TO DO LIST: Buddy Guy in Pompano; Neil Sedaka at Broward Center


Buddy Guy & The Rides,

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

This legendary singer, guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member is still wowing audiences at 80 years old! Don’t miss the chance to see the man who influenced Hendrix, Clapton, Vaughan and more.

The show is 7 p.m. Thursday. 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach. Tickets start at $29.50. Information:


The Lords of 52nd Street,

Duncan Theatre

These incredible musicians, hand-selected by Billy Joel to help create his classic hits and tours of 1970s and ’80s, will bring an eclectic mix from The Piano Man’s music catalog.

The show is 8 p.m. Monday. 4200 S. Congress Ave., Lake Worth. $35. Information:; 561-868-3309.


Neil Sedaka,

The Broward Center, Au-Rene Theater

Known for his fun early classics like “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do” and “Calendar Girl,” Sedaka is a national treasure. His impressive career as a singer, songwriter and pianist includes all-time favorites like “Laughter In the Rain,” “Love Will Keep Us Together” and many more.

The show is 7 p.m. Wednesday. 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $49. Information:


The Ninth Annual Fork & Cork,

Legacy Place

The event will feature food from over 40 of the best restaurants in Palm Beach County, wine samples from all over the world and music by Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways. The evening will benefit the nonprofit children’s charity Little Smiles.

The event is 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. 11290 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. $50, VIP $75. Information:


Ghost Tours: An Evening in the Dark,

South Florida Fairgrounds, Yesteryear Village

Feeling brave? Then try your luck with the supernatural while a guide reveals haunts and bizarre sightings in many of the historic buildings. Activity in one of the buildings was chronicled a few years ago on the Travel Channel show “Ghost Adventures.”

The tour is 8 p.m. Friday. 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. $18. Reservations required. Information: 561-790-5232;

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