In the county
Unforgettable: A Tribute to Nat King Cole
Synopsis: The Eric Byrd Trio is joined by Carey Smith for a night of music paying homage to the legendary jazz musician.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster
Admission: $14 for adults, $12 for Carroll County Arts Council members, students and seniors
Information: 410-848-7272 or http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org
In the region
Beach Boys 50th anniversary tour
Synopsis: Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnson and David Marks perform Beach Boys classics as their national tour stops in Columbia.
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Information: 877-435-9849 or http://www.merriweathermusic.com
Dave Matthews Band 2012 tour
Synopsis: After a one year break from the road, Dave Matthews Band is back on the road this summer and is destined for Howard County.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jiffy Lube Live
Synopsis: Yes! Yes! Yes! World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Daniel Bryan and his trademark "yes" catchphrase will be in the ring for a taping of "Smackdown." John Cena will face the Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a handicap match.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore
Information: 410-347-2020 or http://www.baltimorearena.com