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WOGL’s Harvey Holiday Joins Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk Of Fame

Exciting news! Our sister-station, WOGL’s own Harvey Holiday is one the 2015 Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame’s Class of inductees!

WOGL-FM–05/28/2015

The Roots perform at "The Roots Picnic" music festival at Penn's Landing on June 7, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Guide To The 2015 Roots Picnic

This year, Festival Pier is again set to host the annual festival on the waterfront. Here’s what you need to know.

05/22/2015

12.12.12 Concert

Bon Jovi Breaks Out Guitar At Rutgers University-Camden Commencement

The New Jersey native premiered a new song, “Reunion,” which he said was a gift to the graduates. It began, “This isn’t how the story ends, my friends, it’s just a fork along the road.”

05/21/2015

Lady Gaga and David Letterman

What David Letterman & His ‘Late Show’ Meant To Music

David Letterman was your taste-maker older brother who shared his favorite music nightly like a perfectly curated mixtape.

05/19/2015

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Choosic App

Choosic is an app that takes a ‘hot or not’ sort of approach to music.

05/11/2015

(credit: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia)

Chamber Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years With Special Concert

Janelle McCoy, the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, shared some information on what to expect at the 50th Anniversary Concert on May 10th at Verizon Hall.

04/25/2015

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Beethoven’s First Symphony At Verizon Hall

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of Beethoven’s First, performed on May 8th and 9th at Verizon Hall.

04/18/2015

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‘Epic Hollywood Soundtracks’ At Verizon Hall

Michael Krajewski, the music director and conductor of the Philly Pops, shared a brief preview of “Epic Hollywood Soundtracks.”

03/21/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

(credit: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia)

The ‘Masters Of All Time’ Concert

Jenelle McCoy, the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, described the “Masters of All Time” concert on March 22nd and 23rd at the Perelman Theater.

02/28/2015

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Paul McCartney To Headline Dover’s Firefly Music Festival

The announcement was something of a surprise, as McCartney had been a rumored headliner but was noticeably absent from the official lineup released a few weeks ago.

02/25/2015

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Global Music Rights Threatening YouTube

Did you ever wonder how YouTube could get away with having copyrighted songs posted on it? So do the owners of the songs.

02/18/2015

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Disco Fingers App

The Disco Fingers app lets you compose your own music.

02/09/2015

Lyn and her husband, Mark Schulz, at the Grammy Nominees Party. (credit: Lyn Finnerty)

KYW Newsradio Employee Preparing For Annual Trip To The Grammy Awards

Sheryl Crow. Lyle Lovett. Iman. Sting. These are just a few of the many celebrities KYW Newsradio employee Lyn Finnerty has met in her years attending the Grammy Awards.

02/05/2015

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The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day Concert

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of the Valentine’s Day concert on Saturday, Feb. 14th.

01/31/2015

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