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  • Area high school chorus gets summer job: Singing onstage with rock band Foreigner

     
    High school kids get summer jobs all the time, so it should be no big deal that 28 students at Pocono Mountain West High School in Tobyhanna Township will be going to work on June 29. Except that their assignment......
  • Icons of punk, country and blues set for shows at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    Three iconic artists who were at the forefront of the California 1990s revival of punk rock, the 1960s and ‘70s boom in country music and the 1960s widespread acclaim of blues music all have just been announced as having upcoming......
  • Foreigner's Top 10 songs, as explained by its ranking member

     
    Foreigner, the 1970s band that brought you the hits “Hot Blooded,” “Double Vision,” “Waiting for a Girl Like You” and “I Want to Know What Love Is,” played at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe on Friday, and...
  • Rocker Lita Ford at Penn's Peak: She's still better to watch than to listen to

     
    Let’s be totally honest: Rocker Lita Ford didn’t get famous because she was the best guitarist in the world or the best singer. She got famous because she was a sexy blonde who could play (decent) guitar and (sorta) sing......
  • Styx's songs, Ted Nugent's rants fire up Sands Bethlehem Event Center crowd

     
    Since 1970s theatrical rockers Styx hasn’t had a hit record or album in 20 years and 1970s guitar hero Ted Nugent in 30 years, how good their concert together Friday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center was depended on how well......
  • #Fish report for Friday, July 27, 2012

     
    Last Friday was in the 60s, this Friday is supposed to be in the 90s. Wednesday was gorgeous with no humidity; Thursday and Friday were stifling with scattered storms. The water levels are still low locally, but the Lehigh River should get some relief...
  • Opening for Aerosmith, Cheap Trick shows it's time for it to 'Surrender'

     
    When 1970s new wave rockers Cheap Trick played Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe a little more than nine years ago, the band refused to perform its biggest hit and only No. 1 song, “The Flame,” despite the crowd’s pleas. Apparently......
  • Anthracite Football League news, notes

     
    The Schuylkill County Football Coaches Associataion will be inducting the following members into its hall of fame at halftime of the annual all-star game: Schuylkill Haven's John Davis, Williams Valley's Bill Schwalm, Mahanoy Area's Joe Pilconis and...
  • Will new ArtsQuest Center mean musical addition, competition or duplication? Tell us what you think

     
    Let the competition – or duplication – begin. I have long said the opening of ArtsQuest’s new music venue, the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, on former Bethlehem Steel property in South Bethlehem will be a great thing for music in........
  • D11 quarterfinal picks: Power teams will pull through

     
    Central Catholic, Nazareth, Parkland and Northampton ruled the Lehigh Valley Conference all season. Tamaqua proved unbeatable in the regular season and the Schuylkill League tournament. Southern Lehigh parlayed a strong regular season into a Colonial...
  • Talking with Dr. John: Blues/jazz great is in right place, and it's the right time

     
    Singer/songwriter Dr. John is headed for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in two weeks. Just two weeks ago, he was up for two Grammy Awards for two different projects. He’s had a varied and illustrious career......
  • Go Kids Saturday Feb. 25

     
    Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. Boardwalk Bird Walk 9:00 am - A stop at the feeders to see who is visiting will be followed by a stroll along the treamside boardwalk at Pool...