Jeffrey Osborne to play Dover Downs in May

DOVER — Singer Jeffrey Osborne will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, May 29. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at noon. They can be purchased at doverdowns.com. Prices range from $45-$100. Mr. Osborne is a Rhode Island native, and has been performing since the age of 15 when he sat […]

Gaffigan, Chris Janson coming to Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Country singers Chris Janson with Michael Ray and comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform at this year’s Delaware State Fair. Mr. Janson, who will perform July 23, with Mr. Ray is a platinum-selling recording artist, multi-instrumentalist and award-winning singer/songwriter. In the four years since the release of his debut album, the three-time CMA nominee […]

Curtain rises on Second Street Players’ comedy

MILFORD — Second Street Players in Milford will start its 40th season of shows with more than a few laughs. “Moon Over Buffalo,” a madcap comedy written by Ken Ludwig, will start tonight and run for two weekends through Feb. 9. The story centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. While […]

Yacht rock’s Boat House Row sails into Milton for sold-out show

Three years ago, Brian Anderson came out of the musical closet. He could finally admit he was a fan of yacht rock. Significant “yacht rockers” include Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Steely Dan and Toto. Boat House Row, a group of six musicians from the Philadelphia area, will perform the hits from those artists […]

Local legends: DSU to kick off Citywide Black History Month tonight

DOVER — National figures in black history have regularly been celebrated during the Citywide Black History Month Kickoff Program at Delaware State University. Carlos Holmes, spokesman for the university, said that with so many remarkable black individuals in the area that was bound to change — and will — for this year’s celebration. Delaware State […]

Eilish, Rage Against the Machine and Halsey to headline Firefly Music Festival

DOVER — Multi Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, rock group Rage Against the Machine, Halsey, R&B singer Khalid, Blink 182, the Eastern Shore’s own Maggie Rogers, Cage the Elephant, DJ Illenium and rappers Run the Jewels will headline this year’s Firefly Music Festival, officials announced Tuesday. The Firefly Music Festival will take place over six […]

Dierks Bentley to play Delaware State Fair; Kershaw headlines Quillen show

HARRINGTON — Country superstar Dierks Bentley will play this year’s Delaware State Fair while the Roots & Boots Tour featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye will perform at the Quillen Arena on June 13. Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Mr. Bentley is slated to perform at the M&T Bank Grandstand for the 2020 Delaware Lottery Summer […]

Dancing with the Delaware Stars champions

Winners Jessica Moyer and Scott Becker celebrate with their trophies Saturday night in the Dancing with the Delaware Stars event to benefit Mom’s House of Dover & Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Special to the Delaware State News/Jason Minto

Brian McKnight to perform in Harrington April 18

HARRINGTON — Harrington Raceway and Casino recently announced that Grammy-award winning R&B singer and recording artist Brian McKnight will perform at Exhibit Hall April 18 as part of the Live On Stage series lineup. With over 30 million albums sold worldwide, numerous chart-topping hits and 16 Grammy nominations, Mr. McKnight has earned himself a top […]

Polar Bears getting ready to take the Plunge for Delaware Special Olympics

REHOBOTH BEACH — Lewes Polar Bear Plunge veteran Ann Grunert vividly recalls her first “Plunge.” “I guess I remember thinking I would die, the first time,” she said. “I just couldn’t mentally wrap around the idea of jumping in that cold, freeing water — when I’m always cold. I just thought we would die. I […]