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fin­isher and coun­try singer Josh Gracin, and al­ter­na­tive band Ku­lik, fronted by Schuylkill County na­tive Ja­cob Kulick.

The rain-or-shine event will have food and wine for sale. Park­ing is free. All ages; 21 to drink al­co­hol. Noon Satur­day, Blue Ridge Win­ery, 239 Blue Ridge Road, Say­lors­burg. Tick­ets: $40 lawn seat­ing (bring blan­kets and chairs); $100 VIP with back stage pa­tio and two drinks, www .blueridgee­statewin­ Richie Ra­mone wasn’t the orig­i­nal drum­mer for sem­i­nal punk rock group The Ra­mones, and his en­tire stint in the band lasted less than four years be­tween Marky Ra­mone’s two turns.

But in his 4 years in the band, he had ar­guably the most im­pact of any drum­mer. The speed of his play­ing helped the group evolve, and he was the only drum­mer to write songs recorded by The Ra­mones (in­clud­ing the fa­mil­iar “Some­body Put Some­thing in My Drink”) and the only one to to sing lead vo­cals, on the song “Can’t Say Any­thing Nice.”

With all The Ra­mones’ orig­i­nal play­ers dead, Richie Ra­mone’s shows are among the few op­por­tu­ni­ties to hear the band’s mu­sic played live by a for­mer mem­ber.

7 p.m. Fri­day, withe Ten­der Beats, Scar­let Moon, PHLPHR and Blind Choice, OneCen­treSquare, 1 Cen­tre Square, Eas­ton. Tick­ets: $15 gen­eral ad­mis­sion, www.OneCen­tre Square. Bri­tish reg­gae band UB40 in its nearly 40-year record­ing ca­reer has re­leased 20 stu­dio al­bums, 11 of which hit the

Top 10 on the U.K. charts.

But in the United States, its pop­u­lar­ity is based largely on its 1983 plat­inum al­bum “Labour of Love” and that disc’s No.1 hit “Red Red Wine,” then a 1985 Top 30 hit cov­er­ing Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe.” A decade later, it had a sec­ond No. 1 with a cover of Elvis’ “Can’t Help Fall­ing in Love,” from the movie “Sliver.” Singer/rap­per Shaggy had a sim­i­lar ex­pe­ri­ence, top­ping the U.S. charts in 2000 with his six-times-plat­inum al­bum “Hot Shot” and its No. 1 hits “It Wasn’t Me” and “An­gel.” But he hasn’t had a chart­ing sin­gle since.

But both re­main com­pelling per­form­ers able to de­liver their hits. This ver­sion of UB40 has orig­i­nal lead singer Ali Camp­bell and drum­mer Astro.

8 p.m. Tues­day, Franklin Mu­sic Hall, 421 N. 7th St., Philadel­phia. Tick­ets: $49.50 adv., $55 day of show, www.bow­eryp­re­, 800-745-3000.


Bet­ter Than Ezra singer/ gui­tarist Kevin Grif­fin will play at Blue Ridge Win­ery’s Blue Ridge Live! on Satur­day

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