Bonnie Raitt

After taking a hiatus from recording and touring to recharge after a few tough years, Bonnie Raitt has come back strong with her 19th album, “Slipstream,” which offers something a little different from the blues singer. The 10-time Grammy winner, who Rolling Stone named one of the “100 Greatest Singers of All Time,” is back on the road, touring behind her latest album. Irish singer-songwriter Danny Ellis, who’s on tour behind his new album “Rest Yourself,” will open for Raitt.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $60.50-$80.50

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Jason Aldean

American country music singer Jason Aldean has been on a steady climb, going multi-platinum and having nine of his singles reaching No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs charts. With hits such as “She’s Country,” “Big Green Tractor,” “Dirt Road Anthem” and “Take a Little Ride,” the Country Music Association Award and Academy of Country Music Award winner is currently on his Night Train Tour, with special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett. Children ages 2 and older will require a ticket.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $28.75-$54.75

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NPC Junior USA Body Building and Bikini Championships

Check out some of the fittest folks around at the 2013 NPC Junior USA Body Building and Bikini Championships. Competitors will vie for a spot in the night’s finals in categories that include fitness routines, women’s bodybuilding, men’s bodybuilding, men’s physique, women’s physique, fitness two piece, figure and bikini.

When: Saturday; prejudging begins at 8:30 a.m. with finals beginning at 6 p.m.

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $30 for prejudging, $50-$70 for finals

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Charleston Beer Garden

Inspired by the festive biergartens of Germany, Brittlebank Park will be transformed into a pop-up beer garden for the day. Put on by The Gusto Group and presented by Craft Beer Exchange at Sunoco, the second event will feature more than 30 craft brews from the Palmetto state and beyond, including Holy City Brewing, Palmetto Brewing Co., Dogfish Head, Sierra Nevada, Goose Island and more. Beers will be available in sample, steins or growler sizes. Live music will be performed by A Thousand Horses, The Royal Tinfoil, Wadata, Jordan Igoe and Will Hastings. Attendees will receive a commemorative festival stein, admission into beer school classes, the Homebrewers Village and the Beer Olympic Games.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Brittlebank Park, off Lockwood Boulevard

Price: $25-$50; designated driver tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance

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First Flush Festeaval

Billing itself as “America’s only tea garden,” Charleston Tea Plantation celebrates the start of the year’s harvest with the annual First Flush Festeaval. In its seventh year, the festival features a day of live music, food trucks, vendors, a kid’s area and more. Musical acts slated to perform include The Luke Cunningham Band, Tyler Boone, Stop Light Observation, Quincy Mumford, Sun Dried Vibes, Gas Light Street, The Executives, South Street, Annalise Morelli, Samantha Kirshtein and Southwood. Pets and coolers should be left at home.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday; doors open at 1 p.m.

Where: Charleston Tea Plantation, 6617 Maybank Highway, Wadmalaw Island

Price: $25-$50; kids 10 and under get in free

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