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3 hrs ago | All About Jazz
Sorta like Hendrix, he lasted a little longer than the Purple Haze, until 1981, dying of a drug overdose at age 36. He suffered from insomnia as well as addiction.
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The filmmakers behind the wildly successful film You're Next are back with a new project entitled The Guest , and the flick has scored itself distribution via Picturehouse, which is planning a fall release for the film.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
I caught trumpeter Erik Jekabson over the weekend as he collaborated with the Thelonious Monk Institute All-Star High School Jazz Sextet and the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet.
12 hrs ago | Hilobrow
"Avalon, my home town, always on my mind. Pretty mama's in Avalon, want me there all the time."
Staple Singer Mavis Staples stays in great form and continues to tour pretty consistently.
Multi-award-winning blues singer/guitarist Rory Block will release the fourth CD in her "Mentor Series" on June 4 with Avalon on Stony Plain Records , a tribute to blues master Mississippi John Hurt .
The sexy Sheats-Goldstein House in Beverly Crest, architect John Lautner 's most masculine masterpiece, has appeared on film many times - in Snoop Dogg and Pharrell's 2005 video for "Let's Get Blown," in Charlie's Angeles: Full Throttle , in that movie where Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton play bank robbers in love with Clate Blanchett , and ... (more)
The Black Keys and Damon Albarn have been tapped to headline this year's Latitude Festival , which is scheduled to take place July 17-20 at Henham Park in Southwold, England.
"Whistlin' in the Dark," "I Won't Cry," "Make It Rain," "Things Left Undone": Janiva Magness' songs are about defiance of the past and hope for the road ahead.
The sequel to the 2005 movie has the actress, 32, reprising her role as Nancy Callahan, the stripper Bruce Willis' character falls for.
Being a front person of a band is a lot like being a stand-up comedian or a radio-show host.
The house was jammed with fans of Buddy Guy and his weighty legend. But there was a lightning fast, edgy and shapely youngster in the house and on his heels - opening act Ana Popovic.
The Baton Rouge Blues Fest is one of the oldest, free blues festivals in the country, and a third stage will highlight the lineup for the April 12th event.
Editor's note: After nearly a decade on the job, writer Erik Ofgang is giving up his Backstage Pass music column in order to take on some new adventures in writing.
Dudley Billing and Cho Cleary, of the Dudley Nightshades, will be performing at the Forth Valley Blues Festival.
They were one of 26 new acts to be announced today which also included Editors, James, Kelis, Mogwai and Tinariwen.
Dimension Films has released the first trailer for co-director Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For .