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  1. Record Store Day at Vinyl Renaissance drew in all sorts of music loversRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Pitch

    This year, we wanted to focus on capturing Record Store Day around Lawrence and Kansas City.

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  2. This Week in Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... to fill the 550 seats, however, only 250 attend. - Drummer Benny Benjamin dies today, he was a session drummer for 'The Funk Brothers' and played on many Motown hits in his career, recording with The Four Tops, Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes ...

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  3. Pleasanton: Alameda County Fair bringing back July Fourth fireworksRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... acts announced for this year are Eddie Money, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Evolution (a Journey tribute band), Con Funk Shun and Night Ranger. More concerts will be announced for other evenings. Another new event this year is the Snackdown ...

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  4. Berklee's John Kellogg On Ticket Prices, 70's Soul And The Next American IdolRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2013 | Examiner.com

    It's Summertime - and while the living may be easy, getting to check out a live show by your favorite artist or band isn't, or should I say it's not easy on the wallet.

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  5. Review: Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Oran Mor, GlasgowRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Here was an object lesson in performance and a rich musical feast from a woman most probably still see as a pretty face who sings pleasant dancefloor-filling tunes.

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  6. Pretzel logic: Vernon Reid's group will twist up Steely Dan's music at the WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    The sprawling funk ensemble Burnt Sugar, led by guitarist Vernon Reid, will re-examine the music of the prototypical 1970s hipster band at the Walker.

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  7. Van the Man tops bill in capital festival gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Linlithgow Today

    Legendary irish R'n'B veteran Van Morrison and former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman are just two of the headlining acts at this year's Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival in July.

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  8. 70s band can't get by without youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bromsgrove Advertiser

    ... Smith are together once more for these must-see shows which will include all the band's hits plus well known soul and funk classics from the likes of Kool and the Gang and Chic. With three million selling hit singles including You To Me Are ...

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  9. Election Night Blog: Gray concedes, Bowser takes primaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Mayor Vincent Gray concedes to Muriel Bowser, who leads 44 percent to 33 percent with 127 of 143 precincts reporting as of 12:05 a.m. DC Mayor Vincent Gray conceded the 2014 democratic primary to Muriel Bowser.

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  10. LiV Warfield At B.B. King's Blues Club & GrillRead the original story

    Saturday | All About Jazz

    ... taking slight liberties, adding flourishes and extending the songs' arrangements. Rock, pop, R&B, soul, gospel, blues, funk, pop-all sorts of musical genres were visited and melded together during the joyous concert. Warfield, who was beautifully ...

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  11. Legendary Tower of Power Bassist Rocco Prestia performing live at GoDpsMusicRead the original story

    Friday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... -- Legendary Bassist Rocco Prestia will be performing live at GoDpsMusic and streaming live at GoDpsMusic.com. A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass. During ...

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  12. DVI-DVI no issues but no signal using DVI-HDMI adapter to monitorRead the original story

    Friday | Geekzone

    I have a LG Flatron W2442PA monitor. Manual says "User must use shielded signal interface cables with ferrite cores to maintain standard compliance for the product".

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  13. Bristerfest 2014 Brings Live Music, Film, and FoodRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... to witness local music sensations at the fourth annual Bristerfest . Everything from rap, rock, reggae, bluegrass, funk, and other genres will fill the eardrums of attendees during the three-day festival. It will take place May 9th through the 11th ...

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  14. Crystal Power Related to the Human Body and the Radio in the HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | Final Call

    "And certainly We created man, and We know what his mind suggests to him-and We are nearer to him than his life-vein. 1 comment

  15. David Dorfman Dance: A 'Sly' tribute channeling '60s and '70s hitsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Alabama Live

    ... residency Thursday by channeling the music of Sly and the Family Stone at Samford's Wright Center. "Prophets of Funk," an hourlong celebration of the funk-soul-R&B group, was a kind of greatest hits album set to dance. It had the look and feel of ...

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  16. LIer Chuck D named 'ambassador' of Record Store Day 2014Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Like many musicians and music fans of a certain age, Chuck D has no trouble remembering the first record he bought with his own money.

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  17. Urban Music Summit is San Diego-boundRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Eminem, Jay Z, Aloe Blacc and others; and former Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band leader Charles Wright, whose classic funk hits include "Do Your Thing" and "Express Yourself." Tickets: $100 for summit pass; $50 for daily admission; $20 for Ultimate ...

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  18. 20 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week (16/4/2014)1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | NME

    Baby Strange - Distance Yourself Baby Strange haven't shared any new material since last year but 'Distance Yourself' shows they've not been slacking off in the meantime.

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  19. The MovementRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | The Charlotte Observer

    The Movement is Joshua Swain , Jason "Smiles" Schmidt , and Gary Jackson .Born in Columbia, South Carolina but later based out of Philadelphia and then San Diego, reggae-rock group The Movement was formed in 2004 by a trio of Sublime and Pixies fans.

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  20. Gulf Coast Summer Fest tickets on sale FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | Pensacola News Journal

    Early bird tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for the 2014 Gulf Coast Summer Fest, a daylong R&B concert set for Casino Beach on Aug. 30. The event is scheduled to feature New Edition's Johnny Gill as headliner, with support from R&B vocal group Dru Hill, '70s stalwarts the Average White Band, jazz musician Will Downing, Lacee and Tucka.

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