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August 17, 2017

Rock and Roll Legends

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

Chicago and Doobie Brothers show Camden how to rock

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two classic rock titans on one stage together.  Two totally different types of music. One amazing night of rock.  Both Chicago and the Doobie Brothers have been around for a while. Chicago is celebrating their 50th anniversary and the Doobies are not that far behind.   Last night, July 21, 2017,  both

Talking music with The Doobie Brothers Tom Johnston

By Alex Lloyd Gross “It’s a good show, it really is’, said Doobie Brothers guitarist Tom Johnston..  He is excited about the show tomorrow, July 21, 2017.  at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden NJ. It’s a Friday night and his band goes on first during a double header of music. .”We play for about 75

Foreigner, Cheap Trick and a bit of Led Zeppelin in town

By Alex Lloyd Gross It was a great day to be a classic rock fan in the Delaware valley, yesterday, july 13, 2017. Cheap Trick co headlined a show with Foreigner  at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden NJ.  Opening the night was Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. For most people, this is as close they

Some tickets remain for Foreigner show tonight

By Alex Lloyd Gross According to Tom Gimbel, rhythm guitarist and sax player for Foreigner, the show is a blast. ” It’s so so much much, the night starts off with Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, then up next is Cheap Trick. They are a great, run band to see live.  We are on next,

Peter Frampton and Steve Miller together in Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Last evening at the Mann Music Center, one of the most anticipated classic rock concerts of the year took place. Peter Frampton and the Steve Miller Band together on one stage. This was all set to be an awesome night and it was. It was held at an outdoor venue . Perfect

Gene Simmons headlines at Wizard World

By Alex Lloyd Gross Rock legend Gene Simmons is in Philadelphia today, June 3 2017 and you can meet him. At Wizard World,  which is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Simmons co-founded the band KISS and it’s been one loud party ever since.  Many fans waiting for Gene were nervous, how would he treat them. 

Joe Lynn Turner gives Sellersville a Jolt of rock

By Alex Lloyd Gross This cannot be a fair review of the Joe Lynn Turner show last night, May 7 2017 at the Sellersville Theater.  Having personally known Joe for 31 years,  it was good to catch up on old times, and hear some great songs from back in the day.  Turner, is a true

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