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4 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Big Brother 16 Spoilers: New HOHs Donny And Nicole Nominate Victoria, ...

Week 5 of Big Brother 16 came to a close on July 31st when the houseguests voted to send Amber home during the live eviction ceremony.


Related Topix: The Detonators

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival attracts Canadian fans

Billy Roy Danger & the Rectifiers are among the performers scheduled to play at the annual Mt.


Related Topix: Country, The Steepwater Band, Deming, WA, Blues, Whatcom County, WA

12 hrs ago |

SUNDAY at the Aire Do will as usual include headlining tribute acts

They will also be a fringe event with local bands and buskers playing around the site encouraging.


Related Topix: Eric Clapton, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

16 hrs ago | OC Weekly

How Walter Trout Cheated Death With Help From the Blues

Few OC-based musicians bleed the blues like Walter Trout. The soul, dexterity, heat break and elation in his voice and his playing have always set him apart.


Related Topix: Walter Trout, Huntington Beach, CA

18 hrs ago |

R.I.P Johnny Winter, James Gang remembered and more

Johnny Winter, legendary guitarist, died at age 70 on July 16 while touring in Europe.


Related Topix: The James Gang, Pop/Rock, Johnny Winter, Punk, The Monsters, Mott the Hoople

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield


THIS DAY IN 1981: MTV made its debut on cable stations across the U.S. The first video played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.


Related Topix: Eric Clapton

Detroit Free Press

5 more music biopics that dig deep in portrayals

'Get on Up' wows with Chadwick Boseman's virtual channeling of James Brown , but it also succeeds as a psychological portrait of what drove his genius.


Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Chanson, Edith Piaf

What's your music weekend Boston, by Amy Nachbar

The Scituate Heritage Days is this weekend beginning on Friday, August 1, 2014 with musical guests James Montgomery, Jon Butcher, Danny Klein's Full House Band, Leon Russell, Dickie Betts, Girls Guns and Glory and more.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

On Stage: Riverfront Blues fest, theatre and more

Jarekus Singleton gave up a career in basketball to become one of the top-rated blues guitar players on the scene today.


Related Topix: Blues, Tommy Castro, Marcia Ball, Popa Chubby, San Rafael, CA, Oakland, CA

Sentinel & Enterprise

Blessed to be blue: Shemekia Copeland comes to Bull Run

Two-time Grammy nominee Shemekiah Copeland, who opened for the Rolling Stones and shared the stage with Buddy Guy, B.B. King and Eric Clapton, will grace the Bull Run stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


Related Topix: Shemekia Copeland, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Eric Clapton

Oxford Mail

Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens and director Ben Bolt film a scene in Bampton

A DEVELOPER previously denied permission to build 127 homes in the village where ITV period drama Downton Abbey films outdoor scenes has returned with a new planning application.


Related Topix: Devon County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Dan Stevens,

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Jake Bugg has already shown ideas for third album with producer Rick Rubin

Jake Bugg has revealed that he has already started working on material for his third album, and has shared some ideas with super-producer Rick Rubin.


Related Topix: Jake Bugg, The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Chico Enterprise-Record

Long-time blues man makes way to Feather Falls stage

Award-winning harmonica player, Rick Estrin and his band the Nightcats bring their tunes from their newest album to Feather Falls Casino.


Related Topix: Feather-Falls, CA, Jimmy Reed, Entertainment

Vids from the Vault - Dylan, Yearwood - Tomorrow Night, March 1994

This video is a rare video and there's little documentation online on the event, even from Bob Links and the usual reliable sources.


Related Topix: Lonnie Johnson


Project Car Hell, Famous Movie Police Cars Edition: Magnum Force or Blues Brothers?

For around a grand, you could start building a replica of the Blues Brothers' 1974 Dodge Monaco or Dirty Harry's 1972 Ford Custom 500.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Magnum Force, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Detroit, MI, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood, Autos


Dead man walking or comeback kid?

More than a few Republicans see Chris Christie as something akin to Bruce Willis' character in "The Sixth Sense" - the last man to realize he's no longer alive.


Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Frank Lautenberg, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Oxford Times

Tweet from Shakira is Out of the Blue

Student group Out of the Blue, who filmed a music video of Shakira songs to raise money for charity, has gained praise from the pop star herself.


Related Topix: Out of the Blue

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Rio Times

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram , Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows.


Related Topix: Blues, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, Brazil, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 7-29-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.


Related Topix: Junior Kimbrough, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine)


'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Asian-American, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Entertainment