Ticket alert: Concerts (and cadavers) going on sale in Boise

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Barnum Bash: 7 p.m. Sept. 7; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Sept. 8; and 2 p.m. Sept. 9, Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $10 opening night; then $20 general, $10 kids, $30 and $40 VIP. ICTickets. ringling.com. Pre-party show begins one hour before show time. Ticket-holders can see animals up close, visit with performers, get autographs, try on costumes. On sale at 10 a.m. July 30

The Used: 8 p.m. Sept. 28, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $26. Ticketfly. Opening: Twin Atlantic, Stars in Stereo. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

Arrival from Sweden: 8 p.m. Oct. 5, Revolution Concert House and Event Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $10 first 500 tickets, $19.50 general, $39.50 VIP. Ticketfly. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

Big Gigantic: 9 p.m. Oct. 20, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $15. Ticketfly. $17 day of show. 18 and up. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

Bassnectar: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Revolution Concert House and Event Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $35 general, $55 VIP. Ticketfly. Opening: Gramatik, Gladkill. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

Blue October: 8 p.m. Nov. 1, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $25. Ticketfly. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

Gwar: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $23. Ticketfly. $25 day of show. Opening: Devil Driver, Cancer Bats, Legacy of Disorder. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

In the Mood: Retro 1940s revue featuring singers and dancers with the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra. 4 p.m. Nov. 11, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $19.50, $29.50 and $39.50. Select-a-Seat. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

Robert Irvine: More than just a cooking demo, it is an interactive show that provides multiple opportunities for audience participation while witnessing the challenging nature of the TV show, “Dinner: Impossible,” come to life. Seminar at 4:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Revolution Concert House and Event Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $35 reserved, $150 VIP (includes pre-show seminar). Ticketfly. On sale at 10 a.m. July 27

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I won't be around to do this post next Thursday, so I'm going to include something going on sale in early August, too:

’Bodies Revealed’: Intimate view into the preserved human body, giving visitors a new appreciation of the complexity of their own bodies. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 through March 31, 2013, Discovery Center of Idaho, 131 Myrtle St., Boise. $18 general, $14 youth 4-17, free for ages 3 and younger. 343-9895, scidaho.org. On sale Aug. 7.

(Here's a glimpse from another market:)

Blue October

Glad that Justin said that he will play songs from ALL ALBUMS this time around. This time he may actually sing CALLING YOU.

GWAR and Bodies Revealed

Need to be combined somehow.