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  • ZZ Top cancels opening night show at Musikfest just 10 days before festival

    ZZ Top, the classic 1970s and '80 boogie-rocking band that was to headline Musikfest's opening night in 10 days, has canceled, their publicist has announced. The band's bassist, Dusty Hill, is scheduled to undergo surgery to remove two kidney stones this...
  • ZZ Top cancels opening-night show at Musikfest just days before festival

    ZZ Top, the classic 1970s and '80s boogie-rocking band that was to headline Musikfest's opening night on Sands Steel Stage in 10 days, has canceled. Musikfest does not plan to schedule a replacement act, leaving the festival without an opening night...
  • Concert rocks the Colchester Town Green

    The lyrics of Grand Funk's "We're An American Band" echoed across the Colchester Town Green on the evening of Thursday, July 17, during a performance by IN DEEP, a Connecticut classic rock and roll band. An audience of local residents and visitors from...
  • ZZ Top cancels opening night show at Musikfest; Festival won't have headliner that day

     
    ZZ Top, the classic 1970s and ’80 boogie-rocking band that was to headline Musikfest’s opening night in 10 days, has canceled, their publicist has announced. As a result, Musikfest will not present a headline act on its main stage on......
  • Six acts, including perennial favorite, to play ArtsQuest shows after stops at Musikfest

     
    Six acts that will play at Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival in two weeks – including a high-energy perennial favorite -- will return later in the year for separate shows at ArtsQuest’s Musikfest Café, it has been announced. The Red...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •New York City, holiday shopping & lights, Little Italy, Dec. 7. $60. Whitehall Coplay PTSA, Rhonda, 610-266-1995. •The Amish Experience, Lancaster, Kitchen Kettle Village, Amish farmland and homestead tour, dinner at Plain &...
  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...
  • A 'mighty fine' tribute to country singer Denny Wayne

    "Mighty fine. Mighty fine." It was Denny Wayne's favorite expression, and it is also describes the way people remember him. The "East Coast King of Western Swing," leader of the band Texas Fever and a resident of Emmaus, was a beloved figure in the...
  • 1960s art collective stages midsummer party at Young Projects Gallery

    1960s art collective stages midsummer party at Young Projects Gallery
    Electronic dance music VJs take heed! Single Wing Turquoise Bird, the great-grandfathers and mothers of the modern-day light show, are back together after a 40-year hiatus. Its work, which USC professor of cinema David James calls a "spontaneous,...
  • HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

    HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain
    When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers. Performing as Fitzgerald is vocalist...
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    Why, this is very midsummer madness. —Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4 There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August. Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...