| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Like a lot of rock stars of the 1970s, Billy Joel has lost some hair and perhaps added a few inches to his waistline.
"I'm Billy's dad," the singer joked in the opening moments of a 2007 concert at the old Amway Arena. "Billy will be out in a little...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The band you hear performing "Crazy on You" on the radio no longer exists. That was an early version of Heart, the Seattle rock band fronted by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, including lead guitarist Roger Fisher and bassist Steve Fossen. Yet because...
| 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 12, 2014
| 8:07 PM
With nearly 50 years in the music business, a half-dozen iconic 1960s hits such as "Good Lovin'" with The Young Rascals, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it might seem like Felix Cavaliere has done it all.
Yet, despite playing annual...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:01 PM
With nearly 50 years in the music business, a half-dozen iconic 1960s hits such as “Good Lovin’” with The Young Rascals, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it might seem like Felix Cavaliere has done it all.
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:53 AM
It was more than 50 years ago that singer Darlene Love had her biggest hit, the 1962 girl-group song “He’s a Rebel” with The Crystals, and her last hit, the 1963 holiday hit “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).”
Yet in a...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The best-selling pop duo of all time is returning to Sands Bethlehem Event Center.
Hall and Oates, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, will perform at the center at 8 p.m. Feb. 26, it was just announced.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Texas blues-rock guitar hero Stevie Ray Vaughan and his band Double Trouble are the runaway fan favorites for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2015, according to just-concluded balloting at the hall’s website.
Vaughan, who died at...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A case could be made that motor vehicles run a close second to electric guitars in the hierarchy of technological devices that have shaped Neil Young's life.
The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee underscored that point in his just-published...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Following reports of its drummer's arrest in New Zealand on charges of arranging two killings, the band AC/DC said Phil Rudd's arrest would not affect the release of its upcoming album or tour.
"We've only become aware of Phil's arrest as the news...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:21 PM
It seems each generation discovers a new Stevie Wonder.
In the early 1960s, he was the musical boy genius who at 13 became the youngest artist to ever have a No. 1 record, with "Fingertips — Part 1 & 2." In the later 1960s, he was the R&B artist...