The Next Monument: The Roots Set to Unveil Philadelphia Mural
The Roots will be on hand for the unveiling of a new mural painted in their honor in their hometown of Philadelphia.
Wed May 22, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
California Roots Music and Arts Festival a major force in Monterey music scene
Friday's headliner at California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey is Santa Barbara's Rebelution, which had a top-20 Billboard album with 2012's A'Peace of Mind.A' The California Roots Music and Arts Festival is already sold out.
The Daily Beast
BOOKSYour Beach Book Bag
Anyone who writes about modern Italy sooner or later has to deal with how its people must negotiate looking to the past and the future at the same time.
Fri May 17, 2013
Interview with Rahzel: Beatboxing 101
He's the "Godfather of Noyze" and a former member of the legendary Roots crew, but more than that Rahzel is the King of Beatboxing.
Thu May 16, 2013
Creative Loafing Tampa
This week in Tampa Bay area live music: Bad Veins, Ghostface Killah featuring Adrian Younge & more
Concerts, May 16-22. by Leilani Polk and Andrew Silverstein THURSDAY, MAY 16Nappy Roots w/J-Killz/Pat Ferg/Luke The funky Kentucky foursome returns to town with their signature feel-good flavor.
Tue May 14, 2013
[News] Def Jam Records Names Shawn "Pecas" Costner Executive Vice President
It's a season of moves at Def Jam Records as a veteran executive within the company gets a major promotion.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brooklyn's Rap Roots: Yes, this New York Times piece...
Yes, this New York Times piece is about Brooklyn. And no, for once it's not about hipsters-it's about hip-hop. A detailed story peppered with maps lays out several neighborhoods in the borough, from Bed-Stuy and Park Slope to Prospect Heights and Crown Heights, that rappers have referenced in song lyrics, and delves into their connections to those ... (more)
Cody ChesnuTT Plays At Nightfall Friday
The Nightfall Concert Series continues its 25th year of summer musical programming Friday with a headline show by Cody ChesnuTT.
Sat May 11, 2013
Philly 4th of July Jam
If you are looking for a place to party this July 4th look no further. Philadelphia will be having its annual 4th of July Jam on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Book Reader: "The Friedkin Connection", "Mo' Meta Blues"
Forest Wickman of Slate reports for NY1 on newly released book titles and the world of publishing in "The Book Reader." The director of such classic thrillers as "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection", William Friedkin reveals his own exploits in his autobiography, "The Friedkin Connection", out from Harper Collins.
Thu May 09, 2013
Tess Henley releases new album
On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, the world received another musical gift. Tess Henley released her new album , "High Heels and Sneakers". After putting in much work at Larry Gold's legendary recording studio in Philadelphia, "The Studio", this singer-songwriter from Seattle has compiled a collection of timeless soul music that I'm sure will sooth your ... (more)
Philly 4th Of July Jam Watch Philly 4th Of July Jam On VH1
Philadelphia's 4th of July Jam is going global this year, thanks to VH1 and Palladia.
This weekend: The Second Annual Center City Jazz Festival ft Orrin Evans, Korey Riker, Conjunto Philadelphia and more
The 2nd annual Center City Jazz Festival takes place this weekend starting Friday, May 10th at the Philadelphia Art Museum with a performance from Cuban American singer-songwriter Venissa Santi .
The Daily Democrat
Gallery: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Through May. The photographs of Alan Craig Barnard, titled "Local Landscapes," will be on display at Blue Wing Gallery, 405 Main St., Woodland through May.
Britt wants to 'offer something to everybody'
The race, which begins and ends near City Roots, has a new course. The dash begins at 9 a.m., and runners will receive free entry into the festival.
Wed May 08, 2013
Celebrate Brooklyn! announces 2013 line-up (Big Boi, Calexico, Dan...
We've known about a few Celebrate Brooklyn! shows already , but festival has announced their full 2013 schedule which includes Big Boi, Amadou & Miriam, Calexico, Mavis Staples, Cody Chesnutt, Os Mutantes, The Waterboys, Jamie Lidell / Dan Deacon , and They Might Be Giants ... all of which are free.
Tue May 07, 2013
Video: Steve Martin Visits Last Night's Jimmy Fallon
Comedian, author, writer, actor Steve Martin made the most round about route possible to make his appearance on last night's LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon .
Mon May 06, 2013
Questlove Steps Up To Ensure Next Year's CAPA Musical Will Go On
A famous alumnus of Philadelphia's High School for the Creative and Performing Arts is reaching into his own pocket to make sure that next year's musical at his alma mater won't be scrapped, as this year's was.
Music Fest had Memphis jumping
Memphis In May is upon us, and so is the wet Memphis weather, turning it into Memphis in MUD! But that didn't dampen the spirits of the thousands who attended the music festival.