Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Music/Nightlife

Rascal Flatts will be the second big beach concert in Atlantic City this summer, four days after Maroon 5 plays. Neither concert will be free.
Though she was absent, Beyonce won three BET Awards, including video of the year for "7/11," while Chris Brown and Nicki...
Here are our concert picks for some of our favorite Philly music venues.
Judging by the schedule at the inaugural Big Barrel Country Music Festival - which has been going in Dover, Del., since Friday...
DOVER, Del. - The battle for country music's soul is being waged on side-by-side stages this weekend at the inaugural Big...
If you were planning on seeing Yasiin Bey (a.k.a. Mos Def) perform at Union Transfer in July, well … never mind.
On the face of things, teaming Canadian band Barenaked Ladies with Milwaukee's geekiest folk-punks, the Violent Femmes -...
Sunday Good folk Husband-and-wife duo Mike + Ruthy play power-pop Americana on a three-band bill at 8 p.m. at Bourbon & Branch...
The hard-core classical lover isn't exactly settling when he goes to hear an entire evening of Gershwin. As a melodist, Gershwin...
For all their success - a Grammy and several other big music awards; chart-topping Billboard music - Imagine Dragons, like Rodney Dangerfield, get little respect.
Day 1 of Big Barrel in Dover, Delaware, on the Firefly fest grounds.
The lineup for the fourth annual Budweiser Made in America festival has finally been announced, and the big star headliners are...
D'Angelo has a lot of lost time to make up for. The Virginia soul man, who played a sweaty, muscular, unrelenting, nearly two-hour show at the Keswick Theatre on Tuesday, has been more absent than present during his two-decade career.
US-MUSIC-TAYLOR-SWIFT-APPLE:Taylor Swift to put hit album '1989' on Apple Music
It was an offer you couldn't refuse: a classic film, a great score, a great classical orchestra.
'This is the way we do it," Mission of Burma's Peter Prescott said from his drum kit at Boot & Saddle Thursday. "This is the way we've always done it. And that's all there is to it."
Two words best summarize the career-spanning performance the three Canadian dudes collectively known as Rush delivered Thursday evening at a sold-out Wells Fargo Center: extraordinary production.
Amateur and student photographers will once again have the opportunity to work with a pro to hone in on their concert photography skills. Their subjects? Snoop Dogg, O.A.R. and 3 Doors Down.
There’s something that happens when you hear Parlour Tricks’ “Requiem.” It could be the thundering piano or the lush three-part harmonies or sing-along inciting chorus, but whatever it is, you’re left feeling convinced that this could be the song of the summer.
Mackenzie Scott is tired of talking about religion. About her Southern upbringing. About the effect adoption has had on her work.
The lineup for the fourth annual Budweiser Made in America festival has been announced, and the big star headliners are pop queen Beyoncé, who also headlined in 2013 (and who is married to festival curator Jay Z), and Canadian crooner the Weeknd (a.k.a. Abel Tesfaye) who was also recently featured at the Roots Picnic.
Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Sunday at World Cafe Live. The jazz and funk bassist extraordinaire, once a member of Ornette Coleman's Prime Time, has played with everyone from the Roots to Carlos Santana. Opening for Saxofour, Sunday at World Cafe Live.
Legendary Philly oldies DJ Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater, kicks off the July 4 weekend down the Shore by celebrating three-quarters of a century of being the Boss with the Hot Sauce. Special guests. Thursday at Memories in Margate.
Neil Young follows his muse, or in this case, his rage. The Monsanto Years is an album-length rant recorded with Willie Nelson's sons Lukas and Micah in which the Farm Aid co-founder targets his venom mostly at agricultural giant Monsanto (and also Starbucks).
A garden party need not be a staid, tame affair of tea sandwiches and wine spritzers.
The Happy Together Tour that sold out the Keswick Theatre on Wednesday was stuck - gleefully - in the American flower-power 1960s. Flo & Eddie of the Turtles (whose 1967 hit lent the show its name), the Buckinghams, the Association, the Grass Roots, the Cowsills, and Mark Lindsay (from Paul Revere and the Raiders) rippled through sunshiny harmonies, dewy rhythms, and lilting melodies.
To make things a little interesting, let’s say one adds Tinder — a draining virtual version of socializing on steroids — to an equally as, albeit physical, oppressive situation, a music festival. You’ve got a match made in comatose heaven.
Friday-Sunday Nice moves Fringe faves Almanac Dance Circus Theatre describes its second major show, Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes, as "an absurd and contemplative tapestry of sublime human idiocy, isolationist seafarer cults, and the kinds of people that devote their liv
In Concert The Academy of Music Broad & Locust Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.academyofmusic.org. Celtic Woman. $38-$73. 6/26. 7:30 pm.