The Update | Led Zeppelin Evening at Packard; ‘Whose Line?’ Cast in Comedy Show

WARREN, Ohio –Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening will come to Packard Music Hall on April 13.

Tickets are $77.75, $67.785, $52.75 and $42.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at and the Packard box office.

Bonham, the son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, presents a concert that celebrates his father’s life and career. The set list includes iconic hits from the band’s entire catalog.

After his father’s death in 1980, Bonham stepped in from time to time to help keep his  memory alive. In 1988, he took his father’s spot in the televised, first-ever Led Zeppelin reunion at the Atlantic Records 40th anniversary concert, which included Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones.

Later that year he went on to tour with Page and recorded the album “Outrider” with him.

Bonham represented his father when Led Zeppelin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 1995.

In 2007, he played drums in the most anticipated concert of all time – the Led Zeppelin reunion at London’s O2 arena with surviving members Page, Jones and Plant.

Whose Live Anyway? Is Coming to Packard

WARREN, Ohio – The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will bring their “Whose Live Anyway?” improv comedy tour to Packard Music Hall on Sept. 28.

Tickets are $77.75, $57.75, $47.75 and $32.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at and the Packard box office.

The 90-minute show of comedy and song is based on audience suggestions.

Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis and Joel Murray will create scenes on the spot. Audience participation is a part of the show so ticket buyers should bring their  suggestions.

All ages are welcomed, but some PG-13 language will be used during the performance.

Jordan Ballet to Present ‘Tour of Italy’

WARREN, Ohio – Jordan Ballet of Howland will present “A Tour of Italy,” a concert of dance and a celebration of Italian culture, at 2 p.m. June 6.

Tickets are $25 and $18 (plus fees) and go on sale Friday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at and at the box office, 160 E. Market St.

A presale will begin Thursday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m., accessible only to Friends of the Robins Theatre. Go to the website to learn more.

Photo Exhibit at McDonough Museum

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An exhibit of work by regional photographer Donald Black Jr. will open Feb. 23 at the McDonough Museum of Art and run through March 5.

An opening day reception and gallery talk will take place at 5:10 p.m.

Titled “A Day No One Will Remember, the exhibit is a series of photographs of ordinary days that are filled with childhood play, imagination, quiet, creative expression and innocence.

Shot in Black’s hometown of Cleveland, the  images carry the city’s gritty, moody and stark living conditions.

Westside Bowl Lifts COVID Regulations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Westside Bowl has lifted its entry requirement of proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or a negative test, effective immediately.

In a Facebook post, owner Nate Offerdahl wrote, “The only restrictions that will be enforced will be those specifically requested by individual performers.”

Details for each show are included on ticket links.

Appalachian and Folk Music Concert

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Bill Shilling, president of the Dulcimer Society of Trumbull County, will perform folk and Appalachian music at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Chad Anthony’s Grille meeting room, 4698 Belmont Ave., as part of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society’s lecture series.

Admission is $10 ($5 for society members) Reservations are suggested; call 330 726 8277.

YSU Concert With High School Musicians

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Over 100 students from Boardman and North Hills (Pennsylvania) high schools will join the Youngstown State University Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble at the 15th annual Wind and Percussion Invitational on Thursday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium. 

Tickets are $8 ($7 for seniors; free for anyone with a valid YSU ID) and available or at the door.

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