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  1. The Gap Banda s Charlie Wilson is not ready to slow downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Redlands Daily Facts

    When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in Highland; 8 p.m. Feb. 12 in Los Angeles . Where: San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland; Shrine Auditorium, 665 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles. 1 comment

  2. Downtown Clearwater welcomes annual Cruisin' at the CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... stay in a one bedroom suite and breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa. Known for their soul, funk and rhythm 'n' blues music, the Black Honkeys have been voted Tampa Bay's Best Local Band for three years running in Creative ...


  3. Renowned Jersey City jazz drummer Don Carter dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Jersey Journal

    Donald Carter said he first found his rhythm beating pencils on his desk at his elementary school in Harlem. That rhythm turned him into a renowned jazz drummer and a respected member of the Jersey City community.


  4. Won't Get Chumped AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Spin

    That's the most frequently echoed sentiment when talking to Chumped , the now-former pop-punk fourpiece, on Saturday night, hours before their final show together. The band announced via Facebook in late October that they would be going on indefinite hiatus, bringing to an unexpectedly abrupt end one of the most promising young careers in DIY punk.


  5. Duran Duran Moves Concert to Bayfront Park Amid Miami Open DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Miami New Times

    It was just announced that Duran Duran will be stopping by Bayfront Park Amphitheater on Friday, April 1, with special guest Nile Rodgers, the legendary guitarist, founder of Chic, and Daft Punk collaborator. This concert was originally scheduled to take place at the Miami Open tennis tournament, but was met with resistance from Miami-Dade County government, who felt that the concert - which was being held as an event separate from the tournament itself - violated the event rules of Crandon Park.


  6. Empire of the Sun and Passion Pit Powered by Everywhere Wireless Internet in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... sets by various indie, house, and techno producers, including Chicago legends Felix Da Housecat and Farley Jackmaster Funk. Everywhere Wireless owns, manages and controls a Chicago-based Gigabit Internet Network, uniquely designed to individual ...


  7. The New Mastersounds on Playing New Orleans Funk in Denver's Thin AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Denver Westword

    The New Mastersounds play eight Colorado shows, including Thursday, February 11 at Ophelia's Electrc Soapbox, and Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13 at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom. As a teenager growing up in Wales, Eddie Roberts, guitarist and founder of the New Mastersounds , started immersing himself in faraway influences: jazz and New Orleans funk.


  8. Indie Central Records Signs Agreement With Soulful Houston Trio, Six Minutes 'til SunriseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Mi2n

    ... he has proven to be as versatile as they come. Hailing from a lineage of musical legends such as Jessie Norman, funk-man Rick James, and gospel music pioneer Lonnie Norman, SHAWN TAYLOR upholds the tradition of artistry. Performing with Grammy Award ...


  9. What have you done with your Raspberry Pi.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Geekzone

    Something to SSH into on a remote network so I can see what it is performing like etc. Keep meaning to set up VPN on it so I can access IP cams there but need to get around tooit.


  10. Where To Celebrate Mardi Gras in New York CityRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 |

    ... Lent, Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras is the time to overindulge in the vices. Whether with traditional Zydeco music or the funk of George Clinton himself, these local spots will help you celebrate in style. Where: The Bell House, 149 7th St., Gowanus ...


  11. Prince hosting dance party tonight at Paisley ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | TwinCities

    ... solo piano performances at his Chanhassen recording studio. Friday, he opened the doors again for a concert featuring funk bands Pho and Graham Central Station. Prince didn't perform but did watch the latter band from the side of the stage. In the ...


  12. Breakbot Dishes on New Album, 'Still Waters:' 'We Wanted to Be Proud of What We Do'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Billboard

    ... to Warren G ' s "Regulators," also defies the typical up-tempo Breakbot formula. This is not the first time that G-Funk has aligned with French aesthetics: in the '70s, Serge Gainsbourg's "Flash Forward" seemed to anticipate the sound of Dr. Dre , ...


  13. Weekend Edition: February 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Christianity Today

    Living as a single in this day has its own set of challenges and difficulties, many of which stem from this desire to be chosen as another's Adam or Eve, to settle down, to get established, to have a family. And for the Christian, living single has added trouble.


  14. Quick Hits: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Disturbed & Rob...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | FMQB

    ... tour runs from March 16 in San Antonio to April 24 near Charleston, SC. Mic Gillette , trumpeter and founding member of Funk greats Tower of Power , has passed away at the age of 64. Gillette suffered a heart attack over the weekend. Tower of Power ...


  15. Competition to Achieve Viable Nuclear Fusion Heating UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | NorCalBlogs

    Since that time, China has responded with a 100 second sustained fusion burn - a feat they hope in the near future to extend to 1000 seconds . A team of Chinese scientists in Hefei, capital city of east China's Anhui Province, has made an unprecedented breakthrough on an energy generation device that will make it one step closer to transform energy into stable, sustainable and controllable resources.


  16. Chaka Khan Got Booted Off "Dancing With the Stars," But...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | WebProNews

    ... Fair in Turlock, California in July. The Modesto Bee made the announcement just a couple of days ago. "Listen up, funk fans, we're gonna tell you something good: Chaka Khan will perform at this year's Stanislaus County Fair," the report reads . ...


  17. Sound track: OTG by Marcel AntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Mountain Xpress

    There's no space between pressing play and the start of "Don't Knock," the lead track from Marcel Anton's new release, OTG . But even though the song is a punch of sound, a rev of the sonic engines, it's also instantly smooth, silky in its funk groove and relaxed in its deep pocket.


  18. Love is about trusting daily the world is more safe than scaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 |

    ... He reassured me that he often feels 12 also, and added that he often feels like a 12-year-old in freefall. Members of funk band The Ohio Players were definitely grown-ups when they wrote their 1976 hit-song "Love Rollercoaster." They are singing ...


  19. WhoSampled Integrates with Spotify for iPhone AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Billboard

    ... example, anyone searching Kanye West 's new Kendrick Lamar -featuring "No More Parties in L.A." will discover the 1976 funk track "Suzie Thundertussy" by former Parliament-Funkadelic member Junie Morrison. Or searching Michael Jackson 's classic ...


  20. Gospel 'Festival of Praise Tour' conquers JAX praise crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 |

    Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah Walker, Kim Burrell, Marcus Wiley, Isaac Caree, Jessica Reedy and Zacardi Cortez are: "Festival of Praise" The tickets may have been printed, "Festival of Praise staring, Fred Hammond , Donnie McClurkin , Hezekiah & Many More," yet a team of praise and worshippers showed up and showed out at the Jacksonville's Veteran's Memorial Arena when the " Festival of Praise Tour " came to town. There were no big I's or little U's on Sunday October 11, 2015, but the TEAM came on stage together to minister to those in attendance.