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1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Busy week of Bob Carr concerts starts with Maxwell

With all the anticipation about the November opening of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, the fate of the venerable Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre has been pushed to the back burner.


Related Topix: R-N-B, Maxwell, Big-Band, Pop/Rock, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Opinion, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | The Osoyoos Times

Romancing the Desert showcases a unique desert with wine by moonlight

Guests walk along the boardwalk through the desert sampling wine and gourmet food at stations along the way in this photo from last year's event.


Related Topix: Big-Band

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Our fave things to do starting July 31

The Windsor Community Playhouse presents "Seussical, Jr." at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Windsor Charter Academy.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Theater, Arts, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

The Chronicle Herald

Now Hear this: Sydney's Concerts on the Dock features Canadian, East Coast musicians

This weekend's Concerts on the Dock at the Sydney Marine Terminal offers a great time with some favourite Canadian and East Coast performers, like Blue Rodeo and Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle on Friday night, but Saturday's show offers a chance to hear something most Maritimers have probably never heard live from the stage before: the sonically ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elo, Big-Band, Electric Light Orchestra, The Electric Light Orchestra, Folk, Bruce Guthro, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Altoona Mirror

IUP trumpet professor making appearance at Sunday concert

"My parents were not musicians, but they loved music, and one of their favorite performers was Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Brass., Big-Band, University of Pennsylvania, Hollidaysburg, PA, Symphony, Arts

All About Jazz

Marius Neset / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Lion

Despite having yet to make a breakthrough in North America, in the space of less than five years Marius Neset has gone from virtual unknown to one of Europe's hottest properties, gigging with his quartet all around the continent, including an incendiary showcase at the 2012 Jazzahead! trade show in Germany and an even more searing set at the 2014 ... (more)


Related Topix: Big-Band, Norway, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ventura County Reporter

Picks of the Week - Happenings

THE 21ST ANNUAL OXNARD SALSA FESTIVAL Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The annual festival is a celebration of everything salsa -- the music, the food and the dance.


Related Topix: Oxnard, CA, Recreational Vehicle, Award, California, Big-Band, Ventura, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Delicious Musicmaking in Mendocino

"I want people to remember why they're artists," declares Allan Pollack, artistic director of the Mendocino Music Festival , now in the second week of its 28th season.


Related Topix: Mendocino, CA, Big-Band, Symphony, Fort Bragg, CA


Review: Clare Teal and Capital City Jazz Orchestra, St David's Hall

As part of the Welsh Proms, the jazz singer paid a visit to St David's Hall backed by the Capital City Jazz Orchestra on a steamy summer night and took the opportunity to showcase an array of big band and jazz classics, including Cole Porter's ode to our Welsh summer temperatures.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Jazz, Cole Porter

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Influential drummer ready for Scottish return

The John Rae Collective, a bop sextet led by the young drummer from one of the first families of Scottish jazz, was one of the most important groups in the history of music round these parts.


Related Topix: Jazz, Big-Band

Manawatu Standard

Orchestra swings into town

A 1940s-style American big band will be swinging into Palmerston North this week, bringing musicians, dancers, singers and some old soul style to the Regent on Broadway.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Comedy Movies, North, Family, Drama Movies, Tommy Dorsey, Jazz, Benny Goodman


Martin Grupp, 90, Brill Building percussionist

Martin Grupp, 90, a percussionist who provided the beat for the Drifters' "On Broadway" and many Brill Building songs, died Wednesday, July 16, at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Classical, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Review: Jazz: Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra (and Reggae Ensemble) Barbican, London ?????

While the stage is peopled by futuristic mannequins and a spaceship hangs from the ceiling, Dammers is less interested in and arranged by Dammers, Ra's I'll Wait for You is reborn tonight as a haunting interstellar lament, while the big band revel in the drama of a bristling Soul Vibrations of Man.


Related Topix: Big-Band, The Specials, Ska

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dal's 'gals' ready for PNE opening

When it comes to summer traditions, the opening of The Fair at the PNE has been a long-time favourite for Lower Mainland residents.


Related Topix: Big-Band, Canada, Michael Kaeshammer, Jazz,

Hispanic Business

Orchestra Glenn Miller Orchestra takes listeners on 'Sentimental Journey'

Until Sunday night, that is. Now 88, Misner said she arrived at about band shell as part of the nonprofit Celebrate Frederick's summer concert series.


Related Topix: Big-Band, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Jazz


This Week at Pavinci Italian Grill

This week at Pavinci Italian Grill located at 453 River Styx Rd Hopatcong NJ 07843 there is a lot going on.


Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Big-Band

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mountain Xpress

30 Days Out: a look at upcoming concerts

Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances.


Related Topix: Big-Band

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre Tonight

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall tonight, 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! Joined by Southbank Centre 's 200-voice Voicelab choir and featuring the soulful vocals of Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete, this musical masterpiece is a celebration of the great ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz Jamaica, Ska, Jamaica Travel, Caribbean Travel, Travel, Big-Band, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul, The Commodores, The Isley Brothers


HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers.


Related Topix: Ambient, Armstrong, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Big Band plays Boxley's

MachOne Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band from Seattle, plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Boxley's in downtown North Bend.


Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Big-Band, North Bend, WA, Entertainment