Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater will perform at Durgin Concert Hall at UMass Lowell tonight ($24). Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers will play at Back Page in Lowell on Friday and Brickyard Blues will play there Saturday. The Stanley Swann Jazz Trio play at 50 Warren Restaurant on Friday and Blue Taleh will host Ralph Funaro on Friday and Dan Webster on Saturday.
The Who come to Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., Sunday ($71.70). Aerosmith cover bands are all the rage this weekend, as Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley will host Aerochix on Friday ($15) and Blue Ocean Music Hall in Salisbury will host Draw the Line on Saturday ($20). Acton Jazz Cafe will host Matt Vacanti and E.S.P. and David Hines and Nebula ($10) on Friday and Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish on Saturday ($12.50).
Railroad Earth will play at the House of Blues on Friday ($22.50) and AER will play there Saturday ($20). And Elan Trotman will be at Scullers Jazz Club tonight ($25).
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