Author: Christina E. Gary

Zoomers Seek To ‘Cancel’ Metallica After ‘Stranger Things’ Clash

Two things happen when an artist has been around long enough. First, they begin to transcend generations, like when Led Zeppelin t-shirts appear year after year in high school hallways as students continue to discover them. Then there’s the backlash of sustained popularity. At this critical moment, that means being “canceled,” and this week it’s […]

Special election to replace MP Walorski | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

Congressman Jackie Walorski (R) IN District 2Photo: Walorski.House.gov UPDATE (August 10, 2022): INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Voters will decide on a new congressman for northern Indiana in November. Governor Holcomb called a special election to replace Congresswoman Jackie Walorski in November. It will be election day. The special election will decide who will complete the […]

Shows at Ocean, Harrah’s offers laughter, magic and a touch of classic rock; Tropicana launches Japanese restaurant Ossu

Summer is when Atlantic City casinos have traditionally scheduled entertainment offerings that go beyond the standard single-night headliner bookings. Among them are three attractions that together span a wide artistic (and demographic) spectrum. Individually, each has a lot to recommend it: Magical mysterious doors At Ocean, the musical revue every Sunday afternoon (until September 4) […]

Indiana Distillery Presents Nostalgic Roasted Marshmallow Bourbon | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – An Indiana distillery with local ties has a playful new take on bourbon. Hotel Tango Distillery has just unveiled its latest offering – a nostalgic toasted marshmallow flavored bourbon. Hotel Tango Distillery, a veteran-owned brand that creates “premium and disciplined” spirits, has launched its “Shmallow Toasted Marshmallow Bourbon.” They invite you […]

Black Francis of the Pixies: “In the age of the internet, rock music has been knocked off its pedestal. People just don’t need it as much, do they?”

In a new interview with the NMEPixies’ Black Francois reflected on the current fortunes of rock music from his perspective as a musician who emerged long before the internet age of streaming services. Compared to how they did – at least when I was a kid – it’s not praised in the same way and […]

Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance Program Applications Suspended | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority is suspending new applications for Indiana’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program. This is because the agency believes that all federal emergency rent assistance funds will soon be exhausted. They are still processing requests that were sent before the break. So far, $365 million has been […]

Classic rock legend postpones rest of tour due to COVID-19 diagnosis

Jesse Colin Young has been forced to postpone the remainder of his current US tour after testing positive for COVID-19. The veteran folk-rock singer/songwriter and former Youngbloods frontman’s diagnosis was announced via his official Facebook page on July 22, notifying fans that the remaining three shows of his Highway Troubadour tour would be postponed until […]

American rock bands to watch in 2022 making aggressive, uplifting and energetic music.

“Weston McGowen’s Artist Method is an artist development and label services company that provides artists, managers and record labels with all the essential tools they need to launch global music campaigns.” The Artist Method has compiled a list of their favorite hard rock and metal bands that are sure to satisfy your craving for aggressive, […]

Classic rock bands, mystery theater: 5 things to do in The Woodlands area this weekend, July 22-24

July 22 Listen to Brazilian percussion Adriano Santos Quartet with Woody Witt, Darrell Lavigne and Gabriel Santiago will perform at the Glade Arts Foundation. Santos is known for his Brazilian percussion. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. The event includes full table service and craft cocktails, and a sommelier-curated […]

City wants feedback on historic northeast neighborhoods | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City of Fort Wayne Neighborhood Planning and Activation Task Force, in coordination with the Northside, Forest Park and North Anthony Neighborhood Associations, is seeking input from residents, business owners and organizations in the region as part of a new neighborhood project. With input from the community, the new plan […]

Bach to Rock Music School presents the latest segment of its Spotlight series on franchisees, featuring Mengjia Chen, owner of B2R San Diego

Bach to Rock, the American music school for students of all ages The San Diego school opened a month before the pandemic closings. Mengjia Chen quickly turned to virtual classes. His determination and dedication to getting the school off the ground was inspirational, said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock. BETHESDA, Maryland (PRWEB) […]

From classic rock to Doo Wop and everything in between, the Rialto Theater Center releases its 2022/23 lineup

The Rialto Theater Center has released its 2022/23 lineup with 12 performances from national and international acts that are sure to offer something for everyone. The season kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 2 with Jarabe Mexicano. The band takes viewers through history with a variety of Mexican folk songs, Tex-Mex, Latin rock […]

Historicity of music | Never too young for classic rock: Harrisburg’s The Trade in business to perform | Music

You might think that a band playing classic rock would be made up of mature, experienced musicians who grew up during the glory days of Led Zeppelin, or who attended the multi-act rock concerts in 1970s stadiums, or who own complete collections of vinyl record albums from Ted Nugent, Aerosmith and AC/DC. An upstart quintet […]

Legal Services Available to Eligible Indiana Tenants | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced a partnership with the Indiana Bar Foundation, Inc. (IBF) to provide legal services to Hoosiers facing eviction. IBF responded to a request for proposal (RFP) and received $13.1 million to provide legal services to Hoosier tenants regarding […]

America’s Most Revolutionary Rock Bands

4 July 2022, 08:00 Generation-defining American independent artists: The White Stripes, REM, The Strokes and Nirvana. Photo: KMazur/WireImage/Chris Carroll/Corbis/Gie Knaeps/Gutchie Kojima/Shinko Music/Getty Images It’s Independence Day, so let’s celebrate the best American music! Here are some of the most influential and groundbreaking acts to come out of the United States. The White Stripes Always elusive, […]

Bach to Rock Music School Announces Winners of Second Annual National Band Battle | New

The second annual Battle of the Bands featured 46 bands from B2R music schools across the United States, with winners in elementary, middle and high school divisions. BETHESDA, MD., July, 1st2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — From Bach to RockAmerica’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces the winners of its second annual Battle of the […]

Bloomingdale’s Neighborhood Receives AARP Grant | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Bloomingdale’s Neighborhood Association and Historic Wells Street Business Corridor are the recipients of the 2022 AARP Community Challenge Grant. The area that connects to downtown Fort Wayne has made great improvements in recent years. The Bloomingdale neighborhood hopes the grant will improve livability for residents and bring a greater […]

Iconic classic rock band America will play Wheeling |

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

James Rado, co-creator of classic rock musical ‘Hair’, dies at 90

James Rado, actor, playwright and director best known for creating (with collaborator Gerome Ragni) the groundbreaking 1967 production “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” has died at age 90. A publicist and friend of Rado’s confirmed to The Associated Press that he died of cardiopulmonary arrest Tuesday in New York. “Hair”, with music by Galt […]

This Father’s Day weekend, treat him to live classic rock, the New Guild Theater and a pre-show dinner. | Create a more dynamic Menlo Park | Dana Hendrickson

By Dana Hendrickson Email Dana Hendrickson About this blog: I hope readers of my blog will join me and other members of the Menlo Park community in a collective effort to transform our downtown into a much more where residents enjoy much more positive experiences and… ( Continued) About this blog: I hope my blog […]

“I miss part of the slop”

In a recent interview with classic rock magazine, Motley Crue bassist and main songwriter Nikki Sixx lamented the current state of music, calling most of what he hears today “extremely overproduced” Advertising. Scroll to continue reading. “My criticism is that it is extremely overproduced in many cases,” 6x said. “It’s ProTooled to death, it’s cut […]

Mitch Daniels retires as chairman of Purdue | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

Mitch Daniels and Mung Chiang WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mitch Daniels has one more year with Purdue. Daniels announced his retirement as university president on Friday. He has run Purdue since 2013 and is responsible for the university’s tuition freeze. Daniels went to Purdue after serving as governor of Indiana. His replacement, Mung Chiang, […]

Temporary traffic restrictions and road closures for Let’s Rock music festival in Dalkeith

From 6.00pm Friday to 2.00am Sunday, temporary restrictions on waiting, loading or unloading will be in place along sections of: A6094 High Street from Musselburgh Road and Eskglades, Dalkeith Disabled bays will be exempted and residents will still be able to park there. Temporary no stopping restrictions will be in place at the same times […]

Riverfront Phase II Moving Forward | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – On Wednesday, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry joined the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division and community and neighborhood leaders to highlight development and investment plans continuous along the river. Phase II of Riverfront Public Space will continue Fort Wayne’s proactive efforts to revitalize its central waterfront by extending […]

In Buffalo, Townsquare’s WBUF swaps classic rock for active rock. | Story

Townsquare Media revived classic rock WBUF (92.9) as active rock on Friday, positioning it as “Buffalo’s Real Rock.” After 18 months of tackling classic Cumulus Media rocker “97 Rock” WGRF, the station now finds itself sandwiched between 97 Rock and its alternative sister station, “The Edge” WEDG (103.3). Townsquare’s “Free Beer & Hot Wings”, syndicated […]

Celebrating the New White Oak Drive Water Tower | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The city says efforts to add additional backup and improve reliability for more than 72,000 city utility water customers reached a major milestone on Wednesday. Neighborhood leaders and elected officials celebrated the installation of the newest utility water tower tank on White Oak Drive. At approximately 175 feet in the […]

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Perform Led Zeppelin Classic ‘Rock and Roll’ at 2022 Tour Kick-Off, Video

Robert Plante and Alison Krauss started on Climb the Roof Tour by performing at Marvin Sands Center for the Performing Arts in Canandaigua, New York. Nevertheless, during their presentation, they carried out various Led Zeppelin classics. The two artists relied on their joint albums Raise the roof and raise sand. However, they surprised fans by […]

Johnny Depp Returns To Classic Rock Cosplay After Amber Heard Trial, Sets New Album With Jeff Beck

Britain’s Johnny Depp – Credit: AP Johnny Depp returns to his classic rocker fantasies. After winning his libel case against ex-wife Amber Heard, the musician made an appearance at Jeff Beck’s concert in Gateshead, England, where the guitarist said his new album with Depp would arrive this summer. “I met this guy five years ago […]

Councilor Tucker Announces Second Entrepreneurial Competition | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne City Councilwoman Sharon Tucker announced the upcoming Activate SouthEast (PASE) Fort Wayne project, an innovative program designed to engage and enable entrepreneurs to locate their service businesses in the southeast quadrant of Fort Wayne. town. The PASE Fort Wayne program has two components: workshops and training preparation, and […]

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