5 Southern Bands that Rocked Hangout
All eyes were on the South this weekend as musicians and music lovers descended on Gulf Shores, Alabama, for the 4th annual Hangout Music Festival.
President and First Lady to Host Concert Honoring Carole King in the East Room
As part of their "In Performance at the White House" series, the President and First Lady will host a concert in the East Room honoring singer-songwriter Carole King, who will be awarded the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Stevie Wonder closes out fourth Hangout Music Fest his way
GULF SHORES, Alabama -- Just after opening his headline set at the fourth Hangout Music Festival with a cover of Marvin Gaye's "How Sweet It Is," Stevie Wonder told the 30,000 or so fans gathered on the beaches of Gulf Shores "in my lifetime, the most important thing I want to do is bring people together." For the next two and a half hours, he ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Dona s Top 10 From May 18, 1982
Backbackback into time, as I pilot "The Time Machine" to a landing on Tuesday, May 18, 1982.
'Play It Like You Mean It': Composer Teaches Ferndale Musicians a Life Lesson
Pulitizer Prize-nominated composer Ira Hearshen taught students about life, as well as music, during rehearsals this week for the Ferndale High School spring band concert.
Fri May 17, 2013
Singer/Songwriter JT Spangler Celebrates Release of First Full Length Album
The highly-anticipated release has already caught the attention of Shakefire , which praised "...the spectacular use of horns and the simple, effective song lyrics...Best of luck getting the title track out of your head." The album, the multi-talented singer/songwriter's first full length release after establishing himself as a popular recording ... (more)
The Daily Caller
Amid scandals, White House announces star-studded concert in East Room
Amid sequester and scandal in Washington, the White House announced Friday that the president and first lady will be hosting another concert as part of their "In Performance at the White House" series later this month.
Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia Will Celebrate New Album "This Time"...
Lindsay Mendez , who will fly into Broadway's Wicked later this month, and music director and jazz pianist Marco Paguia will celebrate their upcoming debut jazz vocal album, "This Time," May 18 at Poisson Rouge.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
Going big for my son's first concert
Right up there with family, binge-tv watching , coffee and my cats, music is among the most important things in my life.
Wed May 15, 2013
When The Sky Fills With Falling Stars
Fluxblog is the very first MP3 Blog. It was founded by me, Matthew Perpetua , in 2002.
Mon May 13, 2013
Happy 2013 Birthday to the Legendary Stevie Wonder
Besides it being the birthday of Stephen Colbert, today we also send out a huge Happy Birthday to one of the greatest, Mister "Little" Stevie Wonder! Stevie Wonder is one of the most creative and well-loved musical talents of the 20th century.
Harmony Speedway gets set to open in 1963 - Almanac May 13, 2013
In 1985, a confrontation between Philadelphia authorities and the radical group MOVE ended as police dropped a bomb onto the group's row house; 11 people died in the resulting fire that destroyed 61 homes.
Sun May 12, 2013
"For Once in My Life"
Blind from birth and raised in inner-city Detroit, he was a skilled musician by age eight.
Sat May 11, 2013
Inspired by Greats Including Natalie Cole, Gypsy Jazz Vocalist Delilah Delivers Captivating New CD
"Sweeter Life" by Gypsy jazz vocalist Delilah is an album that is sure to delight those looking for exotic new jazz music.
It's Saturday Night Attitude Dance Time - Shakin' It to "Sir Duke"
Given that Monday is Stevie Wonder's birthday, I figured this classic from "Songs in the Key of Life" would get us up and dancing! Totally in a "live in the studio groove," an ab-fab live performance by Mister Stevie Wonder of his very funky sendup to Duke Ellington and other jazz legends, the chart-topping "Sir Duke" In the same spirit, here's a ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys penned court letters of support for Lauryn Hill
Soul icon Stevie Wonder and R&B singer Alicia Keys sent letters of support for Lauryn Hill to the judge overseeing her tax evasion case in a desperate bid to keep her out of jail.
Sat May 04, 2013
Meet Carl Carlton [PHOTOS, VIDEOS]
Carl Carlton is an upbeat guy when you hear him on New Jersey 101.5. How can you not smile when he sings "Everlasting Love?" Carl Carlton was born on May 21, 1952 in Detroit.Over the years, he has sung songs that have spanned the musical genres, from Pop to R&B and Soul In the late 1960s, when he first burst on the scene, Carl was billed as "Little ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
The Press On-Line
Opening up the Angels Gate
Stevie Wonder's guitar tech, Kevin Allison, lives in Christchurch. His Sydenham studio, Angels Gate Recording Studio, is one of three Christchurch studios having open days on Sunday.
Glee: Wonder-ful: Episode 21 Season 5 - TV Review
Glee went full Stevie Wonder last night. Aside from covers of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" and "Higher Ground," "Wonder-ful" was filled with good news.
Every Glee-Tail: Wonders Never Cease
No, really. We mean that. We're simply in awe of the talent that was presented to us in this episodea even if the episode itself wasn't so great.