Some highlights from another busy week in music news:
• Pop-punk will invade the Midtown complex this summer and fall.
First up, The Offspring will perform an acoustic show at Midtown Ballroom on June 15, with Social Distortion guitarist Jonny “Two Bags” opening. The Offspring is known for such hits as “Come Out and Play” and “Pretty Fly (for a White Guy),” and is working on new studio material. Tickets cost $39.50 plus fees and go on sale Friday at jmaxproductions.net, ticketweb.com or Ranch Records (no fees).
• Check out two new, local-centric live music series at Humm Kombucha and the Riff Cold Brewed Coffee Taproom:
Humm Kombucha (every Thursday from 5-6 p.m.)
Thursday — Jeshua Marshall
April 25 — Derek Michael Marc
May 2 — Brandon Prinzing
May 9 — Eric Leadbetter
May 16 — Stacie Lynn Johnson
May 23 — Bill Powers
June 6 — Jordan Wolfe
June 13 — Coyote Willow
June 20 — Bobby Lindstrom
June 27 — Joe Schulte and String Theory Students
Riff Taproom (5-7 p.m.)
April 19 — Greg Botsford
April 27 — Eric Leadbetter
• Weekend passes for this year’s 4 Peaks Music Festival will increase in price Friday to $225 plus fees, and can be purchased at eventbrite.com. Weekend passes will still be available for locals to purchase at Cosmic Depot for $195.
The festival will take place June 20 through 23 at D.M. Stevenson Ranch, and the final performer lineup will be announced Monday. Visit 4peaksmusic.com for more information.