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

Listen to Cheap Trick’s new cover of Harry Nilsson’s “Ambush”

Listen to Cheap Trick’s new cover of Harry Nilsson’s “Ambush”

Credit: David McClisterCheap Trick has contributed a song to a new album paying tribute to late singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson, best known for such hits as “Everybody’s Talkin'” and “Without You.” This Is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson, Vol. 2 will be released on June 21, and it includes the power-pop legends’ rendition of a…

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…

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