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Journey and Donnie Iris electrify stadium crowd with rousing HOF Fest show

CANTON − As Journey's lead singer smoothly sang the chorus to the band's mega hit, "Open Arms," it felt like a perfect summer moment in Canton during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival. Most of the near capacity audience joined in with a singalong, the crowd becoming a massive choir at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Couples hugged and swayed back and forth. Arms and hands waved in unison. Cellphones were raised to record...
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Cigars, Jack Daniels and loyal fans keep Donnie Iris rocking at age 79

Donnie Iris and his bandmates were inside their backstage trailer at a big concert when they heard a knock on the door. Guitarist Marty Lee Hoenes opened it to see Steve Perry standing there. It was the summer of 1983, and Perry was the lead singer of Journey, a multi-platinum band popular enough to have its own arcade video...
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War on Drugs Play Stage AE; Donnie Iris and The Cruisers + Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers at The Palace

1) The War on Drugs’ songs are long, slow burns, conjuring images of flattened vistas, and harking back to artists like The Waterboys and Bruce Springsteen. Synthesizers and horns, plus the occasional “woo!” from Adam Granduciel, assist in the ambiance. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, band has played various stages including Lollapalooza, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The War on Drugs are touring in support of their 2021 album, I don’t Live Here Anymore. Doors open 7 p.m. Stage AE, 400 North Shore Dr., North Shore. (R.H.)
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Donnie Iris returning to Greensburg for 79th birthday shows

In February 2018, Donnie Iris played three 75th birthday shows at The Palace Theatre. Two years later, he was back for two more birthday shows. On the cusp of turning 79, he’s returning to Greensburg for concerts on Feb. 5 and 19. Pittsburgh’s “King of Cool,” who was born...
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