There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
For four decades, Alice Cooper has picked ’em right. Managing to stay on top of popular trends, Alice has gone from late-’60s social ferment (his “Eighteen” is part of the Freedom Rock compilation) to ’70s schlock-rock to Reagan-era pop-metal. By the ’90s, the Detroit-born Cooper was even being hailed as a grunge progenitor. So does that mean his latest road outingwith hair-rock standard-bearers Warrant, Slaughter, and Dokkenis an indication of the sound of things to come? Let Cooper welcome you to my nightmare, if not his own. At 7 p.m. at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia. $15-22.50. (301) 982-1800. (Michael Schaffer)