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November 21, 2017

Music

Blackfoot strikes New Hope

By Alex Lloyd Gross Blackfoot, the hard hitting southern rock band  played a rare show in the area last night, November 12, 2017, at Havana New Hope and they brought founding member  Rickey Medlocke with them. This was rarer than a comet, and it happened right here.  The show was general admission and was going to 

What ever happened to 80’s singer Greg Kihn?

By Alex Lloyd Gross Greg Kihn, the guy with a couple of top 40 hits back in the1980’s still gets radio airplay, but what’s he been up to?  We caught up with him for a telephone conversation and he’s back, but what happened in the interim? “I’m in a position to answer that question,” he

Rock Allegiance festival held in Camden

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Philadelphia area has held different music festivals over the past summer and with the summer concert season winding down, there was one last festival to be held for the year. Rock Allegiance. This was not for those easily offended. This was loud and it was built for speed.   You needed

2017 Inductees of Philadelphia Walk of Fame get plaques

By Alex Lloyd Gross When you walk through downtown Philadelphia, you can see over 100 plaques dedicated to people that have pioneered or contributed to music . The people that get these awards either live in Philadelphia,or work there. Today, October 3, 2017 a brand new class of inductees will be able to walk down

UFO lands on South Street, leaves region stunned

By Alex Lloyd Gross UFO came to  Philadelphia and brought Saxon with them. Two great bands from the era when rock was king, Philly had two great rock stations and both bands were featured. While UFO was billed as the headliner, Saxon stormed the stage and almost left nothing of it for UFO to play

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

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