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CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Tenured Soul Sept. 27.

 Constitution Square, Downtown South Boston … Dane Ferguson in concert Sept. 29, 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $15 each and available at Triangle Florist, Bo’s Hydraulics, Beetoobi, the law office of Tracy Quackenbush Martin, PLC and at the gate. Sponsored by Tracy Quackenbush Martin for Commonwealth’s Attorney.

 Constitution Square, Downtown South Boston … South Boston Harvest Festival 2013 Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Music on Stage 1, Constitutions Square: The Brown Brothers noon, The Bluegrass Five 2 p.m. and The Brown Brothers 4 p.m. Music on Stage 2, Charles Street: Ollie Adams & The Slick Rock Pickers 10 a.m., Kyle Martin & The Halifax Hillbillies 11 a.m., The Satterfields noon, The Barnyard Pimps 1 p.m., Kermit Wright & The Good Time Band 2 p.m. and Big Cedar Drive 3 p.m.

 The Homeplace Vineyard, Chatham … BBQ & Wine Festival Sept. 28, 4-9 p.m. Music provided by Tru Grit band.

 Time Warner Cable Pavilion, Raleigh … Rascal Flatts/The Band Perry Sept. 27.

 Carolina Theatre, Durham  … Ani DiFranco Sept. 27; Anthony Jeselnik Sept. 28.

 Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh … World of Bluegrass Ramble Showcase Sept. 24-27.

 Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh … IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival Sept. 27 and 28.

 Booth Amphitheater, Cary, N.C. … Maze featuring Frankie Beverly Sept. 28.

 Ziggy’s, Winston-Salem … Sister Hazel Sept. 27; George Clinton & the Parliament Funkadelic Sept. 28; Lukas Nelson Sept. 29.

 Innsbrook Pavilion, Glen Allen … Beach Boys Sept. 25.

 The National, Richmond … Son Volt Sept. 25; Billy Currington Sept. 28.

 Farm Bureau Live, Virginia Beach … Rascal Flatts/The Band Perry Sept. 26.



Cher recently announced a 49-city North American tour beginning next March. Celebrating her new CD, “Closer to the Truth,” the one and only diva will bring her “Dressed To Kill” tour to Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte May 5 and PNC Arena in Raleigh May 7. 

Cher’s previous tour, “The Farewell Tour,” later dubbed the “Never Can Say Goodbye Tour” was one of the most successful tours ever by a solo artist and played for a record-breaking 325 dates and seen by over 5.5 million people. Tickets go on sale Oct. 11.



 Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Mama’s Black Sheep Oct. 2.

 Halifax County Fair, Hwy. 360, South Boston … Oct. 1-5. Grandstand entertainment will include On The Border, an Eagles tribute band, followed by country music star Jason Michael Carroll Oct. 2, The Magnificents, a classic Motown, beach and soul band, Oct. 3; Halifax County’s own Turkey Scratch Outlaw Americana Band Oct. 4; Halifax Co. 4-H Talent Show Oct. 5, 10 a.m.; bluegrass bands throughout the day Oct. 5 including Bluegrass Goodtime Band at noon, Homegrown Bluegrass Band at 2 p.m., Lawson Creek Band at 4 p.m., and The Grascals at 8 p.m.

 Crossroads Emporium & Flea Market, Clarksville … Open Jam Night Oct. 5, 6 p.m., welcome solo acts or bands, pickers or grinners.

 Carolina Theatre, Durham  … Lily Tomlin Oct. 10; Sandra Bernhard Oct. 11; Celtic Thunder Oct. 30; Hugh Laurie Nov. 1; Red Clay Ramblers Nov. 15; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Nov. 16; Craig Ferguson Nov. 21; Edwin McCain Nov. 30; Drew Carey Jan. 11; Pat Metheny Unity Group Feb. 12.

 Carolina Theatre, Greensboro … Buddy Guy Oct. 11; Mint Condition Nov. 1.

 Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham … Jack Johnson Oct. 3; Return of the Legends (Rakim, Bell Biv Devoe, EPMD, more) Oct. 18-19; Neko Case Oct. 26; India.Arie Oct. 29; John Legend Oct. 31; John Fogerty Nov. 3; Lynyrd Skynyrd Nov. 7; Amos Lee Nov. 18; Ron White Nov. 22; Michael McDonald Dec. 1; Natalie Cole Dec. 10.

 Greensboro Coliseum … A Day to Remember Oct. 13; Rod Stewart/Steve Winwood Oct. 17; Erykah Badu Nov. 1; Hunter Hayes Nov. 2; The Eagles Nov. 16; Florida Georgia Line Nov. 23; Bonnie Raitt Nov. 27; John Prine Dec. 6; Donny & Marie Christmas Dec. 9;  Jay-Z Jan. 5; Justin Moore/Randy Houser Jan. 23 (on sale Sept. 27).

 Hampton Coliseum … Phish Oct. 18-20.

 John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville … Pearl Jam Oct. 29.

 Landmark Theatre, Richmond … David Sedaris Oct. 19; Chris Tucker Oct. 26; Joe Bonamassa Nov. 9; Gabriel Iglesias Dec. 13; Ron White Jan. 31.

 Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh … Jamey Johnson Nov. 8. 

 The National, Richmond … Alice Cooper Oct. 22; Thirty Seconds to Mars Dec. 18; Dark Star Orchestra Dec. 28; GWAR Dec. 29.

 Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte … Joe Bonamassa Nov. 12.

 PNC Arena, Raleigh … nine inch nails Oct. 21; Michael Buble Oct. 25; Drake Nov. 3; Bon Jovi Nov. 6; Justin Timberlake Nov. 13; Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Nov. 19; Trans-Siberian Orchestra Nov. 21; Lady Antebellum Jan. 10 (on sale Nov. 15).

 Richmond Coliseum … John Mayer Dec. 13.

 Roanoke Civic Center … Joe Bonamassa Nov. 8; Jeff Dunham Nov. 9;  Mannheim Steamroller Nov. 24; Lady Antebellum/Kip Moore Dec. 12.

 Salem Civic Center … Scotty McCreery Oct. 4; Michael McDonald Oct. 11; Merle Haggard Oct. 27; Florida Georgia Line Nov. 22.

 Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte … Michael Buble Oct. 26; Selena Gomez Oct. 27; Pearl Jam Oct. 30; Drake Nov. 2; The Eagles Nov. 15; Jay-Z Jan. 4.

 Ziggy’s, Winston-Salem … Three Days Grace Sept. 30; Blues Traveler Oct. 7; Sevendust Oct. 11; They Might Be Giants Oct. 13; Donna the Buffalo Dec. 14.


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