'3 Blonde Moms': Enjoy a night of laughter with 3 Blonde Moms, at 8 p.m. at Bethesda Theatre, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda. With appearances on Comedy Central and Lifetime's Girls Night Out under their belt, Joanie Fagan, Beaumont Bacon and Cathy Ladman have prepared comedy bits on everything ranging from motherhood to mothers-in-law. Tickets are $25-$50. Call 301-657-7827 or go to bethesdatheatre.com.
George Benson: Jazz guitarist and pop/R&B singer George Benson has had a successful, many-sided career. Thursday, he heads to Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave. Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Ledisi will also perform. The music starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40-$85. Call 410-783-4189 or go to piersixpavilion.com.
Summer serenade: A free concert featuring chamber music from Great Britain, with violin, piano, trombone and more, comes to Inscape Theatre at Stevenson University. The music starts at 7:15 p.m. The college is at 1525 Greenspring Valley Road in Stevenson. Call 877-468-6852 or go to stevenson.edu.
Museum anniversary: The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture is celebrating its fourth anniversary with discounted admission and special shows through Sunday. Adult admission is $4, and children younger than 6 get in for free. The museum is at 830 E. Pratt St. Call 443-263-1800 or go to africanamericanculture.org. Space rock: English group Ozric Tentacles bring its far-out brand of instrumental psychedelia to The 8x10. Is it cheesy? Kind of. Gratuitous? Yes, that too. But the band's fan base can be rabid. Tickets are $18. The club is at 8 E. Cross St. Call 410-625-2000 or go to the8x10.com.
Kathy Griffin: Comedy's queen of foul-mouthed, no-holds-barred stand-up comes to Merriweather Post Pavilion. Expect to hear pop culture rants galore. The show starts at 8 p.m. Merriweather is at 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $35-$75. Call 410-715-5550 or go to ticketmaster.com.