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  • Firehouse guitarist Bill Leverty discusses Jim Thorpe, Pa. tour stop, new music

    Firehouse guitarist Bill Leverty discusses Jim Thorpe, Pa. tour stop, new music

    On Friday, Sept 5. melodic, hard-rock band Firehouse will join fellow fan favorites Winger in bringing their arsenal of hits to Penn's Peak - a beautiful, mountaintop entertainment venue located in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. In addition to boasting an incredible acoustic setting, Penn's Peak also...
  • Guitarist Peter White's new album is sure to make you 'Smile'

    Guitarist Peter White's new album is sure to make you 'Smile'

    After recording an album of cover material eight years ago, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and composer Peter White decided that his next three albums would consist entirely of his own material. A trilogy which began with the album Good Day (2009) and continued with Here We Go (2012). White’s new...
  • Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea promise a tough, sparkling VMA performance

    Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea promise a tough, sparkling VMA performance

    Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and UK singer Rita Ora will be performing their hit song “Black Widow” Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards. It will be the first time performing on the VMA stage for both women and they are promising a memorable performance. The collaborators told MTV news...
  • Tanya Morgan uses Internet, continues to thrive independently

    Tanya Morgan uses Internet, continues to thrive independently

    Hailing from Brooklyn, New York., underground hip-hop collective Tanya Morgan is all too familiar with the advantages that come with using the Internet. Hell, the rap group would not have even been created in the first place without it. Going back a little bit here, let’s paint this picture. The...
  • Baillie & The Boys to bring family harmony, history to Sellersville Theater

    Baillie & The Boys to bring family harmony, history to Sellersville Theater

    They’ve been called the predecessor to groups like Little Big Town and Lady Antebellum. While there are many three-piece groups with a female lead in country music today, what Baillie & The Boys were doing back in the mid-eighties was pretty much unheard of. Along with groups like Restless Heart...
  • Lady Antebellum to bring unique brand of country harmony to Allentown

    Lady Antebellum to bring unique brand of country harmony to Allentown

    Since its 2006 inception, Lady Antebellum has quickly become one of country music’s most influential groups. The harmony-based trio of Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood has already won Vocal Group of the Year honors from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of...
  • DJ thrilled McCartney Candlestick show showed station's Beatles concert ticket

    DJ thrilled McCartney Candlestick show showed station's Beatles concert ticket

    Gary Mora, the voice of radio station KYA, known for its rock 'n' roll music format since the late '50s in the San Francisco Bay Area and now heard around the world on the internet, says he got a nice surprise last week when an image of a KYA ticket to the Beatles' Candlestick Park concert was used...
  • Chase Bryant

    'Take It On Back': Chase Bryant talks Opry debut, new music

    Twenty-one year old guitarist and songwriter Chase Bryant has music in his genes – literally. Whether it was Bryant’s grandfather having played piano for legends like Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings or his uncles co-founding the band Ricochet and finding success in the mid-nineties with the song...
  • X: Alive and relevant

    X: Alive and relevant

    It was all middle-aged angst at Center Stage Monday night when X took the stage and tore through nearly 90 minutes of punk nostalgia (X did punk their way, mixing in elements of rockabilly and folk). The original lineup – vocalist Exene Cervenka, vocalist/bassist John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom and...
  • Best Labor Day festivals and events in Nashville

    Best Labor Day festivals and events in Nashville

    Labor Day is considered by many to be the last big "hurrah" of the summer. It's a time for family events such as picnics, water sports, celebrations and festivals. In Nashville, Tennessee, it isn't a single-day celebration, but a weekend of fun and festivities. Here are some of the events that are...
  • Linkin Park and Thirty Seconds to Mars to stop at Darien Lake PAC on August 21

    Linkin Park and Thirty Seconds to Mars to stop at Darien Lake PAC on August 21

    The Carnivores Tour featuring Linkin Park and Thirty Seconds to Mars with special guests AFI will stop at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Thursday, August 21. Best known for smash hits like "In the End" and Numb," Linkin Park cemented their place in rock history as one of the most...
  • Great White guitarist Mark Kendall talks Penn's Peak tour stop, new music

    Great White guitarist Mark Kendall talks Penn's Peak tour stop, new music

    More than 30 years after rising from the club scene of the Sunset Strip, Great White shows no signs of slowing down. The band continues to celebrate the success of its latest studio album (Elation) and recent single, "Complicated" with new creative energy and feverish touring. Whether its founder...
  • Futures League’s ‘Don’t Be A Drag’ a welcome blast from the past

    Futures League’s ‘Don’t Be A Drag’ a welcome blast from the past

    Even though the names and faces have changed, there’s something instantly recognizable about The Futures League’s recently released EP, Don’t Be A Drag – like a weathered flannel shirt that has gotten more comfortable with age. But there’s certainly nothing contemptible about the album’s familiar...
  • A plethora of great concerts this week

    A plethora of great concerts this week

    As the summer winds down there are still some great concerts happening in southern California and this week is no exception. There is something for everyone who loves music. There are two great shows on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The first is at the Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa. The...
  • Veteran McCartney fan says Candlestick show was 'unforgettable'

    Veteran McCartney fan says Candlestick show was 'unforgettable'

    Photographer Bob Gannon, who has traveled long and far to attend Paul McCartney concerts both in and out of the U.S., told Beatles Examiner he had to be at Candlestick Park for the concert last week. “As soon as this concert was announced, I knew that this was the one to be at on this tour,” he said...
  • Final Mötley Crüe Tour To Hit Allentown, PA

    Final Mötley Crüe Tour To Hit Allentown, PA

    After more than three decades together, iconic rock ‘n roll band Mötley Crüe announced earlier this year that the band would soon be embarking on their final tour together. A tour that would visit 72 cities in North America before heading overseas in 2015 for a final run. Solidified with the signing...
  • Taylor Swift surprise drops new single 'Shake It Off'

    Taylor Swift surprise drops new single 'Shake It Off'

    Superstar Taylor Swift has just surprised released her new single “Shake It Off” from her forthcoming album 1989 and it seems the country songwriter has ditched the genre altogether in the new somewhat catchy tune. Today, Swift performed a Yahoo! Live Stream concert and the lead up to that...
  • Bob Seger to release new album 'Ride Out' on October 14

    Bob Seger to release new album 'Ride Out' on October 14

    On Aug. 18, 2014, the ever great Bob Seger announced he is planning to release a new record in October, the first since 2006’s Face the Promise. The new set titled Ride Out, will arrive on the Oct. 14; no tracklisting has been released yet. The “Turn the Page” legend has been largely out of the...
  • Supertramp co-founder Roger Hodgson sets Bethlehem, Pa., stop for fall tour

    Supertramp co-founder Roger Hodgson sets Bethlehem, Pa., stop for fall tour

    Following extensive tours of Europe and South America, Roger Hodgson - the legendary vocalist and singer-songwriter from Supertramp, will be heading back to North America in November for a series of fall tour dates. Hodgson co-founded Supertramp in 1969 and remained with them for the next fourteen...
  • Experience music shops in Cleveland

    Experience music shops in Cleveland

    Music comes in many different styles, methods and preferences. Whether making your own music, mocking someones or experiencing old and new recorded music, finding the right form for you has never been easier in Cleveland as any of these three music shops. Blue Arrow Records & Boutique1600...
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