Serafin Ensemble presents ‘Winter Music’ in Milton

MILTON — The sounds of the season will ring out at the Milton Theatre next week as the Serafin Ensemble presents “Winter Music” Thursday night at 7. The evening will feature chamber performances by violinists Kate Ransom and Amos Fayette, Luke Fleming on viola, Jacques-Pierre Malan on cello with countertenor Gus Mercante. The complete program […]

Cheap Trick to perform at Dover Downs Feb. 8

DOVER — Cheap Trick will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Saturday Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at noon and can be purchased by visiting Prices range from $55 to $100. With over 5,000 performances spanning four decades and 20 million records sold worldwide, Cheap […]

Best Bets: War brings peace through music to Dover

Formed in 1969, the band War has been many things to many people. To some they are a Latin pop group, to others rock ’n’ roll and even calypso and reggae to another segment of music fans. And that’s fine with lead singer and founding member Lonnie Jordan — as long as you experience their […]

Best Bets: Blavat brings back memories at Dover Downs

Talking to Jerry Blavat is like taking a master class in show business. The legendary Philadelphia disc jockey was best man at Sammy Davis Jr.’s wedding to his wife Altovise, served as a valet for Don Rickles and road manager for the doo wop group Danny and The Juniors. And that doesn’t even begin to […]

Best Bets: Terry to tell musical tales at Dover’s Patchwork

Jesse Terry spent much of Monday in a Dublin airport waiting for his plane to take off and bring him back to his wife and young daughter in Connecticut. He had been playing gigs all over Great Britain and Ireland for the past couple of weeks and a multi-hour delay was the last thing he […]

Country’s Tyler Farr to perform in Dover on April 10

DOVER — Country singer Tyler Farr will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center April 10. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 29 at noon by visiting Prices range from $50 to $125. Mr. Farr is the first artist signed to Jason Aldean’s Night Train Records/BBR Music Group. The country rocker, with […]

Keith Sweat to play Dover Downs Jan. 10

DOVER — American Music Award winner Keith Sweat will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Jan. 10. Tickets on sale Tuesday, Oct. 22 at noon. They can be purchased by visiting Prices range from $45-$100. Mr. Sweat, a major force in R&B, is best known for his distinctive “whining” […]

Best Bets: Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival marks its 30th year

It’s a year of milestones for the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival. Not only is the event celebrating its 30th anniversary but this is the 25th year for the man who runs it all. Denny Santangini is president of the Delaware Celebration of Jazz, a 501[c3] organization based in Sussex County, which produces the Rehoboth Beach […]

Best Bets: Stone Jack Ballers roll to Dover Public Library show

Ever since he can remember, Brian McDaniel wanted to play the guitar. “I was obsessed with the guitar from an early age. We have pictures of me when I was young where I am holding a baseball bat like a guitar,” he recalls. The Milford native and now Dover resident who manages the Dover restaurant […]

Best Bets: Milton Theatre stages ‘Next to Normal’ musical

For Fred Munzert, directing the musical “Next to Normal,” has been a decade in the making. “This piece is very personal for me. I saw it not long after it opened on Broadway and it hit me hard. I liked how real-life it was. Oftentimes musicals are in these surreal, other places. But this has […]