You read about Hutchinson Community Concerts' new season in last week's B. I've noted numerous times in past submissions that this is Hutchinson's best entertainment value: five Memorial Hall concerts between this October and next May for $40 adult tickets and $90 for the entire family.

I had an opportunity to attend the Karrin Allyson show Nov. 17 at the Fox Theatre. Those in attendance got a special treat as the Hutchinson Community College Jazz Ensemble performed first to open the show. What a treat!

The B gives a lot of publicity to a variety of little-known and not particularly well-attended groups holding concerts in Hutchinson, McPherson and around the area. So when more than 900 people show up, as they did last Saturday night at the Fox Theatre for a gospel concert, it’s worthy of a…

Hutchinson’s Historic Fox Theatre will have a difficult time in future concerts of the just launched season matching the talent, star/audience interaction, personality, musical back up, staging and audience enthusiasm shown last Saturday night when Frankie Avalon took the stage.

Unfortunately, the fundraiser for the McPherson Dog Park was cancelled due to rain a few weeks ago, and so this past Thursday Concerts for the Cause held a make up event for the dog park. This was the final event for the 2016 McPherson Summer Season.

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Two weeks ago, the Concerts for the Cause event in McPherson was rained out. But have no fear: The band that was set to perform that night, Hell Creek Bridge, will perform at a street dance to raise funds for the McPherson Fire Department's MDA Fill the Boot Campaign fundraiser on Aug. 20. T…

Last Saturday night, Concerts for the Cause held a benefit for the Hutchinson Street Cat Society at the Flag Theatre. Those of you who didn't attend it missed one of the greatest shows Concerts for the Cause has ever had.

The rain stopped just in time for last Thursday night's Concert for a Cause in McPherson. I almost hate to say this because I don't want to jinx it, but much like the All Schools Day Parade, Concert for a Cause in McPherson has never been rained out. Now, fingers crossed that the streak continues.

Last Thursday night in McPherson, for the third edition of Concerts for the Cause, the show featured Robin Macy, one of the founders of the Dixie Chicks. She was joined on stage by band members Kentucky White and Darren Wilcox.

Concerts for the Cause-Hutchinson kicked off the first concert of its 2016 season on Saturday with a benefit for the St. Rosa of Lima mission at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. The show was held at the Flag Theatre, the new venue for CFTC this season.

The third time was the charm as Joseph Hall's Elvis returned to the McPherson Opera House on Saturday night. Hall was in fine form, as always. His show is high-energy and he covered Elvis Presley from three different eras, even singing a couple of songs I had never heard before. I'd provide …

Whenever I think of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, I think of "Moonlight Serenade." This is their signature song, and has been since the band began, although Miller composed this piece long before he organized the band. It was an exercise he did for a course in arranging. But no matter. It's so…

On Friday night at the Stiefel Theatre in Salina, it was Keb' Mo' on stage singing the blues. His new CD, "That Hot Pink Blues Album," debuted on this night and he sang a variety of selections from it. Keb' Mo' even showed up at the concert sporting a brand-new hot pink tie for the occasion.

The McPherson Opera House wished central Kansas a Happy St. Patrick's Day this past Thursday with the Women of Ireland show. Three sisters - Fiona, Naomi and Evangeline O'Neill - took to the stage along with an extensive cast of extras to celebrate the holiday.