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  • FitzGerald's American Music Fest features 40 bands in four days

    FitzGerald's American Music Fest features 40 bands in four days
    "I like the way the dates lined up here," quipped Bill FitzGerald, owner of FitzGerald's in Berwyn, of the venue's annual American Music Festival. In its 34th year, the American Music Festival has become an event to count on, and this year's festival...
  • Superchunk singer revisits awkward, emotional youth and its soundtrack

    Superchunk singer revisits awkward, emotional youth and its soundtrack
    Mac McCaughan didn't have a particularly troubled adolescence, but life on the way to forming his fabled indie-rock band Superchunk still brimmed with discoveries, musical and otherwise, that have shaped him ever since. Though those experiences have...
  • Outdoor concerts guide: western suburbs

    Outdoor concerts guide: western suburbs
    It's time once again for the annual roundup of suburban outdoor concerts, created to help you enjoy these few months of the Midwest's best weather to its fullest. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets, put the babies in strollers, arm the kids with soap...
  • Summer festival guide: western suburbs

    Summer festival guide: western suburbs
    It's that time of year again — time to get a snow cone, let it drip, and wander the streets in search of fine art, music or maybe even a cool, antique car. Whatever your interests are, you are sure to find something to enjoy this season given the...
  • Music listings in greater Annapolis, Baltimore and D.C.

    Music listings in greater Annapolis, Baltimore and D.C.
    City Annapolis Towne Center, 1906 Towne Centre Blvd, Annapolis, 410-573-9050. •Weird Science, 7 p.m. Friday. •Misspent Youth, 7 p.m. June 19. Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis, 410-263-3924. •Baltimore Women'...
  • Bluesman Tommy Castro, playing in Bethlehem, in it for the long haul

    Bluesman Tommy Castro, playing in Bethlehem, in it for the long haul
    Tommy Castro wants to keep his guitar in his hands, his mouth at the microphone and his boots on stage for as long as he can. "I have every intention of going out like John Lee Hooker," Castro says in a phone interview. "I'm not stopping anytime soon. I...
  • TICKET BOX: Reba at Musikfest, Brian McKnight at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Slash at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater among nearly 50 new shows

    TICKET BOX: Reba at Musikfest, Brian McKnight at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Slash at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater among nearly 50 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Reba at Musikfest’s main Steel Stage, Brian McKnight at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Mary Lambert at Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest Center and Slash at Stroudsburg’s...
  • Elton John, The Who will headline 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest

    Elton John, The Who will headline 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest
    When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival landed Sir Elton John to perform in May, organizers say they also worked hard to craft an entire day that hits all the right notes with a parade of piano royalty. On May 2, the day the "Rocket Man" singer-...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...