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 Starship Feat. Mickey Thomas

Rick Springfield with Starship Feat. Mickey Thomas

Grammy-winning musician/actor Rick Springfield will perform at the Main Stage on Wednesday, August 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 Hollywood Walk of…more info »

MUSIC NEWS

Nirvana’s 1993 “Live and Loud” concert to be released on vinyl

Nirvana’s 1993 “Live and Loud” concert to be released on vinyl

GeffenNirvana’s Live and Loud concert film will be released on vinyl on August 30. The performance was recorded by MTV in December 1993 in Seattle, just a month after the grunge legends taped their iconic MTV Unplugged set. Live and Loud was previously released on home video in 2013, and it was also included in…

Master of Puzzles: Metallica artwork jigsaws arriving in September

Master of Puzzles: Metallica artwork jigsaws arriving in September

ABC/Randy HolmesYou’ll soon be able to recreate iconic Metallica album covers one piece at a time. The U.K. company Zee Productions is releasing four new jigsaw puzzles depicting the covers of Metallica’s first four records: Kill ‘Em All, Ride the Lightning, Master of Puppets and …And Justice for All. Each of the puzzles consists of…

WGLX Jock Blogs

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…

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…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

‘The Lion King’ roars into theaters Friday

‘The Lion King’ roars into theaters Friday

Disney(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide Friday: * The Lion King — Jon Favreau, who directed Disney’s hit live-action 2016 adaptation of The Jungle Book, also directed this highly anticipated live-action remake of the 1994 animated Disney classic. Donald Glover plays Simba, a young lion who must step up and take his place as the rightful…