STRING THEORY: Ara Malikian (left) had the No. 2 concert on the new Hot Tickets chart; Billy Strings owned the rest of the top four. (Getty Images)
Contrasts are stark atop Hot Tickets with performances by two artists in different parts of the world in different settings, one outdoor in the parking lot and the other indoor and socially distanced. The glaring similarity between bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings and Lebanese violinist Ara Malikian, though, is proficiency on a stringed instrument ...


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