Ted Nash to headline free Jazz Lives Philadelphia concert at Met Opera House in North Phily

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The Metropolitan Opera House of Philadelphia - the hulking white building on the corner of north Broad and Poplar Streets - has a storied past... Read more

Sharon Jones, the musical dynamo who led the soul revival

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More bad music news has arrived with the death of Sharon Jones, the indomitable singer and dynamic live performer who sparked the soul music... Read more

'Everybody's Crying Mercy' and other timeless Mose Allison songs

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The jazz and blues singer Mose Allison, who died on Tuesday at age 89, was a sardonic songwriter with a flair for leavening a depressive world... Read more

Leonard Cohen at the Academy was one of Philly's best concerts ever

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The harshest put-down Leonard Cohen ever delivered is a line in “Hallelujah,” the song that became the Canadian song-poet’s... Read more

Beyonce's pantsuit, Tim Kaine's playlist, and other Presidential pop music news

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It’s been a busy final weekend for pop cultural Presidential campaigning. Stevie Wonder and Katy Perry stumped for Hillary Clinton... Read more

'Where's Our Love Song?': Talking Clinton, Trump, music and positivity with Stevie Wonder

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Stevie Wonder is stumping for Hillary Clinton. On Friday night, the joyous musical genius played a GOTV (Get Out The Vote) concert for the... Read more

Music Picks: Seratones, Bobby Rush, Locos Por Juana

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Seratones Led by A.J. Haynes - a poised, big-voiced, Baptist Church-reared singer with an Angela Davis-style Afro and an affection for... Read more

Dylan's Nobel prize settles debate: Rock lyrics are poetry

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Bob Dylan is the songwriter who opened up the doors of possibility to all who followed. He was the mysterious bard with a guitar who sent out... Read more