Best Bets: Celebrating Easter at a safe distance

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the regulations of social distancing will be felt especially hard this weekend as Easter Sunday activities will be affected with the cancellation of nonreligious events such as Easter Egg hunts and trips to see the Easter Bunny. But there are a couple of places where you can take the kids […]

Dover Downs reschedules spring and summer shows

DOVER — Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Dover Downs announced Thursday that it has rescheduled all spring and summer upcoming entertainment at the Rollins Center. The following shows have been rescheduled to the below dates. All tickets will be honored from previous date of show. Refunds will be honored for up to 30 days […]

Local Delaware musicians facing uncertain future

To borrow a phrase from Don McLean, this became the week the music died. At least for the time being. With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bars, halls and restaurants were forced to cancel live music from their menus as they themselves were forced to close or offer just carry-out food and alcohol options. […]

Dover Downs cancels Tyler Farr concert set for April

DOVER — Due to the outbreak and growing concerns surrounding coronavirus Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has cancelled the Tyler Farr performance scheduled for Friday, April 10. At this time, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino remains closed. All tickets purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded. Any tickets purchased with cash will be […]

Best Bets: Coronavirus fears spur event cancellations

This weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day events may be a bit more subdued because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Downtown Milford Inc. announced Thursday the postponement of Saturday night’s 10th annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl and Sunday’s Irish Dance and Concert. According to a statement, officials said “We were very much looking forward to […]

‘Sinatra 101′ coming to Smyrna Opera House

SMYRNA — Sean Reilly, vocalist in the Frank Sinatra style, will be accompanied by David Zipse and the Sinatra Centennial Orchestra for “The Tales Behind the Tunes – Sinatra 101” at the Smyrna Opera House March 28 at 7 p.m. Mr. Reilly will tell the backstories of songs and then performs those tunes Tickets are […]

Hank Williams Jr., Becky G to play Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Country legend Hank Williams Jr. and Latin recording artist Becky G were added to the Delaware State Fair concert lineup Monday night. “As the calendar moves closer every day towards the 101st Delaware state Fair, we are working to finalize the lineup for the 2020 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series and are happy […]

Sussex schools remember Rosedale with jazz performance

GEORGETOWN – Sussex Central High School’s Take Two Drama Club will present “A Black History Month Celebration of Jazz: A Tribute to the Rosedale” on Tuesday,. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. at SCHS. Paying homage to the Rosedale Hotel — a legendary performing venue for some of the greatest performers of the last […]

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 […]