| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
A Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who is among the Top 30 best-selling music artists of all time will open his new tour at Allentown's PPL Center, according to his website.
Neil Diamond will perform Feb. 27 at the center, the site says. It is likely...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
An exhibit featuring an urn filled with the late DJ Alan Freed’s ashes was recently removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, just a week or so after Beyoncé’s wardrobe moved in.
The overlapping events birthed...