Arts

Mark your calendar

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

Hot Club of Cowtown at the Museum of Fine Arts. www.mfa.org

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

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

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

Aug. 24 Yanni at Blue Hills Bank
Pavilion. www.livenation.com

Motley Crue at Xfinity Center in
Mansfield. www.livenation.com

The Retro Futura Tour at the Wilbur Theatre. www.thewilbur.com

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Aug. 25 The Polyphonic Spree at Brighton Music Hall. www.livenation.com

Aug. 26 X at Sinclair in Cambridge. www.ticketmaster.com

Aug. 27 Cheap Trick at House of Blues. www.livenation.com

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

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

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JUNE WULFF

June Wulff can be reached at june.wulff@globe.com.