Summer is half over, but the nation's theaters, stadiums and "sheds" (outdoor amphitheaters) continue to host top musical performers on tour. Whatever your taste in music, preference in venue size or appetite for ticket price, there's plenty to choose from now until Labor Day.
See also: Summer TV for Grownups.
Here are nine noteworthy tours worth considering as they pass through your area.
He may be the biggest name touring this summer; he booked eight North American shows, including upcoming nights in Chicago and Cincinnati. Don't be surprised if the iconic cute Beatle adds more big appearances to his On the Run tour. McCartney, 69, delivers a generous sampling of his hits with both Wings and that mop-top band he was once part of. Keep the concert going at home with new remastered editions of his 1970 solo debut and innovative follow-up album. — Pilar Olivares/Reuters