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  • Vocalist John Wetton On Why Supergroup Asia Endures

    Vocalist John Wetton On Why Supergroup Asia Endures
    Asia is doing it backwards. Months after the band formed in 1981, it was headlining arenas. But Asia is playing intimate theaters and clubs on its current tour behind its latest album, "Gravitas." Vocalist-bassist John Wetton called from his English...
  • Country-singing 'American Idol' alum, 1990s jam-rock band and '70 prog rockers to play Poconos music series

     
    A country singer and “American Idol” alum, a 1970s classic rock group and a jammy 1990s rock band have been announced for the lineup at the Sherman Theater’s Summer Stage Series at Mount Airy Casino. Kellie Pickler, who gained fame......
  • Local Songs: Dream on, songwriters

    Films are at the root of many songs. The hit movie American Gangster inspired Jay-Z’s 2007 album of the same name. Local band Kill Miss Pretty’s “Judy Garland,” begins “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore,&...
  • Confessions of a Phish fan

    My first Phish show took place Nov. 15, 1996 at the Kiel Center in St. Louis, where the St. Louis Blues play hockey. I knew next to nothing about the band, apart from what I heard on A Live One and the then-recently released Billy Breathes. It was...
  • Parade and concert to celebrate Kansas' 150th birthday

    Parade and concert to celebrate Kansas' 150th birthday
    Kansas is celebrating its 150th birthday on Saturday, October 8th. Wichita will host a Kansas Sunflower Parade; a fair with historic reenactors, and Kansas attractions and vendors of food, arts and cultural products. The events will conclude with a...
  • Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters

    Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters
    Dave Grohl saw the news online: The famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church planned a protest outside a Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City, Mo. The band was another target of the tiny church, which has heckled the funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers,...
  • Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift

    Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift
    Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore. On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves. His mother's right eye was...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A list of everything you need to know about the week ahead. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Immortals J. Edgar Jack and Jill Like Crazy NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Bad Girls Club Reunion, Part 1 (special; 9 p.m.; Oxygen) The Witch Doctor Will...
  • Hunger Bowl fills a need

     Hunger Bowl fills a need
    The third annual Laguna Beach World Hunger Bowl will be a feast for the eyes — and stomachs. Taste buds and wallets will be tempted by the soup and "fixins" served by some of Laguna's top restaurants, as well as a silent auction of artist-...
  • L.A. Based Raggae Band and Wichita Steelpan Group this Weekend!

    L.A. Based Raggae Band and Wichita Steelpan Group this Weekend!
    As a music student at Wichita State I would spend many late nights practicing at the college. Either leaving or coming to practice I would walk through the Miller Concert Hall lobby and catch WSU Steelpan Orchestra’s rehearsals.  To be honest, I...
  • Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford: Their greatest hits

    The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...