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Mamma mia, that was a hit show!

The Youngstown Playhouse’s production of “Mamma Mia!” lived up to its lofty expectations. All


New Funny Farm site is fertile ground for Basile

Dave Robich takes comedy seriously. As owner of the Funny Farm Comedy Club – a mainstay in the


The rumors were true about Fleetwood Mac tribute band

The act performed the entire landmark “Rumours” album, took a break, and then returned for a second set that went back to the earliest days of the British band.


Wind down with Maluso and Blackson

The new Doubletree Hotel will add something new to the downtown Youngstown scene when it launches


Rocktopia’s triumphant homecoming

Randall Craig Fleischer had to be overwhelmed with happiness at the sold-out audience that greeted


It’s ‘Rocky Horror’ time again

What would Halloween be without “The Rocky Horror Show”? Staging the always bizarre rock musical –


Are we not Rock Hall of Famers?

As is often the case, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s list of nominees includes some no-brainers and


Springsteen put his blessing on Asbury Park rock festival

I was having a beer in The Stone Pony on Sunday afternoon. The legendary rock ’n’ roll bar in


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It’s only a rock ’n’ roll fest, but I like it

The third annual It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll Festival is on the horizon and will feature the Deadbeat Poets as headliner.


Mulidore to welcome Babbaro to Las Vegas

Angelo Babbaro will be in good hands when he makes his Las Vegas debut next week. The Sinatra-


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Toby Keith heats up Canfield fair

Toby Keith’s concert Monday at the Canfield Fair was a long time in the making, and the country


Incuya fest got off to a hot start

On first glance, last weekend’s Incuya Music Festival in downtown Cleveland was like a mini-


Incuya Music Festival is ready to rage in the Rock Hall city

The inaugural Incuya Music Festival comes with high expectations. It’s the first multiday major


Theater season will bring surprises

The upcoming theater season will bring with it several Mahoning Valley premieres of major musicals.


Sugarland picks up where it left off

Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland has reclaimed her country-pop crown, if Friday’s concert at Covelli


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