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  1. Mardi Gras 2017: week two: Wednesday, Feb. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Best of New Orleans

    ... of Nyx continues to grow, and this year an entertainment theme will help fans keep step with the group. Singer Irma Thomas is the grand marshal. The procession is led by the Southern University marching band, and there are many marching and dancing ...

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  2. Take a look at Mardi Gras through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... the hall of the Regal Biltmore Hotel. Jim is Ball Chairman of the Black Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe ...

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  3. Molly Ringwald, Vanna White: Today's celebrity birthdays listRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Plain Dealer

    ... Forman is 85. Vocalist Yoko Ono is 84. Singer Herman Santiago of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers is 76. Singer Irma Thomas is 76. Actress Jess Walton ("The Young and the Restless") is 71. Singer Dennis DeYoung (Styx) is 70. Actress Cybill Shepherd ...

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  4. 2017 French Quarter Festival announces initial talent roster, including first-timer Aaron NevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... at the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, La. Thursday, April 7, 2016. Advocate photo by Keith Spera -- Irma Thomas performs "It's Raining," which Allen Toussaint wrote and produced for her, under clear blues skies for a large crowd at the 2016 ...

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  5. Beer Lovers & Spirit Seekers: What's HappeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. Tickets start at $29.95 and showtime is 8 p.m. Renowned rhythm and blues singer, Irma Thomas brings her performance to the Golden Nugget in Biloxi Friday night. Tickets start at $20 and showtime is 8 p.m. Multi talented ...

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  6. Irma Thomas, Trombone Shorty, Kermit Ruffins in concert to support the Daniel Price Memorial FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The line up was stellar at this one-night only main-stage event at the House of Blues: Irma Thomas; John Boutte; James Andrews; a Khris Royal, Robin Barnes and Big Sam collaboration; Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers with guest vocalist Naydja CoJoe; Stanton Moore Trio, David Torkanowsky; James Singleton; Cyril Neville; Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs ; Trombone Shorty and Friends The musicians were there to contribute their time and talent to raise money for the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists. Since the fund was founded in 2004, it has hosted Home for the Holidays , an annual concert benefit.

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  7. New Orleans Legend Dr. John Looks Back on 60 Years in Music, From Professor Longhair to Johnny CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Billboard

    ... scenes for the film, tentatively called America's Treasures , with one of his New Orleans music peers, singer Irma Thomas . Dr. John calls his friends "pardners." Like Dr. John himself, they're talented, colorful, unique characters. After playing ...

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  8. May Erlewine's soulful new album is a balm for the holiday bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... to danceable melodies recorded by a live band and influenced by the music of soul legends like Sam Cooke and Irma Thomas. The result is a set of uplifting songs that feel both throwback and fresh. Erlewine said the inspiration for this project came ...

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  9. Irma ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    Texas boasts southpaw soulstress Barbara Lynn, and our neighboring Bayou State brags on the Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas.

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  10. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    Texas boasts southpaw soulstress Barbara Lynn, and our neighboring Bayou State brags on the Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas.

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  11. This week's music picks: Broken Spoke film screening, Help Clifford Help Kids and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Austin American Statesman

    ... $20-$25. 8:30 p.m. 2237 Guadalupe St. cactuscafe.org. - P.B. Thursday: "Help Clifford Help Kids" with Irma Thomas at ACL Live. The Clifford Antone Foundation, a new local nonprofit that's "dedicated to preserving our music culture and community by ...

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  12. Shortlist reviews: Lost Animal, Jodi Martin, Betty Harris, Claude Hay, Lisa MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Modern compilations such as Soul Jazz's mighty Saturday Night Fish Fry have helped widen that market. Along with Irma Thomas, Harris' powerful but emotionally rich voice defined the mix of grunt and grace required by the songs of writer/producer ...

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  13. Friday random ten: Ladies' night, part 17Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Off the Kuff

    ... 4. Fancy - Iggy Azalea 5. Get Together - Indigo Girls 6. Warpath - Ingrid Michaelson 7. Time Is On My Side - Irma Thomas 8. When I Think Of You - Janet Jackson 9. Whistlin' In The Dark - Janiva Magness 10. Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight I love Irma ...

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  14. Watch Dr. John Praise James Booker's Piano GeniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... to Dr. John, the film also features interviews with Booker admirers and associates including Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Harry Connick Jr. (who also learned from Booker) and Hugh Laurie. We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter ...

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  15. Samirah Evans showcases the Nolabratts at Leo partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... at the Vermont Jazz Center (Misha Records). She has shared stages with legendary artists James Brown, B.B. King, Irma Thomas, Sheila Jordan, Terence Blanchard, and Donald Harrison, Jr., among others in her career, and has toured Europe, Asia and ...

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  16. Technotrix Deploys Martin Audio To Cover Four Stages At Chicago Blues Festival & Taste Of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | ProSoundWeb

    ... held downtown in Grant Park. Featured artists included Shemekiah Copeland with special guest Curtis Salgado, Irma Thomas, the Omar Coleman Band, Legends of the Blues with Sam Lay, Corky Siegel and Marcella Detroit, Eddie Cotton, Lazy Lester and the ...

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  17. Martin Audio Covers Chicago Blues Festival and Taste of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Live Design Online

    ... Taste of Chicago in Grant Park. Featuring artists such as Shemekiah Copeland with special guest Curtis Salgado, Irma Thomas, the Omar Coleman Band, Legends of the Blues with Sam Lay, Corky Siegel and Marcella Detroit, Eddie Cotton, Lazy Lester and ...

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  18. Hollywood Bowl Gets Balmy With New Orleans-Focused Allen Toussaint TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Billboard

    Maybe it was that humility he exuded in his late period as a performer in his own right that almost -- almost -- made it seem not quite fatally sad that Toussaint was not around to participate in his own tribute show Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl. There's been just enough distance since his sudden death after a gig in November at age 77 that his absence didn't cast too heavy a pall over the proceedings, led by a couple of the performers he gave the greatest assists to in the 1960s and '70s -- Dr. John and Irma Thomas -- and amped up by the relative Louisianian youth appeal of Galactic .

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  19. New Orleans music giant Allen Toussaint saluted at Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... than a specific call to action in the performances by Toussaint's musical family from New Orleans: Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Galactic and the Allen Toussaint Band. There were few testimonial speeches Wednesday at the Bowl, little direct ...

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  20. Essence Festival turns 22: See photos, video through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... Wonder the New Orleans Peace Prize at Joe Brown Center in New Orleans, July 3, 1996. Essence Fashion: Singer Irma Thomas said, "I chose this outfit because it's gorgeous, and it covers a multitude of sins. I purchased an outfit like it from the same ...

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