Add to MyYahoo RSS

James Brown News

News about James Brown continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | News 12 WRDW

Fans wanting James Brown movie shown in Augusta asking for Governor Deal's help

Even though James Brown made Augusta and Beech Island his home, the Get On Up movie, about his life wasn't filmed here.


Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Black Entertainment, Nathan Deal, Soul, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Untitled to Tribute James Brown with Get Up With the Get Downs, 5/7

Each month Untitled Supper Club continues its new tradition of celebrating a legendary American artist during their birth month with a night of live music tribute from a favorite Chicago artist.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Chicago, IL

8 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Soul mining

Miles Davis: Miles at the Fillmore -- Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3 . Trumpeter Davis may not fit the usual definition of soul, but surely his music is filled with it.


Related Topix: Miles Davis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Funk, Sly & the Family Stone, Soul, New York

11 hrs ago | The Sound of Young America

Bootsy Collins

As a member of James Brown's band, The J.B.'s, Bootsy helped create the revolution that was funk.


Related Topix: Funk, Bootsy Collins, Black Entertainment, Soul, George Clinton

15 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

James Brown Classic Gets a Mellow, Perfect Update

California duo Pomplamoose have put their distinct spin on songs as diverse as doo-wop classics to Earth, Wind and Fire jams for a few years now.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B

21 hrs ago | EQ Magazine

Maxwell Announces 'Summer Soulstice' Tour Dates

Maxwell, the platinum soul star known for his show-stopping performances, has announced the 35+ date "Summer Soulstice" tour this June, July and August, his first major dates since 2010.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Maxwell, Tribune Company, Cab Calloway, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Soul, Broomfield, CO

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Burton Mail

Feel good all set to wow the crowd

SOUL lovers look set to be up on their feet as a 'the feel good show of the year' heads into Staffordshire.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Wilson Pickett, Tina Turner, Pop/Rock, Sam & Dave

Fri Apr 18, 2014


A Cultural Manifesto: 45 must-hear Hoosier 45s

Last week NUVO music editor Kat Coplen and myself co-authored the cover feature "100 Best Hoosier Albums Ever."


Related Topix: Indiana, Black Entertainment, Soul, Indianapolis, IN, Pop/Rock, The Jackson 5, Gary, IN


Letterman Music Files | James Brown Greatest Visit

Earlier this month we started a new column called Letterman Music Files devoted to sharing amazing musical performances from David Letterman's tenure as host of NBC's Late Night and CBS's The Late Show.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Album reviews: Ikebe Shakedown and AC/DC

Boston may not be the first place one would look for the latest in Afro-beat soul/jazz, but Ikebe Shakedown are one funky Beantown export.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Quadrophenia, Music!, Drama Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Portland Tribune

Live Music

The Soul'd Out Music Festival got off to a great start last week with packed shows all over town, and this week's festival dates include the following shows: 1 7 : Ural Thomas is Portland's elder statesman of soul, having shared the stage with James Brown, Otis Redding and Stevie Wonder, as well as having graced the Harlem Apollo stage 44 times.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Otis Redding, Soul, Stevie Wonder, Pop/Rock, Portland, OR

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Stage Tube: In Rehearsal with Cast of Mixed Blood's Passing Strange, Opening 4/25

Identity and racial politics form the foundation of PASSING STRANGE, one of the seminal musicals of our time, and Mixed Blood Theatre's production honors that epic rock legacy, with the added dimension of the intimacy and immediacy of the Alan Page Auditorium.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Los Angeles, CA, Weird

The Huffington Post

Live Cover Of James Brown Filmed In One Take Is Seriously Smooth

The last time we checked in on music duo Pomplamoose , comprised of Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, they blew us away with a unique mashup that brought together Pharrell Williams and Daft Punk with white foam board and a projector to create an amazing audio and visual experience.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Leon

Turf Show Times

The Turf Show Times 2014 NFL Draft Big Board

Help us make our big board for the draft. Please. Pretty please. Very much please.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Sports, NFL Football


Chadwick Boseman Had No Intention Of Playing James Brown On Film

Director Tate Taylor had his work cut out trying to convince Chadwick Boseman to portray the late James Brown in a new biopic, because the actor was adamant he would never step into the Godfather of Soul's shoes.


Related Topix: 42, Black Entertainment, Soul, Chadwick Boseman

A-Infos Radio Project

The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.15 Hour 2 - April 14-20, 2014, Segment 1

In hour 1, we'll hear the voices of youth extolling the virtues of James Brown and urging parents to "Trust Your Child."


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Gil Scott-Heron, Jazz

Mon Apr 14, 2014


James Chance Signs With True Groove Records, Records James Brown Cover

Chance hasn't lost his touch, the latest proof is the well executed cover of James Brown, where you can feel his original style all over the place.


Related Topix: Funk, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Flea, Deborah Harry, Blondie, Comedy Movies

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Item

Kelly: The Rev. Al Sharpton - Always landing on his feet

AL SHARPTON is one of the most astute political strategists I've ever met. He may also be one of the most unlikable - and, yet, still anointed with a status in politics and the media that is frankly unfathomable.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Violent Crime, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood, NJ, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sunday Herald

Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love

Paolo Nutini's second record, Sunny Side Up, topped the charts and sold 1.75 million copies in the UK but, to these ears, it was too restless, too keen to prove it could do anything - reggae, country, Celtic, jitterbug - to satisfy as an album.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Sam Cooke

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

ArtBeat: Juneau-raised author garners praise with dazzling book

The only reason Theresa Levitt's book "A Short Bright Flash" wound up on my desk was the mention of the author's experience working at the Alaska State Museum in the first sentence.


Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Black Entertainment, Soul