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  • Swamp things: Jimmy Thackery, Marcia Ball at Funky Biscuit

    Swamp things: Jimmy Thackery, Marcia Ball at Funky Biscuit
    Beginning with his days as lead guitarist for the legendary Washington, D.C.-based Nighthawks, Thackery has opened for and recorded with an impressive list of blues greats, including Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Robert Cray....
  • Robison and Willis collaborate on more than a marriage

    Robison and Willis collaborate on more than a marriage
    Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have been married for 20 years and have four children, but their musical careers have largely been solo affairs. Oh, sure, they've contributed to each other's albums, but for the most part Willis has earned acclaim as a...
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
  • Zydeco champ C.J. Chenier and band to play post-Mardi Gras party in Williamsburg

    Zydeco champ C.J. Chenier and band to play post-Mardi Gras party in Williamsburg
    The Corner Pocket in Williamsburg has for years maintained a joyous connection between Virginia's colonial capital and New Orleans. From Marcia Ball to Geno Delafose, many top Louisiana players have rocked the restaurant and billiards room. The...
  • Marcia Ball at Bamboo Room

    Marcia Ball at Bamboo Room
    Marcia Ball: The Louisiana-raised swamp-blues and zydeco pianist is experiencing a creative peak these days, having collected a 2013 Living Blues Readers' Award for Most Outstanding Keyboardist — her ninth BMA — and four Grammy nominations,...
  • Best local spots to hear original music | The DP List

    Best local spots to hear original music | The DP List
    When it comes to live music in clubs, bold listeners seek out the strange rather than the familiar. Of course, that's not always an easy task. While there's no shortage of live music spots in Hampton Roads, ones that feature original music aren't...
  • REVIEW: Levitt Pavilion's third season kickoff offers the things that make it great

     
    Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks kicked off its third season Friday with the things that make the outdoor lawn venue at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem what it is: Great weather; good, free music; and a cool atmosphere. Mike Mettalia and The......
  • TICKET BOX: Black Crowes at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Justin Timberlake at Wells Fargo Center

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. The Black Crowes at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, The Mavericks at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, and Justin Timberlake at Wells Fargo Center are among 35 shows for......
  • How to buy the best seats for psychic Sylvia Brown and blues-rocker Delbert McClinton at Keswick Theatre before they go on sale

     
    Sylvia Brown may be the best psychic in the world, but even without her powers, Lehigh valley Music can tell you how to buy the best seats to her May 1 show at Kewsick Theatre in Glenside before they go......
  • UPDATE: Punk queen to play concert for charity at Levitt Pavilion in Bethlehem

     
    The queen of punk rock will play Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in Bethlehem next month, but the audience won’t be just raising its fists for her music. It will be raising funds for a cause. Joan Jett, who started the......