Theater, 9570 Gateway North. $15; $10 for non-EPCC students; $7 for seniors and
EPCC students. 831-5056.
-- Under the Sun Tour -- Smash Mouth joins Sugar Ray, the Gin Blossoms and Vertical Horizon for the second annual edition of this fun-in-the-sun '90s oldies soiree. The tour kickoff is actually indoors -- a free show at 6 p.m. July 4 at the Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez in Socorro. 860-7777, speakingrockentertainment.com.
-- Music Under the Stars -- This special Independence Day edition features patriotic music, courtesy of Ron Hufstader and the El Paso Wind Symphony, at 7:30 p.m. July 4 at the Chamizal National Memorial. Free. 541-4481, elpasotexas.gov/mcad; 532-7273, nps.gov/cham.
-- Pop Goes the Fort -- New conductor Bohuslav Rattay, a Czech Republic native, makes his debut with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra in its third annual concert of patriotic music and fireworks at 7:30 p.m. July 4 at Fort Bliss' Biggs Park. Free. 532-3776, epso.org.
-- "In the Heights" -- UTEP Dinner Theatre tackles the four-time Tony Award-winning musical, which chronicles three days in the life of a working-class Latino neighborhood, on July 5-28 on the under-construction UTEP campus. Tickets go on sale June 4. 747-6060, academics.utep.edu/udt.
-- "All My Sons" -- El Paso Playhouse kicks off its 50th season -- pretty impressive for a community theater operating on a shoestring -- with the Arthur Miller drama directed by Aaron Hernandez. It's July 5-27 at the theater, 2501 Montana. elpasoplayhouse.com, 532-1317.
-- Alfresco! Fridays -- The free series features local Latin jazz-funk band Aztec Zodiac at 6 p.m. July 5 in the Arts Festival Plaza. 534-0665, alfrescofridays.com.
-- Dancing in the City -- El Paso rockabilly cats Sorry About Your Sister perform at 8 p.m. July 6, with a free rockabilly dance lesson at 7, in the Arts Festival Plaza. elpasotexas.gov/mcad, 541-4481.
-- Arabesque 2013 -- The mother-daughter belly dance duo of Snake Charmer and the Belly Dancer perform and host at their annual hip-shaking showcase July 6 at the Scottish Rite Temple Theater, 301 W. Missouri. Sharon Kihara and Amaya also perform. $15. 691-1938, snakecharmerandthebellydancer.com.
-- Melodies at the Park -- The headliner's still to be determined, but the park isn't. The concert's at 7:30 p.m. July 7 at Veterans Park, 5301 Salem. home.elpasotexas.gov/parks, 544-0753.
-- Black Flag -- Greg Ginn does double duty, opening with his newer band, Good for You (featuring skateboarder Mike Vallely), and closing with a reconstituted version of the '70s punk icons Black Flag at 8 p.m. July 10 at Tricky Falls. $20. 351-9938, trickyfalls.com, holdmyticket.com.
-- State Line Concert Series -- Oklahoma Red Dirt country vets Jason Boland the Stragglers bring their "Dark & Dirty Mile" tour to the State Line's free concert series at 8 p.m. July 10. Take canned food to donate to the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger food bank. 581-3371, countyline.com/statelinemusic.html.
-- Cool Canyon Nights -- Take a trip back to the '80s with Prime, who'll headline a free concert at 6:15 p.m. July 11 at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater. coolcanyonnights.com.
-- Alfresco! Fridays -- Sunland Park cumbia band La Magiztral Sonora plays the free series at 6 p.m. July 12 in the Arts Festival Plaza. 534-0665,
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