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4 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

Jack Semple: Beckoned by the blues

Regina-based guitar virtuoso Jack Semple is set to headline Jazz at the Lake at Sylvan Lake on Aug. 16. The Regina-based guitar virtuoso has played country, jazz, folk and rock 'n' roll over the years.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Canada, North America, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Keighleynews.co.uk

SUNDAY at the Aire Do will as usual include headlining tribute acts

They will also be a fringe event with local bands and buskers playing around the site encouraging.

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Related Topix: Blues, Eric Clapton, Black Entertainment

Lowell Sun

Marquise Knox Blues

At 23 years old, Marquise Knox, a native of St. Louis, was born into a family with deep roots in the blues tradition.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Clarksdale, MS

Sentinel & Enterprise

Blessed to be blue: Shemekia Copeland comes to Bull Run

Two-time Grammy nominee Shemekiah Copeland, who opened for the Rolling Stones and shared the stage with Buddy Guy, B.B. King and Eric Clapton, will grace the Bull Run stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Shemekia Copeland, Blues, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, Eric Clapton

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Journal Gazette

B.B. King to revisit Embassy

The thrill is not gone for legendary artist B.B. King, who is set to return to Embassy Theatre in October, the theater announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Theater, Arts, Robert Cray

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

B.B. King and Robert Cray are coming to Embassy Theatre

FORT WAYNE, Ind. The King of Blues is coming to town. Tickets for the B.B. King concert at The Historic Embassy Theatre go on sale Friday.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Fort Wayne, IN, Robert Cray

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Miami New Times

Gusman Center for the Performing Arts

Old is the new new. Especially in a city like Miami, where historic charms are often bulldozed to make way for new school crap.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Theater, Arts, Blues, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Vocal

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

James Brown on the screen was something to see

Famously, James Brown took the stage to a litany of nicknames: the Godfather of Soul! Soul Brother Number One! The Hardest Working Man in Show Business! But the best one of all might have been the one you've heard the least: Butane James.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Blues, Movies, Entertainment

Darien News-Review

band draws inspiration from music of the '60s

Brandon Alexander could not keep his long hair out of his eyes while he played his guitar on Saturday.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Blues, Black Entertainment, Darien, CT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The City Wire

Robert Cray Heats Up The Auditorium in August

Eureka Springs wraps up the summer with one of the hottest Blues guitar legends around.

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Related Topix: Blues, Robert Cray, Eureka Springs, AR, Eric Clapton, Black Entertainment

Red Deer Advocate

Persistence, talent key to Jacobson's success

Russell Jackson, left, and Charlie Jacobson perform in Edmonton. Jacobson, Jackson, Kenny Wayne and Donald Ray Johnson will play Aug. 1 and 2 at Fratters Speakeasy in Red Deer.

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Related Topix: Blues, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Black Entertainment, Charlie Musselwhite

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Interview with Don Felder Former Guitarist of The Eagles

I was 10 years old and just saw him shaking his hips and playing guitar with all those girls screaming.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, Blues, Black Entertainment, Gainesville, FL, Little Richard, Rock-N-Roll

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lowell Sun

Marquise Knox Blues

At 23 years old, Marquise Knox, a native of St. Louis, was born into a family with deep roots in the blues tradition.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Clarksdale, MS

Urban Music News Network

Rudy Rotta's New Album Is Out Now: The Beatles Vs The Rolling Stones

Fifty years on from the first Rolling Stones record and the landing in America of both bands, Rudy Rotta presents "The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones," a precious album that collects and compares the music, the history and the rivalry, true or assumed, between the two iconic bands that have moved and revolutionized the music that preceded them.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Blues, Black Entertainment

TheAlternativePress.com

Watchung Hills Regional High School Student Wins Showcase of the Stars

Michael DeMarco, a local sophomore at Watchung Hills Regional High School won first place in the Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival "Showcase of the Stars" competition on July 18. Hearing about it through the Warren Recreation Department, DeMarco applied to perform his own medley of songs by Bill Withers and Maroon 5. Self-taught for three years, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Warren, NJ, Blues, Black Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Houston Press

The Five Best Shows In Houston This Week: Wrestlers, John Legend, Rock Baby Rock It, etc.

On last year's One Hundred -- amazingly, his first-ever full-length release -- DJ Sun pours his 20-plus-year career as one of Houston's most in-demand DJs into a seamless work that never lulls, never lags and maintains an unshakably mellow groove throughout.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lansing State Journal

David Gerald Band to perform in St. Johns July 23

Gerald's hard-hitting, contemporary Blues and R&B arrive in mid-Michigan July 23 when the guitarist/singer-songwriter and his band play at the weekly Concert in the Park summer music series at the St. Johns City Park Performance Shell.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Blues, Black Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Newsday

Great South Bay Music Festival draws appreciative crowd

Attendees cheer as Circa Survive performs at the Great South Bay Festival. The first day of the festival, July 18, 2014, hosted at the Shorefront Park in Patchogue, also featured Taking Back Sunday.

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Related Topix: Punk, Taking Back Sunday, Theater, Arts, Blues, Black Entertainment

JamBase

Gov't Mule Honors Johnny Winter At Minnesota Zoo

Warren Haynes and Co. opened the show with a cover of "Good Morning Little School Girl" that was dedicated to Winter.

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Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Gov't Mule, Sonny Boy Williamson, Black Entertainment

Lebanon Democrat

Strong finish for Jammin' with the General

Thursday night's Jammin' with the General concert closed out the event for the year with its final show in the series.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Wilson County, TN, Blues, Black Entertainment

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