Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (June 28-July 4)

Melissa Etheridge

The summer concert season continues to roll along this weekend with events far and wide. Our weekly preview “Six Picks” has the details.

Melissa Etheridge Saturday at Indian Ranch (Webster, Ma)

Grammy and Academy Award winner and political activist Melissa Etheridge returns to Indian Ranch in Webster, MA Saturday. Best known for hits “Come to my Window” and “Bring Me Some Water,” she continues to record and recently released her 14th studio album, The Medicine Room. Show Details here.

Local Show of the Week: Forever Young Saturday at Assembly Theatre (Harrisville)

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One of the best Neil Young Tribute bands anywhere is RI-based Forever Young. Made up of local musicians John Fuzek, Amy Bedard, Dan Lilly, Sean Finnerty, Gary St. Germaine and Pete Vendettuoli, the band covers Young classic and deeper cuts. Don’t miss them! Details here.

Jonathan Richman and Tommy Larkins Saturday at Greenwich Odeum (East Greenwich)

The “Live on Stage” series returns to the Greenwich Odeum Saturday night with the incomparable Johnathan Richman. Noted for his 1972 hit “Roadrunner” (“I’m in love with Massachusetts”), Richmond formed the The Modern Lovers and continues to tour well into the 21st century. Details here.

Rockin’ Around PVD – Check out these shows in the Providence area this weekend!

Yes, Asia and Carl Palmer’s ELP Sunday at Bold Point Park (East Providence). Details here.

Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas Friday at Nick A Nees (Providence). Details here.

Sweet Dreams, Tall Teenagers and Joy Boys Friday at Columbus Theatre. Details here.