|Shirley Stary, Vice President of Programming oversees all of the shows and events that are booked at Hoover Auditorium and the Lakeside Chautauqua area.
Al Jardine and Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys will be performing the album, Pet Sounds at the Hard Rock Rocksino on April 22nd. Fans will be entertained by signature songs on the album, God Only Knows, Wouldn’t It Be Nice and Sloop John B. Al was kind enough to take some time out during his busy schedule recently to discuss the tour, current projects and the longevity of his career and friendship with Brian Wilson.
Many will recognize Donny as the lovable and laughable character, Ralph Malph from the hit TV series, “Happy Days”. Donny is enjoying his singing career as well as his acting.
Bass player, Gail Ann Dorsey has played with many stellar musicians in the industry including David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Roland Orzabal (Tears for Fears) and many more. Gail’s outstanding talent, commitment and passion for music shows in her performances. She discusses her musical influences, inspirations and thoughts on working with some of the greatest musicians in music history.
Walt Sanders has been paying tribute to Elvis Presley for 23 years and counting!
It isn’t often you run across someone who portrays one of the most famous men in rock legend history. Dan Moyer often plays John Lennon at special events and venues throughout the year.
TOTO will be performing at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield Park on Wednesday, August 31. It promises to be an evening filled with great memories and familiar hits: Rosanna, Hold the Line, Africa, I Will Remember, Make Believe and many more. Keyboardist, Steve Porcaro recently took some time to discuss his musical influences, inspiration and longevity of the band.
Dann Simmons did not set out to marry one of the beautiful voices of Motown. While he had dreams about music and a career to serve others he had no idea that a chance meeting in 2002 would change his life.
Toni Tennille’s recent memoir about her life and career with former husband, Daryl Dragon is an eye opening account of what life was like once the stage lights went dark and the fans went home. Fans loved the hits by the Captain & Tennille, which included Love Will Keep Us Together, The Way I Want to Touch You, Muskrat Love and Do That to Me One More Time. Daryl was a talented musician but not capable of being fully present in a loving relationship that lasted 39 years. Toni opens up about why she decided to finally leave the relationship and write her memoirs.
Pat Simmons has been an anchor for this classic band since their early beginnings. It is sometimes difficult to imagine that The Doobie Brothers have been around for 50 years! Pat has played guitar for the band and has many fond memories. Songs that will immediately come to mind are Black Water, which was written by Pat, Listen to the Music, Jesus Is Just Alright, China Grove, Takin it to the Streets.
Ian Anderson’s career spans over 40 years with the rock band, Jethro Tull. He introduced the flute into his performances in the early days of the band. Ian’s talent and creativity has made his next project an ingenious piece that he will be performing on April 11th in Akron, OH.
A conversation with Brother Michael about Janis Joplin’s personality, his memories, and the upcoming show, A Night with Janis Joplin!
A conversation with the multi talented Ron Dante The singer of Sugar, Sugar for the fictitious cartoon group, The Archies shares his thoughts about music, producing, and a career that has spanned 50 years.