| Aug 22, 2014
County music again holds its position as the genre of choice at Allentown Fair, which starts Tuesday, with the third year in a row that half of the six headliners in the grandstand are country artists. Three heavy-hitting country shows......
| Aug 23, 2014
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......
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Holiday specials are the big events this week, but several series go big, too. The highlights:
Can "Peter Pan Live!" be another "Sound of Music Live!" for NBC? Last year's live telecast of "Music" drew a surprising 18.6 million viewers, bolstering NBC'...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Miranda Lambert won the first award of the night, single of the year, for her song "Automatic" at the 48th Country Music Assn. Awards. Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally followed with a win for song of the year for "Follow Your Arrow."...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Sometimes, bigger still is better.
There were many great concerts by smaller or lessor-known acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 163 shows I attended this year it’s not a coincidence that mostof the year’s best were the biggest...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:13 PM
For a good hour-and-a-half Wednesday night, it looked like the old Ryan Adams wasn't going to show.
Then something went wrong with the sound system, and all of a sudden there he was: the tempestuous singer-songwriter once known as alt-country's enfant...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:08 PM
A year that gave us much exuberant pop music about being happy, shaking it off, keeping it fancy and/or letting go of problems — "the past is in the past," sings Idina Menzel in "Let It Go" — had little need for the starker realities either...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:41 PM
When it comes to artists who are nominated for 2015 Grammy Awards, the Lehigh Valley has been blessed.
Of course there’s the most famous Lehigh Valley area native – Taylor Swift, who was born in Reading and raised in Wyomissing.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:00 PM
It's the time of year for holiday cheer … and Grammy nominations.
Traditionally the Recording Academy has revealed which artists were nice (or naughty) enough to make the cut through a prime-time concert special. This time, things were...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:08 PM
SIMSBURY — It all started when Lisa Heller was 15 and rewrote the lyrics to the song "Hey, Soul Sister" to "Hey, Grandmother" to perform for her grandmother's birthday.
Since then, the 18-year-old Simsbury native has written 26 original songs ...