| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Robin Thicke at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J., Elton John at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and Jake Clemons of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band are among......
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Wednesday’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom included several inspirational musical moments from the likes of gospel singer Shirley Caesar, who reprised the gospel standard “How I Got Over&...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:20 AM
Besides a full tank of gas, the most important thing to bring on a long car trip is plenty of music. From radio to 8-track to cassettes to CDs to MP3s, the soundtrack of a trip will always take you back to the journey long after you've come home.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Is Josh Tanner possessed by the spirit of Bruce Springsteen?
An observer at a show by his tribute band, Springsteen, might casually say yes. But as far as the Irvine resident is concerned, the Boss literally anointed him backstage one night. Given...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Actor James Gandolfini had long been a big fan of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, and the feeling was mutual, in particular for guitarist Steve Van Zandt, who worked closely with Gandolfini on “The Sopranos” in his role as mob...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:46 AM
How does a Hooligan follow a Queen Bey?
That's the task awaiting Bruno Mars as he prepares to play the halftime show at next year's Super Bowl. He'll follow a set from Beyoncé Knowles that is widely regarded as being one of the best in recent years....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:30 AM
At the outset of the new fan-generated “Springsteen and I” documentary opening Monday in Los Angeles and various cities across the country, several members of the Boss’ loyal following attempt to describe his appeal in three words....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Lehigh Valley Music has every reason to be excited and proud about the announcement Sunday that Bruno Mars will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII. After all, we suggested it two years ago. But somehow we’re not. Because......
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
“Diehards,” Erin Feinberg’s touching new book of photographs of music fans, many of whom are captured in moments beyond words, offers little context. Mostly there are no names, places or dates — nothing but a T-shirt, tattoo,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:30 PM
All photographs serve as evidence, but not necessarily in support of the most obvious questions put to them.
Often they seem more like pointers than fixed points, arrows extended in multiple directions. Front-loaded with credibility, though, photographs...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
I heard rock 'n' roll's future, and its name is Headphones & Snowcones.
Let me explain. Saturday night, at the open-air venue at Northerly Island on Chicago's lakefront, the Chicago-based "jam band" Umphrey's McGee played one of its usual raucous...