| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:39 AM
After confirming a week ago that Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Dr. John would headline its fifth annual RiverJazz festival, ArtsQuest on Friday revealed more of the lineup, including 12-time Grammy Award nominees Spryo Gyra and saxophonist David...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 7:25 PM
Bob Dylan announced his 2015 U.S. tour schedule online Thursday including a stop at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
The tour will also have stops in St. Augustine, Clearwater and Fort Lauderdale.
Dylan and his band will perform at the...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:49 AM
The Grand Victoria Casino Wednesday announced two of the concerts that will be part of its third season of shows at Festival Park, with George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot set for June 6 and Heart and Los Lonely Boys set...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The grousing from some fans claiming that Cat Stevens shouldn’t have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year because his music was too subdued to qualify as “rock” ignored a more relevant point.
In his decade-plus...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The biggest hurdle to a contemporary music act making a Christmas show work is balance.
Too much Christmas, particularly if it’s not done well, and the audience wonders why they came. Too little Christmas and they wonder why it’s a holiday...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Congratulations to the new herd of musicians just named as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Minus the context, all have proved themselves notable enough to be part of a trending topic for a few days per year, as well as serving as pawns in a...
| 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 16, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Just as Lehigh Valley Music said they should be.
Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Happy New Year everyone! As I write this I don’t know how our float, “To the Rescue” fared in its New Year’s Day trip down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. Stay tuned next week.
I hope you had a good holiday season. I was up in...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:49 AM
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has filed for divorce from his wife of 13 years.
Court documents filed Tuesday in Los Angeles cite irreconcilable differences for Slash and Perla Hudson's split. Slash's real name is Saul Hudson.
He and Perla...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Veteran singer-songwriter Billy Joel has been busy with a monthly residency at Madison Square Garden in New York, but he'll be in Orlando to ring in 2015.
In case you missed it, the Piano Man will be in an Orlando state of mind on Dec. 31, one of the...