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January 11, 2017

Rockin’ the Region with the Mean Waltons

Every second Friday night of the month at 7 p.m., you need to head to Taps Tavern in Poultney  to see the Mean Waltons. They’ll be nice to you and your ears as you listen to some great folk covers. The Mean Waltons are Wayne…

Rockin the region with David Soltz
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December 21, 2016

Rockin the region with David Soltz

There are many worthy options for quality music in this area so it’s great when a new “local” arrives and adds to that. David Soltz is starting to make a name for himself in the Ludlow/Killington region. Soltz moved up here last year from Massachusetts…

Rockin the Region with the Snowplow Comedy Competition
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December 14, 2016

Rockin the Region with the Snowplow Comedy Competition

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

“I’m funny how, I mean funny like I’m a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I’m here to freakin’ amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?” said Tommy DeVito in “Goodfellas.” If you…

Rockin’ the region with Ron White
Rockin' The Region
August 3, 2016

Rockin’ the region with Ron White

Courtesy of Dave Hoffenberg

RON WHITE

Ron White is bringing his awesome comedy show to the Paramount Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 8 p.m. I didn’t see his show live but I did have the pleasure of interviewing him. It was like…

Rockin’ the region with the Bacon Brothers
Rockin' The Region
July 15, 2016

Rockin’ the region with the Bacon Brothers

Courtesy of Dave Hoffenberg

THE BACON BROTHERS

The Bacon Brothers make their return to Vermont to bring their band to the Paramount Theatre this Wednesday, July 13. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Kevin and Michael Bacon, who talked about life…

Rockin’ the region with Taylor Hicks
Rockin' The Region
July 7, 2016

Rockin’ the region with Taylor Hicks

Courtesy of Dave Hoffenberg

TAYLOR HICKS

By Dave Hoffenberg

I had the pleasure of interviewing an idol last week, an “American Idol” that is. Season five winner Taylor Hicks is bringing his acoustic show to Rutland on Friday, July 8 at 8 p.m….

Rockin’ the Region with Swamp Cabbage
Rockin' The Region
June 15, 2016

Rockin’ the Region with Swamp Cabbage

Walter Parks

Walter Parks brings his Swamp Cabbage to the Wild Fern in Stockbridge this Thursday night, June 16  at 7 p.m. You can also catch the show at The Local in Rutland the night before, Wednesday, June 15 at 9 p.m. The…

Rockin’ the Region with House Blend
Rockin' The Region
May 26, 2016

Rockin’ the Region with House Blend

This Friday I recommend you kick off Memorial Day weekend in Tinmouth at the Old Firehouse with House Blend. Get there early as this huge group usually packs the place. House Blend is an eclectic, 16-member (sometimes up to 20) democraticly led a cappella group…

Rockin’ the Region  with the Kind Buds
Rockin' The Region
April 20, 2016

Rockin’ the Region with the Kind Buds

Courtesy of Kitty Kindbud

The Kind Buds are part of Killington Resort’s annual Dazed and Defrosted concert being held Saturday, April 23.

This Saturday, April 23 is the 2nd Annual Dazed and Defrosted concert at Killington Resort—and it’s…