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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Meet The Merchant: Iris Records finds past and future in vinyl

Between streaming, digital downloads, file sharing, and the death of the CD there's been no shortage of portentous or advantageous omens of a music industry in the midst of a drastic transition.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Funk

Yesterday | Surrey Advertiser

Sam Bailey and Sigma added to 'explosive' GuilFest line-up

X Factor winner Sam Bailey, chart-topping dance duo Sigma and hip hop legends The Sugar Hill Gang have been added to the GuilFest line-up.


Related Topix: The Sugarhill Gang, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, The Boomtown Rats, Funk, The Human League, Events, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Kool & the Gang trigger a wild disco party in Houston with local TV news stars in on the action

The 411: The non-profit's eighth annual gala drew a ready-to-rock crowd of more than 550, most of whom showed up in some combination of disco threads, wigs and go-go boots.


Related Topix: Funk

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily News

Fourth Annual MED Night Raises Hospital Awareness

"Celebrate good times, come on!" The song by Kool & the Gang this year's Med Night: A Soul Celebration headliner pretty much encapsulates not only the night, but the overall feeling about Regional One Health's vision and new direction.


Related Topix: Funk, Instrumental, Celebration, Country, Midsouth, Medicine, Soul, The Temptations

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Hinckley Times

Leicester Music Festival brings the stars out with headline acts

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)


Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Funk, Hip-Hop

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Marion Star

'Shut Up and Hold On Tour' comes to Blossom on June 29

Summertime means Toby Keith is loading up the truck and hitting the road. This time the outing is called the "Shut Up and Hold On Tour," with a northeast Ohio date booked June 29 at Blossom Music Center.


Related Topix: Toby Keith, Country, Ohio, Ticketmaster, Funk, Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Fri Mar 28, 2014


New Acts Announced For Leicester Music Festival 2014 - Tinie Tempah...

'Frisky' MOBO award-winning rapper Tinie Tempah has today been announced as the headline act for the Leicester Music Festival Friday 25th July event, with internationally-renowned funk favourites Kool and the Gang joining Saturday's line up.


Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Funk, Reggae, Soul, The Real Thing

Wed Mar 26, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Melissa Etheridge, Michael McDonald & More to Headline Milwaukee's Summerfest

There are music festivals, and then there's Milwaukee's Summerfest . Calling itself the World's Largest Music Festival, it boasts over 800 acts on 11 stages over 11 days, with a lineup that seems to include pretty much everybody.


Related Topix: Funk

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Austin Urban Music Festival to feature Morris Day, Kool and the Gang

The Austin Urban Music Festival is set to return to town on Friday for a two-day extravaganza of R&B, gospel and soul.


Related Topix: Funk, Austin, TX, SWV, R-N-B

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Fast Company

This Instagrandma Single-Handedly Justifies The Existence Of Social Media

Move over, Marilyn Hagerty , there's a new Internet's Best Grandma: Grandma Betty, who started a life-affirming Instagram account after she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer early this year.


Related Topix: Jeffersonville, IN, Funk, Business News


Boston, Kool & the Gang, Kenny Rogers, Avril Lavigne announce Cleveland dates

Fellow boomers, it looks like this is the summer when the kids' college fund is going to take a big hit.


Related Topix: Funk, Northfield, OH, Ticketmaster

Thu Mar 20, 2014


50 Cent Reveals Surprising Inspiration Behind 'Hold On'

But who inspires 50? With his latest single "Hold On," Fif tells MTV News that he borrowed a vibe from 1980s rap duo EPMD .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, Rap, G-Unit, Epmd, Funk