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Friday Apr 11 | Live Design Online

Peyroux Journeys Through The Blue Room With Sennheiser

Jazz singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux is currently on tour throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East, and the US.

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Related Topix: Blue Room, Blues, Jazz, Old Lyme, CT, Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

2014 Dancing Wheels Benefit Concert Set for Tonight

The house will be rockin' tonight, April 11 when the Dancing Wheels Company ignites the stage at Public Hall with an unforgettable evening of music and dance by America's most notable Rock Hall inductees: Madonna, R.E.M., Ray Charles , The Temptations and Alice Cooper .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R.E.M., Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Temptations

The Telluride Watch

Kipori Woods Trades the - Big Easy' for Montrose

Word spreads quickly in Montrose when a new local musician steps into the scene with unprecedented chops and a charisma built upon his developing backstory.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ellis Marsalis, Blues, Black Entertainment, Kermit Ruffins

Sun Apr 06, 2014

CNN

A Look At How Rock Music Has Changed Over The Decades

It is hard to believe, but there was once a time when there was no rock music. Most historians trace the beginning rock back to the year 1954, when a new type of music, then called Rock and Roll, appeared and revolutionized musical tastes, at least among young people, and pretty much changed the world.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, The Ramones, Punk, The Sex Pistols

Sat Apr 05, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

The Week Ahead

The Narrows Center presents a night of Stax/Volt/soul revue with John Nemeth and The Bo-Keys, 8 p.m., April 10. Nemeth is a rising blues star; a singer steeped in the tradition and reminiscent of B.B. King, Ray Charles and Junior Parker, and a harmonica player of riveting intensity and virtuosity.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Robert Cray, Keb' Mo'

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Naperville Sun

Madeleine Peyroux will perform at College of DuPage April 6. | Submitted Photo

Peyroux, who seamlessly blends jazz, blues, country and pop into a lush yet stripped-down mix, performs a 7 p.m. show April 6 at The McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Glen Ellyn, IL, Blue Room, Blues, Black Entertainment, Country and Western, Country, Leonard Cohen, Folk

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Deadline

NBCUniversal Inks Film Streaming Deal With Sony's Crackle

NBCUniversal is knocking out its exclusive multi-year streaming deals in short order.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld

The Star Online

Concert pays tribute to music of Don Gibson

Mandy Barnett will pay tribute to Don Gibson - one of the biggest influences of her career - on the stage of a theater that bears his name.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Crazy, Music!, Shelby, NC, Roy Orbison, Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Westcoastmusic

Bill LaBounty 'Into Something Blue'

Bill LaBounty just released his new album tainted of jazz "Into Something Blue" featuring 11 brand new songs .

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Trend

Michael Bolton: I'm curious to learn more about music traditions in Azerbaijan

On 19th of April, Michael Bolton for the first time, will hold a concert program in Baku, at the Heydar Aliyev Center.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Baku, Azerbaijan Travel, Country, Blues, Wynonna Judd, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Daily Record

Lasting 'Lullaby'

Many people are at a loss at pigeonholing the music of singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Shawn Mullins, Blues, Black Entertainment, Kris Kristofferson, Country

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Concert to celebrate the songs of Don Gibson

Shelby's own Don Gibson was one of the original "triple threats" in Nashville. A musician's musician.

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Related Topix: Shelby, NC, Nashville, NC, Roy Orbison, Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Crazy, Entertainment

Concert Tour

Seven Best Song Duets of Diana Krall

While her own eleven studio efforts are resolutely solo affairs, she isn't averse to guesting on other artists' work, having collaborated with everyone from big-band balladeers to virtuoso cellists to country legends.

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Related Topix: Diana Krall, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Blues, Black Entertainment

Wed Mar 19, 2014

TrekEarth

Time for Lunch

Here we have a view of our truck , its name is paying homage to Ray Charles. We had stopped in the middle of the desert where the guide-driver found these trees at side of the road, not so much shadows, but what else we could find in a desert ? You can see my other friends here and our cooker ahead.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Tue Mar 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

You've Got to Go Along to Get Along

I'm 66 years old, and I've been making music my whole life. I always knew that would be the way I'd make my living.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Blues, Black Entertainment

Medford Mail Tribune

The Blue Notes at The Wild Goose

Sax players Detlef Eisman and Michael Vannice, drummer Chicken Hirsch, pianist Dal Carver and bass player Jeff Addicott will play blues, soul and R&B by such artists as Louis Jordan, Jimmie Witherspoon, Ray Charles, Jimmy Rushing and others at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at The Wild Goose Cafe, 2365 Highway 66. Cover is free.

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Related Topix: The Blue Notes, A-Cappella, Blues, Black Entertainment

Mon Mar 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

2014 Dancing Wheels Benefit Concert Set for 4/11

The house will be rockin' on Friday, April 11 when the Dancing Wheels Company ignites the stage at Public Hall with an unforgettable evening of music and dance by America's most notable Rock Hall inductees: Madonna, R.E.M., Ray Charles , The Temptations and Alice Cooper .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R.E.M., Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Temptations

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