Huge news in this week's concert announcements: After taking a year off, Flogging Molly is coming back to headline Tempe's St. Patrick's Day shindig. The Los Angeles Celt-punk band is officially listed as playing The Marquee, but we expect to see that moved to Tempe Beach Park.
KISS is also coming to town (the cheapest tickets are a mere $14.25), as are Switchfoot and Rusted Root. Read on for full listings.
Agent Orange: With Garage Shock, Blue Collar Criminals, Thee Oh Nos, & Beatnik Bombers, Saturday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m., $10. Jugheads, 5110 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, 602-275-1039.
Jay Brannan: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., $15. Modified Arts, 407 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, 602-462-5516.
Cobra Starship: With The Maine, A Rocket to the Moon, & VersaEmerge, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m., $20. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.
Eulogies: With Black Carl, Nick Heward Trio, Decola, & The Waters, Monday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m., $8. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.
Flogging Molly: Wednesday, March 17, 4 p.m., $25-$40. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.
Ezra Furman and the Harpoons: Sunday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $10. Chyro Arts Venue, 1330 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-258-2329.
John Gorka: Saturday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m., $22. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.
KISS: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., $14.25-$126. Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, 623-772-3200.
Craig Morgan: Saturday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m., $33. Harold's Cave Creek Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, 480-488-1906.
Municipal Waste: With Goatwhore, Phobia, & Cauldron, Monday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., $12-$14. Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238.
Rusted Root: With Crowfield, Friday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m., $24-$25. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.
Switchfoot: Friday, Nov. 13, 6 p.m., $25. Martini Ranch & Shaker Room, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-970-0500.
DJ Tiësto: Sunday, Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m., $46.25-$71.25. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.
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