The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers performed at Rosenblatt Stadium in 1980.

We picked them for you: the biggest, the best, the coolest concerts coming this week.

1. The Doobie Brothers

doobie brothers

Doobie Brothers

You know all the words to these. Probably. Maybe you didn’t listen to as much classic rock radio as us growing up. Anyway, The Doobie Brothers will play your favorites, including “Listen to the Music,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “Black Water” and more live at the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday. Tickets via Ticket Omaha.

2. Mike Watt & The Missingmen

Mike Watt’s been around the world playing music in seemingly countless bands since the ’70s. A member of Minutemen, Dos, Firehose and The Stooges, Watt is now coming to Reverb Lounge on Monday with his band, Mike Watt & The Missingmen. Tickets, $15,

3. Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

As their Shakespeare-derived name might suggest, the punk rock band Titus Andronicus has a penchant for the grandiose. Not satisfied with simple three-chord punk, they’ve put out imposing, majestic rock ’n’ roll, a quieter acoustic record and now, with the brand-new “An Obelisk,” a loud-and-fast set of jams marked by both their ferocity and brevity. And you can hear them do it all Wednesday at The Waiting Room Lounge. Tickets at

4. Wilder Woods


Wilder Woods

Fan of Needtobreathe? Then you’ll dig Wilder Woods. The singer-songwriter is also the lead singer of Needtobreathe, but with this new thing, he’s on his own with a new record that’s out now. Hear him at Slowdown on Saturday. Tickets, $25, at

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On the slate for next week:

Since 1988, Australian Pink Floyd has sought to recreate the Pink Floyd concert experience. Lasers. Lights. Videos. Inflatable animals flying over the crowd. And that’s what you’ll get when the band comes to Stir Cove on Oct. 3. Tickets via Ticketmaster.

Mac DeMarco has a new album, “Here Comes the Cowboy,” where he sings, plays and shreds. Hear him do it at Sokol Auditorium on Oct. 4. Tickets at

Kansas’ 40th anniversary tour will stop at the Orpheum Theater on Oct. 5. Tickets via Ticket Omaha.

“If There Is Light, It Will Find You” is the latest album from Senses Fail, and the band will play The Waiting Room Lounge on Oct. 6. Tickets, $20, at

Durham folk-rock band Delta Rae will play The Waiting Room Lounge on Oct. 8. Tickets, $16, at


On sale or going on sale soon:

Jason Aldean’s got a new album, “9,” coming in November. Then he’ll hit the road for a winter tour that includes a stop Feb. 7 at CHI Health Center OmahaMorgan Wallen and Riley Green will open the show. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.


Koe Wetzel’s concert Thursday at Slowdown.

The Band Camino’s concert Friday at Slowdown.

Bowling For Soup and Less Than Jake’s concert Oct. 4 at Slowdown.