Alan Deremo, who played bass in John Denver’s band in the 1990s, said he was preparing more than a year ago to play at the opening of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame when Denver’s estate approached him about joining a touring stage tribute to the late singer.
Kid Rock should be fresh, his Harley well-oiled and his American flag still sparkly clean when he arrives Sunday night at Intrust Bank Arena.
For the first time in Wichita, Def Leppard, KISS, AC/DC, and Alice Cooper will perform together all in one high-intensity concert.
Rascal Flatts is rescheduling its concert scheduled for Saturday at Intrust Bank Arena because of illness, arena officials announced.
The Wichita Symphony Orchestra gave a breathtaking performance of a dazzling array of works Saturday evening, under the direction of guest conductor Christopher Wilkins in the Century II Concert Hall.
Turns out Adele ruled 2012, too – and set a record while she was at it.
Alternative Christian Rock band and Wichita natives Abandon Kansas will perform at The Labor Party, 216 N. Mosley, at 7 p.m. Monday. Tickets are available at the door and are $5. This all-ages event will feature Abandon Kansas members Jeremy Spring, Brian Scheideman, Nick Patrick and special guest Aaron Lee Martin. Abandon Kansas guitarist Brad Foster is in India. For more information, visit www.abandonkansaslovesyou.com or call 316-290-9360.
Jackson Taylor is trading Las Vegas for Wichita. After performing at The Cotillion on Friday, the hard-traveling honky-tonk troubadour plans to call the city home, at least temporarily.
Jim Brickman knows billing his holiday show "On A Winter’s Night" as warm and inviting is a bit of a risk, but the pianist, who will perform Tuesday at The Orpheum, 200 N. Broadway, is prone to take chances when it comes to his music.
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This is a big week for concerts in Wichita. Several venues are packed with shows over the weekend. Among them:
It’s only in the context of modern mainstream country music – hi, Little Big Town – that Eric Church gets to play the rebellious outsider. And even he seems to know it.
Grammy-winning country swing band Asleep at the Wheel will be at the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg, at 8 p.m. Friday. The show will be opened by the Crawdaddies. Tickets are available for $25 to $30 at www.thecotillion.com.
Chris Isaak figures it was normal to feel some trepidation going to record for the first time at the storied Sun Studio in Memphis.
Jay Leach was 8 years old when his grandmother asked him what musical instrument he wanted to play.
Country singer Dustin Lynch, known for his single, She Cranks My Tractor, will be performing 7 p.m. Friday at the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. The show will be opened by Shawna Russell. Tickets are $18 at the door. For more information, visit www.thecotillion.com or call 316-722-4201.
It takes just one spin of Jason Boland and the Stragglers’ most recent album, “Rancho Alto,” to know it’s all about traditional country for the straightforward band, which will perform Wednesday at the Cotillion.
Few musicians have a resume as eclectic as Branford Marsalis’ list of accomplishments.
After four decades in the spotlight, singer-songwriter-activist and double musical Hall of Famer Jackson Browne doesn’t much like to give interviews any more.
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