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David Lee Murphy is bringing the country “Party Crowd” to the Myrtle Beach Speedway Amphitheatre on July 18. Tickets are on sale for $20.

And Jason Michael Carroll comes to tell the Myrtle Beach Speedway Amphitheatre that he can sleep when he’s dead on Aug. 8. Tickets are on sale now for $20.

Tickets for all Myrtle Beach Speedway Amphitheatre shows are available at the box office, online at www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com or by calling 704-886-2407.

Nice shot man - Filter hits the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach on Aug. 1 with Helmet and Local H. Tickets are on sale, ranging from $17.50 to $47.50.

Big Smo keeps it real and lives it up, kuntry style, at HOB on Aug. 3. Tickets are on sale for $15.

Jesse McCartney comes to HOB on his In Technicolor Tour with Guinevere on Aug. 6. Tickets are $25.

Part theater/part stand-up – “ Men are from Mars, Woman are from Venus – Live” brings the battle of the sexes to HOB on Aug. 8. Tickets are $50.

Ziggy Marley keeps the summer vibe bumping at HOB all the way to Oct. 16. Tickets are on sale, prices range from $26 to $48.50.

Alt-rockers Brand New mark a brand new date on the band’s calendar at HOB for Oct. 28. Tickets are on sale, prices range from $26 to $46.

Tickets for all HOB shows are on sale at HOB’s box office at Barefoot Landing, online at www.livenation.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

Ron White mixes up some tater salad with scotch and a cigar at The Palace Theatre in Myrtle Beach on Oct. 11. Prices range between $60 and $80. Tickets are available at the box office, online via www.tickets.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com and by calling 888-841-2787.

Coastal North Carolina

Legendary banjo player Ralph Stanley brings his ageless bluegrass style to Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium on Sept. 9. Tickets are $32.50.

The Blues Hall of Fame Tour gathers Charlie Musselwhite (harmonica), James Cotton (harmonica) and John Hammond (guitar) on one stage at the Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium on Oct. 17. Tickets are $32.50.

Tickets for all Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium shows are available at the box office, online at www.etix.com or by calling 910-755-7416 or 800-754-1050 ext. 7416.

Columbia

Jack White finally comes back to within shouting distance of the Grand Strand when he makes a stop at the Township Auditorium in Columbia on Sept. 24. Ticket prices start at $49.50, and are available at the box office, via www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

N. Charleston

Jake Owen brings his Days if Gold Tour to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Sept. 5. Also on the bill are Parmalee and The Cadillac Three. Tickets range from $10 to $39 and are available via www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

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Don’t say you “Ain't Going Out Tonight,” Corey Smith is at HOB on July 5. Tickets are $17.50 to $30. A Thousand Horses is also on the bill.

Enjoy the “Blue Sky” and do a little midnight riding with Live at The Fillmore – A Tribute to the Allman Brothers at HOB on July 18. Tickets are $10.

You don’t need to wait till the “First of tha Month” to meet these guys at “Tha Crossroads,” Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are laying down the “Thuggish Ruggish Bone” at HOB on July 19. Tickets are $27.

Feeling “All Mixed Up?” Don’t get “Down.” Get “Uplifted” with rap/rockers 311 at HOB on July 23. Tickets range from $45 to $87.50.

Bringing back their distinct blend of blue-eyed soul and swamp blues, JJ Grey and Mofro return to HOB on July 25. Tickets are $20 to $35.

Let it flow with Curren$y at HOB, as he supports his new mixtape, “The Drive In Theatre,” on July 27. Tickets range from $20 to $35.

A little bit reggae, a little bit ska, a little bit punk, and a whole lot of fun – Dirty Heads come to foul up HOB on July 30. Tickets are $29.50 to $56.50. Pepper and Aer will help get things untidy.

Keyshia Cole makes it a point to add HOB to her Point of No Return tour on Aug. 9. Tickets range from $32.50 to $62.50.

Slightly Stoopid and Stephen Marley bring their Summer Session Tour to HOB on Aug. 10. Tickets are $35.

Right-winger extraordinaire Ted Nugent blasts onto HOB’s stage after opening act Pistol Day Parade on Aug. 11. Tickets range from $23.50 to $44.50.

Chevelle showcases its melodic metal in support of the new album, “La Gárgola” at HOB on Aug. 22. Tickets range from $29.50 to $56.

Fitz and The Tantrums are going to throw a fit at HOB on Sept. 5. Ticket prices range from $29.50 to $56.50. Iamdynamite, Wild Cub and Sir Sly are also on the bill.

Guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band return to HOB in support of his new album “Goin' Home” on Sept. 13. Tickets range from $25 to $47.50.

HOB is Going to Hell with The Pretty Reckless on Sept. 17. Tickets are $23 to $43.50. Adelitas Way is the opening act.

HOB will host prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria as they play their sophomore album, “In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3,” in its entirety on Sept. 20. Thank You Scientist is the opening act. Tickets are $27.50 to $52.50.

And on Nov. 7, Kip Moore comes looking for some “Beer Money” at HOB on his Up In Smoke Tour. Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt are also on the bill. Tickets range from $35 to $67.50.

Tickets for all HOB shows are on sale at HOB’s box office at Barefoot Landing, online at www.livenation.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

But you won’t need tickets for The Boathouse’s free Backyard Summer Concert Series. This month, the Boathouse ensures Sunday parties of all types. Reggae artists are spread throughout July with Collie Buddz on July 13 and Natty Vibes on July 27. The ever-enduring country act, Little Texas, performs on Aug. 3, and Jerryfest returns on Aug. 10. For more info, go to www.boathousemb.com.

See the dolphins make Darius Rucker cry as he continues his second career on Aug. 23 with a show at Coastal Carolina University’s HTC Center. Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketreturn.com, prices range from $50 to $60. For more information, contact CCU’s Wheelwright Box Office at 349-2787.

Florence

Fantasia, the super-soulful Season Three winner of “American Idol,” blows the doors off the Florence Civic Center with her powerhouse vocals on July 12. Plus, she’s bringing opening act Lyfe Jennings. Tickets ($42-$72) are available at the Florence Civic Center box office, online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

N. Charleston

If “God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise,” Ray LaMontagne will come to the Lowcountry in support of his new album, “Supernova,” on July 16 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $35 to $65.

Songwriting legend John Hiatt and The Combo pairs up with the legendary Robert Cray Band on July 25 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50.

Soul superstar Maxwell unleashes his velvet pipes on his Summer Soulstice Tour on July 29 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $49 to $125.

Crosby, Stills and Nash have been melodiously mixing their harmonious vocals for four decades. The trio will lift those harmonies over the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Aug. 12. Tickets range from $70 to $97.

The Grateful Dead are dead, long live Bob Weir and Ratdog. Weir, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, keeps the legacy “Truckin’” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Aug. 22. Tickets are $49.50.

Christian-rock band, Needtobreathe, take a deep exhale on their Rivers in the Wasteland World Tour at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Sept. 18. Tickets range from $34.50 to $49.50.

He’ll do it with a little help from his friends when Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band perform at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Oct. 15. Ticket prices range from $59 to $250.

On Nov. 8, legendary songwriter John Prine is coming to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center and bringing with him the accomplished Jason Isbell (formerly of the Drive-By Truckers). Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50.

Tickets for all North Charleston Performing Arts Center shows are available via www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

Derrick Bracey, For Weekly Surge

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