Walk in Motown mogul Berry Gordy’s shoes at the Paramount Theater

Motown the Musical
The Temptations. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour. Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus, 2014

Motown is arguably the single most influential music of all time – and you can thank Berry Gordy, music mogul and founder of Motown records, for virtually every great 1960-80s sensation that came out of that era. Everyone from the Supremes,  Marvin Gaye, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and SO, so many more. Motown the Musical walks you through Gordy’s

Does Your Mother Know: A Candid Discussion with Sassy Mama Donna

Mamma Mia Fox TheaterAs an 80’s baby, I subconsciously became an ABBA fan long before I could comprehend an acronym, or the impact Agnetha, Benny, Björn and Anni-Frid would have on Pop music. My parents blared that Gold: Greatest Hits on repeat throughout my childhood, and it didn’t take long for me to realize, I was THE Dancing Queen. When the MAMMA MIA! musical first went into production several years

Free Concert Giveaway Series: Empire of the Sun is Alive at the Paramount Wednesday October 23rd


Who: After headlining several festivals this summer, Australian duo Empire of the Sun are finally embarking on a North American tour to celebrate the release of their first album in 5 years, Ice on the Dune. When Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore, the electronic powerhouse men of the sun released their first

Free Concert Giveaway Series: The Paper Kites Take Down the Tractor Tavern Tuesday October 22nd

The paper Kites

Who: I seem to fall for anything Australian, but after listening to Bloom on repeat and reviewing their blunt autobiography via Facebook: “Hello we’re The Paper Kites. We play songs” I appreciate the sincerity of The Paper Kites   and love their new album States, recently released in the US. Bandmates Sam Bentley, Christina Lacy, Dave Powys, Sam Rasmussen and Josh Bentley all played in separate bands before Christina and Sam were invited to perform at a festival and pulled the others along with them; the conversation to