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Leon Russell: The silver-haired pianist remains in serious competition with ZZ Top for the most prodigious facial hair in rock ‘n’ roll. He’s also kept his chops up as a performer, dipping into a songbook that spans “A Song for...
Leon Russell: The silver-haired pianist remains in serious competition with ZZ Top for the most prodigious facial hair in rock. He's also kept his chops up as a performer, dipping into a songbook that spans "A Song for You" and "Tightrope" through his...
ON SALE THIS WEEK The Anti-Social Comedy Tour, featuring Amy Schumer, Artie Lange, Dave Attell and Jim Norton, 7:30 p.m. July 20, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd., http://www.SandsEventCenter.com, http://www.Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000....
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA musical icon who helped Sands Bethlehem Event Center open last May will return for an encore performance to help the center celebrate its first anniversary, the venue just announced. Paul Anka, who was among the first run of high-profile......
Once pegged as "the smart Monkee," singer, songwriter and guitarist Michael Nesmith is now embarking on his first U.S. solo tour in more than two decades. Nesmith shot to fame after "The Monkees" series premiered in 1966, and though he recently reunited...
Former Chicagoan Ron Pen holds a very lengthy and lofty title at the University of Kentucky in Lexington: Professor; Director, John Jacob Niles Center for American Music; Coordinator, Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology. You might think him...
Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
TAVARES — Known for more seriously themed dance performances, the Moore Dance Project returns to the annual African-American Heritage Festival bringing a Motown beat. Opening the two-day free event at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, the contemporary...
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If you saw the Tedeschi Trucks Band in Boca Raton on Saturday (Sunshine Blues Festival review here), you don’t need much more reason to seek out tickets to the 2013 Wanee Music Festival than to know that they are part of this year’s impressive...
Leon Russell left home at 17 to tour with Jerry Lee Lewis. He anchored George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in 1971. Elton John loves him. Little Feat have played their own blend of New Orleans swamp boogie since 1969, and Jimmy Page once called...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWelcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. This week, new shows by Backstreet Boys, Ill Nino and Taylor Swift are among more than 20 concerts for which we have new information. Here's the list: Backstreet......
Change of SubjectTwo uploads from 'The Dinner Party Download' podcast (a rerun, actually) from American Public Media aired this weekend. First, a good, clean joke: "Hedgehogs? Why can't they just share the hedge?" Second, a minor hit song from 1971 by Delaney......
Jun 17, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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Feb 1, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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Aug 20, 2012 | Chicago Tribune
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