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December 15, 2018

Music

Dixie Hummingbirds celebrate 90 years: Get call from Stevie Wonder

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Dixie Hummingbirds have been playing music together for 90 years.  That’s an achievement by itself.  Of course, there have been line up changes. The gospel group made a name for themselves back in the 1920,s30,s .They traveled cross the country playing to who ever would book them.  Before long,   their

Nancy Wilson from Heart brings Roadcase Royale to Parx

By Alex Lloyd Gross With Heart taking a hiatus  band members have branched out to do their own thing. guitarist Nancy Wilson has a  project she was working on called Roadcase Royale.  She brought that band to the Parx Xcite Center last night August 12, 2018.  The show which clocked in just under 90 minutes

Heart By Heart rocks Sellersville

By Alex Lloyd Gross Fans of Heart should be very happy this summer.  Ann Wilson just played a recent show in Camden, Nancy Wilson is playing at Parx August 12 and two members of the original band, Steve Fossen and Michael Derosier were in the area last night, August 9, 2018  at the Sellersville Theater. 

WAR brings Cisco Kid to Parx

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s hard to classify the band WAR as a classic rock band.  They certainly play rock with songs like “Low Rider” but there is so much more to this band. Funk, reggae, soul,  they play it all.  They brought that so much more to Parx casino in Bensalem last night, August

Honey West is a sweet listen at Havana

By Alex Lloyd Gross Honey West is the name of a newer band that has been around for about a year.  It features legendary musician ian McDonald who used to play with Foreigner and king Crimson.  This band is not classic rock because they have released new stuff. They are a newer band and have

Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan deliver in Camden

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s no secret that a large portion of the music put out by today’s bands suck. There are a few good bands making good music but nothing compared to the 1970’s through early 1990’s.   That’s why so many people decided to take in a classic rock show across the river in

Graham Bonnet, still going strong

By Alex Lloyd Gross Graham Bonnet, the heavy metal singer that rose to fame fronting bands like Rainbow and Alcatraz  along with fronting Michael Schenker is back with a new record.  For those that thought the was finished, were dead wrong. His new record    Back To the Garage  delivers more goods than Amazon.   Fresh off

Hard Rock Casino opens on the boardwalk in Atlantic City

By Alex Lloyd Gross With the economy in the toilet, casino’s were closing at a record pace. A $2, Billion  structure, called the Revel closed within a few years after opening, it’s owners unable to stop the hemorrhaging of money. Donald Trump, once a respected name in the gaming industry closed his entire stake in

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