Chicago rock jock to meet Region radio fans | Music

The Lake County Public Library (1919 81st Ave./U.S. 30) in Merrillville hosts Chicago radio broadcaster and author Mitch Michaels at 6 p.m. Friday for a free public speaking engagement and book signing. Michaels just released his rockin’ new memoir “Doin’ The Cruise,” co-authored with Northwest Indiana writer Ken Churilla of Highland. The appearance is presented […]

Catch Cheap Trick, Joan Jett, and Lynyrd Skynyrd at RockFest 80’s

Roy Anthony is a self-described “L.A. boy” who grew up frequenting the famed rock ‘n’ roll dive bars on the city’s Sunset Strip. The Roxy, Troubadour, and Whisky are clubs so legendary they attained one-name status during the time they served as pressure cooker incubators for bands from The Doors in the ’60s, to Mötley Crüe […]

Alternative’s Divorce From Guitar & Portugal. The Man’s ‘Feel It Still’ Success Story

For two weeks straight, Portugal. The Man’s “Feel it Still” has been the fourth-biggest song in America.  Before their first song to crack the Hot 100 got to No. 4 in its 18th week, the Oregon-by-way-of-Alaska band was eight albums and 14 years into a career that had seen it careen from falestto-filled art rock […]

Red Lion guitar shop donates lessons to school — no strings attached

CLOSE Red Lion Junior High students are learning to play the guitar thanks to a donation by local shop The Guitar Spot Buy Photo Red Lion Junior High School student Jack Pielmeier, 12, strums along during guitar club sponsored by The Guitar Spot in Red Lion, Wed., Nov. 1, 2017. John A. Pavoncello photo(Photo: The […]

Fats Domino, Architect Of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Dead At 89 : The Two-Way : NPR

A 1967 portrait of Fats Domino. The singer and pianist died Oct. 24 at age 89. Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images A 1967 portrait of Fats Domino. The singer and pianist died Oct. 24 at age 89. Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Fats Domino, one of […]

Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Gets New Signature Guitar From Epiphone

November 2, 2017 Epiphone proudly presents the new limited-edition Richie Faulkner Flying-V Custom Outfit, the premier signature guitar from JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner. Faulkner‘s Flying-V includes EMGTM active pickups, a Floyd Rose Tremolo and bridge with R2 Locking Nut, Grover Rotomatic machine heads, a custom Thin-C neck profile, and a custom designed gig bag. […]

Classical Guitar Concert at the Library

Peter Fletcher will present a Classical Guitar Concert at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Livermore Civic Center Library. Fanfare Magazine writes, “Fletcher’s performances bear not a trace of strain or awkwardness. His playing reminds me of Segovia’s—not Segovia at the end of his career, when he sometimes sounded a little too careful, but […]