All posts by Alan Sculley

52 Years of Chicago

In 2017, the members of Chicago got together for a celebratory dinner to mark their 50th year as a band. That sort of longevity puts Chicago in a very exclusive club, as one of the very few bands— the Rolling Stones, The Who, and a handful of ‘60s pop acts playing perhaps with their frontman

Maxwell: “blackSUMMER’Snight” in Toledo

“blackSUMMER’Snight,” the second album in a trilogy by soul artist Maxwell, has arrived a mere seven years after the first album in the series, “BLACKsummer’snight.” That’s about par for the course for Maxwell, who over his 20-year recording career has released five studio albums. Part of the reason Maxwell doesn’t crank out albums every other

Journey comes to Toledo on June 25

Journey is back on the road this spring, with Steve Smith returning on drums and with Arnel Pineda singing songs that former vocalist Steve Perry made famous in the late 1970s and early ‘80s (as well as other material). Plenty of people wish Perry would return to Journey. And for his part, guitarist Neal Schon

Rocking out Christmas: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra flies back to town

  Last year at this time, Paul O’Neill, founder of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, was already looking forward to the combination rock band/orchestra’s 2016 Christmas tour. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the album that not only put TSO on the musical map, but also established the group as a mainstay during the holiday season and