| Jul 11, 2014
The intensity and urgency in Kip Moore's songs has prompted a comparison he likes: A writer for "Music Row Magazine" called Moore "a hillbilly Springsteen."
"Those who know me know how fiery I am," says Moore, who plays Friday night in West Palm Beach...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:40 AM
In addition to being a stellar country singer, Tim McGraw has also been blessed by the gift of being able to make good decisions. He strayed just far away enough from country by doing that duet with Nelly, he extended his brand adroitly with his acting...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have been married for 20 years and have four children, but their musical careers have largely been solo affairs. Oh, sure, they've contributed to each other's albums, but for the most part Willis has earned acclaim as a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:54 PM
It was a down year for Allentown Fair's grandstand concerts in terms of attendance. The fair's six headline music shows (not including Monday's demolition derby) drew 35,353 people — down a whopping 14,000 from last year.
There were no sellouts,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week:
1. MADE IN AMERICA FESTIVAL
Kanye West and the National on Aug. 30. On Aug. 31, Pharell Williams, Kings of Leon, Tiesto and Kongos, who just headlined a show at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:44 PM
When Tim McGraw toured in summer 2011, he had already completed his album "Emotional Traffic" and named his outing the "Emotional Traffic" tour.
This summer, McGraw is calling his road trip the "Sundown Heaven Town" tour, a nod to his next studio album....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Country singer Tim McGraw never was the kid-running-around-stage type of performer like Luke Bryan.
So now, at 47 and after 20 years of topping the charts, McGraw seems to have started a smooth and subtle transition into legacy artist, as was obvious...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same.
Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds).
Its Labor Day run.
And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:12 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — It was a one-two punch in the gut from two of country's biggest stars.
Last fall, Zac Brown declared Luke Bryan's "That's My Kind of Night" the "worst song I've ever heard." This winter, Carrie Underwood called out country radio,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Bethlehem's Musikfest this year was blessed with near-perfect concert weather — with cool summer nights.
But on the festival's final night, headliner Keith Urban heated things up with a wildly entertaining evening of summer songs that were hot,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:08 AM
From the start of her major label career in 2005, Miranda Lambert has brought an uncensored point of view to mainstream country. “As a songwriter my fans expect me to be honest,” says the country star.
Lambert’s new album “...