When I first read the words "Rick Springfield Eddie Money Loverboy Scandal" (with no punctuation, as if Christopher Walken had written it!) I thought I was about to discover the pinnacle in creepy rock-and-roll debauchery. What sort of "loverboy scandal" could Springfield and Money have been caught up in? I wasn't even sure I wanted to know. But of course it's just the lineup for yet another mega-tour featuring '80s pop stars looking to relive their moments of glory. That seems to be what summertime is for: throwback nostalgia concerts. These aren't artists who have sustained a 20-year career in music. Rather, they came and went 20 years ago, and now theyre back waving a "Hey, remember me?!" flag. The good news is it's the opportunity of a lifetime for those of you who couldn't get enough of "Hot Girls in Love" but were too young to go to a concert in 1985. The bad news is, you're totally old, dude. House of Blues presents Rick Springfield, Eddie Money, Loverboy and Scandal 6 p.m. Sunday at Smirnoff Music Centre, 1818 1st Ave. Tickets range from $18.75 to $53.75. Call 214-373-8000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Sun., Aug. 6, 6 p.m.
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.