Concerts/Events

Bush & Live With Special Guest Our Lady Peace

Bush & Live With Special Guest Our Lady Peace

Two iconic rock bands BUSH and Live make their way to Appleton for a summer concert at the ballpark, with special guest Our Lady Peace. The ALTIMATE Tour, celebrating the 25th-anniversary of their landmark albums Sixteen Stone from Bush and Throwing Copper from Live.more info »

REO Speedwagon with Night Ranger

REO Speedwagon with Night Ranger

Rock icons REO Speedwagon will headline the Main Stage on opening night of the Fair, Thursday, Aug. 1. While best known for No. 1 hits “Keep On Loving You” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” the band’s catalog features 13 Top 40 hits including “Take It on the Run,” “Keep the Fire Burnin’” and more. REO…more info »

Rick Springfield with Eddie Money

Rick Springfield with Eddie Money

Grammy-winning musician/actor Rick Springfield will perform at the Main Stage on Wednesday, Aug. 7. Springfield has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart” and “I’ve Done Everything for You.” In 2014, Springfield was honored with a star on the…more info »

MUSIC NEWS

Double Vision x 4: Foreigner schedules four new reunion shows in October

Double Vision x 4: Foreigner schedules four new reunion shows in October

Credit: Karsten SteigerSince 2017, Foreigner has occasionally played special shows featuring performances by the band’s current lineup, as well as by key former members, including original frontman Lou Gramm. Now the veteran rockers have lined up a new four-date series of these concerts for this fall, dubbed “Double Vision: Then and Now.” The shows are…

Ozzy Osbourne to voice rock-loving troll in “Trolls World Tour” movie

Ozzy Osbourne to voice rock-loving troll in “Trolls World Tour” movie

DreamWorks AnimationOzzy Osbourne is going from Prince of Darkness to Troll King. The metal legend is lending his signature voice to the upcoming animated film Trolls World Tour, the sequel to 2016’s Trolls. He’ll be playing King Thrash, who, along with his daughter Queen Barb — voiced by Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom — is on…

WGLX Jock Blogs

Reason #1832 Why Rob Halford Is THE Metal God

Reason #1832 Why Rob Halford Is THE Metal God

Judas Priest Frontman Deftly Kicks Phone From Annoying Concert-taping Fool’s Hand   Ya see kids- holding your phone up for the entirety of a concert is not only annoying to anyone behind you, but also to the performers on stage. Numerous musicians have expressed their frustration with cell phone users at shows- but Halford took…

Top 10 Classic Rock Songs For Your Memorial Day Road Trip

Top 10 Classic Rock Songs For Your Memorial Day Road Trip

This weekend kicks off summer road trip season! According to AAA, 37.6 MILLION Americans will be hitting the road this weekend for the Memorial Day holiday. And every road trip needs a great soundtrack. To get you started, here are my Top 10 must-have road trip songs.   10. Golden Earring – Radar Love Why…

Should Woodstock 50 happen? The Answer, My Friend, Is Blowing In The Wind

I don’t know about you, but the whole thing seemed like a bad idea, as soon as the performers were announced… Woodstock 50 Artists No Longer Contractually Obligated to Perform The soap opera of Woodstock 50 continues to play out. Despite the announcement from financial backers that the festival has been canceled, founder Michael Lang…

Tonya Haze Interviews: Comedian Tim Cavanaugh

Tonya Haze Interviews: Comedian Tim Cavanaugh

  I can’t believe another WGLX Comedy show is almost here! Next weekend, you can see Comedians Tim Cavanaugh and John Evans (of Bob and Tom fame) perform two shows in the area – Friday night in Wausau, and Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.   Click here for tickets.   Today, to get ready for the…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Jermaine Fowler tapped to star alongside Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming 2 America’

Jermaine Fowler tapped to star alongside Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming 2 America’

Photo by Yuchen Liao/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Sorry to Bother You star Jermaine Fowler has found his next major role. Sources tell Variety that Fowler has been cast in a lead role opposite Eddie Murphy in the upcoming sequel, Coming 2 America. The original Coming to America movie starred Murphy as Akeem Joffer, crown prince of…

Netflix announces season three premiere date for ‘Dear White People’

Netflix announces season three premiere date for ‘Dear White People’

Netflix/Adam Rose(LOS ANGELES) — In honor of Juneteenth — the American holiday that celebrates the emancipation of the last remaining U.S. slaves — Netflix has unveiled a premiere date for the season three return of its critically acclaimed series Dear White People. In a video announcement on Wednesday titled “Great Grits Debate,” the cast, including…

Inevitable: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ coming back to theaters with new footage

Inevitable: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ coming back to theaters with new footage

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) — At the Spider-Man: Far From Home press junket in London on Tuesday, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige let slip that Avengers: Endgame will be heading back to theaters on June 28 — with never-before-seen footage. Feige tells ScreenRant that the re-release is “not an extended cut, but” he notes that fans…