SOUNDS OF ROY ORBISON, PATSY CLINE, AND THEIR FRIENDS RETURN TO LYRAN HALL NOVEMBER 17th

Roy Orbison might be the most influential musician of all time. He composed dozens of super-hits, developed a unique vocal style, and inspired many stars – most notably Patsy Cline and the Beatles. The Trinadora Rocks (T’ Rocks, for short) band’s “Orbison’s Ring” celebrates Roy’s legacy, and it is one of the region’s most popular […]

Rockford Symphony Will Honor Fallen Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox During Saturday’s Mendelssohn and Brahms Concert

Rockford, IL – The Rockford Symphony Orchestra will honor RPD Officer Jaimie Cox, during the performance of “Mendelssohn and Brahms” this Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. “We feel strongly that music is a source for healing in our community and a meaningful way to honor Officer Cox with the music […]

AMERICAN IDOL ALUMS MANDISA AND DANNY GOKEY TO BRING “RISE OUT OF THE DARK TOUR” TO ROCKFORD OCTOBER 14

Food for the Hungry presents the RISE OUT OF THE DARK TOUR featuring American Idol alums Mandisa and Danny Gokey. Stopping in 32 cities this fall, the tour will also feature special guests Love & The Outcome and American Idol Season 8 finalist Jasmine Murray. The tour is set to come to Rockford’s Heartland Community Church on […]

FINAL “SHOP THE BLOCKS” SET FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

ROCKFORD, IL August 24, 2017 – The River District Association (RDA) and its partners are pleased to announce the fourth, and final, “Shop the Blocks”, Friday, September 1, 3-8pm. Launched through Rockford Community Partners as a joint venture between the RDA, The Element Rockford, The City of Rockford, and downtown businesses, Shop the Blocks started […]

Scholarship Recipients Announced by Stephenson County 4-H and Extension Foundation

Bonnie Campbell, Chairperson of the Stephenson County 4-H and Extension Foundation, recently announced the winners of the R.C. Miller Scholarship for the 2017-18 year, after they were selected by a committee of judges from the Foundation’s Board of Directors. The R. C. Miller Scholarship was established and funded by the late R. C. Miller, a […]