Charlie Wilson -- Rams Head Live / Celebrated funk and R&B; singer Charlie Wilson performs at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, Wednesday night at 8:30. Also be sure to catch Wilson's opening act, Abenaa, whose latest effort is the thoughtful, spare Tuesday's Child. Tickets are $25 in advance and $29 at the door. For more information, call 410-244-1131 or visit ramsheadlive.com.
Regina Spektor -- 9:30 Club / Regina Spektor plays the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W. in Washington, Sunday night at 7:30. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 800-955-5566 or visit 930.com.
Phil Vassar -- Rams Head Live / Country star Phil Vassar appears at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, tomorrow night at 9. Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 on the day of the show. For more information, call 410-244-1131 or visit ramsheadlive.com.
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The Dave Matthews Band -- plays Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, Va., on June 24. Also, Def Leppard, along with Journey, is there July 7. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.
WMZQfest, starring Gretchen Wilson, Trace Adkins, Mark Wills and Blaine Larsen, -- will be held at Nissan Pavilion on May 13. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.
James Brown -- performs at Rams Head Live on May 29. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.
Lisa Lampanelli -- at the Recher Theatre in Towson on April 21. 410-337-7210 or 410-547-SEAT or rechertheatre.com.
Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary -- at 1st Mariner Arena on April 23. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.
Melissa Manchester -- at the Avalon Theatre in Easton on April 25. 410-547-SEAT.
Four Bitchin Babes -- at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., on April 28. 703-549-7500 or birchmere.com.
Anthony Hamilton and Heather Headley -- at Constitution Hall in Washington on May 5. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.
Tony Bennett -- at the Hippodrome Theatre on May 6. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.
The Bacon Brothers -- at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on May 18. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.
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