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  • Two things obvious about this year's Musikfest lineup; And who would you like to see?

     
    With Tuesday’s announcement that Keith Urban as the third of 10 announced headliners for Bethlehem’s Musikfest this year, the festival’s lineup is clearly taking form, and two things are obvious. And after we tell you what they are, we...
  • Musikfest announces new headline act for 2014. Did we guess right?

     
    A country music artist who has had 24 albums hit the Top 10 and had six albums in a row go to No. 1 will headline Musikfest’s main SteelStage in August, it was just announced. Alan Jackson, who in a......
  • Musikfest to announce another headliner Monday. Here's who we think it is

     
    Six days ago, when Lehigh Valley Music scooped Bethlehem’s Musikfest announcement of country singer Hunter Hayes as its first headline for 2014, we told you we suspected the festival would quickly announce another headliner. At 8 a.m. Monday, that&#...
  • Len Righi, former Morning Call music writer and Lehigh Valley Music blog founder, dies at 63

     
    I can remember my first real awareness of Len Righi. I was a fresh-out-of-college fledgling newspaper writer working on The Morning Call’s obituary desk in 1982 when Righi and a forgotten colleague struck up a conversation near my desk. Len......
  • George Jones dies at 81; country music icon

    Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath. His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
  • Jackie Lacey Sworn in as L.A.'s First Female, Black D.A.

    Jackie Lacey Sworn in as L.A.'s First Female, Black D.A.
    LOS ANGELES -- Promising to lead “without regard to politics or partisanship," Jackie Lacey was sworn in Monday as Los Angeles County’s first female and first African American district attorney. Lacey, 55, giggled briefly as she raised her right hand for...
  • California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election

    California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his fellow Democrats are on the cusp of a coveted supermajority in both the Assembly and Senate, giving them the rare power to raise taxes without any Republican support. No single party has held such a supermajority in...
  • Jackie Lacey Makes History In L.A. County District Attorney Race

    Jackie Lacey Makes History In L.A. County District Attorney Race
    LOS ANGELES -- Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey was successful in her bid to become Los Angeles County's first African American and first female district attorney, building a commanding advantage over her rival, Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Jackson. Lacey...
  • 2012 Grammy Nominations

    1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Kelly Clarkson...
  • Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Army-Navy and the Heisman Trophy

    Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Army-Navy and the Heisman Trophy
    Well, the season is over. It ended somewhat anti-climactically with a predictable Kansas State win, a mediocre showing by Florida State against an inferior opponent, and a highly questionable decision that kept Georgia from playing for the title. (Spike...
  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...