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Out of town arts and entertainment event calendar

August 11, 2013



Garth Newel Summer Festival in Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, Hot Springs, (877) 558-1689. Today: Borromeo String Quartet in all-Dvorak program, 3 p.m.; concert only, $10-$22, 12 and younger free; concert and picnic, $10-$37. Saturday: "Sun, Moon & Stars," music by Haydn, Chopin and others, 5 p.m.; concert only, $10-$22, 12 and younger free; concert and dinner, $53-$75.

Staunton Music Festival: National and international talent in concerts at venues in Staunton, daily beginning Friday through Aug. 24. Costs vary; for schedule and ticket information, visit or call (540) 569-0267. Highlights include: Friday: Gala with cocktails, dinner and music by Ravel and Beethoven at 6:30 p.m. at the President's House, Mary Baldwin College, $85. Saturday: "Making Overtures," music by J. Strauss, Prokofiev, Cage and others, 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, $8-$20.


nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, (757) 393-8181. Today: Bruce Hornsby & the Range and Railroad Earth, 7 p.m., $20-$49.75. Monday: KISS, 8 p.m., $40.75-$84.75.

Wolf Trap Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, (877) 965-3872. Today: Peter Frampton and B.B. King in Peter Frampton's Guitar Circus, 7:30 p.m., $30-$45. Monday: Ke$ha and others, 8 p.m., $38-$48. Tuesday: Huey Lewis & the News, 8 p.m., $25-$42. Wednesday: Diana Ross, 8 p.m., $30-$48. Thursday: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, 7:30 p.m., $30-$40. Friday: Josh Groban, 8 p.m., $40-$95. Saturday: Waterloo in ABBA tribute show, 8 p.m., $25-$38.

nTelos Wireless Pavilion on the Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, (877) 272-8849 or (434) 245-4910. Wednesday: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, 7 p.m., $35. Friday: Iron Lion for Fridays after Five, 5:30 p.m., free.

Summer Breeze: USAF Heritage of America Band's Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Merchants Square, Colonial Williamsburg. Free. (757) 565-8889.

Folkmeister John McCutcheon in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at American Theatre, 125 E. Mellen St., Hampton. $25-$30. (757) 722-2787.

Jazz in the Park: Barry Gurley Trio, 8 p.m. Thursday in Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton. Free. (540) 337-6944.

Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, (703) 754-6400. Friday: Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction, Coheed and Cambria and lots more for the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival, 2 p.m., $25-$85. Saturday: Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band, 8 p.m., $36-$136.

Richmond songstress Susan Greenbaum for the Bluemont Concert series, 6:30 p.m. Friday at Sealston Park in downtown historic King George. $2-$5. or (540) 338-4640.

Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest: Robin & Linda Williams & Their Fine Group, Blue Highway, the Honey Dewdrops and Kim & Jimbo Cary & Pete & Ellen Vigour, beginning at noon Saturday at Wintergreen Resort, Nelson County. $10-$20. (434) 325-8292.

DC Fest 2013: Newsboys, Audio Adrenaline, David Crowder and more, 3 p.m. Saturday at Patriot Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20-$65. (703) 993-3000.

The Backstreet Boys, Jesse McCartney and DJ Pauly D on the "In a World Like This" tour, 7 p.m. Saturday at Farm Bureau Live, 3550 Cellar Door Way, Virginia Beach. $26-$115. (757) 368-3000.

Busch Gardens Live: KC & the Sunshine Band, 7 p.m. Saturday at Busch Gardens, James City County. Included in theme park admission.

Ruthie & the Wranglers in roots and country for the Bluemont Concert series, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Maury Stadium, Fredericksburg. $2-$5. or (540) 338-4640.


"Carousel," Ash Lawn Opera production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, continues 2 p.m. today at Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville. $42-$65. or (434) 979-1333.

"Falstaff," Wolf Trap Opera production of Verdi's masterwork, continues at 3 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Saturday at The Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. $32-$85. (877) 965-3872.


African Landing Day Commemorations: Observance of the landing of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619 begins Friday with a reception at 6 p.m. and screening of a documentary film produced by the Angolan government at the Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton; Saturday events include a symposium, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and concert, 6 p.m., both at American Theatre, Hampton; Tuesday features a "World Day of Reconciliation & Healing from the Legacy of Enslavement" program at noon and "Ritual Day of Remembrance" performance and ceremony at 7 p.m. at Fort Monroe, Hampton. All free except for Saturday concert, which is $20.

Pat Row


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