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  • Car collector's trophy home set for auction

    Car collector's trophy home set for auction
    As fans and collectors flock to Monterey for the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, a vineyard-estate that previously housed an impressive collection of hot rods and muscle cars is headed for the auction block in Northern California. Found in...
  • Alan Jackson treats Musikfest audience to crowd-pleasers

    Alan Jackson is a no-frills entertainer. His shows have always been light on special effects and heavy on music. There are no pyrotechnics at a Jackson show. No spectacular entrance, no dazzling light displays, no beach balls tossed into the crowd and...
  • For Musikfest organizers, booking performers a juggling act

    It's May 2, and Patrick Brogan's concern is growing. Brogan is vice president of programming for ArtsQuest, the nonprofit that presents Musikfest. The festival annually brings 1 million people over 10 days to Bethlehem to hear more than 500 music...
  • Musikfest preview: Here's what's new, returning for festival's 31st year

     
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. Saurus, one of the featured 'spectacles' at......
  • Musikfest's Steel Stage strategy: Booking main stage acts is a juggling act

     
    It’s May 2, and Patrick Brogan’s concern is growing. Patrick Brogan, vice president for programming at ArtsQuest, at Musikfest's Steel Stage Brogan is vice president of programming for ArtsQuest, the nonprofit that presents Musikfest. The...
  • REVIEW: Alan Jackson's show at Musikfest: Light on the gimmicks, heavy on the classic country

     
    Alan Jackson is a no-frills entertainer. His shows have always been light on the special effects and heavy on the music. Alan Jackson Photos by April Bartholomew/The Morning Call There are no pyrotechnics at a Jackson show. No spectacular entrance,......
  • Musikfest's main Steel Stage has 2nd-best attendance total ever* (with a catch)

     
    Ten days of great weather (and a pretty decent lineup of artists) this year gave Musikfest’s main Steel Stage the second-highest total attendance in its history. But there’s a catch. Keith Urban's sold-out show Sunday gave Musuikfest's Steel...
  • One of country music's youngest stars ever to play Christmas show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A singer who was one of the youngest country music stars ever and later developed a pop career will play a Christmas-time show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center -- her first Lehigh Valley show in 17 years -- it was......
  • CMA Awards: George Strait nabs 3rd entertainer of the year honor

    CMA Awards: George Strait nabs 3rd entertainer of the year honor
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Country music has never been short on sentimentality, the emotion that carried veteran singer George Strait to his thirdentertainer of the year honor at the 47th annual CMA Awards in Nashville....
  • Roger Hodgson? Think Supertramp

    Roger Hodgson? Think Supertramp
    If Adele tried to sneak into the OC Fair undetected, she probably wouldn't make it past the turnstile without getting mobbed. The surviving Beatles? Of course not. Bob Dylan? Fat chance. Mick Jagger? The 70th-birthday greetings would swell to a roar....
  • Alan Jackson still loves the craft

    Alan Jackson still loves the craft
    Alan Jackson can't help but wonder: Where did the "real" country music go? "Right now, it seems like it's gone," said Jackson, who headlines Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday. "It's not that I'm against all that's out there. There's some good music,...