Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Jason Langley, James Gaddas and Company perform in Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical.PAMELA RAITH/Mirvish in his book Ballads and Marine Songs of Nova Scotia, W. Roy MacKenzie described sea shanties as an “outdated ritual”. That was in 1909. But now the saltwater kind of song is back. Thanks to a lonely Scotsman who sparked a social … Read more

‘Rock and roll loud, fast:’ Shane de Leon is getting old, but he’ll never slow down | Regional News

‘Rock and roll loud, fast:’ Shane de Leon is getting old, but he’ll never slow down |  Regional News

Miss Massive Snowflake is kicking off a tour of Montana with stops in Billings, Bozeman and Missoula. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Rogers Once upon a time, Shane de Leon wanted nothing more than to leave Billings, Montana. He grew up here, attending Burlington Elementary School, Will James Middle School, and West High School. He is … Read more

MARTIN: Taylor Swift announces tour dates; Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductions | community alert

MARTIN: Taylor Swift announces tour dates;  Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductions |  community alert

Whether you’re a fan of Taylor Swift or not, you should respect her work ethic. This girl has been very busy these last few years. The last time she did an actual tour was in 2018. Last week she announced a massive 27-date stadium tour scheduled to kick off on March 18 in Glendale, Arizona. … Read more

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chicago band to perform in Tyler this weekend; band talks trip after COVID | art and entertainment

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chicago band to perform in Tyler this weekend;  band talks trip after COVID |  art and entertainment

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chicago band to perform in Tyler this weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the UT Tyler Cowan Center. Tickets range from $64 to $129 and can be purchased at www.cowancenter.org/buy-tickets. Before the show, read this contribution with Chicago keyboardist/singer and founding member Robert Lamm, who shares how not touring … Read more

Alice Cooper Aims to Turn Tulsa Hard Rock Show Into a Halloween Party

Alice Cooper Aims to Turn Tulsa Hard Rock Show Into a Halloween Party

From the department of what seems right: Alice Cooper is visiting during the Halloween season. The shock rock pioneer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will perform Friday, October 28 at Hard Rock Live inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “Any time we do a show this close to Halloween, I expect … Read more