June 22-24: Sierra Nevada World Music Festival Earl Zero, Midival Pudits, and Quetzal are among the performers ($35-75). Angels Camp. (415) 472-5550.

June 21-August 30: Summertime, Summer Nights Friday night performances by classic rock performers, including Herman's Hermits, The Coasters, and Gary Puckett (free). Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. (831) 423-5590.

June 22-23: New Orleans by the Bay: Delbert McClinton, The Mahotella Queens, Ben Bonham, and many others. Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000.

June 23: KFOG Summer Picnic Featuring Chris Isaak and Natalie Merchant. Chronicle Pavilion. (925) 363-5701.

July 4-7: High Sierra Music Festival Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Medeski Martin & Wood, Bruce Hornsby, and Leftover Salmon ($38-130). Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds, Quincy. (510) 420-1529.

July 10-14: San Jose International Mariachi Festival Celebrate Mexican culture with family activities, music, food, and vendors (free). Discovery Meadow, downtown San Jose. (408) 928-5564.

July 12-14: Bluegrass Festival Sidesaddle & Co., Wild Oats 'n' Honey, Earthquake Country, and others ($17-55). Bolado Park, Hollister. (831) 479-4634.

July 13-14: Vans Warped Tour: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, NoFX, New Found Glory, Bad Religion, and many others. Piers 30/32, San Francisco.

July 18: MTV2's Smokin' Grooves: Jurassic 5, Truth Hurts, Cee-Lo, and ?uestlove at the Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000.

July 18-21: California World Music Festival Sikh vocalist Dya Singh, Blue House, Conjunto Jardin, and the Reggae stylings of Inner Visions ($20-90). Fairgrounds, Grass Valley. (530) 891-4098.

July 21: Musical Saw Festival Acoustic jam session featuring bluegrass, classical, jazz, country, gospel, and blues music (free). Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton. (831) 335-4484.

July 21: Jazz on the Half Shell Live music, including Brazilian vocalist Lisa Silva. Hog Island oysters and other gourmet foods ($15-18). Dance Palace Community Center, Point Reyes Station. (415) 663-1075.

July 27-August 11: North Beach Jazz Festival Irvin Mayfield, Kermit Ruffins, and others (free-$18). Various locations in North Beach. (415) 267-6943.

July 27: 34th Annual Fujitsu Concord Jazz Festival Jane Monhelt, Nnenna Freelon, Curtis Stigers, and Ernestine Anderson. Chronicle Pavilion at Concord. (925) 363-5701.

July 28: Jeep World Outside Festival: Sheryl Crow, O.A.R, Ziggy Marley, and others. Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000. August 1 at the Chronicle Pavilion at Concord.

August 3: Cher: Living Proof, The Farewell Tour (with Cyndi Lauper) Arena in Oakland. August 4 at the Compaq Center, San Jose. (408) 287-9200.

August 2-4: Reggae on the River Reggae and world music from Dub FX, Mystic, and others on the banks of the Eel River. (Three-day ticket is $100.) French's Camp, Piercy. (707) 923-4583.

August 4-25: Petaluma Summer Music Festival Jazz musician Shane Kelly, world music from Melody of China, Men of Worth Celtic Band, The 2nd Ave. Klezmer Ensemble, and others ($6-40). Cinnabar Theater. (707) 763-8920.

August 7-11: San Jose Jazz Festival Five days of jazz, from salsa to bebop to modern (free). Plaza de Cesar Chavez and other venues. (408) 288-7557.

August 7-25: Music in the Vineyards Chamber music soloists and ensembles perform in winery settings ($25). Napa Valley. (707) 578-5656.

August 9: B.B. King Blues Festival: B.B. King, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, and others. Chronicle Pavilion at Concord. August 10 at Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000.

August 11: Anger Management Tour Eminem, Papa Roach, Ludacris, and others. Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000.

August 14: Area2: Moby, David Bowie, Busta Rhymes, Tiesto, John Digweed, and many more. Shoreline Amphitheater. (650)

August 17: JVC Jazz Festival: Chronicle Pavilion at Concord. (925) 363-5701.

August 22-24: Nadine's Wild Weekend Celebrating Bay Area music at various locations throughout San Francisco. (415) 759-4200.

August 24-25: Cotati Accordion Festival Accordions play Tex-Mex, Irish, jazz, and classical music ($10-18). La Plaza Park. (707) 664-0444.

August 25: Ozzfest 2002 System of a Down, P.O.D., Adema, and others take to the stage. Shoreline Amphitheater. (650) 962-1000.

August 25: Jamgrass 2002 The Sam Bush Band, David Grisman Quintet, and others. Mountain Winery Saratoga.

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