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  • Rock and Sprawl: Tedeschi Trucks Band's Big, Retro Sound Returns to Connecticut

    Rock and Sprawl: Tedeschi Trucks Band's Big, Retro Sound Returns to Connecticut
    The ’70s was the era of the Big Family Band. Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen toured with more than 30 musicians. The Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (with Eric Clapton), Santana, the Mothers of...
  • Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist

    Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist
    Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
  • Elton John & Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues

    Elton John &  Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues
    Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
  • See what Musikfest headliners are selling best -- and how we rate them

     
    Now that Musikfest is finished announcing its headliner music act lineup for this year’s festival – and Lehigh Valley Music is finished telling you who those headliners are, sometimes weeks before Musikfest does -- let’s grade the acts...
  • ArtsQuest sale will let you save up to half on Musikfest, SteelStacks tickets

     
    This Fourth of July, ArtsQuest wants to give your freedom from high ticket prices. So the organization, which operates Musikfest and the ArtsQuest Center and the SteelStacks campus in South Bethlehem, is offering a very limited buy-one, get-one deals on.....
  • Somebody get this man some Alka-Seltzer (Monday link roundup)

     
    It has begun. Musikfest's food vendors opened just minutes ago, and Bill White was right there, ready to stuff his prodigious digestive system for our amusement and edification. Good luck, Bill. We're here for you. And if for any reason......
  • Musikfest headliner ticket sales are off this year. See who's selling best, worst

     
    When Musikfest opened its new Steel Stage main venue at the south Bethlehem SteelStacks campus last year, because it was the first year of operation, it immediately became the record-high year for ticket sales at the venue. It looks like......
  • Jawing with Joe Cocker: Blues rocker tells how he had hits in '60s, '70s and '80s

     
    Fans might see Englishman Joe Cocker as a gritty-voiced veteran who for more than 50 years has stayed relevant by evolving from blues rock of such ’60s hits as “Feelin’ Alright” to sing softer, more adult contemporary 1980s fare...
  • Doing Musikfest on the cheap - without breaking the rules (Sunday link roundup)

     
    Spencer Soper, of the The Morning Call's popular On The Cheap column, doesn't have many fans among Musikfest organizers. It's an antipathy that has gone back years, for as long as Soper has winkingly encouraged Musikfesters to save a few......
  • Musikfest 2012: Beat grows louder at SteelStacks; Downtown Bethlehem keeps its rhythm

     
    After 27 years amid the brick buildings of historic downtown Bethlehem, Musikfest last year expanded to ArtsQuest's gleaming new SteelStacks arts campus on former Bethlehem Steel property in south Bethlehem. And good thing it did. Rain hit Musikfest six...
  • And now, for your easy-listening pleasure ... (Musikfest headliner poll)

     
    Last year, I (gently) mocked Musikfest's lineup of headliners as the Calvacade of Slightly-Stale Stars at Steel Stage. But this year I ... well, I'm not quite sure how I feel, to be honest. What's the most buzz-worthy Musikfest Steel......
  • Joe Cocker, Huey Lewis draw Musikfest crowd two decades after hits: Here's how

     
    Let’s be honest: neither Huey Lewis & The News nor Joe Cocker have had a hit in more than two decades. So what make them able to headline Musikfest’s main Steel Stage Monday? And why were they able to attract......