R&B’s Joe to perform at Dover Downs

DOVER – Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer Joe will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at doverdowns.com or by calling VIP services at 800-711-5882. Prices range from $35-$55. Joe Thomas, born in Georgia and raised in […]

BEST BETS: Yellow Dubmarine mashes Beatles with reggae for Smyrna concert

Robbie Cooper says a sign of great music is that it can be interpreted in many different ways. That’s the notion behind his Baltimore-based band Yellow Dubmarine, which puts tunes from The Beatles to a reggae beat. “It’s kind of a no-brainer if you think about it. That’s the one thing about all Beatles music. […]

BEST BETS: Music fans to get the blues at Roadhouse Festival

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to the potential for heavy rain and thunderstorms, the Roadhouse Blues Fest has been moved inside of the Jonathan’s Landing Golf Clubhouse. A day of music and more awaits those headed to the fifth annual Roadhouse Blues Festival presented by the Central Delaware Blues Society Saturday at Jonathan’s Landing in Magnolia. This […]

Bourbon, Beer & Butts to feature classic rock at Quillen

HARRINGTON — Classic rock, bourbon, craft beer and barbecue will combine Sept. 29 at the first Bourbon, Beer & Butts festival at The Quillen Arena, featuring a Rock of the 70s quartet of acts. The second event in the Q Concert Series on the Delaware State Fairgrounds, announced Wednesday evening, will feature the music of […]

BEST BETS: Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival set for fall

Temperatures may be in the 90s these days, but the Delaware State Fair and the Biggs Museum of American Art are already thinking fall. The two announced Thursday that they will partner for a new open-air event called The Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival. The festival is an all-weather Halloween event that will take place […]

BEST BETS: Nothin’ But Trouble going big at Smyrna Opera House

The quartet, which has entertained throughout the area for the last 12 years, will play the Smyrna Opera House backed by Wes Lanich on keyboard along with the Handcuffed Horns featuring Rob and David Kershner. “It’s a rare occurrence when we get to play with other guys and it’s hard to find a venue where […]

BEST BETS: Tommy Conwell to rock June Jam

Tommy Conwell has fond memories of June Jam and is ready to make some new ones on Saturday. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the charity music festival is bringing back old favorites, which include the reunion of local bands such as Hyde Park and Furious George along with Johnny Neel. For Mr. Conwell, who gained fame […]

Richardson to land in Dover with Jefferson Starship

DOVER — Although 10 years have gone by, Cathy Richardson still has a hard time believing what’s she’s doing for a living. Ms. Richardson is lead singer for Jefferson Starship — the band that sprung forth following the split of the seminal Jefferson Airplane. “It’s been an amazing ride,” she said Tuesday afternoon from her […]

Country’s Sara Evans to perform at Dover Downs

DOVER – Award-winning country music star Sara Evans will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Tuesday, June 5 and can be purchased by visiting DoverDowns.com. Prices range from $40-$60, with a limited number of special VIP packages […]

BEST BETS: Sunroom Songwriters Series lets music shine through Dover house concerts

Musicians for over 40 years, Jerry and Nancy Maliwesky know what it’s like to find places to perform. So they created one. Going strong for the last year, the Sunroom Songwriters Series is staged right out of their West Dover home. “As fellow musicians, Jerry and I both realize how hard it is just to […]