Tickets on sale for:

August 14, 2008

B.B. King

8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1

The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown

Tickets cost $59.50 to $99.50. Tickets go on sale via phone and in person at the box office at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18. They will go on sale online shortly after that. Ticket prices include service fee.

The King of the Blues returns to The Maryland Theatre. King last performed at the theater in 1993.

For tickets, call 301-790-2000, stop by the theater box office or go to

Maryland Symphony Orchestra 2008-09 season

The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown

Tickets go on sale online only at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, and via phone or in person at the box office at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18. Ticket costs vary.

For tickets, go to the Maryland Symphony box office at 30 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown; call 301-797-4000; or go to


Upcoming shows include:

o Pops concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, featuring music from the 1930s. Tickets cost $12 to $83.

o The holiday concert with Hagerstown Choral Arts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. Tickets cost $12 to $22.

o MasterWorks V with the Hood College Choir at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 25, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, includes Gustav Holst's "The Planets" with computer-generated animation of the solar system and John Williams' "Star Wars Theme." Individual MSO MasterWorks concerts cost $12 to $83.

There is a $3-per-ticket fee for advance tickets.

Weinberg Center for the Arts 2008-09 season

Weinberg Center 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md.

For tickets, call 301-600-2828 or go to

Tickets for this season's shows go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15.

Upcoming shows include:

o The Del McCoury Band playing bluegrass at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. Tickets cost $25 to $35.

o Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys play bluegrass and traditional mountain music at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets cost $20 to $30.

o Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band at 8 p.m. March 7. Tickets are $20 to $30.

o Country singer Kathy Mattea at 8 p.m. May 9. Tickets are $25 to $35.

There is a $5-per-order fee for online or phone orders and an additional per-ticket fee for online orders.

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