On Stage: Birdtalker kicks off busy area music weekend at MilkBoy Philly

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Birdtalker This weekend, live music gets off to an early start with a twin-bill at MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 215- 925-6455, www.milkboyphilly.com). The show on October 7 will feature Birdtalker as the headlined with Bre Kennedy as the opening act. Fronted by husband-and-wife Zack and Dani Green, Birdtalker have cultivated...

On Stage (Extra): Saying goodbye to the Tin Angel

Dar Williams’ show kicks off two weeks of farewell events By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Dar Williams Picture a situation in which an older and much-loved friend was diagnosed with a terminal illness and had just a few weeks left to live – despite having the appearance of being healthy. Friends would come from near and far to pay their respects, share some memories and say goodbye. That’s...

On Stage (extra): Joan Baez still going strong

Joan Baez By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Joan Baez has been making great music for more than 55 years.  She was one of the most influential folk artists in the 1960s and has remained relevant for over five decades. Baez, who has released more than 30 albums dating back to her eponymous debut in 1960, is equally known for her efforts as an activist. The popular singer-songwriter-musician...

On Stage: ‘Always…Patsy Cline’ at Candlelight

Run River North, Dar Williams headlining this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Erica Scanlan Harr stars as Patsy Cline in “Always Patsy Cline” running weekend performances at the Candlelight Theater in Arden, Del., now through Aug. 24. Fans of Patsy Cline know how great she was. For those of you not in this category, you might want to consider a short drive across the state...