| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Nearly four years later, it’s still hard to figure how Kris Allen won Season Eight of “American Idol.” His pleasant-but-unspectacular voice and muted singer/songwriter vibe hardly set him apart from thousands of others doing the same...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:27 PM
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,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Garth Brooks fans, better book your ticket to Las Vegas soon -- the country singer has announced that he'll play his final solo acoustic show at the Wynn Las Vegas on Nov. 17. That means you have just four more chances to catch one of the concerts....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:26 PM
We liked the show by Scotty McCreery, winner of the 10th season of “American Idol,” when he played Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday. And in the same way “American Idol” whittles contestants down to the Top 10, here are........
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. FARM AID Farm Aid is the longest-running benefit concert series in America, and since 1985 has raised raising more than $40 million to help family farmers thrive all over the country while......
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:44 AM
A couple decades ago, Garth Brooks ushered country music into the arena age. The latest in that lineage of turbo-charged country hunks is Jason Aldean.
By any commercial standard, Aldean is on a white-hot streak. As a touring act, Aldean has graduated...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Edgar Meyer, a celebrated classical bassist who specializes in multi-genre blending, will perform a solo concert at Chandler Recital Hall on campus at Old Dominion University 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18.
Tickets are $15, $10 for students. Visit...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Del McCoury started picking in public in the early 1960s as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. Sam Bush is known as the King of Telluride, a Grammy-winning mandolin player who has played with a list of performers that reads like a who's who of...
| Jan 27, 2011
Charlie Louvin, the country singer whose scintillating harmonizing with his brother Ira created a distinctive template for duet singing that strongly influenced the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, the Byrds and successive generations of singers including...
| Jul 27, 2011
Dan Peek, a founding member of soft-rock trio America, which shot to the top of the pop charts in the 1970s with bouncy, lightweight hits including "A Horse With No Name," "Ventura Highway" and "Sister Golden Hair," died Sunday at his home in Farmington,...
| Dec 26, 2010
When Garth Brooks returns to his limited engagement next month in Las Vegas, some of those in line at the Encore box office may be surprised to find that the price of a ticket has nearly doubled.
The increase — from $125 to $225 — has...
| Oct 27, 2011
In an often repeated 2001 segment from the syndicated radio program "This American Life," people are asked which superpower they would prefer: flight or invisibility? On the show the choice becomes shorthand for two sides of human nature, and that kind of...