Category: Classic 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 […]

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 […]


Originally from Orlando, Florida, Cinema Stereo is a high-energy rock band with a sophisticated sound that inspires positivity. Some of their muses cover bands/artists such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, Rush, Aerosmith, Stevie Ray Vaughan, David Bowie and The Doors. Cinema Stereo is made up of 3 unique individuals: Ian Rayha (vocals/bass/synthesizers), Sebastian Borysek (lead guitar) […]

Iconic classic rock band America will play Wheeling |

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cannibal Corpse + Deicide Members Drop New Classic Rock Song

The members of Cannibal Corpse and Deicide first started discussing a rock supergroup called Umbilicus in the summer of 2020, and they just released their first-ever single, a classic rock track called “Hello Future.” Umbilicus features Cannibal Corpse’s Paul Mazurkiewicz on drums, Deicide’s Taylor Nordberg on guitar, Anarchus bassist Vernon Blake and Fore vocalist Brian […]

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 […]

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