| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:27 AM
The Hampton Roads music scene can always use more funk. Groups such as Seed Is ... The Fuzz Band and Jae Sinnett's House and Sinnett do their part to keep live R&B alive in this neck of the woods, but it's too bad there aren't more local bands that...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Hampton is looking at a funky fall. The Hampton Funk Fest will bring George Clinton, Chuck Brown, Midnight Star and Brass Construction to Hampton Coliseum on Nov. 19, promoters announced.
Tickets, $39.50, go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23 from the...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The third annual ArtPrize competition is nearly a week away in downtown Grand Rapids and artists are already scrambling to meet their deadline.
This year, organizers behind the mega event have decided to incorporate more sounds.
"There will be more of...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:20 AM
The Hampton Funk Fest, which took place Saturday Nov. 19 at Hampton Coliseum, didn't deliver a knock-out punch, but it got in a few good licks. Musically speaking, the show was very entertaining. The audience, though, was smaller than anticipated....
| Sep 25, 2011
| 9:33 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
A skilled songwriter for countless R&B singers as well as a Grammy-winning artist in his own right, Van Hunt ran afoul of the music industry with the optimistically titled “Popular” in 2008. The wildly eclectic album...
| May 25, 2011
| 6:43 AM
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...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:50 AM
It’s a long weekend, so you’re probably looking for some stuff to do. Well, look no further! Here are five things happening in the Hartford Area today:
B.O.M.B. Fest. Hard not to mention, this two-day music festival starts today at the...
| May 27, 2011
| 12:16 PM
It’s the middle of a 3-day weekend, and the weather forecast is finally looking good. Without further ado, here are 5 awesome things to do today.
Of course, as it’s Memorial Day weekend, many towns are gearing up for tomorrow by hosting mini-...
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
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-...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:34 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:03 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Cowboys & Aliens
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim)
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO)
The A-List: New York...