Atlanta Rhythm Section heads to Harrington for Bourbon, Beer and Butts

HARRINGTON — The classic meets the new Saturday as the Delaware State Fair presents the first Bourbon, Beer & Butts event featuring the ’70s rock sounds of Atlanta Rhythm Section and Rare Earth. The day will include tastings of fine bourbon and wines, a barbecue dinner from Mission BBQ in Dover, craft and domestic beer […]

BEST BETS: Delmarva Folk Festival-bound Cary turns tragedy into tuneful bliss

Meghan Cary once heard that if you’re really off track in life, God or some force in the universe will “t-bone you” and put you on the track you’re supposed to be. More than 20 years ago, she caught the back end of one of those seismic shifts and has never looked back since. Ms. […]

Ladybug Festival to bring music to Milford

MILFORD — Live music. Local beers and wines. Food trucks. Community. The Ladybug Music Festival will have music taking over businesses in downtown Milford for a whopping six hours Saturday afternoon into the evening. “The Ladybug Festival has been happening every summer in downtown Wilmington for the past seven years and bringing a music festival […]

BEST BETS: OktDoverFest drawing a Party Fowl

While the local music scene is filled with cover bands, there aren’t too many with their own duck mascot. Party Fowl brings Clayton, their oversized web-footed party pal, to most of the gigs they play. That’s just one of the things that lead singer Shawn Bell thinks sets the Smyrna-Clayton-based band apart from the rest. […]

‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ serves up laughs at Kent County Theatre Guild

DOVER — The Kent County Theatre Guild is bringing an adaption of the French farce, “Don’t Dress for Dinner” to the stage starting this weekend. The show was first read by the Guild’s play committee a few years ago and at the time, the show’s director Steve Caporricio thought it was great. He has been […]

BEST BETS: Kabler brings the comedy spirit of Robin Williams to Milton

Roger Kabler thought he was done with it all. After a couple of decades in show business as a standup comic, actor and director, along with having his own sitcom for a season, Mr. Kabler was headed to live in the woods of New England to become a full-time painter. “I tried to come back […]

Wheels in motion for revamped Amish Country Bike Tour

DOVER — With a new location for the start and finish, the 32nd annual Amish Bike Country Tour is expected to draw a record number of cyclists on Saturday. “We are thrilled,” said Katie Kazimir, director of communications and events for Bike Delaware. “We have more than 1,200 riders preregistered, and depending on the weather, […]

BEST BETS: Filasky to light up Sunroom Songwriters Series

After 20 years of serving the country mainly as a combat engineer in the U.S. Air Force and “with more time than I knew what to do with,” Jason Filasky has taken his retirement in a quite unexpected direction. Mr. Filasky, 45, a native of Middletown now living in Milton, has become a troubadour of […]

National Folk Festival coming to Salisbury this weekend

SALISBURY, Md.. — The 78th National Folk Festival is coming to downtown Salisbury, Maryland Friday thorough Sunday complete with music, dance, crafts, food and more and its free to attend. The National Folk Festival is a large-scale three-day outdoor festival and is the longest running multicultural celebration in the nation! Every three years the National […]

Milton’s Jimmie Allen to play free concert before Dover NASCAR race

DOVER – Country music artist Jimmie Allen, a Delaware native who is now making waves as a rising star in Nashville, will perform a free concert for Monster Mile fans on Sunday, Oct. 7 before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway, track officials announced today. Mr. Allen, a native […]