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Parx Casino Opens But It Looks Different

by Alex Lloyd Gross Parx casino is open. But it is a different scene than in February. The first thing you will notice is a  canopy and markers for social distancing. You cannot just walk in . Assume that you get there and it is not busy, you will wait until called.  An employee will

Wizard World Postpones Philly Convention Moves Location

by Alex Lloyd Gross Due to COVID-19, the Wizard World convention will not happen in Philadelphia this year.  It is going to be rescheduled for January 15-17 at the Philly Expo Center in Oaks Pa. That is in Montgomery County, spokesperson Jerry Milani said. Fans who purchased general admission and/or VIP tickets for the original

Burrito Brothers Record Released Just Before Pandemic

by Alex Lloyd Gross The Burrito Brothers released a new record titled The Notorious Burrito Brothers.  It came out just before all of the COVID-19 pandemic started and it had thrown the plans for this band and everyone else into a sort of no mans land.  Chris P.James, the band’s  lead singer said “I pass

Gene Shay STILL ALIVE in Hospice Care Erroneously Reported Dead

by Alex Lloyd Gross Gene Shay, the iconic Philadelphia fixture at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, and Radio stations WXPN and WIOQ is still very much alive in hospice care at Lankenau Hospital, with complications from Coronavirus.  As of April 15, 2020 2:15 PM his condition is serious enough to place him in hospice, but he

Denny Laine Was On Top Of His Game At City Winery

By Alex Lloyd Gross Denny Laine,  the musician that played with the Moody Blues and was a member of Paul McCartney’s Wings in the 1970’s  played a local, intimate show at the new City Winery. This newly opened concert venue is located at 10th and Filbert Streets in center city Philadelphia.  There are two rooms.

Frankie Banali Talks About New Quiet Riot Album Out Today

By Alex Lloyd Gross Last week as journalists from across the globe were preparing to speak with Quiet Riot drummer and founding member Frankie Banali about his health and his new record, Banali was awakened by a call from California Emergency Management . “prepare to evacuate”. That was due to the out of control wildfires

A Look At Teddy Dugan’s 2019 Halloween Bash

By Alex Lloyd Gross A little rain never hurt anyone.  A few hundred folks came out to party with Teddy Dugan and five kick ass bands this past weekend in Morrisville.The party was held at The Barn on Snipes Farm property. This year it was held in connection with the Danny DeGennaro Foundation which  helps

Jack’s Pumpkin Glow Is All That and More

By Alex Lloyd Gross When you first go into the area that is Jack’s Pumpkin Glow you are dissapointed. Five stands, a few pumpkins carved and two of those stands are selling merchandise.  Not much to see and no one even scanned your ticket.  As you look around, you see some tables set up and

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