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Turn It UpIt’d be audacious coming from just anybody else, but William “Bootsy” Collins named his new album “The Funk Capital of the World” (Mascot) knowing full well he could back up the claim. Everyone from Snoop Dogg and Chuck D to....
A pair of musical events in Hampton this weekend will feature some notable figures from the extended family of Funk Godfather George Clinton. On Sunday, June 12, Dawn Silva, a founding member of the group Brides of Funkenstein, will play a fundraiser...
WrigleyvilleWith news that Paul McCartney will perform at Wrigley Field on July 31 and Aug. 1, we asked locals: Who's your dream act at Wrigley?...
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
WIZ KHALIFA It’s easy to draw parallels between Wiz Khalifa at this moment and B.O.M.B. Fest co-headliner Snoop Dogg in his younger days, and the similarities go deeper than rapping about smoking humongous amounts of weed. Like Snoop in the early...
It's been revealed that the Obama administration named its war against Libya -- Operation Odyssey Dawn -- after a little-known album by English progressive rock band Yes. But what hasn't been revealed are the names of other album titles seriously...
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Web Reporter5 a.m. The Cool Out by The Clash Barely Breathing by Duncan Shiek Silvia by Miike Snow Fire Escape by Fanfarlo Do The Evolution by Pearl Jam Alligator Tears by Tegan & Sarah The Man of Metropolis by Sufjan Stevens I Can Change by...
It's gonna be a good one this year at Essence Fest! The 2011 line-up includes Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Jill Scott, Trey Songz, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Boyz II Men, Stephanie Mills, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Macy Gray, Dwele,...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe indie fur will fly — out of competition — as movies with movie stars taking a flyer on a low-budget film will fill the theaters of Sundance in the out of competition portion of this year's festival. A fairly staggering list of name stars,...
Lehigh Valley MusicBlues rock icon John Mayall, soft rocker Edwin McCain, funk and soul jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker and 1980s heavy metal band Kix will play the planned Musikfest Café at SteelStacks in its first few months, ArtsQuest just announced. Also, the......
MANCHESTER, Tenn. — We woke in Nashville blinking with disbelief. Five of us guys were about to head 60 miles southeast to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which we envisioned as four nights of music, camping, bright sunshine and swaying...
1812: The fourth vice president of the United States, George Clinton, died in Washington at age 72, becoming the first vice president to die while in office. 1861: Col. Robert E. Lee resigned his commission in the United States Army. (Lee went on to...
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