The Music Roundup 24/07/11

Local music news & events

2000s redux: Last year’s successful Summer Gods Tour returns with Third Eye Blind again topping the bill. Yellowcard, with a punk pop sound augmented by electric violin, is the middle band on the show, rounded out by Arizona. Thursday, July 11, 6:30 p.m., BankNH Pavilion, 72 Meadowbrook Lane, Gilford, $33 and up at

Country girl: Summer music on Lake Sunapee continues through August. Coming up is April Cushman, a singer and guitarist with a solid reputation in her home region who will go worldwide when she performs in Denmark this autumn. Upcoming at the bucolic performing space are Madou Sidiki Diabate (July 19), Charlie Chronopoulos (July 26), The Rough and Tumble (Aug. 9) and Ari Hest (Aug. 16). Friday, July 12, 7:30 p.m., The Livery, 58 Main St., Sunapee, $20 at

Hoppy music: Along with the Keep NH Brewing Festival’s many ales and lagers is music, from Taylor Hughes and Whatsername. The latter is a fun alt-rock trio that touches on a range of artists, from Green Day to the White Stripes and Tokio Hotel. Hughes is an engaging singer-songwriter with a growing catalog of original songs along with many well-chosen cover selections. Saturday, July 13, 1 p.m., Everett Arena, 15 Loudon Road, Concord, $50 at

Street fair: A Summer Block Party presented by the Currier Museum has music from Party of the Sun, a psychedelic folk trio that’s informed by Americana traditions. They’ve released a pair of full-length records, and their songs have been on CW’s Charmed, Fox’s Deputy and other shows. The event includes art activities, free admission to the gallery, food trucks and a beer and wine tent. Sunday, July 14, 3 p.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St., Manchester,

Blues summit: Free evening gazebo concerts continue in Henniker with Frankie Boy & The Blues Express performing music that ranges from traditional to modern funk, with a bit of hip-hop on occasion. . Tuesday, July 16, 6 pm., Angela Robinson Bandstand, 57 Main St., Henniker,

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