Mark your calendar

Aug. 13 Rockport Jazz Festival opens at Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport.

Hot Club of Cowtown at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Aug. 16 Lyle Lovett and His Large Band at Boarding House Park in Lowell.


Aug. 21 “Ethel Merman’s Broadway” opens at Stoneham Theatre.

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Aug. 23 Brad Paisley (below) at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.

Aug. 24 Yanni at Blue Hills Bank

Motley Crue at Xfinity Center in

The Retro Futura Tour at the Wilbur Theatre.


Aug. 25 The Polyphonic Spree at Brighton Music Hall.

Aug. 26 X at Sinclair in Cambridge.

Aug. 27 Cheap Trick at House of Blues.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s “O’er the Land of the Free: Bicentennial of the Star-Spangled Banner” at DCR Hatch Memorial Shell.

Aug. 28 The Fresh Beat Band at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.



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