THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh …Thomas Rhett Thursday; Heart Saturday.

• Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham …  Abba Friday.

• Cone Denim Entertainment Center, Greensboro … Jack Russell’s Great White Saturday.

• Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh … Mother’s Finest Saturday.

• Spectrum Center, Charlotte … John Mayer Friday.

• PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte … Dierks Bentley Thursday; KISS Saturday.

• Innsbrook Pavilion, Glen Allen … Brett Young Thursday.

• Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre … Ben Folds and Violent Femmes Thursday.

• Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach …Kidz Bop Friday; Heart Sunday.

MORE EVENTS

• Carrington Pavilion, Danville … Danville Harvest Jubilee 2019 will kick off Aug. 17 with Justin Moore. Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels Band will return Sept. 14, with Roy Norton Jr. opening. For more info visit www.danvilleharvestjubilee.org.

• Altria Theater, Richmond … The Temptations and The Four Tops Aug. 22; Dionne Warwick, Peabo Bryson and Deniece Williams Aug. 25; The Whispers Oct. 20.

• Berglund Center, Roanoke … Ringo Starr Aug. 13; Shinedown and Papa Roach Sept. 17; Mercy Me Oct. 6; John Prine Nov. 2; REO Speedwagon Nov. 12; Alice Cooper Nov. 16; Mannheim Steamroller Nov. 29.

• Carolina Theatre, Durham … David Crosby Aug. 13; Gavin Degraw Aug. 14; Richard Marx Aug. 23; Robert Cray Aug. 24; Three Dog Night Sept. 6; The Mavericks Sept. 22; Josh Ritter Sept. 26; The Righteous Brothers Sept. 29; Mavis Staples Oct. 3; Andy Grammer Oct. 4; Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin Nov. 14; Kip Moore Nov. 21.

• Carolina Theatre, Greensboro … Adam Ant Sept. 25; John Shain Sept. 27; Gordon Lightfoot Nov. 7.

• Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre … Big Head Todd and The Monsters Aug. 17; Gary Clark Jr. Aug. 20; Kasey Musgraves Sept. 19.

• Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh …Brad Paisley Aug. 15; Breaking Benjamin Aug. 18; Chris Young Aug. 23; Beck Aug. 24; Jason Aldean Sept. 13; Peter Frampton Sept. 14; Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt and Alison Krauss Sept. 15; Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Sept. 18; ZZ Top Oct. 5; Luke Bryan Oct. 12.

• Cone Denim Entertainment Center, Greensboro … Gwar Sept. 28.

• Dominion Energy Center, Richmond … Gordon Lightfoot Oct. 2; Goo Goo Dolls Nov. 19.

• Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham …  Gladys Knight Aug. 21; Temptations and Four Tops Aug. 23; Indigo Girls Sept. 7; Buddy Guy Sept. 10; Charlie Wilson Sept. 13; Jay Leno Sept. 20; Harry Connick Jr. Sept. 21 and Sept. 22; John Prine Nov. 1; REO Speedwagon Nov. 13; Kansas Nov. 16; Kenny G Nov. 24; The Brian Setzer Orchestra Nov. 27; Il Divo Nov. 29.

• Greensboro Coliseum … Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss Aug. 17; Aaron Lewis Sept. 6; Chris Stapleton with Brothers Osborne Oct. 19; Casting Crowns Nov. 15; Five Finger Death Punch with Three Days Grace Nov. 22; Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris Nov. 23; Avett Brothers Dec. 31.

• Hampton Coliseum … Keith Sweat and Monica Aug. 17; Chris Brown Sept. 8.

• Innsbrook Pavilion, Glen Allen … Montell Jordan, Big Daddy Kane and Biz Markie Aug. 15; Boyz II Men Aug. 21; Chris Young Aug. 31; Little Big Town Sept. 7; Kane Brown Sept. 8; Brantley Gilbert Sept. 14; Gary Allan Sept. 20.

• Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary … Big Head Todd & The Monsters Aug. 18; Little Big Town Sept. 6; Kacey Musgraves Sept. 14.

• Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh … David Allan Coe Sept. 21.

•The National, Richmond … Extreme Aug. 20; The Wallflowers Aug. 22; Gary Clark, Jr. Aug. 23; Dailey and Vincent Aug. 31; Dweezil Zappa Sept. 15; Lauren Alaina Sept. 21; STS9 Sept. 25; The Psychedelic Furs Sept. 26; The Band Perry Oct. 14; Steel Panther Oct. 15; Dwight Yoakam Nov. 7.

• The Norva, Norfolk … The Wallflowers Aug. 21; Gwar Sept. 12; Elvis Costello and The Imposters Nov. 1.

• PNC Arena, Raleigh … Jonas Brothers, Bebe Rexha Aug. 14; Backstreet Boys Aug. 20; Chris Brown Sept. 6; Carrie Underwood Sept. 30; Post Malone Oct. 17; Bon Iver Oct. 19; MercyMe Oct. 20; Slayer, Primus Nov. 3; The Black Keys Nov. 8; Ariana Grande Nov. 22; Celine Dion Feb. 11.

• PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte … Santana Aug. 13; Heart Aug. 14; Breaking Benjamin Aug. 17; Smashing Pumpkins Aug. 20; Brad Paisley Aug. 24; Beck Aug. 25; Peter Frampton Aug. 30; Hootie & The Blowfish Sept. 5; Jason Aldean Sept. 12; ZZ Top Oct. 6; Brantley Gilbert Oct. 11; Ozzy Osbourne June 2, 2020.

• Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh … Bastille Oct. 25.

• The Ritz, Raleigh … Aaron Lewis Aug. 22; Alter Bridge Sept. 19; Tesla Sept. 20; Theory of a Deadman Oct. 5; Sum 41 Oct. 26; Incubus Dec. 5.

• Salem Civic Center … Slayer Nov. 5.

• Spectrum Center, Charlotte … Khalid Aug. 13; Queen + Adam Lambert Aug. 23; Alan Jackson Aug. 24; Chris Brown Sept. 7; Trevor Noah Sept. 14; Guns n’ Roses Sept. 25; Old Dominion Sept. 27; Phil Collins Sept. 29; Alabama Oct. 11; Chance the Rapper Oct. 12; Mercy Me Nov. 1; Elton John Nov. 6; Jonas Brothers Nov. 20; Celine Dion Jan. 21.

• Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach …KISS Aug. 13; Slipknot Aug. 14; Breaking Benjamin Aug. 21; Chris Young Aug. 22; Luke Bryan Sept. 8; Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Bonnie Raitt and Alison Krauss Sept. 14; Chris Stapleton/Brothers Osborne Oct. 18.

• White Oak Amphitheatre, Greensboro … Ted Nugent Aug. 16; The B-52s, OMD and Berlin Sept. 6; UB40 Sept. 13.

• White Oak Event Space, Greensboro … Aaron Lewis Sept. 6; Tesla Sept. 21; Black Label Society Oct. 12; Chase Rice Oct. 17.

Dolores Cabaniss writes a weekly Concert Calendar column. Contact her dcabaniss@gazettevirginian.com.

Dolores Crute reports on entertainment news for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact her at dcrute@gazettevirginian.com.