Concert Calendar: Bon Jovi, Tennis, Rooney
Sunday, February 27, Verizon Center ($19.50-$149.50), 6:30 p.m. doors
JBJ and company welcome you to “An evening with Bon Jovi.” For about twenty bucks, you can bring the kids too. Look forward to pending a couple hours looking down from the Verizon Center Penthaus waiting for the band to play “Livin’ on a Prayer.” Last year, Bon Jovi’s “Circle Tour” was the highest grossing tour of 2010.
Tennis w/La Sera, Holiday Shores
Saturday, March 5, Rock N Roll Hotel ($12), 8 p.m. doors
No, it’s not a sports-themed dance night. Tennis is an indie rock duo from Denver who’ve been scoring points with reviewers acorss the interwebs. The Voice‘s own Luke Howley reviewed their debut album Cape Dory this January. Something about a sailboat?
Rooney w/Eisley, The Old Ceremony
TONIGHT, February 18, Rock N Roll Hotel ($16), 7 p.m. doors
Rooney was a band that toured with Weezer, The Strokes, some other folks. They’re still around. They had some good songs. Come relive the early 2000s garage-rock revival years. It’s the least you can do.
Wanda Jackson w/The Lustre Kings
Friday, February 25, 9:30 Club ($20), 10 p.m. doors
Wanda Jackson, “The Queen of Rockabilly,” has receieved praise for her new album The Party Ain’t Over which was produced by Jack White. At a ripe 73 years old, Jackson clearly still has an extraordinary amount of energy in her. Put on your cowboy boots and check it out.
Saturday, February 26, 9:30 Club ($15), 7 p.m. doors
Jonathon Richman was the lead singer of The Modern Lovers, a band that had a major influence on the development of punk rock in the 70s. Since their break-up, Richman has been perfecting his own brand of acoustic. This one is sure to