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3 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

40 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases '461 Ocean Boulevard'

Perhaps the best way to describe guitar legend Eric Clapton in July of 1974, as he prepared to unveil his watershed solo LP, '461 Ocean Boulevard,' was as a "wanted man."


Related Topix: Eric Clapton, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, The Cream

7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Newport Folk Festival wraps up 55th anniversary

She's headlining Sunday at Fort Adams. Other top acts include Jeff Tweedy of Wilco and Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes.


Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Mavis Staples, Pop/Rock, Wilco

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Blues Festival at the Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach

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Related Topix: Old Orchard Beach, ME, Blues

9 hrs ago | Billboard

Ariana Grande's - Problem' Gets Spoofed By Rumer Willis In Sunscreen PSA: Watch

Move over, "Weird Al." Ariana Grande's hit song "Problem" has gotten the parody treatment from the funny folks at entertainment production company The Battery Company.


Related Topix: Dance, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Rumer Willis, Celebrities, Bruce Willis

14 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Cincinnati Blues Festival coming to Sawyer Point



Related Topix: Blues

18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Bobby Patterson's 'Got More Soul,' Heart And Spirit

Soul singer Bobby Patterson got his start in the 1960s, and he's still singing. At 70 he's put out a new album, "I Got More Soul."


Related Topix: Bobby Patterson

22 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Music lovers soak up sun, jazz, blues at Tacoma festival

While most audience members of the Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival preferred to sip their beer on the sidelines, Karen Noyes, 60, was dancing to the beat.


Related Topix: Blues, Tacoma, WA, Jazz & Blues, Jazz

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Summertime Blues 2014: The Nighthawks and more of the season's best blues CDs

Blues stay away from me? Nah. With all due respect to the Delmore Brothers, we blues fans will take all of it we can get.


Related Topix: Muddy Waters

National Public Radio

Eric Clapton And J.J. Cale: Notes On A Friendship

There are, you could argue, two strands of Eric Clapton fans : those who love his scorching electric solos and groundbreaking fusions of blues and rock, and those who prefer his mellow, unplugged pop songs from later years.


Related Topix: J.J. Cale, Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Country

The Waterland Blog

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists 'The Wired Blues Band'

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries.


Related Topix: The Blues Band, Des Moines, WA

Blues rocker Patrick Sweany makes his way to Chicago

Prolific blues player Patrick Sweany is out on the road this summer to promote his latest album "Close to the Floor," which was released last year via Nine Mile Records.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys

Myrtle Beach Online

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.


Related Topix: Dr. John, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

Mighty Flyers kick off Blues Fest: Downtown Redwood City hosts annual ...

For those looking for a musical performance that incorporates both audio and visual aspects, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers is the show for you.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Downtown (San Francisco, CA), Life, Food, Food Festival

Blues Belter Shemekia Copeland Plays Bridge Street

She's still in her mid-30s, but singer Shemekia Copeland has already racked up two decades of music-biz experience.


Related Topix: Shemekia Copeland, Johnny Copeland, Music, Entertainment

Dominion Post

Why do we wear bras?

Supermodel Heidi Klum wearing the Heavenly Star bra - featuring 1200 pink sapphires and a 90-carat emerald-cut diamond - which was worth US$12.5 million when it was created by Victoria's Secret back in 2001.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis

Myrtle Beach Online

Selwyn Birchwood, Jarekus Singleton infuse the blues

Selwyn Birchwood and Jarekus Singleton did not grow up thinking they were going to play the blues.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Entertainment

Herald Gazette

The Show Goes On: Rock 'N' Blues Fest Continues As A Tribute To Johnny Winter

With the sudden passing of celebrated blues guitarist Johnny Winter, his brother Edgar Winter has vowed to continue on in Johnny's memory.


Related Topix: Johnny Winter

Evening News

Video and photo gallery: One week on relive some of your Latitude Festival highlights

The tent is packed away, the wellies are clean and you are probably just about starting to feel human again.


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Narooma News

Narooma Blues Fest artist performance days

THE Great Southern Blues Festival is gathering momentum with the announcement of artist performance dates for the three-day, multi-stage event.


Related Topix: Blues, Australia, Oceania, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Morning Call

Blues Festival tunes up at Blue Mountain

It's time for blues in the Poconos again, as the Pennsylvania Blues Festival comes to the Blue Mountain Ski Resort Friday through Sunday.


Related Topix: Blues, Pennsylvania, The Blues Band, James Cotton, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Music, Entertainment