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3 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

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.

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

3 hrs ago | 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)

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Related Topix: Taj Mahal, Mill Valley, CA

3 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: The Blues Band, Johnny Rawls, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | NME

Arcade Fire cover Bo Diddley during Chicago gig - watch

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

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Related Topix: Bo Diddley

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

9 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: John Lee Hooker

12 hrs ago | Telegram

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.

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Related Topix: Memphis Slim, Canada

15 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Etta James, Gracie Fields, Vocal

19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'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.'

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

HipHopDx

[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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

Burnley Express

Photos: Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival 2014

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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WWOZ

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.

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

Channel3000

Alpine Valley Music Theatre for sale

The Wisconsin music venue tucked away in the rolling hills of Walworth County that has hosted such musical greats as the Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam and the Grateful Dead is for sale.

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Related Topix: Walworth County, WI, Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Billings Outpost

Australian bluesman Harper has new album

Called "Bare Bones," it's a collaborative album with fellow Detroit-based bluesman Motor City Josh.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Lancashire Telegraph

The Groundhogs get the party started on Saturday at the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.

Colne has become such a highlight of the Blues scene in Britain that it feels really special to be part of the celebrations.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock

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