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Mid-20th century Los Angeles country music performers were such a wildly colorful community that they made their competitors in Nashville seem more like undertakers than entertainers. One of the most dazzling acts were the Collins Kids, who will make...
Lucy's 51 is a classic Toluca Lake spot, one still haunted by the gently jiving spirits of high times and late nights long since past. This room on Riverside Drive has a formidable history: Its previous incarnation was venerable jazz club the Money Tree,...
Bakersfield country singer-songwriter Red Simpson, 78, has enjoyed a long, distinguished career. A key architect of Bakersfield's crackling, regional musical style, he's had his songs recorded by the biggest names in the business — Merle Haggard,...
Who will walk away the victor on “The X Factor” finale Thursday night? With the competition down to teen prodigy Carly Rose Sonenclar, underdog girl group Fifth Harmony (whose formation happened during the auditions) and country crooner Tate...
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Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA country music singer who cleaned up at the recent Country Music Awards, was just announced as the first headliner for the 2013 Allentown Fair. Luke Bryan, who won nine awards on the Dec. 10 broadcast – including artist, album......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGJustin Bieber won Entertainer of the Year at the 40th American Music Awards on Sunday, but it was Bucks County native P!ink who had the night’s best performance. P!ink, in file photo P!nk, who grew up as Alicia Moore in......
Check out festivals and events in November across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Dec. 23. The Cannonball Christmas Express. Tavares. On select dates, the...
Visitors to Las Vegas in December had better pack their jeans, cowboy hats and boots or prepare to look out of place. The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, one of Sin City’s biggest annual events, will lure tens of thousands of cowboys and their...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGAn “American Idol” winner will play at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Valentine’s Day, it was just announced. And a “blue collar” comedian will play there April 12, according to his website. Scotty McCreery, who has...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout 10 members of the Aberdeen Central class of 1996 have organized a fundraiser Saturday night for one of their own. Those classmates went all out in putting together the benefit concert and auction for the former Kelly Danburg, who is in ill...
Patti Page, the Oklahoma-born pop singer whose gossamer-gentle voice was heard on 1950s hits such as “The Tennessee Waltz” and “(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?,” died New Year’s Day in Encinitas, Calif., where she&...
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Wanda Jackson, the pioneering rockabilly singer who headlines New Year’s Eve at Double Door, says working with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle on her two latest albums was not her idea. “I sometimes wonder myself,” Jackson says with...
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