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Second Street Players to Present “Peter and the Star Catcher”

Terry Rogers Culture, Delaware Nonprofits, Entertainment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Second Street Players has announced that they will present the innovative and imaginative Tony-winning comedy with music, “Peter and the Star Catcher,” directed by John H. Hulse, on September 9, 10, 16, 17, 2022, at 7 PM; and September 11 and 18, 2022 at 2 PM at the Riverfront Theater; 2 S Walnut St; Milford, DE 19963. Tickets are $20 …

Country Up Fest to benefit ALS

Terry Rogers Charity, Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The first annual Country Up benefit, featuring Jimmy Charles, will benefit ALS and is an all-day indoor/outdoor music festival. The festival will be held Sunday, August 14 starting at Noon at the Willowbrook Wedding Venue in Bridgeville. “I was born in Delaware and grew up in Ocean City and Berlin, Maryland,” Charles said. “I moved to Nashville in 2009 and …

Ladybug Festival Spotlight:  Lisa and Lori Brigantino

Terry Rogers Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Growing up in a musical family, the Lisa and Lori Brigantino began performing since they were small children. Their cousin, Felix Pappalardi, produced Cream and was the base player for Mountain, a band he also produced. Two more cousins are musical engineers, and their aunt was a barbershop music arranger. “We have a reel-to-reel recording of our family singing happy …

Ladybug Festival Spotlight:  REGOTHERESHEGO

Terry Rogers Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Performing at the Ladybug Music Festival for the first time, REGOTHRESHEGO will bring her electric style and flashing moods to the Arena’s stage on Saturday, July 30 at 4:30 PM. REGO explained that although she has a very laid back personality off stage, she uses her performances as an outlet to get feelings out. “I currently live in Philadelphia and …

Ladybug Music Festival Spotlight:  Eljuri

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Cecilia Villar Eljurii, known professionally as Eljuri, is a singer/songwriter and guitarist who has been playing music since she was a small child. A Latina musician, she was born in South America and remembers the sounds of Afro-Cuban, rumba and flamenco music in her home growing up. She will be one of the headliners at the upcoming Ladybug Music Festival …

Ladybug Music Festival Band Spotlight:  Melissa Menago

Terry Rogers Culture, Entertainment, Headlines

Melissa Menago, one of the headliners for the Ladybug Music Festival planned for July 30 in downtown Milford, does not know what it was that drew her to music. She naturally gravitated to it as far back as she could remember, playing melodies by ear on the piano and then teaching herself to read music. “My parents helped foster it …

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Ladybug Festival plans triumphant return after two years

Terry Rogers Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The very popular Ladybug Festival, an event that showcases female musical artists, will return to downtown Milford after a two year cancellation due to the pandemic. The festival will be held throughout the downtown area on Saturday, July 30 from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The event is sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc. in conjunction with Gable Entertainment. “The bands …

Another sign of normalcy: Milford’s 3rd Thursday events return

Betsy Price Business, Entertainment

Crowds welcomed 3rd Thursday back after its COVID-19 hiatus.   Downtown Milford sprang back to life in a big way this month with the return of its 3rd Thursday event.  A solid turn-out of people shopping, grabbing a bite to eat, or catching up with friends and acquaintances in the downtown Riverwalk area welcomed its return May 20. With two …