Slash in concert at Foxwoods

Former Guns n' Roses guitarist Slash
Former Guns n' Roses guitarist Slash

When Slash turned 49 years old back in July, there were rumors that one of his birthday gifts would be a medical procedure to remove his top hat.

As you can see by the photo at left, the operation was a tremendous success - except that the surgeon replaced the stovepiper with a newsboy hat!

Does this betoken a new era in Slashian headwear? Will he next sport a flat-brimmed hip-hop cap? A jester's cap 'n' bells? A Marine Corps utility hat?

That's just part of the anticipation when Slash - featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators - appears Friday in the Foxwoods Resort Casino's Fox Theater. Though currently out in support of Aerosmith, Slash/Kennedy/Conspirators are doing select headline shows - and the Foxwoods appearance is one of them.

Anticipate a generous mix of tunes from Slash's career, and that of course means material from Guns n' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Slash's Snakepit and the upcoming Slash/Kennedy album called "World on Fire."


Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, 8 p.m. Friday, Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino; the Charm City Devils open; $70; 1-800-200-2882.


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