An update on the concert scene: newly announced shows and ticket availability. For ticket information and purchase, call Ticketmaster at 410-547-SEAT unless otherwise noted.
Annual "Hot August Blues Festival," featuring Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters, Shemekia Copeland, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Anthony Gomes, and the Kelly Bell Band, will be held at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville on Aug. 20. Call 877-321-FEST.
Comedian Bill Maher performs his standup routine at the Warner Theatre in Washington on June 8.
Kevin James, star of The King of Queens, presents his comedy act at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on June 4 and at the Warner Theatre in Washington on June 5.
Comedian Steve Harvey at Constitution Hall on May 7.
Maggie Sansone and Ken Kolodner at the Avalon Theatre in Easton on May 13.
Bruce Springsteen at the Patriot Center on May 14.
Velvet Revolver and Hoobastank at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 21.
Aimee Mann at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., May 23-24. 703-549-7500.