| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:05 PM
John Prine says he has lung cancer and will have an operation next month. Doctors “see no reason why I won’t fully recover,” the singer-songwriter said on his web site.
Prine, who grew up in suburban Maywood and rose to fame on the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:49 AM
Since releasing her debut album in 1971, guitarist Bonnie Raitt has played on the back roads of popular music at an historic, but lightly traveled intersection of Deep South blues and rock ‘n’ roll that allowed her plenty of space to be...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Tedeschi Trucks Band’s 2011 debut album “Revelator” won the Grammy Award for Best Blues Album because it was the entire package: Derek Trucks’ guitar playing as good as any on the scene today, Susan Tedeschi’s voice equally...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Eric Church, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan will headline the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, festival organizers announced Thursday.
They top the three-day bill scheduled for April 25-27 that’s heavy on freshmen and sophomore...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:42 PM
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, an influential producer, songwriter and engineer who had been revered in country music since the 1950s and was later sought out by rock acts for his creative input, has died. He was 82.
Clement died Thursday of liver cancer at his...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:36 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Iris DeMent made a dramatic impression in the ‘90s with two stark albums that blended hard-core country and gospel, sparse string-band arrangements and a pristine voice. “Infamous Angel” (1992) and “My Life&...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:23 PM
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, maybe the most important figure in country music that most fans don’t know, died Thursday at his home in Nashville after battling liver cancer. He was 82.
Clement was one of the most revered musicians, producers,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Derek Trucks didn’t say a word during Sunday night’s lively concert at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center in Reading by the Tedeschi Trucks Band. He let his guitar do the talking, speaking in mesmerizing, lightning fast electric riffs. Susan...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:25 AM
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......
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Singer songwriter Jewel says that as early as 1999, when she had released just two albums, she wanted to do a greatest hits album. And she easily could have. Her 1996 debut album, “Pieces of You,” had produced three Top......
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Today, Lehigh Valley Music starts a new weekly feature. fun. Each Thursday, we'll post a list of concerts going on sale in the next week at area venues, and those that recently went on sale. Ticket Box has run in......
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Little starlight shone on the Sunshine Blues Festival Saturday at Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater, inclement weather graying the skies and softening the ground, leaving no foot — clad or otherwise — free of mud. Star power, on...