Sunday, August 30, 2015

Music/Nightlife

Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally of Beach House are not prolific, and the Baltimore dream-pop duo don't bother reinventing...
The Great Allentown Fair. The place to be for pop-metal, country, and EDM this week is up the Northeast extension of the...
Other upcoming pop shows: Royal Headache, The J. Geils Band.
Nicki Minaj will open the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday, MTV has announced.
The Buena Vista Social Club album, which came out in 1997, may not have had a direct impact on this summer's changes in the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Bieber will be back on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards.
'Help me out here," Van Halen's David Lee Roth said just before reaching the chorus of "In a Simple Rhyme"...
Since she's a young woman of many talents — she’s got a memoir, a shoe line, was drafted to the Harlem Globetrotters, won...
The Isley Brothers released The RCA Victor and T-Neck Album Masters (1959-1983) last week, a collection of 21 of their albums that unfurl with crisply remastered productions, rare tracks, and the never-released Wild in Woodstock: Live at Bearsville Sound Studio 1980.
Peter Helmis sits at a corner table in Fishtown’s Kraftwork. He’s with his band mates Joe Reinhart, Nate Dionne and Nick Tazza and they’re discussing their upcoming album over a few beers. It’s their debut as Dogs on Acid, out on Jade Tree this Friday.
Beyonce and The Weeknd bring in the crowds.
Sunday American tragedy Famed for its behind-the-scenes meta-drama - the last film for Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, with a stellar turn by a fragile Montgomery Clift and a script by Monroe's estranged husband, Arthur Miller - John Huston's classic 1961 drama,
The 44th annual fete founded by Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley in Woodstown, N.J., will feature Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, and Sister Sadie, among many others. Friday to Sunday at the Salem County Fairgrounds.
Casinos Borgata Hotel & Casino 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 609-317-1000. www.theborgata.com. Lisa Lampanelli. $49.50-$59.50. 8/28. 8 pm. Art Garfunkel. $35-$45. 8/28. 9 pm. Jim Gaffigan. $45-$55. 8/29. 7-10 pm. Gregg Allman. $59-$79. 8/30. 7 pm. Bay Atlantic Symphony: Classically Viennese. $25. 8/30. 5 pm.
In Concert Dante Hall Theater of the Arts 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City; 609-344-8877. Dylan Fest AC. $20. 8/28. 7:30 pm.
Friday End of the world The rocky northwest edge of Spain, in Galicia, bordering - and battered by - the Atlantic Ocean, is known as the Coast of Death, given its history of shipwrecks. The Romans called the windswept and misty interior Finis-terrae, or "world's end,"
Taylor Swift wrapped up her run of 1989 shows at LA’s Staples Center on Wednesday, bringing out former Friends star Lisa Kudrow to perform the iconic “Smelly Cat” track from the show.
When trying to compare the American crossover popularity of their music to other artists from their homeland of Australia, Royal Headache drummer Chris “Shortty” Shortt immediately resorts to naming Gotye.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Hey Jude, Paul McCartney is finally coming to central Pennsylvania.
Who ever thought we’d see the day when an EDM giant, a ‘90s boy band wonder and a violinist would share the same bill?
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As if the Video Music Awards weren't going to get enough attention with Miley Cyrus as its host, MTV has now announced that it will be honoring Kanye West with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Bruce Springsteen's landmark album Born to Run turns 40 today. And because we haven't attended the Church of Springsteen in far too long (for real Bruce...
While it seemed like the book had been closed on the Grateful Dead following their “Fare Thee Well” reunion concerts in Chicago last month, the Dead haven’t been buried just yet.
For the last several summers in Atlantic City, sage guitarist and all-around-brand Carlos Santana (he's got his own shoes, cologne, and tequila) has opened up and hit on his roots as a Mexican-born titan of psychedelic rock and Latin music. Last year's album, Corazón, was his first to celebrate his ethnic heritage in funky yet traditional fashion while conjuring rope-a-doping rhythms and scorching guitar lines.
The usual favorites were not in favor at Monday's announcement of the Barrymore Awards nominations for excellence in theater.
Luke Bryan, the country singer with the coolly emotive voice, showed last week on the Billboard charts just how popular he is. His new album, Kill the Lights, debuted atop the chart, topping even the sound track to Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A. biopic some are calling the film of the summer and maybe the year.
Show Me a Hero. Paul Haggis, William F. Zorzi, and David Simon's six-part drama about a 1980s desegregation and housing battle in Yonkers, N.Y., not only features Winona Ryder, Bob Balaban, and Catherine Keener in supporting roles alongside the great Oscar Isaac; it's also full of well-chosen Bruce Springsteen songs, starting with the rescued-from-obscurity "Gave It a Name," which played as a full-length scene-setter in the debut episode. Sunday at 9 p.m. on HBO.
There are two weeks of unofficial summer left, and the autumnal equinox doesn't arrive until Sept. 23. That means it's still road-trip season, still time to get your motor runnin' and head out on the highway, as Steppenwolf sang in "Born to Be Wild," a song identified with 1969's Easy Rider but also featured in my favorite road movie, the 1985 Al