Tonight’s a big concert night, with two names you probably recognize in town:
MIRANDA LAMBERT: Country star Miranda Lambert is at Save Mart Center, playing her first headlining show there. She previously opened for Brad Paisley there in 2010. But, of course, things have been swell for Lambert since then and now she’s ready for Fresno’s biggest stage. Tickets and more info here.
DAVID COOK: It’s the opening of the Clovis Rodeo today, and that will prove to divide the loyalty of the good ol’ boys and girls. So with Lambert at Save Mart Center, the rodeo did something new and booked a pop concert. With “American Idol” champ David Cook. Tickets include rodeo admission and are available here. Just a note: The rodeo’s country concert is Friday with Justin Moore, who — fun fact alert — was the other opening act when Lambert opened for Paisley in 2010.
ELSEWHERE: If you wanna go the indie route, I suggest checking out the eclectic sounds of Bright Light Social Hour at Fulton 55. They’re a Southern rock/indie rock hybrid. Kinda different and funky. Fresno Famous has a feature on the band. Tickets here.