has been in the rock 'n' roll game for dangerously close to 40 years now, but this ain't no oldies show. His ace squad of veterans plays an all-original set of classic-sounding material developed over four decades, under the influence of classic rock, blues, soul, country, and standards. In between songs, he's an old-school showman who still has a mile-a-minute stage rap. "I've been slugging it out for 35, 40 years," says Nardini. "And for the older guys doing it, I don't know that anybody's more competitive than we are." Then the self-declared "undefeated, undisputed, uncrowned king of rock and roll" adds, with a chuckle, "I'm a freak of nature." The king holds court this weekend. Come see heads roll.