Lynyrd Skynyrd will play at Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Saturday ($55). Cobblestones Restaurant will have its Improv Lowell Night of Comedy feat. Jim Colliton and Chris Pennie on Friday ($20, reservation required). Dennis James will be at the Blue Taleh on Friday and Ralph Funaro will be there Saturday. At the Back Page, Chris Fitz will play Friday and Racky Thomas will play Saturday.
In Boston, Tommy Davidson will be at Wilbur Theatre on Friday ($31) and Tracy Morgan will be there Saturday ($51.70). Augustana plays Friday ($15) at Paradise Rock Club and The Darkness plays Saturday ($30). Soundgarden will be at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday (sold out).
Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry, N.H., will host The Juanito Pascual Trio on Friday ($25) and The Brew on Saturday ($15). The Paula Cole Trio will be at Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley on Saturday ($38). And, at Acton Jazz Cafe, The Adam Janjigian Trio and The Power of Soul -- A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix ($10) will play on Friday, and The Doug Lowe Group ($10) and The King Street Band with The Lakeview Horns ($10) will play on Saturday.
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