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You might recognize posh actor Dan Stevens from the PBS drama Downton Abbey but Stevens is leaving the Abbey in hopes of a Hollywood film career. The British actor stars as the action hero in the upcoming film The Guest , which can be described as an action thriller mystery comedy film.
5 hrs ago | The Sparta Independent
One of the finest blues guitarists to emerge during the '80s, Ronnie Earl often straddled the line between blues and jazz, with touches of soul and rock. The Broadcasters are an exceptional contemporary blues band.
7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Chris Strachwitz, the longtime kingpin of Down Home Music and Arhoolie Records on the Richmond-El Cerrito border on San Pablo Avenue, is getting his story told in "This Ain't No Mouse Music," a new documentary premiering this week. The 92-minute documentary screens at 7 p.m. Sept.
9 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton
It hasn't even been a month since the MTV VMAs happened, but it's already time for the MTV EMAs -- the European Music Awards. The nominees have now been revealed and as usual, pop and hip-hop have eclipsed the rock division in number, but there are still a couple of hard-hitting categories left.
10 hrs ago | Reuters
Singer-songwriter Yusuf, who was Cat Stevens until he converted to Islam, has announced a new album and a tour that will take him to Britain, Canada and, for the first time since 1976, to the United States. Yusuf's first new studio album in five years, "Tell 'Em I'm Gone", will be released on October 27, his record label Sony announced.
14 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he may start investing in the embattled Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino and hotel industry again. The television personality's name graces the Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza, owned by Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., but he left the company in 2009.
Today's Birthdays: Blues singer B.B. King is 89. Singer Betty Kelly of Martha and the Vandellas is 70. Drummer Kenney Jones is 66. Actress Susan Ruttan is 66. Actor Ed Begley Junior is 65. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 64. Jazz guitarist Earl Klugh is 61. Actor Christopher Rich is 61. TV weatherman Mark McEwen is 60. Singer Frank Reed of The Chi-Lites is 60. Illusionist David Copperfield is 58. Actor Mickey Rourke is 58. Country singer Terry McBride is 56. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 56. Actress Jayne Brook is 54. Singer Richard Marx is 51. Comedian Molly Shannon is 50. Singer Marc Anthony is 46. Comedian Amy Poehler is 43. Singer Musiq is 37. Rapper Flo Rida is 35. Actress Alexis Bledel is 33. Actress Sabrina Bryan is 30. Actress Madeline Zima is 29. Actor Ian Harding is 28. Actress Kyla Pratt is 28. Singer Teddy Geiger is 26. Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is ... (more)
Are you experienced? That's the question asked by a 25-year-old electric guitar pioneer on the title track of his 1967 album 'Are You Experienced.' Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Jimi Hendrix died only a few short years later.
The list of artists who were inspired by their father's love of music is seemingly endless. Many a musician cites their father's record collection as the genesis seed that took root and came to fruition in the career of the son or daughter.
Vampire Diaries star Michael Malarkey is set to release a 5-song EP, Feed the Flames , on Oct. 12; the title track will debut on iTunes Sept. 16. "As far as my songwriting goes, I became infatuated with Tom Waits after graduating high school, specifically Rain Dogs and The Heart of Saturday Night," Malarkey tells Billbaord.
Actor Hank Azaria on stage Friday as "Duffman," in "The Simpsons Take the Bowl" concert at the Hollywood. "The Simpsons" set up shop at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend -- and tens of thousands of loyal followers made the pilgrimage to witness the epochal event.
Anyone who follows jazz or has much sense of Houston's music history knows that Joseph Leslie Sample, who passed away Friday night after a losing battle with lung cancer, is a giant. But Sample was not simply a virtuoso pianist, a prolific composer and one of the inventors of jazz-funk via the Crusaders.
PRLog - Sep. 14, 2014 - BOSTON -- "Paul Speidel's guitar playing is impressive. He manages to mix blues and jazz and funk naturally and effortlessly.
Guitarist Byther Smith is another example of a Chicago blues hidden treasure. Not a household name, Byther can play with the same calmness as B.B. King or the intensity of bitterness and pain.
ROCKING THE SQUARE: Mungo Jerry perform in Darlington market square as part of the annual Rhythm and Blues Festival. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH ROCKING THE SQUARE: Mungo Jerry perform in Darlington market square as part of the annual Rhythm and Blues Festival.
Neil's Music Room brings Savoy Brown to Memphis, Neil's has been doing some great things lately. In recent months Neil's has brought in classic rock group Wishbone Ash, the return of Larry Raspberry and the Highsteppers, Rob Caudill and his Rod Stewart tribute and now he is bringing in one of the best groups from the early 70's, Savoy Brown.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:48 pm
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