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2014/08/21 17:15
2014/08/21 17:15
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By ROBERT PRICE bprice@njherald.com Like one of her idols, Billie Holiday, this lady really does sing the blues. Like many of her mentors, Janiva Magness has lived the blues and survived to sing...
2014/08/21 17:15
2014/08/21 17:15
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2014/08/21 16:01
2014/08/21 16:01
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Top things to do this weekend, August 22-24 The food festivals just keep coming. Obetz features zucchinis, Ohio Village brings together a slew of food trucks and Dresden features melons. Galena and...
2014/08/21 04:50
2014/08/21 04:50
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A REAL KICK: Watch great soccer action and try the family-friendly midway activities tonight through Saturday during the Shindigz National Soccer Festival at the Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore...
2014/08/20 20:09
2014/08/20 20:09
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Concert preview: We Shall Not Be Moved: Soul legend Mavis Staples still pressing onward Rhythm on the River at Bicentennial Park 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 233 Civic Center Dr., Downtown ALSO...
2014/08/20 19:57
2014/08/20 19:57
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OPENS AUG. 29 As Above, So Below “Quarantine” and “Devil” director John Erick Dowdle tells a spooky-looking story of a group of young archaeologists exploring lost catacombs beneath the streets of...
2014/08/20 08:34
2014/08/20 08:34
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The 22nd annual Roots and Blues Festival at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds celebrated music, and hair, in all its forms this past weekend. Making his way to the TD main stage Saturday, Canadian folk and...
2014/08/18 15:49
2014/08/18 15:49
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Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, William Bell, Booker T Jones, Yo Gotti, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut and Charlie Musselwhite are among the cross-generational Memphis musicians to feature in the...
2014/08/15 04:50
2014/08/15 04:50
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Aflame with joy and soaked in the blues, Mavis Staples' one-of-a-kind voice has resonated with listeners for more than 60 years. On Aug. 23, that voice will echo from Fort Wayne's Foellinger Outdoor...
2014/08/08 13:44
2014/08/08 13:44
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With AARP having 37 million members, it’s no surprise that its expos are mega-events: big crowds in big ballrooms listening to big speeches. But when AARP brings its Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo...
2014/08/08 07:53
2014/08/08 07:53
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ACOUSTIC TODAY – Ky Burton – 6 p.m.; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; no cover; 373-0505 or www.firefly​coffeehousefw.com. TODAY – Dan Smyth Trio – 8:30 p.m.; Spike’s Beach Grill, 310...
2014/08/04 03:13
2014/08/04 03:13
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Greg Kot has been the music critic at the Chicago Tribune since 1990, covering pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B and more. He also co-hosts the nationally syndicated public-radio show “Sound Opinions.” Kot has...
2014/07/28 23:43
2014/07/28 23:43
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... The Newport Folk Festival wraps up its 55th anniversary by celebrating the 75th birthday of R&B and gospel singer Mavis Staples. Staples has been performing at Newport, and celebrating her birthday...
2014/07/26 22:20
2014/07/26 22:20
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There were a few times when it looked like the sky could open up in a downpour during the final day of the Calgary Folk Music Festival yesterday. But nothing could dampen the spirits of festival...
2014/07/26 20:13
2014/07/26 20:13
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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The music continues in Newport at the 55th anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival. Saturday's lineup at the three-day festival that started Friday includes Jack White formerly...
2014/07/26 16:13
2014/07/26 16:13
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - From unaccompanied immigrant children being placed with sponsors to the first settlement in the 38 Studios lawsuit, here are five things to know in Rhode Island: UNACCOMPANIED...
2014/07/26 04:39
2014/07/26 04:39
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... The Newport Folk Festival has kicked off three days of music to a sold-out crowd. The festival began Friday with a lineup that includes Ryan Adams, Jimmy Cliff and Band of Horses, along with some...
2014/07/26 03:22
2014/07/26 03:22
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NEWPORT, R.I. — On a near-cloudless day, a jam-packed Fort Adams State Park hosted a mostly high-energy day of music Friday on four stages that ranged from the old-school reggae of Jimmy Cliff to the...
2014/07/24 11:56
2014/07/24 11:56
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IT’S 11 years since Public Enemy last played in these parts – then a flurry of excitement greeted the appearance of the ‘Rolling Stones of rap’ at Leeds University, the same venue where The Who...
2014/07/23 17:23
2014/07/23 17:23
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... Songs and Stories” brings musicians, writers and winemakers together in the city’s newest creative venue atop The Sullivans went with the theme of “Living a Dream” because “that’s what we’re...
2014/07/22 17:10
2014/07/22 17:10
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger. Newport, known as the place where Bob Dylan cast aside his acoustic...
2014/08/21 17:15
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