Blues Music

Beignet Festival

With a celebration for almost every food and beverage imaginable, it’s no surprise that the city honors this deliciously iconic French treat with a …

Festivals

LA Mayor, LAPD Will Honor Highest Ranking Black Woman

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be joined by other city officials Friday at a reception in Exposition Park for the first black woman promoted to the rank of …

Los Angeles

Blues & Brews on 66 - Downtown Joliet

Blues Fest in downtown Joliet - Saturday, August 18th from 3pm to 8pm FREE ADMISSION<p><b>Blues & Brews on 66 - in Downtown Joliet!</b><p><b>Saturday, August 18th</b> …

Craft Beer

San Francisco weekend traffic and transit: Noise Pop pops off

A weekly weekend warning about what’ll keep you waiting<p>Another summertime weekend in SF is just around the bend, which for most of us means two days chilling in the fog and forgetting our burdens.<p>Unless, of course, you end up chilling in traffic because of a poorly timed street closure or …

San Francisco

A day and night of free music in downtown Morristown.

This year's Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival is Saturday, Aug. 18. Now in its 8th year, this free event annually draws thousands of visitors.. This …

Jersey Shore

Hudson River Park Pairs Sultry Tunes and Smoky Eats at the 19th Annual Blues BBQ on Saturday, August 18th on Pier 97 | Times Square Chronicles

Hudson River Park Pairs Sultry Tunes and Smoky Eats at the 19th Annual Blues BBQ on Saturday, August 18th on Pier 97<p>Part of Hudson River Park’s 20th …

Hudson River

This is the moment Aretha Franklin became the 'Queen of Soul'

In 1967, Aretha Franklin's reign as the "Queen of Soul" began.<p>She was in her mid-20s, and had recently left Columbia Records to sign with Atlantic Records. It had released her 11th studio album, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You," widely considered to be her best work and includes the …

Aretha Franklin

Aerosmith Takes it Back to the '70s With 'Jimmy Fallon' Performance: Watch

Aerosmith paid a visit to <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i> on Thursday (Aug. 17) in support of their Las Vegas residency, performing a knock-out …

Music

Beignet Fest announces food vendors, music lineup for Oct. 6 event

Cafe du Monde, Katie’s and the Ruby Slipper Cafe are among the food vendors at this year’s Beignet Fest, which takes place Oct. 6 at City Park’s …

Food Trucks

NYC nightclub shut down after patrons sickened by fumes

Fire officials say more than two dozen people have been treated for apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a New York City nightclub.<p>The Fire …

New York City

Ice Cream, Beer and the Blues this weekend in SF

Ice cream and beer might not be the best combination all at once, but spread out over a couple of days, it could be make for the perfect San …

Ice Cream

Our Say: Good night Queen of Soul, we'll be listening for years to come

We know that Aretha Franklin performed at least twice in Anne Arundel County, most recently headlining the 2007 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival at …

Music

Live music in Missoula: Andrew Bird, Punch Brothers, Alice Cooper, blues and more

<b>Friday, August 17</b><p><b>Andrew Bird,</b> the rare indie–folk artist whose main instrument is the violin, will bring his introspective and intellectualized take …

Montana

5 ideas for this weekend in the suburbs

Head outdoors for a summer concert featuring Gladys Knight and the O'Jays Saturday at RiverEdge Park. This is just one of many fun events happening …

William Shakespeare

5 Vancouver concerts to check out this week: August 17 to 23

Music brings us all together. From Alice in Chains to Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, here are five concerts to check out in Vancouver from …

Queen Elizabeth II

Wine and brews, boats and blues: 4 fresh festivals in SF this weekend

If you're not sure how you'll top the fun you had at Outside Lands this weekend, don't panic. Major festivals — featuring wine and beer, boat tours, …

San Francisco Bay Area

Top Picks: Tony Molina's 'Kill the Lights,' PBS's 'Ancient Invisible Cities,' and more

<b>Beautiful blues</b><p>With his youthful, plaintive tenor voice leading the way, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Tony Molina, flanked by shimmering jangle-pop …

Robert Downey Jr.

Knight Foundation, Downtown Akron Partnership bring back Pokemon GO in the 330 Aug. 25

AKRON, Ohio - Downtown Akron Partnership and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are bringing Pokemon GO in the 330 back to Akron this month, …

Pokémon Go

Rick Stone THE BLUES MAN To Extend Through 9/9

Black Ensemble Theater is adding two additional weeks to the run of Rick Stone the Blues Man written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder …

Box Office

Open-Position Licks: Learn Five Hot Phrases in the First Five Frets

<b>#1</b> Constructed from the G blues (G Bb C Db D F) and G major pentatonic (G A B D E) scales, this lick is at its best when played over a G7 chord. Aim …

Electric Guitar

Watch Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, & More Perform "Purple Rain" At White House Jazz Celebration

In 2016, <b>The White House</b> celebrated <b>International Jazz Day</b> by welcoming some of the best jazz musicians today. Performances from <b>Herbie Hancock, Aretha</b> …

Aretha Franklin

Kenny Wayne Shepherd brings the blues to Four Winds

The 2017 album “Lay It On Down” gave Kenny Wayne Shepherd a monster hit.<p>The guitar whiz is riding its wave of popularity into the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich.<p>The five-member Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is set to perform at 9 p.m. Eastern time Aug. …

Guitar

'America's Got Talent' Judges Simon Cowell and Mel B Were Feuding Last Night

Things got super awkward.<p>Thank goodness Heidi Klum was in between judges Mel B and Simon Cowell on <i>America's Got</i> last night. The tension was R.E.A.L. …

Lifestyle

Rival boss gives his verdict on Coventry City - and the Sky Blues man he wanted to sign

Plymouth Argyle boss Derek Adams has enjoyed watching Coventry City - and once tried to sign captain Michael Doyle.<p>Argyle visit the Ricoh Arena on …

Soccer

2018 Midland County Fair continues through Saturday

The Midland County Fair continues through Saturday, Aug. 18, with a large animal auction, carnival rides and grandstand entertainment.

County Fair

A salute to the electric guitar

Hosted by renowned guitarist and rock music aficionado Nic Rush, Six String Stories tells the history of the electric guitar in popular music.<p>It …

Guitar

The 5 Maha Music Festival bands we're most excited about

For nine years, it was a single day of pleasure: Sun, a couple stages and a whole lot of music. Now, for year 10, Maha Music Festival is two days.<p>Two …

Music Festivals

The Record Company: A Life to Fix Anew

<i>Jen Rosenstein</i><p>In the living room of bassist Alex Stiff’s Los Angeles home, a half-dozen long, rectangular cardboard boxes filled with signed Fender …

Living Rooms

Blues performer Ruthie Foster taps into gospel sounds of her youth

Singer and guitarist Ruthie Foster will be performing at Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza and Live Music.<p>The Bible stories she learned in Sunday school at …

Music

Entertainment Calendar: Things to do this week in town

Concerts, festivals and more in Metro Detroit Aug. 16-22

Ann Arbor