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24 min ago | This is Local London

Blues brothers: Paul Lamb and Chad Strentz

For the chance to catch two of Britain's most respected blues players this bank holiday weekend, head down to the Bull's Head in Barnes.


4 hrs ago |

Guitarists still making memorable music with Strat

Some of the most legendary guitarists in music history have elicited unforgettable sounds from the Fender Stratocaster, the distinctive double-cutaway guitar born in a small Fullerton, Calif., workshop 60 years ago this month.


Related Topix: Fullerton, CA, Robert Cray

6 hrs ago | EDGE

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

I haven't been to a live music club in forever. My undergrad and post-college nights were filled with following my boyfriend Rob's indie band, first called Animal Logic then Party Akimbo.


Related Topix: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pop/Rock, The Explosion, Blues Explosion, Punk

10 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

Contemporary blues come to Bromsgrove

The duo combine great musicianship, passion, energy and charismatic performance to create a great show, and will be coming to Bromsgrove' Artrix Studio on May 10. What sets the pair apart is their approach to blues - their music is recognisably infused by early blues, but by no means bound by it.


Related Topix: Ry Cooder

14 hrs ago | Evening News

Video and photo gallery: Blues Brothers flashmob launches new Discover Norwich app

Stevan Gurney, executive director of Norwich BID, takes part in a flashmob at Gentleman's Walk, to launch the new Discover Norwich App.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers

18 hrs ago |

Blues musician Stallings brings his band to Live at Montpelier

For Charles Stallings, all there was for him growing up in the small town of Hobbsville, N.C., was the blues.


Related Topix: Hobbsville, NC, Jimmy Reed, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, Fort Dix, US Military, US Army, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

JD Entertainment Announces the 18th Annual Old School & Blues Music Festival

Apr. 16, 2014 - HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- It has been 17 years since Joe Douglas managing member of JD Entertainment opened the Old School & Blues Music Festival in Huntsville, AL.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, The Manhattans, R-N-B, Harvest, AL


Your Week in Music: So much new music, so little time

From Lana Del Rey to 50 Cent, some killer singles previewed this week. We're going to walk you through a few of the most popular.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

WMUS-FM Muskegon

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are having a baby girl

This is a first child for both Mila and Ashton, who was famously stepfather to Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' daughters Rumer, 25, Scout, 22, and Tallulah, 20. Mila has spoken before about how important motherhood is for her and the kind of parent she wants to be.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis

National Public Radio

Bluesman Apologizes For St. Louis Concert Gone Bad

Blues guitarist B.B. King wants his St. Louis fans to give him another chance after an erratic performance led to a stream of audience catcalls and early departures.


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

The Press-Enterprise

PECHANGA: B.B. King to play blues in August

B.B. King will be performing at Pechanga Resort and Casino Friday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 18 at 3 p.m. The blues great has been playing guitar and performing since the '50s and has more than 15 Grammy Awards.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, B.B. King


B.B. King was off his diabetes medication... Legendary blues...

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

Houston Press

The Everlasting Joys of 'Let's Work Together'

Lonesome Onry and Mean was pondering the greater meaning of all things with the aid of a cold bottle of Thought Elixir when Dwight Yoakam's version of the old Wilbert Harrison R&B smash "Let's Work Together" came up in the iPod mix.


Related Topix: Dwight Yoakam, Country, iPod, Bryan Ferry, Pop/Rock, Ry Cooder

Ladies Night Out at The Shops at Kenilworth is the 3rd Thursday of each month

Who doesn't love looking great and feeling confident for a night on the town with your girlfriends? Add a tasteful touch of leather and you're sure to have a good time.


Related Topix: The Red Devils

Tue Apr 15, 2014

River Cities' Reader

Keep on Scratching: Joe Bonamassa, April 19 at the Adler Theatre

Roughly a quarter-century ago, B.B. King said of Joe Bonamassa that "he hasn't even begun to scratch the surface."


Related Topix: Joe Bonamassa, B.B. King, Black Entertainment, Instrumental, Beth Hart, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Voice of America

Ray Bonneville Sings the Blues and More on New CD

Singer/songwriter Ray Bonneville has released a new CD called "Easy Gone" with music that reflects his musical and personal journey from French-speaking Canada to his current home in Austin,Texas.



Blue Plate Special: 'Hey Cookie, make mine a heart attack in a fog'

You might need to go back to your great-grandfather to hear stories about the plate of food that saved the nation.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Potatoes, Recipes

Blues Guitarist Eli Cook Set To Release New CD

Much to the anticipation of blues music aficionados worldwide, acclaimed blues guitarist Eli Cook will be releasing his new CD titled 'Primitive Son' on April 29, 2014 on Cleopatra Records.


Related Topix: Blues, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath, Tinsley Ellis, Rod Piazza, Gov't Mule


King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys perform at Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival 2010

The indefatigable globe-trotting King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys are set to play a rare hometown gig when they return to Birmingham to feature at The Jam House on Thursday.


Related Topix: Jazz


Jurgen Klopp Reportedly Targeted by Manchester United, Barcelona and Tottenham

The Red Devils have endured a difficult first season under the Scotsman's tutelage and are said to be eyeing Rey final against Real Madrid on Wednesday but many feel a defeat would be the final straw for the Argentinian.


Related Topix: The Red Devils