Rick Springfield’s first love of music comes to the forefront in his “Stripped Down” tour coming to the Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St., Seattle. After 30 years of touring and delivering hits including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart” and “Love Somebody” in a rock heavy, full-band set format, this tour is an intimate solo performance
with personal stories incorporated in the show.
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The 8 p.m. concert is Wednesday with tickets
at $50 plus services fees. Get yours
online at stgpresents.org.
Gallopin’ and swappin’
Get a jump on the car show season and head out to Gallopin’ Gertie Model A Club’s Almost Spring Swap Meet and Car Show featuring vintage car parts, antiques and collectibles, and a vintage classic car show. It’s at the Washington State Fair Events Center ShowPlex, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 Saturday and $3 Sunday. Kids younger than 12 are free with an adult; thefair.com.
The wolves survive
Los Lobos, who play a blend of blues, R&B, cumbia and barrio rock and roll, will play at the Triple Door Mainstage, 216 Union St., Seattle. Come out for three nights of music from the group whose career has spanned more than 30 years. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $75 in advance, go to tripledoor.net to get yours.
Loose Cannon about to explode
Join in a family-friendly, toe-tapping night of music and fun at the Loose Cannon Community Concert and Singalong at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 4420 N. 41st St., Tacoma. The band Loose Cannon blends mountain bluegrass with gospel in this free community concert, and attendees are welcome to sing along during the performance, which begins at 4 p.m. Homemade pie and cobbler will be served following the concert, and a donation of nonperishable food or cash for the Northwest Tacoma FISH Food Bank is requested. For information call the church at 253-752-1123. For more, bethanytacoma.org or fishfoodbanks.org.
Songs from the South
The Broadway Center and Immanuel Presbyterian Blues Vespers have partnered to bring Southern Troubadours in the Round to the stage in a 7:30 p.m. concert Saturday. The evening brings together Joe Ely, Ruthie Foster and Paul Thorn to create a fusion of rock, blues, soul and a night of Southern fun. Come out to the Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma, and enjoy the music. Tickets are $19-$69 and you can get yours by phone or online; 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org.
Friday (March 13)
Paying homage to St. Patrick’s Day, the 2015 Lucky Music Festival is a spring fling full of music with the likes of Zeds Dead, Steve Angello, 12th Planet, Cedrick Gervais, The Chainsmokers, Seven Lions and Slander just to name a few in the Celtic-inspired festival. So don your green and come out for the show with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Friday at WaMu Theater, 1000 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. Ticket are $88-$138 plus any additional fees. General admission and VIP tickets are available through Ticketmaster or the CenturyLink Field Box Office, 800 Occidental Ave. S., 206-381-7848.
Friday (March 13)
On the road with Carolla
After his CBS radio show ended, Adam Carolla started “The Adam Carolla Podcast” with only a computer and microphone from his home office in 2009. Since that start, Carolla’s show is receiving more than 25 million downloads a month and prompted the launch of the online network Carolla Digital. After a successful crowdsourcing effort, Carolla has written, produced, directed and is starring in his new film “Road Hard.” The semiautobiographical look at life on the road for a comic will be shown Friday at The Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St., Seattle. The 7 p.m. show is sold out, according to adamcarolla.com, but there also is a 10 p.m. showing. A Q&A with Carolla will follow both shows. Tickets are $25-$30 plus service fees and are available at stgpresents.org.