Patriotism, the Ramones and 'Risky Business' — the best of Baltimore's arts and entertainment scene this week

Dundalk Heritage Festival Plenty of places celebrate the Fourth of July, but the folks in Dundalk go the extra mile, stretching their celebration over three days (and that doesn’t even include the parade on July 4). The red, white and blue-festooned fun runs June 29-July 1 and includes concerts featuring Crack the Sky (8 p.m. June 29), Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil (8 p.m. June 30) and Led Zeppelin tribute band Get The Led Out (8 p.m. July 1), plus two stages of other music, a strolling magician, carnival rides, plenty of food and all sorts of other celebratory stuff. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. June 29, noon-10 p.m. June 30 and July 1 at Dundalk Heritage Park, 2717 Playfield St. $8 daily, free for kids under 12. dundalkheritagefair.com.

Kip Moore WPOC’s Hot Country Nights presents an evening with one of Georgia’s finest. Also on the bill: Tenille Townes and Kenton Bryant. 7:30 p.m. June 30 at Power Plant Live, 34 Market Place. $20-$30. powerplantlive.com.

International Gem & Jewelry Show “America’s Jewelry Marketplace” comes to the Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road in Timonium. With jewelry-beading classes, jewelry-buying lectures and plenty of chances to buy some really beautiful stuff. Noon-6 p.m. June 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 1. $6-$8. intergem.com.

Hal Ketchum With a repertoire that includes such hits as “Small Town Saturday Night,” “Past the Point of Rescue” and “Hearts Are Gonna Roll,” you know you’re in for a good evening. 8 p.m. June 28 at the Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. in Highlandtown. $34-$42. creativealliance.org.

Black Composers Forum It’s all about the blues, as WEAA’s Doc Manning moderates an evening that includes poetry from Shane Cromwell and music from Mike Gary on guitar, Herman Burney on bass, PJ Morgan on piano and Eric Kennedy on drums, on June 24. 6 p.m. discussion, 7 p.m. performance at An die Musik, 409 N. Charles St. $10-$18. andiemusiklive.com.

Ramones Tribute Night Sadly, the original Ramones are all gone now. But their music remains, as unstoppable as ever. Music from Mike Moran’s 100% Original Cover Band, The Ramaniacs, Tombtaker, Thee Lexington Arrows and DJ Pancakes. Gabba Gabba Hey! 7 p.m. June 27 at the Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. $10-$12. theottobar.com.

TV Girl This trio once described their music as something “you can sing along to, but wouldn't sing around your parents.” What more of a recommendation do you need? Also on the bill: Infinity Crush and AxixA. 9 p.m. June 28 at Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St. $12. themetrogallery.net.

‘Risky Business’ The movie that made Tom Cruise a star, and singing Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock & Roll” in your underwear a thing. An ’80s classic, with Rebecca De Mornay a revelation as the prostitute who gives Cruise’s character some hard-edged life lessons. How could this movie have been released 35 years ago? 7:30 p.m. June 27, 10 a.m. July 1, 1 p.m. July 2 and 9:30 p.m. July 3 at The Senator, 5904 York Road. $7-$10. thesenatortheatre.com.

Steve Miller and Peter Frampton Frampton Comes Alive once again (as he has been since that gazillion-selling album came out in 1976), while Miller and the boys Fly Like an Eagle. Just like a summer night back in the late ’70s. 7 p.m. June 24 at MECU Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave. $35.50-$121. livenation.com.

‘We Are Women: An Operatic Evening of Arias and Duets’ Baltimore’s own Natalie Conte and Jennifer Blades (with Patti Amato on baby grand) perform selections from “Norma,” “The Tales of Hoffmann,” “Aida,” “Samson et Dalila” and “Cavalleria Rusticana.” 6 p.m. June 29 at Cabaret at Germano’s, 300 S. High St. $15. germanospiattini.com.

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