Plymouth Improvement Committee hosts E5C4P3 – The Journey Tribute concert | Life & Culture News

Jessica Wong

The Plymouth Improvement Committee will host a community event at Mary Fate Park on Thursday, August 5th to kick off festival week in Plymouth. The highlight of the evening will be a concert featuring – “E5C4P3 – The Journey Tribute” at 7:30 pm in the park.

The Cleveland-based group focuses on the Steve Perry era recreating the magic of a Journey concert like no other band can. With the largest following of any Journey tribute band in Ohio, the group covers the music of Journey with a note-for-note accuracy that is second to none and performs each show with the

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Watch Journey Perform ‘Wheel In The Sky’ at First Show With New Lineup

Jessica Wong

A new chapter of the Journey saga began Thursday night when they played Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. It marked the return of drummer Deen Castronovo after a six year absence, the debut of new drummer Narada Michael Walden, and new keyboardist/backup singer Jason Derlatka. Bassist Randy Jackson had to miss the show due to back surgery, so Marco Mendoza filled in for him. Journey were also joined by classic-era members Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain along with longtime vocalist Arnel Pineda.

The set was significantly longer than their typical shows in recent years, spotlighting big hits like “Open Arms,” “Faithfully” and

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Journey Returns To Live Stage With Revamped Lineup Featuring Deen Castronovo, Marco Mendoza (Video)

Jessica Wong

JOURNEY made its return to the live stage last night (Thursday, July 29) during a special “aftershow” at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. The concert took place just two days before JOURNEY‘s appearance Saturday night at Lollapalooza on the Bud Light Seltzer stage at Grant Park in Chicago.

JOURNEY‘s lineup for the Aragon show included the return of drummer Deen Castronovo, who shared the drum duties in the band with Narada Michael Walden. Walden, bassist Randy Jackson and keyboardist/backing singer Jason Derlatka all joined JOURNEY last year following the band’s acrimonious split with drummer Steve Smith and

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Journey welcomes drummer Deen Castronovo back into the band

Jessica Wong
Courtesy of Journey

Just as Journey starts playing live again for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, the band has announced that Deen Castronovo, who was the group’s drummer from 1998 to 2015, has rejoined its lineup as a second drummer alongside Narada Michael Walden.

On Wednesday, Journey guitarist Neal Schon and Castronovo hinted at Deen’s return in a series of Twitter posts promoting the band’s Chicago concerts this week, on Thursday at the Aragon Ballroom and Saturday at the Lollapalooza festival.

Schon’s post featured the Twitter tags of the Aragon Ballroom and most

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Journey members discuss band’s plans as new lineup prepares for its first shows this week in Chicago

Jessica Wong
Courtesy of Journey

Journey returns to the concert stage this week for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 with two shows in Chicago — one tonight at the Aragon Ballroom and the second on Saturday at the Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park.

The concerts also will mark Journey’s first live performances since three new members were welcomed into the band — bassist Randy Jackson, drummer Narada Michael Walden and keyboardist Jason Derlatka. However, keyboardist Jonathan Cain tells ABC Audio that Jackson — who previously played with Journey during the mid-1980s — will

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