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2 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Top 3 Concerts: Pennsylvania Blues Festival

In all, 20 national and regional acts will perform on two stages at the 23rd annual Pennsylvania Blues Festival.

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Related Topix: James Cotton, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Blues, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Entertainment venue promoters lament death of music icon

LOW NOTES: Johnny Winter was scheduled to bring his tour, in support of his forthcoming "Step Back" disc, to the Granite State, prompting entertainment venue officials to talk about the holes left in show lineups, as well as in the hearts of music enthusiasts.

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Related Topix: Johnny Winter, Plymouth, NH, Londonderry, NH, Eric Clapton, Marketing, Theater, Arts

9 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Posh boys join hip parade for charity

WATCHING 15 Oxford students sway and sing on the steps of the Radcliffe Camera to Shakira's Hips Don't Lie is not an everyday sight.

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Related Topix: Out of the Blue

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach Legends in Concerta s Taylor Swift tribute artist turns heads a " and her own

Elizabeth Scarborough of Charleston, paying tribute to Taylor Swift in a special engagement through Aug. 16, among the summer lineup through Aug. 31: the Blues Brothers , Michael Jackson , Madonna , Elvis Presley , and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Myrtle Beach, SC, The Blues Brothers, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Madonna

Examiner.com

This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta July 25-27, 2014

Friday, The Georgia Flood comes to Darwin's with their exceptional young blues energy and talent.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Mudcat, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Events

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Scott Ainslie come to The Strand

Ainslie is a traditional acoustic blues singer, guitarist, historian and songwriter with personal roots in the Civil Rights era and a great affection for cross-cultural exchange.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Robert Johnson

Monterey County Herald

Blues Brews and Barbecue: The tonic to bring blues back to Monterey

Blues Hall of Fame member Joe Louis Walker is the headlining act on Saturday at the Blues Brews and Barbecue at Monterey this weekend at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

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Related Topix: Blues, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Joe Louis Walker

Nippertown!

New Release Rack: The Arthur Holmes Blues Band's "I'm Waiting"

I'm Waiting is the new CD recently released by the Pittsfield-based Arthur Holmes Blues Band , offering unique guitar sounds with moving lyrics sung and written by Arthur Holmes , bolstered by a strong bass style from John Worth and rhythmic beat from drummer Brian Forfa .

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Related Topix: The Blues Band, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Examiner.com

Blues at the Taste of Lincoln Avenue

The blues will be well represented this weekend at Chicago's Taste of Lincoln Ave .

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Related Topix: Blues, Chicago, IL

Kent Online

Medway Council cancels blues gig planned for Chatham Waterfront

Music fans have been left disappointed after a blues, rock and soul concert the first gig of its kind in Medway - has been cancelled, The 80s blues band Nine Below Zero were due to be headlining, joined by The Brothers Grimm Medway's answer to the Blues Brothers - and supported by The Substitutes and Ol' Pal's Act.

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Related Topix: Nine Below Zero, The Blues Brothers

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

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THIS DAY IN 2011: Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London. She was 27. Her death was attributed to accidental alcohol poisoning.

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Related Topix: Amy Winehouse, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, California, Don Imus, Tony Joe White

Tue Jul 22, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Watchung Hills Regional High School Student Wins Showcase of the Stars

Michael DeMarco, a local sophomore at Watchung Hills Regional High School won first place in the Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival "Showcase of the Stars" competition on July 18. Hearing about it through the Warren Recreation Department, DeMarco applied to perform his own medley of songs by Bill Withers and Maroon 5. Self-taught for three years, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Warren, NJ, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

KRBZ-FM Westwood

Daily Dozen Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Starting At #12 The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt Kitten - Cut it Out The Black Keys - Fever Panama Wedding - All of the People Phantogram - Black Out Days The Preatures - Is This How You Feel Glass Animals - Gooey Half Moon Run - Call Me in the Afternoon The Griswolds - Beware the Dog Banks - Drowning Bleachers - I Wanna Get Better Queens of The ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Lowell Sun

Marquise Knox Blues

At 23 years old, Marquise Knox, a native of St. Louis, was born into a family with deep roots in the blues tradition.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Clarksdale, MS

Examiner.com

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Black Entertainment

Billboard

Sam Smith's Spotify Gamble: Did It Pay Off?

Hoping to beat Lana Del Rey to the No. 1 spot in first-week sales, Capitol Music Group took significant risk in betting against streaming.

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Related Topix: Sam Smith, Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys

Mashable

Jessica Alba Shines Through Facial Scars in 'Sin City' Poster

Neither sleet nor bad attitude nor deep facial lacerations will keep Jessica Alba from delivering her smoldering awesomeness in this poster for Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez' Sin City: A Dame to Kill For .

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Frank Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NME

The Black Keys bring Latitude to a close with 'El Camino'-heavy headline set

Tame Impala, Fat White Family and Parquet Courts were among those to also play the final day of the festival The Black Keys topped the bill at Latitude Festival last night , bringing the Suffolk event to a close with a 90-minute headline set.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Painting, Arts

JD Supra

Looking Back on Johnny Winter and GSK's 2001 China Bribery Scandal

Johnny Winter died yesterday. He was one of the greatest rock and roll guitarists of all-time.

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Related Topix: Johnny Winter, Beaumont, TX, US News

City Pages

The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, 7/19/14

The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, hosted by Patrick's Cabaret, Harriet Brewing, The Hub bike shop & Mosaic Cafe, was back and bigger than ever on Saturday with five stages filled with all kinds of music - from folk to punk to soul, rock and blues.

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