Concerts/Comedy

THE OFFSPRING
July 16 This Southern California band, formed in 1984, helped bring punk rock to the mainstream in the mid-1990s. Canadian rock band Sum 41 opens. 8 p.m. $35.50-$39.50. Hard Rock Live, Universal CityWalk. 407-351-5483. hardrock.com/live2/live.asp

RISE AGAINST
July 20-21 PETA voted this vegetarian, mostly nondrinking punk band Best Animal-Friendly Band this year. It appears in concert with special guests Rancid and Billy Talent. 7:30 p.m. $33.25-$43.25. House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista. 407-934-2583. houseofblues.com
 
LIVE AT LEU GARDENS
July 26 Magda Hiller and Bob Rafkin, two totally different singer-songwriters and guitarists, entertain in a concert sponsored by Central Florida Folk. Hiller has opened for Chick Corea, Bob Dylan, Dan Fogelberg, Huey Lewis and the News and more. Rafkin started his career in the ‘60s in New York’s Greenwich Village, and continued as a performer and writer in California. He has lived in Central Florida since 1991. 2:30 p.m. $10. Camellia Room, Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave. 407-679-6426. cffolk.org

GOGOL BORDELLO
July 29 The gypsy-punk musical circus, fronted by Ukrainian singer/actor Eugene Hütz (star of Everything is Illuminated), will set downtown to dancing with its own wild brand of world music. The group mashes fiery gypsy horns and strings with a rap beat. 8 p.m. $22.50-$25. 578 N. Orange Ave. 407-872-0066. clubfirestone.com

THE WALLFLOWERS
July 12 The Jakob Dylan-led group is on tour for the first time in ages, behind the release of a new album, A Collection: 1996-2005, which contains greatest hits and two unreleased tracks. Mixing singer-songwriter sensibilities with a commitment to roots rock, The Wallflowers have topped the Billboard charts and received two Grammy awards. The concert venue is general admission standing. 7:30 p.m. $22.25-$60.50. House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista. 407-934-2583. houseofblues.com

TORI AMOS
July 28 The singer/songwriter brings her Sinful Attraction Tour to Orlando in support of her album Abnormally Attracted To Sin. 7:30 p.m. $29.50-$59.50. Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. 1-800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com