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Motown The Musical , based on Berry Gordy 's autobiography "To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown", is in its theatrical run on Broadway in New York City, along with touring nationwide. And it is a winner.
X Factor hopeful Andrea Faustini has flown through to the next round after a slick performance of Otis Redding's Try A Little Tenderness. "It's moments like this with somebody like you that makes this job worthwhile," said Louis.
Mention "Twist And Shout" to a Boomer and you'll get a shake of the thinning hair or shaved scalp along with recollections of the Fab Four on The Ed Sullivan Show . The more knowing response may even be the Isley Brothers, who recorded it first, in 1962.
World Cafe Live is getting a treat tonight Americana folk-rock band, Goodnight Texas . No, bandmates Avi Vinocur, Patrick Dyer Wolf, Alex Nash, and Bobby Kendall are not from Texas.
Aretha Franklin, State Fair. The 72-year-old Queen of Soul lived up to her billing: soulful, spiritual and sassy, an American treasure.
Detroit born Lily Tomlin is among this year's Kennedy Center Honors honorees to receive award. Tom Hanks, Sting, soul singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride are also being honored at the 37th Annual Kennedy Ceremony Honors to celebrate the careers of five extraordinary American artists December 7, 2014.
Smokey Robinson has written some of the most beautiful and tender pop songs of the modern age, but he didn't get where he is today by being soft. When he first met Berry Gordy - the man who would found Motown, with Smokey standing right alongside him from day one - Gordy rejected all but two of the dozens of compositions in the young writer's notebook.
Things could not be going any worse for Vanderbilt. The Commodores lost their first two games in sad fashion and currently trail UMass, 14-0.
After a close loss to the Colorado Buffaloes, the Massachusetts Minutemen look to keep the momentum going against the Vanderbilt Commodores. The Commodores are coming off two straight losses where they have yet to get an offensive touchdown.
Expect hits like Respect, Rock Steady and Natural Woman and some lesser-known tracks to please loyal, long-standing fans of the Queen of Soul. Lizzie Deane lives in Putney and has worked with a number of other soul and pop artists throughout her career, drawing comparisons to Dusty Springfield, Janis Joplin and Lisa Stansfield, as well as Aretha Franklin.
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For music fans, StarVista's six-disc collection is an absolute must-own, featuring classic performances from acts as diverse as John Denver and Linda Ronstadt to Alice Cooper and Janis Ian. Every performance is a true miracle of music, hearkening back to a time when showmanship was an earned incentive, not a hallow add-on.
The world-renowned recording artist is battling liver cancer, and his Muscle Shoals music family wants to give back what he's given to the area. "He has, through the years, given his time, donated his time to various fundraisers in the area," said organizer Judy Hood.
Perhaps it's the freewheelling sense of fun, the quality of its acts, its laid-back efficiency, or maybe just its beautiful setting. Either way, for many Oxfordshire music-lovers the best major summer music festival has always been its last - Bestival.
Born in New York, singer and guitarist Alix Anthony draws inspiration from greats of the music world, including James Brown, The Beatles, Eric Clapton and Little Richard. Anthony says: "People can expect a really good time.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:03 am
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