Atlanta Concerts this week: The Cure, Barenaked Ladies

Robert Smith and The Cure will bring their moody '80s rock to Lakewood. Photo: Krista Schlueter/The New York Times.

Robert Smith and The Cure will bring their moody ’80s rock to Lakewood. Photo: Krista Schlueter/The New York Times.

FRIDAY

The Cure

On the group’s first major tour since 2008, the British mope-rockers are giving fans a thorough reminder of their meaty catalog. Some recent shows have started with the trio of “Plainsong,” “Pictures of You” and “Closedown” — all from 1989’s “Disintegration” — while their unlikely pop hits (or “happysad” songs as they were so eloquently described in the movie “Sing Street”) “Lovesong” and “Just Like Heaven” pepper their set lists. Purists will be thrilled that Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, Roger O’Donnell, Jason Cooper and Reeves Gabrels are all along for the ride.

With the Twilight Sad. 7 p.m. June 24. $25-$100. Lakewood Amphitheatre, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.

SATURDAY

Flo Rida

The beefy performer, a ubiquitous Top 40 presence with songs such as “Right Round,” “Low” and his recent hit, “My House,” is prepping the release of his fifth studio album, reportedly called “The Perfect 10.” His songs aren’t high art, but it’s tough to argue with their catchiness. Flo will perform immediately after the Braves-Mets tilt (first pitch is 7:15 p.m.).

After the game June 25. Concert is free with the purchase of a game ticket. A game ticket/field pit pass package is available at the website. Turner Field, 755 Hank Aaron Drive S.E., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, braves.com/concerts.

SUNDAY

Jay Farrar

Farrar’s resume is one of the most impressive in alt-country — founder of Uncle Tupelo, leader of Son Volt and collaborator with Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard are just a few highlights. The Illinois musician will reach into the Son Volt vault for his two performances at City Winery.

With Duquette Johnston. 8 p.m. June 26-27. $25-$32. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 615-324-1010, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Steely Dan

Lovable cranks Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have morphed from studio rats to road hogs in recent years, despite not having released a new album since 2003’s “Everything Must Go.” It hardly matters to boomers, who are perfectly content hearing their pristine re-creations of “Reelin’ in the Years,” “Black Friday” and “Hey Nineteen.” For this summer’s jaunt, amusingly titled the Dan Who Knew Too Much, they’ve enlisted pal Steve Winwood to open.

With Steve Winwood. 7 p.m. June 26. $46-$126. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Drive N.W., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.

TUESDAY

Barenaked Ladies

While the band hit its stride in the ’90s with quirky radio hits such as “One Week” and “Pinch Me,” they’re taking ’80s mainstays Howard Jones and OMD along for the Last Summer on Earth tour. Barenaked Ladies — currently Ed Robertson, Jim Creeggan, Tyler Stewart and Kevin Hearn — released their 11th studio album last year, “Silverball.”

With Howard Jones and OMD. 7:30 p.m. June 28. $19.50-$89.50. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.

WEDNESDAY

Slipknot and Marilyn Manson

Bring your earplugs or just be prepared to bang your head. This double dose of heavy-hitting rock is one of summer’s most genius combinations. Slipknot is still touring behind its 2014 album, “.5: The Gray Chapter,” while Manson is promoting last year’s “The Pale Emperor.”

With Of Mice & Men. 6:30 p.m. June 29. $27-$86. Lakewood Amphitheatre, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.

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