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22 min ago | The Age

Black Keys announce tour

Earlier on Tuesday the band was named as the main headliner for the 26th Bluesfest , which also featured George Clinton, Paul Kelly, Michael Franti, Alabama Shakes in its first line-up announcement.


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Age

Top picks of Bluesfest 2015 line-up

The Black Keys, Train, Michael Franti, George Clinton and Parliament, Paul Kelly with Dan Sultan and Trombone Shorty head an impressive mix of contemporary artists and legends for the first of at least five line-up Bluesfest announcements.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Train, Trombone Shorty, Hip-Hop, The Black Crowes

Black Keys to headline Bluesfest

MODEL Kate Upton is the latest to confirm that the leaked nude photos are real in one of the biggest celebrity hacking scandals to date.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, Country, Zac Brown Band

'An opportunity not to be missed' - Van Gaal on signing Falcao for Manchester United

The Colombia international completed a stunning season-long loan move to Old Trafford in the early hours of Tuesday morning, beating the transfer deadline to complete his move Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed his delight at securing the season-long loan signing of Radamel Falcao from Monaco .


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, The Red Devils

North-West Evening Mail

Blues star Bob is club's biggest name

AMERICAN blues star Bob Malone makes a high-profile visit to Furness on Friday to play for the Barrow R&B Club.


Related Topix: Blues

Johnny Winter Teamed Up With Fellow Guitar Greats For Final Album

Blues legend Johnny Winter 's final album will be a star-studded affair featuring famous friends including Eric Clapton , Ben Harper , Billy Gibbons , Dr .


Related Topix: Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, J.J. Cale

Andover Advertiser

Winchester doctor crowned UK karaoke champion

A WINCHESTER doctor has been crowned Britain's female karaoke champion - and is now heading to Sweden to fight for the world title.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Etta James


Dan Stevens rumoured for 'Escape from New York' reboot

Downton Abbey' s Dan Stevens has been eyed for a lead role in a reboot of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi classic Escape from New York .


Related Topix: Escape from New York, Thriller, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Dan Stevens, John Carpenter, Charlie Hunnam, Celebrities, Kurt Russell

The Times-Tribune

Lifelong case of the blues: Factoryville's Joe Kopicki Band continues to play the music it loves

Area blues aficionados know Joe Kopicki. The Factoryville guitarist has been performing in the area for the past 25 years with the same enthusiasm he displayed as a young man.


Related Topix: Factoryville, PA, Eric Clapton, Vandling, PA, Union Dale, PA

Download Keb' Mo's recording of 'America the Beautiful' for free through Labor Day

Blues-based guitarist Keb' Mo' is offering a free download of his recording of 'America the Beautiful' from his web site through Labor Day 2014.


Related Topix: Keb' Mo', Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bedford Blues & BBQ pulls in a crowd

The crowds danced when they weren't eating smoky sweet barbeque at Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, which ended Sunday.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Food Festival, Folk, Robert Cray

Westport Now

Spin Doctors Close Out BBQ Fest First Day

The Spin Doctors tonight closed out the first day of the Blues, Views, and BBQ Festival at Westport's Levitt Pavilion.


Related Topix: The Spin, Life, Food, Food Festival

The Columbus Dispatch

Despite heady success, The Black Keys remain true to their Akron roots

If you go The Black Keys will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in Value City Arena, W. Lane Avenue and Olentangy River Road.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Akron, OH

St. Cloud Times

Talk About It: 'Pop' shouldn't be a bad wordTalk About It: 'Pop'...

Talk About It: 'Pop' shouldn't be a bad word It's simple but true: People like what they like, and that's OK Check out this story on Michael Jackson performs with Britney Spears during the Michael Jackson "30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo ... (more)


Related Topix: Eric Clapton, Music, Entertainment

On An Overgrown Path

Which version of the truth do you want?

On August 27th 2014 BBC Two TV screened the first of a four part documentary Hotel India billed as "A look behind the scenes of India's oldest and most famous hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai".


Related Topix: Taj Mahal, World News, India,


Review: 'Sin City 2' boasts sexy women to kill for

In 2005, a visually arresting film by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller brought a graphic novel by Frank Miller to striking life.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Benicio Del Toro

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Ask Rufus: The Legacy of Black Prairie Blues

Roxie's Place was a jukejoint at White Station where Howlin' Wolf often played. Photo by: Courtesy photo Blues is a great unifier.


Related Topix: Blues, Prairie, MS, West Point, MS, Howlin' Wolf, Roxie, MS, Mississippi, Opinion

Broward-Palm Beach

B.B. King's Restaurant & Blues Club

Catch live blues, rock, reggae, funk, and other acts at this CityPlace venue, where the menu is as soulful as the music.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Who Ate All The Pies

Burnley 0-0 Man Utd - Di Maria Fails To Fire Red Devils To...

Despite having Angel Di Maria in the 11 for this game away at Burnley, Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United once again failed to register a win in the Premier League.


Related Topix: The Red Devils

The Hill

Celebrities gin up youth votes heading into midterm election

With young voters more apathetic about voting and government than ever, several organizations are trying to woo the "selfie generation" to the polls this fall.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney