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Orfeh, Patti Murin and More to Bring Adele to Life at the Pop Show, 6/10
Farah Alvin , Anika Larsen , Patti Murin , Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge , Orfeh , Jarrod Spector and American Idol Finalist Erika Van Pelt will comprise the lineup for the June 10 edition of The Pop Show, part of the Broadway at Birdland series at Birdland Jazz Club.
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The longtime lead vocalist for the Isley Brothers , Ronald Isley helmed the influential family group for over half a century, a period spanning not only multiple generations of siblings but also massive cultural shifts that heralded their music's transformation from gritty R&B to Motown soul to blistering funk .
Sun May 19, 2013
'Play It Like You Mean It': Composer Teaches Ferndale Musicians a Life Lesson
Pulitizer Prize-nominated composer Ira Hearshen taught students about life, as well as music, during rehearsals this week for the Ferndale High School spring band concert.
Motown sound drives sentimental film ; The story of racial...
By MICHAEL SMITH Every so often, a film like "The Sapphires" comes along, and I'm glad it does.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Winnipeg Free Press
Boy walks into a bar. Boy meets girl. The rest of this narrative does not turn out the way you think.
Fri May 17, 2013
Singer/Songwriter JT Spangler Celebrates Release of First Full Length Album
The highly-anticipated release has already caught the attention of Shakefire , which praised "...the spectacular use of horns and the simple, effective song lyrics...Best of luck getting the title track out of your head." The album, the multi-talented singer/songwriter's first full length release after establishing himself as a popular recording ... (more)
CD Review: Marques Toliver - Land of CanAan
Toliver has an ear for epic arrangements and a fiddler's arm fit to spark flames.
Wed May 15, 2013
Use Your ZVIP Points for a Chance to Attend Their Private Show
Led by songwriter Michael Fitzpatrick, Fitz & the Tantrums brew up a retro sound inspired by Motown and Stax Records.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Westfield Library to host Mostly Motown with Rhonda Denet, May 29
On Wednesday, May 29 at 7 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will host Rhonda Denet with the Silver Fox Songs to perform the "Mostly Motown" review.
Masons Mill Sunday Evening Free Summer Concert Series
The Upper Moreland Township Parks and Recreation is getting ready for its annual Summer Concert Series at Masons Mill Park, located at 3500 Masons Mill Road in Huntingdon Valley.
Sun May 12, 2013
"For Once in My Life"
Blind from birth and raised in inner-city Detroit, he was a skilled musician by age eight.
CB put the flame on the Phoenix
Charles Bradley is a human time capsule. Everything about his act his purist soul, throwback funk, showmanship, wardrobe, storytelling recalls early 60s Apollo and Motown heyday without ever veering into schtick.
Sat May 11, 2013
Eastern Daily Press
Saturday review: Cromer Folk on the Pier festival
The magical, life-enriching powers of music raised the spirits of listeners during what was a dull, overcast, blustery second day of this year's festival.
Strand Singers Visit East Cobb
How about some Diana Ross and the Supremes with the latest updates on local zoning and transportation issues? That's what 50 or so East Cobb citizens got on Wednesday at District 2 Commissioner Bob Ott's town hall meeting at Walton High School .
Fri May 10, 2013
Tammi Terrell, Motown Singer Known For Marvin Gaye Duets, Was A Striking Ingenue
When music WAS music. Tammy and Marvin were perfect for eachother. Such a shame that cancer took this young talented person.
Stevie Wonder plays small Portland benefit Friday
Getting to see the iconic Motown artist, however, won't be right at your fingertips.
Premiere: B. Smyth Releases His Version Of Ne-Yo's 'Miss Right'
There are certain songs artists just can't let go of. Even when things don't always go as planned, music is a passion and when you're as determined as B. Smyth, getting your talent out to the masses is a must.
North Shore News
Dreamgirls' divas supremely musical
Tickets: $29-$70 at artsclub. com or 604-687-1644. SHE doesn't demand rose petals in her toilet bowl or room-temperature bottled water in her boudoir, nor does she throw public temper tantrums at the slightest provocation, but Aurianna Angelique has still been called a diva.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mother's Day Tribute to Motown Legends at Lincoln Theatre: Sunday, May 12
Forget flowers. If your mom loves classic soul music, take her to the Lincoln Theatre's "Big Mother's Day Tribute to Motown Legends." Headliner The Temptations Review features Dennis Edwards, who joined The Temptations in 1968, and there's a good chance he'll belt out renditions of "Cloud Nine," "Ball of Confusion ," and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone." ... (more)
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Music Spotlight: Ray Prim
The seven-member Ray Prim band has been making music and albums in Austin for the past five years.