Willie Nelson issued two albums in 2014: Band of Brothers, which featured nine original tunes, and December Day, which he recorded with his touring band. Expect a generous smattering of both when Nelson plays a pair of shows at House of Blues Jan. 9-10 ($111-$145).
FOGHAT ROLLING IN
“Slow Ride” may be the only Foghat song you know, but that doesn’t make them a one-hit wonder. Fans will point to their blistering cover of Willie Dixon’s “I Just Want to Make Love to You” as further enticement to see Foghat at the Golden Nugget on Jan. 9 ($39-$61).
ON SALE NOW
Former White Stripe Jack White has enjoyed success as a solo artist (Blunderbuss and Lazaretto were best-sellers), and his label Third Man Records showcases the past and the present. Catch a glimpse of genius when White plays Brooklyn Bowl on Feb. 4 ($65-$70).