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  • Top 50 Concerts of the Year for 2012

     
    There’s no arguing that popular music concerts have taken a great leap forward in the Lehigh Valley the past two years. The May opening of Sands Bethlehem Event Center, with its 3,500-person capacity and affiliation with Sands Casino and promoting.....
  • Philadelphia Folk Festival: Mud, missing musicians -- and magnificant music

     
    The 51st annual Philadelphia Folk Festival had a few problems Saturday: A hopelessly muddy grounds that had people walking and sitting in sinking muck, despite tarps trying to cover it, and cars getting stuck up to their axles in parking......
  • Philadelphia Folk Festival stacks talent for its first year -- after its first 50

     
    For its 50th anniversary last year, the Philadelphia Folk Festival had some of the biggest performers names in the genreperform — Arlo Guthrie, David Bromberg, Tom Paxton, Tom Rush and Doc Watson and Levon Helm, who both passed away this......
  • How to win tickets to see The Fifth Dimension, Wanda Jackson, Late Nite Catechism and more at Sellersville Theater

     
    Seeing rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson, 1960s and ‘70s vocal The 5th Dimension, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, “Late Nite Catechism: The Series” or The Music Of ABBA at an intimate venue such as Sellersville Theater 1894 is pretty cool.......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. HEART A week ago, female rockers Heart was been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Seems about the right time. Heart is sisters Ann (left) and Nancy......
  • Rock pioneer delivers authenticity, displays legacy at Sellersville Theatre

     
    In a world where audiences revere old blues singers for their authenticity and legacy to the music’s origins, rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson should be a queen. Wanda Jackson Not only did she single-handedly kick off the female presence in rock.......
  • Wanda Jackson interview: 'Just rear back and sing this song the way you feel it'

    Wanda Jackson interview:  'Just rear back and sing this song the way you feel it'
    Wanda Jackson, the pioneering rockabilly singer who headlines New Year’s Eve at Double Door, says working with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle on her two latest albums was not her idea. “I sometimes wonder myself,” Jackson says with...
  • Album review: Wanda Jackson, 'Unfinished Business'

    Album review: Wanda Jackson, 'Unfinished Business'
    3 stars (out of 4) Rockabilly singer and proto-riot grrrl Wanda Jackson was revving up audiences on bills with Elvis Presley in the ‘50s, and she’s influenced several generations of rockers, including her recent producers Jack White and...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Temptation lurks

    Two Guys Lose Weight: Temptation lurks
    NOTE: This is a blog about two guys attempting to lose weight over a six-week period.  They kicked off their weight loss "strategies" on Jan. 10. Temptations. Everyone wants to know about temptations. Do I freak out when I see someone eat a...
  • Ralph Mooney dies at 82; influential steel guitarist played with Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard

    Ralph Mooney dies at 82; influential steel guitarist played with Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard
    Ralph Mooney, the influential steel guitarist whose crisp, melodically rich and rhythmically buoyant sound bolstered dozens of country music hits by artists including Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Wynn Stewart and Wanda Jackson before he joined Waylon...
  • Stagecoach: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood Top 2011 Lineup

    Stagecoach: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood Top 2011 Lineup
    INDIO, Calif. -- Country artists Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood will headline the fifth Stagecoach Country Music Festival in the Coachella Valley, April 30 and May 1. The weekend that also will feature country veterans Loretta Lynn,...
  • This week: Season finales for ‘The X Factor,’ ‘Terra Nova,’ ‘American Horror Story’

     
    CBS celebrates adoption in the annual "Home for the Holidays" at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Martina McBride hosts the hour special. There will be performances by Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, OneRepublic and Gavin DeGraw....