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The Advocate
Manship Theatre screens new classics, old favorites this summeras “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever prod
Manship Theatre screens new classics, old favorites this summer
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
as “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced.” The film includes appearances from Irma Thomas, Hugh Laurie and Harry Connick Jr. More info: Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8.50, plus fees. Call for... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Allen Toussaint's 'American Tunes' album caps a distinguished careerErnie K-Doe’s “Mother-in-Law” and “A Certain Girl,” Benny Spellman’s and, later
Allen Toussaint's 'American Tunes' album caps a distinguished career
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
Ernie K-Doe’s “Mother-in-Law” and “A Certain Girl,” Benny Spellman’s and, later, the Rolling Stones’ “Fortune Teller,” Irma Thomas’ “It’s Raining” and the instrumental “Java,” which trumpeter Al Hirt turned into a pop hit. No one suspected... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Blues Fest brought hot tunes and temperaturesset behind the skyline, the mainstage Petrillo Music Shell was the spot to be.
The Chicago Blues Fest brought hot tunes and temperatures
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
set behind the skyline, the mainstage Petrillo Music Shell was the spot to be. Before Saturday's headliner, Grammy winner Irma Thomas took the stage, her backing band played "Uptown Funk" as the crowd chimed in on each "ooh." A soulful man in a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sunday picks: Legendary Mel Brooks screens 'Saddles'ages 18 and older at the door. japanfest-chicago.org. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,
Sunday picks: Legendary Mel Brooks screens 'Saddles'
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
ages 18 and older at the door. japanfest-chicago.org. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12Serious blues Shemekia Copeland, Irma Thomas and Toronzo Cannon are just some of the headliners for the Chicago Blues Festival this weekend at Grant Park near... Read more
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Daily Herald
Say goodbye to Garrison Keillor10:30, 11, 11:30 a.m., 2, 2:30, 3 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 11 an
Say goodbye to Garrison Keillor
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
10:30, 11, 11:30 a.m., 2, 2:30, 3 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12Serious blues Shemekia Copeland, Irma Thomas and Toronzo Cannon are just some of the headliners for the Chicago Blues Festival this weekend at Grant Park near... Read more
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Daily Herald
Get the blues at Chicago festShemekia Copeland, Irma Thomas and Toronzo Cannon are just some of the headline
Get the blues at Chicago fest
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Shemekia Copeland, Irma Thomas and Toronzo Cannon are just some of the headliners for the Chicago Blues Festival this weekend at Grant Park near the intersection of Columbus Drive and Jackson Boulevard, Chicago. No admission charge. (312) 742-3918 or... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arts festival: Another weekend of diverse music aheadJackson and as part of the duo Sam & Ruby. Last year, Amanfu released “Standing
Arts festival: Another weekend of diverse music ahead
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Jackson and as part of the duo Sam & Ruby. Last year, Amanfu released “Standing Still,” which features version of songs by Irma Thomas, Bob Dylan, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and others. • Butch Parnell, a singer and songwriter from Brooklyn by way of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arts festival: Ruby Amanfu brings timelessness to her songsJackson and as part of the duo Sam & Ruby. Last year, Amanfu released “Standing
Arts festival: Ruby Amanfu brings timelessness to her songs
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Jackson and as part of the duo Sam & Ruby. Last year, Amanfu released “Standing Still,” which features versions of songs by Irma Thomas, Bob Dylan, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and others. Amanfu recently took time to answer some questions from the... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Parting gift: Allen Toussaint’s final album, American Tunesand American Tunes (out June 10), made a name for himself as a producer of lega
Parting gift: Allen Toussaint’s final album, American Tunes
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 23 days ago
and American Tunes (out June 10), made a name for himself as a producer of legacy artists. Bonnie Raitt, Aaron Neville, Irma Thomas, Mavis Staples, Emmylou Harris, Solomon Burke, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Mose Allison are in that large... Read more
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The Advocate
Slim Harpo Music Awards announces 2016 honoreesis best known for his work as a producer, songwriter and blues musician. He has
Slim Harpo Music Awards announces 2016 honorees
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
is best known for his work as a producer, songwriter and blues musician. He has recorded with acts such as the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Soul Rebels Brass Band and Irma Thomas. His records have won two Grammy awards and received 11 Grammy nominat... Read more

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