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  • Jack Bruce, bassist with classic rock trio Cream, dead at 71

    Jack Bruce, whose muscular yet melodic bass lines helped power the bluesy British rock trio Cream, died Saturday at 71, according to a post on the musician's Facebook page. "It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce the passing of our...
  • Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize

    Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize
    It was 1975 and I was a college freshman when Patti Smith's first album, "Horses," arrived in a Milwaukee record store. I didn't know anything about her music, hadn't heard a note. But that album cover was enough to stop traffic. It intrigued, haunted...
  • Jack Bruce, Cream bassist, dies at 71

    Jack Bruce, Cream bassist, dies at 71
    Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Oct. 25 at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by his family on his official website. No cause of death was...
  • Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dies at 71

    Jack Bruce, the Scottish bassist and singer best known for his work with 1960s hard rock pioneers Cream, died on Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Bruce's death was announced by his family on his official website. No cause of death was...
  • Neil Diamond adds second show at Allentown's PPL Center

    Neil Diamond adds second show at Allentown's PPL Center
    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neil Diamond’s Feb. 27 concert at Allentown’s PPL Center won’t be solitary, man. The arena has announced on its website that because of high demand, Diamond will perform a second show on March 1. Tickets...
  • Legendary trumpet player Herb Alpert, in Sellersville tonight, still looking to take people places with music

    Legendary trumpet player Herb Alpert, in Sellersville tonight, still looking to take people places with music
    Renowned trumpeter Herb Alpert has had an incredible career of highlights over the past 55 years – and recognition for it. He’s had more than 40 songs that were Top 30 hits on the Adult Contemporary and R&B charts – including six No....
  • Lou Reed, NIN, Green Day are among Rock Hall nominees for 2015

    Lou Reed, NIN, Green Day are among Rock Hall nominees for 2015
    Velvet Underground founding member Lou Reed, punk-pop band Green Day, industrial dance-rock group Nine Inch Nails and ‘80s Brit-pop group the Smiths are among the 15 pop music acts that appear on the final nominees ballot for Rock and Roll Hall of...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 other acts that should be in

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 <i>other</i> acts that should be in
    Pardon me while I feign outrage for a fake institution. The annual conundrum known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees list was announced Thursday, and it's as baffling as ever. In fact, so shaky is its philosophical foundation that arguing seems...
  • PPL Center: 'Much more than just hockey'

    PPL Center: 'Much more than just hockey'
    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,...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't
    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,...
  • Dave Rawlings Machine and John Paul Jones stay true to roots

    Dave Rawlings Machine and John Paul Jones stay true to roots
    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...