The Roots Picnic – Festival Pier – Philadelphia, PA – June 2, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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The Roots Picnic – Festival Pier – Philadelphia, PA – June 2, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

This past Saturday the 11th annual Roots Picnic occurred at Festival Pier. The humid warmth of pre-summer yielded to a severe storm that ended The Roots’ headline set after only two songs. Before that abrupt conclusion the day was full of awesome moments. The top highlights were: *Philadelphia’s own Lil Uzi Vert, playing the second top-billed … Continue reading

Ripe, The Dip & Thumpasaurus – The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA – April 27, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Ripe, The Dip & Thumpasaurus – The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA – April 27, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Ripe, The Dip & Thumpasaurus – The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA – April 27, 2018 In 2012, seven people came together at Berklee School of Music to form Ripe, a soul group from Boston. With a few EPs released, the band have made a small headway into the groove world since their start. In … Continue reading

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA – April 23, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Herb Alpert & Lani Hall – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA – April 23, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA – April 23, 2018 World Café Live took a Tijuana taxi south of the border the other night when legendary trumpeter Herb Alpert and his long-time wife Lani Hall (who used to be the lead singer of Sergio Mendes and Brazil ‘66) shared … Continue reading

XPoNential Music Festival – Camden, NJ – July 28-30, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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XPoNential Music Festival – Camden, NJ – July 28-30, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

XPoNential Music Festival – BB&T Pavilion & Wiggins Waterfront Park & Marina – Camden, NJ – July 28-30, 2017 Mother nature kept threatening to spoil the party – there were flash flood warnings both Friday night and Saturday – but even mother nature could not stand to stop the music. There were a few drizzles … Continue reading

Alejandro Escovedo & The Minus 5 – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA – January 8, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Alejandro Escovedo & The Minus 5 – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA – January 8, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Alejandro Escovedo & The Minus 5 – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA – January 8, 2017 On Sunday, January 8, Philadelphia was treated to one of the finest rock shows to be witnessed during all of 2017. Alejandro Escovedo rode into town to celebrate his rocking 2016 record Burn Something Beautiful. He brought along … Continue reading

What Happened, Miss Simone? (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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What Happened, Miss Simone? (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

WHAT HAPPENED MISS SIMONE? (2016) Featuring Lisa Simone Kelly, Roger Nupie, Al Shackman, George Wein, Stanley Crouch, Dick Gregory, Ilyasah Shabazz, Ambassador Shabazz, Gerrit De Bruin and archival footage of Nina Simone. Screenplay by Liz Garbus. Directed by Liz Garbus. Distributed by Netflix.  92 minutes.  Rated PG-13. Jazz chanteuse Nina Simone always somehow felt too … Continue reading