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Summer Fest at Two Brothers Brings Cool, Indie Acts & Los Lobos

Summer Fest at Two Brothers Brings Cool, Indie Acts & Los Lobos

DOWNTOWN AURORA – Two Brothers announced the lineup of their popular Summer Festival (formerly Hop Juice Festival) on XRT today, and it will not disappoint. Carve out the first weekend of summer and celebrate at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, IL. Beer...

10,000 Maniacs, Jennifer Nettles, Lady Antebellum at RiverEdge Park this Summer

10,000 Maniacs, Jennifer Nettles, Lady Antebellum at RiverEdge Park this Summer

In a strategic and possibly politically-cheered move, the Aurora Civic Center Authority (the overseeing Paramount Theatre entity) waited until today, May 1, to announce their new summer lineup at RiverEdge Park in Aurora. The announcement arrived out of the mouth of Aurora’s...

First Fridays in May: Trains, Comics & Geeks

First Fridays in May: Trains, Comics & Geeks

DOWNTOWN AURORA – Trains, comic books and geek art are introduced as hippie relics from a bygone era say goodbye at May’s First Fridays in Downtown Aurora on May 2. Six venues and one vacant window display are part of the monthly...

Farewell to Ray Shepardson, the Visionary Who Saved the Theatres

Farewell to Ray Shepardson, the Visionary Who Saved the Theatres

Man Who Jumped to His Death from Hollywood Casino Parking Garage in Downtown Aurora was a Theater Hero

Summer Festival Headliner: Los Lobos

Summer Festival Headliner: Los Lobos

So, this just showed up on the internet thanks to Bands in Town. Two Brothers has yet to make an official announcement yet, but there are no secrets where the internet is concerned. Lots of happy fans will be flocking to the...

The Riverfront’s “Mousetrap” Looking to Catch a Handful of Local Talent

The Riverfront’s “Mousetrap” Looking to Catch a Handful of Local Talent

Auditions to be held for The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie Audition dates: Saturday, April 19 from 11 am – 2 pm Monday, April 21 from 7 pm – 8:30 pm The Riverfront Playhouse will hold open auditions for its production, The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie on Saturday, April 19th...

Andrea Dawn’s “Doll” Debuts April 18 at The Yetee

Andrea Dawn’s “Doll” Debuts April 18 at The Yetee

  DTA – It was just last Halloween that Andrea Dawn’s Kickstarter to fund her second full-length album was successfully funded. Now the time has come that campaign backers and other loyal fans can grab their copy of Dawn’s new album, “Doll.”...

Artist Chris Evans Gives Peek of New Work

Artist Chris Evans Gives Peek of New Work

DTA – At April’s First Fridays in Downtown Aurora, local artist Chris Evans provides an exciting glimpse of an upcoming show that will feature all new work. Best Show Ever, Man will highlight the fantastic illustration style of Evans, who is well-known locally...

One Paragraph Review: RENT at Paramount Theatre, Aurora

One Paragraph Review: RENT at Paramount Theatre, Aurora

Wow. Wow. Wow. Rent at the Paramount Theatre is a knock-down, rise-up, flat-on-your-back, stand-up, sweet, sentimental, show-stopping, singing sensation. From the quiet, awkward opening to the rallied, operatic ending, Rent wraps you up in the beauty of the human condition and holds...

A Letter from Beth Standish

A Letter from Beth Standish

Dear Aurora Family, My family and I have decided to step away from River’s Edge Café. Our last day running the cafe will be May 1. This has been the most fun, rewarding, and absolutely frightening thing I’ve ever done. My family...

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