On Stage: Aztec Two-Step ‘2.0’ updates beloved act

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor Aztec Two-Step Aztec Two-Step has been around for decades and has played the area numerous times over the years at a variety of venues – including Kennett Flash not long ago. When the band came to the area two years ago for a show at the World Café Live, there was a buzz. The duo was touring in support of its first studio album of new material since the...

On Stage: Batten makes rare area appearance

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Jennifer Batten To land the gig as lead guitarist for Michael Jackson’s world tours during the height of his world-wide popularity, you had to be an amazing musician – a musician who could handle the complexities of the pop legend’s arrangements. To be able to tour and record with Jeff Beck, one of rock’s all-time great guitarists, you had to be...

On Stage: Mame is the perfect antidote for holiday stress

Also, Rusted Root comes home to Pennsylvania; Forbert at Flash By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Rosemary Benson stars in the title role in “Mame” at the Candlelight Theater. For a small portion of the population — mostly computer geeks — “Mame” is an acronym for an emulator application designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software on modern...