6 Boston concerts that are close to selling out

Don’t sleep on these tickets if you want to get into the show.

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 13:  In this handout photo provided by Helene Marie Pambrun, Harry Styles performs during his European tour at AccorHotels Arena on March 13, 2018 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Handout/Helene Marie Pambrun via Getty Images)
Harry Styles performs during his European tour at AccorHotels Arena on March 13, 2018 in Paris. –Helene Marie Pambrun via Getty Images

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Do you ever assume you can wait to get tickets at the door to your favorite shows, only to find that they already sold out? We consulted promoters from different venues around town — Christine Varriale of Bowery Boston, Bridget Gillis of Crossroads Presents, and Ryan Agate of RTT Presents — to warn you about which Boston concerts are running low on tickets. If you snooze this time, don’t say we never told you so.

Dirty Heads
West coast reggae rockers Dirty Heads have made a routine summer stop out of Boston, growing their way up from openers to headliners over the years. Returning in support of their latest album, “Swim Team,” the band is close to selling out Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, according to Gillis. (Saturday, June 9 at 6 p.m.; Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston; $26-$46; all ages; with Iration, The Movement; Pacific Dub; tickets available here)


I Kill Giants and Cerce
Local math rock quartet I Kill Giants is doing a short reunion tour with fellow Boston punks Cerce. Given the hometown slant, the few years since I Kill Giants has hit the stage, and the strong co-bill, Varriale said she expects this shows to fill up soon. (Sunday, June 10 at 8 p.m.; The Sinclair, Cambridge; $13-$15; all ages; with Dump Him, Pink Navel; tickets available here)

Jimmy Eat World
Arizona emo vets Jimmy Eat World are embarking on a North America and Europe tour behind a new 7” release, marking the band’s first new music since 2016’s “Integrity Blues.” The group’s decades of success, paired with an underground emo revival in recent years, makes this show a hot one. According to Gillis, tickets are in high demand. (Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m.; House of Blues, Boston; $30-$50; all ages; with Alex Lahey; tickets available here)

Brackish and Awakebutstillinbed
Philly punks Brackish are releasing a new EP, “Worlds,” and are making Boston one of their first stops in support of it, in a co-headlining tour with buzzy Bay Area emo rockers Awakebutstillinbed. While the touring bands alone are enough to pack the modest-sized O’Brien’s, it is the full five-band bill, including local quartet Choke Up, pop punks Save Ends, and indie rockers Me In Capris, that has Agate believing this one will sell out in advance. (Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m.; O’Brien’s, Boston; $10; 21+; with Choke Up, Save Ends, Me In Capris; tickets available here)


Charlotte Cardin
Canadian electro-pop songwriter Charlotte Cardin has created quite a buzz over just two EPs, touring with BØRNS and gathering two Juno Award nominations for her last release. Her burgeoning success, combined with the fact that her Great Scott show is a rescheduled date from April, has tickets moving quickly, according to Varriale. (Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m.; Great Scott, Boston; $12; 18+; tickets available here)

Harry Styles
One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles found massive solo success with his debut self-titled album. Making his first U.S. trek in support of the record, demand is high, and Gillis said that remaining tickets won’t last much longer. (Monday, June 18 at 8 p.m.; TD Garden, Boston; $25-$95; all ages; with Kacey Musgraves; tickets available here)