On Stage: Coatesville’s Mascherino brings back The Color Fred

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Fred Mascherino The Color Fred is back from the dead. Coatesville’s guitar hero Fred Mascherino has reignited his solo project The Color Fred with a revamped lineup. Mascherino has also resurfaced with a brand-new song titled “Don’t Give Up On Me” – released as a single and a lyric video as well. To celebrate its first new material in over...

On Stage: Popa Chubby comes to Kennett Sq.

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Popa Chubby Get ready to rock out, Kennett Square. On March 1, Kennett Flash (102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square, 484-732-8295, http://www.kennettflash.org) will host a show by Popa Chubby, one of America’s modern-day blues-rock/blues masters. Popa Chubby plays between 180 and 200 shows each year and his shows this weekend will be the last stateside...

On Stage: Get ‘Slammed’ for New Year’s Eve Eve

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Slambovian Circus of Dreams There is one date each year when the penultimate and the ultimate come together. Once the calendar year starts, area music fans have to wait until the very end of the year to enjoy what ultimately is one of the best shows of the year – to wait until the final full night of the year – to wait until the penultimate date...

On Stage: The Mavericks just keep on rockin’

Also: WCU grad makes good with The Stray Birds By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Mavericks bring their genre-crossing sound to the Delaware Valley this weekend. When an American rock band can survive for more than a quarter of a century, it has proven that it has learned how to build a fan base and learned how to make great music to keep that fan base happy and intact. The Mavericks, who...