The area concert calendar includes:
Hammerjacks welcomes Big Audio Dynamite (Saturday and Sunday), House of Freaks and School of Fish (Sept. 28), Hoodoo Gurus (Sept. 29) and White Trash ( Oct. 4).
The Capital Centre hosts Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and Chris Whitley (Tuesday), Van Halen and Alice In Chains (Oct. 17) and George Michael (Oct. 31).
Pier Six finishes its season this week with Little Feat (Sunday) and Kathy Mattea and Restless Heart (Sept. 27).
Steeltown has the Village People (Oct. 4).