Summer Guide: The sound of music

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By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 6, 2013

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GYPSY GROOVES Gogol Bordello, at Lupo's on July 21.

POP MUSIC

AS220 FOO FEST | Empire St, Providence | 401.831.9327 | as220.org

Aug 10: With Fest emcees Carlos Gonzales + Russian Tsarlag + Slime Freak + performances by SSION + 14 Foot 1 + Atlantic Thrills + the Cannibal Ramblers + Clyde Lawrence + Dylan Sevey & the Gentlemen + Father Finger + Littlefoot + Lolita Black + Lunchbagg + Medusah Black + Saint Jude + Timeghost + Unicorn Hard-On + Vudu Sister + VulGarrity + Whore Paint + Zukrewe, PLUS the Rhode Island Maker Mini-Faire + the Providence Anarchist Book Fair + the AS220 Industries and Labs + food + drink + vendors + kids' activities + MORE [1 pm-1 am, $7]

3RD ANNUAL BLACKSTONE RIVER THEATRE SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL | At Diamond Hill Park, Rte 114, Cumberland | 401.725.9272 | riverfolk.org/brtssf

June 22: The Atwater-Donnelly Trio, Cantrip, Aoife Clancy, Core 4, Sheila Falls & Mark Roberts, Genticorum, the Gnomes, Paddy Keenan, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald, Robbie O'Connell, Pendragon, Irish step dance featuring Tir Na Nog Irish Dance and Showcase Dance Productions, and more [11 am-7 pm]

COMCAST CENTER | 885 Main St, Mansfield, MA | 800.745.3000 | livenation.com

June 8: Dispatch + Guster

June 14: Rascal Flatts + the Band Perry + Cassadee Pope

June 21: Fleetwood Mac

June 22: Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band

June 26: One Direction

June 28: Heart + Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

July 10: Kid Rock + Kool & the Gang + Uncle Kracker

July 11: Vans Warped Tour 2013 with Letlive + Hawthorne Heights + Defeater + New Years Day + Versa Emerge + Architects UK + Atilla + Forever the Sickest Kids + Man Overboard + Woe is Me + I See Stars + Go Radio + the Story So Far + Like Moths to Flames + Big Chocolate + Stick to Your Guns + Hands Like Houses + Anarbor + Black Dahlia Murder + Wallpaper + the Early November + Upon a Burning Body + Shy Kidx + Tonight Alive + Action Item + Oh, Sleeper + Middle Finger Salute + While She Sleeps + Allstar Weekend + Rdgldgrn + Mac Lethal + the Amity Affliction + MC Lars + the Chariot + For the Foxes + the Summer Set + Outasight + Stephan Jacobs

July 12: 311 + Cypress Hill

July 16: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with Thrown Into Exile + City In the Sea + Children of Bodom + Amon Amarth + Rob Zombie + Five Finger Death Punch + Mastodon + Machine Head + Job For a Cowboy + Butcher Babies + Battlecross + Huntress + Behemoth + Emmure + Born of Osiris + Motionless In White

July 19: Eagles

July 20: Americanarama Festival of Music with Bob Dylan + Wilco + My Morning Jacket + Ryan Bingham

July 21: Big Time Rush + Victoria Justice + Jackson Guthy + Olivia Somerlyn

July 27: Train + the Script + Gavin DeGraw

Aug 4: Lil Wayne + T.I. Tyga

Aug 7: Wiz Khalifa + A$AP Rocky + B.o.B. + Pro Era + Berner + Chevy Woods + Smoke Dza

Aug 9: Maroon 5 + Kelly Clarkson + Rozzi Crane

Aug 10: Keith Urban + Little Big Town + Dustin Lynch

Aug 12: Black Sabbath

Aug 14: Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival with Alice in Chains + Jane's Addiction + Coheed and Cambria + Circa Survive + Walking Papers + New Politics + more

Aug 15: Zac Brown Band

Aug 17: John Mayer + Phillip Phillips

Aug 18: Matchbox Twenty + Goo Goo Dolls + Kate Earl

Sept 6: The Allman Brothers Band + Grace Potter & the Nocturnals

Sept 7: Blake Shelton + Easton Corbin + Jana Kramer

CONSERFEST 2013 | Block Island | conserfest.org

Aug 3 + 4: The fest raises funds and awareness for land conservation and environmental education projects on Block Island. The headliner is the Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad; more than 20 other acts will be announced. Shows are on Aug 3 at the Poor Peoples Outdoor Stage [3-6 pm] at the Club Soda Indoor Stage [9 pm-1 am] and on Aug 4 at the Town Beach Pavilion Stage [11 am-4 pm], Captain Nick's Outdoor Stage [4:30-9 pm], and Yellow Kittens [9:30 pm-1 am].

FÊTE | 103 Dike St, Providence | 401.383.1112 | fetemusic.com

June 8: The Lovely Bad Things + Wyatt Blair

June 10: Swingin' Utters + the Goddamn Gallows + This Is a Movement

June 12: Hot 8 Brass Band + the Funky Autocrats

June 14: Jonathan Richman with Tommy Larkins

June 15: The Technicolors + the Clox

June 18: The Psychedelic Furs

June 26: Authority Zero + Ballyhoo! + Versus the World

June 26: The Murder Junkie

June 27: The Church of Providence with B. Dolan + Juan Deuce & Falside + Olneyville Sound System + Brown Girl Burlesque + Marq Twain + Born Casual

July 5: No Recall + Cad Guests

July 9: Texas In July

July 10: Hockey + Saint Motel + Swann

July 14: The Wild

July 18: Young Dubliners

July 19: Grand Evolution + Heather Rose In Clover + the Wandas + Satellites Fall

July 20: Incantation + Acheron + Bog of the Infidel + Churchburn

Aug 2: Antidote + Neutral Nation + the Trans Fats + Opposition Rising + Redline Rebels + Done With You

Aug 7: Tribal Seeds + Josh Heineichs

Aug 13: Pere Ubu

FOX THEATER | At Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd, Mashantucket, CT | 800.200.2882 | foxwoods.com

June 13 + 14: Old School Hip-Hop Jam with DMX + EPMD + Special ED + Rakim + Naughty By Nature + Slick Rick [both nights] + Chubb Rock + Kid N Play + Doug E. Fresh [the 13th] + Big Daddy Kane + Biz Markie [the 14th]

July 11: Original stars formerly of Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly, Blue Öyster Cult, and the Knack

July 12: Lyle Lovett

July 13: Doo Wopp Hall of Fame of America with the Contours, the Original Vandellas, Dynamics, Randy and the Rainbows, the Legacy of Clyde McPhatter and the Drifters with son Ron McPhatter, Billy Davis and the Hank Ballard Midnighters Revue, and Harvey Robbins's Royalty of Rock 'n' Roll All-Stars

Aug 3: Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop & Rock n Roll, Volume 2, with Kenny Vance & the Planotones, Charlie Thomas Drifters, Jimmy Gallagher & the Passions, Linda Jansen, and Acappella by Classic Sounds

FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES | Waterplace Park, Providence | providenceri.com/artculturetourism

June 7: New Politics

June 14: Torn Shorts

June 21: The 1975

June 28: The Neighbourhood

July 5: The Mowglis

July 12: The Cold War Kids

GILLETTE STADIUM | 1 Patriot Pl, Foxboro, MA | ticketmaster.com

July 20: Bon Jovi

July 26 + 27: Taylor Swift

Aug 23 + 24: Kenny Chesney

INDIAN RANCH | 200 Gore Rd, Webster, MA | 508.943.3871 | indianranch.com

June 22: Zonkaraz

June 23: Dwight Yoakam

June 29: Jo Dee Messina

June 30: Frampton's Guitar Circus with Peter Frampton, Sonny Landreth, and Don Felder

July 7: Montgomery Gentry

July 13: Changes In Latitude [Jimmy Buffett tribute]

July 27: Three Dog Night

July 28: Phil Vassar

Aug 4: Jamey Johnson

Aug 10: Scotty McCreery

Aug 11: Marshall Tucker Band

Aug 17: Kenny Rogers

Aug 24: Pat Benatar and Neil Gerardo

Sept 1: 38 Special

Sept 7: Sara Evans

Sept 8: Charlie Daniels Band

LUPO'S HEARTBREAK HOTEL | 79 Washington St, Providence | 401.331.5876 | lupos.com

June 7: Queensrÿche + the Voodoos + Something Unto Nothing

June 19: The Airborne Toxic Event + the Joy

Formidable

June 28: The White Panda

July 5: French Montana

July 13: Streetlight Manifesto + Rodeo Ruby Love + Empty Orchestra

July 19: Mac Miller + Earl Sweatshirt + Chance the Rapper + Vince Staples + the Internet

July 21: Gogol Bordello

Aug 1: Guster + Jukebox the Ghost

Aug 24: Neurosis + Lustmord

Sept 3: Zappa Plays Zappa

Sept 6: The Gaslight Anthem

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