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3 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Blues Festival tunes up at Blue Mountain

It's time for blues in the Poconos again, as the Pennsylvania Blues Festival comes to the Blue Mountain Ski Resort Friday through Sunday.


Related Topix: Blues, Pennsylvania, The Blues Band, James Cotton, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Music, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | ProSoundWeb

Harman Professional India Takes 2014 Blues Festival To Higher Level

India's An Ode to the Blues festival, now in its fourth year, was recently held at Bangalore's CounterCulture performance space/restaurant.


Related Topix: Blues, Guitar Shorty, Pop/Rock, Soulmate, Robert Johnson

11 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Review: Muscle, menace from Drenge on debut album

That's not a word critics of any kind should throw around lightly, and it's not done so here.


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Weekend Top 10: Great blues in the Bay Area

The lads will be busy on July 26, as they perform at 2 p.m. at Redwood City's PAL Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival then at 8 p.m. at Antioch's El Campanil Theatre.


Related Topix: Country, Lonestar, San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Life, Food, Food Festival, Antioch, CA

11 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Guitarist Robert Cray still has the blues

The legendary blues guitarist started working with bass player Richard Cousins in 1974.


Related Topix: Robert Cray, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Top 3 Concerts: Pennsylvania Blues Festival

In all, 20 national and regional acts will perform on two stages at the 23rd annual Pennsylvania Blues Festival.


Related Topix: James Cotton, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Blues, Entertainment

19 hrs ago |

Entertainment venue promoters lament death of music icon

LOW NOTES: Johnny Winter was scheduled to bring his tour, in support of his forthcoming "Step Back" disc, to the Granite State, prompting entertainment venue officials to talk about the holes left in show lineups, as well as in the hearts of music enthusiasts.


Related Topix: Johnny Winter, Plymouth, NH, Londonderry, NH, Eric Clapton, Marketing, Theater, Arts

22 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Posh boys join hip parade for charity

WATCHING 15 Oxford students sway and sing on the steps of the Radcliffe Camera to Shakira's Hips Don't Lie is not an everyday sight.


Related Topix: Out of the Blue

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach Legends in Concerta s Taylor Swift tribute artist turns heads a " and her own

Elizabeth Scarborough of Charleston, paying tribute to Taylor Swift in a special engagement through Aug. 16, among the summer lineup through Aug. 31: the Blues Brothers , Michael Jackson , Madonna , Elvis Presley , and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Myrtle Beach, SC, The Blues Brothers, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Madonna

This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta July 25-27, 2014

Friday, The Georgia Flood comes to Darwin's with their exceptional young blues energy and talent.


Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Mudcat, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Events

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Scott Ainslie come to The Strand

Ainslie is a traditional acoustic blues singer, guitarist, historian and songwriter with personal roots in the Civil Rights era and a great affection for cross-cultural exchange.


Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Robert Johnson

Monterey County Herald

Blues Brews and Barbecue: The tonic to bring blues back to Monterey

Blues Hall of Fame member Joe Louis Walker is the headlining act on Saturday at the Blues Brews and Barbecue at Monterey this weekend at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.


Related Topix: Blues, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Joe Louis Walker


New Release Rack: The Arthur Holmes Blues Band's "I'm Waiting"

I'm Waiting is the new CD recently released by the Pittsfield-based Arthur Holmes Blues Band , offering unique guitar sounds with moving lyrics sung and written by Arthur Holmes , bolstered by a strong bass style from John Worth and rhythmic beat from drummer Brian Forfa .


Related Topix: The Blues Band, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Blues at the Taste of Lincoln Avenue

The blues will be well represented this weekend at Chicago's Taste of Lincoln Ave .


Related Topix: Blues, Chicago, IL

Kent Online

Medway Council cancels blues gig planned for Chatham Waterfront

Music fans have been left disappointed after a blues, rock and soul concert the first gig of its kind in Medway - has been cancelled, The 80s blues band Nine Below Zero were due to be headlining, joined by The Brothers Grimm Medway's answer to the Blues Brothers - and supported by The Substitutes and Ol' Pal's Act.


Related Topix: Nine Below Zero, The Blues Brothers

WWWV-FM Charlottesville


THIS DAY IN 2011: Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London. She was 27. Her death was attributed to accidental alcohol poisoning.


Related Topix: Amy Winehouse, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, California, Don Imus, Tony Joe White

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Watchung Hills Regional High School Student Wins Showcase of the Stars

Michael DeMarco, a local sophomore at Watchung Hills Regional High School won first place in the Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival "Showcase of the Stars" competition on July 18. Hearing about it through the Warren Recreation Department, DeMarco applied to perform his own medley of songs by Bill Withers and Maroon 5. Self-taught for three years, ... (more)


Related Topix: Warren, NJ, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

KRBZ-FM Westwood

Daily Dozen Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Starting At #12 The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt Kitten - Cut it Out The Black Keys - Fever Panama Wedding - All of the People Phantogram - Black Out Days The Preatures - Is This How You Feel Glass Animals - Gooey Half Moon Run - Call Me in the Afternoon The Griswolds - Beware the Dog Banks - Drowning Bleachers - I Wanna Get Better Queens of The ... (more)


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Lowell Sun

Marquise Knox Blues

At 23 years old, Marquise Knox, a native of St. Louis, was born into a family with deep roots in the blues tradition.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Clarksdale, MS

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Black Entertainment