CAPE COD Flak-jacketed journalist Sebastian Junger conducts the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra on August 4 (Hyannis Village Green; 408/362-0066). Watch out for flying batons.
NEWPORT, RI Three days of music, from crooner Tony Bennett to the 14-piece Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra (Fort Stage, Fort Adams State Park, August 9—11; 401/847-3700).
ASPEN Catch the tail end of the Aspen Music Festival as the Aspen Festival Orchestra plays Ravel's Daphnis et Chloë (Benedict Music Tent, August 18; 970/925-9042).
NAPA Dave Brubeck and Etta James wrap up the Robert Mondavi Winery Summer Festival on August 3 and
10 (888/766-6328). Taste-test the latest Sauvignon Blanc to the strains of Bach and Schubert, weekends at Music in the Vineyards (707/258-5559).