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  • Theo Ubique manages to make 'Superstar' sound new

    Theo Ubique manages to make 'Superstar' sound new
    I first heard the score of "Jesus Christ Superstar" in about 1975, when my childish self (for I was but a babe) gave the original concept album a whirl on the old turntable. Ian Gillan, the incomparable lead singer of Deep Purple and one of rock's great voices, turned the anthemic "Gethsemane" into quite the breathy tour de force. Over the ensuing 40 years, with and without Ted Neeley and Dennis DeYoung, I've had more than ample opportunity to ponder such lyrics as "Hosanna, Heysanna, Sanna Sanna Ho" and "Then when we retire, we can write the Gospels" and, my personal favorite, "Just don't say I'm" (bam bam bam bam bam bam bam bam) "damned for all time." Screech optional.
  • Review: Sonic Rock Orchestra delivers full sound on covers of prog rock classics

    Review: Sonic Rock Orchestra delivers full sound on covers of prog rock classics
    Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, the Moody Blues, Steely Dan, and others were all in one show, as the Sonic Rock Orchestra debuted at the Dutch Country Players Theatre near Telford Saturday night. A venue out in the country might not seem the most likely place...

    Marie Osmond tells her life story through music

    Singer Marie Osmond — whose career started when she was four years old as part of The Osmond Brothers on TV's "The Andy Wiliams Show" — says she has had two constants over 50 years. Her music and her fans. Osmond says those are the two...

    Sonic Rock Orchestra tunes up for debut in Telford

    Sonic Rock Orchestra tunes up for debut in Telford
    The Sonic Rock Orchestra might be the ultimate tribute band. Instead of doing the music of one group, the five members cover a number of classic rock groups, leaning heavily on the progressive side. Bassist Bill Fox says, "This is a concert band, not...

    Grand Victoria books Heart, Thorogood, Setzer for summer shows

    Grand Victoria books Heart, Thorogood, Setzer for summer shows
    The Grand Victoria Casino Wednesday announced two of the concerts that will be part of its third season of shows at Festival Park, with George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot set for June 6 and Heart and Los Lonely Boys set...