David Gray

Gray will be visiting Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre on July 9 as part of his first UK tour in three years. The tour coincides with the release of his fourth studio album Mutineers. Tickets are £31.71 to £51.06, available from bic.co.uk or 0844 576 3000.

Nigel Kennedy

A “very intimate” evening with Nigel Kennedy is promised when the celebrated violinist appears at The Regent Centre in Christchurch on July 7. Tickets from 01202 499199 or regentcentre.co.uk.

Daryl Hall and John Oates

Returning to the UK after an absence of ten years, this infamous duo will be appearing at the BIC’s Windsor Hall on July 17, performing hits such as Rich Girl, Private Eyes and Maneater.

Tickets, priced £39.55 to £56.50, are available from bic.co.uk or 0844 576 3000.

Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu’s tenth anniversary 2014 Maastricht Concert will be beamed via satellite to the screen at the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne on July 19 as part of a global cinema event.

Tickets are priced £18, £15.50 for concessions, from tivoliwimborne.co.uk or 01202 885566.

Suzanne Vega

American singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega (pictured) returns to the UK with the tour of her eighth studio album Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles. She will appear at the concert hall at Lighthouse, Poole, on July 3 Tickets are priced £37.50 and £27.50 from lighthousepoole.co.uk or 0844 406 8666.

Avenue Q

This entertaining puppet show, described as part flesh, part felt, is leaving the West End and hitting the road on a brand new tour, which takes in the Lighthouse, Poole, from July 7 to 9. Tickets are priced £20.50 and £22.50, from lighthousepoole.co.uk or 0844 406 8666.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is undertaking an open air garden theatre tour of the UK and Ireland, visiting Corfe Castle on July 18 with The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Ticket prices and more information from chapterhouse.org.

Tribute to the Fallen

The branch and band of the Royal British Legion Christchurch, in conjunction with Christchurch Council, are presenting a Military Tattoo on Christchurch Quay on Sunday, July 20 from 12pm. Tribute to the Fallen will consist of local brass and wind bands, choirs and vehicle displays in and around the arena. The afternoon will culminate in a massed band Drumhead Service at 5pm. l