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Remembering Charlie Watts When He Came To Town

by Alex Lloyd Gross Aug 25 2021 Charlie Watts, the iconic drummer for the Rolling Stones has died . He was 80 years young. He kept up a schedule of touring and appearances that would tire out a man half his age.  Some of those times he came to Philadelphia.   He played almost every

Celebrate Franklin Square’s 15th Birthday July 31 2021

JULY 31 2021   WHAT:          Franklin Square celebrates 15th Birthday with a full day of fun for all ages Historic Philadelphia, Inc., the non-profit that funds, manages, and operates Franklin Square celebrates the 15th Birthday of this beautiful public space with a full day and evening of fun. On Saturday, July 31, in addition to

Remembering Jeff LaBar, The Flamboyant Guitarist For Cinderella

by Alex Lloyd Gross July 14 2021 Jeff LaBar, the flamboyant showman guitarist for Cinderella has died.  Circumstances surrounding his death have not been made public.   He was not the original guitar player, he replaced Mike Shermick. LaBar was a native of the Philly area.  He was 58 years young. Rock fans remember fondly LaBar

Bill Cosby Conviction Overturned, Released From Prison

by Alex Lloyd Gross The Montgomery County District Attorney screwed up big time when Kevin R. Steele  brought rape charges against the aging entertainer.  The problem with that was Kevin Steele did not honor  the agreement between Cosby and then District Attorney Bruce Castor. Castor promised Cosby that if he testified truthfully in depositions in

Comedy Night Coming to the Linc This Summer

The Philadelphia Eagles are excited to announce that Lincoln Financial Field will host a night of comedy on Thursday, July 29 at 7:00 pm. The “Philly Comedy All-Star Celebration: There’s Something in the Wooder” will feature live, stand-up performances from some of the top names in comedy today, all with Philadelphia ties. The showcase will

Live Music Returns On Wednesday Nights In Bensalem

by Alex Lloyd Gross In 2020 there were a lot of concerts people wanted to see. The pandemic had other plans and for the most part, all shows were cancelled. Including the concert series in Bensalem, at the out door amphitheater.  In 2021 it has returned.   The restrictions on gathering in public have largely

Patti Parks, Acclaimed Blues Singer Has A New Album

by Alex Lloyd Gross Meet Patti Parks.  She is a blues singer that a few people have heard of but most have not.  They should.  ” I’ve been the music business for a very long time. I changes the type of music I was performing. I started around 16 years old and I set my

Pennypack Music Festival Returns To New Venue

by Alex Lloyd Gross Canstatters, which is located at Academy Rd near  Willits Road is the new home of the Penny Pack Music Festival, for the 2021 season.  For those that are not familiar, this is a series of concerts by tribute bands  and it’s free to the community. Every summer ( except for 2020),

Ribbon Is Cut For Bristol Mural, The Bar is Raised

by Alex Lloyd Gross Bill Pezza is always trying to better the community of Bristol Borough. Today, April 27, 2021  He did just that. A ribbon was cut and a small street party was had in front of, and in the parking lot of the William Penn Bank.  This was the culmination of a giant

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