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Three decades not  “Z’Nuff” for South Side rockers

Three decades not “Z’Nuff” for South Side rockers

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?

August 28, 2014 1:00 am
'Doggie Days' celebrated with cars, bikes and bands

'Doggie Days' celebrated with cars, bikes and bands

 “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. …

August 21, 2014 1:00 am
L.C. Fair's battle competition a tight match

L.C. Fair's battle competition a tight match

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…

August 14, 2014 1:00 am
The Neverly Brothers

The Neverly Brothers

The Neverly Brothers

August 07, 2014 1:00 am
Rooftop Band

Rooftop Band

Rooftop

August 07, 2014 1:00 am
A weekend of Beatles, Beatles, Beatles

A weekend of Beatles, Beatles, Beatles

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.

August 07, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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American English

American English

American English.

August 07, 2014 1:00 am
Front Porch teachers showcase their talents

Front Porch teachers showcase their talents

Front Porch Music presents "The 2nd annual Front Porch Music Festival" from 3 to 7pm Aug. 3 at downtown Valparaiso’s Central Park.

July 31, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Kanisha K. grooves into the Region

Kanisha K. grooves into the Region

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.”

July 24, 2014 1:00 am
Top names set to turn it up in Indiana

Top names set to turn it up in Indiana

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).

July 17, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Rockin' the opera house

Rockin' the opera house

With the national economy still recovering, the last few years have been an especially tough time for those in the arts as people trying to keep ahead of their bills have had less money than usual budgeted for entertainment.

July 10, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Planting possibilities with musical seeds

Planting possibilities with musical seeds

Rockopelli 2014 – once again benefitting Planting Possibilities – happens on Sunday, July 13 at Main Square Park in Highland from 2:30 to 9pm. Admission is free however, donations are most appreciated.

June 27, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Berlin’s Terri Nunn is singing and looking better than ever

Berlin’s Terri Nunn is singing and looking better than ever

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.

June 26, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Local Sixties teen idols ready to rock the Region

Local Sixties teen idols ready to rock the Region

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.

June 19, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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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.

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…

June 12, 2014 1:00 am
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 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 and The Highway Band are among the seven regional musical artists performing Saturday at the "Livin' It Up!" Music Festival which benefits the Porter County Special Olympics.

June 12, 2014 1:00 am
Local Scene: Region bikers and bands rally for Special Olympics athletes

Local Scene: Region bikers and bands rally for Special Olympics athletes

The annual “Livin’ It Up Benefit for Porter County Special Olympics” has grown considerably since last year and now includes a bike run, bike show, car show, beer garden, food vendors and several music groups performing noon to 9pm at Sunset Hill Farm County Park (the corner of Route 6 and M…

June 12, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Lake County Fair and Lake County Public Library promote literacy

Lake County Fair and Lake County Public Library promote literacy

“Bea,” the Lake County Fair mascot and a symbol of the summer season in Northwest Indiana, will be flying into five local Lake County Public Library branches in the coming weeks to remind region families that the 162nd Lake County Fair is coming up Aug. 1 to 10 while helping promote summer r…

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond detective still making a difference in young lives

Hammond detective still making a difference in young lives

The 9th annual Joe B. Memorial Bike Run and Concert produced by the family and friends of Detective Sgt. Joe Betustak Jr. returns to Hammond’s Wolf Lake Memorial Park Saturday.

May 15, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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