Three concerts to check out
1. Bruce Hornsby
Grammy-winning Bruce Hornsby plays at Salina’s Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe Ave., at 8 p.m. Friday. The artist perhaps is best known for his 1980s hit “The Way It Is” that topped American music charts.
“It will be an intimate performance with a genius,” said Jane Gates, Stiefel’s executive director. “People can expect to hear pop, rock, jazz, bluegrass and more, as well as being entertained by comedic stories about Hornsby’s life and career.” His talents include piano, accordion and singing.
Tickets are $45 and $55, available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 785-827-1998. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, visit stiefeltheatre.org. Tickets also will be for sale at the door starting at 4 p.m. today.
2. Shooter Jennings
The son of famous country outlaw Waylon Jennings is coming to the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg, at 8 p.m. Saturday. Shooter Jennings continues his father’s legacy through his rebel stylings. Opening for him is former Cross Canadian Ragweed singer Cody Canada and his band The Departed. Tickets for the all-ages show — $20 in advance or $25 the day of the show — are available at the door or at www.thecotillion.com. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 316-722-4201.
3. Tech N9ne
Tech N9ne and the Hostile Takeover Tour 2012 will bring various styles of hip-hop music Sunday to the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. The family-friendly tour also will feature performances by Machine Gun Kelly, Krizz Kaliko, Prozak, Mayday and Stevie Stone, said Cotillion owner Richard Leslie. The show starts with Stone at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Tickets for the show are available at the door or at www.thecotillion.com. For more information, call 316-722-4201.