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Sequim's Music in the Park presents Joy in Mudville tonight (with...

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE of free outdoor music on the North Olympic Peninsula: SEQUIM MUSIC IN THE PARK - Today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Joy in Mudville .


Related Topix: Sequim, WA, Soul, Port Angeles, WA, Port Townsend, WA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

SUNDAY: Concert in Port Townsend's Chetzemoka Park today

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE of free outdoor music on the North Olympic Peninsula begins with: PORT TOWNSEND SUMMER BAND - Today at 3 p.m. in the gazebo at Chetzemoka Park, Jackson and Blaine streets.


Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Blaine, WA, Jefferson County, WA, Sequim, WA, Soul, Port Angeles, WA


Concert review: Lionel Richie thrills Mohegan Sun fans all night long

OK, nobody was dancing on the ceiling, but Lionel Richie fans were clearly thrilled with his hits-packed show at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Lionel Richie, Soul, The Commodores, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hispanic Business

Jennifer Hudson: Jennifer Hudson: Jennifer Hudson: Jennifer Hudson's...

I was at home in , still in high school, singing in church, living with my family."


Related Topix: Jennifer Hudson, Soul


Matt Doyle, Margo Seibert, and More Join The Skivvies at 54 Below Tonight

Tonight at 11pm, "musically thrilling" undie-rock, comedy-pop duo THE SKIVVIES returns to 54 Below, this time joined by guest stars including Matt Doyle , Margo Seibert , , Eric Anderson , Amy Spanger , Christopher J. Hanke , Patti Murin , and Morgan James .


Related Topix: Theater, The Book of Mormon, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Soul, Comedy Movies, All Shook Up, Drama Movies

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra Sheard's introspective journey to 'Graceland'

Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra Sheard's introspective journey to 'Graceland' [photos courtesy of Kierra Sheard/Karew Records/Motown Gospel; used with permission] Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra Sheard's introspective journey to 'Graceland' [photo courtesy of Kierra Sheard/Karew Records/Motown Gospel; used with permission] Powerfully vulnerable: Kierra ... (more)


Related Topix: Soul, Pop/Rock, Mainstream

Thu Jul 24, 2014


[Singles] Guilty Simpson, Royce Da 5'9, Danny Brown, Black Milk &...

Happy Birthday, Detroit! HipHopDX's Mike Trampe brings us some of Detroit's most notable acts who aren't named Eminem.


Related Topix: Soul

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Old Soul Never Dies: A Quirky, Historical Cleveland Record Label Gets New Life

History is written by the victors. That's why you've heard of Motown or Stax Records and not Cleveland's own soul upstart, Way Out Records.


Related Topix: Soul

Retford Today

Notts: Win tickets to the Magic of Motown

Celebrating 50 years of UK number one hit singles, the Magic of Motown is coming to Nottingham's Theatre Royal with its all-new Reach Out 2014 Tour this autumn.


Related Topix: Soul

Mon Jul 21, 2014


SummerStage on Staten Island: Felix Hernandez, Lisette Melendez, Boogaloo Assassins, Joe Bataan to headline free concerts

Every year, City Parks' SummerStage series presents an eclectic mix of fine musicians, dancers and spoken word artists from around the world in free all-ages performances in green spaces throughout the five boroughs.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Latin, Joe Bataan, 9, Soul, Salsa, George Lamond, Manhattan, NY, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Detroit owns a piece of my soul

As I prepare to leave Detroit, Michigan, today and head back to New York after attending the Netroots Nation 2014 gathering of bloggers, I'm thinking about the multi-faceted meanings Detroit has for me, not as simply a visitor, but as a political activist, ethno-historian and a person raised in black American culture.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Soul, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Windy City

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Mingo Fishtrap - "On Time"

The band name sounds like a character from a Dickens novel or Popeye comic strip.


Related Topix: University of North Texas, Texas, Soul

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Rogue Valley Experience: Detlef Eismann

The first time I heard Detlef Eismann sing it was 1987. My first thought when I heard this unbelievably gifted singer was that he should be recording at Stax Records or Motown.


Related Topix: Soul, Phoenix, OR, Ashland, OR, Medford, OR, University of Oregon

Detroit News

Berry Gordy Jr. will be among Motown names at the premiere event.

Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson will be among the VIPs who will attend a special gala premiere performance of 'Motown: The Musical' on Oct. 22 at the Fisher Theatre.


Related Topix: Soul, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Thomaston Times

The Soul Purpose Band performing benefit concert for the Gilmore Center on July 26

The Soul Purpose Band, featuring Dave Penn of Thomaston , is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a benefit concert for the Gilmore... The Grains of Sand, another classic soul, beach and Motown playing band from Athens.


Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Thomaston, GA, Soul, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Black Entertainment, Gladys Knight, The Temptations

Beecher Herald

Washington Township Senior Trips Planned

Washington Township has scheduled two senior bus trips for any seniors looking to get out and enjoy an afternoon or evening with others.


Related Topix: Soul, Aroma Park, IL

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Motown comes to K-Town

If you love Rhythm & Blues, Soul music, and the BIG Motown hits from groups like The Temptations, Sam & Dave, Wilson Picket, Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Aretha Franklin, then you won't want to miss this show.


Related Topix: Soul, The Temptations, Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Entertainment


Slow Club Release New Single 'The Pieces' Out In The Uk August 25th 2014

After their storming set at the 100 Club last night, Sheffield duo Slow Club are set to release their sublime new single 'The Pieces' August 25thon Caroline.


Related Topix: Soul

Get Reading

Nights out in Reading: RISC, London Street

RISC is an upstairs venue with a large, open plan dance floor hall, separate bar and outside terrace area.


Related Topix: Soul

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Fitz & the Tantrums on pop music and counting Adam Levine as a super fan

When John Wicks and his bandmates started Fitz and the Tantrums, they never expected to play music festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza and top the alternative charts.


Related Topix: Soul, Michael Fitzpatrick