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1 hr ago |

A punk rock star is born in Benjamin Booker

There are many points of reference within but still nothing that can quite prepare you for the sound of Benjamin Booker .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Muddy Waters

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

5 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Out now: new releases from Dr. John, Benjamin Booker

Lo-fi demos of chugging blues numbers gave Booker a chance to flex his newly discovered gift of a voice, a smoke-rattled, throaty, note-sensitive whisper-growl not unlike that of blues greats before him.


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

9 hrs ago | People

Bruce Willis Has a Brilliant New Invention for Eating Corn on the Cob

We know that Bruce Willis plays a mean harmonica thanks to his appearance on Saturday Night Live last fall.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

13 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

Free blues concert here Friday

Janiva Magness, who has been the B.B. King entertainer of the year, will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.


Related Topix: B.B. King, Black Entertainment, Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Life, Food, Food Festival

14 hrs ago |

See blues diva Candye Kane perform at Tip Top Deluxe

Candye Kane has been called a true celebrity diva and tough cookie. Her voice is described as brassy, sassy and seductive.


Related Topix: Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

Solo searching: Floating Action returns with a hi(gher)-fi new album

UNSINKABLE: Even if fame has yet eluded him, Seth Kauffman, second from left, continues to release wildly original yet wholly distinct records as Floating Action.


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

20 hrs ago | International Business Times

'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' Women Includes Eva Green,...

"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" which will be shown in U.S. theatres on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 features a lot of women including Eva Green , Jessica Alba , Rosario Dawson , Jamie Chung and Cast member Jessica Alba poses at a press line for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, California July ... (more)


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis

23 hrs ago |

5 supergroups to catch at Americanafest 2014

When the Americana Music Festival and Conference rolls around Sept. 17-21 in Nashville, you can bet on there being plenty of guest sit-ins during Americana Showcase sets.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Pop/Rock, The Decemberists, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Action films bore me, says 'Lucy' director Luc Besson

French director Luc Besson's new film, "Lucy", about a woman who ingests a drug that gives her supernormal mental powers, says action films bore him - but his movie still has a spectacular car chase through Paris.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Alternative, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks

The West Milford Messenger

A night of blues with Kenny Wayne Shepherd

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's "Going Home Tour," will bring a night of blues music Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Shreveport, LA, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Entertainment

This is The West Country

Otterton Mill has just released tickets for its Autumn music season.

In what promises to be an outstanding programme of acoustic music, highlights include international blues legend Dana Gillespie, and one of Canada's finest singer-songwriters James Keelaghan.


Related Topix: Dana Gillespie, James Keelaghan, Folk

Contra Costa Times

Fall arts 2014: Monterey, SFJazz fests take center stage

Autumn approaches, bringing the nation's best outdoor jazz festival and much else.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock, Jazz, Jason Moran

National Public Radio

Box Set Looks Back On Pioneering '5' Royales

Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Ray Charles

Rumer Willis celebrates birthday with gun-themed cake

Rumer - whose parents are action hero Bruce Willis and actress Demi Moore - celebrated the landmark on Saturday , when her mother ordered a cake decorated like a pistol featuring the words: ''Happy birthday Rumer ... Bang Bang.'


Related Topix: Sorority Row, Rumer Willis, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Alternative, Tarantino


Westford Rotary brings back Brews n Blues, Pig n Pepper

The Westford Rotary Club will host back-to-back festivals this weekend at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area, 61 Powers Road.


Related Topix: The Blues Band, Entertainment

Record footfalls at Taj fails to cheer hoteliers

Agra, Aug 18 : A record number of people visited the Taj Mahal Sunday, with footfalls crossing the 50,000 mark.


Related Topix: Taj Mahal, World News, India,

Congleton Guardian

Helen Mirren was 'wary' of Damehood

She is a darling of the establishment, a doyen of stage and television and, after playing three different queens on the big screen, is the closest thing to acting royalty Britain has.


Related Topix: Helen Mirren, Celebrities, Red, Red 2, Bruce Willis

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Courier

Red Devils win with early goal

BALLARAT Red Devils have pulled off a clutch win over Hume City to remain well and truly in the hunt to avoid the relegation zone.


Related Topix: The Red Devils

All About Jazz

Edgar Winter -- WBAB Rock 'n' Brews Fest at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Edgar Winter, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera formerly of Rare Earth & Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds NYCB Theatre at Westbury WBAB Rock 'n' Brews Fest Westbury, NY August 1, 2014 Blues-rock guitar virtuoso passed away in St. Gallen, Switzerland on July 16, 2014 at the age of 70. The music world lost the man who, in 2003, was ranked by Rolling Stone as the ... (more)


Related Topix: Westbury, NY, Pop/Rock, Rare Earth, Johnny Winter

Morristown Green

Sizzling hot: Headliner Matt Schofield and setup man Mikey Junior, at ...

SECURITY! No, wait-it's just Mikey Junior taking his harmonica for a walk on the Green.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King