Artist Q-and-A

The Rascals’ founder to perform in St. Charles

The Rascals’ founder Felix Cavaliere was inspired by the assassination of Bobby Kennedy to write “People Got to Be Free,” which went on to become one of the group’s biggest hits.


Second City's 55th anniversary tour to stop in Batavia

Over the years, Chicago’s The Second City comedy school has launched the careers of many top comedians, including the likes of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Bill Murray.


Chit Chat: St. Charles’ Steel Beam Theatre opens 14th season

ST. CHARLES – Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles will open its 14th season Friday, Sept. 12, with the production “Almost, Maine,” a play that explores love and loss in a mythical town called Almost, Maine.


(Witty!) career advice from David Sedaris

We sat down in The Washington Post’s audio studio with David Sedaris ...


Chit Chat: Batavia author pens successful action tales

The true life story of hijackers who robbed a busload of tourists in Guatemala provided the inspiration for Batavia resident W. Ward Neuman’s first venture into writing a novel.


‘That Girl’ Nettles chats about tour, new album

After garnering success and accolades as the lead singer for country music duo Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles this year released a solo album, “That Girl,” and is touring the country in support of it.


Johnny Rivers to perform hits at the Arcada Theatre

Johnny Rivers’ distinct guitar playing on the song “Secret Agent Man” helped make the song a hit.


Blues Traveler to play as part of ‘Under The Sun Tour’

For almost 30 years, Blues Traveler has been entertaining crowds with its blend of blues rock, folk rock and soul.


Blues Hall-of-Fame's Joe Louis Walker talks about album, Jimi Hendrix

At the age of 16, San Francisco-born Joe Louis Walker was already playing with the likes of Jimi Hendrix. ...


Chicago band The Autumn Defense to perform at Two Brothers festival

When they are not making music with Chicago band Wilco, Pat Sansone and John Stirratt are making music ...


Cinderella lead singer Tom Keifer to hit Elgin stage

Hard rock band Cinderella rose to the top of the music charts in the ’80s on the strength of radio hits like ...


Chit Chit: Strummin’ home

Avon Dale guitarist Matt McCarter hopes to see some friendly faces in the crowd when his band plays at Kiss The Sky...


Chit Chat: Care to dance?

Mill Creek resident Brittnie Quinn is relocating her dance studio, Dance Dynamics, from Aurora to Mill Creek near Geneva ...


Chit Chat: Local violinist to perform in Sting musical

Wayne resident and violinist Martha McDonnell won’t be able to accept her Bachelor of Music degree diploma ...


Alan Parsons Project to play hits at Arcada

Alan Parsons and The Alan Parsons Project will perform that song and other hits Saturday, May 10, at the Arcada Theatre...


Chit Chat: St. Charles native spreads musical message

Growing up in St. Charles, Scott Corbin first was exposed to music through his dad’s music store, St. Charles Guitar. ...


Artist Q&A: Traffic co-founder Dave Mason

Mason will perform Sunday, April 27, at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. The show starts at 7 p.m. ...


Music runs deep in Costner family

Lily Costner will perform with her famous dad, actor Kevin Costner, when he brings his band, Modern West ...


St. Charles resident’s design chosen to grace back of Seigle’s delivery trucks

St. Charles resident Tyler Courtney remembers visiting the former Seigle’s lumber yard on Randall Road ...


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