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Labatt Canal Concert Series. 6 p.m. Fridays. Puddle of Mudd, June 28; Theory of a Deadman, July 5; Kansas, July 12; Pink Floyd Experience, July 19; Jason Bonham and the Led Zeppelin Experience, July 26; Jonny Lang, Aug. 2; Kellie Pickler, Aug. 9; Rik Emmett, Aug. 16. Ulrich City Centre, 35 Chestnut St., Lockport. www.canalconcerts.com. Free, VIP tickets $22 advance, $27 day of show.

Rick James’ Original Stone City Band. 8 p.m. July 12. Tralf, 622 Main St. 852-2860. www.tralfmusichall.com. $25 advance, $35 day of show (box office, Ticketmaster).

sawyer brown. 8 p.m. Aug. 8, with Maddie Larkin. Buffalo.com Grandstand, Erie County Fair, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. www.ecfair.org. Free.

Three Dog Night. 8 p.m. Aug. 10. Buffalo.com Grandstand, Erie County Fair, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. www.ecfair.org. Free.

Rascal Flatts. 6 p.m. Sept. 7, with the Band Perry and Kristen Kelly. Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center. http://darienlake.com. $45.50-$65.50 reserved, $30.50 lawn (LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com).

Michael BublÉ. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. First Niagara Center. 855-4444. www.firstniagaracenter.com. Tickets are $57-$102 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday (box office, Tickets.com).

Thursday at Canalside Concert Series. 5 p.m. Thursdays. The Hold Steady and Hollerado, June 6; Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, June 13; Steven Page, June 20; G. Love and Special Sauce and the Joy Formidable, July 11; Los Lonely Boys, July 18; the Fixx, July 25; Yonder Mountain String Band and Railroad Earth, Aug. 1; Halestorm, Aug. 8; an evening with Todd Rundgren, Aug. 15; Adam Ant and the Good, the Mad & the Lovely Posse, Aug. 22; and Lotus, Aug. 29. Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf. www.buffaloplace.com. Free.

Buffalo Place Rocks Canalside: Bel Biv Devoe. 6 p.m. July 27. Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf, Main Street. www.buffaloplace.com. Free.

Buffalo Place Rocks Canalside: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo plus Eric Burdon. 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf. www.buffaloplace.com. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 day of show and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday (Buffalo Place, 671 Main St., www.Tickets.com).

The Chop Tops. 8 p.m. Sept. 5, with Blue Ribbon Bastards and Lower Town Trio. Tralf, 622 Main St. 852-2860. www.tralfmusichall.com. $10 advance, $12 day of show (box office, Ticketmaster).

World Blues. 8 p.m. Nov. 1, featuring Taj Mahal, Vusi Mahlasela and Fredericks Brown. UB Center for the Arts, North Campus, Amherst. 645-ARTS. www.ubcfa.org. Tickets are $27-$42 and go on sale at 10 a.m. May 24 (box office, Tickets.com).