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.
The quintessential sensitive singer-songwriter from the 1970's, Browne will highlight his still smooth-as-silk voice and personal lyrics in a summer-long solo acoustic tour. And he will reunite with old friends Bonnie Raitt and Crosby, Stills and Nash — among others — in Mountain View, Calif., August 7 for a benefit show supporting disaster relief efforts in Japan, and non-nuclear groups world wide. — Shahar Azran/WireImage/Getty Images