On Stage: Son Step comes home to drop new album

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Son Step Son Step has a new album to drop and the band knows when and where it wants it to drop. On May 17, Son Step released its third full-length album, “Fossilillies” on the Grind Select label. The Philly-based band will start its support tour with a hometown album release show at Johnny Brenda’s (1201 North Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia,...

On Stage: Sax and Brown return to Philly roots

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Scot Sax and Suzie Brown Nashville may be home to Scot Sax and Suzie Brown, but the duo will always have its ties to the Philadelphia area. Philadelphia is Sax’s hometown, the place where Brown began her music career and the city where the couple met and first fell in love. On June 28, Sax and Brown return to this area for a show at Bourbon and...

On Stage (Extra): Lawrence offers two shows in one

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times There once was a series of commercials for Certs mints that features this slogan — “It’s a breath mint…. it’s a candy mint…. It’s two, two, two mints in one!” A take-off on that slogan could be used for shows on April 1 at the Broadway Theater of Pitman (43 South Broadway, Pitman, New Jersey,www.thebroadwaytheatre.org, 856-384-8381) —...

On Stage: A tribute to a legend

Also: shows at small area venues dominate weekend’s music scene By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Over the next few weeks, a Delaware theater veteran will be providing audiences with an up-close look at an entertainment legend — with a lifesaving foundation as the beneficiary. What’s not to like about this? Under the guidance of Greer Firestone, the Delaware-based production...