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Mowatt: An End to the Means

Andy Mowatt - An End to the Means

Guitar virtuoso Andy Mowatt has become a landmark at Tellus360, Lancaster’s most exciting and hip live music venue. He’s performed there countless times since it opened as a venue in last fall with the Andy Mowatt Trio, his original band Herbie, his Steely Dan tribute band called Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam, and as the leader of the New Orleans…

End of an Era: Commitment Diet Update

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Back in February I hit a wall with commitments. I was way over-committed and not able to engage fully in anything. For many years I was one of those guys who responded to “how’s it going?” with “busy, man. really busy.” Around that time I went on a commitment diet. I immediately began saying no to all…

DECA is LIVE

DECA

A little over a month ago, on the first Saturday in September, I dropped in at the new DECA, Discerning Eye Center for the Arts, located at 12 W. New St. in Lancaster. The show that opened that night was the first show in this new space, which is dedicated to incubating motivation and facilitating…

Lancasphere One – Evolution of Sound

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The first concert in our new series called Lancasphere is coming to The Candy Factory’s Warehouse D on Saturday, October 18 at 7:00pm. The show is called the Evolution of Sound and features an improvised round robin with ten Lancaster musicians. Here’s how it works: The first musician will perform five minutes of completely improvised…

Live From the Cellar is Back

Robby Hecht

Live From the Cellar is a casual house concert series that started back in early 2012 and quickly became one of the coolest places to perform intimate listening room concerts in Lancaster. Over the years, Josh and Kelly Gibbel have hosted local, regional, and even national touring acts such as David Bazan and The Stray Birds…

Concert at the Fulton to Benefit the Longhouse

Joanne Shenandoah

On Saturday evening, August 30, Joanne Shenandoah will perform a special concert at the Fulton Theatre to benefit the Lancaster Longhouse located at the 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum. A longhouse is a large Native American multi-family homes made of logs, saplings and tree bark that once dotted Pennsylvania’s landscape. Joanne Shenandoah is a Grammy Award winning singer from…

Sarah Blacker Returns to Lancaster

Sarah Blacker

Sarah Blacker is a Boston-based singer-songwriter who has spent much of the last several years on the road, including dozens of stops in the Central PA region. She has performed several times at My Rural Radio’s Fall Fest, Lynden Gallery, The Abbey Bar, Ruby Red House Concerts, Live From the Cellar, and one of our…

Mark Stuart Returns to Lancaster

Mark Stuart

I have had the pleasure of knowing Mark Stuart for nearly 20 years. In the mid-1990s I played in a Nashville band that was lucky enough to share several stages with Mark and his wife, singer-songwriter Stacey Earle. Since then, they’ve traveled extensively as a duo throughout the United States and beyond, performing hundreds of shows each year.…

August Literary Events Around the Triangle

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Quite a few literary events are happening in the upcoming month of August. Take a look at this small preview and see what’s happening in Lancaster, York, and Harrisburg. August 8th: Spoken Word Cafe @ the Midtown Scholar. For those of you who enjoy the performance of various spoken word poets or are interested in…