| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:37 PM
Music fans who have gotten the feeling that the Lehigh Valley area’s music scene has exploded with top national and international acts now have proof.
Industry publication Pollstar has released its 2014 Year End Top North American Tours, and in...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:27 AM
When the trade publication New Music Weekly released its annual award nominatons this week, there were a lot of familiar names among the nominees for best country single.
Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum ...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Robert Downey Jr. was seeing double at the People's Choice Awards.
The star of "The Judge" and "Iron Man" picked up the trophies for favorite dramatic movie actor and favorite movie actor at Wednesday's fan-favorite ceremony honoring stars in film,...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
There were many great concerts by smaller acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 162 shows I attended, the year's best were the biggest names at the biggest arenas with the biggest crowds.
Justin Timberlake came to Philadelphia's Wells Fargo...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Sometimes, bigger still is better.
There were many great concerts by smaller or lessor-known acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 163 shows I attended this year it’s not a coincidence that mostof the year’s best were the biggest...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 10:38 AM
When it comes to the stories of the year in music in the Lehigh Valley, there really is only one.
The buzz from the new $177 million downtown Allentown arena drowned out everything else through the calendar year — starting with...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Joe Nichols, yet another hunky country singer with a feel-good vibe, will headline the sixth annual 103.1 WIRK Rib Round Up on March 7 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre, the radio station announced Monday.
The concert also will include Craig Morgan, Gloriana,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:25 PM
On a night dominated by women present (Miranda Lambert) and absent (Taylor Swift), Luke Bryan won the top prize at this year's CMA Awards.
Bryan won entertainer of the year on strength of his 2013 LP "Crash My Party," an album of high-spirited, hard-...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:11 PM
A country superstar gone proudly (and successfully) pop, Taylor Swift was nowhere to be seen at the 48th annual Country Music Assn. Awards.
But, boy, was her presence felt.
Who else to credit -- or blame -- for the show’s opening sequence, which...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 8:48 AM
“They say you are who you hang with,” Kimberly Schlapman declares on the new album by Little Big Town, and for this coed country group, that’s turned out to be a boon.
Once viewed as a kind of lower-wattage version of Lady Antebellum...