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4 min ago | Warrington Guardian

Martha's songs that were built to last

T was a sweet tooth which lured Martha Reeves on to the stage for the first time The Dancing in the Street singer was just three when she entered a talent contest with her brothers Benny and Thomas.

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Related Topix: Soul

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cape Gazette

Tickets now available for On Stage Harrington ...

The entertainment department at Harrington Raceway and Casino announces a new entertainment series, On Stage - Harrington, will start in October and will feature a wide range of entertainment.

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Related Topix: Soul, Funk, Average White Band

Berkshire Eagle

Music all day long

This duo has recently come together to play music in the Bennington area. Julie Shea plays acoustic guitar, incorporating finger picking and strumming to accompany her vocals.

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Related Topix: Soul

BroadwayWorld.com

So Good for the Soul: a Tribute to Motown Opens State Theatre's 88th Season, 9/20

Take a trip down "Memory Lane" featuring the songs and sound America grew up with.

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Related Topix: Soul, Easton, PA, Pop/Rock, Arts, Dance, The Real Thing

Falmouth Packet

Free shoreside entertainment during Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

Residents and visitors alike are being encouraged to take full advantage of the entertainment programme being laid on for the Tall Ships regatta - and as an added incentive, it's all absolutely free.

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Related Topix: Chorus, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Blues, The Blues Brothers, Soul

Boston Herald

Just listen: 'King of the Fools,' The Curtis Mayflower

Boston's super soul band The Curtis Mayflower have flipped the script on The Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg."

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Related Topix: Soul, The Temptations, Donny Hathaway, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Echo

Motown legend books southern gig

FANS of Motown can delight with the news that one of its biggest and most popular stars is performing at a venue in the south on Tuesday, September 16. Soul diva Martha Reeves and her band The Vandellas will be setting the stage alight with an all-hits show at the Shanklin Theatre on the Isle of Wight.

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Related Topix: Soul, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England,

Streatham Guardian

Stevie Wonder Comes To Streatham... Hideaway To Host Three Tribute Nights To Soul Legend

Motown's main man Stevie Wonder is headlining Calling Festival at Clapham Common this month, but if you're not able to make it, you might just be in luck.

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Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Soul

Toledo Blade

Farmers' Market music set

Jon Roth will play with Sylvania neighborhood friend Mike Gramza . The event runs 5:30-6:30 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Soul

Sat Aug 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Morgan James Covers Sam Smith's 'I'm Not The Only One'

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL standout, notable rising Broadway player and recording artist Morgan James performs an impressive cover of Sam Smith 's current hit "I'm Not The Only One" in a new video now available to view.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soul

BroadwayWorld.com

MOTOWN the MUSICAL is a Huge Hit: Now thru Sep 28

Hodges & Hodges grooved their way down to the Orpheum Theatre to dance the night away at MOTOWN the Musica l! The hit record company defined the sound of the sixties and seventies, breaking down racial barriers with a signature soul/pop sound that cut across the black/white divide at a time when segregation was still the law of the land.

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Related Topix: Soul, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder

Now Toronto

17-piece superband and the music of Michael Jackson

As well as playing most Mondays at the Drake Hotel, Toronto's soul/funk/Motown ensemble St. Royals who perform in various formations do weddings, private events, and, sometimes, pretty special tribute nights.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul, Funk, Sly & the Family Stone, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Billboard

Aloe Blacc & JC Chasez Talk Making of Smokey Robinson...

Smokey Robinson 's new album Smokey & Friends is an R&B/soul masterpiece that features new duet versions of some of the singer/songwriter's most memorable songs, including remakes of tracks written by Robinson for himself and his group the Miracles , as well as other acts like the Temptations and Marvin Gaye .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye

Examiner.com

Review: Rob Doe - Eternal

Detroit has a rich history in the realms of Hip-Hop and urban music as a whole. From Motown to Eminem, Detroit is synonymous with soul music.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Soul, Hip-Hop, Rap

Playbill

Motown's Morgan James Will Sing Soul at SubCulture

The 8 PM intimate performance will feature music from her debut studio album "Hunter," which was released June 3 on Epic Records and features original soul tunes.

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Related Topix: Soul, Subculture, House

Brighouse Echo

Ready for Bank holiday bonanza

On Sunday, after having the ciders on chill since the beginning of the week, Natalie has stocked ciders ranging from bag in the box Western's Country Perry, Rosie pig and Old Rosie, Orchard Pig's Philosopher and Explorer, plus Thatcher's Country, and weather permitting they will be served in the beer garden outside bar.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Soul, Life, Food, Dining, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Music For Maniacs

Filthy Fridays: 'Shakin' Fit'

Squares beware! We're in week 3 of our salute to the most tasteful of mid-century tastelessness.

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Related Topix: Soul

BroadwayWorld.com

Morgan James Covers Mariah Carey's 'Fantasy'

THE ADDAMS FAMILY standout, notable rising Broadway player and recording artist Morgan James performs a stunning cover of Mariah Carey 's hit "Fantasy" in a new video now available to view.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soul

ContactMusic.com

'Motown The Musical' Tours The US - But What Else Do We Love About Detroit Music?

If anywhere has a legendary music scene in North America, it's Detroit, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Soul, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Diana Ross, Symphony, Arts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Smokey Robinson, still writing, duets with friends

After five decades in show business, the man who shaped Motown with instantly recognizable hits like "My Girl" and "Tears of a Clown" says he can't stop writing.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson

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