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Fans on stage with Chic at Belsonic

Iconic frontman Nile Rodgers called members of the crowd up to join him during a performance of Good Times on Tuesday evening.


Related Topix: Funk, Nile Rodgers, Chic

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mangano Announces Free KC and The Sunshine Band Performance for August 23rd

August 18, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Nassau County will host CBS FM's Saturday in the Park featuring KC and the Sunshine Band at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, August 23rd.


Related Topix: KC & the Sunshine Band, Nassau County, NY, East Meadow, NY

Nile Rodgers Celebrates 42 Months Cancer-free

The star took to the stage at Britain's V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Sunday, and he shared his good news shortly before his set.


Related Topix: Funk, Nile Rodgers, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Chic

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Concert review: WMNF Groovefest 5 at Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa

I pumped WMNF on my way to Groovefest 5 and the Saturday Soulful Soiree proved the perfect warm-up to the station's event, which found me arriving in the midst of a set by Holey Miss Moley.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, KC & the Sunshine Band

Nile Rodgers Celebrates 42 Months Cancer-free

The star took to the stage at Britain's V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Sunday, and he shared his good news shortly before his set.


Related Topix: Funk, Nile Rodgers, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Chic

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Nile Rodgers performs at the 2014 Essence Music Festival

The disco legend revealed he's received the all-clear on cancer following his latest twice-yearly check-up.


Related Topix: Nile Rodgers, Funk, Chic

The Globe and Mail

Henry Stone gave voice to the Miami sound

Henry Stone, who produced early recordings by Ray Charles and James Brown, was the man behind the Florida company, TK Records, a fountain of disco in the 1970s and the source of what came to be called the Miami sound.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, James Brown, Soul, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, KC & the Sunshine Band, Music, Entertainment

Cleveland Daily Banner

Village People to headline museum gala

"Friday Night Fever" will be theme of this year's Museum Center at Five Points' Annual Gala, which will feature the talents of the popular band Village People, whose iconic status is still recognized as the "Kings of Disco."


Related Topix: Village People, Cleveland, TN, Five Points, TN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Vehicle owners cruise to Genoa for show on Main Street

GENOA – Joe Hengels of Kingston has owned five Dodge Coronets in his lifetime, but says the 1967 Dodge Coronet 500 he proudly displayed Saturday in downtown Genoa is the nicest.


Related Topix: Kingston, IL, KC & the Sunshine Band

Kelowna Capital News

Showing pride in Okanagan Pride

Okanagan Pride Week wrapped up today with a march by LGTBQ community supporters along the waterfront boardwalk from Stuart Park to City Park, where other activities are taking place today until 4:30 p.m. Energized by the beat from the '80s pop classic tune We Are Family by Sister Sledge, more than 100 supporters of the LGTBQ community in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Sister Sledge


KC And The Sunshine Band Get Down With Disco Laden Concert

Harry Wayne Casey, better known in the music world as KC, brought his South Florida Sunshine Band to a delighted diverse crowd at the Samala Showroom in the Chumash Casino Resort on Aug. 7. The band, which had a long string of disco hits in the 1970s, is benefiting from a resurgence in popularity of the much maligned disco dance era musical genre.


Related Topix: KC & the Sunshine Band, Chic, Nile Rodgers, Funk

The Jersey Journal

Atlantic City Weekend Guide: Teresa Giudice, Jennifer Nettles and Jim Gaffigan all in AC

"A Legend in Concert" Dinner Show takes place with legendary songstress Peggy King at The Palm inside The Tropicana.


Related Topix: Human Nature, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, KC & the Sunshine Band

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Market Basket customers stay loyal to workers

Customer Doreen Berendes of Manchester was among the employees and customers who were part of a rally in front of the Market Basket store in Manchester on Friday afternoon.


Related Topix: Manchester, NH, Sister Sledge, Epping, NH

PRLog US Entertainment

Kathy Sledge to Guest on The Jimmy Star Show Wednesday August 20th, 2014

Multi-Platinum Superstar Kathy Sledge from Sister Sledge will be a guest on The Jimmy Star Show TV/Radio show Wednesday August 20th, 2014 from 3-5 pm ET PRLog - Aug. 15, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Kathy Sledge will be a featured guest on The Jimmy Star Show Tv/Radio show hosted by King of Cool Jimmy Star along with Cool Man About Town Ron Russell and ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Sister Sledge, New York, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Stanley Clarke

OC Weekly

The Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

Pacific Festival: The Dunes Newport Dunes Break out your hottest swimsuit and slather on the sunscreen because Pacific Festival is back again to bring you the ultimate day party.


Related Topix: Giorgio Moroder, Country, The Weary Boys

The Spectator

Roland Barthes was a fan of Sister Sledge - and I can see why

Disco, the tackiest of music subcultures, is the nostalgia choice de nos jours .


Related Topix: Sister Sledge, Baccara, Pop/Rock, Chic

Red Bank Green

'Disco Fever' for Kids' Cause, at the Basie

Queen of Disco Gloria Gaynor appears with special guests The Village People in a September 6 benefit concert, dedicated to the Michael Fux Foundation's local children's hospital project.


Related Topix: Village People, Gloria Gaynor, Asbury Park, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Now it can be told: The Food Dude's origin story revealed

As those of you kind enough to follow my food ramblings, you know few places cause me to wax more nostalgic than my Austin, Texas, the town where I grew up.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Village People, Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine


The Boxcars Lead 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

The Boxcars lead the pack of nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Blue Highway, Raleigh, NC, The Gibson Brothers, Music, Entertainment


The Juan MacLean return to the electro disco on new track "A Simple Design"

Donna Summer , and a slowly unfurling ballroom of enchanting synthscapes. Part of its charm is that it feels somewhat trapped inside itself, all the majesty and no doors to escape it all.


Related Topix: The Juan MacLean, Donna Summer