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Gettysburg country concert, "Grown Ups 2" among Pop Essentials for this week

Main event
150th Gettysburg Country Music Tribute: Thunder in the Sky
The word: A huge country music concert is in store this weekend featuring Sarah Darling, Emerson Drive and Craig Morgan Friday and Brittany Opperman, Brett Eldredge, Craig Campbell and Montgomery Gentry Saturday. Fireworks follow in both nights.
Details: Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Music begins at 6 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday. 1085 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, Pa. $29 for one-day tickets and $49 for two-day tickets.

Hot ticket
Zac Brown Band in concert
The word: The Zac Brown Band, one of country music's hottest bands, is returning to the region in the fall for one of the last major outdoor concerts of the season.
Details: Concert is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Tickets go on sale Friday. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow, Va. $29.50-68.50. http://www.livenation.com.

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Big premiere
'Grown Ups 2'
The word: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade are back in one of the most anticipated comedies of this year's summer release schedule.
Details: Movie premieres Friday. Viewing times are 11:40 a.m., 2:20, 5, 7:40 and 10:20 p.m. at Regal Westminster 9, 400 N. Center St., Westminster. 410- 857-1422.

Dropping
Matt Nathanson "Last of the Great Pretenders"
The word: Folk-rocker Nathanson is releasing his first album in two years next week. The first single, "Mission Bells" has already been released.
Details: "Last of the Great Pretenders" drops Tuesday. It retails for $10 on Amazon.com.

Couch potato
'Big Brother 15'
The word: Yep. This reality competition is still around. The new season fills up time slots for three nights on CBS' summer schedule.
Details: "Big Brother" airs at 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 p.m. Thursdays and 8 p.m. Sundays on CBS. The local CBS affiliate is WJZ 13.

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