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  • Techne Music Festival presents free concerts Moravian College

    From Aspen to Tanglewood, summer is the season for classical music festivals. Whether you are an ambitious young musician seeking master classes with world-renowned soloists or just a lover of great music, summer festivals offer something for everyone....
  • Historic Bethlehem Blueberry Festival a very sweet celebration

    How does this sound? Sweet treats featuring the favorite summer fruit — the blueberry. Tunes by some of the region's best performers. Tastes of locally crafted beers, mead and wine. Activities for the kids. Crafts to browse. A little history to...
  • Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70
    Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader best known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy  vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. He was 70. Along with his brother, ...
  • French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat To Head Venice Film Festival Jury

    ROME - French film composer Alexandre Desplat will preside the main jury of the upcoming 71st Venice Film Festival, marking the first time a musician will head the panel of jurors that gives out the fest's Golden Lion and other top prizes.   Desplat,...
  • Johnny Winter, longtime ambassador of Texas blues, dies at 70

    Johnny Winter, longtime ambassador of Texas blues, dies at 70
    With his imposing height and flowing white hair, Texas blues guitarist Johnny Winter cut an intimidating figure as he roamed the stage. The guitarist died at age 70 on Wednesday in Zurich, Switzerland, during a European tour, a passing that confirms a...
  • Chicago Latin Jazz Festival takes off in Humboldt Park

    Chicago Latin Jazz Festival takes off in Humboldt Park
    Chicago does not lack for jazz festivals, but surely one of the most appealing unfolds each summer at the Humboldt Park Boathouse. Set on the veranda of a historic building alongside a picturesque lagoon, the Chicago Latin Jazz Festival feels like...
  • Dan + Shay on the verge of something big

    Dan + Shay on the verge of something big
    It's been a meteoric career rise during the past year and a half for Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney. The two first met in December of 2012. Today the singer-songwriters have a hit album on their hands as the duo Dan + Shay. "A great song always wins,"...
  • Shemar Moore, Anthony Anderson Pitch Sports Movies at 2014 ESPYS

    Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
  • R.E.M. responds to an SOS

    R.E.M. responds to an SOS
    Bob Hawkins was strumming his guitar in front of a live audience at the Cliffs in Laguna Beach, celebrating Cinco de Mayo, when his heart attack hit. "I was playing the first note of the set and I felt kind of odd," he remembered. "I was becoming...
  • Hans Zimmer Tribute at the Annenberg Raises $1.2 Million for Israel Philharmonic

    Two giants in their respective fields, Hans Zimmer and Zubin Mehta, held court Wednesday night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, where Zimmer was bestowed a lifetime achievement award by the American Friends of the Israel...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...