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2014/12/18 04:39
2014/12/18 04:39
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Bluesfest spin-off Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival has been cancelled due to a lack of headline acts. The festival – formerly known as the Deni Blues & Roots Festival – was set to return for it’s...
2014/12/18 04:39
2014/12/18 04:39
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2014/12/17 00:39
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The latest round of additions is led by The Screaming Eagle of Soul, Charles Bradley and his all-star band The Extraordinaires, featuring members of The Dap Kings, Budos Band, and The Menahan St Band....
2014/12/16 22:43
2014/12/16 22:43
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In the digital world that popular music has become, the holidays are a good time to reward music lovers with something they can hold. Here are a few books, DVDs and CDs — remember them? — to consider...
2014/12/12 11:37
2014/12/12 11:37
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... last journalist here gave me a ring, so you have a lot to live up to,” he says, smirking. “Yeah. But don’t worry, there’s a mall across the street if you need to nip out and get us something,”...
2014/12/11 19:04
2014/12/11 19:04
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We're shining the spotlight on the best albums to come from Nashville during the past year representing the many branches of the country tree. 10. Sara Evans - Slow Me Down Evans released one of the...
2014/12/09 02:53
2014/12/09 02:53
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WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks was lauded as America's "favorite son" — and one of the greatest of cinema's stars — at a star-spangled Kennedy Center Honors gala on Sunday. Hanks was honored with four other...
2014/12/02 09:05
2014/12/02 09:05
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UPDATE: CHARLES Bradley & The Extraordinaires are the latest act to be added to the line up of next year's West Coast Blues 'N' Roots festival. The one of a kind soul man burst onto the scene after...
2014/12/02 07:57
2014/12/02 07:57
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Clonmel Junction Festival/Wikimedia Commons 2008: Odetta, the singer-songwriter, guitarist and actress often referred to as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement," dies of heart disease at age 77...
2014/12/01 20:09
2014/12/01 20:09
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Nick Lowe, the British producer and songwriter, is surely up there with Bob Dylan, and Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, as one of the most surprising artists to record a Christmas album. From...
2014/11/27 08:53
2014/11/27 08:53
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For sewer, bridge and road projects throughout the city. Although it made for frustrating and challenging driving, the work created jobs and will make for safer and easier travel and reduce the threat...
2014/11/24 23:39
2014/11/24 23:39
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Touring his tenth album Strut and visiting Australia for just the third time in his career, Kravitz will take the headline honours with his 16-piece band. “It has taken us years of negotiations and...
2014/11/21 21:58
2014/11/21 21:58
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NEW YORK Alison Krauss is set to pay tribute to Emmylou Harris at a concert in January. "The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration" will take place Jan. 10 at the DAR...
2014/11/21 04:41
2014/11/21 04:41
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Beyoncé Releases New Songs "7/11" and "Ring Off"From the deluxe edition of her self-titled album By Jeremy Gordon on November 20, 2014 at 10:28 p.m. EST The Beyoncé Platinum Edition contains a new...
2014/11/20 08:13
2014/11/20 08:13
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For a while, it looked like a bunch of artists from parts far removed from the South Side churches where Mavis Staples built her legacy were going to keep things bland for the singer’s 75th birthday...
2014/11/18 01:24
2014/11/18 01:24
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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20: Mavis Staples performs at "Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield" concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo...
2014/11/16 04:43
2014/11/16 04:43
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Many travelers use Carmel-by-the-Sea as a base for exploring the greater area, taking in such nearby attractions as the always fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium and picturesque Point Lobos. I get...
2014/11/14 18:13
2014/11/14 18:13
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A.C. Newman, founding member and primary songwriter in the New Pornographers, had to get a few things off his chest before he and the band could make one of the most exuberant rock albums of the year,...
2014/11/14 18:13
2014/11/14 18:13
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Mavis Staples has had birthday parties before, but never one quite like this. Among the artists performing Wednesday at the Auditorium Theatre for the gospel-soul singer's 75th anniversary celebration...
2014/11/14 15:37
2014/11/14 15:37
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Review: Patty Griffin and Mavis Staples at Majestic Theatre DALLAS — The mission, as Mavis Staples saw it, was simple.“We’ve come all the way here to bring you some joy and some positive...
2014/11/14 01:05
2014/11/14 01:05
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LOCAL legends John Butler Trio, Scottish musician Paolo Nutini and British singer-songwriter David Gray lead the line-up for the 2015 edition of West Coast Blues ‘N’ Roots. The John Butler Trio...
2014/12/18 04:39
2014/12/18 04:39
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