Do today’s concert announcements signal the start of summer concert announcements?

Okay, so here’s what’s up:

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Hall & Oates with special guest Mutlu will play the LC Pavilion (outdoors) on May 1. Tickets go on sale Friday morning ($42.50) but you can snag presale tickets starting Wednesday at 10am through Thursday at 10pm (password “promowest”).

Damien Rice will be in town – also at the LC Pavilion (outdoors) – on June 20.┬áTickets go on sale on Friday morning ($38.50). Presale is on Thursday (10am – 10pm). Use the password “faded” for this presale.

And, finally, Sam Smith makes his Columbus debut on July 29. The Grammy-winner crooner will be performing at the Schott. Tickets on sale on Friday and range from $35 to $79.50.