Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band: 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $30, at The Egyptian Theatre box office, 387-1273, or TicketWeb. Opening: The Milk Carton Kids. On sale at 10 a.m. April 26
Brian Regan: Comedian. 8 p.m. Nov. 22, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $45. Select-a-Seat. 7 p.m. Nov. 23, Jensen Grand Concert Hall, Idaho State University, Pocatello. $45, at the Stephens Performing Arts Center box office, (208) 282-3595, and isu.edu/tickets. Both on sale at 10 a.m. April 26
Michael Deeds is the Idaho Statesman’s entertainment columnist and Scene magazine editor. His column runs Fridays and Sundays. He appears on the 6 p.m. broadcast of "Today's 6 News" on Thursdays and hosts a music show, "The Other Studio," from 9-10 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 FM The River.