Sunday, May 3, 2015

Music/Nightlife

She shows serious acting chops in her new pic, The Age of Adaline, and she's devoted to her hub, Ryan Reynolds, and their 5-month-old daughter, James. Now Blake Lively has set her eyes on college.
The sheer number of songs in I Love a Piano wouldn't surprise an Irving Berlin scholar - but their power and number astounded in Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley's musical tribute.
Tickets for Paul McCartney’s first Philadelphia show in five years weren’t on the market very long.
Operas written at the dawn of the art form have blank-slate possibilities: Presented here on Wednesday under John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi's 1607 Orfeo was a time-travel experience from a world we can barely imagine, while also presenting a viable future model for how special-interest pieces can live outside the opera house.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Live Nation wants music lovers to add National Concert Day to their calendars.
D’Angelo is following up the surprise release of his 2014 album Black Messiah with a batch of tour dates that includes a stop at the Keswick Theatre.
Although it has announced it’s closing, Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre isn't yet down for the count.
Jethro Tull, Minstrel in the Gallery (40th anniv.); My Morning Jacket, The Waterfall; Josh Groban, Stages; Best Coast, California Nights; Ciara, Jackie
Shelby Lynne was already a veteran when she won the Best New Artist Grammy for 1999's I Am Shelby Lynne. But the deserved acclaim for that album, which last year was reissued in a deluxe edition, did not translate into long-term mainstream success, and Lynne has settled into a career as an outsider. I Can't Imagine, her 13th album (not including a Christmas collection), is another in a string of earthy, forceful roots records.