KIX is Coming Back to Central PA

Kix

Thirty plus years ago, in 1981, the Maryland based band, KIX came to Sunbury, PA for the first time. At that time “The Dirty Boys of the Underground” played at the legendary Market Street movie theater, The Strand. Since then, the rock band has adopted this area as their own, performing from 2012-2015 the classic … Read More

Rooftop Concert

The Badlees performed a unique show last night on the rooftop of the brand new 1500 building in downtown Harrisburg. This was a sort of pre-release party complete with food, drinks, and a fantastic birds-eye of downtown Harrisburg and points beyond. The official release of their new double CD, Epiphones and Empty Rooms, will be … Read More

Slaughter Playing Central Pa.

September 20, 2013 by Travis Fisher Rock group Slaughter will be visiting the Susquehanna Valley on Saturday, October 5th when they perform at the Hummels Wharf Fire Company in Selinsgrove, Pa. Formed in Las Vegas in 1988, the group consists of guitarist/vocalist Mark Slaughter, bassist Dana Strum, drummer Blas Elias and lead guitarist Jeff “Blando” … Read More

Philly Walk of Fame Inductees

September 13, 2013 By Randy Alexander The Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame, a living tribute to Philadelphia’s rich music history along the Avenue of the Arts, will welcome nine new inductees next month. Led by “soul monsters” MFSB Orchestra, the Salsoul Orchestra, and John Davis & the Monster Orchestra, the musicians, string, horn, rhythm … Read More

The Badlees at Briggs

  Briggs Farm Blues Festival 2013 July 15, 2013 By Ric Albano and Gary Neiswender On Saturday evening, The Badlees performed on the “back porch” stage during the Briggs Farm Blues Festival. While many wondered prior to the show how the long time Pennsylvania pop/rock group would go over at this Blues festival, the band … Read More

The Hooters Appreciation Day

A couple of weeks ago, the Pennsylvania State Senate voted on a resolution to declare April 30th “Hooters Music Appreciation Day” in the state. The resolution, sponsored by Senator Daylin Leach, passed unanimously and The Hooters have cemented their place in the PA history books. The band accepted the award today and celebrated the occasion … Read More

Too Old to Rock and Roll?

The other day, a Facebook friend posted something that really struck a chord. To paraphrase, he said something like he felt as though he was a 22 year old spirit stuck in a 42 year old body and openly wondered whether he should continue playing music. Another friend posted one of those cartoon sharing things … Read More

Dave Uosikkinen

The signature sounds that have defined The Hooters for over three decades would not be possible without the rhythm section laying down those ska and reggae beats. While there have been several bassists in the band over that time period, and even a percussionist for a short time in the early days, the constant through … Read More

Aces In the Hole

NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. Influenced by Delta blues man Rice Miller, Nate Myers started playing blues harp in the early nineties. Since then he has played blues, country, funk, and everything in between, always aiming to give the best performance possible. In 2002, Myers formed The Aces … Read More