| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:58 AM
When Cassadee Pope introduced herself to America — at least the segment that watches reality singing competitions — two years ago on NBC's “The Voice,” she sang Natalie Imbruglia's hit, “Torn,” to a huge ovation.
| 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 “...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:42 AM
"America's Got Talent" usually rules Tuesday nights these days, but ABC will throw "CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock" at the NBC contest tonight.
ABC is giving all of prime time, 8 to 11 p.m., to the event hosted by Little Big Town. The...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
On the last day of the Allentown Fair, Abby Sterner could hold her head high. Fancy, her 3-year-old Brown Swiss, had been named Supreme Champion Dairy Cow.
"The judge really likes the quality of her udder … the fullness and the way it's attached,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:34 AM
It was a down year for Allentown Fair concerts in terms of attendance.
The fair’s six headline music shows (not including last night’s demolition derby) drew 35,353 people – down a whopping 14,000 from last year. There were no...
| 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...