| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Mayor Ed Pawlowski pledged Allentown's PPL Center would be "much more than just a hockey arena" when officials announced in January that Comcast would manage the arena.
He said it would be a "multipurpose venue" that would offer concerts, trade shows,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Dave Rawlings waited until the final moments of his concert Monday night to introduce his mandolin player — which wouldn't have seemed surprising if the guy in question hadn't been a world-famous rock star.
That's a reasonable way to describe John...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Paul Revere, a keyboard player who formed a campy rock ‘n’ roll band that capitalized on his name, wore Revolutionary War-era costumes and cranked out a string of grungy hits in the mid-1960s, has died. The founder of Paul Revere and the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:03 AM
The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony may well go into the books for its "Who'd have thought?" surrealistic moments.
Yusuf, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, nailed one at the beginning of his acceptance speech when he quipped: "I never...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Four decades after they first put on the makeup and the stacked heels, KISS is back out on the road and pulling into the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Friday night.
Guitarist Paul Stanley and bass player Gene Simmons remain from the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
NORWALK — Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Paul Simon and his wife, recording artist Edie Brickell, appeared in court Monday to face domestic violence charges stemming from a dispute at their New Canaan home Saturday night.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will salute the Everly Brothers at the institution’s annual Music Masters tribute concert on Oct. 25. An all-star affair that will be emceed by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, the event will feature performances by...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:40 PM
My, Lorde, you sure can sing — and swear too.
In case you missed it, the precocious New Zealand teen with the unique voice — and the performing style she copied from Joe Cocker — helped induct Nirvana into the Rock and Roll Hall of...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Filmmakers have long been drawn to stories of iconic musicians, and it's easy to see why: They come pre-packaged with charismatic characters, a rise-to-fame story arc (with the occasional fall from grace), a built-in audience and a killer soundtrack. None...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The first single from Neil Young’s forthcoming “Storeytone” album, due in November, has been released, and in characteristically idiosyncratic fashion, the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member has simultaneously released three...