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53 min ago | Medford Mail Tribune

The Suaves at Enoteca

Drummer Max Malcomb and guitarist J.D. Brooks play rock, R&B and blues as The Suaves.

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Related Topix: Ashland, OR, Bill Withers, Soul, Blues, Black Entertainment, Southern Oregon University

5 hrs ago | The Sparta Independent

Sparta concert series welcomes act

Karp is a gifted singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and American troubadour. Engaging audiences, spinning tales part New Jersey, part Alabama.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Blues, Black Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Dudley Taft CD release shows in Tacoma and Seattle

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Dudley Taft is a tour de force in the blues world.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KRSH-FM Santa Rosa

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JANIVA MAGNESS Talking on the phone with Janiva Magness from her home in Los Angeles is kind of like having a conversation with a firecracker, or a flash of beautiful, strong lightning.

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Related Topix: Blues, Fathead, Black Entertainment

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Oregonian

Maceo Parker leads lively Saturday: Waterfront Blues Festival 2014

Maceo Parker leads his funk band on the Miller Stage at the Waterfront Blues Festival on July 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Funk, Maceo Parker, Oregon, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Funkadelic, Blues

USA Today

Clues about the blues: Explore Mississippi's heritage

Mississippi, the 20th state to join the union, reflects much of the American South's journey over the past several centuries.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Blues, Black Entertainment, Holly Springs, MS, Leland, MS

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Erie Times News

Movie reviews

"B. B. King: The Life of Riley" : Fellow Mississippian and blues lover Morgan Freeman narrates this warm film on the life of the great B.B. King.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton

NorthJersey.com

New on DVD this week: July 4

Even though politicians from both parties have admitted the Iraq War probably wasn't a great idea, regret is not in the wheelhouse of Donald Rumsfeld, who sits down with filmmaker Errol Morris to answers questions about his stint as George W. Bush's secretary of defense.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Blues, Black Entertainment, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sunherald.com

Celebrate Independence Day with these American treasures

This Independence Day column kicks off with my review of a new album by New Orleans' Rebirth Brass Band, who are scheduled to play at Biloxi's Kress Live on July 5. Following that are my opinions on Willie Nelson's new album and a biographical DVD feature about B.B. King.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Blues, Black Entertainment, Mississippi

BroadwayWorld.com

Local Blues Bands to Join BB King, Robert Randolph and More at Indian Ranch Blues at the Beach, 7/13

Blues at the Beach at Indian Ranch just got bigger. The show featuring B.B. King with Robert Randolph and The Family Band and Shemekia Copeland on Sunday, July 13 has added three regional blues bands to the lineup.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Pop/Rock, The Family Band, Shemekia Copeland, Boston, MA

KRSH-FM Santa Rosa

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JANIVA MAGNESS Talking on the phone with Janiva Magness from her home in Los Angeles is kind of like having a conversation with a firecracker, or a flash of beautiful, strong lightning.

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Related Topix: Blues, Fathead, Black Entertainment

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Colorado Springs Independent

The Unknown Known, Infliction, B.B. King: The Life of Riley

Donald Rumsfeld's performance in The Unknown Known , master interrogator Errol Morris' new political documentary, is just as terrifying for Morris' camera as it was from behind the White House dais.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

SFGate

Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases "Great Guitar Lick for...

GuitarControl.com has recently made public a video guitar lesson from master instructor, Jon MacLennan.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Charlie Parker, Jazz, Business News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Sunherald.com

Kress Live, Level One nightclubs opening with bangs

The final push is on in earnest at Kress Live, a regional music and entertainment venue set to open Thursday for a VIP party and Friday to the public.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Blues, Black Entertainment

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Blues artist set for free concert in Hinesville

Acclaimed blues artist Janiva Magness will hold a free concert from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Bradwell Park.

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Related Topix: Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Blues, Black Entertainment

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Tonight's amphitheater concert with Reverend Jesse & The Holy Smokes...

The concert is rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 26, according to a news release. The season of free concerts at the downtown Jackson amphitheater continues Friday, July 4 to celebrate with BB King's Beale Street House band King Beez.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Blues, Black Entertainment

Liberty Lake Splash

Red, white and blues

The temperature may be hot at this year's Fourth of July concert at Pavillion Park, but the tunes promise to be stone cold.

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Related Topix: Sammy, Pop/Rock, Blues, Black Entertainment, George Strait, Country, Spokane, WA

Wisconsin Gazette

The other side of Summerfest: Interesting acts that might get lost beneath the headliners

As a Summerfest-goer since 1968, I have seen my share of legendary acts and a sizable slice of contemporary music history on Milwaukee's lakefront.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Blues, Black Entertainment, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Forbes.com

How To Breath New Life Into A Product: Lessons From Blues Artist Gary Clark Jr.

When she was in college, Christen Carter noticed that the buttons she wore as a kid to tell the world about her taste in music were missing from rock shows.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Beaver, Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail, Apparel, Blues, Black Entertainment, Business News

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Beacon Hill Blues Festival

"We haven't had any bad experiences as a family," Perry says. He and his younger brother and sister are the Homemade Jamz Blues Band, a trio that emulates the music of B.B. King, Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Blues, The Blues Band, Black Entertainment

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