Veteran rock band Foreigner performs Aug. 17 at the Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba. Mick Jones, Kelly Hansen, Jason Bonham and the band will run through Foreigner's enviable program of hits before a grandstand audience. Tickets at the gate
Slayer is back with its first new release in six years and drummer Dave Lombardo has returned. If you wanna bang your head to a metal masterpiece, pick-up "Christ Illusion."
Maria Muldaur has returned with another soulful classic,"Heart of Mine: the Love Songs of Bob Dylan," on Telarc Records. Her version of "Lay Baby Lay (Lay Lady Lady)" is a stand out track and sure to stick in your memory.
Speaking of Dylan, his new album, "Modern Times," is due to hit the street on Aug. 29. It will come in an ordinary compact disc package and a special edition with a DVD.
Marquette's Bluesfest is scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 2 & 3 at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Acts include Alberta Adams, Saffire, Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings, Reverend Raven, Ana Popovic and Bernard Allison. Tickets are available at the Record Rack and at the gate. Sure to be a good time.
BREAKING SEVEN & HOKUM
Local artists Breaking Seven and hip hoppers Hokum have new releases out now. Find them in the local artist section at the Record Rack.
RECORD RACK ROCKS
Hello! Whether you've ever been in our store or not, thanks for coming to our blog. Here, you'll find out what's new at the U. P.'s favorite collectors store regarding games, movies and music. You'll be advised about specials, new stock, concert tickets and more. So, if you can't come to 1212 Ludington in Escanaba, be sure to check here. It won't be the same as showing up in person, but it should hold you over until you can. Remember, we're happy to do mail orders and accept credit cards.
Tuesday, August 15, 2006