Eastern Daily Press
1960s soul star leads galaxy of top acts at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre new season
SOUL DIVA: Former Motown star Martha Reeves will be appearing at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft in September.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Guitarist Thom Douvan Returns to His Detroit Roots on "Brother Brother"
Those funk and soul-jazz roots run deep with the Ann Arbor native and come to the surface on his second release as a leader, Brother Brother -an outing dedicated to Funk Brothers & Richard "Pistol" Allen.
Motown's Ryan Shaw to Bring Soul Out Loud with Brandon Victor...
The Cutting Room will once again host MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's three-time Grammy Award nominated Ryan Shaw on Monday, April 21 at 8:30pm.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Palm Springs: Fitz and the Tantrums bring hits to Tachevah
After the success of their infectious 2010 debut, "Pickin' Up the Pieces," neo-soul and indie-pop sextet Fitz and the Tantrums were faced with a stylistic dilemma.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
MOTOWN's Ryan Shaw to Play The Cutting Room with Brandon Dixon and Morgan James, 4/21
THE CUTTING ROOM will once again host RYAN SHAW, the two time Grammy nominee and star of MOTOWN The Musical on Broadway, on Monday evening, April 21 at 8:30pm .
Bands playing this year's redesigned Root 40 Fest talk about...
The members of Steele and Colfax are indebted to one of Denver's most unique stretches of road.
Twenty Feet From Stardom: the decline of the pop professional
It's an entertaining and often engrossing film. Unlike say jazz or rock, there are surprisingly few films about soul music - Standing in the Shadows of Motown from 2002 and last year's Muscle Shoals are two rare examples of soul documentaries - so this is a welcome addition.
A record lover's guide to Detroit
Remember those funny looking black frisbees you found in grandma's basement and threw across the room? Those were records.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Red Eye Chicago
National tour: 'Motown the Musical'
Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training - she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - but she grew up with Motown in the house.
He's our Soulman
A big 'Thumbs up and Thank you' was given to local DJ Soulman Sam when he called into the Bexhill Gateway Club to announce that his next fundraiser will be dedicated to them.
Cheers and Jeers: Monday
Kossack "signature lines"---you can create your own in your profile page and it appears every time you post a comment---are a way to draw attention to a favorite quote, cause or opinion.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Still dancing 50 years on
IT is not only the signature tune of a legendary Motown girl band but it is one of the world's most iconic pop songs.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Detroit native Zo! mixes influences from Motown to Dilla
Detroit native Lorenzo "Zo!" Ferguson never stays away from the Motor City too long.
Cracking line-up over Easter
The DJ is on from 3pm till 9pm with Northern Soul and Motown. Also, at Easter, the pub is running a "two meals and a bottle of wine for A 13.95" promotion, plus an Easter raffle and a kids' egg hunt.
Tribute act to star on stage
He presents the sounds of the Drifters, soul and Motown along with tributes to Elvis, Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Motown in the Mountains benefits Boone Service League Friday
The Boone Service League's third annual Motown in the Mountains fundraiser takes place Friday, April 11, at the Green Park Inn in Blowing Rock.
Motown and Soul Night for King's Lynn Macmillan Centre
Tickets are now on sale for the next Motown and Soul night raising funds for the Macmillan Centre at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Colorado Springs Independent
Fifty-two years after the birth of soul music, the term is still elastic. As a fan, I don't care all that much about "Northern Soul," for example, the more pop-oriented music that often came out of places like Motown and was embraced by the British dance scene.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Song Stories: Walking in Memphis
In this exclusive first-person memoir, songwriter Marc Cohn recalls the genesis of his classic piano-driven hit, "Walking in Memphis."
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Huffington Post
Why Drake's OVO Label Will be the Modern Day Motown
Since Motown's inception in 1959, they've been setting new standards for our society through the channel of music.