WHO: UK rock band Sweet led by bassist/vocalist Steve Priest and joined by guitarist Stuart Smith, singer Joe Retta, drummer Richie Onori and keyboardist Stevie Stewart
WHAT: Concert to perform their 70s hits Ballroom Blitz, Fox On The Run, Love Is Like Oxygen, Little Willy, Hellraiser, Teenage Rampage, Blockbuster and Action, among others. Sweet are on tour supporting two new CDs: Sweet—Live in America (available for sale on www.thesweetband.com ) and Action: The Sweet Anthology (Shout!Factory 4/28))
WHERE: House of Blues , 8430 W. Sunset Blvd. W. Hollywood, CA 323-848-5100
WHEN: Thursday, April 30th
9 p.m. show; Doors open at: 8 p.m.
House of Blues Tickets are $15.50 advanced purchase and $17.50 day of show, www.houseofblues.com/la.
A four-pack of tickets is available for $54 at www.livenation.com.
The “Are You Ready Steve?” tour continues with the following dates ( www.sonicbids.com/sweet) :
May 16 Mohegan Sun Casino Unacaville, CT www.mohegansun.com/entertainment
July 17 Saddle Mountain High Nakusp, BC www.nakuspmusicfest.ca
July 25 Halfway Jam Festival Royalton, MN www.halfwayjam.com
August 2 Rockin’ The Fields Lake Minnedosa, MB www.rockinthefields.ca
August 8 Rockin’ The River Three Forks, MT www.store/rockintheriver.com/sevlet s
August 28 Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz, CA www.beachboardwalk.com/concerts