Best Bets: Capital Ringers to make music in Milton

The Capital Ringers are on the move. Starting next week, the 16-member handbell choir is moving its base of operations from the Presbyterian Church of Dover to Conley’s United Methodist Church in Lewes. “We were offered the space to rehearse, which will end up being more accessible for us since most of our members are […]

Best Bets: Milford’s Rescignos put a twin spin on Christmas

The holidays will be doubly special at the Milton Theatre Sunday night as twin brothers Robbie and Paul Rescigno present their cabaret-style show “The Rescignos: Merry Christmas to Paul and to Paul A Good Night (featuring Robbie).” It will be the 10th annual holiday production presented by the Milford natives, who have been living and […]

Delaware Choral Society to present ‘The Creation’

DOVER – The holiday season will be celebrated by the Delaware Choral Society Sunday with Franz Joseph Haydn’s “The Creation.” The nonprofit, volunteer-based Choral Society holds two concerts each year, and the winter concert has traditionally featured Handel’s “Messiah,” but it is debuting “The Creation” this year. “Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is a lovely and familiar piece […]

Keller returns to Smyrna Opera House with Along the Road

David Keller looks back fondly on his time as executive director of the Smyrna Opera House. “I really do miss it there. I miss the people. There are a lot of great people in Smyrna and I made some great friendships,” he said. “I think we took what was essentially a Mom and Pop operation, […]

R&B’s Gill, country’s Atkins to play downstate Delaware in 2019

Two area concerts for 2019 were announced today. Two-time Grammy Award R&B nominee Johnny Gill will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, March 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Tuesday and can be purchased at doverdowns.com. Prices range from $40-$60. Mr. Gill, a Washington […]

Best Bets: Logen to tell tales of tunes for Dover shows

For Americana/folk artist Michael Logen, getting a chance to talk about his songs while performing brings a whole added dimension to his work. “I love it. I just did a month-long tour of the UK with that kind of format and it’s a unique kind of show,” he said. “A lot of folks have never […]

BEST BETS: The ChurchKey Saints to bless Dover with show

The ChurchKey Saints, an original trio from Dover, has been a group for under a year. In the short time they have been playing and singing together they have stumbled across what they come to described as “their sound.” Tonight, the Saints take their original homegrown music with an indie edge to the Patchwork Playhouse […]

BEST BETS: Milton’s Jimmie Allen revved for Dover race concert

Jimmie Allen says he needs to start another bucket list. Although he admits his first one was short, the Milton-born country singer has already checked the items off or will later this year. “They were to play the Delaware State Fair, the Grand Ole Opry and the Rusty Rudder or Bottle & Cork,” he said […]

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 […]

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 […]