| 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 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....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:26 PM
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U.K. quartet Mumford & Sons emerged from London a few years ago with banjos blazing. Their 2009 debut, “Sigh No More,” ended up selling more than 2 million copies and ushered in a hootenanny-style folk-rock wave, which...
| 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...
| 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 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Fans of ABC's drama "Nashville" are getting to know not only the show's fictional country music divas, struggling songwriters and aspiring musicians but the very real music venues they play and the neighborhoods where they live and...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2011
Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...
| 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,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Listen Live! Music, the listening-room music venue that opened in Upper Milford Township two years ago and will move to Macungie Institute starting with an open mike this Saturday, has announced its headliner lineup for 2012. Cheryl Wheeler The season.......