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Thursday Apr 17 | EDGE

Peter Cincotti Does It His Way

When Peter Cincotti was seventeen years old, he sat down at a piano to play one of the biggest gigs of his life.


Related Topix: Music!, Beyond the Sea, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Biography Movies, Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Black Entertainment, Blues, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Thursday Apr 17 | 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: B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Syracuse, NY, Brubeck, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Live Design Online

Peyroux Journeys Through The Blue Room With Sennheiser

Jazz singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux is currently on tour throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East, and the US.


Related Topix: Blue Room, Blues, Jazz, Old Lyme, CT, Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock

Thu Apr 10, 2014


2014 Dancing Wheels Benefit Concert Set for Tonight

The house will be rockin' tonight, April 11 when the Dancing Wheels Company ignites the stage at Public Hall with an unforgettable evening of music and dance by America's most notable Rock Hall inductees: Madonna, R.E.M., Ray Charles , The Temptations and Alice Cooper .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R.E.M., Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Temptations

The Telluride Watch

Kipori Woods Trades the - Big Easy' for Montrose

Word spreads quickly in Montrose when a new local musician steps into the scene with unprecedented chops and a charisma built upon his developing backstory.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ellis Marsalis, Blues, Black Entertainment, Kermit Ruffins

Sun Apr 06, 2014


A Look At How Rock Music Has Changed Over The Decades

It is hard to believe, but there was once a time when there was no rock music. Most historians trace the beginning rock back to the year 1954, when a new type of music, then called Rock and Roll, appeared and revolutionized musical tastes, at least among young people, and pretty much changed the world.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, The Ramones, Punk, The Sex Pistols

Sat Apr 05, 2014


The Week Ahead

The Narrows Center presents a night of Stax/Volt/soul revue with John Nemeth and The Bo-Keys, 8 p.m., April 10. Nemeth is a rising blues star; a singer steeped in the tradition and reminiscent of B.B. King, Ray Charles and Junior Parker, and a harmonica player of riveting intensity and virtuosity.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Robert Cray, Keb' Mo'

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Naperville Sun

Madeleine Peyroux will perform at College of DuPage April 6. | Submitted Photo

Peyroux, who seamlessly blends jazz, blues, country and pop into a lush yet stripped-down mix, performs a 7 p.m. show April 6 at The McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.


Related Topix: Jazz, Glen Ellyn, IL, Blue Room, Blues, Black Entertainment, Country and Western, Country, Leonard Cohen, Folk

Thu Apr 03, 2014


NBCUniversal Inks Film Streaming Deal With Sony's Crackle

NBCUniversal is knocking out its exclusive multi-year streaming deals in short order.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld

The Star Online

Concert pays tribute to music of Don Gibson

Mandy Barnett will pay tribute to Don Gibson - one of the biggest influences of her career - on the stage of a theater that bears his name.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Crazy, Music!, Shelby, NC, Roy Orbison, Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Bill LaBounty 'Into Something Blue'

Bill LaBounty just released his new album tainted of jazz "Into Something Blue" featuring 11 brand new songs .


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Michael Bolton: I'm curious to learn more about music traditions in Azerbaijan

On 19th of April, Michael Bolton for the first time, will hold a concert program in Baku, at the Heydar Aliyev Center.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Baku, Azerbaijan Travel, Country, Blues, Wynonna Judd, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Daily Record

Lasting 'Lullaby'

Many people are at a loss at pigeonholing the music of singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Shawn Mullins, Blues, Black Entertainment, Kris Kristofferson, Country

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Concert to celebrate the songs of Don Gibson

Shelby's own Don Gibson was one of the original "triple threats" in Nashville. A musician's musician.


Related Topix: Shelby, NC, Nashville, NC, Roy Orbison, Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Crazy, Entertainment

Concert Tour

Seven Best Song Duets of Diana Krall

While her own eleven studio efforts are resolutely solo affairs, she isn't averse to guesting on other artists' work, having collaborated with everyone from big-band balladeers to virtuoso cellists to country legends.


Related Topix: Diana Krall, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Blues, Black Entertainment