Hot Tickets: Neil Diamond, Bloc Party, Wolf Parade, The Butthole Surfers

neildiamond Hot Tickets: Neil Diamond, Bloc Party, Wolf Parade, The Butthole SurfersIt seemed odd enough when the 80′s Texas psych-punk band The Butthole Surfers made something of comeback in 1996 with an album that got lots of mainstream airplay. Now they’re making a comeback from their comeback? You be the judge—they’re playing Webster Hall on July 29. [On Sale: Friday, May 2 at noon]

It seems like bands with animal names are all the rage these days. The canadian indie pop quartet Wolf Parade (not to be confused with the equally hyped Detroit noise outfit Wolf Eyes) is no exception. They play Terminal 5 on July 31. [On Sale: Friday, May 2 at noon]

Speaking of hype, Bloc Party is playing Webster Hall August 6 and 7. [On Sale: Friday, May 2 at noon

But best of all ...

You've seen his records in the dollar bin. You've settled on "Sweet Caroline" when looking for something bearable to listen to on your car radio. That's Neil Diamond for you! He's playing MSG on Aug. 15. [On Sale: Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m.]