At Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Little Big Town will play a sold-out show on Saturday and Harvey Robbins' Royalty of Doo-Wop happens Sunday ($47). Ryan Hartt & The Blue Hearts will be at Back Page on Friday and Nick and the Dirty Tricks perform Saturday. Ken Clark will play at Blue Taleh on Friday and Ferdinando Argenti will play there Saturday. 50 Warren Restaurant will showcase Justin Meyer on Friday.
Maroon 5, Neon Trees and Owl City will play Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., on Sunday (sold out). At Blue Ocean Music Hall in Salisbury, Tom Keifer plays Saturday ($19) and the RebelFest Youth Battle of the Bands will happen Sunday ($13). The Albert Lee Band ($25) and the Eilen Jewell Band ($16) will play Friday and Saturday respectively at Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley. At Acton Jazz Cafe, The Harvey Diamond Trio featuring Hannah Rose Diamond play Friday and John Cleary and Friends ($10) and The Rico Moon Band ($10) play Saturday.
In Boston, Big Gigantic will be at House of Blues on Friday ($25) and Punch Brothers will be there Saturday ($25). And at Brighton Music Hall, The Ready Set and Outasight will appear with Basic Vacation and GOLDHOUSE on Friday ($15) and Willy Moon will appear with Early Nineties on Saturday ($13).
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