WHAT I LIKE ABOUT POWER POP
Get your skinny ties! The Rock of the ’80s tour brings the Romantics (“What I Like About You”), The Smithereens (“A Girl Like You”), Marshall Crenshaw (“Someday, Someway”) and Tommy Tutone (“867-5309/Jenny”) to Eastside Cannery on Sept. 5 ($15-$35).
GREAT OUT OF COMPTON
Word is that Kendrick Lamar will release his follow-up to 2012’s magnificent good kid, m.A.A.d. city later this year. In the meantime, Lamar returns to the Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool on Sept. 6 ($55) as part of Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat Weekend.
ON SALE NOW
I think Tenacious D co-founder Kyle Gass looks just like Frank Black from The Pixies. My friend thinks he looks like Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Draw your own conclusions when the Kyle Gass Band plays a special Halloween show at Hard Rock Live on Oct. 31 ($15-$20).