Concert Reviews

Saint Motel plays for sold-out crowd at Kirby Center

Saint Motel plays for sold-out crowd at Kirby Center

Up-and-coming indie pop band Saint Motel thrilled a sold-out crowd with a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” performance at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday. The quartet from Los Angeles – A/J Jackson (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), Aaron Sharp (lead guitar), Dak Lerdamornpong (bass) and Greg Erwin (drums) – relied heavily […]

Midtown Men make memories at MSP

Midtown Men make memories at MSP

PLAINS — Impeccably dressed in matching metallic blue suits with black skinny ties, the Midtown Men dazzled a sold-out crowd at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday with one ‘60s classic after another. The foursome that rose to fame as the original Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning “Jersey Boys” – Tony winner Christian Hoff, Michael […]

A little rock, a little country comes to the Kirby

A little rock, a little country comes to the Kirby

It was the best of both worlds Saturday night at the F.M. Kirby Center as Girls Guns and Glory played two fabulous sets in the chandelier lobby. First, the quartet from Boston played about 30 minutes of its roots rock originals, then with the addition of a young, female fiddler, the band played more than […]

Midtown Men mayhem at MSP

Midtown Men mayhem at MSP

While they were busy on Broadway originating the roles of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in “Jersey Boys,” four of the show’s stars were also singing other classics of the 1960s on the side. “We kept getting these calls, asking if the four of us could perform at corporate events and private parties,” said […]

The Pavilion a blaze with performances by Wiz Kahlifa, Fall Out Boy

The Pavilion a blaze with performances by Wiz Kahlifa, Fall Out Boy

By Rachel Holly For Weekender Wiz Khalifia proformed at Montage Mountain on July 4. http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_w1_faa1.jpgWiz Khalifia proformed at Montage Mountain on July 4. A fan records the proformance of Wiz Khalifia on July 4 at Montage Mountain. http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_w2_faa1.jpgA fan records the proformance of Wiz Khalifia on July 4 at Montage Mountain. Concert goers get ready […]

NEPA locals head to Chicago for a piece of ‘Deadhead,’ music history

NEPA locals head to Chicago for a piece of ‘Deadhead,’ music history

NEPA natives attend historic “Fare Thee Well” tour by The Grateful Dead By Gary Taroli For Weekender Gary Taroli of Dallas, an attorney with Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald, takes his seat at the Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’ final shows at Soldier Field in Chicago, concluding the group’s incredible 50 year run. At left is […]

The Pavilion a blaze with performances by Wiz Kahlifa, Fall Out Boy

The Pavilion a blaze with performances by Wiz Kahlifa, Fall Out Boy

By Rachel Holly For Weekender Wiz Khalifia proformed at Montage Mountain on July 4. A fan records the proformance of Wiz Khalifia on July 4 at Montage Mountain. Concert goers get ready for Fall Out Boy on July 4 at Montage Mountain. Concert goers get ready for Fall Out Boy to take stage on July […]

Audience gets best of blues-rock concert with Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Audience gets best of blues-rock concert with Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Jonny Lang performed with Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band June 14 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Kenny Wayne Shepherd co-headlined with Jonny Lang at the Kirby Center on June 14. For a little more than three hours on Sunday, it was blues-rock heaven at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts […]

The Band proves to be another quality tribute perfromance at the Kirby Center

It was another great evening in the F.M. Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby on Saturday as the music and spirit of The Band was brought back by The THE BAND Band. The tribute musicians from upstate New York – Gary Solomon (bass, vocals), Jack Kraft (keyboards, accordion, vocals), Mike Corbin (guitar, harmonica, vocals), Josh Radin (lead […]

The Band proves to be another quality tribute perfromance at the Kirby Center

The Band proves to be another quality tribute perfromance at the Kirby Center

It was another great evening in the F.M. Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby on Saturday as the music and spirit of The Band was brought back by The THE BAND Band. The tribute musicians from upstate New York – Gary Solomon (bass, vocals), Jack Kraft (keyboards, accordion, vocals), Mike Corbin (guitar, harmonica, vocals), Josh Radin (lead […]