Songs and Stories – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – May 26, 2019 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Songs and Stories – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – May 26, 2019 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Art Alexakis, Chris Collingwood, Max Collins and John Wozniak – Songs and Stories – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – May 26, 2019 A couple of months after his shocking announcement that he is battling multiple sclerosis and a mere month before releasing his first solo album after decades of recording, Everclear singer/songwriter Art … Continue reading

Playing Back the 80s – A Decade of Unstoppable Hits (A PopEntertainment.com Book Review)
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Playing Back the 80s – A Decade of Unstoppable Hits (A PopEntertainment.com Book Review)

Jim Beviglia – Playing Back the 80s (A Decade of Unstoppable Hits) (Rowman & Littlefield) It’s hard to condense the music of an entire decade into a concrete and meaningful listing. That goes doubly for an adventurous and musically rich era like the 1980s. I could probably easily come up with a list of hundreds … Continue reading

Petty Fest – The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA – September 13, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Petty Fest – The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA – September 13, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Petty Fest – The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA – September 13, 2016 As the fortieth anniversary of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was upon us, people of The Best Fest decided it was only right to host a tribute show, hosted by The Cabin Down Below Band. Among several guests, the lineup included … Continue reading

Kiefer Sutherland – World Café Live at The Queen – Wilmington, Delaware – May 11, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Kiefer Sutherland – World Café Live at The Queen – Wilmington, Delaware – May 11, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Kiefer Sutherland – World Café Live at The Queen – Wilmington, Delaware – May 11, 2016 Onstage, actor Kiefer Sutherland – best known for the TV series 24, but who has also done many movies over the years including Stand By Me, The Lost Boys, A Few Good Men and Mirrors – good-naturedly acknowledged that … Continue reading

Warren Zanes – Writing the Book on Tom Petty
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Warren Zanes – Writing the Book on Tom Petty

  Warren Zanes Writing the Book on Tom Petty by Jay S. Jacobs Thirty years ago, Warren Zanes and his brother Dan led a hip rock band called The Del Fuegos.  The Boston-based band released three albums on the cutting-edge Slash/WB label, gaining a cult following, but never quite making the breakthrough that was expected.  … Continue reading

Electric Light Orchestra – Live in Hyde Park (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Electric Light Orchestra – Live in Hyde Park (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

JEFF LYNNE’S ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – BBC RADIO 2 LIVE IN HYDE PARK (2015) Featuring Jeff Lynne, Richard Tandy, Milton McDonald, Lee Pomeroy, Donovan Hepburn, Marcus Byrne, Bernie Smith, Melanie Lewis-McDonald, Mick Wilson, Iain Hornal, Chereene Allen and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Directed by Janet Fraser Crook. Distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment.  173 minutes.  Not … Continue reading

Cougar Town – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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Cougar Town – The Complete First Season (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

Cougar Town The Complete First Season (Buena Vista Home Video-2010) It is rare for a new TV series to be met with the kind of derision that Cougar Town faced upon its debut last fall. It was somewhat surprising, too.  After all, it was created by Bill Lawrence, who previously had run the very funny series Spin City and Scrubs.  It stars … Continue reading

Classic Albums: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Damn the Torpedoes! (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Classic Albums: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Damn the Torpedoes! (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

CLASSIC ALBUMS: TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS – DAMN THE TORPEDOES! (2010) Featuring Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, Ron Blair, Jimmy Iovine, Shelly Yakus and archival footage of Stan Lynch. Directed by Matthew Longfellow. Distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment.  57 minutes.  Not Rated. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 1979 breakthrough album Damn the Torpedoes! has long … Continue reading

Kathy Najimy – Mother, Activist, Actress…
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Kathy Najimy – Mother, Activist, Actress…

Kathy Najimy – Mother, Activist, Actress… by Jay S. Jacobs You couldn’t have made up Kathy Najimy’s life story if you tried.  She was not rich, nor did she have formal theatrical training.  She was not a supermodel, nor did she have connections in show business.  Yet, through a combination of smarts, talent, quirky humor and tenaciousness, … Continue reading