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Wednesday | Foster's Daily Democrat

B.B. King live at the Casino Ballroom

Throughout the 1990s as well as the 1980s, 1970s, 1960s and 1950s, there has been only one King of the Blues - Riley B. King, affectionately known as B.B. King.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Sat Apr 19, 2014

All About Jazz

LiV Warfield At B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill

LiV Warfield B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill New York, NY April 6, 2014 LiV Warfield's musical career began in her late teens when she moving away from her Peoria, IL home to Portland, Oregon.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Blues, Black Entertainment, Al Green, Soul, Funk, The New Power Generation

Thu Apr 17, 2014


7 Days

Jesse Cook is known as one of the premiere "nuevo flamenco" guitar players around, fusing traditional flamenco with rumba, jazz and world music.


Related Topix: Hartford, CT, Blues, Black Entertainment, Danbury, CT, Entertainment

The Post-Standard

B.B. King? Aretha Franklin? Ray Charles? Who is the best artist Jazz Fest has ever had?

Since its humble beginnings in a Syracuse night club in 1982, Syracuse Jazz Fest has evolved into one of the region's premier cultural events.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Syracuse, NY, Brubeck, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Bluesman apologizes for St. Louis concert gone bad

In this April 4, 2014 photo, B.B King performs at the Peabody Opera House on April 4, 2014 in St. Louis, Mo.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

News Times

B.B. King performs in Bridgeport

Photo by Mike Thut BB King performs at the Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport, Conn.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Bridgeport, CT, Music, Entertainment


B.B. King was off his diabetes medication...

Wind Advisory issued April 16 at 3:46AM CDT expiring April 16 at 6:00PM CDT in effect for: Allen, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cowley, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Marion, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, Woodson Freeze Warning issued April 15 at 3:06PM CDT expiring April 16 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: McCurtain Fire Weather Warning issued April 16 at 3:32AM ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Missouri, Entertainment


LIVE: Rhett Tyler & Early Warning / Soul Sky @ Fuller Roadhouse Grille, 4/11/14

The fourth annual Blues Bash was held last weekend at the Fuller Roadhouse Grille in Albany, as a fundraiser for the Capital Region Blues Network .


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Ledger

The Voice USA Results 2014 - Recap, Team Usher Elimination Tonight

The other three coaches, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Adam Levine have made eliminations already during this first segment and now Usher will have to eliminate two of his singers.


Related Topix: Blake Shelton, Country, Funk, Rufus, Blues, Black Entertainment, Kelly Osbourne, Pop/Rock, The Pretenders

News Times

B.B. King performs in

At 88, B.B. King is a living legend, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame blues guitarist with 15 Grammy Awards, multiple plantinum-selling records and an unparalleled reputation in the world of blues and rock 'n' roll.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

River Cities' Reader

Keep on Scratching: Joe Bonamassa, April 19 at the Adler Theatre

Roughly a quarter-century ago, B.B. King said of Joe Bonamassa that "he hasn't even begun to scratch the surface."


Related Topix: Joe Bonamassa, Blues, Black Entertainment, Instrumental, Beth Hart, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

The Post-Standard

Syracuse Jazz Fest 2014 lineup announced featuring B.B. King and more

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King will headline the 32nd Annual M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest at Onondaga Community College this summer.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Blues, Black Entertainment, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Swing, Entertainment


B.B. King Apologizes for Erratic Concert: 'It Was a Bad Night'

B.B. King was a rambling man at a recent concert date in St. Louis, and now the blues legend is saying sorry.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Blues by Two - John Carswell and Jud Sherwood - perform at Community...

Blues by Two - organist and vocalist John Carswell and drummer Jud Sherwood - perform a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Community Food Co-op's downtown Bellingham store, 1220 N. Forest St. Blues by Two is a soulful groove machine of B-3 organist and blues vocalist John Carswell and drummer Jud Sherwood.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Bellingham, WA, Blues, Black Entertainment

Sun Apr 13, 2014


King of the Blues, B.B. King, plays Lehman College in the Bronx on April 19

Legendary Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist, B.B. King will be coming to the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx, continuing his phenomenal tradition of more than a half a century of performances.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Lehman College, City University of New York, Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, Financial Services

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Courier News

Remembering 'Me and B.B.'

B.B. King rolls his seemingly-never-ending tour bus on to Monmouth Street in Red Bank this Wednesday, April 16, for an 8 p.m. show at the Count Basie Theatre.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Dr. John, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Go Local

Five Live Music Musts

We promise living legends, good vibrations and kick ass rock and roll this weekend! Read on for our list of the top five musical events this weekend Start tonight at The Spot in Providence where a gaggle of great bands will be at the 5th anniversary of Sully's Caf .


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Blues, Daddy Long Legs, Progressive-Rock, Black Entertainment

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Don't know what to do this weekend? Here are some ideas.

Need some ideas for weekend fun? Check out our list below: * Bow down to the King of Blues! B.B. King will be at the State Theatre of Ithaca at 8 p.m. Friday.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Troy, NY

River Front Times

Steve Truesdell: Meet the 2014 Best Music Photographers in St. Louis

Earlier, you helped us select our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, New-Wave, Blues, Black Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Will 88 year old B.B. King continue touring after bad St. Louis...

A lot more people get called living legends than actually deserve it, but B.B. King is certainly one who does.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Red Bank, NJ