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  • SXSW Film Review: 'Take Me To the River'

    The latest documentary exploration of a particularly fertile region in the history of American music, in this case Memphis, "Take Me to the River" compensates for a lack of originality and depth with no shortage of joyful celebration. An inside job by...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1.SMOKEY ROBINSON There’s a fair argument to be made that Smokey Robinson is the greatest R&B/pop singer of all time. Robinson, 73, as a member of Motown greats The Miracles......
  • Cat Power Not Tipping Her Hand About Next Album

    Cat Power Not Tipping Her Hand About Next Album
    The singer and songwriter Chan Marshall, who performs under the name of Cat Power, has a lot on her mind. She'll talk about injustice, about big corporations, about American economic policy, about the short-sightedness of Western medicine, about...
  • Raising the bar on barbecue

    Raising the bar on barbecue
    Thursday is pastrami day at Blue Willy's Barbecue in Pompano Beach, and the place is packed. The line takes you in front of owner Will Banks, as he chops, slices and carves, while chatting with adoring customers. They're here for the pastrami sandwich...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Coaches play nice as blind auditions continue

    'The Voice' recap: Coaches play nice as blind auditions continue
    By the end of night three of "The Voice's" Season 5 blind auditions, Christina Aguilera had added four new singers to her team, Adam Levine had snagged two, and Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green had each scooped up three. The lucky (and talented) vocalists...
  • '20 Feet From Stardom' -- a history of the voices behind the voices

    "GIRL, WHAT the h--l is the matter with you. How come you're having a heart attack? Explain this to me!" That was the great Darlene Love, doing her best Bette Midler imitation (and it's very good!), telling what Bette phoned and said to her, a week after...
  • Musikfest's 2013 lineup: Is it the festival's worst ever?

     
    In the past few days since Musikfest announced the completion of the main stage lineup for its 30th anniversary run, Aug. 2-11, we’ve gotten repeatedly asked the same question: Isn’t his lineup especially weak? Some, in fact, have whispered...
  • Three guitar greats in one show announced as another Musikfest headliner

     
    Three guitar greats in one show have just been announced as another headliner for Musikfest's 30th anniversary year. Rock singer Peter Frampton, blues icon B.B. King and fellow blues guitarist Sonny Landreth, playing as Frampton’s Guitar Circus,...
  • REVIEW: Marc Cohn at Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem: The Grammys got it right

     
    The Grammy Awards have given its Best New Artist award to some real clunkers (cough*Milli Vanilli*cough). In fact, the award is known for, year after year, going to an artist that the public then abandons. But these years later, it......
  • Review: Queen Latifah takes it easy at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: Queen Latifah takes it easy at the Hollywood Bowl
    Queen Latifah's Wednesday night concert at the Hollywood Bowl may have been the first installment in this summer’s Jazz at the Bowl series, but it felt an awful lot like a dry run for her upcoming gig as the star of a daytime talk show to launch...
  • MTV Video Music Awards: A show of extremes

    MTV Video Music Awards: A show of extremes
    Were the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which aired live Sunday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the whitest VMAs in history -- or the blackest? The youngest or the oldest? The most exciting or the most embarrassing? Sure, you bet -- all of the...
  • Musikfest: Final thoughts on favorite free-stage acts, polka, traffic, main stage and more

     
    If you look at the banner on top of this blog, you’ll see that the “Musikfest edition” designation has finally come down, signifying the official close of our coverage of Musikfest’s 30th year. Heck, Allentown Fair is now just 11.....