July 18 Israel Horovitz’s “North Shore Fish” opens at Gloucester Stage in Gloucester. www.gloucesterstage.com
July 25 Lily Tomlin at Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis. www.melodytent.org
July 26 Lowell Folk Festival opens in downtown Lowell. www.lowellfolkfestival.org
July 26 and 27 Ron Carter at the Regattabar in Cambridge. www.regattabarjazz.com
July 27 Paula Poundstone at the Wilbur Theatre.
July 28 Phil Vassar at Indian Ranch in Webster.
Aug. 2 Newport Jazz Festival opens in Newport, R.I. www.newportjazzfest.org
Beck at Bank of America Pavilion. www.livenation
Aug. 6 The Black Crowes and Tedeschi Trucks Band at Bank of America Pavilion. www.livenation
Aug. 7 Justin Hayward at Somerville Theatre.
Aug. 7 and 8 Jeff Dunham at the Casino Ballroom at Hampton Beach, N.H. www.casinoballroom
Aug. 8 Slightly Stoopid
at Bank of America Pavilion.