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12 min ago |

Watchung Hills Regional High School Student Wins Showcase of the Stars

Michael DeMarco, a local sophomore at Watchung Hills Regional High School won first place in the Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival "Showcase of the Stars" competition on July 18. Hearing about it through the Warren Recreation Department, DeMarco applied to perform his own medley of songs by Bill Withers and Maroon 5. Self-taught for three years, ... (more)


Related Topix: Warren, NJ, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

4 hrs ago | KRBZ-FM Westwood

Daily Dozen Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Starting At #12 The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt Kitten - Cut it Out The Black Keys - Fever Panama Wedding - All of the People Phantogram - Black Out Days The Preatures - Is This How You Feel Glass Animals - Gooey Half Moon Run - Call Me in the Afternoon The Griswolds - Beware the Dog Banks - Drowning Bleachers - I Wanna Get Better Queens of The ... (more)


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

8 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Marquise Knox Blues

At 23 years old, Marquise Knox, a native of St. Louis, was born into a family with deep roots in the blues tradition.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Clarksdale, MS

12 hrs ago |

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Black Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Billboard

Sam Smith's Spotify Gamble: Did It Pay Off?

Hoping to beat Lana Del Rey to the No. 1 spot in first-week sales, Capitol Music Group took significant risk in betting against streaming.


Related Topix: Sam Smith, Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys

21 hrs ago | Mashable

Jessica Alba Shines Through Facial Scars in 'Sin City' Poster

Neither sleet nor bad attitude nor deep facial lacerations will keep Jessica Alba from delivering her smoldering awesomeness in this poster for Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez' 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, Rosario Dawson

Mon Jul 21, 2014


The Black Keys bring Latitude to a close with 'El Camino'-heavy headline set

Tame Impala, Fat White Family and Parquet Courts were among those to also play the final day of the festival The Black Keys topped the bill at Latitude Festival last night , bringing the Suffolk event to a close with a 90-minute headline set.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Painting, Arts

JD Supra

Looking Back on Johnny Winter and GSK's 2001 China Bribery Scandal

Johnny Winter died yesterday. He was one of the greatest rock and roll guitarists of all-time.


Related Topix: Johnny Winter, Beaumont, TX, US News

City Pages

The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, 7/19/14

The Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival, hosted by Patrick's Cabaret, Harriet Brewing, The Hub bike shop & Mosaic Cafe, was back and bigger than ever on Saturday with five stages filled with all kinds of music - from folk to punk to soul, rock and blues.


Related Topix: Blues

News Observer

Papa Mojo's, Durham's main club for blues, has closed

This past weekend saw the Triangle's club population contract, with the closing of Papa Mojo's Roadhouse.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Sonny Landreth

Evening News

Teenager, 17, dies after falling ill at Latitude

EAAA medics Dr Pam Crispin, Dr Vicky Smith and CCP Ben Caine treated a man in his late teens who had become acutely unwell.


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Pop/Rock


Dan Aykroyd Performs I'll Go Crazy with Bobby Rush

Dan Aykroyd makes a grand entrance to the James Brown classic "I'll Go Crazy" with help from Chicago blues great Bobby Rush and The Roots.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

ArtSplash 2014: Tualatin's annual festival offered paintings, jewelry and the odd space bounty hunter

There was a little something for everyone at Tualatin Commons this weekend. While Claire and April Johnston of Aloha doodled on the ground with chalk paint, Meylan Thoresen carved away on a new wood slate.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers

This Is Lancashire

Black Keys end Latitude festival

Latitude festival has come to an end with The Black Keys headlining the final night of the arts and music event.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Blur, Two Door Cinema Club

Village Life

These broads got the blues

Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli and Annie Sampson join forces as The Blues Broads, a roots-music supergroup of the first order.


Related Topix: Tracy Nelson, Art Garfunkel, Folk, Pop/Rock, Simon & Garfunkel, Otis Rush, Entertainment

Worcester News

Music fans enjoy Upton Blues Festival

20/07/14. Upton Blues Festival 2014. Captain Fulsakk of covers band Hump De Bump who played at the Swan Hotel.


Related Topix: Blues, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Worcestershire County, England, World News,


Great South Bay Music Festival draws appreciative crowd

Attendees cheer as Circa Survive performs at the Great South Bay Festival. The first day of the festival, July 18, 2014, hosted at the Shorefront Park in Patchogue, also featured Taking Back Sunday.


Related Topix: Punk, Taking Back Sunday, Theater, Arts, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Blues

Blues festival returns to Kenlake

Kenlake State Resort Park , in Aurora, will celebrate the end of summer with its 25th annual Hot August Blues Festival on August 21 and August 23, 2013.


Related Topix: Marshall County, KY, Blues

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Animas River Blues and Brews festival attracts locals and visitors

Armed with blankets, lawn chairs and umbrellas, blues music enthusiasts flocked on Saturday to Riverside Park in Aztec for the ninth annual Animas Rivers Blues and Brews Festival.


Related Topix: Aztec, NM, Animas, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Farmington, NM


Gov't Mule Honors Johnny Winter At Minnesota Zoo

Warren Haynes and Co. opened the show with a cover of "Good Morning Little School Girl" that was dedicated to Winter.


Related Topix: Johnny Winter, Gov't Mule, Sonny Boy Williamson, Black Entertainment, B.B. King