| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:37 AM
"Song of Spider-Man" is a tell-all memoir about the contentious behind-the-scenes drama that dominated the most expensive show in Broadway history. Written by Glen Berger, who co-wrote the script for the $75-million spectacle, the book provides a juicy...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Two-thirds of the Police -- guitarist Andy Summers and drummer Stewart Copeland -- will be reunited on Sunday to talk about their role in Amnesty International’s benefit concerts at the world premiere of “Released!” a new concert film...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:43 PM
The Phish jam-rock band is returning to the Hampton Coliseum Oct. 18-20. It's to be the latest in a series of key musical moments in the life of a legendary, 43-year building. I've been around to cover 19 of those years. Here are five memorable shows from...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Highlights from four Amnesty International all-star concert tours from 1986 and 1998 will be released for the first time on Nov. 5 in a six-disc DVD box and a two-CD set featuring awareness- and...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Shakespeare and contemporary popular music might seem like strange bedfellows, but his plays have a way of coalescing with whatever musical style is thrown their way. A rock version of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" won the Tony for best musical in 1972,...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:50 AM
He’s a world famous rock star and a world renowned human rights activist, but few new U2 frontman Bono was also one hell of an impersonator until he stepped onto the stage at the recent Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York and did his...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
A Lehigh Valley congressman will be with the United Nations secretary general as well as music icons such as U2 frontman Bono and Stevie Wonder next weekend at a massive music festival in New York’s Central Park to focus on......
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Singer-actor-activist Harry Belafonte is one of two 2013 recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Awards to be handed out Tuesday in Dublin, Ireland, along with Pakistani teen human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
This is almost certainly not the first time it’s been said (I probably even said it before), but I’ve got one word to describe the English rock band Muse. It soars. It did so again on Monday night at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, where...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:43 AM
It takes a very special event – and presumably a whole heck of a lot of money – to turn U2 frontman Bono into the world’s greatest wedding singer. Last Friday, the Irish rocker performed a rendition of the Ben E. King classic “...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:58 PM
They have fans all over the world. They've performed in 187 cities, including in Japan, Bosnia and shows across Europe. With an extensive playlist from more than a dozen albums that includes classics like "Sunday, Bloody Sunday," "With or Without You,"...