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 »

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

Green Day makes Instagram pages private; releasing photography book

Green Day makes Instagram pages private; releasing photography book

ABC/Heidi GutmanSo, something’s going on in the world of Green Day. On Friday, each of the band members — Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool — made their Instagram profiles private. Additionally, the main Green Day Instagram is also now private. When these sort of dramatic social media things happen with bands, it…

Megadeth-soundtracked Apple commercial nominated for Emmy

Megadeth-soundtracked Apple commercial nominated for Emmy

Credit: Jeremy SafferThe nominations for this year’s Emmys were revealed earlier this week, but under the mountains of nominations for Game of Thrones — the show got a record-breaking 32 nods — you might have missed a nod for a Megadeth-assisted commercial. Apple’s “Shot on iPhone XS” commercial, which is soundtracked by the thrash legends’…

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

‘Veronica Mars’ season four is streaming now, launches one week early on Hulu

‘Veronica Mars’ season four is streaming now, launches one week early on Hulu

Hulu(SAN DIEGO) — Here’s a plot twist worthy of the show itself: Veronica Mars season four is now available on Hulu, one week ahead of schedule. The show’s star, Kristen Bell, announced the surprise news at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday. During the Veronica Mars panel, Bell declared that she wanted Hulu to release all…

2018 ‘Halloween’ reboot spawning two new sequels

2018 ‘Halloween’ reboot spawning two new sequels

Andrew Eccles/Universal Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Like its unstoppable killer Michael Myers, the Halloween films will live on. On Friday, Universal Pictures announced release dates for two new films in the iconic horror series, following the blockbuster success of 2018’s reboot starring original sole survivor Jamie Lee Curtis.  The film, which was directed by David Gordon Green, was made for…