| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Musikfes’t penultimate day offers another strong lineup on its free stages. Here are our Top 3, plus a few more: George Dennehy plays Lyrikplatz today SATURDAY, AUG. 10 The Steel Wheels The Steel Wheels Fox Street Allstars, 3:30 p.m., Plaza......
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Concert tickets for the Naperville Jaycees' Last Fling taking place over Labor Day weekend are now available online.
Advance tickets for the concerts on Rotary Hill are $10 for the Aug. 30 performance by Jerrod Niemann, $20 for Goo Goo Dolls on Aug....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Halfway through 2013, it’s shaping up to be quite a year in concerts. The 50h anniversary of The Rolling Stones. The 40th anniversary of country icons Alabama. Iconic stars. Hot upstarts. They’ve all come through the Lehigh Valley/Philadelphia...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Rather than have his buddies over to his Los Angeles home Thursday for a Fourth of July barbecue, Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik was playing host in a mostly bare dressing room backstage at Ravinia Festival, where his band was set to perform its...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ben Folds Five began its 1997 hit album "Whatever and Ever Amen" with a flashback.
"September in '75, I was 47 inches high," sung pianist Folds. "... I still got beat up after class."
Sunday night at the Greek Theatre, Folds used those lines to open a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
It's full of doomy imagery and gloomy guitars, but Black Sabbath's latest album has hardly scared off listeners: "13" debuted this week atop the Billboard 200 album chart with sales of 155,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The record is the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| May 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere.
But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The numbers alone say the 138th Preakness was a huge success.
A crowd of 117,203, the fourth largest in Preakness history, was on hand to see long-shot Oxbow's shocking win and heavy-favorite Orb's disappointing run. And the total handle for the day...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:08 AM
John Rzeznik, lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls, should know a thing or two about wedding songs. He wrote the inescapable hit "Iris" in 1998, which plenty of newly married couples have played for their first dance, including, most famously, singer Avril...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:07 AM
You know the Goo Goo Dolls' hits: "Name," "Long Way Down," "Slide," "Black Balloon" and, of course, the once-ubiquitous ballad from the "City of Angels" soundtrack, "Iris." But what about the less popular album cuts? Like any band with material spanning...