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  1. Nashua native endured Gordon Ramsay invectives in latest season of 'Hell's Kitchen'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    He asks on his Facebook page, "Who's smooth like chocolate, pale-as-a-ghost white, has a kung-fu grip, can dance and sing like Bobby Brown and can cook like Rick James drops the funk." That would be Michael Dussault.


  2. Taylor McFerrin Challenges Expectations at San Jose Jazz Winter FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KQED

    ... "future jazz" (a descriptor that would place it among such ambiguous contemporary labels as "future R&B," "future funk" and "future bass") "fusion" would be more apt title for McFerrin's music had the word not already been adopted by a jazz movement ...


  3. Dee Cohen liked Adelita's blog post Burque Music Scene: Femme FataleRead the original story

    Saturday | Duke City Fix

    The hair. Oh that 80s hair! My best buddy Pete and I would head to Graham Central Station or one of the other top 40 clubs in town and dance all night to Babe Ruthless .


  4. Physical Spiky FunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hyperallergic

    ... into the air so magically if the other musicians weren't circling it, ripping at it, champing at the bit. The swinging funk at the album's core is warm and relaxing, restorative and therapeutic in its way, but around it lie effects so disorienting ...


  5. Rap Legend 'Medusa The Gangsta Goddess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 28, 2015 - LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Queen of Underground Hip Hop- Medusa the Gangsta Goddess will be releasing her new music video from her Album "Whr's The DJ Booth" this spring "2015" Winner of a 2014 Female Hip Hop Honor Award and a 2014 West Coast Hip Hop Award, the Goddess of Hip Hop & Project Blow Legend, Medusa's Song "On Da One" from the Whr's The DJ Booth Album , offers a combination of Funk and a Hip Hop sound that exposes the lyrical complexity of Medusa and her unique Flow' Medusa is respected and adored as a Queen to the word and power of her music and what she stands for, not just the fact that she's the undisputed Queen of West Coast underground hip-hop.


  6. Stash x Reebok Instapump Fury Road "Splatter"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Being no stranger to Reebok , graffiti artist Stash is back for another collaborative sneaker with the footwear brand. Borrowing the Reebok Instapump Fury Road silhouette, the "Splatter" model features a black mesh and suede base, with a multicolored mottled pattern throughout the exoskeleton that evokes a paint splatter effect.


  7. Freekbass Signs with RopeadopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    Veteran Cincinnati Funk bassist/singer/songwriter Freekbass announced this week that he has signed a deal with the esteemed Ropeadope Records. Freekbass' next album - the follow-up to last year's self-released Everybody's Feelin' Real - is currently slated for release on the label early this fall.


  8. Come, leh we go... leh we go to TobagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Trinidad Guardian

    Next year, don't look for me on the streets of Port-of-Spain in a Carnival band. After almost half a century of playing "town mas" and being involved in Carnival events, I am suffering from burnout and in 2016 intend taking things easier, possibly playing mas in Tobago instead, especially with so many nearby beaches to cool down after a day of revelry.


  9. Keller Williams brings unique style to AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fairfax Times

    ... set itself is often free-flowing, but my set lists are blueprints for me,” said the musical virtuoso of funk, bluegrass, reggae and loopers. “It's a very painstaking process. I try not to be predictable.” Before each show at ...


  10. Memphis Orpheum Theatre events for March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    ... to folding chairs. FEET DON'T FAIL ME NOW! Explodes with Heatbox the human beatbox, joined by the swingin' seven-piece funk band and vocalists to accompany each tap, shui e, and stomp. The show presents a wildly creative view into the indomitable ...


  11. Fairfield Events Aim To Raise Alzheimer's AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    Tetreau will announce the upcoming concert, Beatles, Stones & The British Invasion A Benefit Concert for Alzheimer's, to be held Friday, March 13, at the Fairfield Theatre Company. The event features Band Together CT founder and Fairfield resident Jerry Vigorito.


  12. Band Founded In Weston Plays Alzheimer's Benefit In FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe will participate in two events Saturday, Feb. 28 dedicated to raising awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Westport Goes Purple for Alzheimer's will include lining trees on Main Street with purple ribbons to raise awareness for Alzheimer's.


  13. The Ted Howe Jazz Orchestra: PinnacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | All About Jazz

    Big bands come at the listener from a variety of angles these days, some more aslant than others. On Pinnnacle, Los Angeles-based composer / arranger / pianist covers all the bases, navigating his thirteen-piece orchestra through styles ranging from swing to funk, Latin to tone poem, often with classical undertones.


  14. European Supernatural OverviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Black Voice News

    ... as belonging to a higher order or system than that of Nature, or transcending the ordinary course of Nature. Funk & Wagnalls (1930) dictionary says: "Existing or occurring through some agency above the forces of nature; lying outside the sphere of ...


  15. 13 Things To Do This Week In Downtown Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... If butter is your favorite food and you celebrate Galetine's Day, this is the place you need to be. 8. Ska, rock and funk takes over Backstage Bar & Billiards on March 1. Bands include Fishbone, The Untouchables, Lady Reiko & Sin City Prophets, The ...


  16. After a trying year, Dawn Richard lets the world in on 'Blackheart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... people into the world that is me. Last summer, Richard's grandmother died. Her father, Frank, former frontman of '70s funk-soul band Chocolate Milk, was diagnosed with cancer. And there was the collapse of a reunion with Danity Kane, the girl group ...


  17. Hot Tickets: Dwight Yoakam, Whitesnake headed to Inland casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... and the Gang: It's time for a giant "Celebration" at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa on Saturday, April 4. The classic funk group also had hits with "Jungle Boogie," "Higher Plane" and "Ladies Night." Tickets are $45-$65. Trace Adkins: Before he won ...


  18. Exclusive Premiere: Towkio's 'Free Your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Billboard

    Back in 1970, the band Funkadelic released Free Your Minda And Your Ass Will Follow , an album with a title that served to define the group's mission for the rest of their existence. If you weren't interested in the freeing process, that didn't matter -- the music did the job for you.


  19. The Recording Academy Grammy Week Event Honors Nile Rodgers And Music's Creative TechsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Live Design Online

    Reprising once again what has become a highly anticipated celebration that marks the official start of GRAMMY Week, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing's eighth annual event was held Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Village Studios in West Los Angeles. The event is focused on the irreplaceable contributions made by recording, mixing and mastering engineers and record producers whose technical expertise and creative brilliance earn these professionals working behind the glass GRAMMY Awards and nominations of their own.


  20. Down On The Bayou | Dr. John, Members Of Widespread PanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | JamBase

    ... Series. Another new addition to the series is a James Brown Dance Party at Republic on April 26. The show will feature funk powerhouse opening act The Nth Power featuring Nigel Hall, Nikki Glaspie, Nick Cassarino, Nate Edgar & Weedie Braimah . The ...