The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award recipients announced
The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: The month of September will be an exciting time for Louisville native and boxing icon Muhammad Ali and the center that bears his name.
Friday Aug 29
Downtown Sounds Presents Soul Sound Revue in Glen Cove Friday
Soul Sound Revue will perform Motown hits at Friday's Downtown Sounds concert at the Village Square, located at Glen and Bridge Streets in Glen Cove, Friday at 7:30 p.m. The group has performed with, The Temptations, the Marvelettes, The Chi-Lites and Wilson Pickett, and performs regularly at Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Uncasville, ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Temptations Review coming to Genesee
Tickets for the Temptations Review Featuring Dennis Edwards go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. The group performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan.
Kem Says with His New Album, "Promise to Love," He's "Keeping the Light On for R&B"
This week saw the release of Kem 's new album, Promise to Love , his first effort in four years following 2010's Intimacy: Album III .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Muhammad Ali Center's benefit concert featuring Bruno Mars
The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Over the last few years we have seen a surge in entertainment in the city of Louisville.
Soul Asylum brings melody with meaning to Mohegan
There isn't a lot of soul in the music of Soul Asylum. At least not in the musical sense.
Just listen: 'King of the Fools,' The Curtis Mayflower
Boston's super soul band The Curtis Mayflower have flipped the script on The Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg."
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Times Bulletin
A little help with NPAC ticketing
I have always avoided grouping concerts in certain categories for fear of limiting one's ability to make their own decision on likes and dislikes.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Review: It's a Man's World
In an opera or a stage show, it is often the diva who gets the loudest applause and the biggest bouquets.
Aloe Blacc & JC Chasez Talk Making of Smokey Robinson...
Smokey Robinson 's new album Smokey & Friends is an R&B/soul masterpiece that features new duet versions of some of the singer/songwriter's most memorable songs, including remakes of tracks written by Robinson for himself and his group the Miracles , as well as other acts like the Temptations and Marvin Gaye .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Face-to-Face with a Music History Maker - " Berry Gordy
We're talking about history. What I that means is as clear as it comes when we look at the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy.
The York Daily Record
Hear hits from The Temptations during 'Motown Revue' in York
Enjoy a night of Motown favorite's from some of the genre's biggest stars. "Motown Revue featuring The Temptations: Legends of Damon Harris" is slated for 7 p.m. Sept.
Entertaining And Slightly Exhausting: Motown: The Musical
It's too bad Berry Gordy can't make an on-stage appearance at the end of every performance of Motown: The Musical , as he did at San Francisco's Orpheum Theater on Tuesday night , because the 84-year-old legend nearly brought the house down dancing jubilantly with the cast.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Steve Smith: Smokey Robinson at the Greek Theatre; Gene Simmons apologizes
Even at age 74, the Motown icon with the legendary falsetto sounds exactly as he did a half-century ago.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Smokey Robinson Says He Had a "Good Time" Recording Duet with His "Fun Brother" Steven Tyler
Smokey Robinson teamed up with well-known singers from a variety of genres on his new duets album, Smokey & Friends , which hits stores today, August 19. The 11-track collection features new interpretations of songs the Motown legend wrote or co-wrote, either for his old group, The Miracles , or for The Temptations or his own solo career.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Maxine Nightingale, 9/27-28
Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome R&B and soul legend, Maxine Nightingale , to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 .
San Francisco Bay View
'Motown the Musical' rocking the Bay Aug. 19-Sept. 28
"Motown the Musical" is the true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Detroit Free Press
On new album, Smokey Robinson gets a little help from his friends
They're the hits that keep on giving. Take nearly a dozen of Smokey Robinson's most enduring songs, add a batch of A-list duet partners, toss in a bit of modern musical sizzle, and you've got "Smokey & Friends," the Motown icon's most high-profile record in years.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Lane High School Celebrates Class of 1974
When you walked into the Lane High School Reunion, all you could hear were the smooth grooves of the sixties and seventies.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Vail Daily News
The Soul Mountain Music Festival is back - this time in Beaver Creek
Vocalists with the Quincy Ave Rhythm Band get the crowd moving at this summer's Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.