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December 11, 2017

Rock and Roll Legends

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

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

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 is next week

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s always the third weekend in August.  That’s approaching fast. The Philadelphia Folk Festival. For those that have never gone to this, it’s an event to see. There are vendors that sell anything from food to crafts. Then, there is music. This year ( 2017)  the headliners include: The Weight Band,

New inductees to Philly Music Walk of Fame

By Alex Lloyd Gross A press event was held today, August 3, 2017, at the Independence Visitors Center , right in the heart of the historic  district.  It was there, in the second floor ballroom that Mia Tinari, the Philadelphia Music Alliance Vice Chair announced that Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Bob Pantano, McFadden & Whitehead,

Graham Nash at Ocean City,

By Roger Barone When Graham Nash appeared on stage in Ocean City Monday night, he was greeted by 900 fans whose lined faces, gray hair–if any– created an ambience more suitable for Senior Citizens’ Bingo Night than an evening with a genuine rock and roll legend. Amid the golden glow of sunset streaming through the

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