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41 min ago | 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

The Age

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Of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, the three guitar superstars spawned by '60s band the Yardbirds, Beck was the one who best avoided burning most of the interest out of his musicianship in the first 15 years.


Related Topix: Jeff Beck, Pop/Rock, Eric Clapton, The Yardbirds, Beth Hart

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield


On the same show, Steve Martin performed his novelty hit "King Tut." 2010: Poison singer Bret Michaels was rushed to a hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, John Belushi

Herald Gazette

Mississippi Heat in Midcoast Maine

The weekly blues series continues May 5 with a 7 p.m. show by Mississippi Heat. Admission at the door will be $15.


Related Topix: Mississippi Heat, Warren, ME

Hollywood Reporter

Alligator Records Founder Bruce Iglauer to Receive A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce Iglauer , founder and ceo of legendary blues label Alligator Records, will be presented with the American Association of Independent Music 's Libera Awards Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as a leader in the industry as well as his humanitarian efforts.


Related Topix: Business News

WIGM-AM Medford

Keb'Mo' Joins Dave Koz Cruise

Blues virtuoso Keb' Mo' is the latest musical guest to join the lineup for the Dave Koz and Friends at Sea 2014 cruise to Alaska, which is set for September.


Related Topix: Keb' Mo', Entertainment

Toledo Blade

Stuttering clinic to host workshop

University of Toledo associate professor Rodney Gabel has something in common with actors James Earl Jones, Julia Roberts, and Bruce Willis: They are among the 30 million to 35 million Americans who stutter or have stuttered.


Related Topix: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis

Herald Gazette

Five questions for 'The Bluesman'

Benjamin moved to Rockland in 1973 when he got out of the United States Marine Corps, and served on the Rockland Police Department from 1976 to 1982.


Related Topix: Blues, Rumford, ME, Rockland, ME, Koko Taylor

Chicago Reader

The Pixies' deflating Indie Cindy and 15 more record reviews

Kent Burnside, My World Is So Cold Kent Burnside's grandfather, the late R.L. Burnside, spent most of his life playing raw, single-chord "trance blues" in jukes around his hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi.


Related Topix: R.L. Burnside, New York, Chicago, IL

Falmouth Packet

Boogie woogie blues bites at Porthleven festival

Those attending the 2014 Porthleven Food and Music Festival will have the good fortune to eat to the beat of the legendary boogie-woogie blues pianist Ben Waters.


Related Topix: Jools Holland, Life, Food, Food Festival

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents: "Crow Blood Blues"

I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The White Stripes, Tom Waits, Thievery Corporation, Electronic, Prison, Watches

The full list of records broken by Moyes as Manchester United boss

The Red Devils have struggled this season, with the Scot having picked up one ignominious first after another as his first season at Old Trafford continues on a downward curve David Moyes has overseen a record-breaking season at Manchester United - but for all the wrong reasons.


Related Topix: The Red Devils, Opinion

The Town Talk

At 60, iconic Fender Stratocaster guitar remains a favorite

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Robert Cray

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