Music News & Reviews

Pink Ribbon concert

Natasha Bedingfield and "American Idol" runner-up David Archuleta will headline the annual Pink Ribbon Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hartman Arena.

The show, an annual fundraiser by radio station Channel 963, is a benefit for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, which promotes breast cancer research. The station will donate 15 percent of net proceeds to the organization.

Also on the bill: Bruno Mars, Iyaz, The Ready Set and more.

Tickets are $23 in advance and $28 the day of the show. A $50 VIP ticket includes reserved seating, free parking and a souvenir T-shirt.

Tickets are available at Hartman Arena Box Office and all Stage1ticket outlets including Checkers, Leekers, Sportstime Fan Shops and CD Trade Posts; by calling 316-927-3999; or online at

Christian singer Andrew Peterson

Singer/songwriter Andrew Peterson , a well-known Christian singer with a country flair, will perform a benefit concert as part of Saturday's Run for Hope cancer awareness fundraiser in Newton, which also will include a 5K race and a meal.

The show is at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1600 S. Anderson Road in Newton, and also will feature Ben Shive and Andy Gullahorn.

Tickets for the run, meal and concert are $25 for adults and $8 for children. Tickets for just the meal and show are $20 and $5.

They're available online at

The race begins at 5 p.m. at the church and will wind through South Newton.

Storyhill in town

Popular acoustic folk duo Storyhill will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the College Hill House Concert Series at Jet BBQ, a restaurant at 1100 E. Third St.

Tickets are $15 at the door, but advance reservations are encouraged at 316-648-5601 because the venue has limited seating. Doors open at 6:30, and participants should bring drinks, snacks and portable chairs.