On Stage: Echo Black is taking it up to 11

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Echo Black “Black and blue” is something that denotes pain. “Black and Blu” is something that denotes pleasure – specifically when you’re talking about the band Echo Black and its lead singer Danny Blu Echo Black, a New York-based pop/rock band, is known for its intense performances. The band plays shows that leave audiences physically and...

On Stage: Mancari offers new treats for the ears

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Becca Mancari People have many different preferences when it comes to music listening tastes. Some prefer the ultimate familiar. Just look at the popularity of radio stations with oldies or classic rock formats. Some prefer current music – again with a sense of familiarity. So many EDM acts and modern rock bands adhere to a pattern – an act will introduce...