You already know all his hits. The iconic rock star will be joined by his long-time backing band, the Heartbreakers for a night for classic rock goodness. Listen before you go: "I Won't Back Down", "Free Fallin'". Monday, September 15th, with Steve Winwood, Wells Fargo Center, 7:30 p.m., 3601 South Broad Street.
Having written for some of the biggest artists of the the last few decades, John Hiatt has recently found success as a solo artist. With years of experience under his belt, the seasoned singer-songwriter will put on an intimate acoustic show. Listen before you go: "Blue's Can't Even Find Me", "Long Time Comin'". Tuesday, September 16th, with Ruston Kelly, Sellersville Theater, 8:00 p.m., 24 W Temple Avenue.
With an "out there" sound that combines the fun or indie-pop with the added layers of a horn section, Ruddlebucket is worth a listen. Their single "Came Out of a Lady is an ear worm that will stay with you long after you are done wondering what the hell is going on in the music video. Listen before you go: "Came Out of a Lady", "Carousel Ride". Thursday, September 18th, with Body Language, Union Transfer, 8:00 p.m., 1026 Spring Garden Street.
One of the few popular artists in the ever-fading rock genre, The Black Keys have been combing heavy and catchy riffs to breathe life into the Billboard charts. With a new album under their belt, these guys are looking to bring the noise when they play the Wells Fargo Center. Listen before you go: "Lonely Boy", "Howlin' For You". Saturday, September 20th, with Cage the Elephant, Wells Fargo Center, 8:00 p.m., 3601 South Broad Street.