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Philly Is Now LOCK DOWN CITY Until January 1, 2021

by Alex Lloyd Gross Not only does the regressive soda tax kill businesses,  the corona virus is causing more businesses to close than ever could have been imagined.  They closed because of lock downs put into place by governors and mayors, hoping to stop the spread of the virus.  After the first shut down in

Martin Barre From Jethro Tull Has A New Double CD Out

by Alex Lloyd Gross Martin Barre, the guitarist for Jethro Tull has a new double CD out called 50 Years of Jethro Tull.  The first CD is Martin and his band doing live in-studio performances of Jethro Tull songs.  Gems such as “Nothing Is Easy”,  “Song For Jeffrey” and a blistering version of “Teacher”. He

Dementia Society of America Offers Free Tickets To Kieth Spencer Show

The Dementia Society of America is presenting its first online entertainment fundraising program on 11/22/2020 at 6:00 PM EST. The program, called “Broadway Alive”, will feature a special performance by Keith Spencer, a nationally recognized entertainer and concert artist.   The event is being hosted by and performed at the historic Highland Farm, the former

Remembering Eddie Van Halen’s Times to Philly Area

by Alex Lloyd Gross The death of Eddie Van Halen has hit most rock fans hard. A knock out gut punch.  His last time in the area was in August 27 2015.  Van Halen played  the outdoor arena in Camden. Man what a show. Deep cuts such as “Dirty Movies”, which was a treat ,

Driver Hits Parked Vehicle and Flips Over In Bristol

by Alex Lloyd Gross A two vehicle accident on Rockview Ave.  near Steele Ave, in Bristol Township resulted in two damaged vehicles and one minor injury.  Police said the crash happened just after 10:00 AM September 16 2020  when one vehicle was traveling from 413 towards Steele Ave. As  the driver approached Steele Ave., a

Shirley King Talks About Her New Record and Her Father

by Alex Lloyd Gross Shirley King is the daughter of blues great BB King.   She has a new record out that just came off the press this month.  It’s called Blues For A King.. It features guest musicians that have been inspired by her father. People like Pat Travers. He plays on “That’s All Right

Pennypack Park Concert Series For 2020 Won’t Happen

by Alex Lloyd Gross As the region goes to the green phase,people are ready to get back to semi normal.  At the same time, a second wave of COVID-10 is sweeping through some areas of the country.  Sources within the  Pennypack Park Music  organization have confirmed to this publication that the Wednesday night concert series

All Bensalem Outdoor Concerts Cancelled

by  Alex Lloyd Gross Unfortunately,  Bensalem  Township has made the decision to cancel all of the remaining concerts at the Penn Community Bank Amphitheater, This is a decision that was not arrived at lightly.   As the region goes into the green phase,  township management had a meeting. They issued a statement :”Unfortunately, Governor Wolf’s phased

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

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