Speaking of the Blue Cafe, the club has instituted a pretty cool online ticket-buying program for select shows. Getcher tickets off their website, and you'll save $2 on each, have guaranteed reservations, and receive front-of-the-line privileges. Go to the Event Schedule section at www.thebluecafe.com and click on the highlighted "Buy Tickets" legend to receive yer goodies.
TINA TURNER AND JOE COCKER perform AT THE ARROWHEAD POND, 2695 E. KATELLA AVE., ANAHEIM, (714) 704-2700. WED., 7:30 P.M. $30.25-$90.25; THE PALADINS play AT THE BLUE CAFE, 210 THE PROMENADE, LONG BEACH, (562) 983-7111. FRI., 10 P.M. $10; JOE LOUIS WALKER ALSO performs AT THE BLUE CAFE. SAT., 10 P.M. $10.