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  • Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'

    Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'
    Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel. “I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...
  • SXSW 2013: Clive Davis and how the talent scout who knew 'nothing' got famous

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Clive Davis is always selling something, it seems. At the South by Southwest Music Conference on Thursday, it was his autobiography that was being flogged, and as he sat to talk about it with Billboard journalist Bill Werde, he...
  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
  • Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com

     Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com
    Katie Kay Mead was sitting behind the counter in her Los Feliz boutique, GatherLA, in late summer when two European tourists came in, asking for directions to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The tourists gazed curiously at a taxidermied fawn displayed among...
  • 'American Idol' recap, Final 7 take on rock 'n' roll legends

    'American Idol' recap, Final 7 take on rock 'n' roll legends
    Down to the final 7, last night's show had the contenders take on some of the legends of rock and roll and most were clearly outside of their comfort zones. Burnell's version of Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name" reminded us all that we love him...
  • Top 50 Concerts of the Year for 2012

     
    There’s no arguing that popular music concerts have taken a great leap forward in the Lehigh Valley the past two years. The May opening of Sands Bethlehem Event Center, with its 3,500-person capacity and affiliation with Sands Casino and promoting.....
  • 'American Idol': Kree Harrison gets her Janis Joplin on

     
    For rock 'n roll week on "American Idol," Kree Harrison took on Janis Joplin with a bluesy, country version of "Piece of My Heart."...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ALABAMA SHAKES Alabama Shakes’ name is appropriate for how the bluesy roots rockers have taken over the music world: like a Southern earthquake. In less than a year, the band has gone......
  • Alabama Shakes singer pours out soul -- hers -- at Philadelphia's Electric Factory

     
    Brittany Howard knows how to sing blues rock. She simply rips open her heart and lets her soul pour out. Alabama Shakes plays to a packed crowd at Philadelphia's Electric Factory on Monday That’s how the supremely talented vocalist for......
  • Concert review: Sunshine Blues Festival in Boca Raton

    Concert review: Sunshine Blues Festival in Boca Raton
    Little starlight shone on the Sunshine Blues Festival Saturday at Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater, inclement weather graying the skies and softening the ground, leaving no foot — clad or otherwise — free of mud. Star power, on...
  • SOLD OUT Chicago Live! on the road again

    SOLD OUT Chicago Live! on the road again
    Chicago Live! is taking to the road again, traveling north to Ravinia for a special Valentine’s Day show. UPDATE: This event has reached capacity. Sold out. Yes, that Ravinia, which for more than a century has been offering some of the area’...