On Stage: Aztec Two-Step debuting 1st new album in more than a decade

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Aztec Two-Step Aztec Two-Step has been around for decades and has played the area numerous times over the years at a variety of venues – including Kennett Flash not long ago. So, the fact that the duo is returning to the area for a show on August 11 at the World Café Live (3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 215-222-1400, www.worldcafelive.com) is no big...

On Stage: K’Valentine’s perfect timing

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times K’Valentine K’Valentine is coming to Philly and it’s cool because her show is just a few days prior to Valentine’s Day. K’Valentine is coming to the area for a show at the Theatre of the Living Arts (334 South Street, Philadelphia, 215-222-1011, http://www.lnphilly.com) on February 9 and it’s really cool because Philly fans will be able to hear...

On Stage: Holiday weekend brings light music schedule

Adam Bricks brings tour to Philly, Friday By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Adam Bricks kicks off the holiday weekend with a show at Ortlieb’s in Philadelphia. When Memorial Day Weekend arrives in the area, the entertainment schedule seems to lighten up a bit. If acts are familiar with the pattern of many of the Delaware Valley’s residents, they know there are better weekends to book...

On Stage: Book of Mormon returns to Philadelphia

Also: Post-Thanksgiving club scene rocks By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times “The Book of Mormon” is back in Philadelphia and will run at The Kimmel Center through Dec. 27. It’s been almost five years since “The Book of Mormon” made its debut at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in New York. During its first year, the show was consistently one of the top five best-selling shows on...

On Stage: Emily King has music in her blood

Also: new albums, local shows for Kopecky, SLV By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Singer-songwriter Emily King plays Underground Arts in Philadelphia, July 25. The phrase “in one’s blood” means “ingrained in or fundamental to one’s character.” It could be used in reference to music and Emily King, a talented and versatile singer-songwriter-guitarist who will headline a show on...

On Stage: Jeffrey Gaines hit The Flash

Also: Serafin String Quartet, Micky Dolenz, Scrooge and more! By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Jeffrey Gaines brings his powerful music to The Flash in Kennett Square, Nov. 29. It’s been almost a quarter of a century since Jeffrey Gaines signed his first recording deal with a major label. It’s been 22 years since his debut album “Jeffrey Gaines” was released on Chrysalis Records. It’s...

On Stage: Downingtown native Longley comes home

Brittany Robey featured at Phoenixville benefit By Denny Dyroff, Correspondent, The Times Downingtown’s Liz Longley comes home to Chester County to perform Sunday at Upper Merion’s annual “Concert Under the Stars.” Liz Longley’s music career has taken her to venues all over America and to living quarters in a number of cities. But, the Downingtown High grad always finds time...