Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – November 12, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – November 12, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – November 12, 2018 Broadway came to the Wells Fargo Center on Monday as Josh Groban (The Great Comet of 1812, the album Stages) and diva Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent) shared the stage. Menzel opened the night with a stellar set, mixing her … Continue reading

Donnie Kehr Brings “The Greatest Piano Men” to the Stage This August
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Donnie Kehr Brings “The Greatest Piano Men” to the Stage This August

Donnie Kehr Brings “The Greatest Piano Men” to the Stage This August by Brad Balfour Multi-talented musician Donnie Kehr has not only created and promoted “Rockers on Broadway” but has been a rocker on Broadway when he appeared in such musicals as “Billy Elliot,” The Who’s “Tommy,” Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida,” “The Human … Continue reading

Itzhak (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Itzhak (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ITZHAK (2017) Featuring Itzhak Perlman, Toby Perlman, Alan Alda, Amnon Weinstein, Stefan Valcuha, Billy Joel, Zubin Mehta, Pinchas Zukerman, Evgeny Kissin, Mischa Maiskey, Martha Argerich, Barack Obama, Dorothy Delay and the Klezmatics. Directed by Alison Chernick. Distributed by American Masters Pictures. 83 minutes. Not Rated. It’s 6:00 a.m. and I’ve been moved to tears by … Continue reading

Jackson Harris – A Journal Entry of His Life
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Jackson Harris – A Journal Entry of His Life

Jackson Harris A Journal Entry of His Life by Caroline Serling Jackson Harris is an up-and-coming 23 year-old singer songwriter from New York, working his way into the spotlight.  Growing up surrounded by the influence of a musical family, it was clear Harris had the right people around to set him on the proper path … Continue reading

Billy Joel Is In a New York State of Mind
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Billy Joel Is In a New York State of Mind

Billy Joel Is In a New York State of Mind by Jay S. Jacobs It isn’t often that a musician is considered to be almost synonymous with a venue where they play.  On the rare occasions that something like this does happen, it is usually small clubs played early on in a career – like … Continue reading

Mutlu – Livin’ On Philly Soul
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Mutlu – Livin’ On Philly Soul

mutlu LIVIN’ ON PHILLY SOUL by Jay S. Jacobs On a recent afternoon in the up-and-coming Philadelphia neighborhood of Northern Liberties, Mutlu Onoral and I are sitting in a little sandwich shop.  We’d originally planned on hitting a trendily seedy local Spanish joint called Bar Ferdinand, but it was too late for lunch and too … Continue reading

B.B. King – Talking with the King
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B.B. King – Talking with the King

B.B. King Talking with the King by Ken Sharp B.B. King is championed by pundits as the quintessential blues guitar player. Since his emergence in the Fifties, King, trusty black Gibson “Lucille”” guitar in hand, has wowed audiences with his gritty, expressive voice and spectacular blues guitar playing. He can say more in one note … Continue reading

Phoebe Snow – Make Things All Right
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Phoebe Snow – Make Things All Right

Phoebe Snow Make Things All Right by Ronald Sklar The way Phoebe Snow can manipulate her vocal chords to achieve intense highs and duck-for-cover lows matches only the highs and lows of her own personal wild ride. Her voice, most well known for her 1974 hit, “Poetry Man,” is nothing short of a gift; however, … Continue reading