Sea Shell shows
Check out this week’s nightly concerts at the Sea Shell Stage on Ocean Boulevard in Hampton. Shows are all ages, and there are two each night. Unless otherwise noted, the first is from 7 to 8 p.m., and the second is from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Coming up this week:
Thursday, July 12 (last day of Country Music Week):
12-2:30 p.m.: Timmy Brown
3:30-6 p.m. AJ Gatio
6-7 p.m.: Line Dance Instruction
7-8 p.m.: Jullian Cardarelli
8:30-9:30 p.m.: William Michael Morgan
Friday, July 13: Mark Shelton – Elvis Show – Captain Radical
Saturday, July 14: George Hosker – 1-3 p.m., Dirty Water Brass Band – 7-9:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 15: Lee Lewis and the Doo Wop All-Stars
Monday, July 16: The Apathotics
Tuesday, July 17: Mike & Me – The Vic Paul Show
Wednesday, July 18: Salem BOYZ – Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll
Fun for the kids
Explore the Ocean World and try out a Touch Tank on Tuesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lane Memorial Library in Hampton. Learn about local ocean creatures and visit some in the Touch Tank. Then, on Wednesday, July 18, at 10 am join Judy Pancoast for a concert at the library. The kids will help Judy turn one of their own ideas into a short, memorable and melodic song. Finally, the One for the Books 1 Miler Family Fun Run is Thursday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Race participants can register online at gsrs.com/event/3574. Adults 17 and older $10. Youth 16 and under are free. All ages and abilities are invited to participate!
All about love
Outcast Productions presents Emotion without Name, an evening of original plays and music based on the themes of love and companionship, at the Players’ Ring Theatre (105 Marcy St., Portsmouth) July 6 through July 15. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m., and Sunday at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $14 for general admission and $12 for students and seniors. Visit playersring.org.
Music at the Casino Ballroom
Michael Franti & Spearhead bring a blend of hip-hop, funk, reggae, jazz, folk and rock to the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Tuesday, July 17, at 8 p.m. for the band’s Stay Human Tour. The following night, bluegrass lovers will enjoy Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers with Los Lobos, playing Wednesday, July 18, at 8 p.m. For tickets and a full event listing, visit casinoballroom.com.