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16 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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,

CBS News

CTM Playlist: August 26, 2014

Singer Stevie Wonder performs onstage at the City Of Hope Spirit Of Life Gala Honoring Rob Light on Sept.


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Playlist, Entertainment, Television, Vista, CA

LSU's Conner Hale & Andrew Stevenson earn summer All-American honors from

LSU's Conner Hale produced a solid summer in the Cape Cod League to earn summer All-American honors from


Related Topix: The Commodores

Streatham Guardian

Stevie Wonder Comes To Streatham... Hideaway To Host Three Tribute Nights To Soul Legend

Motown's main man Stevie Wonder is headlining Calling Festival at Clapham Common this month, but if you're not able to make it, you might just be in luck.


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Motown

Jamaica Observer

Here comes Show Stephens

Growing up in Toronto, Canada singer Show Stephens says he soaked up the different sounds on radio and in the city's clubs.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Sam Cooke, James Brown

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents: "Stilted Guitar Picks and Abandoned Stilettos"

I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.


Related Topix: Nina Simone, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, Pop/Rock, The Church, Laika & the Cosmonauts

Memphis Music- The Next Wave

Years after Elvis, Jerry Lee, Johnny and others launched rock and roll, there was still a distinct sound made here in Memphis that was bringing in big name artists to record at one of its studios.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock


Eddie Vedder And Amos Lee Guest With Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson brought his summer tour to the scenic Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, WA on Saturday night, where he was joined by old friends Eddie Vedder and Amos Lee for parts of his set.


Related Topix: Quincy, WA, Otis Redding, Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam

World Magazine

Naomi Shelton's new album electrifies the body and edifies the soul

Gospel soul singer Naomi Shelton performed in Brooklyn nightclubs for four decades before she was "discovered" by Daptone Records.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment

Vanderbilt Commodores Matte Black Football Helmets For Opener Unveiled

The first game week of the 2014 season is officially upon us and Vanderbilt is already firing Commodore fans up.


Related Topix: The Commodores

USA Today

Album premiere: Souls of Mischief, 'There is Only Now'

Grab a seat, ladies and gentlemen: Souls of Mischief has a story to tell on new album 'There is Only Now,' premiering on


Related Topix: The Delfonics, Music, Entertainment

City Pages

Aretha Franklin at the State Fair, 8/22/14

A sharp, piercing sun was setting as the Grandstand was beginning to fill up Friday night.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops