By Rob Bucher
Enquirer staff writer
Beatles tribute band Eight Days a Week performs 7 p.m. today, Tower Park, 950 S. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas. Free. (859) 441-1055.
Author Tami Hoag discusses and signs Kill the Messenger, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Books & Co., Town & Country Shopping Center, 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. Free. (937) 298-6540.
Parrothead paradise: Jimmy Buffett's new album features duets with Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Clint Black and others. License to Chill (RCA; $18.98).
Giant return: Alternative rockers They Might Be Giants return with The Spine (Zoe Records; $17.98).
The Roots: The six-man hip-hop group from Philly releases The Tipping Point (Geffen Records; $13.98).
Big Easy listening: New Orleans legend Dr. John's N'Awlinz: Dis Dat or D'Udda include tracks with Willie Nelson, B.B. King and Mavis Staples (Blue Note Records; $18.98).
DVD picks: Meg Ryan's turn as a boxing manager in Against the Ropes is among the more interesting big-screen attractions this week, says Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk. Also of note is a special edition DVD of the classic 1962 Cold War thriller The Manchurian Candidate, just weeks before the release of a remake that stars Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep in the roles made famous by Frank Sinatra and Angela Lansbury.
24 hours out
Shilo headlines the Q102 Bud Party at Sawyer Point, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday. Pete Rose Way, downtown. Free. 699-5102.
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