Category: Classic rock

Format matters: more stations switching to classic rock and contemporary Christian. | Narrative

Whether it’s year-over-year or year-to-date trends, things are looking up for classic rock and contemporary Christianity, both with more stations than there were. is one year old, and adding more every month so far in 2022, based on Indoor Radiothe Format Counts monthly monitor of US stations. Compared to April 2021, Classic Rock has the […]

Live music programming: strings, blues and classic rock this week

Photo by Christina Wnek Palaver ropes8 p.m. Thursday. State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland, $18, $25 reserved seats, $5 students. Strings is a musician-led string ensemble whose mission is to empower and inspire community through music. The Welcome Home – Music and Stories of Welcome in Maine show tours eight locations in Maine, and […]

Exciting week of classic rock shows at the Ridgefield Playhouse including The Zombies, Candlebox, Blue Oyster Cult and The Gilmour Project

Great seats just released for an exciting week of classic rock performances at the Ridgefield Playhouse fueled by the Pepsi Rock Series driven by North American Motor Car. Saturday April 30, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. – The zombies will bring new music never heard before and perform their timeless classic hits from the past 60 […]

Exciting week before classic rock shows at the Ridgefield Playhouse including The Zombies, Candlebox, Blue Oyster Cult and The Gilmour Project

Great seats just released for an exciting week of classic rock performances at the Ridgefield Playhouse fueled by the Pepsi Rock Series driven by North American Motor Car. Saturday April 30, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. – The zombies will bring new music never heard before and perform their timeless classic hits from the past 60 […]

Bat Out of Hell keeps audiences spinning with classic rock and visual spectacle

The rock musical Bat Out of Hell roared onto the Aberdeen stage and entertained with a high-octane theatrical experience. The award-winning hit show features the greatest hits from Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf and is at His Majesty’s Theater until Saturday. A combination of classic rock songs and a unique visual spectacle ensures that audiences […]

Libby German’s grandmother reacts to interview transcripts | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

(Left) Liberty Rose Lynn “Libby” German, 14, (Right) Abigail Joyce “Abby” Williams, 13 (Courtesy Indiana State Police) UPDATE (April 13, 2022): DELPHI, Ind. (ADAMS) – Libby German’s grandmother says she is shocked to learn that the suspect linked to the ‘Anthony Shots’ social media profile was one of the last people to speak with her […]

CPRA Board of Directors Receives Facilities Master Plan | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Changes may be coming to your local library branch. The Allen County Public Library Board met in special session Thursday afternoon to formally receive recommendations from the Bostwick Design Partnership regarding upgrades to CPRA facilities. The meeting was open to the public and can be viewed later on CPRA’s YouTube […]

Classic Rock, By The Numbers, Part 2: WODE from Allentown and KQDS Top Markets 51-100 and 101+ from Duluth. | Narrative

Welcome to the jungle. Indoor RadioThe look at the top rated stations in classic rock continues with the day 2 edition of “In numbers”, focused on the 51-100 and 101-forward markets. The ranking, exclusive to Indoor Radio from Nielsen Media, are based on the average quarter-hour share among people 12 and older Monday through Friday […]

Classic Rock, By The Numbers: St. Lou’s KSHE, Cleveland’s WNCX Rule Markets 1-25 and 26-50. | Narrative

It’s been at least 40 years since the classic rock format first appeared in markets like Chicago and Cleveland, 35 years since its arrival in most major markets thanks to format pioneers such as Fred Jacobs and Gary Guthrie, and 20 years since its national audience share surpassed that of traditional rock album. This week, […]

Homesafe Closes The Curtains For Its 19th Annual Classic Rock & Roll Party – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source

Guests on the dance floor Hundreds of guests enjoyed classic rock renditions and ’80s entertainment to support South Florida’s most vulnerable residents Boca Raton, Florida – Guests are calling for an encore after HomeSafe’s 19th Classic Rock & Roll Party on Saturday, March 26. The party brought together more than 300 HomeSafe supporters at the […]

Governor Holcomb Signs Unlicensed Transportation Legislation | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

UPDATE (March 22, 2022): Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signs a bill that allows people to carry a handgun without a license. The bill was passed by lawmakers two weeks ago. Under the new law, possession of a handgun is still illegal for people already prohibited from possessing firearms. The Indiana State Police always encourages Hoosiers […]

Classic Rock Enthusiasts Stone Ax End Their ‘Stay Of Execution’ (First Album Stream)

Discover the first stone ax the album at the end of 2009 was a revelation; decades of individual and collective worship of classic rock had finally reached their logical conclusion. A band that could only exist in 1971 had crossed the Rubicon and entered the 21st century, bell-bottom and legged, emerging from a time machine […]

EM On Holiday’s new denim is inspired by classic rock and ’80s Powers ballads

On Repeat is a music series where NYLON interviews our favorite creatives (designers, artists, etc.) about the songs they can’t stop playing while they work. You’re going to want to add them to your playlists and streaming platforms ASAP. EM On Holiday, formerly known as Holiday The Label, is expanding into a new category just […]

Classic rock band America performs ‘Horse with No Name’ at the Weinberg Center in Frederick

Classic rock band America continues to perform after more than half a decade. Learn more about the rockers before their concert in Frederick, Maryland. Listen to our full conversation on my “Beyond the Fame” podcast. WTOP’s Jason Fraley Gives a Glimpse of America at the Weinberg Center (Part 1) They delivered classic rock hits from […]

Indiana AG Launches Investigation into T-Mobile Hack | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Attorney General is investigating how T-Mobile customers in the state were hacked. On Tuesday, Attorney General Todd Rokita said he had launched an investigation into the hacking of nearly 53 million customers last summer. Rokita said some of those customers’ personal information is now for sale on the dark […]

A one-man band reigniting classic rock music once again: BILLY J.’s ALMOST HOWE is a one-of-a-kind experience

Bringing the rock soundscape to life by covering hits from the 1960s to the present day, ALMOST HOWE is an experienced force that never ceases to stun Emigsville, Pennsylvania – Bringing with him years of musical experience, ALMOST HOWE represents one man’s dream come true. Few artists are capable of independently leading a band with […]

Spring concert guide: Classic rock gigs light up a busy season of live shows

With brighter months to come, Oregon’s spring concert slate opens with a performance by Americana-winning scribe and talkative Jason Isbell. Carlos Santana and Stewart Copeland follow – the latter resuming his policing with the Oregon Symphony – while Koffee spins the rhyme and beat to taste. Permanent pandemic precautions will be in place at many […]

The City grants more than $170,000 for neighborhood improvement projects | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City of Fort Wayne Neighborhood Planning and Activation Task Force announced that 38 neighborhood associations are receiving grants totaling more than $170,000 to support community-led projects. These projects range from new landscaping in common areas to replacing neighborhood signage. Any registered Fort Wayne neighborhood association could apply to receive […]

Bergen County Players Presents Classic Rock Musical “Godspell”

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 02/24/2022 (ORADELL, NJ) — Bergen County Players (BCP)one of America’s oldest small theater companies, presents the uplifting, uplifting and joyful classic rock musical divine spell. Under the direction of Lynne Lupfer, this musical sensation, the premiere of internationally acclaimed composer Stephen Schwartz, continues to touch audiences […]

Bomber guitarists Anton Sköld and Max Huddén prove that classic rock is alive and well in this rhythmic version of Zarathustra

Is classic rock dead? Surely not. Just look at Greta Van Fleet, Dirty Honey and Tyler Bryant, who have all built rabid loyal followers for that nostalgic dirty electric guitar sound. And now another band looking to fan the flames of outspoken rock ‘n’ roll is Bomber, a quartet from Malmö, Sweden, who are set […]

WISHBONE ASH – Classic rock legends embark on highly anticipated US tour

Wishbone Ash’s US tour will kick off February 23 and run through May 24. The tour, with stops in the Northeast/Midwest and South/West, will continue the band’s 50th anniversary celebrations and also mark the golden anniversary of their seminal album, Argus. “Fortunately, before Covid-19 shut down live music around the world, we managed to celebrate […]

Corey Taylor turns ‘On the Dark Side’ cover into classic rock mash-up

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor released a rendition of John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band’s 1983 song, “On the Dark Side”, the lead single from his forthcoming EP CMFB sides…which is set to arrive on February 25 via Roadrunner Records. For his cover of “On the Dark Side,” Taylor leans into a distinctly ’80s palette with […]

Four classic rock bands will take the stage at United Wireless Arena – Dodge City Daily Globe

Vincent Marshall Dodge City Globe Do you live to rock? Well, there’s a tour for that in Dodge City as the Live to Rock tour of classic rock bands Skid Row, Quiet Riot, Warrant and Winger hits the United Wireless Arena in Dodge City on Saturday, May 7, featuring the show starts at 7 p.m. […]

TinCaps Announces 2022 Promotional Calendar | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Fort Wayne TinCaps have announced their promotional and themed game schedule for 2022, highlighted by 25 nights of fireworks and all-new promotions. Single tickets for the 2022 home games will go on sale Wednesday, February 16 at 10 a.m. by visiting Fans can also purchase tickets by calling […]

The classic Kansas rock band arrives at Buddy Holly Hall

Avalanche-Journal Staff | Lubbock Avalanche Log Classic rock band Kansas perform their Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour at the Helen Devitt Jones Theater at Buddy Holly Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 11. With a legendary career spanning nearly five decades, Kansas have firmly established themselves as one of America’s iconic classic rock […]

A List of the Top Ten Classic Rock Albums | 100.7WZLX

The Ten Greatest “Fourth” Classic Rock Albums The first historical albums are usually made with little means and they somehow grab our attention and change our path. Sometimes they even stop us in our tracks. The excellent sophomore albums prove that the first was no lucky accident and the third hints that this band could […]

12 classic rock touring gigs to see in 2022 and how to buy tickets before they sell out

Are you ready to have a blast? Concert season is right around the corner, and barring any mishaps, world tours are gearing up for uninterrupted journeys to arenas, stadiums and other music venues to thrill fans after a tough few years. What better way to unwind than to catch your favorite rock bands that have […]

Indiana Holiday Enforcement Campaign Results Released | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Institute of Criminal Justice announced the results of the enhanced law enforcement effort that took place over the holidays to reduce traffic accidents and fatalities. The Safe Family Travel campaign ran from Thanksgiving to New Years and led to increased high-visibility patrols and sobriety checkpoints across the state. In […]

The classic rock band returns and releases their first album in 19 years

Classic rock band Jethro Tull made a triumphant return, and last week they released their first album in 19 years. On Friday, Jethro Tull posted The Zealot Gene, a complete studio album containing 12 new songs. This is the band’s first release since 2003. Jethro Tull’s Christmas Album, and their first album of original material […]

From ‘Exile On Main St’ to ‘Transformer,’ classic rock albums turn 50

Classic rock albums are 50 years old Paris: There must have been something in the water in 1972 — there almost certainly was for these guys. It was a year that spawned several instant American classics – and one that apparently teleported from space – that came to define rock music and set the pattern […]

Slash composes the classic rock crunch on Call Off the Dogs, his new single with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

slash dropped Remind the dogs, the third single from his forthcoming fourth album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, 4. Continuation of previously released singles The river rises and fill my world, Remind the dogs sees the Guns N’ Roses man serve up an abundance of crisp classic rock-inspired riffs behind Myles Kennedy’s anthemic vocals, […]

Collin Raye will perform a special classic rock show at 3rd & Lindsley | Music

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Classic Rock Favorites America at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in March | News

FREDERIC, Md., January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Perennial classic rock favorite America is hosting their 50th anniversary tour at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Maryland to Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.. America 50th Anniversary is presented by Latshaw Productions Inc. Tickets start at $95 and can be purchased online at […]

Timely Writer’s classic rock, pop and R&B songs for Manchester landmarks

Listening suggestion during the meeting with the Mill Girl statue: “Silver Threads and Golden Needles”. File photo / David Casinghino My attempt to tie classic rock, pop and R&B songs to the landmarks of Manchester. (Bonus: bookmark and listen to this compilation of soundtracks via Queen City’s playlist on YouTube.) Currier Museum: “Every Image Tells […]

Classic Rock Legends CACTUS Live Concert Finally Sees An Official Release

This is where it all began for the quartet dubbed “The American Led Zeppelin” – on a 1970 bill that also included The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Grateful Dead and Steve Miller Band. Vocalist Rusty Day, guitarist Jim McCarty, bassist Tim Bogert and drummer Carmine Appice, collectively known as Cactus, made their auspicious debut at their […]

Obituary: John Miles, musician whose most famous hit is the classic rock ballad, Music

Death: December 5, 2021. JOHN Miles, who died at the age of 72, was a singer and songwriter whose composition, Music, became a classic rock track, which traveled far beyond its 1970s roots. Written and recorded for his debut album, Rebel (1976), Music is a first-person ode to the redemptive power of his subject. The […]

Star Trek Brings Back Classic Rock (Not The Beastie Boys)

Star Trek: Prodigy used AC / DC’s “Thunderstruck” during Kobayashi Maru, reinforcing rock music’s canonical place in Star Trek that JJ Abrams began. Warning: SPOILERS for Star Trek: Prodigy Episode 6 – “Kobayashi”. Episode 6 of Star Trek: Prodigy brought back a classic rock song, though it wasn’t JJ Abrams ‘Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” Star trek […]

Classic rock, comedy, musicals and more

January 6-1) Zeppelin II Classic Albums Live was scheduled for a three-concert series in Dayton for the 2019-20 season. “Abbey Road” premiered in November, followed by Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” in late February. Of course, the pandemic shutdowns a few weeks later caused May’s final concert, “Led Zeppelin II,” to be postponed. […]

Today’s Crossword: Musicians Who Almost Play an Instrument and Other Classic Rock Trivia

This file photo from December 13, 1993 shows Kurt Cobain of the Seattle band Nirvana performing in the United States. Image credit: AP What happened behind the scenes on your favorite classic rock albums? Click start to read today’s crossword and identify the artists behind the song titles we share with you. Here are some […]

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