July 21--MUSIC FESTIVALS
Garth Newel Summer Festival in Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, Hot Springs, (877) 558-1689. Today: Gramercy Piano Trio and dancers in music by Ravel and others, 3 p.m.; concert only, $10-$22, 12 and younger free; concert and picnic, $10-$37. Saturday: Chamber Music Festival of music by Orlando Gibbons, Beethoven, Brahms and others, 5 p.m.; concert only, $10-$22, 12 and younger free; concert and dinner, $53-$75.
Castleton Festival: Conductor Loren Maazel's festival of staged operas and orchestra concerts performed at various venues on his Rappahannock County estate, 663 Castleton View Road (unless noted); www.castletonfestival.org or (866) 974-0767. Highlights include today: Chamber Players in music by Faure, Prokovfiev and Chausson, 2 p.m. in the Theatre House, $20. Friday: "Otello" at 8 p.m. in the Festival Theatre, $20-$105. Saturday: Festival Orchestra in music by Britten and Tchaikovsky, 7 p.m. in the Festival Theatre, $20-$105.
Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy: Festival of more than 200 events, including music, visual arts, seminars, classes, films, children's activities and more in Dunlop Pavilion (unless noted),Wintergreen Resort, Nelson County. For schedule and ticket prices, see www.wintergreenperformingarts.org or call (434) 325-8292. Highlights include today:Festival Orchestra in "Classics II" concert, 3 p.m., $10-$40. Saturday-July 28: Wintergreen Festival Orchestra in music by Cimarosa, Strauss and Schubert; 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. July 28; $10-$40.
Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, at Shrine Mont Camp and Conference Center, Orkney Springs, www.musicfest.org or (540) 459-3396. Friday: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven Symphony No. 5 and other works, 8 p.m., $29-$39. Saturday: Fairfax Symphony in music by Rodgers & Hammerstein, 8 p.m., $29-$39.
Wolf Trap Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, (877) 965-3872. Today: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, 8 p.m., $25-$45. Monday: Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, 8 p.m., $35-$65. Tuesday: Steve Miller Band, 8 p.m., $30-$45. Wednesday: Brandi Carlile, Justin Townes Earle and The Lone Bellow, 8 p.m., $30-$40. Thursday: Gordon Lightfoot, 8 p.m., $25-$42. Friday: National Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, 8:15 p.m., $22-$55. Saturday: National Symphony in "America the Beautiful," music by American composers and projected Ansel Adams images, 8:30 p.m., $22-$55.
The Eagles' "History of the Eagles" tour stops at 8 p.m. Monday at Verizon Center, Washington. $53-$188. (202) 628-3200.
nTelos Wireless Pavilion, Downtown Mall, Main Street, Charlottesville, (877) 272-8849 or (434) 245-4910. Tuesday: Britrock icon Yes, 7 p.m. $35-$79. Saturday: Loretta Lynn and FM Radio in benefit for Charlottesville Free Clinic, 7 p.m., $35-$59.
Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow. (703) 754-6400. Wednesday: Rob Zombie, Mastodon, Machine Head and many more in Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, 1 p.m. (doors), $31.50-$69.50. Saturday: Dave Matthews Band and Gogol Bordello, 7 p.m., $40.50-$75.
Farm Bureau Live, 3550 Cellar Door Way, Virginia Beach, (757) 368-3000. Wednesday: Bob Dylan and band, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingham in Americanarama Festival, 5:30 p.m., $29.50-$79.50. Friday: Dave Matthews Band and SOJA, 7 p.m., $40.50-$75. Saturday: Tim McGraw, Brantley Gilbert and Love & Theft, 7 p.m., $30.25-$70.
Summer Breeze: RareMixx, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Merchants Square, Colonial Williamsburg. Free. (757) 565-8889.
Concerts in the Park: Love Canon in bluegrass and 1980s pop, 7 p.m. Thursday outdoors at Louisa Arts Center, 212 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa. Free. (540) 967-2200.
Jazz in the Park: Le Hotclubin Gypsy jazz, 8 p.m. Thursday in Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton. Free. (540) 337-6944.
Fridays After Five: Jennifer Stuart & the Design in soul-funk jams, 5:30 p.m. at nTelos Wireless Pavilion on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. Free. www.thenteloswirelesspavilion.com.
Circa Blue in bluegrass for the Bluemont Concert series, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Maury Stadium, Fredericksburg. $2-$5. www.bluemont.org or (540) 338-4640.
88th annual Chincoteague Wild Pony Swim & Auction: Wild ponies swim the strait between Assateague and Chincoteague islands at slack tide (time to be announced) on Wednesday, and foals are auctioned beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival grounds in the Eastern Shore town. www.chincoteague.com.
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