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  1. Solano County Fair announces 2015 headlinersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Vallejo's own Con Funk Shun will be joined by The Dazz Band, Yesterday-The Beatles Tribute and Journey Revisited at the 2015 Solano County Fair. This year's concerts are on the newly transformed Galaxy Stage, formerly Expo Plaza.

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  2. Council leader 'proud' of A 18k Sister Sledge festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

    Waltham Forest council has defended its decision to fork out A 18,000 for an American group to perform at a free festival last year. 1980s soul divas Sister Sledge headlined the Chingford Big Weekender at Ridgeway Park in Old Church Road, in August last year.

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  3. music friday, 1973 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    This weekend, Robin will go down to Santa Cruz to celebrate our 42nd anniversary . Besides our getting married , 1973 sticks in my mind in a musical sense because I bussed tables in a cafeteria with a jukebox that year, which meant I heard a lot of the same songs over and over.

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  4. Saturday, May 23 enjoy Music of the Beatles, Elton John at the Classic WinesellerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Dinner and music reservations are taken anytime by calling 828-452-6000. Seating is guaranteed until 7:00pm.

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  5. Exclusive interview with Nile Rodgers at MixRadio's celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On May 19 , Examiner.com had the opportunity to sit down with the legendary producer Nile Rodgers at a special celebration hosted by streaming service MixRadio . The brand, which is one of the most personalized music streaming services, launched its acclaimed product to a huge new global audience.

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  6. Leee John To Guest On The Jimmy Star Show Wednesday May 27th, 2015Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... the UK but across the world with sales in excess of over 30 million albums thus Imagination presented perfect Brit Jazz/Funk songs and establishing their position as essential 80's crossover soul-dance hit-makers and influencers for future ...

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  7. Kato Hammond, Go-Go's De Facto Historian, Remembers His Roots-and Go-Go's, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | City Paper

    ... hopes of staying out of trouble. Like most kids in his neighborhood, Hammond was all about music, mainly the soul and funk hits on the radio. He played an acoustic box guitar until was he 11, old enough to convince his father to buy him an electric ...

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  8. Your guide to Movement 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Model D

    ... for Urban Tribe, followed by Jay Daniel and Terrence Parker. Recloose comes home from New Zealand to perform his soul-funk-house hybrid, and the night ends with a big bang with Stacey Pullen, Floorplan (that's former Underground Resistance member ...

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  9. Top Female Bassist & Vocalist Nik West Joins The Spectra Music GroupRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... even peaked the attention of Lenny Kravitz, Steven Tyler, and Flea (RHCP). "Nik West is definitely bringing back the funk groovement and I love everything about what she stands for!" -Bootsy Collins Before gracing the covers of Bass Musician ...

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  10. Our fave things to do starting May 21Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    ... Friday Fest on the 9th Street Plaza in downtown Greeley. The band hails from northern Colorado and plays covers of funk bands such as Earth, Wind and Fire, Tower of Power and Chicago and plays from 6-9 p.m. Friday Fest also includes the Go Cup ...

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  11. RECORDING: New Bob Mintzer Big Band CD, "Get Up!," Due from MCG Jazz June 23Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... for other bands and students to study and play. Because his range of writing for the band extends from Brazilian to funk to R&B to straight-ahead to fusion and everything in between, I think Bob stands alone as the preeminent composer/arranger for ...

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  12. Grub & Groove Festival will feature funk and soul foodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A Kansas City-based promoter is teaming with the Kansas African American Museum to put on the Grub & Groove Festival, a showcase of funk music and soul food scheduled for Aug. 29 at Jabara Airport. The festival is being organized by Chuck Byrd, whose Platform Promotions puts on similar events in large markets across the country.

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  13. Rock Star's New Book is Full of Insight from the TrenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle

    Known best for his stint as the bass player for Guns N' Roses, Seattle rock star Duff McKagan has also proven himself to be a skilled writer by way of his popular columns for Seattle Weekly and ESPN.com, and his memoir, It's So Easy , acclaimed for its frank self-awareness. In May, he released a new book, How to Be a Man , full of insights from the trenches.

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  14. Freda Payne to Perform at Yoshi's in Oakland This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    FREDA PAYNE is a Detroit native who never realized her talents until the early age of twelve. Her piano teacher discovered her singing ability and from that point on Freda was singing for local affairs around Detroit and even entered talent contest on local TV as well as the national TV show, Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour.

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  15. Royal Southern Brotherhood, "Don't Look Back"...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    ... some damned good music, too . In other words, Neville hadn't just been in the proximity of Nawlins-flavored blues, funk and rock when it was blossoming, he is Nawlins-flavored blues, funk and rock. That's the DNA he lends to RSA that won't go away ...

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  16. Feature: The new shape of fusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science

    ITER, the international fusion reactor being built in France, will stand 10 stories tall, weigh three times as much as the Eiffel Tower, and cost its seven international partners $18 billion or more. The result of decades of planning, ITER will not produce fusion energy until 2027 at the earliest.

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  17. The top 10 shows around Philly this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... dropped just yesterday. utphilly.com 5 The New Mastersounds + Euforquestra + The 9's May 22 at Ardmore Music Hall. Funk at its finest via the prolific Leeds legends, the ever-touring rhythmic warriors and the Illadelph's own groovemeisters. ...

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  18. You Must Hear This! Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns' "A Blow For Me, A Toot To You"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Salon

    ... Count Basie and Hank Ballard. His contributions as a composer and arranger were foundational in the development of funk and R&B in the seventies. I don't know what funk would have sounded like without him, and I don't want to know. And then there's ...

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  19. 9 Birmingham food festivals and events to put on your summer eating listRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    For a preview of some of the food events on the summer calendar , browse through our slideshow to find everything from a salsa contest to a craft beer festival, as well as a 10-day celebration of Birmingham's great restaurants. What: Specialty pizzas, craft beers and music from about 10 local and regional artists, including headliners the Foundation of Funk.

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  20. Bernie Worrell to headline benefit in Lebanon Twp. May 31Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... James Popik Electric Jazz, The Awful Truth and the Brian Molnar Trio. Joe Stuby, known for his Hendrix-style electric Funk/Blues/Rock, will perform a special solo acoustic Blues set featuring the works of Robert Johnson and some of his own. The ...

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