Best Bets: Hoochi Coochi hyped for Smyrna at Night

In less than four years, the local indie blues band Hoochi Coochi has stirred up a whole bunch of excitement and garnered fans up and down the East Coast. Made up of Dover native Fatz Hawkins, Smyrna’s Danielle “Brown Sug” Johnson, Camden’s Mark Reed and Bridgeville’s Chelsea Grant, Hoochi Coochi has been a constant presence […]

Best Bets: Concerts on The Green ready to groove Dover

A Dover tradition that brings family and friends together for an evening of free music and fun continues this month as the 43rd annual Concerts on The Green series kicks off Thursday with local Irish band Celtic Harvest. The series continues for 14 weeks on Dover’s historic Green every Thursday night except July 4 starting […]

Georgetown Summer Concert series set to get underway

GEORGETOWN — Sounds of popular Delmarva bands and musical acts will break late spring and summer silence on Thursday evenings in Georgetown. With bands booked and sponsorships on board, community unity is the underlying mission of the 2019 Georgetown Summer Concert Series — a dozen concerts featuring rock ’n’ roll, classic rock, new and classic […]

Best Bets: Dover-bound Daniels still revved up after all these years

Charlie Daniels is calling. He’s got 10 minutes to talk before he has to prepare for a show in Greensboro, North Carolina. At the age of 82, the country music legend has been at this for more than 60 years. With fiddle in hand and more than a few musical yarns to spin, he still […]

Country’s Jake Owen to perform at Quillen Arena

HARRINGTON — Country music star Jake Owen will play the Delaware State Fair’s Quillen Arena Sept. 13, fair officials announced Wednesday evening. The ACM Award-nominated singer/songwriter’s current Top 10 single is “Down To The Honkytonk.” That follows Mr. Owen’s seventh career No. 1 hit, “I Was Jack (You Were Diane).” Both are off his latest […]

The Kennedys in tune with Delaware Friends of Folk

Folk-rock duo The Kennedys bring their Endless Tour to Dover Saturday night for a date with the Delaware Friends of Folk Coffeehouse series. The tour started way back in 1993 when they first came together and really hasn’t stopped since. “We just love playing gigs,” said Pete Kennedy, who teams with wife Maura in a […]

Dover Symphony Pops Concert set for May 4

The Dover Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Donald Buxton, will conclude its 2018-2019 season on Saturday, May 4 with its annual Dover Days Pops Concert. The concert will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Calvary Church on East Lebanon Road (Route 10) in Dover. The orchestra will perform a variety of medleys and selections […]

Best Bets: Wilson pays tribute to his famous father in Harrington

For years, Bobby Brooks was told that he looked like, sounded like and acted like the late R&B singer Jackie Wilson. And as it turns out, there was a good reason for that. He is Jackie Wilson’s son. But it wasn’t until later in life that he found that out. Now known as Bobby Brooks […]

Delaware Choral Society serves up ‘Musical Feast’

DOVER — The Delaware Choral Society’s “Musical Feast” – a food-themed musical program – takes center stage at Dover High School on Saturday. “It seemed like a fun theme and I asked for food-related pieces from my friends on Facebook and got about 50 suggestions,” said Dr. James Wilson, director of the group. The group […]

Best Bets: Sylvia to sing, tell stories in Smyrna

In 1982, hit singer Sylvia learned a valuable lesson that has carried through to today. Wrapping up her second album “Just Sylvia,” songwriters Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan rushed into the studio with a song that they had just finished. “It was about 2 p.m. We had already chosen the songs for the album but […]

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