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  1. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Are The Best Band You Aren't Listening ToRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    Take the power vocals of BeyoncA , mix in the bohemian virtuosity of Fleetwood Mac, add a touch of Bruce Springsteen's raw energy, and you'll get a band half as good as Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. More than a decade into their career, the band may not be a household name yet, but they've built a loyal following thanks to their incredible live performances.

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  2. Tickets on saleTickets on salePick up seats this weekend for George...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Detroit News

    ... will be honored on the new date or refunds can be obtained at the point of purchase. The Celebration of Rick James 2014 Funk Festival scheduled at Fox Theatre Oct. 4 has been canceled. Refunds available at the point of purchase. Refunds are ...

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  3. Gavin is the driving force as Ryder Cup concert aims for ace nightRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    WHEN we speak it is the morning after the opening ceremony of Prince Harry's Invictus Games and Kim Gavin's voice has the distinct huskiness of a man who has spent the evening before at full throttle to ensure the precise, clockwork execution of his vision. WHEN we speak it is the morning after the opening ceremony of Prince Harry's Invictus Games and Kim Gavin's voice has the distinct huskiness of a man who has spent the evening before at full throttle to ensure the precise, clockwork execution of his vision.

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  4. The Chocolate King Comes to Chocolate CityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is coming to Washington Thursday, seeking support and financial backing in his ongoing battle with Russia over whether his country's political and economic future lies with Moscow or the rest of Europe. A year ago, Poroshenko, known as the "chocolate king" because of his Roshen candy company, thumbed his nose at Moscow, faulting Russia's strong-arm tactics for pushing Ukrainians toward the European Union.

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  5. Lockn' fest hosted four days of memorable performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    With Lockn' organizers coming up with a better plan for traffic this year's event started in a much more relaxed state, which caused the focus to be where it should -the music. Stages were set up in the camping area for acoustic sets by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Keller Williams' Grateful Grass and Grateful Gospel, Taj Mahal and Hot Tuna and electric ones by Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Dumpstaphunk and Bustle in Your Hedgerow.

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  6. Iconic TV series 'WKRP in Cincinnati' finally gets music clearances, DVD releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    While a version of the show has been available in the past for home entertainment, it lacked all of the music aired in the original television show. Despite music being another character in the show's story telling and mood setting, home entertainment licensing was not even a blip on the radar back in the 70's.

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  7. 12amBestival 2014Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Radio Times

    Music, highlights and backstage coverage from the music festival on the Isle of Wight, where headliners included Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Foals, Disclosure and Paloma Faith.

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  8. Lee Fields: I'm a soul man because I've got my soul intactRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... play here with -- Glenn Goins, Gary Shider -- we did some stuff together in the past. So I was influenced by electronic funk here. But being from North Carolina, I'm influenced by mainly the Tennesse soul out of Memphis. That's my base roots. That's ...

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  9. Fischer's Fab FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    ... was the vision, creativity and, um, psychedelic "inspiration," we'll call it, of George Clinton , that fully realized funk music. (No disrespect intended to Sly & the Family Stone or the Isley Brothers.) Clinton and Parliament Funka-delic play ...

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  10. Jerome Sinclair scored twice as Liverpool started their UEFA Youth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Sinclair was Liverpool's youngest ever first team player at 16 years and 6 days when he played against West Brom in League Cup Liverpool have returned to Europe's elite competition for the first time in five years and their Champions League comeback means the youth team can get involved in the fun too. If you've not come across it by now, the UEFA Youth League is an Under 19 competition that runs parallel to the main show.

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  11. Catch highlights of Bestival funRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    FESTIVAL fun continues tonight - at midnight - as Channel 4 stocks up on the glitter and sequins to present a dazzling Bestival highlights show. The programme will capture some of the weekend's most exciting performances, including Clean Bandit, Major Lazer, Sam Smith, Foals, Beck, Chvrches, Basement Jaxx, Disclosure, Paloma Faith and Chic ft.

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  12. Larry Graham: Woodstock, Prince & beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Stone soared to the top of the national Billboard charts with its second No. 1 single in 12 months, the groovealicious funk classic, "Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Again)." It was followed, later the same year, by "Everybody is a Star" and "I ...

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  13. Simply the Best: Tickets on sale for Bestival 2015 after record breaking yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bournemouth Echo

    And now as the glitter dust settles, plans for Bestival 2015's Isle of Wight adventures are already under way. Wishing to thank all who made 2014 such a hit, Rob da Bank said: "I've just washed the glitter and magic Isle of Wight dust out of my hair for the third time since Monday and all I can think of are all the happy smiling faces of our best Bestival crowd yet.

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  14. Concerts in Columbia: Sept 18-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Times

    ... and a staid focus on virtuosity. The band is at its best when it thunders with rock 'n' roll abandon, dropping greasy funk grooves that could easily power a long night of partying. With BYOG. - Kyle Petersen New Brookland Tavern : 8 p.m., $8; ...

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  15. Tickets on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Detroit News

    ... will be honored on the new date or refunds can be obtained at the point of purchase. The Celebration of Rick James 2014 Funk Festival scheduled at Fox Theatre Oct. 4 has been canceled. Refunds available at the point of purchase. Refunds are ...

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  16. Pat's View: On Top of Old SmokeyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Ballard News-Tribune

    ... the same reason the 70's band Parliament added the same to their hit song, "Tear the Roof Off the Sucker (Give up the Funk)." I remember Smokey's voice in those early public service announcements being very gruff and threatening: "Remember! Only YOU ...

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  17. Weather is looking fine for 3rd annual Amherst Block Party Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MassLive.com

    ... begin at 5 p.m., followed by Rambling Kind (energetic bluegrass) at 6:20, with Outer Stylie (psychedelic rock and funk) closing out the stage beginning at 7:40 p.m. At Kellogg, Katelyn Richards (singer-songwriter) begins at 5 p.m. followed by ...

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  18. Youth HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Enjoy this year's special masquerade ball theme with live music from the amazing retro dance band Flashback along with new cocktail games, auctions and so much more, all benefiting local foster kids!

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  19. Jay Z Wants Lawsuit Over Alleged One-Syllable Sample Run...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Billboard

    ... TufAmerica v. Diamond, the label argues that the Beastie Boys illegally used short audio samples from the band Trouble Funk in several of their songs. The court dismissed several of the infringement claims based on the alleged sampling of the phrase ...

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  20. Orgone @ Tralf - "Love Maker"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WNYMedia.net

    At The Tralf in Buffalo, NY on 9/3/14, opened for New Mastersounds. Great funk, soul band from California.

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