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Memphis invented rock and roll. This statement may sound simple, but I have spent a lot of time and energy obscuring this fact, as most Ohio natives do. I repeated Cleveland’s statement once to a friend who grew up in Memphis. He shook his head in disgust. “Uh, no,” was all he said, letting out …

Georgian rock band Collective Soul will headline Friday’s Brookhaven summer block party July 30-31. The city announced the event, called the Cherry Blossom Summer Block Party, at the May 4 city council meeting. Collective Soul will perform on July 30, joining Rick Springfield, The Amy Ray Band, Baylee Littrell and Revel in Romance, according to …

Who would have believed that iniquity could be so thrilling and immensely cleansing? “Seven Deadly Sins,” New York’s latest unholy outdoor experience, tests the limits of how far live theater can go in the midst of a global pandemic. Originally conceived by Michel Hausmann and wonderfully directed by Moisés Kaufman, the show, featuring the seven …

Many annual concert series return after a difficult year due to the coronavirus pandemic. NBC Connecticut has your guide to music in the state this summer: Tuesday 22 June Haddam East: Goodspeed By The River Concert Series, Ambassador of Love: Pearl Bailey Celebration at the Goodspeed Tent. Tickets start at $ 45, only available by …

Indie-pop duo Flora Cash release a powerful and poignant video for the song “Soul Mate”. The song, which has already collected over 2.25 million streams, is available through Flower Money Records, the Swedish / American duo. The group in a statement on the video said, “We wanted to show how love transcends time and age …

In the summer of 1969, Musa Jackson, four, and Darryl Lewis, 19, attended a music festival. “Even now, when I think about it, I’m a little emotional, because it’s something that I’ve had in my heart, in my head since I was four years old,” Jackson said. “There were some who thought I had made …

The Soul of Second Street History and Music Festival Lecture, after taking a hiatus last year due to the pandemic, is returning. This year’s history conference will be held on September 17 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Boyle County Public Library, and the music festival will be held on September 18 from …

Editor’s Note: Community Posts are the perfect place for community announcements and event posts. If you have a community event that might be of interest to our readers, please submit here. Indaba Nights, a brand new outdoor summer concert series, has planned a July filled with music and dance. The Milwaukee Ballet, Florentine Opera Company, …

Haines City celebrated June 1 with parade and soul concert by James Coulter Haines City celebrated its first Juneteenth with a two-day celebration last weekend, which included a gala, parade and soul concert. The event officially kicked off Friday night with a Black Tie Gala at the Lake Eva Event Center, which included dinner, live …

West Coast rappers and soul music icons will take the stage at Banc of California Stadium and Exposition Park on Saturday, December 18 for the Once Upon a Time in LA festival. The one-day intergenerational festival will feature performances from local rap legends like Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube as well as soul legends Al …