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June 22, 2018

Music

Sabaton sets sights on Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Hard rockers Sabaton  are due in town to play a show in Philly next week, March 6, 2018 and this time, they get to invade a new venue. The Fillmore.   According to bass player Par Sundstrom, “A lot of work goes into planning a tour. When we first started, people told us

Uriah Heep break out hits at Sellersville Theater

By Alex Lloyd Gross Iconic rockers Uriah Heep stopped off at the Sellersville Theater February 21, 2018 and played about a 90 minute show.  This concert consisted of  a lot of their classic material, such as “Sunrise” and “Stealin”. Those songs  must be played or the band would not be allowed to leave town.  The

Al Stewart brings the cat to Sellersville

By Alex Lloyd Gross Al Stewart, the eclectic singer songwriter best known for composing Year Of the Cat, was in town last night, February 13, 2018 and he brought an entire band to play the full album.It was stupendous.,  To write a review about Stewart using second grade grammar like “good” and “the band played

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

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