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  • Rock in Rio report card: 6 ways to make a better festival

    Rock in Rio report card: 6 ways to make a better festival
    For more than a year, organizers promised that the inauguralĀ U.S. edition of the Brazilian-born Rock in Rio would be unlike anything the American public had seen. Equal parts concert, amusement park and street party, the two-weekend festival looked to...
  • Moving Riot Fest, part of Humboldt Park's complicated storyline, is a win-win

    Moving Riot Fest, part of Humboldt Park's complicated storyline, is a win-win
    A neighborhood starts gentrifying. The community resists. An annual music festival is held in the neighborhood’s historic park, and after a few short years the festival grows. The organizers make a lot of money. The festival leaves $182,000 in...
  • Strand of Oaks, Marah and Kopecky to kick off WTMD's First Thursdays

    Strand of Oaks, Marah and Kopecky to kick off WTMD's First Thursdays
    Strand of Oaks, the indie-rock vehicle for Indiana singer/songwriter Tim Showalter, Pennsylvania alt-country rockers Marah and Nashville six-piece Kopecky are set to perform May 7 at Canton Waterfront Park, radio station WTMD announced on Tuesday, for the...
  • Young violinist the 'Rising Star' in Ars Viva concert

    Young violinist the 'Rising Star' in Ars Viva concert
    Fifteen-year-old violinist Joshua Brown of Gurnee went with the unexpected when he played Franz Waxman's "Carmen Fantasie" in the Music Institute of Chicago Concerto Competition on Feb. 11 in Evanston. "It's an unusual selection. Contestants usually...
  • Entertainers channel spirit of the Blues Brothers

     Entertainers channel spirit of the Blues Brothers
    In the 1980 "The Blues Brothers" movie the characters of Jake and Elwood Blues were on a mission to raise money for an orphanage. Kieron Lafferty, who portrays Elwood Blues in The Official Blues Brothers Revue, also has a job to do. "Our mission is to...
  • Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts

    Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts
    Access Contemporary Music: The group's yearlong "Composer Alive: Poland Project" culminates in the premiere of Polish composer Agnieszka Stulginska's "Dance With My Breath," along with works by Marta Ptaszynska and other contemporary Polish composers. 7...
  • Billboard Music Awards are ho-hum, but Taylor Swift was impressed

    While the boring adults of America were biding their time until the "Mad Men" series finale Sunday, the kids down the hall were donning headphones, staring at screens and occasionally dancing while reveling in another kind of televised marketing...
  • Allentown's Mayfair: After ramping up visual arts, fest building a "sound" foundation this year

    Allentown's Mayfair: After ramping up visual arts, fest building a "sound" foundation this year
    When Allentown’s Mayfair reinvented itself by moving from the city’s often soggy Cedar Creek Park to Allentown Fairgrounds two years ago, the festival focused on reviving the visual arts part of its offerings, especially since the new location...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ED SHEERAN It might have been easy to dismiss English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran as another teen idol with his 2011 debut album “+” and its sweet but simplistic hits “The A Team&...
  • Allant Piano Trio returns for summer series at Beacon Hill

    Nestled in the rolling hills of the Stroudsburg area is the beautiful, privately owned property of Dan Crawford and his wife, Sidnie, who for the past seven years have provided a wonderful opportunity for guests to hear high-quality classical music at a...
  • Music and more for kids at Mayfair

    A band with an anti-bullying message will be one of the many entertainers for children performing at KidStage at Mayfair Festival of the Arts Friday through Monday at the Allentown Fairgrounds. The annual Memorial Day event will feature daily...