Here are some fun events in Dover that you might want to consider diving into this weekend.
WHAT Petting Hendrix in concert
WHEN 8:30 p.m., Friday
WHERE The Green Stinger Sports Bar and Grill, 492 Walnut Shade Road, Dover
INFO Visit Green Stinger on Facebook or call 698-3300
Petting Hendrix pours top 40 pop, rap, dance, classic and modern rock into a giant blender and then they press the smoothie button to serve up a tall glass of covers. The band will hydrate listeners tonight in a performance at The Green Stinger Sports Bar and Grill. Some of the songs you might sip on at The Green Stinger include Macklemore & Lewis’ “Thrift Shop,” Flogging Molly’s “Drunken Lullabies,” Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze,” Beastie Boys’ “(You Gotta) Fight for your Right (To Party)” and Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll.” Arguably the most unique song Petting Hendrix covers is “Movin’ on Up,” the theme from “The Jeffersons” TV show. Whether you want to dance or just listen to your favorite songs, make no bones about it ─ Petting Hendrix will have you covered.
Valentine’s Day comedy show
WHAT Pat O’Donnell comedy Show
WHEN 8 p.m., Saturday
WHERE W.L. Fox American Legion Post 2, 853, Bay Road, Dover
INFO Visit wlfoxpost.org or call Chuck Parisan at (302) 234-4648
Laughter is medicine for the heart, and comedian Pat O’Donnell will play the good doctor in his Valentine’s Day comedy show on Saturday at the W.L. Fox American Legion Post 2. Proceeds will benefit the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund. O’Donnell is a high-energy act who spices up his performances with his knack for impressions. Former presidents, movie and TV stars could pop up at any time in his shows. O’Donnell is a veteran comedian who has been in the business for more than 20 years. He’s appeared on Comedy Central, A&E’s “Comedy On The Road” and he won $10,000 on ABC’s “America's Funniest People.” He’s also written jokes for Jay Leno and Jimmie “JJ” Walker. O’Donnell’s comedy show on Saturday will be for ages 18 and older. A cash bar will be available. The price of admission to the show will include snacks.
Seeing 'Stars' at Dover Downs
WHAT Starcrush in concert
WHEN 9:30 p.m., Saturday
WHERE Fire & Ice Lounge at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 North Dupont Highway, Dover
INFO Visit doverdowns.com or call 674-4600
The soundtrack of your Saturday night could include music from Daft Punk, One Republic and Imagine Dragons ─ if you catch Starcrush’s gig at the Fire & Ice Lounge of Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Starcrush is a modern rock/party outfit that plays some posh jams that you might not hear from most bands. For instance, the guys offer a rendition of Capital Cities’ “Safe and Sound,” Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” Imagine Dragons’ “Demons” and One Republic’s “Counting Stars.”