Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Get Your Panties Ready, Tom Jones Is Coming to Tucson

Posted By on Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Fresh off receiving the Morrissey Seal of Approval by opening two shows this summer with the preening former Smiths frontman, Welsh tight-pants-wearing/singer Tom Jones is coming to the Rialto Theatre on May 7.

Over the course of his seemingly infinite career, Jones has taken on all of the genres of music, from Bacharach/David pop hits to a blissfully strange take on Prince's "Kiss" with Art of Noise and a late 90's Britpop-inspired collaboration album, Reload, which included a cover of "Are You Gonna Go My Way" with Robbie Williams, because that's what people did back then.

Recently, to keep up his generally unpredictable career path in effect, Jones has worked with Jack White (on "Evil," above) and put out a Ethan Johns' sort of Americana-ish album in 2012, Spirit in the Room, where he took on songs by Richard Thompson and the Low Anthem. And no joke, his version of Leonard Cohen's "Tower of Song" is pretty great, if only because the opening line of "I was born with the gift of a golden voice" is actually true.

I imagine concert attendees will get a little of everything from Jones on May 7. And, play your cards right, ladies, and maybe you could get inside the notoriously tight pants of the man who admitted bedding 250 groupies a year in his prime.

Tickets go on sale on Friday and range from $46 to $66.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Dan Gibson

Today | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
Burlesque Fitness

Burlesque Fitness @ Floor Polish

Mondays, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

PCC Theatre Arts - Popol Vuh: The Story of Seven Macaw

. November 9-19 in the Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre (Thu.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun.… More

@ Pima Community College Center for the Arts Thursdays, Sundays, 2-4 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 19 2202 W. Anklam Road.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. The Weekly List: 25 Things To Do In Tucson This Week (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Laughing Stock: The People's Pervert Does Christmas (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Casa Video Top 10 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Facebook-Free Friday (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Lil Peep Passes Away Before Show at The Rock (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation