Capital One Arena, July 1.
Hugh Jackman, star of screen and stage, is going on tour with an orchestra to perform songs from “The Greatest Showman,” “Les Miserables” and possibly some new numbers written for him, too.
Get tickets: Friday at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.
Dead & Company
Jiffy Lube Live, June 26.
John Mayer has fully entrenched himself as a member of Grateful Dead nation, thanks to his role in Dead & Company, which returns to Bristow, Va., next year after skipping the area this past summer.
Get tickets: Saturday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation.
Hootie & the Blowfish
Jiffy Lube Live, July 27; Merriweather Post Pavilion, Aug. 8.
1990s pop-rockers Hootie & the Blowfish will reunite next summer for the “Group Therapy” tour, with Barenaked Ladies opening. The band’s first major tour in more than a decade promises new music and, curiously, includes two stops in the area within a couple of weeks.
Get tickets: Friday at 10 a.m. via Live Nation and Ticketmaster.
The Anthem, Feb. 21.
British singer and in-demand collaborator James Blake released two new tracks this year (“Don’t Miss It” and “If the Car Beside You Moves Ahead”) and will tour next year.
Get tickets: Friday at 10 a.m. via Ticketfly.