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.
"Pride & Praise," a gospel concert featuring the cast, crew and orchestra members of Disney's The Lion King, currently in production at the Hippodrome Theatre, will be held at Coppin State University's James Weldon Johnson Auditorium Aug. 15 and 22. Call 410-951-3400, 410-951-3932 or 410-951-3838.
Gwen Stefani, along with the Black Eyed Peas, will perform at George Mason University's Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 5. Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.
Nine Inch Nails takes the stage at the MCI Center in Washington on Nov. 2.
Debby Boone performs at the Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Sept. 22. Call 410-268-4545.
Widespread Panic and Cracker at Nissan Pavilion July 30.
Teena Marie at Constitution Hall on Aug. 6.
Clay Aiken at Wolf Trap on Aug. 8. 410-481-6500 or 800-955-5566.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at Rams Head Live in Baltimore Aug. 9. 410-244-1131.
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 at Oregon Ridge Park on Aug. 20. 877-321-FEST.
Hilary Duff at 1st Mariner Arean on Aug. 27.