By Sam Brawner There are two things you can always count on at a Raquel Rodriguez performance: One is an undoubtedly impressive show, and the other, her signature 310 necklace, ever present around her neck. 310 just happens to be the area code for the Westside of Los Angeles, where this talented singer was born and raised. It also ... Read More »
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By George Halas Vic Ferrari Symphony on The Rocks is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new CD,...
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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (October 19, 2016) – The Osthoff Resort, on the pristine shores of Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, received a top ranking among Midwest resorts in the prestigious Readers’ Choice Awards from Condé Nast Traveler magazine. With a score of 94.76, The Osthoff was voted #4 on the list of the Top 10 Resorts in the Midwest for 2016. To ... Read More »
BY George Halas As the Beatles sang, “It was 25 years ago today Bob and Nate got the band to play.” On Tuesday, October 25th from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Frank’s Pizza Palace on College Avenue in Appleton, under the direction of current co-leaders Ken Skitch and Marty Robinson, The Big Band Reunion will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the group with ... Read More »
BY Blaine Schultz Mark Hillstrom has worn many hats over the years. You may recognize him behind the counter at The Exclusive Company, as label boss of Erosion Records (whose roster includes Beekler and the Die Kreuzen Tribute Lean Into It) or as a musician in one of his bands over the years. In 2002, Hillstrom released the ep In ... Read More »
BY George Halas On Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Lawrence University Chapel, Peridot and The Fox Valley Symphony will join forces to stage a benefit concert for The Trina Foundation in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Peridot is led by Appleton native and multi-instrumentalist-vocalist Hillary Reynolds and cellist-guitarist-vocalist Trevor Jarvis and includes guitarist Marton Bisits and ... Read More »
BY Ben Rodgers Green Bay Fear is back this year at 1050 Bond St. in Green Bay scaring those brave enough to attend with a full-evening’s slate of attractions. Green Bay Fear is open from 7 to 10 p.m. every Thursday in October and from 7 to 11 p.m. Every Friday and Saturday in October. The event features four main ... Read More »
BY Jennie Holzmann Gobblefest marks eighteen years of Thanksgiving sharing, Wednesday, November 23rd at The Shack in Fond du Lac. “Eighteen years of rockin’ bands and giving back to Fond du Lac,” proclaims event organizer Terry Davis, “close to $80,000 has been raised and contributed to local causes including the Relay for Life Cancer benefit. Thanksgiving has always been about ... Read More »
BY Ben Rogers It didn’t happen by accident. Instead it took more than 20 years, countless gigs, burning out, breaking apart and coming together again. The Cool Waters Band playing today inherently isn’t the same as it was 15 years ago. Well, technically speaking, there are a few of the same members, same instruments and a handful of the same ... Read More »
THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA 13th Annual “Christmas Rocks! Tour” Sat., Nov. 12 Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
The 13th Annual Brian Setzer Orchestra “Christmas Rocks” tour presented by SiriusXM will kick off Saturday, November 12 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra will perform music off their latest Christmas album, Rockin’ Rudolph, plus music off their three previous best-selling holiday albums and ... Read More »
The Appleton Boychoir will kick off their 2016-17 Season with “The Golden Age of Radio” on Saturday, October 22, at 4 pm in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Join the Appleton Boychoir, along with special guest, Tony Palermo, as they transport you back to the 1930’s and 1940’s with THE GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO. Model-A Ford’s were in the streets…the Great ... Read More »