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

Wherever I May Ollie: Metallica announces new signature skateboard

Wherever I May Ollie: Metallica announces new signature skateboard

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica has teamed up iconic skateboard brand Dogtown to created a new signature skate deck. The board features the Metallica logo printed above the Dogtown cross. If you have a Metallica-obsessed skater in your life — and $139.99 to spare — you can order the deck now via Metallica.com. In other Metallica happenings, the…

Watch Perry Farrell’s political video for new solo song, “Pirate Punk Politician”

Watch Perry Farrell’s political video for new solo song, “Pirate Punk Politician”

Credit: Gabe L’HeureuxPerry Farrell has premiered the video for “Pirate Punk Politician,” the lead single off the Jane’s Addiction frontman’s forthcoming solo album, Kind Heaven. The cartoon-animated clip reflects the political message of the track, which Farrell describes as a “good old fashioned protest song about today’s strongmen and their tactics of oppression.” You can…

WGLX Jock Blogs

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…

Kincaid recounts his first and last time seeing Night Ranger!

Kincaid recounts his first and last time seeing Night Ranger!

Kincaid’s Night(s) With Night Ranger Disclaimer: I am a total Night Ranger Geek, and cannot be held responsible for the gushing to follow. So lemme tell you a story… I related this to guitarist Brad Gillis off-air prior to my interview with him last week, much to his amusement and amazement… It was September 27th,…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Grab your chest — ‘Alien’ turns 40 Saturday

Grab your chest — ‘Alien’ turns 40 Saturday

Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the release of director Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi film classic, Alien. The film, about a blue-collar crew aboard a deep space mining vessel who answer a distress call on a derelict planet and inadvertently bring aboard a killer alien, was…

A Whole New World: Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ hits theaters today

A Whole New World: Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ hits theaters today

Disney(NEW YORK) — Disney’s live action Aladdin hits theaters today and its star, Mena Massoud, hopes it opens up “A Whole New World” for a new generation of viewers. Massoud, who was born in Egypt and raised in Canada, says the 1992 animated version of Aladdin was one of the only movies he and his…

Spike Lee premieres ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ season two in Brooklyn

Spike Lee premieres ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ season two in Brooklyn

L-R – Anthony Ramos, Spike Lee — David Lee/Netflix(NEW YORK) — Spike Lee returned home to Brooklyn, New York Thursday night for the red carpet premiere of season two of his She’s Gotta Have It series, based on his 1986 film. The Oscar winner for BlacKkKlansman was joined by his wife and co-executive producer, Tonya Lewis…