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Art Notes: June 17-20

Call for artists

The Cary Gallery of Artists is seeking artists to join the gallery in August. Applications will be accepted throughout June. For details, go to www.carygalleryofartists.org.

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

A concert by “Weird Al” Yankovic is at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Lawn tickets cost $35 and reserved seating is $45 at boothamphitheatre.com.

‘An Evening of Broadway’

“An Evening of Broadway” is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. For details and tickets, go to boothamphitheatre.com.

Lawn tickets cost $28 in advance and $30 the day of the show, table seats are $30 in advance and $32 the day of the show and tickets for students 13 and older are $15 in advance and $17 the day of the show. Lawn tickets are free for ages 12 and younger. With a military discount, lawn tickets are $20 and table seats are $23.

‘The Music of Harry Potter’

“The Music of Harry Potter” is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. For details and tickets, go to boothamphitheatre.com.

Lawn tickets cost $33 in advance and $35 the day of the show, table seats are $35 in advance and $37 the day of the show and tickets for students 13 and older are $15 in advance and $17 the day of the show. Lawn tickets are free for ages 12 and younger. With a military discount, lawn tickets are $25 and table seats are $28.

N.C. Symphony Summerfest Series

The symphony’s summer series has regular concerts at Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for picnics before the shows and a pre-concert Instrument Zoo. Most concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices vary. Children 12 and younger are admitted free. Tickets can be bought through www.etix.com. For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to www.boothamphitheatre.com or www.ncsymphony.org.

Sertoma Concert Series

Sertoma concert series performances will be on June 26, July 11 and Aug. 8, in Sertoma Amphitheatre at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Acts and times vary. All shows are free and will be held rain or shine. For details, call 919-469-4069.

Summer at the Springs

Holly Springs’ Summer at the Springs series of free concerts continues from 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays through August at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. John Henry performs on June 26, Mystique on July 10, The Southern Grace Band on July 24, GB4 on Aug. 14 and North Tower on Aug. 28. Bring a lawn chair and picnic.

Starlight Concerts

The free concert series will be at 7 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month, through Sept. 25, in the gardens of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. The series features Bluegrass on June 26; Moment’s Notice on July 24; Jamrock on Aug 28; and Craicdown on Sept. 25. Food and lawn chairs are permitted. Alcoholic beverages and pets are not. Call 919-460-4963 for weather updates.

Reception

A reception for “Crossroads,” artwork by J.J. Jiang and students, is from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 26, at the Village Art Circle, 200 S. Academy St., Cary.

Jeff Black and Katelyn Read

Jeff Black and Katelyn Read will play at The Cary at 8 p.m. Friday, June 26, at 122 E. Chatham St. Read appeared on the most recent season of NBC’s “The Voice.” Tickets are $10 for ages 12 and younger, $15 for students 13 and older and $18 to $22.50 for adults at www.etix.com.

28th Annual Patriotic Celebration

The Cary Town Band’s 28th annual Patriotic Celebration, “In Times of Peace,” is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Admission is free.

Fourth of July concert

A Fourth of July celebration with the Cary Town Band, the North Carolina Symphony and fireworks is at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Cary Photographic Artists

An exhibit of photography by Cary Photographic Artists members will be open through Monday, July 6, at Jordan Oaks Retirement Center, 10820 Penny Road, Cary.

Swift Creek

A Swift Creek concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road.

Jim Gaffigan

Comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Lawn tickets are $39.75, reserved seats are $59.75 and reserved table seats are $59.75 at boothamphitheatre.com.

Send Arts Notes to carynews@newsobserver.com.

Coming soon

The following shows are set for Koka Booth Amphitheatre. For details and tickets, go to boothamphitheatre.com.

▪  June 18: “Weird Al” Yankovic

▪  July 18: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings

▪  Aug. 5: Christina Perri, Colbie Caillat and Rachel Platten

▪  Aug. 9: Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion”

▪ Aug. 11: Culture Club

▪  Aug. 12: Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick

▪  Aug. 14: Jim Gaffigan

▪  Sept. 1: Gregg Allman and The Doobie Brothers

▪  Oct. 15: Chris Tomlin Love Ran Red Tour with Rend Collective

Symphony Summerfest

The North Carolina Symphony Summerfest Series includes shows through July 9 with traditional classical music, ’80s tunes, Broadway songs, the music of Harry Potter and the Eagles. They also will perform at the popular, free July 4 concert with fireworks.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with most shows at 7:30 p.m. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.

Ticket prices vary. Go to www.boothamphitheatre.com, www.ncsymphony.org, or call 919-462-2025. Tickets can be bought through www.etix.com.

June 19: An Evening of Broadway

June 20: Symphonic Wizardry featuring the music of Harry Potter

June 27: The Music of the Eagles

July 4: Independence Day concert. The free show includes fireworks. Gates open at 3 p.m.

July 9: The Hot Sardines (The symphony won’t perform at this show)

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