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Wheat Williams

Wheat Williams

Whatzup Features Writer


The Fort Wayne Philharmonic's 2022-23 season kicks off Oct. 8.

Ambitious season on horizon for Philharmonic

Musical director Andrew Constantine and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra are launching their 2022-23 season, their most ambitious yet.  The season kicks off Oct. 8 with Firebird at Embassy Theatre […]
"American Idiot" opens at Arena Dinner Theatre on Sept. 22.

After long wait, Green Day musical comes to local stage

Andrew Sherman is a theater director on a mission.  Starting with a program for high school students, Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre, in 2019, Sherman founded the Indiana Musical Theatre […]
Fred Grandy portrays President Harry Truman in the one-man play, "Give 'Em Hell, Harry!"

Truman comes to life on Wagon Wheel stage

“Give ’em hell, Harry!” was the rallying cry for a guy from Missouri who found himself sworn in as president of the United States, presiding over eight years of unbelievable […]
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will play alongside "Jurassic Park."

Fort Wayne Philharmonic going to the movies

It’s a blockbuster science-fiction thriller on a September evening in the park, but it’s also a unique opportunity to hear a huge group of amazing musicians perform daredevil music live […]
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will join Windborne in a tribute to The Rolling Stones at the Sweetwater Pavilion.

Philharmonic pays tribute to Stones at Sweetwater

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra is coming back to Sweetwater Performance Pavilion to wind down summer and get ready to start their 2022-23 season in style.  In August 2021, the […]
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be at The Clyde on Aug. 19.

Trombone Shorty stands tall among Orleans greats

Troy Andrews is the singer, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader known as Trombone Shorty.  Born into a family of New Orleans musical nobility and mentored by members of the Meters and the […]

Yacht Rock Revue bringing the party back home

Yacht Rock Revue is smooth. So much so that Rolling Stone hailed them “the world’s premier soft-rock party band” in a February 2020 feature.  These Indiana boys have done good. […]
Lake Street Dive will be at Foellinger Theatre on Aug. 9.

Take musical plunge with Lake Street Dive

Although they’re hardly a secret, we’re still surprised by how many folks aren’t familiar with Lake Street Dive, a groovy pop/jazz/soul band of close friends that have been together 18 […]
Fiesta Fort Wayne returns to Headwaters Park on Aug. 13.

Fiesta Fort Wayne is always a party

Don’t get caught taking a siesta on Saturday, Aug. 13. It’s the height of summer and festival season, and for one day only, in the shade of the pavilion at […]

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