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29 min ago | This is Local London

Stiff joints: But still playing up a storm

The Sheen Folk and Blues Festival draws closer, with four days of live music treats from more than 20 musicians.


Related Topix: Blues, Nine Below Zero

3 hrs ago | JamBase

Black Keys & St. Vincent To Appear On Saturday Night Live

NBC has announced the hosts and musical guests for the last two episodes of Saturday Night Live's current season.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

7 hrs ago | WOLZ-FM Fort Myers

Peter Frampton announces summer tour & new album

Frampton will launch the trek in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 22nd with the Doobie Brothers.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doobie Brothers, Peter Frampton, Cincinnati, OH, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy

8 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

Blues inspired group nominated for awards hat-trick

BabaJack's Trevor Steger has been nominated in the Best Harmonica Player category at the British Blues Awards 2014, with the group already named in two other categories.


Related Topix: Blues

11 hrs ago | Daily Star

At least she wore undies! Rumer Willis bares all in an effort to expose sidebooty

While the latter might land you a deal with a sex tape corporation, underwear exposure is probably the more sensible choice, so we really should commend Rumer Willis for opting not to go commando in this outrageous frock.


Related Topix: Rumer Willis, Celebrities, Bruce Willis

16 hrs ago | Houston Press

Ex-Black Crowe Luther Dickinson Has Plenty 'Mojo, Mojo' of His Own

If the general rules of parent/child relationships hold, most members of the latter group will find the former's music tastes "uncool" at some point.


Related Topix: North Mississippi Allstars, Mississippi, Ford, Ford Club Wagon

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Steuben Courier

5 movies that don't care it's Earth Day

It's Earth Day, which means it's time to reflect on what we're doing to keep our planet beautiful.


Related Topix: Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Armageddon, Science Fiction Movies, Michael Bay, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, 2012

Ventura County Blues Festival is coming

If you love the blues then you may already know that it's almost time for the annual Ventura County Blues Festival .


Related Topix: Blues, Ventura, CA, Kim Wilson

Staples Singers Author Greg Kot To Speak At Rock Hall Library

Zac Brown and singer Mavis Staples perform onstage at MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Mavis Staples, Gospel, The Staple Singers


The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach reveals remix of Lana Del Rey's 'West Coast' - listen

The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has revealed a reworked version of 'West Coast' by Lana Del Rey.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Dan Auerbach

IDOL Finalist Casey Abrams & More Set for Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert Series

Chart-toppers The Smithereens, renowned blues guitarist Coco Montoya, American Idol finalist Casey Abrams, classic '60s rock act Vanilla Fudge, and Texas-based rockers Green River Ordinance highlight the 50-plus free performances during the 2014 Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert Series presented by Highmark Blue Shield.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Coco Montoya, Texas, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Drama

Phoenix New Times

Rhythm Room Mainstay Mona Watkins Bids Farewell

Mona Lisa Watkins sang "Xanadu" with Tab Benoit, watched Dick Dale stand behind the bar telling stories to Rhythm Room employees, and watched Francine Reed sing "A Song for You" a cappella to the bar's staff.


Related Topix: Tab Benoit, Phoenix, AZ

The Age

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Of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, the three guitar superstars spawned by '60s band the Yardbirds, Beck was the one who best avoided burning most of the interest out of his musicianship in the first 15 years.


Related Topix: Jeff Beck, Pop/Rock, Eric Clapton, The Yardbirds, Beth Hart

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield


On the same show, Steve Martin performed his novelty hit "King Tut." 2010: Poison singer Bret Michaels was rushed to a hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, John Belushi

Herald Gazette

Mississippi Heat in Midcoast Maine

The weekly blues series continues May 5 with a 7 p.m. show by Mississippi Heat. Admission at the door will be $15.


Related Topix: Mississippi Heat, Warren, ME

Hollywood Reporter

Alligator Records Founder Bruce Iglauer to Receive A2IM Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce Iglauer , founder and ceo of legendary blues label Alligator Records, will be presented with the American Association of Independent Music 's Libera Awards Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as a leader in the industry as well as his humanitarian efforts.


Related Topix: Business News

WIGM-AM Medford

Keb'Mo' Joins Dave Koz Cruise

Blues virtuoso Keb' Mo' is the latest musical guest to join the lineup for the Dave Koz and Friends at Sea 2014 cruise to Alaska, which is set for September.


Related Topix: Keb' Mo', Entertainment

Toledo Blade

Stuttering clinic to host workshop

University of Toledo associate professor Rodney Gabel has something in common with actors James Earl Jones, Julia Roberts, and Bruce Willis: They are among the 30 million to 35 million Americans who stutter or have stuttered.


Related Topix: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis

Herald Gazette

Five questions for 'The Bluesman'

Benjamin moved to Rockland in 1973 when he got out of the United States Marine Corps, and served on the Rockland Police Department from 1976 to 1982.


Related Topix: Blues, Rumford, ME, Rockland, ME, Koko Taylor

Chicago Reader

The Pixies' deflating Indie Cindy and 15 more record reviews

Kent Burnside, My World Is So Cold Kent Burnside's grandfather, the late R.L. Burnside, spent most of his life playing raw, single-chord "trance blues" in jukes around his hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi.


Related Topix: R.L. Burnside, New York, Chicago, IL