Big names in the summer concert lineup

  • By Jackson Holtz Herald Writer
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012 3:49pm
  • LifeGo-See-Do

Ringo Starr and The Beach Boys are among the big-name acts planning to swing through the region this summer.

The Beach Boys will be playing at Chateau Ste. Michelle, where other acts this summer include Starr; Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Ranchers with Emmylou Harris; Bonnie Raitt with Mavis Staples; and Crosby, Stills &Nash.

k.d. lang, Ziggy Marley and Pink Martini are coming to the Woodland Park Zoo.

Country’s Gary Allan and local favorites Spike &The Impalers have been added to the impressive lineup at the Tulalip Amphitheatre.

Start making summer music plans now. Here’s a list of the concerts announced in the past week:

Tulalip Amphitheatre:

• Country star Gary Allan. July 21, $35 to $65.

• Spike and the Impalers. July 28, $10 to $40.

• Darius Rucker, of Hootie and the Blowfish fame. Aug. 5, $35 to $65.

• Buddy Guy &Jonny Lang, rock’s best. Aug. 16, $35 to $65.

• Foreigner, power rock. Aug. 25, $25 to $55.

• Joe Walsh, the Eagles’ guitarist and singer. Aug. 30, $35 to $65.

Concerts start at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale now at or at the Tulalip Resort Casino.

Chateau Ste. Michelle:

• John Fogerty: The CCR singer and guitarist. June 16, $45 or $69.50.

• The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue: Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald team up. July 6, $50 or $80.

• Steve Miller Band: “Space Cowboy” and other hits. July 7, $49 or $89.

• The Beach Boys: Celebrating summer and 50 years. July 13, $69.50 or $125.

• Ringo Starr: And his All Starr Band. July 14, $57.50 or $99.50.

• Lyle Lovett &His Large Band: The “Cowboy Man” himself. July 15, $47.50 or $77.50.

• Earth, Wind &Fire: See a “Shining Star.” July 20, $50.50 or $100.50.

• Chris Issak: With Shawn Colvin. July 22, $45 or $69.50.

• Steve Martin &the Steep Canyon Rangers with Emmylou Harris: Martin trades in jokes for his banjo. July 24, $49.50 or $79.50.

• Alison Kraus and Union Station: The sweetest of voices with Jerry Douglas. Aug. 4, $45 or $65.

• Diana Krall with Denzal Sinclaire: A dominating singer. Sept. 1, $49.50 or $99.50.

• Blondie &Devo: Debbie Harry and “Whip It.” Sept. 7, $49.50 or $95.

• Bonnie Raitt with Mavis Staples: Two nights. Sept. 8 and 9, $50 or $80.

• Crosby, Stills &Nash: Still harmonizing. Sept. 14, $50.50 and $80.50.

• Chicago: Rock with horns. Sept. 15, $49.50 or $89.50.

• Huey Lewis and the News: Sept. 16, $45 or $65.

All shows start at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the winery, or 800-745-3000.

Zoo Tunes at Woodland Park Zoo:

• Leo Kottke and Jake Shimabukuro: Guitar and ukulele experts. June 27, $24.

• k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang: Pop goes country. July 3, $38.

• Grace Potter &The Nocturnals: New England rock. July 18, $22.

• Ziggy Marley: Reggae. July 19, $28.

• Los Lobos and Steve Earle and the Dukes: Latin and New Orleans rock. Aug. 1, $28.

• The Johnny Clegg Band and Ladysmith Black Mambazo: African rhythms. Aug. 5, $28.

• Melissa Etheridge: Rock ‘n’ roll. Aug. 12, $39.50.

• Pink Martini: Big band swing. Aug. 15 and 16, $34.

• Trombone Shorty &Orleans Avenue and Robert Randolph &the Family Band: A bit of Bourbon Street. Aug. 22, $26.

• Rosanne Cash and Madeleine Peyroux: Two great voices. Aug. 29, $26.

All concerts begin at 6 p.m. Tickets on sale today at

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