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MOUNT DORA — The fifth annual Mount Dora Blues and Wine Festival will present headliners Chris Simmons & Royal Blue and Thomas Wynn and the Believers plus a host of other blues performers and styles in the three-day event. Opening-night...
After a year away at downtown's Plaza building, the freewheeling side of Orlando's tech community is putting the "bar" back in the annual BarCamp. BarCamp Orlando is back in Wall Street Plaza for 2013, but exactly what is it? Whatever you want it to be....
Former Chicagoan Ron Pen holds a very lengthy and lofty title at the University of Kentucky in Lexington: Professor; Director, John Jacob Niles Center for American Music; Coordinator, Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology. You might think him...
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Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA musical icon who helped Sands Bethlehem Event Center open last May will return for an encore performance to help the center celebrate its first anniversary, the venue just announced. Paul Anka, who was among the first run of high-profile......
Once pegged as "the smart Monkee," singer, songwriter and guitarist Michael Nesmith is now embarking on his first U.S. solo tour in more than two decades. Nesmith shot to fame after "The Monkees" series premiered in 1966, and though he recently reunited...
Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
TAVARES — Known for more seriously themed dance performances, the Moore Dance Project returns to the annual African-American Heritage Festival bringing a Motown beat. Opening the two-day free event at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, the contemporary...
If you saw the Tedeschi Trucks Band in Boca Raton on Saturday (Sunshine Blues Festival review here), you don’t need much more reason to seek out tickets to the 2013 Wanee Music Festival than to know that they are part of this year’s impressive...
Leon Russell left home at 17 to tour with Jerry Lee Lewis. He anchored George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in 1971. Elton John loves him. Little Feat have played their own blend of New Orleans swamp boogie since 1969, and Jimmy Page once called...
Among the items the Grammy Museum included in its George Harrison “Living in the Material World” exhibit that opened about this time last year was a letter the ex-Beatle received following the all-star Concert for Bangladesh fundraiser he...
Check the thermostat in hell -- it appears to have dropped below 32 degrees: Long-snubbed Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush will at long last be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, along with Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna...
Change of SubjectTwo uploads from 'The Dinner Party Download' podcast (a rerun, actually) from American Public Media aired this weekend. First, a good, clean joke: "Hedgehogs? Why can't they just share the hedge?" Second, a minor hit song from 1971 by Delaney......
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