Pat Benatar and Deborah Harry, two great female rock singers, will share a bill when Benatar’s group and Blondie perform Aug. 7, 2009 at Musikfest’s RiverPlace.

Benatar is celebrating the 30th anniversary of her first album, ”In the Heat of the Night,” which included her first hit, ”Heartbreaker.” Trained as an opera singer, she’s added her soaring, lashing voice to such rock arias as ”Shadows of the Night,” ”Hell Is for Children” and ”Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” the latter a top-tier song for ”Guitar Hero 3.”

Deborah Harry’s edgy, hip voice and cool, model-like looks have helped make Blondie a great band for four decades. Harry has dipped into new wave (”Call Me”), pop-calypso (”The Tide Is High”) and hardcore-melodic rap (”Rapture”).

In 2006 Blondie entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Last year the band released an expanded CD/DVD 30th-anniversary version of the album ”Parallel Lines.” The two won’t share stage time however, Benatar will go on last. Opening will be The Donnas, a quartet of rockin women.

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