| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Congratulations to the new herd of musicians just named as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Minus the context, all have proved themselves notable enough to be part of a trending topic for a few days per year, as well as serving as pawns in a...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:14 AM
It's not the Bee Gees, but it's the next best thing. "The Australian Bee Gees Show," a multi-media tribute to one of the most successful pop groups of all time, will come to the Ferguson Center in Newport News on February 1.
The show is a tribute...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The biggest hurdle to a contemporary music act making a Christmas show work is balance.
Too much Christmas, particularly if it’s not done well, and the audience wonders why they came. Too little Christmas and they wonder why it’s a holiday...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:39 PM
When you go to a performance by contemporary crooner Chris Isaak, you shouldn't expect a typical concert.
Isaak has performed in sequined and mirrored suits and played a song list that ranges from his 1990s hits "Somebody's Crying" and "Baby Did a Bad...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 11:40 AM
When the popular Bruce Springsteen tribute group The B-Street Band performs at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe this month, it will be closer to the real thing than ever.
That’s because joining the group for the performance will be Vini...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:11 AM
DJ/producer Steve Aoki returns to Connecticut for a show at the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford on Thursday, March 12, with Head Hunterz and Caked Up opening. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets ($35) are on sale now at ticketmaster.com or oakdale.com.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Dion, singer who in the 1960s incorporated doo-wop, rock and R&B for songs such as “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer,” has rescheduled his upcoming performance at Easton’s State Theatre.
The theater announced that because...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will salute the Everly Brothers at the institution’s annual Music Masters tribute concert on Oct. 25. An all-star affair that will be emceed by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, the event will feature performances by...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have had what you'd call a bumpy relationship.
As the singer-actress herself told Jimmy Kimmel on his show Tuesday night, "We used to really like each other. And then there was 20 years where we sued each other."
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:22 PM
For the past 25 years, singer and songwriter Randy Newman has been primarily known for his film scores, and for good reason.
Newman has written the music to such iconic films as "Ragtime," "Awakening" and "The Natural," but he's gotten the most...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Two years ago I was in Cleveland for a wedding and made it my business to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the shore of Lake Erie. This museum is no mistake by the lake.
I believe the Lucas museum would offer Chicagoans and our many...