On Stage: Nellie McKay returns to area for show at Arden Gild Hall

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Nellie McKay Nellie McKay is a talented singer/songwriter from the Poconos who has been making impressive albums for more than three decades. Fortunately, she heads south on the Pennsylvania Northeast Extension now and then to perform shows in this area – including a spell-binding show at Longwood Gardens, a show at Rrazz Room in New Hope, and...

On Stage: McKay offers perfect musical compliment to spring

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Nellie McKay When Nellie McKay performs on stage, her warm voice and engaging delivery seem to make beautiful musical flowers appear in the air. When people pay a visit to Longwood Gardens (Route 1, Kennett Square, 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org), there are beautiful flowers in the air and everywhere.

On Stage: A little something for everyone this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Michelle Lewis There is a great variety of live music on tap in the area this weekend – a folk/country singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, rocking twin sisters from New Jersey, a young Australian singer-songwriter, a Pennsylvania-born song stylist whose repertoire covers more than a half-century, a guitarist-singer-songwriter from Kenya, a heavy...

On Stage: Summer really is endless for The Beach Boys

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Beach Boys Like the Energizer Bunny, the Beach Boys just keep going and going. On August 4, the Beach Boys will bring their surf music and California beach vibe to the area for a pair of shows at the American Music Theater (2425 Lincoln Highway, Lancaster, www.amtshows.com). The veteran pop/vocal group is on the road with its 2018 “Now...

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By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Nellie McKay Fans of classic songs that are commonly referred to as standards are in for a treat this weekend with two very talented female vocalists performing songs from their recent albums devoted to standards – Nellie McKay and Paula Cole.