If you want to check out some stellar guitar work in the Granite State in the next week, here are three top options:
• Blues-blazing guitarist Ana Popovic headlines a show with Magic Dick (harmonica player of J. Geils Band fame) and vocalist and guitarist Shun Ng at the Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Popovic’s latest album was produced by Grammy Award winner Keb Mo and features guest stints by him, along with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Robben Ford.
Tickets are $39 to $45. For information, call 536-2551 or visit flyingmonkeynh.com.
• Nils Lofgren, most known for his long-running work with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, takes over Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A St., Derry, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Tickets are $50 to $70. For details, call 437-5100 or visit tupelomusichall.com.
• Pat Metheny, whose jazz-inflected work has netted him an astounding 20 Grammys over the years, will play a 7:30 p.m. show Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Lebanon Opera House. Tickets are $45 to $65. For details, visit lebanonoperahouse.org or call 448-0400.
JULIA ANN WEEKES/ NH Weekend Editor