Avett Brothers : 8 p.m. Sunday; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $37;, (877) 428-4849


A Day in the Country: Montgomery Gentry: noon May 1; Augusta Riverfront Marina, 298 Prep Phillips Dr.; $30 in advance, $35 day of show; with Justin Moore, Corey Smith, Jamie Buckley and Rachel Farley;

Dierks Bentley: 7 p.m. May 11; Bell Auditorium; $32.50-$44.50;; (877) 428-4849

Michael W. Smith: 7 p.m. May 13; Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 South Aiken Blvd. S.E.; $23-$45;

Aiken Bluegrass Festival: May 13-14; Highfields, 198 Gaston Road;

Comedy-Kevin Hart: 8 p.m. May 14; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $59.50, $49.50 advance; $10 increase day of show;, (877) 4AUGTIX

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival : Gates open 11 a.m. May 21; Thomson; $25 in advance, $35 at the gate;

Loretta Lynn: 7:30 p.m. June 18: Bell Auditorium; $37.50, $47.50, $57.50, limit 8;, (877) 428-4849

Sugarland: June 23; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $54.50, $44.50, $24.50;, (877) 4AUGTIX

road trips

OneRepublic: Thursday, Emory University, Atlanta

Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks: today, Philips Arena, Atlanta

Joan Rivers: Friday, Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta

Lauryn Hill: Wednesday, Center Stage, Atlanta

Stone Sour, Theory of a Deadman: April 1, Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta

Delbert McClinton: April 1, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers: April 3, Newberry Opera House, Newberry

Duran Duran: April 4, Center Stage, Atlanta

Ricky Scaggs: April 9, Newberry Opera House, Newberry

Yanni: April 11, NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte

Widespread Panic: April 12, Township Auditorium, Columbia

Jimmy Wayne: April 16, Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel, Charlotte

Ke$ha: April 19, Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte

Jimmy Buffet: April 21, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte

NeedtoBreathe: April 24, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte

Patti LaBelle and Kenny G: April 29, Colonial Life Arena, Columbia

Usher: April 30, Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, N.C., and May 1, Colonial Life Arena, Columbia

Zac Brown Band: May 6-7, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta

Carolina Rebellion with Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack: May 7, Metrolina Expo

Bon Jovi: May 14, Philips Arena, Atlanta

Kenny Chesney: May 19, Colonial Life Arena, Columbia

Phish: June 14-15, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta

Keith Urban: June 23, Colonial Life Arena, Columbia

Steely Dan: Aug. 6-7, Chastain Park, Atlanta