When Bob Kerman and his wife, Diane, bought The Back Bar in Janesville, it was being used as a Top 40s dance club. Now, 13 years later, Kerman has melded his business acumen and intense love of rock music—along with a pinch of social psychology—to resurrect the tavern into a hard rock destination.
Blues Traveler emerged in the early 1990s as part of a new vanguard of jam bands in the tradition of The Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers. From the onset, the band built a reputation for relentless touring, marathon sets and the explosive harmonica solos of frontman John Popper.
The creator of such comedic songs as "Toast," "Pancreas" and "Big Butter Jesus" will perform at BaZinga Classic Pub & Grille, 1110 Kellogg Ave., Janesville, on Thursday, Oct. 8.
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.
Life is full of little pleasures. A walk in the country on a beautiful fall day. A freshly made pumpkin doughnut.
If you're looking for some fun fall activities, we've got you covered with a list of area corn mazes.
If you're looking for some fun fall activities, we've got you covered with a list of area apple orchards.
Christopher A. Smith learned to spread his wings in Boston, but he never forgot where he came from. Now, the Milton native is back in the area to direct the youth choir at the Janesville Performing Arts Center. He began his new role early in September.
If you're looking for some fun fall activities, we've got you covered with a list of area pumpkin patches.
A quick taste of events going on in the area this week.