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35 min ago | La Canada Valley Sun

Daryl Brown, son of James Brown, visits La Canada to talk father's biography

Through words and recollections, the spirit of James Brown was resurrected Monday evening as local fans came to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse to learn more about a new biography penned by the famed singer's son.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Pasadena, CA

4 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Kem Says with His New Album, "Promise to Love," He's "Keeping the Light On for R&B"

This week saw the release of Kem 's new album, Promise to Love , his first effort in four years following 2010's Intimacy: Album III .


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Kem, Jazz, The Temptations

5 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

Martha's songs that were built to last

T was a sweet tooth which lured Martha Reeves on to the stage for the first time The Dancing in the Street singer was just three when she entered a talent contest with her brothers Benny and Thomas.


Related Topix: Motown

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Listen to FaltyDL's Session for Beats in Space

After appearing on Tim Sweeney's Beats in Space radio show last night, FaltyDL 's 90-plus-minute session from the broadcast can now be heard in full.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, The Aphex Twin, James Brown, Electronic

The Washington Post

Memorializing U Streeta s a Black Broadwaya glory days

Sandra Butler-Truesdale is the only person on U Street not in motion. Standing on the corner of 15th and U on a recent Friday afternoon, joggers and shoppers streaming past, she gazes up at a no-frills apartment building that overlooks the busy intersection.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Black Entertainment, Sam Cooke, Libraries, Travel


September concert guide for suburban Chicago

Families can head down to the beach to celebrate the end of summer with swimming, food live music, luau dances and a fire show.


Related Topix: The English Beat, Ska, Black Entertainment, Smokey Robinson, Symphony, Arts, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Classical

Troop to premiere on TV One's 'Unsung' episode on August 27

TV One's award-winning docu-series Unsung , the network's longest-running original series is back on the air and in full swing.


Related Topix: August, CA, The Emotions, Pasadena, CA


Soul Asylum brings melody with meaning to Mohegan

There isn't a lot of soul in the music of Soul Asylum. At least not in the musical sense.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Soul Asylum, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations

Summer in the city with the Bruce Marshall Band

The Boston Harbor Hotel celebrated it's16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on Rowe's Wharf overlooking Boston Harbor.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, James Brown

Braintree and Witham Times

Music of soul legends being performed at Sturmer Hall

The show, on Saturday from 8pm at Sturmer Hall, will feature Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Barry White, Lionel Richie and many more.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Barry White

Business Journal

Horseshoe Casino opens to eager crowds during star-studded debut

With an actual horseshoe for luck in his pocket, Jerome Hall drove 71 miles from Harrington, Delaware, for the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore's grand opening.


Related Topix: Harrington, DE, Black Entertainment, Gladys Knight

Falmouth Packet

Free shoreside entertainment during Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

Residents and visitors alike are being encouraged to take full advantage of the entertainment programme being laid on for the Tall Ships regatta - and as an added incentive, it's all absolutely free.


Related Topix: Chorus, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Blues, The Blues Brothers, Motown

Detroit Free Press

Brian McCollum's Big Gigs: Linkin Park, Isley Brothers

It's been 14 years since 'Hybrid Theory' turned Linkin Park into one of the biggest bands in the land while bringing the rap-metal genre to its commercial peak.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linkin Park, The Isley Brothers, Clarkston, MI, Detroit, MI

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Bob Dylan & The Band Basement Tapes Complete Release

The latest installment of Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series will present the most complete version yet of "The Basement Tapes" recordings he made with The Band in 1967.


Related Topix: The Band, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Folk-Rock, Johnny Cash, Country, Curtis Mayfield

The Village Voice

Lincoln Center's James Brown Fest Showcases Peak Human Achievement

Is it overselling it to claim that James Brown's 18-minute performance on 1964's The T.A.M.I. Show rivals the moon landing as the choicest footage of human achievement of the 1960s? Stanley Kubrick couldn't fake this: Hot-footing in a crisp, checkered vest and jacket, Brown connected the world of then to the world of now.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Movies, Entertainment


What Millennials Should Know About... Aaliyah's 'Age...

The second single from Aaliyah's debut album was certified gold, which means it wasn't exactly slept on.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Aaliyah, The Isley Brothers, Dance, Pop/Rock, Mariah Carey, Hip-Hop

Something Else! Reviews

'Man, you're out of your mind!': The time John...

Hall and Oates' most recent No. 1 single, 1984's "Out of Touch," was dominated musically by John Oates' experiments with a then-new synth .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hall & Oates, The Stylistics

Dallas Observer

5 North Texas R&B and Soul Acts You Need To Hear Now

Dallas, you're hard to understand. It's hard to contextualize a lot of your actions.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Black Entertainment, Erykah Badu

Resistance Pro: The Real Thing 8/24/14

Sunday night was a big night for Resistance Pro Wrestling as it was not only the night of their latest event, but said event was the first TV taping for their unscripted reality show for the AMC network.


Related Topix: The Real Thing, Billy Corgan

Daily Echo

Motown legend books southern gig

FANS of Motown can delight with the news that one of its biggest and most popular stars is performing at a venue in the south on Tuesday, September 16. Soul diva Martha Reeves and her band The Vandellas will be setting the stage alight with an all-hits show at the Shanklin Theatre on the Isle of Wight.


Related Topix: Motown, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England,