohead plays the Verizon Center Sunday, June 3. Image courtesy of antiquiet.com.
Lord of heavy metal and horror Rob Zombie performs for the first time with Megadeth and Italian gothic metal band Lacuna Coil at the Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, May 13. Tribute bands including Battery, Sanctuary, and Moon Baby, honoring Metallica, Iron Maiden, and Godsmack respectively will also play at the adjoining Fantasies’ Festival Stage. Tickets ($40 to $55) go on sale Friday, March 9, at 10 AM through Merriweather’s website.
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr comes to Baltimore’s Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with his All Starr Band on Sunday, June 24. Composed of a rotating crew since 1989, this year’s band includes Todd Rundgren, Santana’s Gregg Rolie, Toto’s Steve Lukather, and Mr. Mister’s Richard Page, alongside saxophonist Mark Rivera and drummer Gregg Bissonette. Tickets ($59 to $250) are on sale now through Ticketmaster.
Canadian pop pianist Sarah McLachlan will perform with the National Philharmonic Orchestra at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Thursday, July 5. The multi-platinum recording artist won two Grammys for her 1997 album, Surfacing. Tickets ($41 to $96) go on sale Friday, March 9, at 10 AM through Merriweather’s website.
The 11-piece indie rock ensemble Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros comes to the 9:30 Club on Tuesday, May 15. Fronted by Ima Robot’s Alex Ebert, the group uses heavy choral and reverb effects to achieve a sound that seems to have dropped straight out of 1965 San Francisco. Tickets ($35) go on sale Thursday, March 8, at 10 AM through the club’s website.