A concert on Saturday at the Shamrock , 1724 W. Douglas, is a fundraiser for Carol Horton, wife of RKO Blues guitarist Mike Horton, who has been battling liver cancer for two years. RKO Blues will perform along with the Mike Horton Band, Jimmie Lewin & The Kingtones, the Jukes with Dan Monnat, Clif and Kathy, the Mead Street Blues Band, Fly By Night and more. The event will include auction items and barbecue prepared by the Shamrock. Nonperishable food items also will be collected for the Kansas Food Bank during the event, which starts at 6 p.m. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. For more information, call 316-267-3100,
The Horseshoe Hoedown is a benefit fundraiser for the Flint Hills Therapeutic Riding center, an organization that provides hippotherapy — physical therapy on horseback. It's from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday at Murfin Stables, 143rd Street East and 13th Street. The event will include dinner from Hog Wild Pit BBQ, drinks, dancing, silent and live auctions and music by the Joe Worrel Band. Tickets are $40 apiece or $350 for a table of 10. They may be purchased through the center's office by calling 316-733-8943 or at the door the night of the event.
Bolton still belting
Fresh from his stint on TV's "Dancing With the Stars," pop icon Michael Bolton will perform in Wichita at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. Bolton has made 18 studio albums, including his latest, "One World One Love," and won several Grammy Awards. Tickets for the concert range from $38 to $98, and are available at Select-A-Seat outlets, www.selectaseat.com and employee clubs. To charge by phone, call 316-755-SEAT. For more information, call the Orpheum box office at 316-263-0884.