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Published Mon, Jul 30, 2012 07:08 AM
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The Allman Brothers Band will perform this week in the Triangle. Getty Images

Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent

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CHICAGO AND THE DOOBIE BROTHERS: If you need meaning in your life, maybe you can find it on Thursday at the Creek when classic rock's Chicago takes stage. I mean, let's face it, if the crooners can give the karate kid the 'glory of love,' who knows what they can do for you. With the Doobie Brothers. Bonus. Where: Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek, Raleigh. When: Sunday, 7 p.m. $15-$145 | Tickets

CHICAGO: Christie Brinkley has fallen ill so Bianca Marroquin fills in as Roxie Hart in the Broadway smash hit at DPAC. Where: Durham Performing Arts Center. When: Tue. through Sun., times and prices vary. | More info

THE FESTIVAL OF CHEESE: Sounds kinda cheesy, doesn't it? Precisely. Get your curds and whey on as the American Cheese Society hosts its annual fromage fest — with some 1600-plush artisan, farmstead and specialty cheeses. That's a lot of mold, yo. Wash it down with wine and craft beer, or supplement it with a few sides of other food samples, like bacon, of course. Where: Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh. When: Saturday, 7 p.m. $55 - unlimited food and beverage samples. Cash bar also available. | More info

LYNYRD SKYNYRD AND THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND: You've been dying to yell 'Play some Skynyrd!' for so long. We know. Now's your chance. Just try not to yell it while the Allman Brothers are onstage... Where: Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek, Raleigh. When: Saturday, 7 p.m. $16-$126. | More info

CrownBEAT: What better way to get you all hopped up for football season than some good ole marching-band mayhem. Find a bleacher at Durham County Stadium as eight world-class drum and bugle corps go head to head in the classic marching match, including finalists from 2011 DCI World Championships. Wait? Is that the sound of drumline getting cooler? Where: Durham County Stadium, Durham. When: Monday, 7 p.m. $18-$35. | More info

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