Back to basics: Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Though more than two decades have elapsed since Big Head Todd and the Monsters released its platinum-certified album Sister Sweetly, the rock band from Colorado is still going strong. Its song “Blue Sky” received lots of exposure after being picked up as the theme song for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. A few years after that, BHTM put out a well-received tribute album honoring blues pioneer Robert Johnson. Now the quartet is touring in support of 2014’s Black Beehive, a back-to-basics collection of rock and blues originals. The band plays the Lensic Performing Arts Center (211 W. San Francisco St.) at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27. Tickets, $30 to $42, are available by calling 505-988-1234 or visiting www.ticketssantafe.org.
— Loren Bienvenu