Tickets for the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s Oct. 27 concert at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh will go on sale Aug. 17 at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000.
They’ll probably go back. He’s playing super-long concerts and earning rave reviews. He recently also received a 19-page profile in the New Yorker.
A note on the On the Town page in Thursday’s Showcase indicated that Duke Sherman Band will play Plummer’s Tavern on Tuesday. Not so! Patti Luke wishes that was the case, but alas, he is not booked. So tell fellow Sherman fans not to make the trip; it’s not happening. Duke Sherman Band does have two more summer dates, though: Aug. 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Penn Shore Winery in North East and also Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. at the Wine Country Harvest Festival in North East.
A collection of Erie musical talent will bond together for a tribute to Neil Young on Aug. 17 at the Crooked I. They’ll play both acoustic and electric songs. Look for a preview of that in next week’s Showcase. In the meantime, Rolling Stone just published a readers poll of fans favorite Neil Young albums. The results?
2. “After the Goldrush.”
3. “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere”
4. “Tonight’s the Night.”
5. “On the Beach.”
6. “Rust Never Sleeps.”
8. “Harvest Moon.”
9. “Ragged Glory.”
10. “Time Fades Away.”
Not surprisingly, his 1970s albums dominate, though “Nowhere” arrived in 1968.