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Saturday | Newms360.com

Rheta Johnson: Thacker Mountain Radio on the road created history

I've always wondered what it would have felt like to be in the Ed Sullivan audience, CBS' Studio 50, on a simmering September evening, when a pretty down-home boy named Elvis sang about loving tenderly and brought down the house.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Sledge, MS, Pascagoula, MS, Hollandale, MS, Blues, Black Entertainment, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

B.B. King's Restaurant & Blues Club

Catch live blues, rock, reggae, funk, and other acts at this CityPlace venue, where the menu is as soulful as the music.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Blues, Black Entertainment

Miami's Community Newspapers

Memphis: Home of the Blues - and much more

Memphis is known as the Home of the Blues, the Birthplace of Rock and the Cradle of American Music, and those are all fitting titles when you consider the many famous artists who have called the historic Mississippi River town home - W.C. Handy, B.B. King and Isaac Hayes, as well as Elvis Presley, Roy ... The post Memphis: Home of the Blues - " ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Daily Herald

Music, food and fun at Round Lake's Home Town Fest

Duke Tumatoe will perform a blend of R&B, rock, blues and funk at 3:15 p.m. at the Round Lake Home Town Fest, which will take place Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: The Kinsey Report, Blues, Black Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Music Boston it's the weekend by Amy Nachbar

On Friday, August 29, 2014 it's the Campfire Festival which runs through Monday, September 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Thompson Square, Country, us Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Travel, Blues, Black Entertainment

UnionLeader.com

Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd returns to Casino Ballroom

AXE MASTER: Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his longtime band will play tunes from their new album, "Goin' Home," at a Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom show Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Blues, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Black Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Summer in the city with the Bruce Marshall Band

The Boston Harbor Hotel celebrated it's16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on Rowe's Wharf overlooking Boston Harbor.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Aquarius Papers

Mars Conjunct Saturn in Scorpio - A Musical Appetizer

Since Mars just conjuncted Saturn, over at KISS we've been having a thread on songs that seem to exemplify a Mars-Saturn conjunction in Scorpio.

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Related Topix: Blues, Peter Green, Black Entertainment

WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

Local Nightclub Closing Down

B.B. King's Blues Club is closing down, possibly by the end of the month, according to the Palm Beach Post.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cybergrass

Nu-Blue & Sam Moore 'Jesus and Jones' Video Released

This is the official video for Nu-Blu and Sam Moore's George Jones inspired single, "Jesus and Jones."

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Sun Studio Sessions

SUN STUDIO SESSIONS features today's best new touring artists performing live in the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Howlin' Wolf, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Carnegie Science Center to host Jill West and Gregg Krupa

As part of the "BLUE!" performance series, Jill West and Gregg Krupa will be bringing their blues tinged music to the "BLUE!" exhibit gallery for a 1:00 p.m. show.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Southwest Times

The Billy Crawford Band performs at Jackson Park Aug. 29

While some might argue that Blues guitar is rooted in Mississippi, Texas and Chicago, Crawford, a man of the mid-south might disagree.

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Related Topix: Texas, Comedy Movies, Blues, Black Entertainment, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

The San Diego Union-Tribune

B.B. still King of the blues

In this Aug. 22, 2012 photograph, an 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming, a concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Aquarius Papers

Happy 2014 Video Birthday to the Amazing John Hiatt, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, and Sky Saxon

Today is the birthday of the great John Hiatt as well as one of the all-time greatest pedal steel pickers, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, and the legendary Sky Saxon! John Hiatt is a thoroughly American singer-songwriter.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Hiatt, Blues, Black Entertainment, Eric Clapton, Ry Cooder

SFGate

Bay Area nightlife picks, Aug. 21-24

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Punk, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Lang inspired by local source

"James Taylor," he said. in a recent interview. "He and Stevie Wonder are without a doubt, my two biggest inspirations.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Albert Collins, Entertainment

Examiner.com

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck storm into Tucson

Neither Jeff Beck nor ZZ Top is ready to retire any time soon. Both acts proved that royally, Sunday, August 17, 2014 at AVA Amphitheatre.

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Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Jeff Beck, Blues, Black Entertainment, Robert Johnson

The Coastal Courier

Free blues concert here Friday

Janiva Magness, who has been the B.B. King entertainer of the year, will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Life, Food, Food Festival

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Union Democrat

Russia embraces Copper man's biker blues

The 57-year-old father of five has spent more than a decade as the frontman for the Charlie Brechtel Band, playing blues songs inspired by the history of American biker culture at motorcycle rallies and events throughout the United States.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, John Lee Hooker, Pop/Rock, The Allman Brothers Band

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