Week ahead

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08/28/2014 1:55 PM

Theater

‘River City’

Wed 9.3 7:30 p.m. (and through Sept. 20). 650 E. Stonewall St. $26-31. www.atcharlotte.org.

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte does the world premiere of Diana Grisanti’s play about a woman who goes back to her old Kentucky home to uncover racial secrets.

Music

Jason Aldean

Fri 9.5 7:30 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $41.02-$76.02. www.ticketmaster.com.

The country singer behind hits like “Dirt Road Anthem” and “Take a Little Ride” stops for a concert in the hometown of his girlfriend, Brittany Kerr. With Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr.

Theater

‘Footloose’

Fri 9.5 8 p.m. (and through Sept. 21). 500 Queens Road. $27. www.carolinatix.org.

Theatre Charlotte opens its season with the Tom Snow-Dean Pitchford musical about a brash city boy who shakes up a small-town preacher’s daughter.

Music

Weenie Roast ’14

Sat 9.6 12:30 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $32.51-$91.84. www.livenation.com.

Weezer headlines 106.5 The End’s annual rock festival; the bill also includes Foster the People, Fitz & The Tantrums, Fuel, Foxy Shazam, Big Data, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, The Pretty Reckless and more.

Comedy

Dick Gregory and

Paul Mooney

Sun 9.7 7:30 p.m. McGlohon Theater, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. $65 until Aug. 31, then $80.

www.carolinatix.org.

Two trenchant black comedy pioneers from the 1950s and ’60s team up for an evening titled “Laughter and Education.”

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