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  1. One last wind-up for the Godfather of Go-GoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... District, but in Washington he was a legend. Known for his rocky voice and bright smile, Brown's percussive blend of funk and soul gave the city a homegrown sound that resonated with black Washingtonians. In 1966, Brown formed a band called the Soul ...


  2. LIVE: The Wood Brothers @ Club Helsinki, 8/15/14Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nippertown!

    ... the music was not all nice and tender. The band turned up the heat on a number of songs, most notably "Honey Jar," a funk-influenced tune that began with some dizzyingly fast bass and drums that carried the song until it slid into a slower tempo ...


  3. Tickets on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Detroit News

    ... Aug. 29 Chill on the Hill with the Offspring, A Day to Remember, Bad Religion and more, Freedom Hill, Sept. 6 2014 Funk Festival and Rick James celebration with Cameo, Zapp, Mary Jane Girls and more, hosted by Charlie Murphy, Fox Theatre, Oct. 4 ...


  4. Nasty Gal And Sophia Amoruso To Empower Next Class Of #GIRLBOSSesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MTV

    If you've heard the name Nasty Gal before, you've probably drooled over finds like their slouchy kimono-inspired dresses or slinky faux-leather skirts , browsed through their massive online selection of vintage finds , or merely been a fan of the brand's namesake, a 1975 Betty Davis album known for its brash, in-your-face style.


  5. These are the drumsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    ... with his group, a guitar trio. Audience members are likely to hear all styles of the music - straight-ahead, fusion, funk, Latin - "whatever you like, you'll probably get," Taylor said. His band will perform music that pays tribute to "three of my ...


  6. 17 years ago, it was 'Virtual Insanity' at the VMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    In any event, it would be squarely in the demographic for this Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.


  7. Why George Clinton MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | OC Weekly

    ... to the stage. While America was embroiled in war and socio-cultural revolution during the '60s, Clinton was reinventing funk by mating it with rock and changing rock by mixing it with funk, giving birth to the influential psychedelic soul style that ...


  8. The Most Bizarre, Forgotten MTV Video Music Award Categories...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | VH1

    With the addition of Best Lyric Video - yes we are awarding these now - we were reminded that several awards categories have made their way in of the MTV Video Music Awards .


  9. Will Diana Ross perform at Glastonbury next year following Dolly Parton's success?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    The Motown megastar is being lined-up as the latest legend to play on the Pyramid stage at the annual festival Organisers have started negotiations with the 70-year-old singer with hopes that she'll top Dolly Parton's impressive performance from this year's event.


  10. Gig Review: Nile Rodgers @ Belsonic, Custom House Square, BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    ... Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder. This week, we got lucky. Nile hit the right note from every decade of funk classics, as he blew away the Belfast crowd at Belsonic to showcase his "whole life in music" with his band Chic. On a fine, ...


  11. Diana Ross in talks for GlastonburyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Diana Ross is in talks to perform on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury next year, which would see her follow in the footsteps of legends including Dolly Parton, Sir Tom Jones, Johnny Cash and Kenny Rogers.


  12. Arcade Fire brings grooves and spectacle to MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... "Less Than a Feeling," Butler joked as Boston's "More Than a Feeling" played over the PA. Debo Band, an Ethiopian funk band based in Jamaica Plain, entertained a small but rapt crowd on a makeshift stage near the entrance. Antibalas held court with ...


  13. Legendary Singer Freda Payne Kickoffs the 9th Annual 850WFTL Entertainers SeriesRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    PRLog - Aug. 20, 2014 - CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Pompano Beach, FL- On Thursday, August 21, 2014 World Renowned Superstar Singer, Freda Payne will be the headliner as the 9th Season of Super News Talk Radio Station, 850 WFTL's Entertainers Series kickoffs at the beautiful Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Coral Springs, FL.


  14. Black Mother JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Planet Jackson Hole

    Drawing on mastery of all of the tools that make funk music what it is, Dumpstaphunk is a self-assured, borderline supergroup that is at least supercharged.


  15. Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #7: Annie ThompsonRead the original story

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    Annie Thompson was counting down the days for Pure Barre DC to open. The Memphis native had taken Pure Barre back in her hometown, and when she got back to D.C. after her junior year abroad in 2013, she jumped right into classes at the new Dupont Circle Pure Barre studio.


  16. Electric Piquete Headline Long Hot Summer JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Broward-Palm Beach

    The Miami based Latin Funk band Electric Piquete will be headlining B.B. King's Long Hot Summer Jam, playing some covers and original tunes.


  17. Fans on stage with Chic at BelsonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UTV

    Iconic frontman Nile Rodgers called members of the crowd up to join him during a performance of Good Times on Tuesday evening.


  18. RESIDENTS are being invited to a night of blues, funk and soul.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Redditch Advertiser

    The event, featuring a double bill of Brothers Groove and Stone Foundation, will be at the Palace Theatre and is to raise vital cash for Macmillian Nurses.


  19. AWB is still funky after all these yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Detroit News

    They call themselves AWB, but the Scottish funk group that Allen Gorrie, Onnie McIntyre and four of their countrymen launched in the early '70s was known for years as the Average White Band.


  20. 9 tips for incoming freshmen from a recent college gradRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | Alabama Live

    For all you freshmen out there, don't worry. If you didn't finish Breaking Bad yet, you still have another week.