Saturday, May 30, 2015

Music/Nightlife

Rapper Iggy Azalea has canceled plans to head out on her The Great Escape Tour, weeks after postponing the live dates to perfect the production.
Joni Mitchell: Felled by aneurysm? A mystery continues, even more mysterious-er. AYK, iconic genius songstress Joni Mitchell was found unconscious in her L.A. home on March 31 and whisked to the UCLA Medical Center, where she's been ever since. What no-on
From Broadway to disco to big-hair rock, from the Philly Sound to the Great American Songbook, the just-announced 2015 class for the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame covers much musical ground.
Three stages of music, with the hosts with Erykah Badu headlining.
The anatomical and musical similarities in Kaki King’s The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body were accidental. It wasn’t until the guitar virtuoso began to analyze the live performance spectacle and album of the same name that she began to realize humans, like guitars, have necks and bodies.
Winning a Pulitzer Prize guarantees nothing except high expectations for continued greatness and a durability that may or may not come to pass. When did you last hear Leslie Bassett's Variations for Orchestra, given the honor in 1966 after Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra took it for a spin at the Academy of Music?
Until now, singer-songwriter Miguel may have been best known for his failed leap across the stage at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards - crashing into a fan, who recently sued to help cover her medical bills.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego on Sunday with more than two hours of music.
In Concert Colonial Theatre 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228. www.thecolonial theatre.com. Livingston Taylor. $22-$32.50. 5/30. 8 pm. Leon Russell. $25-$39.50. 6/4. 8 pm.
Hutch & Kathy Hutch Harris and Kathy Foster are two-thirds of the Portland, Ore., rock band the Thermals, who have been busily releasing sometimes superb, often-politicized punkish albums for more than a decade now, the best of which is 2006's The Body, the Blood, the Machine.
It's a sunny Friday. Producer and composer RJD2 (real name, Ramble Jon Krohn) is in the midst of packing up. He’s leaving Philadelphia, the city he’s called home for over a decade, and moving back to his native Ohio.
 
The Roots, Billie Holiday make Philly's Walk of Fame