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One of the best things about this past weekend's Riot Fest in Chicago was the generational cross-section printed on the bill, and the warm reception that the veteran artists were treated to, many of whom were the founders of their respective genres. Making his Riot Fest debut was British icon Paul Weller -- known to many as the "Modfather" -- who felt that love.
5 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
IT was nearly 60 years ago, from the back room of a Southampton pub, that the seeds were sown for a club which became an international jazz mecca. Since then The Concorde - now based in Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh - has branched out from its jazz roots to cover a star- Concorde Club founder Cole Mathieson is delighted with the variety of entertainment they are offering in the new season, and added: "Over the last 18 months we have widened our appeal."
Last week Stevie Wonder announced an 11-city tour in which he'll perform each and every song from his classic 1976 double album Songs In The Key Of Life . However, this won't be the first time Wonder has recreated the album in a live setting.
An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. The lawsuit against LaBelle alleges the cadet, Richard King, was waiting for his family to pick him up outside one of the terminals at Bush Intercontinental Airport in March 2011, when LaBelle's bodyguard and two others attacked him.
Following widespread acclaim for her heartfelt homage to Joni Mitchell on 2013's Grammy-nominated After Blue, singer Tierney Sutton returns in the revealing setting of duos and trios on Paris Sessions, to be released September 16th, 2014. Called 'devastatingly intimate' by her colleague Mark Summer, cellist and founder of the Turtle Island Quartet, this collection of romantic standards and three originals by French guitarist Serge Merlaud casts a spell from the dreamy opening track, 'You Must Believe in Spring,' to the delicate closer, 'Answer Me, My Love.'
Later Live with Jools Holland is back for its 45th series from tonight, with performers including Alt-J, Ryan Adams and The O'Jays. Picture: BBC/Andre Csillag/Relay Photos The flagship music show, now in its 45th series, combines performances from legendary musicians and new acts from across the world.
Singer Stevie Wonder performs onstage at the City Of Hope Spirit Of Life Gala Honoring Rob Light on Sept. 19, 2013, in Playa Vista, Calif.
Today's Birthdays: Blues singer B.B. King is 89. Singer Betty Kelly of Martha and the Vandellas is 70. Drummer Kenney Jones is 66. Actress Susan Ruttan is 66. Actor Ed Begley Junior is 65. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 64. Jazz guitarist Earl Klugh is 61. Actor Christopher Rich is 61. TV weatherman Mark McEwen is 60. Singer Frank Reed of The Chi-Lites is 60. Illusionist David Copperfield is 58. Actor Mickey Rourke is 58. Country singer Terry McBride is 56. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 56. Actress Jayne Brook is 54. Singer Richard Marx is 51. Comedian Molly Shannon is 50. Singer Marc Anthony is 46. Comedian Amy Poehler is 43. Singer Musiq is 37. Rapper Flo Rida is 35. Actress Alexis Bledel is 33. Actress Sabrina Bryan is 30. Actress Madeline Zima is 29. Actor Ian Harding is 28. Actress Kyla Pratt is 28. Singer Teddy Geiger is 26. Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is ... (more)
Feed the body, nourish the spirit and beautify as you do so. This is the ethos behind the latest health and wellbeing book, a compendium of tips for feeling good, by London-based Amber Rose, Sadie Frost and Holly Davidson.
Partners, out on Wednesday, includes songs with Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie, and a 'virtual' duet with Elvis Presley. In a rare interview, the performer told Sky News: "I loved working with all the guys, and being surrounded by so much talent, it was fun actually.
AUGUST 5: Isaac Hayes performs on the Open Air stage during the third day of the Big Chill music festival at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills on August 5, 2007 in Herefordshire, England. In the 1960s, R&B and soul music was defined by labels such as Motown and Stax, as well as artists including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and the Temptations.
Robin Thicke 'high and drunk' making 'Blurred Lines' He says he was high for every interview he did last year, too - including Oprah. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tXnEds It has been a rough couple of months for Robin Thicke.
Sharon Jones ' new millennial emergence put sweet soul music back into the mainstream.
Stevie Wonder will perform his classic album "Songs in the Key of Life" in full as he embarks on a rare tour across North America starting in November. File photo of Singer Stevie Wonder performing onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Feb 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California.
The great man met me for a light lunch at Orso, the showbiz hangout in the heart of Broadway, during a break from rehearsing the revival of his Tony Award-winning 1982 play, The Real Thing. A congenial, reserved, charming man, he still loves the unequaled, frenetic excitement of Broadway, less so its pneumatic drills.
Brian Grazer was joined on stage by Sir Mick Jagger as he was honoured for his film career in Deauville. The producer collected a career award at Deauville American Film Festival before the European premiere of his James Brown biopic Get On Up, which he made with the Rolling Stones star.
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