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  • PASSINGS: Ray Grebey, John 'Juke' Logan

     PASSINGS: Ray Grebey, John 'Juke' Logan
    Ray Grebey Headed baseball negotiations during 1981 players strike Ray Grebey, 85, who led Major League Baseball labor negotiations during the tumultuous 50-day strike that split the 1981 season, died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. His family said he...
  • Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'

    Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'
    Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
  • Tonight's top shows: Leon Russell, Daniel Lanois

    Leon Russell: The silver-haired pianist remains in serious competition with ZZ Top for the most prodigious facial hair in rock ‘n’ roll. He’s also kept his chops up as a performer, dipping into a songbook that spans “A Song for...
  • Wanee 2013 Music Festival has Allmans, Widespread Panic, Les Claypool

    Wanee 2013 Music Festival has Allmans, Widespread Panic, Les Claypool
    If you saw the Tedeschi Trucks Band in Boca Raton on Saturday (Sunshine Blues Festival review here), you don’t need much more reason to seek out tickets to the 2013 Wanee Music Festival than to know that they are part of this year’s impressive...
  • Musical icon who helped open Sands Center to return for first anniversary show

     
    A musical icon who helped Sands Bethlehem Event Center open last May will return for an encore performance to help the center celebrate its first anniversary, the venue just announced. Paul Anka, who was among the first run of high-profile......
  • TICKET BOX: Backstreet Boys, Ill Nino on sale, Taylor Swift stop announced

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. This week, new shows by Backstreet Boys, Ill Nino and Taylor Swift are among more than 20 concerts for which we have new information. Here's the list: Backstreet......
  • American Music Festival admission pins half price through July 21

    American Music Festival admission pins half price through July 21
    Discount admission to see Daughtry, Barenaked Ladies, Third Eye Blind and Robert Randolph & The Family Band at the oceanfront over Labor Day weekend will be offered through July 21, promoters said Thursday. Those acts -- as well as Fuel, Edgar Winter,...
  • Our Picks: Outdoor Evening Concerts in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: Outdoor Evening Concerts in Greater New Haven
    July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...
  • American Music Festival offers buffet of bands on the beach

    American Music Festival offers buffet of bands on the beach
    The American Music Festival's successful formula for a holiday weekend of hummable fun begins with trusty ingredients: Familiar acts playing familiar hits on a friendly stretch of sand and surf. Over three days, more than 30 acts will perform along...
  • 'American Idol' winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer to play Musikfest Cafe

     
    An “American Idol” winner and a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who has played with members of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys and Bob Dylan have scheduled concerts at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks......
  • American Music Festival will feature Daughtry, Barenaked Ladies, Robert Randolph

    American Music Festival will feature Daughtry, Barenaked Ladies, Robert Randolph
    This year's American Music Festival, happening Labor Day weekend in Virginia Beach, will a feature a host of big bands including Daughtry, Barnenaked Ladies, Smash Mouth and Robert Randolph and the Family Band. Festival performances take place on or...
  • Leon Russell & Little Feat Playing Shows at The Klein and the Capitol Theatre

    Leon Russell & Little Feat Playing Shows at The Klein and the Capitol Theatre
    Leon Russell left home at 17 to tour with Jerry Lee Lewis. He anchored George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in 1971. Elton John loves him. Little Feat have played their own blend of New Orleans swamp boogie since 1969, and Jimmy Page once called...