This Week in Boston (8/12-8/18)

By on August 12, 2013 in , , ,

Even though the summer is winding down, the festivities in Boston are just beginning! The week ahead is packed with different and exciting concerts, shows, and sporting events.

The Backstreet Boys are back in action! The popular boy band will kick things off on Monday night as they perform at the Bank of America Pavilion. The concert begins at 6:00 pm.

Ozzy Osbourne and his band, Black Sabbath, will also be performing on Monday night. The concert will stat at 7:30 pm at the Comcast Center.

The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will begin on Wednesday at 2:00 pm at the Comcast Center.

The Broadway musical, Wicked, will have various shows beginning on Wednesday. All show times and tickets can be found here.

The popular country band, Zac Brown Band, will be performing at the Comcast Center on Thursday and Friday. Both concerts begin at 7:30 pm. Don’t miss the band’s hit single, “Chicken Fried”, along with many more great songs!

If you want a laugh or two, check out stand-up comedian Ron White’s show at the Cape Cod Melody Tent on Thursday beginning at 8:00 pm. White will also have a show on Friday at 8:00 pm at the South Shore Music Circus.

Another stand-up comedian, Joe Rogan, will be performing at the Wilbur Theatre on Friday beginning at 10:00 pm. Rogan is sure to put on a hilarious show.

American rock group, We the Kings, will be performing on Friday night at the House of Blues. The concert will begin at 7:00 pm.

The Boston Red Sox will welcome Alex Rodriguez and their rivals, the New York Yankees, to Fenway Park beginning on Friday night. The Yankees are fighting for a playoff spot, while the Sox look to remain in first place atop the AL East. Tickets can be found here!

Football is back! The New England Patriots will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a preseason exhibition on Friday night. The Patriots are 1-0 in the preseason following a win against the Philadelphia Eagles last week.

The Beach Boys will be performing at the Cape Cod Melody Tent on Saturday afternoon at 3: 30 pm. They will then travel to the South Shore Music Circus to perform again at 8:00 pm.

It’s fight week in Boston! On Saturday, UFC star Chael Shogun will take on Shogun Rua at the TD Garden. The fight will begin at 4:30 pm. Tickets here!

Also on Saturday, John Mayer will be performing at the Comcast Center at 7:00 pm.

To conclude the busy weekend in the Boston area, Matchbox Twenty and the Goo Goo Dolls will be performing Sunday at the Comcast Center. The concert starts at 7:30 pm.

 

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