This week, 32 new shows: Matchbox 20 tickets go on sale Saturday, December 1. No fewer than five members of TSO will visit the Winchester as 0’2L. Dance-punks Action Action. Old-school punks the Meatmen return. Savoy Brown singer Kim Simmonds. A pre-holiday show by Ireland’s Saw Doctors. Richie Havens, that “Freedom” dude from Woodstock. And many more.
Hawthorne Heights/Escape the Fate/Amber Pacific/the Secret Handshake/the AKAs: Thu., Nov. 29. House of Blues.
King Diamond/Kreator/Leaves Eyes/Cellador: Thu., April 10. Peabody's.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Sunday, December 30 3 p.m. show is sold out. Tickets still available for December 30 7:30 p.m and Monday, December 31 show. $37-65 (Ticketmaster and LiveNation.com). Quicken Loans Arena.
Brand New/Thrice/mewithoutYou: Tueday, December 11 show is sold out. Tickets still available for Wed., Dec. 12, 6 p.m. House of Blues.
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Action Action/Liam and Me: Sun., Dec. 16, 8 p.m., $8 ADV/$10 DOS. Grog Shop.
Lars Behrenroth: Fri., Dec. 7. Touch Supper Club.
The Blind Boys of Alabama: Wed., Feb. 13. The Kent Stage.
Bobaflex/Scalera: Wed., Dec. 26. Peabody's.
Chuck Ragan (of Hot Water Music)/Joshua Rnglish: Tue., Jan. 29, 9 p.m., $12. Grog Shop.
Cobra Starship/Metro Station: Fri., Jan. 25, 7 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. Grog Shop.
Commander Cody Band: Fri., Feb. 15, 9 p.m., $12. The Winchester.
Dark Star Orchestra (Grateful Dead tribute): Fri., Feb. 15, 8 p.m., $22.50. House of Blues.
Spencer Davis Group/Joe Molland (of Badfinger): Sat., April 12. The Kent Stage.
Detroit Cobras: Ballroom, Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $16 ADV/$20 DOS. Beachland.
Diamond Dogs (Bowie tribute)/the Deadward Goreys: Fri., Dec. 28, 9 p.m., $7, 21 and over/$10, 16-20. Phantasy Nite Club.
Gabriel & Dresden/Evan Evolution: Fri., Dec. 7. Metropolis.
Go Robot/Greylief/Death by Rodeo/Larry Love: 8:30 p.m., $6 21 and over/$9 18-20, Fri., Dec. 14. Phantasy Nite Club.
Hollibilly Ball: The Heptanes/Amazing Charlie Parker Boys/Scarlet Fever/the Pussyfoot Girls: Sat., Dec. 15, 9 p.m., $5. Sachsenheim Hall.
Hot Club of Detroit, with James Carter: Thu., Dec. 20, 8 p.m., $25. Nighttown.
The Infamous Stringdusters: Fri., April 4. The Kent Stage.
Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue featuring the Tommy Castro Band, Lonnie Bake Brooks, Magic Dick, and Deana
Bogart: Ballroom, Wed., Jan. 30. Beachland.
Matchbox 20/Alanis Morissette/Mute Math: Thu., Feb. 7, 7 p.m., $35-$75 (Ticketmaster). Quicken Loans Arena.
Marion Meadows: Fri., Nov. 30. Tangier Cabaret.
The Meatmen: Fri., April 18, 9 p.m. Now That's Class.
Ministry/Meshuggah: Theater, Tue., May 6, 9 p.m., $30. Agora.
Lev Polyakin & Russian Blue: Sun., Dec. 9, 7 p.m., $20. Nighttown.
Jason Ricci Band: Sat., March 1. The Winchester.
Richard Thompson's 1000 Years of Music: Mon., Feb. 4. The Kent Stage.
Richie Havens: Sun., March 30. The Kent Stage.
Saw Doctors: Mon., March 17, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues.
Kim Simmonds (of Savoy Brown): Sat., Jan. 26, 9 p.m., $15. The Winchester.
Straylight Run/the Color Fred/Dead & the Headlights/Casino: Sun., Dec. 9, 7 p.m. Agora.
Ember Swift: Sun., Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., $10. Beachland.
The Toasters/Fear Nuttin' Band: Thu., Feb. 14, 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS. Grog Shop.
Up From the River: Fri., Feb. 8; Sat., Feb. 9. The Kent Stage.
Vertigo (U2 tribute): Sat., Jan. 19, 9 p.m., $10. House of Blues.