On Stage: Wild Rivers flows into Eagleview

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Wild Rivers The Downingtown area has never had to experience wild rivers – maybe the Brandywine Creek overflowing its banks every once in a while — but never wild rivers. On August 7, the area will get to experience Wild Rivers – a Canadian rock/folk/country band from Toronto, Ontario. The Eagleview Summer Concerts on the Square at Eagleview...

On Stage: Travis thrives on ‘mistakes’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Travis Chandler Chandler Travis is a veteran musician who has played in many bands and has many projects of his sown such as the Chandler Travis Philharmonic and the Chandler Travis Three-o. On April 21, Travis will visit the area for a show at Jamey’s House of Music (35 South Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, http://jameyshouseofmusic.com).

On Stage (Extra): A big concert weekend for your Saturday

By DENNY DYROFF, Staff Writer, The Times Seldom Scene No matter what your musical tastes are, there is probably a concert in the area March 4 that will be to your liking. The long lineup of acts performing in Delaware Valley ranges from the female rock trio Potty Mouth to the traditional bluegrass band Seldom Scene — from American reggae-rock group Tropidelic to singer-songwriter Marc Berger....

What to do: It’s a First Friday weekend!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Chadds Ford Historical Society is hosting its ninth Annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center March 4 There will be something special in the air in Chadds Ford this weekend – art. On March 4, the Chadds Ford Historical Society will host its ninth annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center (1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, 610-388-7376,...

On Stage: Frampton is still quite ‘alive’

Also: Pa. Ballet wraps 2015-16 season with two premieres By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Peter Frampton has such a long history in rock music that he is now able to exist and tour in two very different modes — as a classic rocker playing a string of hits with a full band and as a solo musician presenting the same songs in a very intimate manner. On June 11, he will visit Philly for...

On Stage (Extra): Terry, Trivium top busy local music schedule

Heavier than usual performance schedule tabbed for this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Jesse Terry tops a lengthy list of live music acts hitting the stage locally Saturday night. There is a pretty heavy live music schedule for this area for May 21 and it ranges from light to heavy. Jesse Terry is the lightest — and earliest — while Trivium is the heaviest — and...

On Stage: The Atomic Bitchwax rocks it old school

Everybody Panic! among hard rocking acts hitting the area this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Atomic Bitchwax brings their old-school, driving rock sound to Kung Fu Necktie, Friday. The Atomic Bitchwax is a band without any pretensions. The hard-rocking trio doesn’t use any gimmicks, never subscribes to the flavor-of-the-month and refuses to give less than its best —...

Art Watch: A Chester County Tour de Force!

The Chester County Studio Tour is here! By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times No art show this year matches the excitement and breadth of this year’s Chester County Studio Tour this weekend May 21 and May 22. With 127 artists showing and selling their work at 53 art studios spread across Chester County, this is the largest Studio Tour to date. The Studio Tour offers a thrilling opportunity to meet...

Chester County Studio tour, May 21 & 22

Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail to offer discounts and showcases The wineries of the Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail celebrate the artists of Chester County throughout the month of May. In conjunction with the popular Chester County Studio Tour, May 21 and May 22, 11 of the 13 wineries of The Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail will offer wine specials, showcase artists in their tasting rooms or donate wine...

On Stage (Extra): Whitechapel hits road to promote new album

Veteran rockers The Zombies rise again By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Whitechapel Whitechapel has a new album ready to be released this summer and has plans for a massive tour to accompany the release of the disc, which is titled “Mark of the Blade.” But, that doesn’t mean the metal band from Knoxville, Tennessee is sitting home waiting. Instead, Whitechapel — Phil Bozeman –...