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LOCAL SHOWS

AUGUSTA BLUES FESTIVAL AND COMEDY JAM, WITH CLARENCE CARTER, MARVIN SEASE, TP HEARNS, ROY C, KENNE WAYNE, MEL WAITERS: Gates open 1 p.m., show starts at 4 p.m. Saturday, Augusta Exchange Club fairgrounds; $25, tixonline.com

RHETT AKINS, TY HERNDON, JEREMY GRAHAM BAND: Gates open 4:30, concert at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Towne Center Blvd.; $20 advance, $25 at gate; forthefansentertainment.com

NAJEE AND PIECE OF A DREAM: 8 p.m. Saturday, June 28, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $39.50, $35.50 and $29.50; (706) 722-3521

JOHNNY HENSLEY AND THE RED HOTS: 8 p.m. Saturday, July 19; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; (706) 722-8341

COREY SMITH: 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $20, $23 day of show; imperialtheatre.com

ED TURNER, NUMBER 9 BAND: Performance of The Beatles' White Album, Aug. 15-16, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $10-$35; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com

ROAD TRIPS

MELISSA ETHERIDGE: Friday, Chastain Park, Atlanta; Tuesday, June 24, Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, N.C.

TOBY KEITH: Friday, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte, N.C.

BLUES TRAVELER, DRIVIN' N' CRYIN': Saturday, Candler Park, Atlanta

MODEST MOUSE, R.E.M., THE NATIONAL: Saturday, Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta

ANN NESBY, CECE WINANS, CHAKA KHAN, DIONNE WARWICK, PARIS BENNETT, PATTI AUSTIN, QUEEN LATIFAH: Saturday, Philips Arena, Atlanta

LIFEHOUSE, MATT NATHANSON: Wednesday, The Tabernacle, Atlanta

EMMYLOU HARRIS, JIMMY GAUDREAU, MOONDI KLEIN, SAM BUSH: Friday, June 27, Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta

NEWBOYS: Friday, June 27, Columbia International University, Columbia

EDWIN MCCAIN BAND: Saturday, June 28, Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta

REO SPEEDWAGON: Sunday, June 29, Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND: Tuesday, July 1, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte, N.C.; Monday, July 7, Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta

MOTLEY CRUE, BUCKCHERRY, PAPA ROACH: Saturday, July 5, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte, N.C.

VANS WARPED TOUR: July 9, Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta; July 14, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte, N.C.; with Relient K, Family Force 5, Angels and Airwaves, Against Me!, Anberlin, Every Time I Die; Forever The Sickest Kids, Gym Class Heroes

GIN BLOSSOMS, SOUL ASYLUM: Wednesday, July 9, Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta


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