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35 min ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

The SetlistBlues, BrothersAnd so much in between

The bad news: Your live music options have been somewhat compromised by the occurrence of the third annual Savage Henry Magazine Comedy Festival .


Related Topix: Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, The Lazy Cowgirls, Punk, Arcata, CA

1 hr ago | NWAonline

Workshops are little-known part of blues festival

Successful festivals tend to grow and expand, and the Hot Springs Blues Festival, marking its 18th year this weekend, is no exception.


Related Topix: Blues, Photography, Arts, Cedarville, AR, Fort Smith, AR, Garner, AR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Blues workshop, comedy and more

Blues musician Bob Margolin, who did a stint touring with Muddy Waters in the early 1970s, will put on a workshop and performance Friday at the Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water.


Related Topix: Muddy Waters, Wichita, KS, Entertainment


New Blues Festival of Long Beach adds to busy Labor Day weekend of music

The blues are coming to Long Beach on Sunday with a one-day concert headlined by guitarist Bernie Pearl and performances by more than a dozen other acts, including a young girl with big blues shoes to fill.


Related Topix: Blues, Long Beach, CA, Celebrities, James Belushi, Jim Belushi

Marin Independent Journal

Fall arts preview: The season comes alive

From Shakespeare's magical tale "the Tempest" to the hillarious improv of Whose Live Anyway, from the Grammy Award-winning blues of Taj Mahal to the surreal masked madness of Mummenschanz, Marin's stages, galleries and museums are about to burst with sights, sounds and spectacles to usher in what promises to be a lively and intriguing fall arts ... (more)


Related Topix: Taj Mahal, Mill Valley, CA

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Get ready for a weekend of Blues at Blues Fest

A tradition started by the Marquette Area Blues Society, the Blues Fest brings local, regional and national artists to Marquette to give the crowds a taste of the blues.


Related Topix: The Blues Band, Johnny Rawls, Entertainment


Arcade Fire cover Bo Diddley during Chicago gig - watch

Arcade Fire covered iconic blues artist Bo Diddley during their gig in Chicago last night .


Related Topix: Bo Diddley

The Georgia Straight

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For stays true to its comic book roots

An overdressed Nancy sets her sights on getting revenge on an evil senator in the visually arresting, brutal sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Frank Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Inside the world's biggest record collection

Strolling between shelves crammed with his records, Zero Freitas pauses and finds another piece of music that he just must take home.


Related Topix: John Lee Hooker


Back to the blues

After 17 years as MUSICNL's executive director, Denis Parker is moving on, going back to focus on what he does best - writing and performing music Ask Denis Parker what it is, exactly, that he likes about the blues, and you might as well be asking him for the meaning of life.


Related Topix: Memphis Slim, Canada

Worcester News

Elkie Brooks/Swan Theatre, Worcester

SHE strides and struts across the stage, encouraging and cajoling her musicians with a comforting arm across the shoulders one moment and a wagging forefinger the next.


Related Topix: Etta James, Gracie Fields, Vocal

'Rising Star' winner Jesse Kinch: His best performance wasn't during the finale

Jesse Kinch excited both the live audience and the judges on 'Rising Star' with his powerful rendition of The Allman Brothers' 'Whipping Post.'


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Country, Brad Paisley

Tue Aug 26, 2014


[Interviews] Mali Music Talks Commercial Success & Being Embraced By The Pop World

Exclusive: With a top 10 R&B debut of "Mali Is..." Mali Music details the influence OutKast and his family have had on his material and musical outlook.


Related Topix: Mali Music, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Dance, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Hudson, Wedding

St.Petersburg Times

Weapons Convoys Seen in East Ukraine

For several evenings this month, convoys of military weaponry passed with clockwork-like regularity through Krasnodon, a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine near the porous border with Russia.


Related Topix: Nato

Capital Weekly

British blues invades Midcoast

After a Labor Day break, the weekly blues series will continue Monday, Sept. 8, with Joanne Shaw Taylor at 7 p.m., in the upstairs music room of Time Out Pub, 275 Main St. Tickets will be $15 at the door.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Eurythmics, Joe Bonamassa

Norwalk Citizen News

New Orleans rocker Anders Osborne returns to entertain a fired-up crowd

Blues rocker Anders Osborne will perform at the Blues, Views and BBQ Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is his third time at the event, which features other artists, including the Spin Doctors, Rory Block and Coco Montoya Band.


Related Topix: Anders Osborne, Life, Food, Food Festival

Dr. Grant and the All Star Blues Band Cap off Summer Concert Series

REMAX Leading Edge and Fells Hardware are the sponsors for the final Concert on the Common, which features Dr. Grant and the All Star Blues Band on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. There will be special musical guests joining in for a fun filled blues jam; the concert is suitable for all ages.


Related Topix: The Blues Band

Guitar Player

Marshall 1962 HW Bluesbreaker and 1973X Combos Reviewed

MARSHALL'S RECENT REISSUING of two classic amps of the '60s and '70s is welcome news for anyone who revels in classic British tube tone.


Related Topix: John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

Burnley Express

Photos: Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival 2014

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Related Topix: Blues


Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, "Calinda"

It's been over three decades since St. Martinsville native Nathan Williams embarked on a musical career with the Zydeco Cha Chas.


Related Topix: Folk, Panama City, FL, The Last, Punk, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles