Last Best Show: Lenny Kravitz at the Pavilion

Lenny Kravitz performs on stage at the Hard Rock Rising Barcelona global music festival on Friday, July 24, 2015, at Platja del Forum in Barcelona, Spain. Hard Rock Rising Barcelona is Hard Rockís first global music festival activation in Spain. (Photo by Manuel Vidal/Invision for Hard Rock International/AP Images)

Last Best Show: Lenny Kravitz at the Pavilion
Kravitz and his funky, rocking band — three horn players, three backup singers/percussionists, a keyboard player and the core three of bassist Gail Ann Dorsey, drummer Cindy Blackman Santana and supreme guitarist Craig Ross — launched into …
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Joshua Abrams Magnetoception
Active as both a sideman and a bandleader, Magnetoception is the third record on which he is accompanied by a variable group of like-minded players, and also the tertiary collection of material to be centred on Abrams’ guimbri, a North African bass lute.
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GEOFF TATE’s OPERATION: MINDCRIME: New Song ‘Hearing Voices’ Streaming
Joining Tate on “The Key” are a hard-hitting cast of familiar faces and new collaborators: bass players David Ellefson (MEGADETH) and John Moyer (DISTURBED, ADRENALINE MOB), drummers Simon Wright (AC/DC), Scott Mercado (CANDLEBOX) and …


Carly Rae Jepsen at the Troubadour: 5 thoughts on her ‘Emotion’ release show

musicCarly Rae Jepsen at the Troubadour: 5 thoughts on her ‘Emotion’ release show
Jepsen, of course, is the Canadian singer responsible for “Call Me Maybe,” the viral 2012 smash whose global success seemed all but certain to turn Jepsen into a one-hit wonder. … In person, Jepsen stayed true to the album’s slick Reagan-era sound.
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Practicing with Ustad Nusrat was scary: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
However, the Pakistani singer found himself embroiled in a legal battle when he was detained at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in 2011 for allegedly possessing undeclared foreign currency. As a result … I feel that Salman bhai is a …
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Van Morrison: 30 essential songs
Van Morrison, one of the greatest artists in music history, is in the Grammy Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In a career spanning more than 50 years he has recorded some of the greatest albums ever made, …

Country music rookie Austin Webb set for San Bernardino show

musicCountry music rookie Austin Webb set for San Bernardino show
The 26-year-old country music rising star has been on the road for the past 12 years navigating the obstacles of his music career on independent record label Streamsound. “My voice went out last week in Ohio,” Webb said in a phone interview. “I don’t …
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Tim McGraw named headliner for 2016 Carolina Country Music Fest
CHARLOTTE, NC (August 25, 2015) – On the heels of releasing the dates for the highly anticipated return of the Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF), Full House Productions (FHP) announces Tim McGraw as the first headlining artist to take the stage during …
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Country music hall honors ‘one of a kind’
“Flyin’ Saucers Rock and Roll: The Cosmic Genius of Sam Phillips,” takes an in-depth look at the Florence native’s genre-defying work as a record producer and as a rugged individualist who wasn’t confined by the social and racial barriers of his time.
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Local jazz festival occasion to show world ‘we’re anti-xenophobic’

musicLocal jazz festival occasion to show world ‘we’re anti-xenophobic’
Apart from new jazz acts from all over the world, the artists performing at the festival include R&B and soul singer Peabo Bryson, South African Afro-fusion band Stimela, South African singer Vusi Mahlasela and Zimbabwean singer Oliver Mtukudzi. Jazz …
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Bruce Lundvall: Record company executive who was rejected by Blue Note as a
Lundvall played a crucial role in getting the label to release Hancock’s groundbreaking Headhunters electric jazz-fusion album, encouraged Springsteen on his breakthrough Born To Run album and in 1979 created the Havana Jam Festival that took …
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Jazz Listings for May 22-28
Terence Blanchard E-Collective (Wednesday through May 31) The trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard has a new album, “Breathless,” that represents both his plunge into electric fusion and his foray into sociopolitical protest. (Its title refers to …
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5/13 WWE NXT TV spoilers: Full results of tonight’s television show (spoilers)

sport5/13 WWE NXT TV spoilers: Full results of tonight’s television show (spoilers)
Powell’s POV: Zack Zimmerman is at the Ring of Honor/New Japan Pro Wrestling event and thus we may not have live coverage as the show airs on WWE Network at 7:00 p.m. CT. The show will be reviewed at some point in print and audio form, and Darren …

PRO WRESTLING: Miller’s Davie Ale House showing WWE Payback in South
Miller’s Davie Ale House in (South Florida) Broward County is hosting a WWE Payback pay-per-view party on Sunday, May 17. WWE World champ Seth Rollins battles Dean Ambrose, Randy Orton and Roman Reigns in a fatal four-way main event. Bell time is …
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4th Generation Wrestler Backstage at WWE Raw, Update on Young Bucks/TNA
Update on Former X-Division Champion Released From TNA, More on Global Force Wrestling & Relationship w/ AJ Styles · the young bucksTNAWWEwwe nxt · Have a news tip? Attended an event and want to send a live report? Submit it now!
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Toe2Toe Fights plans Saturday MMA show in Portland

sportToe2Toe Fights plans Saturday MMA show in Portland
The southern Maine-based Toe2Toe Fights promotion is scheduled to hold its second mixed martial arts show Saturday at the Portland Exposition Building. The card, set to start at 6 p.m., will feature four professional bouts and eight amateur contests.
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Martial Arts students win awards
Students of Snow’s Mixed Martial Arts Federation, Delphi and Flora schools, participated in the 17th Annual Indiana State Open Style Martial Arts Championships held April 18 in Monticello. Students won over 150 trophies and placed as the best overall …
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UFC reserves December date at Madison Square Garden, just in case
This, of course, is predicated on the bill to legalize and regulate professional mixed martial arts in New York State passing through the Assembly by the end of the legislative session in June and being signed into law by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The …
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Dave Chappelle Booed During Stand-Up Show

trendDave Chappelle Booed During Stand-Up Show
Like any comedian, this isn’t the first time Chappelle has faced a brutal crowd while doing stand-up. He walked offstage to a booing mass of people in Hartford, Connecticut, in January. The Comedy Central personality recently said that returning to the …
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Yahoo NewFront Touts New News, Music & Comedy Offerings
Yahoo kicked off NewFront week in NYC today by stepping up its effort to blur, if not erase, the line befween online and TV programming. It unveiled 18 series, including a Simon Cowell-produced DJ talent show, a daily news show hosted by Katie Couric, …
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Amy Schumer is the queen of comedy television
In a skit from her show “Inside Amy Schumer,” comedian Amy Schumer spies Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Patricia Arquette having a posh picnic. Louis-Dreyfus looks at her quizzically. “Are you that girl from the television who talks about her p—-?”.
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Blue Man Group: ‘It’s the funniest show I’ve ever seen’

musicBlue Man Group: ‘It’s the funniest show I’ve ever seen’
JAZZ FACULTY MEETING: Some of the top players and educators from FSU’s jazz department — drummer Leon Anderson, bass player Rodney Jordan, pianist Bill Peterson — are converging for a show that starts at 7 p.m. Friday at B Sharps Jazz Cafe, 648 …

Our Schools: Elmira school board seeks candidates
Horn, piano, voice, guitar, bass players and drummers can apply. All must perform some variation of “Billie’s Bounce” by Charlie Parker. Email the organization for exact requirements for your instrument. Finalists will receive cash awards and perform …
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Texas Medical Center Orchestra provides creative outlet for professionals
Wolf, who has played guitar most of his life and took up the double bass when he was a student at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, loves the discipline and escape the orchestra provides. Even if he goes to rehearsal tired and …
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