Bon Jovi’s “What About Now” offers a dozen trademark rock anthems both pointed (“Because We Can”) and pensive (“The Fighter”). The New Jersey quartet — minus lead guitarist Richie Sambora, who recently exited the tour — supports the new collection Wednesday at the Erwin Center.
“I think Richie’s doing all right, (but) I haven’t spoken to him,” lead singer Jon Bon Jovi says (Phil X has replaced Sambora for the rest of the tour). “We were surprised. It was 3:30 on show day on Tuesday and we got a phone call that he wouldn’t be there. It’s a personal matter.
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When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St.
Information: 477-6060; uterwincenter.com