Concerts/Events

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES CTECH MANUFACTURING 180

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES CTECH MANUFACTURING 180

The NASCAR XFINITY Series CTECH Manufacturing 180 weekend will feature incredible wheel-to-wheel and door-to-door racing from the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Stadium Super Truck Series presented by Menards, SCCA Pro Trans Am Series and F3 Americas Championship. Race fans will have the opportunity to watch some of NASCAR’s future stars as they test their skills on the storied 4-mile,…more info »

Kid Rock

Kid Rock

Kid Rock burst onto the music scene in 1998 with his Devil Without a Cause album and hasn’t looked back. From hit singles like “Bawitdaba” and “Cowboy” to “Picture” and “All Summer Long,” the recording artist has blazed his own trail in the music world, having sold over 26 million albums to date. Kid Rock holds the…more info »

Farm Aid 2019

Farm Aid 2019

Line Up Includes: Willie Nelson & Family, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, Bonnie Raitt, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Nathaniel Ratfliff & The Night Sweats, Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Tanya Tucker, Brothers Osborne, Yola, and Particle Kid Tickets on Sale Friday July 12th at 10am.more info »

Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour

Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour

The musical that defined a generation, the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT comes to The Grand for the very first time this October. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway…and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly…more info »

MUSIC NEWS

ZZ Top launches 50th anniversary tour tonight near Seattle

ZZ Top launches 50th anniversary tour tonight near Seattle

Credit: Neil Zlowzower ZZ Top recently canceled the first four scheduled dates of their 50th anniversary tour’s North American leg so drummer Frank Beard could recover from a bout of pneumonia, but now “That Little Ol’ Band from Texas” is set to launch the trek tonight, August 21, in Woodinville, Washington. ZZ Top’s 50th anniversary…

Best of Youth: Watch five-year-old Foo Fighters fan dance on stage with band

Best of Youth: Watch five-year-old Foo Fighters fan dance on stage with band

ABC/Fred WatkinsChances are your first concert wasn’t as awesome as a five-year-old kid named Taylor, who got to dance on stage with Foo Fighters during their show in Belfast Monday. Dave Grohl and company invited the tyke — who was holding up a sign saying “I’m Taylor aged 5 first ever gig”– up on stage…

Watch the official trailer of Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” film

Watch the official trailer of Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” film

Courtesy of TIFFThe trailer for Bruce Springsteen’s new Western Stars film, which features the New Jersey rock legend performing his entire new album of the same name, has premiered online at Warner Bros. Pictures’ official YouTube channel. The clip features footage of Springsteen performing in front of a small audience in a 100-year-old barn that…

Canned Heat bassist Larry “The Mole” Taylor dead at 77

Canned Heat bassist Larry “The Mole” Taylor dead at 77

Pete Still/RedfernsLongtime Canned Heat bassist Larry “The Mole” Taylor has died.  According to a Facebook post from the band’s manager, Taylor passed away Monday at his home in Lake Balboa, California, after a long battle with cancer. He was 77. Taylor was part of Canned Heat’s most famous lineup, which included Alan Wilson, Bob Hite,…

WGLX Jock Blogs

Guns N’ Hoses 2019- make plans to be there!

Guns N’ Hoses 2019- make plans to be there!

It’s been awhile, but Guns N’ Hoses is back! Saturday, September 14- Under the lights! Cops vs Firefighters playing softball to honor and support Portage Co. Veterans at Bukholt Park in Stevens Point. ADMISSION IS FREE! Gates open at 4:30 with food and beverages and kids activities, raffles, a dunk tank and more! First pitch…

It’s National Vinyl Record Day!

It’s National Vinyl Record Day!

Ah, vinyl. The more things change, the more they stay the same- but if you’ve got old records like I do that you want to keep FOREVER- then check out the article below! August 12 Is National Vinyl Record Day: Here’s How To Protect Your Record Collection August 12 is National Vinyl record Day. That’s…

Moon Rock!

Moon Rock!

With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing arriving this Saturday, I’m sharing this great list of moon songs as compiled by Ultimate Classic Rock. 50 Songs About the Moon On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 became the first manned spacecraft to land on the Moon. Or was it? (Nah, of course it was. We’re…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Dark comedy thriller ‘Ready or Not’ opens today

Dark comedy thriller ‘Ready or Not’ opens today

Eric Zachanowich/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide Wednesday: * Ready or Not — This dark comedy thriller stars Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’s Samara Weaving as a new bride whose wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying ritual. Mark O’Brien, Adam Brody,…

Sylvester Stallone is back in action in new ‘Rambo: Last Blood’ trailer

Sylvester Stallone is back in action in new ‘Rambo: Last Blood’ trailer

Lionsgate(LOS ANGELES) — Lionsgate has released a new trailer for Rambo: Last Blood, the fifth and final film about Sylvester Stallone’s one-man army, Vietnam veteran John Rambo. The new clip begins with flashback to scenes of the first Rambo movie, where John shows off his fighting expertise. We then see Rambo today, living a quiet…

Re-enter ‘The Matrix’: Fourth movie in the works with Keanu Reeves back as Neo

Re-enter ‘The Matrix’: Fourth movie in the works with Keanu Reeves back as Neo

Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) — A fourth movie set in The Matrix universe is officially happening. Variety reports Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss are both set to reprise their roles as Neo and Trinity, respectively, and Lana Wachowski is on board to write and direct. Lana and her sister, Lilly, wrote and directed the first three…