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  • Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz

    Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz
    Charlie Haden, a Grammy-winning bassist who came to the attention of the jazz world in the 1950s with the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet and pushed against the genre's boundaries for more than five decades, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long...
  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...
  • Simplifying Pitchfork

    Simplifying Pitchfork
      “[Rolls eyes] I’ve heard of all of these bands. Don’t even try to help me out; I already know everyone to see at Pitchfork. You suck.” If this is your attitude, goodbye. This story is not for you. For any non-grumps out...
  • A 'mighty fine' tribute to country singer Denny Wayne

    "Mighty fine. Mighty fine." It was Denny Wayne's favorite expression, and it is also describes the way people remember him. The "East Coast King of Western Swing," leader of the band Texas Fever and a resident of Emmaus, was a beloved figure in the...
  • 1960s art collective stages midsummer party at Young Projects Gallery

    1960s art collective stages midsummer party at Young Projects Gallery
    Electronic dance music VJs take heed! Single Wing Turquoise Bird, the great-grandfathers and mothers of the modern-day light show, are back together after a 40-year hiatus. Its work, which USC professor of cinema David James calls a "spontaneous,...
  • 'American Idol' alum Casey Abrams likes playing Levitt Pavilion-size shows

    If Casey Abrams has his way, he would play venues the size of Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in Bethlehem for the rest of his career. "I'm not wishing for stadiums," says Abrams, a Top 10 contestant on the 2011 season of "American Idol," in a phone...
  • REVIEW: Vans Warped Tour, in 20th year, returns to root to find original spirit

    In its 20th year, the Vans Warped Tour, which stopped Wednesday at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, didn't have a huge headliner, as it did in recent years with blink-182, Paramore or All American Rejects. But it many ways, the newest...
  • Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system

    Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.” Meanwhile, the...
  • Hampton production brings the King of Pop back to life

    Hampton production brings the King of Pop back to life
    For many performers, the prospect of stepping into Michael Jackson's high-flying shoes — imitating the legendary King of Pop on stage — would be more than a little intimidating. Eric "E.J." Jones doesn't feel that way. "I accept it as a...
  • Virginia Beach's Revery is back with a new disc and a big show

    Virginia Beach's Revery is back with a new disc and a big show
    It's been a while since Revery, the hard rock quintet from Virginia Beach, produced any new music. "Adora de Phonic," the band's new 12-song disc, is its first full-length album since Revery's debut disc, "Avarice & Absolution," almost a decade ago. But...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: The popular guitarist Milos Karadaglic makes his Ravinia and CSO debut playing Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez," with pianist Orion Weiss playing Rachmaninov on the same program, led by Robert Moody; 8 p.m. Friday; $25-$50,...