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  • Farm Aid 2012 coming to Pennsylvania

     
    Farm Aid, the annual blockbuster fund-raising concert that for 27 years has raised money to support struggling farmers, announced today that its 2012 edition will be in Pennsylvania, it was just announced. Farm Aid 2012 will be held Sept. 22......
  • Country superstar added to Farm Aid lineup for HersheyPark stadium

     
    A singer whose last seven albums have all reached the top of the U.S. Country charts has joined the lineup for the Farm Aid concert at HersheyPark Stadium in Hershey on Sept. 22, the organization just announced. Kenny Chesney, a......
  • The Band Perry's show at Allentown Fair is success seen once in a blue moon

     
    Seems appropriate The Band Perry headlined Allentown Fair’s grandstand Friday – a night when August had its second full moon. Because it’s once in a blue moon that a young band suddenly bursts forth as a headliner the way The......
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • 'Glee' recap: Sweet 16, and a Sectionals win!

     
    A recap of 'Glee,' 'Hold on to Sixteen,' in which New Directions beats the Troubletones at Sectionals and Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet) returns....
  • Top 50 Concerts of the Year for the region

     
    The two best concerts I attended in 2011 had a lot in common. Each featured a veteran rocker at the peak of his ability to connect to the audience, playing precisely the right songs and performing them precisely the right......
  • Arts on TV: Anna Deavere Smith; civil rights songs; Dudamel

     
    “Great Performances” 9 p.m., Friday KOCE: "Let Me Down Easy": Anna Deavere Smith portrays several different characters, sharing their life experiences....
  • Survivor songwriter wants Gingrich to stop using 'Eye of the Tiger'

     
    Regardless of the outcome in today's Florida primary, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich may want to take a closer look at his campaign's playlist. A founding member of Chicago rock band Survivor has taken legal measures to stop the Gingrich...
  • Album review: Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker, Yim Yames' 'New Multitudes'

     
    Woody Guthrie lyrics are set to music and brought to life by Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker and Yim Yames. The project shows what Woody Guthrie might have sounded like if he were making music today....
  • John Mellencamp, Chuck D to welcome 2012 Rock Hall inductees

     
    John Mellencamp, Chuck D, Chris Rock and Bette Midler will welcome new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Rock Hall of Fame ceremony will take place April 14 in Cleveland....