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Music & Nightlife Archive: May, 2012
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Donna Summer, RIP
Thu, May 17, 2012, 12:08 PM
TMZ is reporting that Donna Summer, the disco and pop diva who was a consistent, underrated 1970s radio hit maker with songs like "Last Dance...
The Best/Worst Jazz Album Ever (and Other New Releases)
Tue, May 15, 2012, 1:55 PM
The Holy Grail of jazz albums has finally arrived on CD today. It's still driving me crazy. Lured to Toronto on May 15, 1953 by a bunch of...
Philadelphia Folk Festival lineup announced: Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and John Hiatt are headliners
Tue, May 15, 2012, 8:17 PM
Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and John Hiatt will be among the Americana guitar pickers at the 51st annual Philadelphia Folk Festival on the...
Interview: Jay-Z on the 'Made In America' festival, "the only city to rival Motown," and his diaper changing skills
Mon, May 14, 2012, 2:35 PM
After his press conference with Mayor Michael Nutter this morning, Jay-Z sat down for an interview with me atop the steps of the Philadelphia...
Jay-Z to headline and program 'Made In America' festival on Ben Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend
Sun, May 13, 2012, 7:31 PM
UPDATED May 14th, 11:19 am "Philadelphia is a great music town, everybody knows that," said Mayor Nutter as he introduced Jay-Z , who took...
Jay-Z, Mayor Nutter to announce Labor Day weekend concert festival on Monday
Sun, May 13, 2012, 6:45 PM
Jay-Z will join Mayor Nutter atop the Art Museum steps at 10:30 Monday to announce a multi-day concert festival called Made in America over...
Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at Harrah's Philadelphia kicks off historic week for casino entertainment
Fri, May 11, 2012, 9:05 AM
Friday’s ceremony officially marking the name change of Harrah’s Chester to Harrah’s Philadelphia (see below) is only one...
Lucky Oceans in Narberth
Thu, May 10, 2012, 4:58 PM
Lucky Oceans, the Philadelphia-reared steel guitar playing founding member of Western Swing kings Asleep at the Wheel has lived in Australia...