Joe Pug. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Ninth Ward at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave. www.babevillebuffalo.com. Tickets are $12 advance, $14 day of show (box office, www.tickets.com).
VAPORIZER. 6 p.m. March 5, with Hubris, Where She Wept, Armageddon and Orius. Broadway Joe’s, 3051 Main St. 855-9643. $5 advance, $7 day of show.
WYRK ENERGYMARK ACOUSTIC SHOW. 7:30 p.m. March 13, featuring Craig Morgan, Cassadee Pope and Parmalee. University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, North Campus, Amherst. 645-ARTS. www.ubcfa.org. Tickets are $35-$45 and go on sale at 10 a.m. today (box office, www.tickets.com).
James Cotton. 8 p.m. April 11. Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. 885-5000. www.bpo.org. Tickets are $35 advance, $40 day of show (box office, www.kleinhansbuffalo.org).
Aesthetic perfection. 8 p.m. May 24, with Panic Lift, Surgyn and Standard Issue Children. Broadway Joe’s, 3051 Main St. 855-9643. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 day of show.
MOTLEY CRUE with ALICE COOPER. Aug. 31. Darien Lake Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $49.50 to $125 reserved and $25 lawn and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday (www.livenation.com, Ticketmaster).
Volbeat with Trivium. 7 p.m. May 5. Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls. 205-8925. www.rapidstheatre.com. Tickets are $37.50 advance, $40 day of show (box office, www.ticketfly.com).