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The Baltimore SunLots of marquee performers are in the area this week - Kesha, Bob Dyland and Leon Russell, a bunch of djs at the traveling music festival IDentity. But the signature event of the week is clearly the annual Rap Round Robin, which this year will feature...
MOUNT DORA — The fifth annual Mount Dora Blues and Wine Festival will present headliners Chris Simmons & Royal Blue and Thomas Wynn and the Believers plus a host of other blues performers and styles in the three-day event. Opening-night...
Tags: Wines, Festive Events, Jackie Wilson, Tampa, Muddy Waters
After a year away at downtown's Plaza building, the freewheeling side of Orlando's tech community is putting the "bar" back in the annual BarCamp. BarCamp Orlando is back in Wall Street Plaza for 2013, but exactly what is it? Whatever you want it to be....
The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.Phil Stevens spent 31 years working for the U.S. Postal Service, but his true passion is delivering live music. Stevens, 58, founded Music Ranch in 1998 at a 10-acre property in North Lakeland his family has owned since the early 1960s. He hosts about...
Tulsa WorldLocal guitarist Ron Radford cut his teeth on early rock 'n' roll, playing high school gigs with locals David Gates (Bread) and Leon Russell. By age 17, he found his own passion: flamenco, the strongly rhythmic Spanish dance music. His pals went...
Tags: Entertainment Events, Dance, Music
Former Chicagoan Ron Pen holds a very lengthy and lofty title at the University of Kentucky in Lexington: Professor; Director, John Jacob Niles Center for American Music; Coordinator, Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology. You might think him...
Asbury Park PressResidents and business owners are breathing a sigh of relief that Convention Hall will reopen this summer, after the city resolved a showdown with its waterfront developer that threatened to mothball the iconic complex. Meanwhile, city officials now say...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA musical icon who helped Sands Bethlehem Event Center open last May will return for an encore performance to help the center celebrate its first anniversary, the venue just announced. Paul Anka, who was among the first run of high-profile......
Once pegged as "the smart Monkee," singer, songwriter and guitarist Michael Nesmith is now embarking on his first U.S. solo tour in more than two decades. Nesmith shot to fame after "The Monkees" series premiered in 1966, and though he recently reunited...
Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
Tags: Teri Garr, Tina Turner, Diabetes, Television, ABC (tv network)
TAVARES — Known for more seriously themed dance performances, the Moore Dance Project returns to the annual African-American Heritage Festival bringing a Motown beat. Opening the two-day free event at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, the contemporary...
If you saw the Tedeschi Trucks Band in Boca Raton on Saturday (Sunshine Blues Festival review here), you don’t need much more reason to seek out tickets to the 2013 Wanee Music Festival than to know that they are part of this year’s impressive...
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