Which A-List Hottie Did Derek Hough Dance With All Night at the Emmys?
In fact, the hottie Joe Manganiello, but her man didn't attend last night . Fortunately, Derek was there to step in as Sofia's dance partner.
SofA a Vergara Dances the Night Away With Derek Hough-Inside...
Who better than Derek Hough to show her how to shimmy? After the star-studded crowd got down to The Isley Brothers ' 1959 classic "Shout" at HBO's Emmys afterparty Monday night, the Modern Family star, 42, and the Dancing With the Stars pro, 29, got their groove on to Ray Charles ' 1961 hit single "Hit the Road Jack."
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, "Calinda"
It's been over three decades since St. Martinsville native Nathan Williams embarked on a musical career with the Zydeco Cha Chas.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Jazmine Sullivan, "Stupid Girls"
Last month, during Essence Fest, NPR Music arranged to meet contemporary R&B star Jazmine Sullivan at the Clear-Vue barbershop, on South Rampart near Canal, for a "field recording" session.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ray Charles, Live in Madrid, 1975
For your weekend viewing pleasure: a vintage 1975 Madrid show by Ray Charles and the Ray Charles Orchestra.
The Avett Brothers, "Souls Like the Wheels"
Indie-roots-bluegrass folkies the Avett Brothers perform "Souls Like the Wheels" live in the attic of their headquarters in Concord, North Carolina last December.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Globe and Mail
The brave new voice of modern country music
Nashville-based artist Sturgill Simpson is being hailed as a great and weird new voice in a traditionally homogeneous genre.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Max Middleton exclusive interview
Of all the keyboard players who rose to fame in the 1970s, Max Middleton just might be the most important one you've never heard of.
Walt Frasier to Play Room 53, 8/29
There is a hot new room in town for music and cabaret. Room 53 is a no cover, no drink minimum wine bar with amazing food influenced by French and Moroccan Cuisine.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Chicago's The Claudettes Perform Free Show Tonight at The McKittrick Hotel
Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Box Set Looks Back On Pioneering '5' Royales
Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Chuck Berg: Trombonist Bill Watrous opens new Topeka Jazz Workshop season
For jazz fans, the opening concert of the Topeka Jazz Workshop season saw the triumphant return of all-star trombonist Bill Watrous.
The Globe and Mail
Henry Stone gave voice to the Miami sound
Henry Stone, who produced early recordings by Ray Charles and James Brown, was the man behind the Florida company, TK Records, a fountain of disco in the 1970s and the source of what came to be called the Miami sound.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
'Retro' hotel finds niche with Beaches tourists
Ron Whittington for Shorelines The breakfast room at the Palms Retro, with its checkerboard pattern and furniture from a 1950s diner, was converted from a garage when owner Hank Staley renovated the hotel in 2009.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
10-year-old Quebec boy sings the blues in viral video
Move over, Ray Charles. A Quebec boy's got the blues in his soul, and like some of the greatest blues legends, this young musician is blind.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
An unknown hero of rock and roll
So much has been said endlessly about who contributed what to the history of rock and roll.
Folk Fest: Tony Joe White still loves singing Polk Salad Annie
Those are the two instruments most needed to put across the Swamp Rock he's been playing since moving to Nashville in 1967.
First Look - Legendary Singer Janis Joplin Honored with USPS Music Icon Forever Stamp
The U.S. Postal Service today added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Blog Post: Developing a Lifestyle Brand: How 3 Companies Created Deeper Customer Experiences
With each advertising decision your business makes, you need to consider the culture you are creating for your customers.
Paul McCartney at Target Field, 8/2/14
If there's a guy who could rightfully complain about being too popular, it's Paul McCartney.