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Frampton Comes Acoustic

Frampton Comes Acoustic

By Jeff Maisey Imagine Peter Frampton sitting in your living room plucking away at his classic hits like “Show Me the Way” and “Do You Feel Like I Do.” That’s just the impression Frampton wanted to achieve with his 2016 album titled “Acoustic Classics.” “The whole idea for me was to strip away 40 years

Chris Botti on Impressions, Streaming and Live Music

By Jeff Maisey   If jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and his band seem to be on the road a lot, with seemingly annual stops in Hampton Roads, he is. With the recorded music industry in disarray because of streaming services such as Pandora, popular acts like Botti have found survival of the fittest to be

Breast Cancer Spotlighted in Menopause the Musical

By Jeff Maisey   Three of the four cast members of Menopause the Musical are breast cancer survivors.  The disease is duly noted when the popular musical comes to the Sandler Center on November 3 and 5. Terri Adams – a survivor – has played the part of a Baby Boomer housewife from Iowa since

Supernova Ray Lamontagne come to Sandler Center

By Jim Morrison   Having experienced and generous friends comes in handy. When Ray Lamontage was unsatisfied with the batch of songs he’d written as the follow-up to his chart-topping, Grammy Winning “God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise,” he shot an email to a pal named Elvis Costello that helped get him on a