As we approach the end of summer and look forward to the eventual end to this sweltering heat, it’s a good time to plan for the upcoming music season. A number of concerts are coming up locally.

The Homosassa First United Methodist Church Arts Council is now offering a discounted package for the four concerts they will be sponsoring in the coming months. This includes: The Ditchfield Family Singers,

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Nov. 17; the Z Street Band, Jan. 12; Sideline, Feb. 9; and David Pendleton on March 1.

Individual tickets cost $15 for general admission or $20 for reserved seating. Four-concert package pricing is $50 (general admission) and $70 (reserved seating). Tickets can be purchased by calling the church at 352-628-4083.

At Rock Crusher Pavillion, Hinder will be playing Sept. 14, along with Generator. Hinder is a rock band out of Oklahoma City. Tickets are $25 for advance purchase and $30 at the gate. Joe Nichols is performing Oct. 19. He is an Arkansan who plays classic country music. Tickets for this concert are $28.

Tickets for these events can be purchased at rockcrusherevents.com/event-flyers.

Janet Bostrom is a fan of the local music scene. You can reach her at citruscountymusic@gmail.com.

Entertainment schedule

Friday, Sept. 6

Groove 41, 7-10 p.m., The Blue Gator in Dunnellon

Bottoms Up, 9 p.m., High Octane Saloon in Homosassa

Cajun Dave, 6-10 p.m., Mango Tangos in Homosassa

Palomino Blond, 7 p.m., Marguerita Grill in Homosassa

Heather Lynne, 7:30 p.m., MC Wine Bar in Inverness

Nightstalkers, 7-11 p.m., Mickey’s Bar and Billiards in Crystal River

JoJo Jones and the Jenerators, 5-9 p.m., Nature’s Resort RV Park in Homosassa

Moccasin Slough, 6-10 p.m., Norton’s Riverside Sports Bar & Grill in Crystal River

Cliff Sanders, 6-10 p.m., Pine Street Pub in Inverness

Shawline, 6-10 p.m., The Shed at MacRae’s in Homosassa

Saturday, Sept. 7

4 Play, 7-10 p.m., The Blue Gator in Dunnellon

Doc Finley, 1:30 p.m., Chad Montana, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., High Octane Saloon in Homosassa

Jason Allen Duo, 5 p.m., Jim’s Club 19 in Homosassa

Palomino Blonde, 6-10 p.m., Margarita Breeze in Crystal River

JoJo Jones and Jay Jernigan, 7:30 -10:30 p.m., MC Wine Bar in Inverness

The Joe’s, 7-11 p.m., Mickey’s Bar and Billiards in Crystal River

Big Dave Smith, 6-10 p.m., Monkey Bar at the Riverside Resort in Homosassa

Fred George, 5-9 p.m., Nature’s Resort RV Park in Homosassa

Bottoms Up, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Niko’s Roadhouse in Hernando

R Style, 6-10 p.m., Norton’s Riverside Sports Bar & Grill in Crystal River

Bad Kitty, Old Mill Tavern in Homosassa

Charlie C., 6-10 p.m., The Shed at MacRae’s in Homosassa

Sunday, Sept. 8

The Joes, 5-8 p.m., The Blue Gator in Dunnellon

Remnants, 11-4 p.m., Crystal Harley-Davidson in Homosassa

Cottondale Swamp, 1-5 p.m., High Octane Saloon in Homosassa

JoJo Jones and Jay Jernigan, 2 p.m., Jim’s Club 19 in Homosassa

Buddy Shaw, 3 p.m., Niko’s Roadhouse in Hernando

Walt Whitney, 2-5 p.m., Mango Tangos in Homosassa

Casey Young, 1-5 p.m., Monkey Bar at the Riverside Resort in Homosassa

Kevin Zecker, 6-10 p.m., Norton’s Riverside Sports Bar & Grill in Crystal River

Big Dave, 3-7 p.m., Old Mill Tavern in Homosassa

Palomino Blond, 2-6 p.m., Seagrass Resort in Homosassa

Sarasota Slim, 2-6 p.m., The Shed at MacRae’s in Homosassa

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Casey Young, 6-10 p.m., Lollygaggers in Crystal River

Buddy Shaw, 6-10 p.m., Norton’s Riverside Sports Bar & Grill in Crystal River

Thursday, Sept. 12

Cliff Sanders, 6-9 p.m., The Blue Gator in Dunnellon

JoJo Jones, 7-10 p.m., Clawdaddy’s Bar and Grill in Crystal River

The Mudds, 6-8 p.m., Crew The Bar in Crystal River

Fred George, 5:30-9:30 p.m., The Shed at MacRae’s in Homosassa

Dave Shepard Duo, 6-10 p.m., Norton’s Riverside Sports Bar & Grill in Crystal River

Fred George, 6-10 p.m., The Shed at MacRae’s in Homosassa

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