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CD review: Joan As Police Woman, The Classic
Pitching her fourth studio album into the gap - admittedly a wide one - between Janelle Monae's Afro-futurist stomp and the introspective indie musings of Cat Power and St Vincent, Joan Wasser continues her trajectory from purveyor of maudlin, piano-based torch songs to purveyor of maudlin, funk and soul-inflected versions of the same.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bad Rabbits Band Is Rocking Out R&B For A New Era
R&B is one of America's great musical genres. As the music born from jazz and blues artists like T-Bone Walker, Roy Brown, Paul Williams, and many others continues to expand to the four corners of the globe, R&B's vibe evolves with each generation.
Northern and Motown Soul Night
Police Helicopter has said they were over town tonight following the RTC 'Rural area lit up to assist 3 x casualties being rescued.'
Exclusive interview with Irish dancer Jason O'Neill from 'Heartbeat of Home'
Thanks to Broadway in Detroit , Irish dancing will be back Motown before we have time to sweep up the green confetti.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Gym workout inspired by 'Motown: The Musical'
From the Supremes to the Jackson Five, nothing gets me moving like the infectious music of Motown.
Beck announced as headline act for this year's Festival No.6 at Portmeirion
The US star and London Grammar are revealed as the first two headline acts for the festival which also features Motown's Martha & the Vandella Beck and London Grammar are revealed as the first two headliners for this year's Festival No.6 at Portmeirion.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Women's history month at Pitt-Bradford to feature writers, Motown and more
The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will kick off its Women's History Month activities March 4 with a visit from ecologist, author and cancer survivor, Dr. Sandra Steingraber.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Oscars 2014: Most memorable moments and other highlights from the 86th Academy Awards
Best supporting actor winner Jared Leto of "Dallas Buyers Club" gave a touching shout-out to his mom, who sat beside him and shared in his joy.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Motown in the Magic City
Michael Jackson cleans up at the Grammys and Richard Spikes invents the automatic gear shift.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Atlantic For Kids to Stage R&B Musical Mr. Chickee's Funny Money, 4/12-5/4
Atlantic Theater Company and Atlantic for Kids is tuning up to present the New York premiere of Mr. Chickee's Funny Money, an all-new, rhythm and blues family musical, featuring music and lyrics that groove to an original score by Motown legend Lamont Dozier and his son, Paris Dozier, with a book by David Ingber , directed by Jade King Carroll , ... (more)
Lake Street Dive breaks big and Bad
Just before releasing its latest set of swinging soul gems, Bad Self Portraits , earlier this month, Lake Street Dive scored an impressive trifecta.
These 22 Lost Classics Of Motown Deserve To Be Rediscovered
Berry Gordy Jr, head of Motown Records with The Supremes, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, in the recording studio at Motown Records, Detroit, USA, 14th January 1965.
Current in Carmel
Motown icons to grace Palladium stage
Surely there's no better cure for the winter blues than a warm dose of soul. So plan to get your groove on at the Palladium on Feb. 27 as the Temptations and the Four Tops roll into Carmel.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Concert preview: Chic Gamine go with their instincts
The Winnipeg-based four-piece has certainly been turning heads with it, enough so that they've picked up one Juno win , and one nomination, for their 2010 sophomore release, City City.
Bruce Springsteen delivers sermon ...
Ladies and gentleman, the Very Reverend Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band delivered the champagne in a sparkling, four-hour sermon of top-flight, gospel-charged soul in their last Australian concert for 2014 at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Wednesday.
Music Picks: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Roky Erickson and More
Psych-rock standard-bearers The Black Angels come to town this week with the man who practically invented the genre.
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It's about time for The Lumpen
The Lumpen perform in 1970 at Merritt College, revolutionizing the music of James Brown, Curtis Mayfield and Motown with the messages of the Black Panther Party.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Live Music Blog
Camp Barefoot 8: Beats Antique, Papadosio, Lettuce, Kung Fu, Mike Dillon Band and more
The lineup for Camp Barefoot 8 has been announced! Set for the hills of Bartow, WV the weekend of August 21-23, 2014, this year's festival is back strong with Beats Antique , Papadosio , Lettuce , and Kyle Hollingsworth Band doing a tribute to Motown all topping the bill.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Motown Legend Diana Ross to Perform at Four Winds New Buffalo
Motown Legend Diana Ross will perform at Four Winds New Buffalo's Silver Creek Event Center on Friday, May 2, at 9 p.m. Eastern.
JJ Grey & Mofro at the Fillmore, 2/21/14
Coming from different regions and influences, the varied styles of a similar genre made for a nonstop entertaining show that brought older blues loving guys, lots of pretty ladies, and the occasional dreadlocked twirling folk together for the sake of experiencing music that cuts to the soul.