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  1. Nile Rodgers welcomes 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... go in knowing you're going to be anonymous and poor," asserts the producer who mixed synthesized electronics with pure funk to forge his own sound. He remembers singing "We Are Family" to a young friend, who said "I know that song-- my teacher wrote ...

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  2. Review: Twelfth Night at the Hamilton Gardens Arts FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    "If music be the food of love, play on," wrote William Shakespeare in Twelfth Night - and there is plenty of love for the version of the play being staged during the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival this week. These days, just about every second staging of a Shakespeare play involves the re-setting of events to modern times, or some other more recent era in history.

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  3. Dylan Doyle Band, Fresh Paint Coming Up at Daryl's House ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Dylan Doyle Band with special guest Petey Hop, a unique mix of rock blues and funk from this rising Hudson Valley star. Mar 1 7pm $10, $15.

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  4. Mario McKellopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    We notice that your web browser is out-of-date. For the best experience on AXS.com please consider upgrading to one of the following: We see your preferred language is English , would you like to stay on English or switch to English ? More than any of her contemporaries, indie pop star Lana Del Rey has made music videos a key part of her aesthetic.

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  5. ListenUp: Holly Miranda + The New Asylum Choir: Midnight OilRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    ... Rich Lee-directed clip utilizing lots of black and white shots as well as many washed-out moments-that's... Legendary funk musician, Walter "Junie" Morrison passed away at just 62 years old. The multi-talented Morrison was a producer, writer, ...

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  6. MotorKam navigates an entirely new personaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Metro Times

    ... for me, and it made for an interesting sound when I animated my voice. MT: Throughout the album I can hear old-school funk, Prince, Danny Brown, and house music influences. Is that accurate? Who are your main music heroes? Kam: Pretty accurate. The ...

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  7. Review: Hazel Miller Band and Chris Daniels at Denver's Oriental TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... hosted two headliners, Chris Daniels and the Kings and the Hazel Miller Band . The two groups brought in the vibes, the funk and the soul. The Hazel Miller Band kicked off the evening with jazz, rock, blues, and everything in between. Hazel had a ...

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  8. Great Food, Wine And Music Await You At Busch Gardens Food & Wine FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Osprey Observer

    A world of taste awaits you at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's third annual Food & Wine Festival, returning this spring for an extended nine weeks of chart-topping artists and culinary masterpieces. The popular Tampa Bay food and wine festival is included with any Annual Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to the park and runs Saturdays and Sundays, March 4 through April 30. The biggest names in entertainment will take the stage every weekend with the headlining act starting at 7 p.m. on Gwazi Field.

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  9. Who are these NDC clowns on the PAC? Part 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GhanaWeb

    ... f the country, so as to afford themselves a fighting chance come Election 2020? Come on, come out of your post-election funk, hallucinating dreamers! *Visit my blog at: kwameokoampaahoofe.wordpress.com Ghanaffairs

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  10. ListenUp: Pale Waves: There's a HoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cool Hunting

    ... Rich Lee-directed clip utilizing lots of black and white shots as well as many washed-out moments-that's... Legendary funk musician, Walter "Junie" Morrison passed away at just 62 years old. The multi-talented Morrison was a producer, writer, ...

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  11. Flemington Woman's Club to host scholarship event to benefit Hunterdon Central gradRead the original story

    Tuesday | NJ.com

    The Flemington Woman's Club, 49 Park Avenue, will host its annual Scholarship Game Party on March 15th from Noon to 3:30 PM. Cost for the event is $15.00 including lunch, dessert and prizes.

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  12. bm1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cornish Guardian

    ... 'Oczy Mlody'. The band, known for their weird and wonderful, larger than life live shows are expected to bring future funk and then some to Boardmasters this August. Festivalgoers can expect super-sized props, eccentric costumes and funked up ...

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  13. Stormzy, The Flaming Lips and The Vaccines join Boardmasters line upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sequoyah County Times

    The 23-year-old grime superstar, Wayne Coyne's wild rock band and the indie legends will perform at the surfer music extravaganza, held at Watergate Bay in Cornwall, South West England, between August 9 and 13. They'll be joined by the likes of Frank Turner, Gorgon City, Kate Nash, Giggs, Pete Tong and Lethal Bizzle as well as headliners Two Door Cinema Club, Alt-J and Jamiroquai.

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  14. R&B Legend Howard Hewett 's Hot New Single "A Love Of My Own" Available NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Digital Post Production

    Illustra Distribution & Incendiary Entertainment Group announced the release of Legendary R&B great Howard Hewett's Hot New Single "A Love Of My Own" which is now available on all Major Digital Outlets. Howard Hewett is an iconic R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the Multiplatinum selling group Shalamar.

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  15. Nile Rodgers reveals 'heart-breaking' George Michael collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Music producer Nile Rodgers has told of the "heart-breaking" moment he learned George Michael had died via a news alert on his phone, while he was waiting for a text message from the singer. Chic star Rodgers had been at Michael's house just two days before the singer was found dead, and the two musicians had arranged to speak on the phone on Christmas Day due to their respective busy schedules.

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  16. Nile Rodgers reveals 'heartbreaking' moment he learned of George Michael's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Music producer Nile Rodgers has told of the "heartbreaking" moment he learned George Michael had died via a news alert on his phone, while he was waiting for a text message from the singer. Chic star Nile had been at George's house just two days before the singer was found dead, and the two musicians had arranged to speak on the phone on Christmas Day due to their respective busy schedules.

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  17. Funk Pioneer Walter 'Junie' Morrison, 62, Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | AllAccess.com

    WALTER "JUNIE" MORRISON, a keyboardist/producer who performed with the OHIO PLAYERS and GEORGE CLINTON's PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC, has died at the age of 62. MORRISON also performed with the BRITISH group SOUL II SOUL, which had a hit with the 1989 single "Back to Life ." MORRISON's death was announced by DAM-FUNK, who said MORRISON's daughter, AKASHA, made the announcement.

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  18. ListenUp: Steve Lacy: Dark RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Cool Hunting

    ... Rich Lee-directed clip utilizing lots of black and white shots as well as many washed-out moments-that's... Legendary funk musician, Walter "Junie" Morrison passed away at just 62 years old. The multi-talented Morrison was a producer, writer, ...

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  19. NOLA Comes To Hollywood: Galactic Teams With Funky Meters At The Fonda - Photos & VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | JamBase

    Two legendary funk bands from New Orleans headlined the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Friday night, when the funky METERS and Galactic brought their current tour to the venue. Austin rockers Bright Light Social Hour kicked off the festivities ahead of a set from the Funky Meters.

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  20. ListenUp: Lana Del Rey: LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Cool Hunting

    ... It's expected that she will announce a new album soon, the first since Honeymoon came out two years ago. Legendary funk musician, Walter "Junie" Morrison passed away at just 62 years old. The multi-talented Morrison was a producer, writer, ...

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