Best Bets: Sherlock Holmes, Watson solve crime in Dover

While much of Dover Comic Con looks to the future, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will offer guests a trip to the past. On Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover will present “The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware,” […]

Chaka Khan to play Dover Downs

DOVER — Singer-songwriter Chaka Khan will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting doverdowns.com. Prices range from $50-$115. During her career, Ms. Khan has 10 number one songs on the Billboard charts, seven RIAA-certified gold […]

Best Bets: Smyrna-bound Isaacs put faith in their music

For Lily Isaacs, being a member of her family band goes way beyond music. It’s been a calling. “It wasn’t the plan. It wasn’t the life I grew up with. But it totally feels like a ministry. We are doing what God intended us to do as a family,” she said this week by phone […]

Ken Jeong’s Dover show moved to Nov. 22

DOVER – Actor and Comedian Ken Jeong’s previously sold out show at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino’s Rollins Center, scheduled for Sept. 21, has been moved to Friday, Nov. 22 due to a scheduling conflict. Show patrons can either keep the tickets they currently have and use them on the new show date or receive […]

Best Bets: Food Truck Throwdown growing at Blue Earl

In just its third year, Blue Earl’s Food Truck Throwdown has grown so much that it’s doubling its days this year. “I wanted to double their pleasure,” said Ron Price, founder and brewmaster at Blue Earl Brewing in Smyrna. “It’s been so successful that I wanted to make it into a two-day event this year. […]

Best Bets: Billy Joel band members bring Big Shot to Freeman Stage

Tonight, Billy Joel and his band play Camden Yards in Baltimore. If you can’t make it (or can’t afford it), The Freeman Stage features the next best thing on Saturday. Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot perform the music of The Piano Man and more in Selbyville. But this isn’t any run-of-the-mill tribute band. Three of […]

Grand Funk Railroad to play free concert before Oct. NASCAR race

DOVER – Grand Funk Railroad, the top-selling American rock group of the 1970s, will perform a free concert on the Xfinity Stage at Victory Plaza on Sunday, Oct. 6, before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway, part of the Monster Mile’s 50th Anniversary celebration. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

Best Bets: Blues Traveler runs around to Freeman Stage

For Blues Traveler keyboardist Ben Wilson, he’s not sure what’s hotter in Delaware, the fans or the weather. The veteran blues/rock jam band has played in various Delaware locales over the past few years from The Queen in Wilmington to the Delaware State Fair to the Bottle & Cork in Dewey Beach and the Freeman […]

Best Bets: Singer-songwriters Treacher, Catanzaro double up in Dover

It’s a musical partnership that almost didn’t happen. When singer-songwriters Cassidy Catanzaro and Robinson Treacher were booked last year to play a gig together in Philadelphia, Ms. Catanzaro’s then-manager told her not to do it. “He didn’t like me and I didn’t like him,” Mr. Treacher recalled. She ignored his advice and played the concert […]

The beat goes on at June Jam Saturday

HOUSTON — Often billed as “Delaware’s Best Outdoor Concert,” June Jam will carry on the local tradition during the 41st annual charity musical festival Saturday at the G&R Campground in Houston. “It’s an exciting time for us,” said Lynn Fowler, vice president of the festival. “After 41 years, so many music fans and local business […]