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Joe Jackson North American Tour Comes to HarrisburgJoe Jackson North American Tour Comes to Harrisburg
Posted: Jul. 18, 2018


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BWW Exclusive: Reading Blues Festival Kicks Off Fall TraditionBWW Exclusive: Reading Blues Festival Kicks Off Fall Tradition
Posted: Oct. 15, 2017


Joe Jackson North American Tour Comes to HarrisburgJoe Jackson North American Tour Comes to Harrisburg
Posted: Jul. 18, 2018


BWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERYBWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
Posted: Dec. 13, 2017


BWW Interview: Che'Nelle Unveils Calm Before the Storm EPBWW Interview: Che'Nelle Unveils Calm Before the Storm EP
Posted: Dec. 19, 2017


BWW Interview: Dana Fuchs, Get Along Records Release 'Love Lives On'BWW Interview: Dana Fuchs, Get Along Records Release 'Love Lives On'
Posted: May. 18, 2018


Joe Jackson North American Tour Comes to HarrisburgJoe Jackson North American Tour Comes to Harrisburg
July 18, 2018

'I began to slowly realize what serious pop music was about. '

CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion Release New CD, #5or5000CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion Release New CD, #5or5000
July 2, 2018

We would always say whether there's five people or five thousand people in the audience...we're gonna give the show of a lifetime.'

BWW Interview: Dustin Douglas & the Electric Gentlemen Release 'Break it Down'BWW Interview: Dustin Douglas & the Electric Gentlemen Release 'Break it Down'
June 8, 2018

'(Break it Down) sounds like the music that I love; I wanted this record to be what I would listen to. I want to make records that sounds like my favorite band; I want to be my favorite band.'

'The Americans' Composer Nathan Barr Continues to Break New Ground'The Americans' Composer Nathan Barr Continues to Break New Ground
June 4, 2018

'I think the composing thing really started to become the thing where I caught that bug, and I look at myself here twenty years later into it, and I am still kind of I'm amazed sometimes that I can sit down and still be as excited about what I do now as I was twenty years ago when I was just getting into it.

BWW Interview: Dana Fuchs, Get Along Records Release 'Love Lives On'BWW Interview: Dana Fuchs, Get Along Records Release 'Love Lives On'
May 18, 2018

'I have a choice to be happy or to suffer; we have this choice, and we oftentimes think it's the internal circumstances that bring us to happiness or to suffering. If we think about it, it's really a choice of our own mind.

5th Annual FoodStock Festival comes to PA Ren Faire Grounds5th Annual FoodStock Festival comes to PA Ren Faire Grounds
May 18, 2018

In Pennsylvania, 1 in 8 people, and 1 in six children struggle with hunger, according to feedingamerica.org...

BWW Interview: Karikatura Defines Itself with 'Ghost Light'BWW Interview: Karikatura Defines Itself with 'Ghost Light'
May 14, 2018

'It's always been something we've struggled with is how to define the music we make. It's not necessary to define it that way. Somebody can listen to it and enjoy it, and that's enough.'

BWW Interview: Dave Goddess Group Releases 'Last of the West Side Cowboys'BWW Interview: Dave Goddess Group Releases 'Last of the West Side Cowboys'
March 5, 2018

'I try to take people to a place that they really can't get to by themselves.'

BWW Interview: Samantha Fish Forges Her Own Path With 'Belle of the West'BWW Interview: Samantha Fish Forges Her Own Path With 'Belle of the West'
February 9, 2018

'I think the more (women) just keep picking up instruments, and keep writing, and making our presence known, and not backing down, I think more and more people will be inspired to pick up instruments and continue on with that.'

BWW Interview: The Benjamin Vo Blues Band, Pennsylvania's Unsigned SecretBWW Interview: The Benjamin Vo Blues Band, Pennsylvania's Unsigned Secret
January 24, 2018

'I think the most important element I like to keep in the music is the blues feeling, regardless of different chord or what we do with the notes, it's just the blues feeling has to be there.

13th Annual Lehigh River Blues Jam hits Allentown, Saturday, Jan. 27th13th Annual Lehigh River Blues Jam hits Allentown, Saturday, Jan. 27th
January 22, 2018

The 13th Annual Lehigh River Blues Jam celebrates the music, and will raise funds for Mike Mettalia, a sufferer of ALS.

BWW Interview: Che'Nelle Unveils Calm Before the Storm EPBWW Interview: Che'Nelle Unveils Calm Before the Storm EP
December 19, 2017

'My aim is to get them to start getting used to the different sounds that I'm bringing to Japan and rest of Asia. The way I see it, somebody's gotta start doing it, and why not me?

BWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERYBWW Interview: Jeff Russo and the Music of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
December 13, 2017

'The original idea for the show has this common thread in the universe that everybody is connected--how do you experience that with music?'

BWW Exclusive: Reading Blues Festival Kicks Off Fall TraditionBWW Exclusive: Reading Blues Festival Kicks Off Fall Tradition
October 15, 2017

'To understand where you're going, you gotta know where you've been.' -- Slam Allen

BWW Interview: Dave Koz Celebrate 20 Years of Christmas Tours with New CDBWW Interview: Dave Koz Celebrate 20 Years of Christmas Tours with New CD
October 5, 2017

'...there was something about the saxophone that really connected with me. It became my sort of best friend and trusted ally, still to this day, it's right there for me all the time.'

Michele D'amour and the Love Dealers Arise from Lost Nights at the Leopard LoungeMichele D'amour and the Love Dealers Arise from Lost Nights at the Leopard Lounge
August 23, 2017

'I don't see any other genre that does not progress. Jazz progresses, hip-hop progresses, rock progresses, why shouldn't blues as well...?'

BWW Interview: Sharon Lewis Carries On With the BluesBWW Interview: Sharon Lewis Carries On With the Blues
July 2, 2017

'You know who you sound like?' I say, 'No, but you're gonna tell me.' She says, 'Yeah, you're like Janis Joplin and Tina Turner all rolled in to one!

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
June 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.'

BWW Review: Spring Gulch Folk Festival Celebrates 31st Season!BWW Review: Spring Gulch Folk Festival Celebrates 31st Season!
May 24, 2017

'Smoke from campfires, incense, tobacco and fried foods, along with farm-filtered air set us up for a series of performers that brought voices, songs and what someone once referred to as 'high profile' musicianship.'

BWW Interview: Gigi Rich Breaks Out with Same Kind of CrazyBWW Interview: Gigi Rich Breaks Out with Same Kind of Crazy
April 28, 2017

'I can go a lot of different directions from here...at the end of the day it's my life.



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