Concerts/Events

Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour

Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour

The musical that defined a generation, the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT comes to The Grand for the very first time this October. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway…and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly…more info »

Kansas

Kansas

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be touring select cities in the United States and Canada in during the fall and winter, on the third leg of their popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. Launched as a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the massive hit album Point of Know Return, the band…more info »

Black Violin: Aspirus Arts In Education Series

Black Violin: Aspirus Arts In Education Series

After meeting in high school orchestra over a decade ago, Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus created Black Violin, a blend of classical, bluegrass, rock, hip-hop, and R&B music that teaches students to bust stereotypes, break boundaries, and be themselves. In addition to performing for more than 100,000 students a year, the two classicallytrained musicians have…more info »

Brian Regan

Brian Regan

Hailed by Vanity Fair as “the funniest stand-up alive,” Brian Regan is bringing his hilarious stand-up comedy to The Grand this November. With numerous stand-up specials, a scene-stealing cameo in Chris Rock’s film Top Five, a guest role on Jerry Seinfeld’s Netflix series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, an incredible 28 appearances on The Late…more info »

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Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper to Star in a ‘Golden Girls’ Spin Off

Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper to Star in a ‘Golden Girls’ Spin Off

  Jane Lynch and her pal Cyndi Lauper are set to star in a new Netflix comedy series that she compared to “The Golden Girls.” Lynch announced the show on Sunday after winning a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” “I…

Charity Softball Game has Cops and Firefighters Fired Up

Charity Softball Game has Cops and Firefighters Fired Up

      It’s Cops vs. Firefighters battling it out under the lights at the annual Guns N Hoses charity softball game this Saturday, September 14th at Bukholt Park in Stevens Point.  Gates open at 4:30pm, and the first pitch is at 6pm.  Admission is FREE! 100% or the proceeds go to benefit veterans in…

MUSIC NEWS

Matchbox Twenty to celebrate 2020 with summer tour, says Rob Thomas

Matchbox Twenty to celebrate 2020 with summer tour, says Rob Thomas

Credit: Randall SlavinRob Thomas told ABC Radio in April that he and his band, Matchbox Twenty, wanted to get together and do something special next year because, after all, it is going to be 2020.  “I just think the aesthetic is good to pass up,” he said. Well, now it looks as though that’s actually…

Ex-Band guitarist Robbie Robertson’s latest solo album, ‘Sinematic,’ is out now

Ex-Band guitarist Robbie Robertson’s latest solo album, ‘Sinematic,’ is out now

UMeRobbie Robertson, the guitarist and main songwriter of The Band, released his latest solo album Sinematic today. The 13-track collection features songs connected to — or inspired by — two new film projects: the documentary Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band and Martin Scorsese’s upcoming crime epic The Irishman, for which Robbie composed…

New digital compilation ‘Motown Unreleased: 1969’ features rare tracks from Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and more

New digital compilation ‘Motown Unreleased: 1969’ features rare tracks from Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and more

Motown/UMeAn expansive digital-only collection titled Motown Unreleased: 1969, featuring 60 previously unissued tracks recorded by various Motown artists 50 years ago, has been released in celebration of the label’s 60th anniversary. The album includes recordings by Motown legends such as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross & the Supremes, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Temptations, Gladys…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Will the Emmys crown ‘Game of Thrones’ this Sunday night?

Will the Emmys crown ‘Game of Thrones’ this Sunday night?

Helen Sloan/HBO(LOS ANGELES) — The 71st Emmy Awards will air this Sunday night on FOX, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Despite its controversial final season, HBO’s Game of Thrones still leads all nominees with a record 32 nods, including Outstanding Drama Series. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon’s award-winning comedy series, is a…

Seacrest in! ‘American Idol’ host to return for show’s new season

Seacrest in! ‘American Idol’ host to return for show’s new season

ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) — We already knew that American Idol’s new season on ABC would feature returning judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, but host Ryan Seacrest was still a question mark. Now, that question has been answered…in the affirmative. Seacrest will return as host when the new season of the show starts…

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