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Beyonce -- 1st Mariner Arena on Aug. 8. 410-547-SEAT or


The Whispers, Stephanie Mills, Ruben Studdard -- DAR Constitution Hall in Washington on July 28. Also, "Summer Funk Festival II," starring Chuck Brown, Mother's Finest, and the SOS Band, will be held there Aug. 4. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow. 410-547-SEAT or

Marilyn Manson, Slayer -- Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on July 20. 410-547-SEAT or tick


"Bad Boys of Rock" -- featuring Hinder, Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on Aug. 25. 410-547-SEAT or

"Last of the Breed" -- starring Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price, Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on Sept. 6. 410-547-SEAT or tick

Lissen -- The 9:30 Club in Washington on July 3. 800-955-5566 or

Aimee Mann -- Avalon Theatre in Easton on July 19. 410-547-SEAT or available

Rush -- Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, Va., on June 23. 410-547-SEAT or

Aretha Franklin -- Wolf Trap Barns in Vienna, Va., on July 5. 410-481-6500 or 800-955-5566.

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill -- Verizon Center in Washington on July 7. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmas

Virgin Festival -- featuring the Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Beastie Boys and others, Pimlico Race Course on Aug. 4-5. 410-547-SEAT or


Paetec Jazzfest -- featuring BB King, Boney James, Earth, Wind & Fire and others, Pier Six Pavilion on Aug. 9-11. 410-547-SEAT or