BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene
Before he returns in 2018, the Irish One Direction hunk will follow the path of groupmate Harry Styles with a cozy gathering to promote his solo debut, “Flicker,” which arrived in October.
8 p.m. Nov. 10. Sold out. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
The self-titled debut of the rising country star has already been certified gold, thanks to hits such as “Sleep Without You” and “Like I Loved You.” After spending the summer opening for Lady Antebellum, he’s now on this “Caliville” headlining tour with Carly Pearce, whose debut, “Every Little Thing,” dropped last month.
With Carly Pearce. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Sold out. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
The quirky singer-songwriter released her 15th studio album, “Native Invader,” in early September. It’s her first since 2014’s “Unrepentant Geraldines,” which prompted her last Atlanta appearance in August that year.
7:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Sold out. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, ticketmaster.com
It’s been five years since the drummer Beatle last played Atlanta, and he’ll be joined by his gang since 2012 — Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette. Starr recently released his 19th studio album, “Give More Love,” which features a guy with a promising career — Paul McCartney.
8 p.m. Nov. 11. $41.50-$141.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 1-855-285-8499, foxtheatre.org
Look for the Puerto Rican superstar to perform on a circular stage — hence the tour name “The Full Circle” — so he can be closer to fans. The singer recently released a children’s album of lullaby versions of his hits.
7 p.m. Nov. 12. $65-$145. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
Atlanta is the kickoff for a three-week tour from the “Tempted” favorites. Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford — who say they are working on a new Squeeze album — will be joined by drummer Simon Hanson, keyboardist Stephen Large, bassist Yolanda Charles and guitarist/percussionist Steve Smith.
8 p.m. Nov. 14. Sold out. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
The kingpin rapper most recently played Atlanta in 2014 for a joint performance with wife Beyoncé at the Georgia Dome and in late 2013 with a Philips Arena stop on the “Magna Carter World Tour.” This time, expect the spotlight to center on “4:44.” With Vic Mensa.
8 p.m. Nov. 14. $115-$365. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
Remember when “Sunny Came Home” blanketed the airwaves? Yeah, that was in 1997. The folk-pop singer is commemorating the breakthrough album that spawned that hit, “A Few Small Repairs,” with her first major tour with a full band since the album’s release. (She will play it in its entirety.)
With Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. 8 p.m. Nov. 15-16. $43-$58. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta/