After nearly 40 years in the entertainment business wearing a variety of hats – journalist, radio host, publicist, booking agent, artist management, record label promotions, record retailer, night club management, and other assorted and sometimes sordid aspects – one tends to amass a memorab…
Ian McLagan, a journeyman British keyboardist known for the famous company he keeps and who he has made music with, performs songs from the various eras of his remarkable career on Oct. 30 at Fitzgerald’s (6615 Roosevelt Rd.)in Berwyn.Tickets: $15 in advance and $18 at the door.More: (708) 7…
I'll emcee the latter part of the evening at the “To Remember A Fallen Hero” memorial to fallen Merrillville police officer Nickolaus Schultz Saturday at Catch 22 (500 E. 81st Ave.) in Merrillville.
The lower level coffee house at Valparaiso’s Front Porch Music (505 E. Lincolnway) is the place where region music fans who favor string music will be gathering as the venue presents two nights of back to back concert artists.
Transplanted region native Katie Schlesinger grew up in Munster and graduated as a “Mustang” before transforming herself into the trendy, indie rocker Katie Day and relocating to San Francisco. The term “indie” gets underscored in the case of Day, who writes, arranges, sings, produces and pl…
After hearing Into The Light’s 2010 self-titled sophomore album, I was impressed enough to rank it as one of the best regionally-released CDs of that year.
Has it really been 30 years since hippy revivalist band Enuff Z’Nuff first burst out of Chicago’s South Side (Blue Island) to conquer MTV and radio playlists with their Beatlesque brand of paisley pop?
“We’ve been wanting to do some kind of big outdoor event this summer and we love animals so this just seemed to be a great fit,” said Broadway Glass & Customs general manager Todd O’Day on how he and his staff came to do this Saturday’s “Doggie Days End Of Summer Fest” from 1 to 6 p.m. …
As emcee for last week’s “Battle of Midway” at the Lake County Fair, this columnist was excited to see top shelf young talent coming up the region music scene ranks. The style of each competing band was completely different and ranged from hard alternative and classic pop/rock to country/pop…
The Neverly Brothers
This is a great weekend for Northwest Indiana Beatles’ fans. There'll be three events over three days all celebrating the Fab tunes of John, Paul, George and Ringo.
Front Porch Music presents "The 2nd annual Front Porch Music Festival" from 3 to 7pm Aug. 3 at downtown Valparaiso’s Central Park.
Several months ago a radio promotion friend Tom Mazzetta suggested this 21-year-old R&B/pop singer from Holland, Mich. named Kanisha K. might be a good guest for my weekly Lakeshore Public Radio show, “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges.”
Summer has officially arrived in Northwest Indiana now that Hammond’s 11th annual Festival of the Lakes has kicked off at Wolf Lake Memorial Park (2338 Calumet Avenue).
With the sexy image and sultry vocals of West Coast actress-turned-singer Terri Nunn, the band Berlin helped introduce American music fans to Europe’s Electro-Pop sound. The band's racy first hit debuted in 1982.
Oscar & The Majestics were a hard-rocking, soul-influenced, garage-punk quartet of the 1960s from Gary who recorded most of their tunes at the legendary Chess Recording Studios in Chicago for the USA Records label.
Lake County Fair mascot "BEA the Bee" will join Times columnist Tom Lounges in creating a "buzz" about reading during a series of Saturday morning appearances at various Lake County Public Library branches.
Lake County Fair mascot "BEA the Bee" will join Times columnist Tom Lounges in creating a "buzz" about reading during a series of Saturday morning appearances at various Lake County Public Library branches as they team up to entertain children 10 and younger with story book readings, refresh…
ROBERT ROLFE FEDDERSEN and THE HIGHWAY BAND are among the seven regional musical artists performing Saturday at the "Livin' It Up!" Music Festival benefitting the Porter County Special Olympics.
Robert Rolfe Feddersen will perform at the "Livin' It Up!" Music Festival.
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