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Langhorne Slim & The Law. 7 p.m. Sept. 29. Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St. 852-2860. www.tralfmusichall.com. $13-$15 (box office, Ticketmaster).

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The Polish Ambassador. With Samples & Elfkowitz. 9 p.m. Oct. 18. Soundlab, 110 Pearl St. 440-5907. $12-$15 (Headspace Elmwood, Terrapin Station and www.mnmpresents.com).

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2012-13 Great Performers Series. Performances at Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College. George Duke, Nov. 9; Victor Wooten and his band with Jimmy Herring, Nov. 17; Shawn Colvin, Dec. 16; Jesse Cook, Jan. 17; Acoustic Alchemy, March 23 and Jake Shimabukuro, April 20. Individual tickets are $30 to $45 and go on sale at 9 a.m. Aug. 27. (box office, www.buffalostatepac.org).

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Big Gigantic. 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Town Ballroom, 681 Main St. 852-3900. www.townballroom.com. Tickets are $17-$20 and go on sale at noon today. (box office, Tickets.com).

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An Evening with The Monkees. Nov. 18. UB Center for the Arts, Amherst. www.ubcfa.org. Tickets are $52-$92 and go on sale at 10 a.m. today. (box office, Tickets.com).

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Disney's Phineas and Ferb Live: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! 1 p.m. Nov. 10. Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. 847-0850. www.sheas.org. $29-$68 (box office, Ticketmaster).

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Sloan. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St. 852-2860. www.tralfmusichall.com. Tickets go on sale at noon Aug. 17. (box office, Ticketmaster).

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Melissa Etheridge. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. 847-1410. Tickets are $25-$100 and go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Ticketmaster.com).

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Worlds Largest Disco. 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Buffalo Convention Center, 153 Franklin St. 855-5555. Tickets are $135 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. (Ticketmaster.com).

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UB Fall Fest 2012. Featuring J. Cole and Childish Gambino. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Baird Point, University at Buffalo North Campus, Amherst. Free for students; general admission ticket information to be announced.

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UB Distinguished Speaker Series. Speakers at University at Buffalo, North Campus, Amherst. David Brooks, 8 p.m. Sept. 20 (Center for the Arts); Laura Bush, 8 p.m. Oct. 10 (Alumni Arena); Blake Mycoskie, 8 p.m. Nov. 15 (Alumni Arena); Walter Mosley, 8 p.m. Feb. 28 (CFA); Steven Pinker, 8 p.m. March 27 (CFA); Steve Martin, 8 p.m. April 27 (Alumni Arena). Individual tickets are $16 to $54 and go on sale Thursday. Aug.16. Lectures in Alumni Arena are available through the Arena ticket office or Ticketmaster.com; lectures in the Center for the Arts are available through the CFA box office and www.ubcfa.org.