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37 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.


Related Topix: Dr. John, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

Mighty Flyers kick off Blues Fest: Downtown Redwood City hosts annual ...

For those looking for a musical performance that incorporates both audio and visual aspects, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers is the show for you.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Downtown (San Francisco, CA), Life, Food, Food Festival

Blues Belter Shemekia Copeland Plays Bridge Street

She's still in her mid-30s, but singer Shemekia Copeland has already racked up two decades of music-biz experience.


Related Topix: Shemekia Copeland, Johnny Copeland, Music, Entertainment

Dominion Post

Why do we wear bras?

Supermodel Heidi Klum wearing the Heavenly Star bra - featuring 1200 pink sapphires and a 90-carat emerald-cut diamond - which was worth US$12.5 million when it was created by Victoria's Secret back in 2001.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis

Myrtle Beach Online

Selwyn Birchwood, Jarekus Singleton infuse the blues

Selwyn Birchwood and Jarekus Singleton did not grow up thinking they were going to play the blues.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Entertainment

Herald Gazette

The Show Goes On: Rock 'N' Blues Fest Continues As A Tribute To Johnny Winter

With the sudden passing of celebrated blues guitarist Johnny Winter, his brother Edgar Winter has vowed to continue on in Johnny's memory.


Related Topix: Johnny Winter

Evening News

Video and photo gallery: One week on relive some of your Latitude Festival highlights

The tent is packed away, the wellies are clean and you are probably just about starting to feel human again.


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Narooma News

Narooma Blues Fest artist performance days

THE Great Southern Blues Festival is gathering momentum with the announcement of artist performance dates for the three-day, multi-stage event.


Related Topix: Blues, Australia, Oceania, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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