On Stage: Howard Jones gets intimate at Sellersville

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Howard Jones On February 26, the Sellersville Theater (24 West Temple Avenue, Sellersville, 215-257-5808, www.st94.com) will be the local stop for a tour that features two musicians who are very similar in some ways and very unlike in others. Both acts are singer-songwriters who rock – or, if you prefer, rockers who are talented singer-songwriters....

On Stage: Duran Duran still hungry

Ex ‘Men At Work’ frontman back from ‘Down Under’ By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times  Duran Duran MTV hit the airwaves in America in 1981. Right around the same time, Duran Duran was beginning its long musical career across the ocean in Birmingham, England in 1978. A lot has changed since then. MTV is no longer a video-driven cable channel and synth-pop no longer rules....

On Stage: Uke virtuoso comes to Phoenixville

Tiffany, yes that Tiffany, is back and playing Philly By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Jake Shimabukuro Hawaii native Jake Shimabukuro just released his “best of” live collection album — an album titled “Live In Japan.” On April 17, his fans will be able to experience the ukulele master “Live in Phoenixville,” when Shimabukuro performs in concert at the Colonial Theatre (Bridge...

No fun things to do mid-week? Wrong.

New and old music venues offer summer options even during the week By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Procol Harum (including lead singer Gary Brooker, pictured) headlines at Sun Center’s “Starlight Summer Concert Series” July 17, just one of many great music opportunities available mid-week. There are a lot of things to like about summer. If you’re a music fan, you’re sure to appreciate...