The summer concert season officially begins this week in the Tri-State area with a line-up that hits just about everyone on the musical spectrum starting Monday, June the first with the electronic performance mayhem that is Fischerspooner at Bogart’s. Tuesday the second has alternative godfather’s the Meat Puppets at the Mad Hatter in Covington , KY. Covington ‘s Madison Theater welcomes acclaimed singer-songwriter PJ Harvey and her onetime collaborator John Parish on Wednesday the third. Thursday June fourth the Madison Theater hosts English indie rock band Gomez while Riverbend opens its season with Coldplay’s Viva la Vida world tour, American singer-songwriter Pete Yorn opens the show. Keith Urban and Taylor Swift bring their Escape Together tour to US Bank Arena on Friday, June 5th. The week comes to a close with a pair of shows featuring prominent female singer-songwriters: Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin and Shawn Colvin perform at the PNC Pavilion on Saturday while Lucinda Williams plays the Madison Theater .

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