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

Shannon McNally – Gets Her Irish Up
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Shannon McNally – Gets Her Irish Up

Shannon McNally Gets Her Irish Up by Jay S. Jacobs It’s hard to believe that Shannon McNally has been flying under the radar for about 20 years now. A strong-voiced songstress with a love of musical variety, she was signed up by Capitol Nashville in 1997 while still playing coffee houses and attending Franklin and Marshall … Continue reading

Ann Wilson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – April 6, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Ann Wilson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – April 6, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Ann Wilson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – April 6, 2017 Since her day job with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart is on “temporary” hiatus, Ann Wilson hit the road with her own band to share her own musical journey. (From some of her stage patter at the show, Wilson … Continue reading

Stealing a Dance with Milky Chance
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Stealing a Dance with Milky Chance

Stealing a Dance with Milky Chance by Ally Abramson Milky Chance is a German duo consisting of Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch. The band has a unique sound that combines a smooth singer-songwriter sound with jagged, upbeat tones of electronic music. Their song “Stolen Dance” has blown up the music scene over the past year. It … Continue reading

KaiL Baxley – A Light That Never Dies (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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KaiL Baxley – A Light That Never Dies (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

KaiL Baxley – A Light That Never Dies (Forty Below) Over the years, soul music has become a territory for beats and bass, so it’s always a bit of a shock when a real old school soul man shows up on the scene. Cue up “Tell the Falling Sun,” the third and most spectacular track … Continue reading

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew
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Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi Building Up the Wrecking Crew by Jay S. Jacobs The Wrecking Crew was the house band for an entire generation.  But chances are, you’ve never heard of them. The Wrecking Crew was a loose collective of studio musicians who played on many of the biggest hits of the … Continue reading

Pentatonix – PTX – Pitch-Perfect in Every Way
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Pentatonix – PTX – Pitch-Perfect in Every Way

Pentatonix – PTX – Pitch-Perfect in Every Way by Mark Mussari An eargasm. There’s no other way to describe the experience of hearing the five-member a cappella group Pentatonix sing live. Intricate harmonies buzz in a way not heard since the Manhattan Transfer’s heyday. The band moves deftly among dubstep, ballads, hip-hop — even a … 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

Jerry Wexler – The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues
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Jerry Wexler – The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues

Jerry Wexler The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues by Ronald Sklar The bookends of Jerry Wexler’s life are predictable and ordinary – it’s the middle that is practically unbelievable. He was born in 1917, to a poor Jewish family in the Bronx, and is currently battling poor health in Sarasota, Florida. That’s probably where he and … Continue reading