Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Music/Nightlife

Launched in 1958, the Monterey Jazz Festival now stands as one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the world and has become one of the flagship events of the jazz calendar. It would be difficult to name a legend of the last six decades who hasn't played the festival; its lineups have boasted the likes of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, and countless others.
Hall & Oates will head back home to Philadelphia in July for a stop on their recently revealed summer tour — an announcement...
NEW YORK (AP) - Taylor Swift leads the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards with eight nominations, followed by The Weeknd with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rihanna is joining the list of performers at the Grammy Awards later this month.
South Street this spring, the University of Maryland this fall.
Launched in 1958, the Monterey Jazz Festival now stands as one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the world and has...
Have a wardrobe malfunction at the Super Bowl and you'll live to see another day. But woe unto the artist who comes onto...
As they head into a three-night stand at the Fillmore tonight, the Disco Biscuits say that healthy, low-key living wears...
The Jimmy Buffett musical will have its world premiere next year somewhere nice and warm - the La Jolla Playhouse in California...
Also playing Hersheypark Stadium.
Last night, Beyoncé took the opportunity of playing in front of millions at Super Bowl 50, during a halftime show she technically wasn't even...
MY KIDS can always tell when I'm listening to a song by the "Elements of the Universe, ladies and gentleman," as the jocks on old black radio would sometimes introduce Earth, Wind and Fire. I'd close my eyes and twist up my face. I'd tighten my fists as the horns would rise. By the time the lyrics settled about my head, I was already gone. Singing along. Feeling a sacred pull in all my secular places.
The independent musician’s road is rough, but Roxborough’s Ben Arnold walks it with enthusiasm — and a new disc, “Lost Keys.”
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruno Mars has finally officially confirmed he would perform at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show with Coldplay and Beyoncé.
NEW YORK (AP) - While waiting for Donald Trump to take the stage this week at a campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire, fans listened to a few hit songs by Adele, "Skyfall" and "Rolling in the Deep."
Phish will return to the Mann Center for Performing Arts once again for a two night stand on June 28 and June 29.
Founder Maurice White of the R&B band died on Wednesday at age 74.
Loretta Lynn, "Who's Gonna Miss Me?" The latest cut from the 83-year-old honky-tonk angel's album Full Circle (there's also an Elvis Costello collaboration, "Everything It Takes") looks death in the eye the way classic country songs used to do. Out now, album due March 4.
The arrival of The River in October 1980 came at a momentous time in Bruce Springsteen's career. It was his fifth album and first double LP, and also the first music he released after turning 30 the previous year.
Sia Furler is a singular, fame-averse Australian pop star in her own right, scoring a massive hit under her own name with 2014's "Chandelier," and nearly always appearing in public with a huge blond wig hiding her face. But Sia is also one of th
NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Dowell, a singer briefly popular in the early 1960s who had a No. 1 hit with the ballad "Wooden Heart," has died. He was 76.
NEW YORK (AP) - Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother Verdine said.
Noura Mint Seymali Johnny Brenda's (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) 8 p.m. Friday. $15. Noura Mint Seymali is a Mauritanian griot who plays a nine-string harp...
Jamie Leonhart births her new song cycle, “Estuary: An Artist/Mother Story” this weekend at the Kimmel Center’s SEI Innovation Studio.
Founded in 2008, the event, featuring only two-piece bands,puts Philly’s DIY scene on the national map.
The 9th annual Roots Picnic, happening Saturday, June 4 at Festival Pier, touts big names and an excellent selection of up & comers on three stages.
Philly-born musician Santigold is getting ready to release her new album 99 Cents later this month, her first record since 2012’s Master of My Make-Believe that put her on the pop music map.
What a surprise — the man arguably most responsible for marijuana decriminalization in Philadelphia is a big fan of Bob Marley.
Heirs to novelist/screenwriter Larry McMurtry offer their unique brands of musical storytelling in a soldout show at the Sellersville.