On Stage: Philly area girls prove they rock this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Philly area girls rock – and they’re ready to prove it once again tonight. Soraia Back in September, Soraia – ZouZou Mansour (lead vocals, tambourine), Travis Smith (bass guitar, backup vocals), Mike Reisman (guitar, background vocals), Brianna Sig (drums, percussion, background vocals) – headlined a show at MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut...

On Stage: Tommy Castro hits Sellersville

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Tommy Castro and The Painkillers Award-winning guitarist/vocalist Tommy Castro and his band The Painkillers will return to this area for a show on May 4 at the Sellersville Theater (24 West Temple Avenue, Sellersville, 215-257-5808, www.st94.com). “We’ve played the Sellersville Theatre a number of times and always had a lot of fun,” said Castro, during...

On Stage: Empty Hearts new, yet still familiar

Carlene Carter, Kim Richey and ballet among weekend highlights By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times While The Empty Hearts might be a new band, its members are very familiar, coming from The Cars, Blondie and The Romantics among others. They play Oct. 17 at the Ardmore Music Hall. You may not have heard of The Empty Hearts yet but you surely have heard the group’s members play on a wide...