Olivia Lichtenstein & Nick Bedu – If You Don’t Know Teddy Pendergrass by Now
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Olivia Lichtenstein & Nick Bedu – If You Don’t Know Teddy Pendergrass by Now

Olivia Lichtenstein & Nick Bedu If You Don’t Know Teddy Pendergrass by Now by Jay S. Jacobs In the early 1980s, Teddy Pendergrass was just on the cusp of superstardom. The Philly-native soul man was known for his silky voice, charismatic performances and athlete’s physique. He had platinum albums, sold-out concerts and was a massive … Continue reading

Ken Sharp – Beauty in the Backseat (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Ken Sharp – Beauty in the Backseat (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Ken Sharp – Beauty in the Backseat (Jet Fighter) Power Pop Heroes is not just the name of rock journalist and musician Ken Sharp’s recent multi-volume book series – an oral history of the critically-beloved musical style interviewing some of its biggest stars – it also is an accurate description of Sharp and his band. … Continue reading

Childish Gambino – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – September 18, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Childish Gambino – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – September 18, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Childish Gambino – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – September 18, 2018 On September 18th, the audience of one of Childish Gambino’s final shows were struck with a chill. The light beams that implemented simple nature of Gambino’s performance were marvelous. He began his show stating, “You’re not at a concert. This is motherfucking … Continue reading

Smokey Robinson – Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, PA – August 25, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Smokey Robinson – Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, PA – August 25, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Smokey Robinson – Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Philadelphia, PA – August 25, 2018 Smokey Robinson brought the comfort of Motown classics to The Mann in late August. With a smooth voice and a charismatic demeanor to excite a crowd young and old, it was quite a spectacle to witness. Immortal works like … Continue reading

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic & Remember Jones – The Ardmore Music Hall – Ardmore, PA – August 1, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic & Remember Jones – The Ardmore Music Hall – Ardmore, PA – August 1, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic & Remember Jones – The Ardmore Music Hall – Ardmore, PA – August 1, 2018 August began with a monster musical experience: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. Playing on what Clinton says is his last tour, it was a joyous, raucous and funktastic live set that rocked Ardmore Music Hall … Continue reading

Funk legend George Clinton is Going to Tear the Roof off the Ardmore
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Funk legend George Clinton is Going to Tear the Roof off the Ardmore

Funk legend George Clinton is Going to Tear the Roof off the Ardmore We want the funk. Give up the funk. On Wednesday August 1, 2018, legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famer George Clinton will bring the funk to Ardmore Music Hall. On his final tour, Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic are sure to highlight … Continue reading

Firefly Music Festival – The Woodlands – Dover, DE – June 14 to 17, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Firefly Music Festival – The Woodlands – Dover, DE – June 14 to 17, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Firefly Music Festival – The Woodlands – Dover, DE – June 14 to 17, 2018 The anticipation was immense for the five-day musical marathon that comes only once a year in the Woodlands of Dover, Delaware. Firefly Music Festival calls a wide range of concert goers, fans of everything from EDM to acoustic. Every year, … Continue reading

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