| Aug 2, 2012
The Hancock Volunteer Fire Company is hosting a benefit bingo at its fire hall on Fulton Street Sunday afternoon, Aug. 5, beginning at 2 p.m.
Featured prizes are Coach and Vera Bradley handbags. Tickets are $25, and those reserved in advance will be...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:58 AM
The band: Ben Farac – Guitar, vocals
Darren Tyler – Guitar, piano, lead vocals
Mark Pitcher – Guitar, harmonica, vocals
How they started: Mark and Darren played together for 17 years in an all-original rock band called Spiney...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 11:18 AM
It's been 22 years since the National Folk Festival brought eclectic music to the streets of Cambria City.
Since that time, the festival has evolved dramatically, changing its name to the Johnstown Folk Fest in 1993 and moving to land across the river...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Apr 20, 2012
Levon Helm is most widely known for the songs he sang that found their way onto the pop charts during his long tenure as drummer and singer for the Band: "Up On Cripple Creek," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Don't Do It," earthy and infectious...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:43 AM
The man known as Slowhand says he’s ready to slow down and put his touring days behind him. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Eric Clapton says he will cease doing long tours when he turns 70. The guitarist, whose new album, Old Sock, will...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Ask Jody Williams about Howlin' Wolf's legacy, and he'll rattle off remarkable numbers about the old Chicago bluesman.
Not chart statistics. Measurements.
"Well, he was a pretty big man," said Williams, 78, who played guitar for Wolf (a.k.a. Chester...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:14 AM
It’s impressive enough for a charismatic guy with a British accent, a pirate’s hat and an acoustic guitar to bring a theater full of excited teenage girls to a frenzy of screams worthy of Justin Bieber or the Beatles, as Ed Sheeran did on...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Guitar giant Eric Clapton and the Guitar Center have teamed to produce and sell the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection, featuring replicas of some of his most famous guitars. Proceeds will benefit the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:02 AM
On this topic, the legendary Paul McCartney was right on the money: There's no way that the world has had enough of silly love songs.
And what's wrong with that? Music won't add inches to your waistline, like a box of chocolates will. It won't wither...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Now nearing 50 years into his career, releasing a new album has become old hat to old hand Eric Clapton, but his next album, Old Sock, will have a new twist: it will be released March 12 on his own label, Bushbranch Records. Slowhand’s forthcoming...
| Jan 31, 2013
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In different ways, those sounds summarize the opening of “Beware of Mr. Baker,” which first features the drumming attack of legendary Cream/Blind Faith drummer Ginger Baker—and then shows the now 70-...