Loverboy to perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

  DOVER — Loverboy, the Canadian rock band known for hits “Working for the Weekend,” “Turn Me Loose,” and “Lovin’ Every Minute of It” will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at doverdowns.com. Ticket prices range from $30-$50. Loverboy formed […]

Tickets go on sale for Jimmie Allen, Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone at Harrington Raceway

HARRINGTON — Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 9 for two musical acts coming next year as part of Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Live On Stage series. Country rising star Jimmie Allen is scheduled to perform on Saturday, Feb 9, 2019, and Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone are scheduled to perform May 11, 2019, […]

Inaugural Bands On The River Marching Band Festival Oct. 13

DAGSBORO – Three high school bands will perform separately and then together in a closing finale Saturday, Oct. 13 in the inaugural Bands on The River Marching Band Festival. Marching bands from Cape Henlopen, Sussex Central and host Indian River will perform their 2018 field shows on the Indian River High School stadium field. Gates […]

Town of Smyrna’s Movie Night gaining a following

SMYRNA — There’s probably no bloodthirsty, famous, toothy, oversized shark lurking in Lake Como … right? The Town of Smyrna is promoting its free movie night Tuesday at dusk with a tongue-in-cheek approach that maybe raises some doubts: “No Swimming in Lake Como, Unless you DARE Aug 21st,” begins the news and announcements item listed […]

Hip-hop show Phonicpalooza crops up next to Firefly

DOVER — Traditionally, a lucky local musical act or two has a chance to perform on one of the Firefly Music Festival’s stages. This year, Amillion The Poet of Dover, had that opportunity. However, for several years, a concurrent, unaffiliated music festival known as After Fly has been offering a venue to more local acts. […]

Firefly Music Festival tunes up for seventh year in Dover

DOVER — In getting ready for this year’s Firefly Music Festival, which starts Thursday when gates open at 5 p.m., organizers have had the longest preparation time since that inaugural year in 2012 when the event was held in July. And boy have they needed it. The torrential rain the Dover area has received in […]

Kent County offers options for families to ring in 2018

DOVER — It won’t actually be New Year’s Eve and it won’t be midnight when many Dover-area kids and their families celebrate the start of a new year this weekend. That’s OK, they will surely enjoy their fun-filled celebrations at a couple of different places in Kent County just the same. The Friends of Kent […]

DAFB airman is Air Force Entertainer of the Year

DOVER — Senior Airman Marcus Ward has danced his way to the 2017 Air Force Entertainer of the Year award. The airman from the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Dover Air Force Base earned the most votes in a U.S. Air Force online competition. His contemporary dance moves to “Walking with the Elephants” — performed […]

Take a trip to the 1700s on Saturday

  DOVER — Attendees to Saturday’s festival in downtown Dover will get a glimpse of what life was like in colonial days, with performers, activities and food that emulate the feel of the state capital in the 1700s. The First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair takes place on The Green from 10 a.m. […]

BEST BETS: Michael Jr. takes comedy to church

If you’ve been told it’s impolite to laugh in church, you may be convinced otherwise as standup comedian Michael Jr. brings his family-friendly act to Calvary Church in Dover Saturday night. Covering such topics wide-ranging as the pressures of being Jesus’ younger brother and those who have been religiously oversaved to the mall and growing […]