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John Mellencamp

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  • This column is about … what was this column supposed to be about, again?

    "A little ditty about Jack and Diane, two American kids doin' the best they can." Sometimes I get a column idea and jot down a few reminder words as indicated above by the lyrics of John Mellencamp — or Cougar, or Cougar Mellencamp, or whoever...
  • Hampden: Hampden HiFi and The Food Market are both gaining momentum

    Whew! Another HonFest is now in our rearview mirrors, and the only thing left to remember it by are the persistent feather boa sheddings that seem to get everywhere and are impossible to completely clean up. (That and the embarrassing photos, darn cell...
  • The Ron Paul campaign turns a new Page

    The Ron Paul campaign turns a new Page
    When Jordan Page was a boy of 11 with a yen for acting, his greatest thrill was playing the Crown Prince in '"The King and I" onstage. Two decades later, in the middle of an odyssey that began on Maryland's Eastern Shore, he's starring in a real-life...
  • Trio of music legends gives a little-known band a big leg up

    Trio of music legends gives a little-known band a big leg up
    For six years, the Wiyos ground out a living on the road, playing hundreds of shows in the U.S. and abroad. This year, all that relentless gigging finally paid off. The Wiyos, a little-known four-piece band from New York, got an opportunity most bands...
  • Missing Willie Nelson and McDonald's

     
    I was thrilled when Robert of Cross Keys said he wanted to write a guest post for us. I was even more thrilled when he asked what the rules are. No one ever asked me that before. I love rules......
  • Diana Krall in Miami: 3 new songs we'd like to hear

    Diana Krall in Miami: 3 new songs we'd like to hear
    Diana Krall’s arrival at Miami’s Arsht Center Tuesday night offers a departure. The singer-pianist’s performance is part of a tour in support of the album “Glad Rag Doll,” an October release on the Verve Records jazz label...
  • Farm Aid gives grants from Hershey concert in September to Rodale, Allentown co-op

     
    Three months after the annual fund-raising, all-star Farm Aid concert returned to Pennsylvania for the first time in a decade, so have a large portion of its grants – including some to The Rodale Institute and an Allentown program that......
  • REVIEW: The Wallflowers channel the elder Dylan, for great and not so great

     
    For as much as Jakob Dylan, singer and front man for roots rockers The Wallflowers, has tried to avoid the coattails of his famous father (yes, that Dylan), the band’s show Thursday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center showed comparisons are......
  • Top 10 Things we're hoping for in Lehigh Valley Music in 2013

     
    On Monday, Lehigh Valley Music listed the things that made music great in the Valley in 2012. Today, we list our Top 10 Things We’re Hoping For in music in the Lehigh Valley in 2013. Luke Bryan at Allentown Fair......
  • Country music icon, '70s soft rock hitmaker announced for Sands shows

     
    A country music mainstay who has released more than 125 albums in a career that has streched more than 55 years and a jazzy soft-rock favorite from the 1970s will perform shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue just......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1 . ED KOWALCZYK It’s almost four years since Ed Kowalczyk parted ways with Live, the York-based band whose writing and singing he defined with such alternative chart-toppers as “Lightning......
  • UPDATE: Stabler Arena confirms that Bob Dylan's coming in April

     
    It's now official that egendary singer Bob Dylan is coming to Stabler Arena in April. Dylan, the iconic folk and rock bard, will play the storied Lehigh University venue on April 18, Lehigh University has confirmed. The show had not......