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  • Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin

    Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin
    It's Thursday afternoon, and downtown is awash in live music. Guitar solos shriek through the air, and the crisp snap of snare drums echoes from inside live music clubs. Hundreds of bands are crammed into every nook and cranny, vying to impress the tens...
  • Robison and Willis collaborate on more than a marriage

    Robison and Willis collaborate on more than a marriage
    Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have been married for 20 years and have four children, but their musical careers have largely been solo affairs. Oh, sure, they've contributed to each other's albums, but for the most part Willis has earned acclaim as a...
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
  • TICKET BOX: Black Crowes at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Justin Timberlake at Wells Fargo Center

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. The Black Crowes at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, The Mavericks at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, and Justin Timberlake at Wells Fargo Center are among 35 shows for......
  • Marcia Ball at Bamboo Room

    Marcia Ball at Bamboo Room
    Marcia Ball: The Louisiana-raised swamp-blues and zydeco pianist is experiencing a creative peak these days, having collected a 2013 Living Blues Readers' Award for Most Outstanding Keyboardist — her ninth BMA — and four Grammy nominations,...
  • Bluesman James Cotton, after 60 years and health woes, says he plays better than ever

     
    Over an almost unfathomable 60-year professional career, blues harmonica player James Cotton has played with many of the genre’s greatest names: Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters. He’s won a Grammy Award and been...
  • REVIEW: Levitt Pavilion's third season kickoff offers the things that make it great

     
    Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks kicked off its third season Friday with the things that make the outdoor lawn venue at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem what it is: Great weather; good, free music; and a cool atmosphere. Mike Mettalia and The......
  • How to buy the best seats for psychic Sylvia Brown and blues-rocker Delbert McClinton at Keswick Theatre before they go on sale

     
    Sylvia Brown may be the best psychic in the world, but even without her powers, Lehigh valley Music can tell you how to buy the best seats to her May 1 show at Kewsick Theatre in Glenside before they go......
  • UPDATE: Punk queen to play concert for charity at Levitt Pavilion in Bethlehem

     
    The queen of punk rock will play Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in Bethlehem next month, but the audience won’t be just raising its fists for her music. It will be raising funds for a cause. Joan Jett, who started the......
  • TICKET BOX: Scott Weiland at Sands Event Center, Tim McGraw in Camden, Beyonce in Philly among new shows this week

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Stone Temple Pilots' lead singer Scott Weiland at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Tim McGraw at Susquehanna Bank Center, Beyonce at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, and fun. with.......
  • ArtsQuest's Blast Furnace Blues festival is moving out (side)

     
    What all-indoor festival? ArtsQuest's second Blast Furnace Blues festival, which was supposed to be among the SteelStacks festivals to move entirely indoors this year after disappointing crowds and weather last year, changed plans with forecasts...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...