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Tommy DeBarge dead: Member of the R&B and funk band Switch has died aged 64

The Mirror 22 Oct 2021
Tommy DeBarge of the R&B and funk band Switch has died at the age of 64 after suffering from liver and kidney failure for several years ... .

Tommy DeBarge, member of R&B group ‘Switch,’ is dead at 64

The Grio 22 Oct 2021
DeBarge, who suffered from kidney and liver disease, passed away weeks after being hospitalized ... DeBarge was 64. Members of the R&B/Funk group Switch. (Photo. Motown Records). DeBarge, who was a member of the R&B/Funk music band, Switch, passed away on Thursday ... The band’s single “There’ll Never Be” was a R&B top 10 hit ... Margena A.

Family hip-hop singer Secret Agent 23 Skidoo to perform at ND's DeBartolo

South Bend Tribune 22 Oct 2021
SOUTH BEND — The family hip-hop singer Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and his Grammy Award-winning band will perform the first children’s concert of the season Nov ... instrumental funk, storytelling, science fiction and uplifting rhymes.

Tommy DeBarge from R&B Band Switch Dead at 64

TMZ 22 Oct 2021
Tommy DeBarge -- a member of the R&B/funk band ...

Live Music This Weekend: Last call for summer concerts

Hendersonville Times-News 21 Oct 2021
At 7.30 p.m., the featured band -- The Broadcast -- will take the stage and will rock ‘n’ roll the downtown streets of Hendersonville ... 23, 2-5 p.m., FWUIT, Asheville based, retro soul band; 6.30-9 p.m., Electric Buddha, psychedelic funk-rock band ... 22, 7 p.m., Razzle, high-energy band, Motown, funk, ‘90s.

Hutch Green: Marc Kanitz’s Americana-propelled songwriter side project

The Holland Sentinel 21 Oct 2021
So while Kanitz, 29, has served as frontman for Grand Rapids’ funk-rock faves The Hacky Turtles for nearly a decade, it’s really not surprising that he’d turn to his country and Americana roots for the singer-songwriter side project he calls Hutch Green ... More new music is on the way from the lively funk-rockers.

Things to do: Cemetery tours, prom for adults, Mulehouse tribute show

The Columbia Daily Herald 21 Oct 2021
In August, the world lost Tim Akers, the iconic frontman of the band Tim Akers & The Smoking Section ... The 16-piece Smoking Section is a group Nashville studio players hand-picked and all with a common love for funk, performing hits by bands like Earth, Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan & Rufus, Tower of Power and more.

Canton band Urban Honey plays raw, bluesy rock jams while searching for lead singer

The Alliance Review 21 Oct 2021
Schwenk, guitarist of the Canton area band Urban Honey, sat with his bandmates Josh Campian and Blake Oaks at a circular table in the dimly lit cocktail bar, each nursing a mixed drink. The songs triggered a discussion about the iconic grunge bands of the early '90s, a topic in which the 24-year-old Schwenk was well versed.

The storyteller Todd Snider performs at Tahoe

Nevada Appeal 21 Oct 2021
Todd Snider returns to Lake Tahoe on Saturday. It’s a place he’s well-known and he’s been coming for a long time. “It’s been too long,” the singer-songwriter said. “I’ve always liked that area — Reno/Tahoe. I always have fun when I play there.” ... on Saturday in Stateline ... NEW ALBUM ... It’s sort of a funk album he said. “I’m the whole band on the record ... WHAT.

Paper Jams is back with Bassel & the Supernaturals

Dispatch Argus 20 Oct 2021
Based in the Midwest the band is a Syrian-American funk and soul band that tours to both perform and educate ... Quad City Arts’ Performing Arts Signature Series will also host the band at 6.30 p.m.

Lurgan teenage guitar star strums his way to success with headline gig at festival

Belfast Telegraph 20 Oct 2021
Although he’s performed as part of a band, sharing the stage with local soul/funk outfit Manukahunney, this will be his first solo, headline show, and Zac says he cannot wait ... I play mostly alternative rock stuff, but I love bands like Radiohead and Pulp.

The Audio Universe and the Musical Worlds Barritz Voyages To and From

LA Weekly 20 Oct 2021
Our ears are satellites receiving radio signals—transporting us to different places, times and emotions ... His funk samples really turned me on to that genre and I became obsessed with artists like Parliament-Funkadelic, Ohio Players, Bootsy Collins, The Gap Band, Sly & The Family Stone, Cameo, Con Funk Shun and so on,” shares Barritz ... L.A ... .

Happenings — what’s coming up in Northeast Ohio starting Oct. 22

The Morning Journal 20 Oct 2021
Band, Outlaw I & I, Nov ... Band, Oct ... 31; Mellowman Funk, Nov ... 11; Rebirth Brass Band, Nov ... 4; Foundation is Grateful with Dupree’s Dead Band, Nov ... 27; Read Southhall Band, Dec. 2; Foundation is Grateful with Dupree’s Dead Band, Dec ... 25; Yonder Mountain String Band, Oct ... 1; The Del McCoury Band, The Hillbenders, Nov.

The Month In Jazz – October 2021

Stereogum 19 Oct 2021
Marsalis is backed by his regular band of the time ... All these men came up in the late ’60s and early ’70s, playing serious, high-level hard bop (and occasionally dipping into fusion and other sounds; Henderson released a string of excellent jazz-funk albums in the mid ’70s, and both he and Hart were members of Herbie Hancock’s Mwandishi band).

A funky Flea celebrates his birthday, his school’s founding

The Spokesman-Review 18 Oct 2021
Flea led a band assembled for the occasion through a series of funk standards including James Brown’s “Gonna Have a Funky Good Time,” banging his orange-beanied head and scissor-kicking across the makeshift stage ... His bandmates for the night included keyboardist Cory Henry, members of Fishbone — another punk-funk hybrid band from 1980s L.A.

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