• Kristin Cofer
  • Hunx & His Punx

The floodgates burst open this week as venues and production companies prepped for the onslaught of spring tours. A ton of Early Warnings came down the wire, from candy-coated mega-trifle Katy Perry to sassy bubblegum-pop crew Hunx & His Punx.

Other big names this week include the Black Lips and Vivian Girls at Logan Square Auditorium, Cake at the Riviera Theatre, the reunited Diplomats at Congress Theater, the Flaming Lips at Aragon Ballroom, Sebadoh at Lincoln Hall, YACHT at Metro, and Yelle at Bottom Lounge.

Check out an even bigger list of notables after the jump: