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September 22, 2017

Music

Rock Allegiance less than a month away

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s one of the largest rock shows in the region.  Rock Allegiance. It’s coming to the BB&T Pavilion October 7 2017.  This event is coming off the heels from last years extravaganza at Chester’s Talen Energy Stadium. “Our partners, Live Nation, thought that this would be a venue that speaks to

Details slow to come in Montgomery Gentry helicopter crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross The country music world is still in shock after the sudden death of Troy Gentry,  half of the duo Montgomery Gentry. He was killed September 10, 2017, in Medford New Jersey, when a helicopter he was riding in crashed near the concert venue where they were scheduled to perform,  In fact,

Classic rock bands show Camden how it’s done

By Alex Lloyd Gross It was 1973 all over again last night at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden .  Three bands that have stood the test of time drew a sizable crowd,  and each put on a show to remember. Edgar Winter, Alice Cooper and Deep Purple.  No one band ran away with the show

Philadelphia Folk Festival delights thousands

By Alex Lloyd Gross The 56th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival took place this passed weekend in Upper Salford Pa.  Things would get old fast if the same performers were playing every year.  The line up changes drastically. It’s always fresh.  With that being said, this is the very first year that Graham Nash has been

Philadelphia Folk Festival is next week

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s always the third weekend in August.  That’s approaching fast. The Philadelphia Folk Festival. For those that have never gone to this, it’s an event to see. There are vendors that sell anything from food to crafts. Then, there is music. This year ( 2017)  the headliners include: The Weight Band,

New inductees to Philly Music Walk of Fame

By Alex Lloyd Gross A press event was held today, August 3, 2017, at the Independence Visitors Center , right in the heart of the historic  district.  It was there, in the second floor ballroom that Mia Tinari, the Philadelphia Music Alliance Vice Chair announced that Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Bob Pantano, McFadden & Whitehead,

Graham Nash at Ocean City,

By Roger Barone When Graham Nash appeared on stage in Ocean City Monday night, he was greeted by 900 fans whose lined faces, gray hair–if any– created an ambience more suitable for Senior Citizens’ Bingo Night than an evening with a genuine rock and roll legend. Amid the golden glow of sunset streaming through the

Kimberly Dahme plays local show

By Alex Lloyd Gross A free show took place at Havana New Hope this past weekend featuring Kimberly Dahme.  Some people know who she is others, not so much. In short, she played with Boston during their 2004 tour and her song ‘With You” was included in the Boston album Corporate America. That song was

Bowmans Hill Tower part of 100th anniversary of PA Park system

By Alex Lloyd Gross   Bowman’s Hill Tower is a significant piece of American History. It’s the highest place in Bucks County and this weekend,  it was free. All other times it’s $6.00 . This landmark commemorates where George Washington camped with his men  while plotting to cross the Delaware River to win America’s Independence. 

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