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  • Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith dies at 75; blues musician

    Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith dies at 75; blues musician
    At 17, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith left the Arkansas farm where he was raised to travel to Chicago, where he first heard Muddy Waters when his mother took him to a club. Inspired by the great bluesman, Smith never went home. Instead, he taught himself to...
  • Boogie Chillun are back!

    Boogie Chillun are back!
    Funk upon a rhyme! In the days of the Funky bunch The concept of dropping Hip-Hop on the one Was firmly planted, Oops, upside your head To the boogie to the boogie-de-beat By the earthly funketeers in the heart of the Elm City Funky Haven—...
  • Tobacco Road at 100: A few more reasons to celebrate

    Tobacco Road at 100: A few more reasons to celebrate
    There are many reasons to genuflect at the humble altar of music, booze and camaraderie known as Tobacco Road that have nothing to do with its unlikely centennial, being celebrated with a party on Saturday. No. 1 is its mere existence. If it’s been...
  • Mac Arnold: blues traveler

    Mac Arnold: blues traveler
    Mac Arnold sounds completely at home on his sweat-raising 2011 recording, "Blues Revival." Captured on-stage at the Grey Eagle club in Greenville, S.C. — about 15 miles from the rural hamlet of Pelzer, where he grew up and currently resides —...
  • Singer David Johansen's newest personna at Sellersville is among his best

     
    David Johansen has had a lot of identities in a career that has now exceeded 40 years: front man for The New York Dolls and The Harry Smiths, lounge singer alter ego Buster Poindexter, solo artist. The one he filled......
  • Robert Johnson tribute a well-intentioned, but mixed bag of blues

     
    Robert Johnson was a Delta blues singer and guitarist whose mid 1930s work is credited for shaping generations of blues and rock musicians, including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton, who has called him the most important blues......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts for the coming week 1. THIN LIZZY A week after St. Patrick’s Day, it’s appropriate to have one of the greatest Irish bands of all time playing the area. Perhaps Thin Lizzy isn’t as......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    The Top 5 Concerts of the Coming week: 1. THE CARS Ric Ocasek, front man for the new wave group The Cars, was quoted nine years after their 1988 split as saying they would never reunite. But in fall 2009,......
  • SteelStacks Pavilion to feature Marcia Ball, Ambrosia -- and Blood Sweat & Tears?

     
    ArtsQuest is holding a news conference this morning at its Town Square at SteelStacks, the plaza area outside its ArtsQuest Center, to announce details of the schedule for its Levitt Pavilion, scheduled to open July 2 and offer 40 free......
  • SteelStacks pavilion to open July 2 with blues singer, feature 41 concerts and children shows

     
    An artist's conception of the Levitte Pavilion at SteelStacks The Levitt Pavilion at the new SteetStacks entertainment complex in south Bethlehem will open with a July 2 concert by blues singer Marcia Ball, and offer 41 free concerts this summer......
  • The Top 5 acts playing the new Levitt Pavilion SteetStacks this summer

     
    It’s hard to believe, but after three concerts last weekend to open the new Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in south Bethlehem, there are six more in the next week, starting Wednesday with Mambo Kaliente, a hot, highly danceable Caribbean-flavor...