Upcoming concerts: Mayhem Festival; Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls; Frampton's Guitar Circus
It's time to open up the wallet and get ready to buy summer concert tickets.
• The lineup has been set for the sixth annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, which is coming July 12 to First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown. Headlining are Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch. Also on the main stage are Mastodon and Amon Amarth. The festival area is led by closers Children of Bodom and Machine Head, as well as Behemoth, Job for a Cowboy, Emmure, Born of Osiris, Motionless in White, Butcher Babies, Battlecross, Huntress, Thrown into Exile and City in the Sea. The show, which starts at 1 p.m., will have four stages. Tickets, $25.50 to $63.50, go on sale at noon March 22. Details: 800-745-3000; www.livenation.com
• Tickets go on sale March 23 for the Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls show on June 29 at First Niagara Pavilion. Prices have not yet been announced. Details: 800-745-3000; www.livenation.com
• Peter Frampton is bringing his Guitar Circus, featuring Robert Cray, to Stage AE on the North Shore on June 15. Tickets for the outdoor show are $49 for reserved, $25 for general admission, and go on sale March 22. Details: 800-745-3000; www.promowestlive.com