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Blame it on Lawrence Welk. If you're unfamiliar with that name, members of the American Accordionists' Association will give you an extra-warm welcome to their festival in Baltimore this week. Accordionists in this country have long struggled with the...
There are a few plays John Vaughan will probably never direct for Children's Hospital of Orange County's annual fundraiser. Something like "Waiting for Godot," for example, unless he found a way to write Godot into the script, plus 60 or 70 other...
TICKET BOX: Motley Crue at Sands, Dylan at Stabler, Macy Gray at Musikfest Cafe and Lee Brice at Penn's Peak among new shows listedLehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWelcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Motley Crue at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bob Dylan at Stabler Arena, Macy Gray at Musikfest Café and Lee Brice at Penn’s Peak are among more than 75......
Here's how end-of-the-world projections, based on the Mayan calendar, are being greeted in some quarters of the pop music world on Twitter. Pop & Hiss has decided to include two end-of-the-world tweets from Weird Al Yankovic because 1) he had the...
It may surprise those who remember Emo Philips from his white-hot 1980s days to learn that Downers Grove's favorite son is still performing stand-up comedy and, at 56, still doing it the same way: as a sort of querulous, bowl-cut man-child squeaking out...
Driving down the 1700 block of Kenwood Place in Costa Mesa, it's not easy to miss Terrell "Terry" Koken's house. On a street lined with well-manicured lawns, budding palm trees and flower beds, Koken's yard — with its pine tree, brush, untamed...
Young the Giant is just one of the acts billed for the Pacific Amphitheatre's Summer Concert Series' at the 2012 Orange County Fair. The lineup offers genres of popular music that should resonate with different generations, ranging from reggae to country...
There's a bunch of great stuff happening this week at Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne this week. Here are some highlights: Thursday: Steve Kimock, Bernie Worrell, Wally Ingram & Reed Mathis. Worrell played keys for The Talking Heads and...
Laughter is contagious, infectious, guaranteed to elevate the soul. Couple that with a great venue, some outstanding drinks and food and pleasant company and you've got an evening on your hands. Here are just five of the many outstanding comedy shows you'...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe king of pop culture parody is coming to Hartman Arena. Weird Al Yankovic will perform on Wednesday, May 1. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, February 10 at 10:00 am and are $21.50, $37.50, $52.50, and $87. Tickets are available at www....
Pop & HissWhat’s not to love about a group that staunchly believes the Top 40 would be vastly improved with the application of banjo and mandolin plucking, fiddle sawing and backwoods harmonizing? Guitarist and frontman Digger Cleverly, a.k.a. comedian-...
Show TrackerChris Hardwick is creator and host of the popular “Nerdist Podcast.” He’s aiming for an increasingly broad audience, however, with a copious array of new projects, including his new book “The Nerdist Way.” Already the host of...
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