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Down the Line 17 to honor Woodstock

Clyde bringing in Wishbone Ash; Pauly Shore at Summit City

This year's Down the Line pays tribute to Woodstock.

Nick Braun

Whatzup Features Writer

Published December 21, 2022

Get ready folks, as Down the Line 17 has officially been announced and is ready to return to Embassy Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 25. 

The event will see local musicians pay homage to the iconic artists who inspired them. This year’s DTL will be unique as it will pay respect to inspirational and groundbreaking Woodstock ’69 musical icons. 

Taking the stage will be The Be Colony performing Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Renata Rio & The Proper Meds covering Jefferson Airplane, D Ferren & The Sad Bastards honoring Creedence Clearwater Revival, and G-Money paying tribute to Jimi Hendrix

Showtime will be 7 p.m. with early entrance at 5:45 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at,, and the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy. 

Wishbone Ash has date at Clyde Theatre

The Clyde Theatre have announced the booking of one of the most influential guitar bands in rock history, Wishbone Ash

Equally inspired by British folk, American jazz, and R&B, Wishbone Ash did their part to help form the emerging rock n’ roll scene in the U.S. and U.K. In 2023, the band, led by founding member Andy Powell (vocals/guitar), will mark the 50th anniversary of their biggest selling, multiplatinum album, Live Dates, with tours of Europe, North America, and the United Kingdom. 

The Fort Wayne show will take place Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m. 

Reserved seats are available at, over the phone at (800) 514-3849, or in person at The Clyde box office and Sweetwater Sound.  

Pauly Shore bringing comedy to Summit City

Comedian and actor Pauly Shore is set to return to Fort Wayne for a weekend at Summit City Comedy Club, March 3-4. 

From host of MTV’s Totally Pauly in the early ’90s to roles in films such as Encino Man and Son in Law to lending his voice of Pinocchio in this year’s American dub of Pinocchio: A True Story, “The Weasel” has built a worthy résumé. 

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. on Friday, March 3, and 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 4.

For tickets, go to 

Ambrosia welcomes back live music

Ambrosia Orchard Cidery & Meadery is gearing up for the return of live music in their tap room. 

From 6:30-8:30 p.m., you can enjoy local musicians performing at the U.S. 27 facility in Hoagland while enjoying Ambosia’s tasty drinks, food, and desserts. 

Set to perform are Crayola Johnson on Dec. 30, Jess Thrower on Jan. 7, and JJ & McRae on Jan. 21. More acts to be announced soon. 

The best part is it’s free to attend, so rally up the troops and head on over.   

Hubie, Hillbilly Casino head to Shipshewana

After another stunning performance at their annual Xmas Special at The Brass Rail, Nashville’s Hillbilly Casino are set to return to the area in the spring. 

On Friday, May 19, the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana will present “A Nashville Night in Shipshewana,” featuring the high-in-demand Hubie Ashcraft Band and Hillbilly Casino. Now that is a show, my friend! Don’t believe me? Just take it from Ashcraft, who says it will be an “absolute barn burner!” 

For tickets, head to or call the MEC box office (260) 768-4990.    

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