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11 min ago |

Rocker's lost luggage and broken leg means Black Country gig is off

A BLACK Country music venue has announced tonight's gig by blues-rock guitarist Eric Sardinas has been cancelled.


Related Topix: Eric Sardinas, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England,

4 hrs ago | The Independent

Nick Clegg the movie: Channel 4 to air Coalition drama showing Lib Dem leader's rise

He's a tragic character, a politician whose meteoric rise was swiftly eclipsed by plummeting poll ratings.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Dan Stevens

8 hrs ago |

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

It's taken nearly 10 years for filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and graphic novelist Frank Miller to get around to making this sequel, but it was worth the wait because the technical advancements make this second triptych of stories even more visually stunning, and the emotional resonance is even stronger.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Thursday, Celebrities, Mickey Rourke, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis

8 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Janiva Magness was meant to sing the blues

Like one of her idols, Billie Holiday, this lady really does sing the blues. Like many of her mentors, Janiva Magness has lived the blues and survived to sing about it.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, The Stray Cats, Rock-N-Roll

12 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Blues festival lineup includes rising stars and blasts from the past

Some of those who remember the Woodstock era may be surprised to learn Canned Heat band members are not communing with nature in some California back-to-earth settlement.


Related Topix: Canned Heat

16 hrs ago |

Dan Stevens gets in shape for The Guest

I was quite grateful they weren't all built like brick s**thouses. ''They were very lean and athletic, which people wouldn't necessarily associate with me.


Related Topix: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Dan Stevens

21 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Jake's Blues, Rock and Roadhouse Rockers at 8 Great

Is there any better way to spend a summer night than sharing it with your son, a lifelong pal and roughly 5,000 other friends? Not for Jake Banta, the leader of Jake's Blues, which headlines the last 8 Great Tuesdays concert of 2014.


Related Topix: Jake's Blues

Wed Aug 20, 2014


'Die Hard' star Bruce Willis debuts corn-eating device on 'Late Show'

Live Free or Die Hard star Bruce Willis has proved that acting isn't his only talent.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis, David Letterman, Inventions, Science / Technology

The Times of Israel

Summer of war delays summer of love fest, again

Israeli hippies have already had to put away their bellbottoms once this summer, with Operation Protective Edge delaying the 6th Annual Woodstock Revival concert in Jerusalem, and now, with the conflict dragging on through August, it's been postponed again.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, The Cream

Brandon Sun

Bebel Gilberto spreads her fusion sound in new album

The Rio de Janeiro-raised musician - the daughter of renowned singer and guitarist Joao Gilberto and singer and composer Miucha, - describes her music simply as the "Bebel Sound," an eclectic mix of Brazilian rhythms, soul and electronic music.


Related Topix: Bebel Gilberto, South America, World News, Brazil

Denver Westword

Sin City's Best Special Effect Is Eva Green

Sin City, population unknown but dropping every minute, is a gorgeous place, but you wouldn't want to live there.


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


Blues Phenomenon Jonny Lang @ the Mahaiwe Thursday [Berkshire on Stage]

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Jonny Lang on Thursday at 8pm.


Related Topix: Jonny Lang, Fargo, ND

Dallas Observer

The 10 Best Blues Clubs in Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas music bleeds the blues, but finding a place to enjoy them in Dallas-Fort Worth area seems nearly impossible these days.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Texas, Stevie Ray Vaughan

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Download "Don't Call No Ambulance" by blues man Selwyn Birchwood

Tampa Bay blues rocker Selwyn Birchwood is one of the hottest young guitar and slide guitarists on the blues music scene today.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Orlando, FL, University of Central Florida, University of Tampa

This is Local London

Alba reveals inner steel for sequel

Jessica Alba has revealed how excited she was to let out her inner tough girl for her role in the new Sin City sequel.


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


Marouane Fellaini Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Foot and Return

101 Great Goals also tweeted the newspaper's photo of Fellaini pictured on crutches, Napoli move for Man United midfielder now unlikely Doctors remain cautious re initial scans of Fellaini foot - no severe damage but whether ligaments injured to be determined.


Related Topix: The Red Devils

Tue Aug 19, 2014

A punk rock star is born in Benjamin Booker

There are many points of reference within but still nothing that can quite prepare you for the sound of Benjamin Booker .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Muddy Waters

Best of New Orleans

Out now: new releases from Dr. John, Benjamin Booker

Lo-fi demos of chugging blues numbers gave Booker a chance to flex his newly discovered gift of a voice, a smoke-rattled, throaty, note-sensitive whisper-growl not unlike that of blues greats before him.


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


Bruce Willis Has a Brilliant New Invention for Eating Corn on the Cob

We know that Bruce Willis plays a mean harmonica thanks to his appearance on Saturday Night Live last fall.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

The Coastal Courier

Free blues concert here Friday

Janiva Magness, who has been the B.B. King entertainer of the year, will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.


Related Topix: B.B. King, Black Entertainment, Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Life, Food, Food Festival