The Rolling Stones' "Bridges to Babylon" tour hits town this week when the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Rich Stadium. The Stones have been together since the early 1960s, and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are still going strong. The group just released a new album and started the tour a couple of weeks ago. In an effort to appeal to younger fans, Blues Traveler will open the show.
Bruce Cockburn has earned a reputation as one of Canada's most eloquent songwriters and singers. Cockburn has written and recorded music for the past two decades and is touring in support of his current album, "The Charity Of Night." Cockburn performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College.
The Sam Rivers Trio features the 73-year-old Rivers on sax and flute. He brings his blend of blues and jazz to the Tralfamadore Cafe, 100 Theatre Place, at 8 tonight.
Robert Hunter often collaborated with the Grateful Dead, writing the lyrics to such Dead standards as "Truckin'," "Touch of Gray" and "Dark Star." Hunter will give an unplugged performance at 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Tralf.
Robben Ford is known for his guitar mastery, and he performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Tralf. Turning Virtue, a local alternative band, plays the Tralf at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Danny Morris plays the blues at 10 p.m. Friday in the Lafayette Tap Room, 391 Washington St. Blue Groove takes center stage at the Tap Room at 10 p.m. Saturday.