John Paul Jones Arena

This is "the ultimate KISS show," band co-founder Paul Stanley tells C-VILLE about the band's End of the Road World Tour, which stops into John Paul Jones Arena Friday, February 7. Publicity photo by Jen Rosenstein

A KISS goodbye: A Q&A with Paul Stanley

They’ve shown us everything they’ve got, kept us dancing while the room got hot. They’ve driven us wild, we’ve driven them crazy. KISS has taken us for a spin, but now the party’s winding down, and for one last time, they’re letting us in: The legendary hard rockers play John Paul Jones Arena Friday, on […]

KISS and special guest David Lee Roth play John Paul Jones Arena on Friday, February 7. Publicity photo by Jen Rosenstein

ARTS Pick: KISS

KISS off: There’s a longtime rock ‘n’ roll rumor that Eddie Van Halen tried to break up Van Halen so he could join KISS when Ace Frehley left the band in 1982, citing the friction with VH’s wild frontman David Lee Roth (fate had other plans, i.e. Van Hagar). Today, DLR is back in Van […]

Violinist and dancer Lindsey Stirling twirls her holiday tour into John Paul Jones arena Sunday, December 15. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Lindsey Stirling

Well played: Growing up, Lindsey Stirling could not decide between dancing and playing the violin, so she chose both and developed a unique act mixing hip-hop, pop, and classical music. At 23, she landed a slot on the fifth season of “America’s Got Talent,” competing as a hip-hop violinist. The competition was tough—Jackie Evancho and […]