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  • Blues rocker, heavy metal band, soft rocker and funk icon to play SteelStacks

     
    Blues rock icon John Mayall, soft rocker Edwin McCain, funk and soul jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker and 1980s heavy metal band Kix will play the planned Musikfest Café at SteelStacks in its first few months, ArtsQuest just announced. Also, the......
  • Talking with Dr. John: Blues/jazz great is in right place, and it's the right time

     
    Singer/songwriter Dr. John is headed for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in two weeks. Just two weeks ago, he was up for two Grammy Awards for two different projects. He’s had a varied and illustrious career......
  • Robert Johnson tribute a well-intentioned, but mixed bag of blues

     
    Robert Johnson was a Delta blues singer and guitarist whose mid 1930s work is credited for shaping generations of blues and rock musicians, including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton, who has called him the most important blues......
  • Tonight's Music Pick: Moses Campbell at the Smell

     
    L.A’s Moses Campbell is not, in fact, a lone wanderer, but a full band with an extremely full sound. This five piece “crust pop” band (their words, not ours) play sweet indie-folk pop with a an expansive sound. Tracks swell with a...
  • Tonight's music pick: Seasons @ the Echo

     
    This Highland Park-based sextet play a tender yet voluminous brand of indie rock, combining winding guitar riffs and Colin Meloy-esque vocals with a veritable forest of carefully arranged flourishes. The synthesizers, keyboards, percussion and...
  • Martin guitars instrumental in Clapton auction that raised $2.1 million for center

     
    Martin guitars were instrumental in an auction of Eric Clapton’s guitars, amplifiers and memorabilia this week that raised $2.1 million for the Caribbean drug and alcohol treatment facility he founded. The collection’s four instruments...
  • 'Survivor' postgame: Stephanie talks a bit more trash

     
    What didn't the unfiltered Stephanie Valencia say while competing on "Survivor?" The Long Beach waitress talks about what was edited out on the show....
  • FFF 2011 movie review: Steve Winwood, English Soul

     
    It isn't easy to squeeze a four-act career and life into the three act format of a BBC music documentary. Thus, we're treated to Steve Winwood's choirboy learning on the church organ childhood, his devotion to Southern soul singer Ray Charles — &#...
  • Lineup announced for first ArtsQuest Blast Furnace Blues Festival

     
    Grammy Award winner Buckwheat Zydeco will headline a lineup of more than 35 international, national and local blues acts at ArtsQuest’s inaugural Blast Furnace Blues Festival , Sept. 16-18 at the new SteelStacks arts and cultural campus in...
  • Here's what a concert at SteelStacks' new Musifest Cafe is like

     
    I have seen the future of music in the Lehigh Valley. And heard it. Steve Brosky, left, and Jimmy Meyer perform at Musikfest Cafe on Monday ArtsQuest, the non-profit entity that is building the 10-acre SteelStacks arts and entertainment complex......
  • Muskfest Cafe announces bluesman, '80s band frontman, female country icon and more

     
    In probably its best batch of new shows yet, ArtsQuest just announced that five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray, country star Crystal Gayle and former Men at Work frontman Colin Hay are among nine new acts booked that ArtsQuest just......
  • Clapton house for sale, with a musical bonus

     
    Real estate on the Soundboard blog? Well, this listing from www.toptenrealestatedeals.com has a rock ‘n' roll connection: The company has a listing for a home where Eric Clapton once lived. Not only that, the home would come with a tape of an...