Country music’s Vassar to play Harrington’s Exhibit Hall

HARRINGTON — Country songwriter and recording artist Phil Vassar will perform at the Exhibit Hall on Saturday, March 14 as part of the Live On Stage series line-up. Celebrating 20 years of chart-topping country hits, Mr. Vassar is taking them on the road with his “Hitsteria Tour.” With 10 No. 1 singles, 15 Top 10s […]

America returning to Dover Downs for 50th anniversary

DOVER,— America will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, June 26. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 21 at noon at doverdowns.com. Prices range from $45 to $100. Special VIP packages will be offered for this show ranging from $199 to $250. Available packages include: Front Row Package (10 seats […]

Best Bets: Central Delaware Blues Society sending Slim and the Perkolators to Memphis

The Philadelphia-based blues band Slim and the Perkolators have eyed this year as a chance to really break out. It’s already getting off to a good start. Thanks to winning the Central Delaware Blues Society competition in the fall, the group will head to the prestigious International Blues Challenge in Memphis Jan. 28-Feb. 1. Already […]

Singer Aaron Lewis coming to Dover Downs

DOVER — Aaron Lewis will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, June 5. Tickets on sale Tuesday, Jan. 14. Tickets range from $55 to $115. A special VIP package offer includes 50 seats in rows 1-10 and includes an exclusive pre-show meet and greet with Mr. Lewis, personal photograph with […]

Lougheed enjoying second act as Elvis artist

DOVER — These days, every day is a blessing for Bob Lougheed. Some days it’s at home on Long Neck. Some days it’s relishing the role as a proud first-time grandfather with grandson Kylen Michael, born this past July. And sometimes it’s on the road solo or with the Memphis Mafia — the band of […]

Best Bets: Area entertainment calendar packed for 2020

As we ring in the new year, let’s see what we know about the upcoming year in entertainment offerings. •When it comes to the 2020 Firefly Music Festival, there’s only really one thing we do know so far. The festival is going back to its four-day format, scheduled for June 18-21. Last year was the […]

Melvin’s daughter helps keep Blue Notes’ legacy alive

DOVER — This time of year is always an emotional one for Trudy Melvin. Her late father loved Christmas. “He was a fantastic father. He loved shopping and buying toys and decorating the tree. It was his favorite holiday,” she said. “Those memories help get you over the hump.” Her father was the legendary R&B […]

Best Bets: Rockshop closing its doors tonight

Friday will be bittersweet at The Rockshop Performing Arts Center in Camden as the doors will close after tonight’s event. Stanton’s 4th Wall’s “On The Air: An Old Time Radio Show,” will be the final production for the venue, which opened in April of 2017 next to B&B Music at 3395 S. DuPont Highway. Music […]

Best Bets: Grey Fox Band brings back blues

With a multitude of area blues groups on the scene, The Grey Fox Band stands out. Their style of traditional blues is an anomaly among the music usually played by most bands these days. “You hear a lot of rock-blues bands playing Jimi Hendrix or Stevie Ray Vaughan. But not too many guys play the […]

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 […]