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April 22, 2018

Music

Joe Lynn Turner rocked Sellersville

By Alex Lloyd Gross Joe Lynn Turner rocked the  Sellersville Theater last night, January 28, 2018 and it was good.  Fans of classic rock will remember him from his days with Rainbow and Deep Purple.  He played some of those hits last night. “I have to play hits, or no one will come,” he said

Uriah Heep get ready for US Tour

By Alex Lloyd Gross Veteran rockers Uriah Heep are going on a US Tour and they will be playing the Sellersville Theater February 21, 2018.  They have a new record coming out in September. It’s called  Livin’ the Dream. Lead vocalist Bernie Shaw said , ” We are not playing any new material, none. This

Xcitement as Chicago plays Parx Casino

By Alex Lloyd Gross Parx Casino has always had entertainment.  From tribute bands to comedy shows at Parx 360. However, a brand new music venue opened tonight inside the casino. It’s called the Xcite Center.  It’s an entertainment venue on steroids.  The band Chicago was asked to headline the opening night and boy did they

Remembering David Cassidy’s last area appearance

By Alex Lloyd Gross David Cassidy, one of the biggest teen heartthrobs of the 1970,s died today, November 21,2017. He was 67 years young. On August 9, 2009, the township of Bensalem hired him to play a show at the outdoor amphitheater . It was to be a huge deal. While the Partridge Family had

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

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