Tom Jones

Middle-aged men, hold onto your wives! Tom Jones is coming to town. In what may be the sexiest day in Downtown Disney history, this 68-year-old pop icon (feels weird even saying that) is making an open-shirt appearance at the House of Blues. Since his glory days as a ’60s polyester sex-symbol, Jones has turned his quaky baritone and fierce pelvic gyrations into a career that has spanned four decades and sold more than 100 million albums. His 2008 studio effort, 24 Hours , was Jones’ first recording in 15 years. But it’s his legendary Las Vegas performances for panty-chucking fans at the MGM Grand that keep his career alive. And in order to bring a bit of Vegas atmosphere to the party, the House of Blues has even thrown in a buffet package with a Tom Jones theme. We’re talking dishes with names such as “What’s New Fish and Shrimp Creole” and “Whoa Whoa Whoa White Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding.” What, no “Sex Bomb Sundae”?
Tue., March 10, 7 p.m., 2009


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