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CONCERT CALENDAR: Virgilina kicks off summer with festival


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Dane Ferguson May 24.

 Downtown Virgilina … Memorial Day Summerfest May 25, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Music throughout the day and street dance with The Konnection Band 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

 Time Warner Cable Pavilion, Raleigh … Kenny Chesney May 23.

 Innsbrook Pavilion, Glen Allen … Daughtry May 22.

 Pocahontas Live, Chesterfield … Justin Moore May 23.

 The National, Richmond … Shooter Jennings May 22.

 Ntelos Pavilion, Portsmouth … Chaka Khan May 25.



 Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Ray Martin May 29.

 Constitution Square, South Boston … Destination Downtown South Boston summer concert series kicks off May 31 with Bluegrass in the Square featuring Hi Grass and Lawson Creek Grass bands. The second concert in the series will feature the high energy party band, Love Tribe, June 28 and the final performance in the series will be Matt Boswell & The Hillbilly Blues Band Aug. 16. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at gate, available at the Tourism office, True Value, Heritage House Furniture, Caffe Peroni, McCollum-Ferrell and the DDSB office.

 Berry Hill Resort, Halifax … 33rd annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival June 7. Music by DJ Shakespeare, 6th and Main and The Konnection Band. For information, visit www.valopefest.com.

 Constitution Square, Downtown South Boston … South Boston Harvest Festival 2013 Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens … Festival in the Garden June 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Music, food, workshops, fun. For more info, call 434-753-2274 or visit www.svbg.org.

 Emporia … Virginia Pork Festival June 12. Music by The Embers, The Konnection Band, Overtime and The Rhondels. For more information, visit www.vaporkfestival.com.

 Booth Amphitheater, Cary, N.C. … The Lumineers June 13; Harry Connick Jr. July 9; Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters July 20.

 Carolina Theatre, Durham  … Tracy Morgan June 5; Hot Tuna Acoustic w/Jill Sobule June 6; Aaron Lewis June 10; John Hiatt Aug. 22; Ani DiFranco Sept. 27; Sandra Bernhard Oct. 11; Celtic Thunder Oct. 30; Edwin McCain Nov. 30.

 Carolina Theatre, Greensboro … Kathy Mattea Sept. 21.

 Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham … Kevin James June 5; Anthony Hamilton June 8; Kings of the Mic Tour with LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul June 16; Gladys Knight and The O’Jays June 30; Sheryl Crow Aug. 3; Blue Man Group Sept. 6-8; Ron White Nov. 22; Michael McDonald Dec. 1.

 Farm Bureau Live, Virginia Beach … Kenny Chesney June 6; Shaggfest June 15; Heart June 24; Brad Paisley June 28; Vans Warped Tour July 9; Train/Gavin DeGraw July 11; Jimmy Buffett July 13; 311/Cypress Hill July 14; Blake Shelton July 19; Bob Dylan July 24; Dave Matthews Band July 26; Tim McGraw July 27; Lil’ Wayne July 28; Matchbox Twenty/Goo Goo Dolls Aug. 8; Jason Aldean Aug. 9; Backstreet Boys Aug. 17; Miranda Lambert/Dierks Bentley Aug. 22; John Mayer Aug. 24; Allman Brothers Band/Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Sept. 4; Maroon 5 Sept. 8; Rascal Flatts/The Band Perry Sept. 26.

 Filene Center at Wolf Trap, Vienna … Widespread Panic June 5.

 Greensboro Coliseum … Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell May 31; Taylor Swift Sept. 12; Rod Stewart/Steve Winwood Oct. 17.

 Greensboro Coliseum’s White Oak Amphitheater … Darius Rucker/Justin Moore May 30; Earth, Wind and Fire June 8; Mindless Behavior July 14 (on sale June 1); Sugar Ray/Gin Blossoms/Smashmouth/Vertical Horizon/Fastball Aug. 8; Flip Flop Beach Music Festival with Swingin’ Medallions, The Tams, Eric & the Chill Tones, & The Craig Woollard Band Sept. 7.

 Innsbrook Pavilion, Glen Allen … Thompson Square May 29; Everclear/Live/Filter/Sponge June 5; Sheryl Crow June 13; Chris Young June 26; Marshall Tucker Band July 3; Frampton’s Guitar Circus with Peter Frampton & Kenny Wayne Shepherd July 10; BB King July 17; Steve Bassett & Robbin Thompson July 24; Dierks Bentley July 31; Sugar Ray/Gin Blossoms/Smashmouth/Vertical Horizon/Fastball Aug. 7; The Band Perry Aug. 21; Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Aug. 28; Darius Rucker Sept. 5; Beach Boys Sept. 25.

 Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow … Kid Rock June 28; Mayhem Festival with Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Machinehead, more July 24.

 John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville … Taylor Swift Sept. 14.

 Landmark Theatre, Richmond … Joe Bonamassa Nov. 9.

 Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh … Less Than Jake June 19; Jars of Clay July 14; Living Colour July 18; Dark Star Orchestra Aug. 12.

 The National, Richmond … Marilyn Manson July 11; Jimmy Eat World Aug. 10; Ted Nugent Aug. 17; Hanson Sept. 4.

 The Norva, Norfolk … Halestorm July 7; Marilyn Mansion July 12; Dark Star Orchestra Aug. 2.

 Ntelos Pavilion, Portsmouth … Earth, Wind and Fire June 7; Carly Rae Jepsen June 8; The Lumineers June 12; Kings of the Mic Tour with LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy June 15; The Avett Brothers June 22; Cyndi Lauper July 5; Mindless Behavior July 12; Sublime with Rome July 18; Bruce Hornsby Aug. 11; Kiss Aug. 12; Ke$ha Aug. 28.

 Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte … Joe Bonamassa Nov. 12.

 PNC Arena, Raleigh … Mary J. Blige June 7; One Direction June 22; Taylor Swift Sept. 13; Michael Buble Oct. 25; Justin Timberlake Nov. 13.

 Pocahontas Live, Chesterfield …  moe. May 31; Creedence Clearwater Revisited June 13; Foreigner June 20; Lee Brice/Josh Thompson July 10; Doobie Brothers July 21; Scotty McCreery July 28; O.A.R. July 31; Dark Star Orchestra Aug. 3; Trace Adkins Aug. 8; Slightly Stoopid Aug. 14.

 Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh … Everclear/Live/Filter/Sponge May 31; Widespread Panic June 8 and June 9; Warren Haynes & the NC Symphony June 20; 3 Doors Down/Daughtry July 3; Tyrese & Ginuwine July 5; O.A.R. July 21; Black Crowes and Tedeschi Trucks Band July 23; Barenaked Ladies/Ben Folds Five July 28; Jonas Brothers July 31; The Killers Aug. 12; Ke$ha Aug. 14; Slightly Stoopid Aug. 16; Big Head Todd & the Monsters Aug. 22; Steely Dan Sept. 18; IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival Sept. 27 and 28.

 Richmond Coliseum … Mary J. Blige June 6.

 Roanoke Civic Center … Gordon Lightfoot June 15; Daniel Tosh June 18; Avett Brothers June 20; Bill Cosby July 27; Joe Bonamassa Nov. 8.

 Salem Civic Center … Blue Ridge Music Festival at Salem Football Stadium with Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes, Colt Ford, Gloriana and more June 1.

 Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte … New Kids on the Block with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men June 19; Fleetwood Mac June 24; Beyonce July 27; American Idol Live Aug. 8; Bruno Mars Aug. 21; Muse Sept. 3; Michael Buble Oct. 26; Selena Gomez Oct. 27.

 Time Warner Cable Pavilion, Raleigh … Brad Paisley June 8; Zac Brown Band June 21; Heart/Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience June 22; Big Time Rush/Victoria Justice July 7; The Black Keys/The Flaming Lips July 11; Luke Bryan July 13; Keith Urban/Little Big Town July 26; Lil’ Wayne July 27; Matchbox Twenty/Goo Goo Dolls Aug. 7; Blake Shelton Aug. 9; Backstreet Boys Aug. 20; Miranda Lambert Aug. 24; Allman Brothers Band Aug. 30; Iron Maiden Sept. 3; John Mayer Sept. 5; Maroon 5 Sept. 10.

 Uptown Amphitheatre, Charlotte … Everclear/Live/Filter/Sponge June 2; Earth, Wind & Fire June 9; Black Crowes/Tedeschi Trucks Band July 21; Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster July 25; Jonas Brothers July 30.

 Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. … Eagles July 22.

 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte … Brad Paisley June 7; Heart June 21; Bad Company/Lynyrd Skynyrd July 13; Dave Matthews Band July 24; Keith Urban July 25; Vans Warped Tour July 29; Train/Gavin DeGraw July 30; Kenny Chesney Aug. 1; Matchbox Twenty/Goo Goo Dolls Aug. 6; John Mayer Sept. 4; Kid Rock/ZZ Top/Uncle Kracker Sept. 10.

 Ziggy’s, Winston-Salem … Candlebox June 6; Drive-By Truckers June 28; Watkins Glen/Summer Jam 40-Yr. Anniversary Tour July 26; Darkstar Orchestra Aug. 15; Sister Hazel Sept. 27.


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