On Stage: The circuses — sort of — are coming to town

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Volta There are two circus-style events coming to the area this week – but not the one-ring type with lions, tigers, elephants and clowns. One is a new age style and the other is a day-long rock tour that is more like a circus than a concert. From July 12-August 5, Cirque du Soleil will take up residence under the Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) which has...

On Stage: Twiztid fans can enjoy special show Friday

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Twiztid Fans of Twiztid will have to wait a while until the outrageous rap duo goes on tour and heads to their towns this year. But, Twiztid fans in this area don’t have to wait. This weekend, Twiztid will play two shows in the East – one of which is tonight (January 19) at the Chameleon Club (223 North Water Street, Lancaster, 717-299-9684,http://www.chameleonclub.net).

On Stage (Bonus): Twiztid continues to chart its own course

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Formed in 1997, Twiztid is an 11-time Billboard chart-topping rap duo featuring Jamie Madrox and Monoxide Child (a.k.a. Jamie Spaniolo and Paul Methric). The two former members of the group House of Krazees departed that group and formed Twiztid in 1997. Now, 20 years later, the Twiztid guys are still going strong with more than 20 albums in their catalogue. Madrox...

On Stage: Lloyd Cole still breaking categories

Also: Nalani & Sarina get back to their roots By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Lloyd Cole Lloyd Cole has built a legion of fans over the last few decades and has remained hard to pin down musically. Cole, who will be performing April 22 at the Tin Angel (20 South Second Street, Philadelphia, 215-928-0770, http://www.tinangel.com), has definitely had a varied music career.

On Stage: Danzig covers it all

Also: This Wild Life, Twiztid have area performances By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Glenn Danzig and his band Danzig, hit the road in support of their new album of covers, “Skeletons.” A lot of bands will play covers (songs made popular by other artists) during their live sets and some will occasionally put a cover song on their albums. It’s rare to see a band or a singer do...