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Brazil's Gilberto Gil on new online career retrospective and that ‘lost album’

The National 04 Jul 2022
Backed by a 10-piece band, Gil was in great form as he conjured up the sunny funk stylings of Baba Alapala and, perhaps as a nod to McCartney's Glastonbury Festival achievement, a Brazilian cover of Get Back by The Beatles ... RnB and funk sounds of the day.Preparing for leadership.

Why is a former French colony joining the Commonwealth?

The Spectator 04 Jul 2022
On 25 June it was officially declared that two new countries, Gabon and Togo, were joining the Commonwealth ... Educated in France and at the Sorbonne, as a young man in the 1970s he released a funk album entitled ‘A brand new man’ (rumour has it that James Brown’s band played backing) before giving up the music career to become a politician ... .

Uncle Sam Jam brings fireworks and live music to Lincoln

Lincoln Journal Star 04 Jul 2022
Jenna Ebbers. As the first strums of guitars filled the air at Oak Lake Park Sunday evening, people cooled off with sno-cones, munched on funnel cakes and sat under shady trees while waiting for the main event to start. the fireworks ... "Nebraskans are just amazing at fireworks." ... This year funk-rock band, Soul Dawg, took the stage ... Watch now ... Photos ... .

Defiance Jazz Festival coming in one week

The Crescent News 02 Jul 2022
The band recorded an album (Jazz Du Jour) in 2020 and has a new album planned this year, the website notes ... • MojoFlo (neo-funk). The band’s website notes that the group was named “best band” in 2016 by two publications — Columbus Monthly and (614) Magazine ... The band released its first album in 2009.

COLUMN: Fourth of July needs a top shelf playlist

Palestine Herald-Press 02 Jul 2022
- Steve Miller Band ... Stevie Guitar Miller and his band sing about dietitians, televisions, politicians, morticians and cheeseburgers ... We’re an American Band – Grand Funk Railroad. Grand Funk Railroad is coming to our town and they’ll help us party down ... Lewis takes us on a bar band tour across the country.

'Moon'-struck: Tedeschi Trucks Band takes it up a notch on new musical opus

Times Argus 02 Jul 2022
A collaborative band effort that fuses blues, soul, funk, country, jazz and gospel, “I Am the Moon” is based on an ancient Persian poem, “The Story of Layla & Majnum” -the same love story that inspired Eric Clapton’s group Derek & the Dominoes’ classic 1971 album, “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.”.

'Just About the Music' -- Todd Rundgren returns to Lincoln for Bourbon Theatre show

Lincoln Journal Star 02 Jul 2022
At the same time, Rundgren became one of the era’s go-to producers, helming now classic albums like Grand Funk Railroad’s “We’re An American Band” and the New York Dolls self-titled debut, both from 1973, the Tubes’ “Remote Control” from 1976, Meat Loaf’s 1977 smash “Bat Out of Hell,” and “Wave,” the 1979 fourth album by Patti Smith.

Almost 900 turn out for Yiddish Concert in the Park

Cleveland Jewish News 01 Jul 2022
Yiddishe Pirat is a klezmer group led by Cleveland Heights native Jack Stratton, who also plays in the funk band Vulfpeck ... of Yiddishe Cup/Funk-a-Deli – the band he started playing drums with – for a few songs.

Tower of Power set to become first funk/soul band to play with San Diego Symphony: ...

Finger Lakes Times 01 Jul 2022
Since debuting in 1968 in Oakland, the brassy soul, funk and R&B band has released 29 albums — including six live concert recordings — and ... That will change when Tower of Power plays here Thursday at The Shell on a double-bill with the jazz- and funk-fueled jam band Lettuce.

Red Hot Chili Peppers cancel tonight’s Glasgow gig due to illness

NME 01 Jul 2022
“We feel fresh, like a new band”. It’s not known what exactly the illness is nor who is affected in the band or crew, but the funk rockers have been forced to postpone the Bellahouston Park show at the last minute ... Thank you for your understanding,” the band wrote online.

South County Notebook: July 2, 2022

The Recorder 01 Jul 2022
WHATELY — Watermelon Wednesdays is hosting the folk band House of Hamill at the West Whately Chapel on July 6. The Pennsylvania-based band will take the stage at 7.30 p.m ... The band’s saxophonist and guitarist Iggy Passiglia said their musical style “varies greatly from song to song” as it takes inspiration from classic funk and Cumbia.

Paolo Nutini makes a wildly eccentric comeback, and Nick Cave calls to God – the ...

The Daily Telegraph 01 Jul 2022
His fantastic second album, 2009’s Sunny Side Up, saw him channelling Cotton Club jazz and Band-style Americana, while 2014’s Caustic Love dived into epic rock and funk ... He writes his own songs (sometimes in collaboration), plays multiple instruments, and has produced this latest set himself, with two band members. He is a genuine talent. .

Moe. comes home to celebrate its 30th anniversary

The Buffalo News 01 Jul 2022
“Bands had free rein to be creative and to do different things – you want to wear a dress, and put a television on the stage while you’re playing, or be a country-punk band, or a funk-disco band, and then make a big pot of chili on stage during your show – you could do all of that, and no one stopped you.

Vail Jazz Festival returns

Vail Daily 01 Jul 2022
After a successful inaugural season, the series returns this summer, with a lineup that showcases the many genres of jazz, and include the sounds of soul, funk, swing, big band, Latin and contemporary ... a different band will hit the stage in Solaris Plaza ... United States Air Force Academy Band FalconairesJuly 10.

Maryland mom of 4 wins annual burger-eating contest

Wtop 01 Jul 2022
CLICK TO EXPAND. Molly Schuyler, 42, of Harwood, Maryland, took first place in the 13th annual Independence Burger Eating Championship and a $2,000 prize ... (WTOP/Liz Anderson) ... Thirty-seven was the magic number this year ... (WTOP/Liz Anderson) ... They boosted prize money for the 2022 contest, and also featured a live performance by the Crush Funk Brass Band.

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