| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Two years ago I was in Cleveland for a wedding and made it my business to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the shore of Lake Erie. This museum is no mistake by the lake.
I believe the Lucas museum would offer Chicagoans and our many...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Whether it's Darlene Love's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" or Wilson Pickett's swinging take on "Silver Bells," R&B music always has been a reliable holiday soundtrack.
This year, the Isley Brothers and singer Angie Stone will add their voices to...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Gunnar and Matthew Nelson admitted Wednesday at Sellersville Theater 1894 that their late father, 1950 and ‘60s TV star and singer Ricky Nelson, wouldn’t have wanted a tribute like the show they were doing for him.
“Luckily, God gave...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 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...
| 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
Yusuf Islam, the singer and songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, will undertake his first North American tour in 35 years in conjunction with the release of a new album, "Tell 'Em I'm Gone," on Oct. 27.
The North American tour, which follows a...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The Isley Brothers and soul singer Angie Stone will perform in the "Ultimate Holiday Experience," a concert slated for Dec. 26 at the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Ticketmaster.com...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"Last man standing!" said the 79-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis with a hearty laugh, speaking by phone from Manhattan.
A founder of rock 'n' roll, Lewis is indeed last of the many luminaries discovered by Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, which included Elvis...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Paul Revere, a teenage businessman who found an outlet for his entrepreneurial spirit in the form of 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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Jack Bruce, whose muscular yet melodic bass lines helped power the bluesy British rock trio Cream, died Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71.
His death was confirmed by his publicist, Claire Singers, who told the Associated Press the...