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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • From 'The Dinner Party'

     
    Two uploads from 'The Dinner Party Download' podcast (a rerun, actually) from American Public Media aired this weekend. First, a good, clean joke: "Hedgehogs? Why can't they just share the hedge?" Second, a minor hit song from 1971 by Delaney......
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees

    Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees
    Check the thermostat in hell -- it appears to have dropped below 32 degrees: Long-snubbed  Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush will at long last be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, along with Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna...
  • Chicago band Switchback keeping musical options open

    Chicago band Switchback keeping musical options open
    Former Chicagoan Ron Pen holds a very lengthy and lofty title at the University of Kentucky in Lexington: Professor; Director, John Jacob Niles Center for American Music; Coordinator, Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology. You might think him...
  • Former New Grass Revival singer John Cowan brings country soul to Norfolk

    Former New Grass Revival singer John Cowan brings country soul to Norfolk
    Sam Bush has played Hampton Roads a number of times over the years. Bela Fleck has made repeated stops here, as well. So, it makes sense than another veteran of the influential band New Grass Revival should pay us a visit: John Cowan. He plays the...
  • 10/4 AT&T Performing Arts Center Presents Leon Russell

    organization: AT&T Performing Arts Center Presents Leon Russell date: October 4 time: 8:00 p.m. address: Annette Strauss Square 2403 Flora Street Dallas, TX 75021 Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile...