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The McCartney Years will be performing at 8 p.m. this Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb. (Colin Kempsell | Northern Star)

‘The McCartney Years’ to come to DeKalb on Saturday

By Carlos Finney Jr., Sports Reporter | October 5, 2022

The McCartney Years will be performing at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre here in DeKalb, bringing fans all the hits from English rocker Paul McCartney’s prime. The show is set to showcase Paul McCartney in a "period accurate" fashion, according...

Shane Landers as Paul McCartney, plays the bass Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

The Return brings Beatles music back to life

By Parker Otto | February 8, 2020

DeKALB — When the lights dimmed on the Egyptian Theatre stage, four Georgian musicians rushed on and became the iconic, Liverpudlian, mop-top Beatles.The Return, an American Beatles tribute band, performed Friday with a mix of the early hits and later...

Beatles tribute band coming to Egyptian Theatre

By Parker Otto | February 5, 2020

DeKALB — The end of The Beatles came in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced he was leaving the group, but 50 years later the music of The Beatles lives on and will be performed by The Return, an American Beatles tribute band. The show will be 7:30 p.m....

Green Tangerine Records, 838 W. Lincoln Highway, sells both new and used vinyl records, CDs and cassette tapes. The store will host a special Black Friday Record Store Day event from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 29.

DeKalb’s Black Friday gets vinylized with Record Store Day

By Christopher Plumery | November 3, 2019

DeKALB — The second Record Store Day of the year is approaching with Black Friday as Green Tangerine Records prepares to host the all-day event. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 8 p.m., Nov. 29 and Green Tangerine Records, 838 W. Lincoln...

Daily Playlist: Pink Floyd

Daily Playlist: The Beach Boys

By Parker Otto | May 13, 2019

As the summer enters and demolishes this ungodly cold spring and winter, finding a good artist to drive the winter blues away can be challenging. Fortunately, there is a group whose contributions to music shaped the rock scene in the 1960s. This can only...

The Fab Four and The Stones to square off at Egyptian Theatre

The Fab Four and The Stones to square off at Egyptian Theatre

By Andrew_Howe | March 7, 2019

 The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were...

Paul McCartney still alive and kickin

Paul McCartney still alive and kickin’

By Peter Zemeske | September 10, 2018

“Egypt Station,” Paul McCartney’s recent album, proves that the artist hasn’t lost his touch. At age 76, McCartney is on the list of aging rockers from classic rock bands of years past, but he hasn’t declined in musical prowess.“Egypt Station”...

Liverpool Legends bring Beatles’ spirit

By Sam Malone | November 6, 2017

For one night and one night only, Beatlemania returned to DeKalb as Beatles tribute band, the Liverpool Legends, performed at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., Saturday.Taking audience members through the expansive discography of The Beatles, the...

Liverpool Legends to perform as the Beatles

By Sam Malone | November 2, 2017

After a “Hard Day’s Night” students can drive their cars down to catch Beatles tribute band, the Liverpool Legends, as they take the audience back to Beatlemania 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.The fourth and final installment...

‘Anti’ exudes maturity

By Alexis Malapitan | February 1, 2016

Singer Rihanna’s eighth studio album, “Anti,” exposes a mature and vulnerable RiRi.Fans were in for quite the treat as RiRi teased fans with countless Instagram photos and videos leading up to the album’s release Thursday on Tidal. The album is...

McCartney death conspiracy lives on

By Kevin Bartelt | September 22, 2014

The ghost of Paul McCartney may one day haunt — or maybe it’s already haunting — the Northern Star office.Rumors of McCartney’s death began in 1966 after the Beatles’ bassist was supposedly in a fatal accident and was replaced by a lookalike....

McCartney stays young in ‘New’

By Carl Nadig | October 15, 2013

Even in his senior years, Paul McCartney still discovers fresh ways to express his musical ambitions.Following a copious discography that stretches back to the “Swinging Sixties,” McCartney’s newest album release, “New,” is the former Beatles’...