| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:07 AM
Justin Townes Earle was wise enough from an early age to know what to take from his father, esteemed singer-songwriter Steve Earle.
When it came to music, the younger Earle, 33, absorbed his father's music like a sponge, particularly seminal early...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week:
- NEIL DIAMOND
Hitmaker Neil Diamond has never played the Lehigh Valley. So 50 years into his career, he apparently decided to do it in a big way.
On Friday, Diamond kicks off his latest world tour,...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:57 AM
On “White Gardenias,” Justin Townes Earle's favorite song from his September 2014 album “Single Mothers,” the narrator is searching for a woman he last saw the previous week. As a slide guitar moans in the background, the...
| Dec 25, 2014
Rob Miller and Nan Warshaw presaged "alternative country" and have now outlived it. The duo, who co-founded Bloodshot Records with Eric Babcock 20 years ago, took it one album at a time when they started out, and more than 200 albums later, they still do....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale.
Carrie Underwood at Allentown Fair, Chris Botti at Sands Bethlehem Event Center and Kenny Chesney at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia are among nearly 80 shows for which we...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Justin Townes Earle didn't shy away from even the most incriminating personal topics during a soul-baring solo performance Wednesday at a sold-out Space. Introducing songs by relaying stories about smoking crack, sharing outspoken opinions of other...
| Jun 12, 2014
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Chevelle Chevelle, the British Invasion Tour and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, all at Sands Bethlehem Event Center; Black Veil Brides at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg and......
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The storied Newport Folk Festival, which bills itself as “the original music festival” and has delivered historic moments on the East Coast since 1959, will uproot and head west in the fall for Way Over Yonder, a new festival taking place...
| Jul 25, 2013
Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. XPONENTIAL FESTIVAL For its 18th year in 2012, the XPoNential Music Festival of Philadelphia radio station WXPN-FM 104.9 expanded from Wiggins Park in Camden, N.J., to include nearby Susquehanna......
| Jun 27, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Buddy Holly transcended the ‘50s because he was not only a dynamic singer and performer, he was a great songwriter whose explosive growth presaged the rise of do-it-all groups like the Beatles, Beach Boys and Rolling Stones. By the time he died in a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival has brought an impressive cast of characters to Norfolk over its four-year history. Ben Taylor, son of the more famous James, has played it. So has Justin Townes Earle, son of the more famous Steve.