C.J. GARTON, gates open 4 p.m., show 5–9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, Absolute Prestige Ranch, 1351 Q Road, Loma, Concert in the Country featuring the Nashville country singer/songwriter, general admission seating $18 adults, ages 12 and younger free, masked event, tickets at 970tix.com.
In continuation of what is a different year for Record Store Day — instead of a one-day event, for 2020 it is spaced over three days and beyond — Saturday, Sept. 26, will be the second “drop day” for special releases.
“Take the last train to Clarksville. And I’ll meet you at the station. You can be there by four-thirty. ‘Cause I’ve made your reservation, don’t be slow.”
For most of my life I listened to rock ’n’ roll music more than any other genre. That changed in the past year as I have listened to jazz more than any other music.
TANKERAYS AND THE WRONG IMPRESSIONS, doors 6:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. Friday, June 19, Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $10, reduced capacity event, mesatheater.com.
It is no secret that I love country-rock music. The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Byrds, Poco and, to some extent, Michael Nesmith get most of the credit for creating the genre.