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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)
Your News Now
Music Spotlight: Ray Prim
The seven-member Ray Prim band has been making music and albums in Austin for the past five years.
River Front Times
Har Mar Superstar at the Firebird, 05/07/13: Review, Photos and Setlist
The boilerplate description for Har Mar Superstar marries the looks of a young Ron Jeremy with the music and stage presence of something between R. Kelly, the Neptunes and Tony Clifton -- but really, all comparisons fall short.
Head in the Dirt
Like hundred-dollar sandblasted jeans, the grit and grain on Hanni El Khatib's second LP feels less like the product of time and more like careful craftsmanship.
Tue May 07, 2013
National Public Radio
Song Premiere: Sharon Jones' Explosive 'Retreat'
If this song had just the tubular bells at the top and then that Motown guitar riff, I'd have been hooked and happy.
This is Hull
Martha Reeves to bring Vandellas back to Hull
The international Motown singer headlined the Pier stage at the event and will re-visit Hull to play all of her hits at The Welly Club, including Dancing in the Street, Nowhere to Run and Honey Chile.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Miami Herald
Reviews of new pop music releases
From Sharon Jones to J.C. Brooks to Mayer Hawthorne to Charles Bradley to Eli "Paperboy" Reed, indie labels and rock clubs are chock-full of retro-soul and R&B acts these days, offering varying degrees of stylish nostalgia and earnest emotionalism in an age when both can seem lacking.