B.B. King Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Taj Mo balance expectations, creative integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    ... to with our parents. Taj was a new thing. He was new and fresh. Our parents were listening to Bobby Blue Bland and B.B. King, you know, T-Bone Walker and that stuff. Taj was this whole different take on the blues. Taj opened up a whole different can ...

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  2. a Few Minutes with Selwyn BirchwoodRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Nippertown!

    ... shows a plethora of influences that include Freddie King, Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars, B.B. King and Birchwood's mentor, Sonny Rhodes . As a 19-year-old, Birchwood went on the road with Texas-born blues legend Sonny Rhodes, ...

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  3. Sun Studio SessionsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... to music culture for providing the first professional recording opportunities for blues legends like Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King and Rufus Thomas, as well as discovering music legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Roy ...

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  4. Fall into some musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2010 | Arkansas Times

    ... Moving Front) to divisive megastars (Nickelback), cult favorites (Times New Roman) to bona fide American icons (B.B. King - twice!). Here's our rundown of the best of what's to come in the upcoming months. The music season in Little Rock ...

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  5. Shemekia Copeland to bring powerful voice to Wilkes-Barrea s Kirby CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Weekender

    ... that is alternately sultry, assertive and roaring." Copeland has shared stages with Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Carlos Santana and more. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show and are on sale now ...

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  6. Developing as a music cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... more common all the time. Raitt's talented keyboard player, Mike Finnigan, performed a spirited version of B.B. King's Don't Answer the Door. B.B.'s been here, done that. The late great King of the Blues brought his entire famed road show to the ...

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  7. NBA Finals - Game 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Mission Mission

    ... Haight Street All-Stars" will keep you dancing throughout the night. Playing songs to the likes of James Brown, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Albert King and many more. "The Haight Street All-Stars" are fun from beginning to end. Come on out to enjoy ...

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  8. Wavy Gravy heads to Ardmore for his birthday celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... who he is today while lying on the floor of the free stage at the Texas International Pop Festival in 1969. "B.B. King came up to me and said, `You wavy gravy,'  to which I answered, `I believe that I am, sir.' He put his hand on my shoulder, ...

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  9. Don't trust an airline with your instrumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Economist

    B.B. KING was famously inseparable from Lucille, his Gibson guitar. So much so that when taking a plane, he would book his six-string its own seat, often under the unimaginative of "Mr Guitar".

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  10. Texas Artist Series: Peterson BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Austin American Statesman

    ... the central Texas blues circuit. They have opened for the likes of Gary Clark Jr., Los Lonely Boys, the late B.B. King, Willie Nelson, and Lisa Marie Presley. They have also played with Buddy Guy, Michael Burks and many of Austin's finest musicians. ...

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  11. Cross Roads Fest 2017 Kicks Off In New MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... The band, based in Harrisonburg, plays "rock 'n' soul," drawing influence from the likes of The Allman Brothers, B.B. King and Johnny Cash. Hackens Boys will perform Aug. 11. A local favorite, Hackens Boys has played across the Shenandoah Valley ...

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  12. Feature / 6 hours agoWhat happened when Steve Vai and Brian May reigned in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Metal Hammer

    ... talents of players ranging from from the man who first electrified the guitar, Les Paul, through blues greats like B.B. King and Albert Collins and the flamenco of Paco de Lucia, with the final night devoted to Rock. With a band that includes rhythm ...

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  13. Bradenton Blues Festival 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... for Soul Blues Artist of the Year; then captured it again in 2012 and 2013, when he also took home the BMA for B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. And closing out the Saturday fest will be headliner Joe Louis Walker, a Blues Hall of Fame inductee and ...

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  14. Trump group brings three hotels to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... because of the Civil Rights history, what happened with Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi," said Chawla. "With the B.B. King Museum over there. And now suddenly these tourists who are expecting 5 Star or 4 Star accommodations will finally be able to ...

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  15. Austin Blues and Rock from the Peterson Brothers Come to Joe's Pub Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at Austin's famed music hall The Continental Club. They have played with and opened for Gary Clark Jr., the late B.B. King , Buddy Guy , Los Lonely Boys and Willie Nelson . Visit PetersonBrothersBand.com to find out more! About Joe's Pub at The ...

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  16. Crystal BowersoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Austin American Statesman

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  17. Feature / 20 Nov 2016The Guitars That Built Rock: The Gibson ES-335Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    Gibson's second greatest guitar has fuelled some of the greatest tones in rock history, from BB King to Eric Clapton and Dave Grohl. Here's how a modified jazz box changed the world... Back in the 80s, when shred was king, guitar mags broke out in an epidemic of letters complaining about the lack of soul in the playing of "widdlers" like Tony MacAlpine, RATT's Warren DeMartini, even Joe Satriani and Steve Vai.

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  18. Kenny Wayne Shepherd serves the blues, family-style, 'for everybody' at Taste of SyracuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... Joe Bonamassa, is widely known as a blues guitar wunderkind. Though Bonamassa can forever boast his opening for B.B. King at the wee age of 12, Louisiana's own Shepherd recorded his first album, 1995's "Ledbetter Heights," at 18 -- still quite a ...

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  19. Rock to the blues at downtown Vacaville festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Reporter

    Shane Dwight, who has played at the blues festival and Creekwalk concerts previously, performs at 7 p.m. July 1. A native Californian who moved to Nashville in 2009 to further his musical career, Dwight performs more than 200 shows per year worldwide. He has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music, including B.B. King, Etta James, Jimmie Vaughan, Taj Mahal, the Doobie Brothers, Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys and Johnny Winter.

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  20. Blues night raises the roof at International Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Manawatu Standard

    This year's celebratory 50th Jazz Festival has already provided local audiences with much richness, after an outstanding concert on Tuesday by this year's NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra, with its awesome special guest, trumpeter Alex Sipiagin. a This was followed on Wednesday night by a sold-out gig by the ever-popular 101 Lab Band, who appeared with a new ensemble making a distinctive mark on the local scene - Johnny McCormick's Black N Blue Band.

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