Feb. 27/COLUMBIA – At the Blue Note. To this day, the connection between fans and the GRAMMY® Award-nominated, gold-certified hard rock outfit only grows stronger. For their twelfth full-length and first release for Rise Records, All I See Is War, the quintet—Lajon Witherspoon [lead vocals], Clint Lowery [lead guitar, backing vocals], John Connolly [rhythm guitar, backing vocals], Vince Hornsby [bass], and Morgan Rose [drums]—did the best thing they could possibly do to combat all of the division in the streets and on social media. They introduce All See Is War with the opener and first single “Dirty.” Pummeling drums and driving distortion underscore a soulful proclamation from Witherspoon as he croons, “I’m no stranger to this thing called war.” The guitars crescendo into an expansive refrain that immediately imprints itself before a hummable solo.Advance tickets are $25, $30 at the door.
March 8-9/LAKE OF THE OZARKS – – Anyone that has ever wished to experience what a Beatles concert felt like and sounded like won’t want to miss the Liverpool Legends when they perform at Main Street Music hall. Hailed as “the complete Beatles experience,” the Liverpool Legends have earned a reputation for being the best Beatles tribute band around. And, unlike most tribute bands, the Legends have a direct link to the original “Fab Four.” Their annual appearance has become one of the most popular winter events at the Lake of the Ozarks. With exacting details, including vintage instruments and special effects, this show takes audiences back in time to when all the world was watching The Beatles. These talented artists flawlessly perform the “Fab Four’s” greatest hits spanning their illustrious career, from their earliest successes with the Merseybeat sound to their groundbreaking songs of the group’s last albums. Wardrobe changes throughout the show represent the different eras of the band’s history and then continue on through the years of the band members’ solo performances as well. >MORE
March 9/KANSAS CITY – 8:30 p.m. at the Ameristar Casino and Hotel. Americancountry music singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor. Signed to RCA Records in 1989, Black’s debut album Killin’ Time produced four straight number one singles on the US Billboard HotCountry Singles & Tracks charts. Black consistently charted hit songs into the 2000s. He has had more than 30 singles on the US Billboard country charts, twenty-two of which have reached number one. Tickets start at $50 and are available at www.Ticketmaster or call 1-800-745-3000.