by John Tarpley
Classic rock radio staples and masters of the power ballad, R.E.O. Speedwagon, play Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, $22.99-$44.99.
Local music producer and event planner J-One kicks off "Forever Young," a three-day birthday party, tonight at Deep Ultra Lounge, 9 p.m.
The Ted Ludwig Trio doubles up its already busy gig duties tonight: The trio plays Capitol Bar & Grill at 5 p.m., free, before taking its guitar jazz to The Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5.
Camden native and blues warrior Michael Burks heads to Benton's new hub for bar band action, Denton's Trotline, 9 p.m.
The Rep plays on with "Smokey Joe's Cafe," the Tony-award winning musical revue celebrating the greatest hits from songwriting duo Lieber and Stoller, 8 p.m., $20-$40.