The following is a sample of major events in larger venues within driving distance of the tri-state area. For most, you can visit www.ticketmaster.com for tickets.

Cedar Rapids

U.S. Cellular Center

(319-398-5211, uscellularcenter.com)

Korn and Breaking Benjamin, with Bones UK, 7 p.m. Feb. 15. $39-$89.

Justin Moore and Tracy Lawrence, 7 p.m. March 27. $39.50-$59.50.

Iowa City

The Englert

(319-688-2653, www.englert.org)

Wilco, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. $42-$58.

Marcus King Band, 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $26.50.

Rebirth Brass Band, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23. $15-$25.

Mandolin Orange, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. $35-$55.

Gaelic Storm, 8 p.m. March 21. $36.50.

Dweezil Zappa, 8 p.m. March 27. $35-$75.

Madison

Barrymore Theatre

(608-241-8633, www.barrymorelive.com)

Kris Kristofferson, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Prices start at $46.50.

Wood Brothers, 8 p.m. Nov. 15. Prices start at $24.

Mark Cohn, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. $32-$72.

Mat Kearney, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3. $34.50, $44.50, $49.50.

Gaelic Storm, 8 p.m. March 20. $25 advance, $30 day of show.

Steeldrivers, 8 p.m. April 3. $30 advance, $35 day of show.

Quad Cities

Adler Theater

(563-326-8500, www.adlertheatre.com/events)

Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13. $59, $69, $79, $89.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. $88, $75, $65.

Motown Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9. $44, $49, $54, $64.

The Texas Tenors, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12. $35, $45, $55, $65.

Foreigner, 7:30 p.m. March 10. $69.50, $89.50, $115.

Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m. March 25. $30, $45, $60, $75.

Alice Cooper, 8 p.m. April 8. $49.50, $59.50, $75.

Kansas, 7:30 p.m. April 25. $45, $55, $75, $125.

TaxSlayer Center

(309-764-2000, www.taxslayercenter.com)

Slayer, 6 p.m. Nov. 14. $29.50, $46, $55, $69.

Old Dominion, 7 p.m. Nov. 23. $38, $48, $68.

Brantley Gilbert, 7 p.m. Jan. 30. $40.25, $60.25, $70.25.

Jason Aldean, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. TBA.

TobyMac Hits Deep Tour, 7 p.m. March 20. $22.75, $32.75, $42.75, $72.75, $92.75.

Journey, with the Pretenders, 7 p.m. July 2. $59.50, $69.50, $79.50, $99.50, $129.50.

Wisconsin Dells

Crystal Grand Music Theatre

(877-987-6487, www.crystalgrand.com)

Shallow Side, Mickey Magnum, Slaughter, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $19.95-$150.

Lorrie Morgan, 8 p.m. Dec. 7. $19.95-$150.

Oak Ridge Boys, 8 p.m. Dec. 21. $26.95-$40.95.

Scotty McCreery, 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $19.95-$150.

Trace Adkins, 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $19.95-$150.

America, 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $19.95-$150.

Bill Anderson, 3 p.m. Feb. 8. $19.95-$49.95.

Sara Evans, 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $19.95-$150.

The Guess Who, 8 p.m. March 7. $19.95-$150.

Little River Band, 8 p.m. March 14. $19.95-$150.

Molly Hatchet, 8 p.m. March 21. $19.95-$100.

Gary Allan, 8 p.m. March 28. $19.95-$150.

Home Free, 8 p.m. May 2. $19.95-$150.

Others

• Chicago Allstate Arena

(847-635-6601), www.allstatearena.com

• Chicago Theatre

(312-462-6300), www.thechicagotheatre.com

• Chicago House of Blues

(312-923-2000), www.houseofblues.com

• Chicago Akoo Theatre at Rosemont (Rosemont Theatre)

(847-671-5100), www.rosemonttheatre.com

• Des Moines Wells Fargo Arena

(515-564-8000), www.iowaeventscenter.com

The following is a sample of major events in larger venues within driving distance of the tri-state area. For most, you also can visit www.ticketmaster.com for tickets.

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