Fraze News & More

  • Fraze Pavilion Ranked 45th Worldwide by Pollstar Magazine

    KETTERING, OHIO – January 8, 2016 Pollstar, the only publication covering the worldwide concert industry, just released its 2015 year end edition of top tours, promoters, clubs, arenas, theaters and amphitheaters. Fraze Pavilion ranked 45th …

  • There’s one more – ‘The Taste’

    By Fraze special correspondent JIM BUCHER (KETTERING, OH) Fraze Pavilion’s concert season is almost over and in the history books as the 2015 line-up of stars, free festivals, and more wraps for the year. It …

  • Joe Puerta, Ambrosia ‘Exclusive’

    By Fraze special correspondent JIM BUCHER (KETTERING, OH) Many moons ago when I was just a wee lad I remember fondly the 70’s soft rock bands and artists which would be a mellow listening trip. …

  • Rocker Bryan Adams gets ‘Reckless’ at Fraze

    ON THE BEAT By Jim Bucher Dayton City Paper, July 21, 2015 I didn’t realize it, but rocker Bryan Adams and yours truly have lots in common: He’s a wonderful singer; I can sing in …

  • Mindi Abair: Not Your Father’s Jazz Band

    ON THE BEAT by Jim Bucher Dayton City Paper, July 14, 2015 I hope you checked out my column last week on jazz musician Brian Culbertson coming to Fraze this Thursday night. He would be …

  • Brian Culbertson Jazzes Up Fraze

    ON THE BEAT by Jim Bucher Dayton City Paper, July 7, 2015 Culbertson and Abair… sounds like a law firm right? But what I’m actually talking about is jazz. I’m talking about pianist Brian Culbertson …

  • Review: Bryan Adams on his 30th anniversary “Reckless” tour

    Bryan Adams rocks The Beacon in NYC on his 30th anniversary “Reckless” tour 23 JUNE 2015 This article appears on BryanAdams.com website and belongs to Radio Creme Brulee – an internet music radio station that …

  • Celebrate the 55th anniversary of “The Twist” with Chubby Checker

    Ernest Evans was born in Spring Gulley, South Carolina, but grew up in South Philadelphia, where he lived with his parents and two brothers. When he was a small boy, his mother took him to …

  • A Conversation with Chris Botti

    May 26, 2015 – By Jim Bucher – My many gigs after leaving the local TV news world include writing (or at least attempts at writing), producing and hosting social media videos, emcee work and, …

  • Harry Connick, Jr. Announces 2015 Summer Concert Tour

    April 7, 2015 – Following a successful winter tour and his second season as a judge on American Idol, Harry Connick, Jr. announced today a 20+ city summer concert tour beginning July 9 in San …