March 10, 2011
Here are a Top 5 concerts for a entrance week:
Saying Apocalyptica is â€œthe worldâ€™s premier orchestral rock/metal bandâ€� isnâ€™t many some-more divulgence than observant it has rockâ€™s inaugural three-cellist lineup. There arenâ€™t many bands out there personification strain like this.
Maybe thatâ€™s a loss. The Helsinki, Finland-based rope has sole some-more than 4 million copies of a 7 albums internationally. It also played sold-out debate final summer to support a many new disc, â€œ7th Symphony,â€� expelled in August.
The New York Post said, â€œyou haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen long-haired dudes head-banging while personification exemplary cellos.â€�
The groupâ€™s debate final tumble was canceled by undisclosed health problems of member Perttu Kivilaakso. All tickets from a progressing date will be honored.
7 p.m. Mar 16, Crocodile Rock Cafe, 520 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Tickets: $20. www.crocodilerockcafe.com, 610-434-4600.
2. GRACE POTTER THE NOCTURNALS
With a sound shabby by classical rock, and a Janis Joplin essence component thrown in, a organisation expelled a vital tag debut, â€œThis is Somewhere,â€� in 2007. It strike No. 119 on Billboardâ€™s albums draft and No. 1 on a Heatseekers chart. The rope upheld Black Crowes, Dave Matthews and others.
Now a stand is speeding up. In Jun a rope expelled a self-titled sophomore front that zoomed to No. 20 on a Billboard draft (No. 3 on a Rock Albums chart), and it recently seemed on â€œThe Late Show with David Letterman.â€�
And, oh yeah, Rolling Stone repository chose it as one of a best new bands of 2010.
9 p.m. Mar 11, with The Belle Brigade, Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St., Philadelphia. Tickets: $31.25. www.livenation.com, 215-922-1011.
3. ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL
It has been around, personification boogie and roots music, for some-more than 40 years and releasing 30 albums and personification with Garth Brooks, Bob Dylan, The Dixie Chicks and others. In that time, it also prisoner 9 Grammy Awards.
While a rope has had some-more than 30 members over a years, frontman Ray Benson has remained a anchor.
Recently, it had a second outing to a tip with a Top 15 album, â€œWillie and The Wheel,â€� with Willie Nelson. It was nominated for a 2010 Grammy for Best Americana Album.
7:30 p.m. Mar 10, Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Tickets: $27 and $35, www.shermantheater.com, 570-420-2808.
4. HOPE FOR ALLENTOWN II
The initial of 6 Hope For Allentown fund-raising concerts to advantage a victims of a deadly Feb. 9 gas line blast in Allentown lifted $3,000 in money and 4 vans full of domicile goods, unison organizers say.
The second of those shows will underline Connie Edinger Trio, Andrew Kanas, Alonzo Gross a.k.a. ZO, Brian Xander, Candice J Quinones, Kaotic Karma, Lou Franco Project and Flux Capacitor. Special guest speaker Tori Thomas of WZZO.
Again, additional donations over a sheet prices are encouraged. Items many indispensable are clothes, cleaning supplies, beds, towels, linens, toys, non-perishable food Items, blankets, coats and shoes. New and kindly used home furnishings and domicile equipment also will be accepted. A box lorry will be during any plcae from 9 am compartment a finish of a uncover to collect items.
Volunteers also are indispensable to work a events, and sponsors to yield present baskets and equipment to raffle. Contact Mary Pierce during 267-574-5334 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Gloria Domina during 215-421-5644 or email@example.com.
HOPE FOR ALLENTOWN II, 2 to 8 p.m. Mar 13 during Florence Italian Grille, 238 Sycamore Drive, Breinigsville. Tickets $10 during a door.
5. CELTIC CROSSROADS
Described as â€œyouthful appetite and dazzling musicianshipâ€� it fuses normal roots by other genres of a strain family, including bluegrass, hobo and jazz, with a rhythms of Irish dance percussion.
The expel of all-Ireland champion performers has world-class musicians personification normal and non-traditional instruments.
8 p.m. Mar 16, Sellersville Theater 1895, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellesville. Tickets: $33 (Cabaret sole out), www.st94.com, 215-257-5808.