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  • Bluesman James Cotton, after 60 years and health woes, says he plays better than ever

     
    Over an almost unfathomable 60-year professional career, blues harmonica player James Cotton has played with many of the genre’s greatest names: Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters. He’s won a Grammy Award and been...
  • 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......
  • 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."...
  • Theater calendar

    OCTOBER Today – Nunsensations: The Nunsense Vegas Revue. Maltz. Today – Stomp, musical (NT). BAA at Kravis. Now to Oct. 14 – The Wedding Singer, musical (NT). BAA at Brow-Ctr. To Oct. 14 – The Sound of Music, musical. Curtain at Willow. To Oct. 14 – Thank...
  • Theater Preview

    Theater Preview
    Subscriptions are still the primary currency of theater programs, with all sorts of "flex" options to hook patrons into returning. But what if the shows you want most to see in 2007-'08 are spread all over the map? This handy guide, geared to the...
  • J.W. Marriott and Ritz-Carlton liven downtown L.A.

    J.W. Marriott and Ritz-Carlton liven downtown L.A.
    Maybe the recession is really and truly over now. After all, a thousand and one hotel rooms have just bloomed in downtown Los Angeles amid the Kings and conventioneers. I'm talking about the once-desolate territory just north of interstate 10 and east of...
  • San Francisco's flower power days

    San Francisco's flower power days
    It's a bittersweet experience, chasing down hippie history in San Francisco. But at least the geography is simple. You begin with Haight-Ashbury, the neighborhood just east of Golden Gate Park that was a focal point when rebellious young people...
  • San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?

    San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?
    Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
  • Local Songs: Is it hot in here? Or is it just these songs?

    Occasionally, we encounter performers who seem so confident about that voice that comes from very deep inside, they may not need a microphone. Pop, jazz and soul singer Chloe Dolandis is one of those singers. When she launches into “Bring Back the...