Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsRock Band
IN THE NEWS

Rock Band

NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | October 23, 2008
Many tour bus miles and several albums later, Sister Hazel is backing away from the touring grind. They still rock. But the guys are married now and have kids. Instead of putting in work on the road, they're gunning for quality time with the family. "We try not to stay on the road more than five nights a week," said Drew Copeland, vocalist and guitarist. "We don't do the touring grind. " Sister Hazel performs Saturday as part of the Downtown Live! 2008 Music and Arts Festival.
Advertisement
NEWS
By HOLLY SHOK | holly.shok@herald-mail.com | June 15, 2013
Following a dirt path off a quiet countryside road north of Hagerstown led the curious to an atypical sight Saturday, when an outdoor music festival cropped up in rolling fields normally reserved for cornstalks. The event was Hagerstock, a fundraiser benefiting the Washington County Community Mediation Center and a music fete that also featured food, souvenirs and massage vendors. The mediation center is a nonprofit that helps resolve disputes at no cost to Washington County residents, program manager D.J. Allen said.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | June 30, 2012
On the street, in front of the bluesy rock band, a young, barefoot hippie danced a rhythmic flail beside a middle-aged guy with a Washington Redskins jersey and a decidedly more sedated groove. Both were, by all appearances, lost in the music and vibe of Shepherdstown Street Fest. Herb peddlers, potters, jewelry designers, environmental groups and more lined two blocks of German Street, embodying the college town's bookish bohemian feel. Jason Smith, 37, of Martinsburg, W.Va., stood watching a musical performance by Moondog Medicine Show with his friend, Shannon Smiles, 31, also of Martinsburg.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | August 12, 2007
Keith Sylvester's got the round sunglasses, the dark shoulder-length hair, the soul patch, the bass guitar and most importantly a sound similar to Rush bassist Geddy Lee. Andrew Baker, 14, of Hedgesville, W.Va., knows Sylvester is not Lee. He saw the rock band Rush in concert at Nissan Pavilion in June. Still, "It'd be harder to find a closer match," Andrew said of Sylvester's Rush tribute band, Absalom, which debuted at Hempen Hill BBQ Bar & Grill north of Hagerstown on Friday, Aug. 3. Sylvester, 36, of Falling Waters, W.Va.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | October 21, 2012
Square dancing to Lady Gaga? Maroon 5? “Come Sail Away” by the rock band Styx? People who have not been to a square dance in the last 15 years might have thought they were in some strange musical dream when they went to the 55th anniversary celebration dance for the Gad-Abouts Square Dance Club Sunday at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center. Hunter Keller, who was the caller for Sunday afternoon's dance, said there has been a trend over about the last 12 years of adding modern tunes to square dancing.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | August 19, 2010
While most students were getting ready for the first day of school, Williamsport High School senior Justin Parks was preparing for the biggest concert of his career -- opening for the rock band KISS. On Saturday, Parks and his bandmates from Dean Cramer's SO LOW will perform before KISS at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va., as part the "Hottest Show on Earth" tour. "I love KISS. I've always been a fan," said Parks, 18, of Halfway. "My favorite song as a kid was 'Shout it Out Loud.
NEWS
March 27, 2008
This is a partial list of upcoming entertainment at Tri-State-area bars and nightclubs that are open to the public. Private service organizations are not included. To be included, bands and clubs may send live music information at least one week in advance to Night Life, The Herald-Mail, P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741; or fax 301-714-0245; or send e-mail to sharons@herald-mail.com . Include name of entertainment, type of music, date and time; also include name, address and phone number of club.
NEWS
September 28, 2007
Pacific Boychoir CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pacific Boychoir will perform classical works, folk songs, popular music, spirituals and show tunes. 7:30 p.m. today. Wilson College's Alumnae Chapel, Thomson Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. Tickets cost $7 to $14; free for students. Call 717-262-2003 or e-mail specialevents@wilson.edu . Railroad museum Trains for children to operate, HO- and O-scale model railroads, historic train cars, local railroad artifacts, photos and more.
NEWS
By ROBERT KELLER / Pulse Correspondent | July 15, 2008
What is the difference between a Christian youth rally and any other rally? A Christian youth rally has bands that are all Christian and almost everyone who goes are Christians, and kids who go and who aren't Christian become Christian at the rally. I went to one of these rallies from Tuesday, June 24, through Sunday, June 29, called Creation Festival. I went with the youth group of New Life Christian Ministries in Clear Spring. Creation is the biggest Christian youth rally in the Northeast.
NEWS
by JOHN LEAGUE | March 26, 2004
I love my daughter, and I hesitate to criticize her in print. But she plays her stereo too loud, and I don't enjoy (a great understatement) much of the music she chooses. So when my wife started bugging me about two years ago to give symphony music another chance, I guess I was ready, if only as an antidote to today's popular music fare. I had attended Maryland Symphony Orchestra performances over the years, but usually as a husband's payback for dragging my wife to a football or basketball game.
The Herald-Mail Articles
|