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  • Country/pop legend, seminal rockers, jam band tribute to play area venue

    A country/pop music singer who has sold more than 50 million albums and had more than 20 No. 1 songs will play a Christmas show at an area venue, it has been announced. Also coming are a British band that fused progressive/art rock and heavy metal to...
  • Blues rocker George Thorogood, celebrating 40 years, to play Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown

    Hard-playing blues-rocker George Thorogood, who is marking 40 years in the business and who headlined Bethlehem's Musikfest last year, will return to the Lehigh Valley to play a far more intimate venue. Thorogood — best known for his 1983 hit...
  • Hit blues-rocker celebrating 40 years to play Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown

    A hard-playing blues-rocker marking 40 years in the business and who recently headlined Bethlehem's Musikfest festival will return to the Lehigh Valley to play a far more intimate venue. George Thorogood, best known for his 1983 hit "Bad to the Bone"...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]

    Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]
    In March 2014, for the first time in over 40 years, a study of the therapeutic benefits of lysergic acid diethylamide — more commonly known as LSD — was published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. It showed that LSD-assisted psychotherapy...
  • Ousted Ohio State band leader fights for vindication, job

    Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, ousted amid charges that a sexualized culture had taken hold in the nationally prominent institution, said he worked to change the atmosphere that led to his dismissal and that he would fight to get...
  • Tony Bennett on Lady Gaga, and his dreams for his 90th birthday

    Tony Bennett on Lady Gaga, and his dreams for his 90th birthday
    It seems safe to say that there aren't a lot of 88-year-olds who listen to Lady Gaga. And only one who records with her. That would be Tony Bennett, who celebrated his most recent birthday on Sunday, brings his apparently inextinguishable art to the...
  • Foster the People mural paints a picture of city's policy adjustment

    Foster the People mural paints a picture of city's policy adjustment
    Indie pop band Foster the People's "Supermodel" mural in downtown L.A. generated superbuzz last week when it was set to be whitewashed, according to the band, which cited conflicts with city officials over the mural's approval. The online fan petition...
  • Apathetic no more [Commentary]

    Apathetic no more [Commentary]
    The land along the northern edge of the Patapsco serves as the front porch to a bejeweled coastline, the product of a re-making of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a manner and to a degree that could have hardly been imagined a generation ago. And then,...
  • TICKET BOX: 5 Seconds of Summer at Susquehanna Bank Center, George Thorogood at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, Kenny Rogers at Penn's Peak and 55 more shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. 5 Seconds of Summer George Thorogood and The Destroyers 40th anniversary show at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall, Kenny Rogers at Penn's Peak near Jim Thorpe and 5 Seconds......
  • READER SUBMITTED: Costa Rican Students Visit For English Lessons And Service Opportunities

    A group of 16 students and two professors from the Institute of Technology (TEC) in Costa Rica recently completed a three-week visit to Sacred Heart University where they took advanced English classes through SHU's English Language Institute (ELI) and...