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2 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

'SNL' Adds Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg as Final May Hosts

We'd already known that ' The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ' star Andrew Garfield would make his ' SNL ' hosting debut in early May, but the final hosts of the season web up much more excitement.


Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys

6 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start

Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Mahalia Jackson, Gospel, Al Hirt, Duke Ellington, Pete Fountain

10 hrs ago |

This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta April 25-27

Friday, Francine Reed is a Blind Willie's. Katie Martin and Hot Soss are at Darwin's in Marietta.


Related Topix: Events

12 hrs ago |

Midday Muskegon headlines: Jessica's disappearance, Heights man shot, Chilly Blues

To say the last year for investigators working on the mysterious Jessica Heeringa abduction case has been frustrating would be an understatement -- a huge understatement, says Norton Shores Police Chief Dan Shaw.


Related Topix: Blues, Muskegon, MI, Norton Shores, MI, Muskegon Heights, MI, Grand Haven, MI

16 hrs ago | Ormskirk Advertiser

Multiple British Blues Awards winner Ian Siegal Plays The Atkinson

HE'S jammed with Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood, sung with the prestigious ONJ orchestra in Paris, toured in 25 countries, and his next CD is a BBC recording at the Royal Albert Hall.


Related Topix: Ian Siegal, Howlin' Wolf

17 hrs ago | WIXY-FM Champaign


THIS DAY IN 1961: Bob Dylan made his recording debut, playing harmonica on Harry Belafonte's "Midnight Special" album.


Related Topix: Muddy Waters, New York, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Country, The Oak Ridge Boys

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Priyanka Chopra's new single in third spot on Itunes India

The going is great for actor-singer Priyanka Chopra. She is out with her third solo single "I can't make you love me", which made it to the No.3 spot on Itunes India in less than 24 hours.


Related Topix: Bonnie Raitt

Watch the Latest Trailer for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For"

It welcomes back an ensemble cast that includes Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Mickey Rourke and Bruce Willis while introducing Eva Green, Ray Liotta and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to the fray.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jessica Alba, Hot Chicks, Bruce Willis

This is Local London

Stiff joints: But still playing up a storm

The Sheen Folk and Blues Festival draws closer, with four days of live music treats from more than 20 musicians.


Related Topix: Blues, Nine Below Zero


Black Keys & St. Vincent To Appear On Saturday Night Live

NBC has announced the hosts and musical guests for the last two episodes of Saturday Night Live's current season.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

WOLZ-FM Fort Myers

Peter Frampton announces summer tour & new album

Frampton will launch the trek in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 22nd with the Doobie Brothers.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doobie Brothers, Peter Frampton, Cincinnati, OH, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy

Malvern Gazette

Blues inspired group nominated for awards hat-trick

BabaJack's Trevor Steger has been nominated in the Best Harmonica Player category at the British Blues Awards 2014, with the group already named in two other categories.


Related Topix: Blues

Daily Star

At least she wore undies! Rumer Willis bares all in an effort to expose sidebooty

While the latter might land you a deal with a sex tape corporation, underwear exposure is probably the more sensible choice, so we really should commend Rumer Willis for opting not to go commando in this outrageous frock.


Related Topix: Rumer Willis, Celebrities, Bruce Willis

Houston Press

Ex-Black Crowe Luther Dickinson Has Plenty 'Mojo, Mojo' of His Own

If the general rules of parent/child relationships hold, most members of the latter group will find the former's music tastes "uncool" at some point.


Related Topix: North Mississippi Allstars, Mississippi, Ford, Ford Club Wagon

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Steuben Courier

5 movies that don't care it's Earth Day

It's Earth Day, which means it's time to reflect on what we're doing to keep our planet beautiful.


Related Topix: Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Armageddon, Science Fiction Movies, Michael Bay, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, 2012

Ventura County Blues Festival is coming

If you love the blues then you may already know that it's almost time for the annual Ventura County Blues Festival .


Related Topix: Blues, Ventura, CA, Kim Wilson

Staples Singers Author Greg Kot To Speak At Rock Hall Library

Zac Brown and singer Mavis Staples perform onstage at MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Mavis Staples, Gospel, The Staple Singers


The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach reveals remix of Lana Del Rey's 'West Coast' - listen

The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has revealed a reworked version of 'West Coast' by Lana Del Rey.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Dan Auerbach

IDOL Finalist Casey Abrams & More Set for Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert Series

Chart-toppers The Smithereens, renowned blues guitarist Coco Montoya, American Idol finalist Casey Abrams, classic '60s rock act Vanilla Fudge, and Texas-based rockers Green River Ordinance highlight the 50-plus free performances during the 2014 Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert Series presented by Highmark Blue Shield.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Coco Montoya, Texas, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Drama

Phoenix New Times

Rhythm Room Mainstay Mona Watkins Bids Farewell

Mona Lisa Watkins sang "Xanadu" with Tab Benoit, watched Dick Dale stand behind the bar telling stories to Rhythm Room employees, and watched Francine Reed sing "A Song for You" a cappella to the bar's staff.


Related Topix: Tab Benoit, Phoenix, AZ