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Before the picks, a moment of silence for Bo Diddley…and a very special video:


Tonight: The Nitty-Gritty Dirt Band with Poco at Wolf Trap; James McMurtry (son of Larry) at Birchmere Music Hall; Manhattan Transfer at the Kennedy Center; T.I. at Love; Yell County with Julie Ocean and the City Veins at Iota.

Saturday: moe and Rusted Root at Wolf Trap; Chuck Brown with Midnight Starat the Carter Barron Amphitheatre; Jakob Dylan with Luke Brindley at the 9:30 Club.

Sunday: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers at Nissan Pavilion; The Wailers at the Belmont Country Club; The Cool Kids at the Black Cat.

And this week’s video: the Cool Kids on “Black Mags.”