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RIGHTEOUS: The Disco Biscuits at Jannus Live Virtuous. Legendary. You choose the superlative. The second set by Disco Biscuits last night (Sunday September 19) at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg was all this and more. After a solid first set, the boys put us into orbit, closing the three-night outdoor abbreviation race in Florida (St. …

The organizers of Leicester’s Black History Month events have announced details of this year’s program. There will be exhibitions, discussions, films, workshops and performances at venues across the city. Black History Month (BHM) takes place each October, and in Leicester the occasion is marked by a program of events that promote the history and contributions …

Jemeel Moondoc at the Sons d’Hiver Festival in Arcueil, France, 2016. Photo: Paul Charbit / Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images. “EVERYTHING IN THIS MUSIC”, observed saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc one day. “It can be anywhere or anything, everything goes into the music.” Self-proclaimed “melodic storyteller”, Moondoc, who died in August a few weeks after his seventy-sixth birthday, …

Bill Gaither has left his mark on American culture over the past half century, claiming a place not only on the Billboard charts, but also in The Baptist Hymnal, among others. In its heyday, the Gaither Homecoming series dominated American music video sales and helped fill its performance venues. He and his wife, Gloria, were …

OAKLAND (BCN) – Four black chefs, including three who were previously incarcerated, launched their food truck business with free food and music in West Oakland on Friday morning. Soul on a Roll was launched on Seventh and Campbell streets by chefs Sarah Germany, Keshia Evans, Howard Harrison and GaQuayla LeGrone. READ MORE: 2 charged in …

Kaya Boom and the Samba Soul Drum Team got the crowd dancing with a thrilling drum performance. NAMBUCCA’s Kaya Boom and the Samba Soul Drum Team rocked the Red-C in Coffs Harbor last Sunday, as music lovers bid their final farewells to the popular concert hall. Participants let their hair down and danced on the …

Norbert Leo But is an actor who is difficult to pin a label on. It’s hard to believe that Jamie Wellerstein, Alfie Doolittle, Paddy chayefsky, Agent Carl Hanratty, Freddy benson Edward Bloom and Fiyero all came out of the same brain space. And yet that very chameleon-like versatility was the hallmark of his Broadway career. …

RICHMOND, Virginia – There are plenty of arts and music events taking place in Richmond throughout August and into the New Year. Grammy® nominated group Black Violin features classically trained string musicians Wil B. on viola and Kev Marcus on violin in concert. DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes will join the band on stage. …

NORTHALSTED – Market days returned this weekend after a year-long absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. Crowds of people filled the streets of Northalsted to celebrate the festival, which turned into a celebration of LGBTQ pride. The festival was not without controversy, as Howard Brown called for more coronavirus safety precautions. The event offered vaccinations …

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC (WITN) – The sounds of beach music will once again fill the air around Atlantic Beach in Carteret County on Saturday. The annual Beach Music Festival will again take place at the Atlantic Beach Circle, with event organizer and recreation director Morgan Gilbert said the city is more than happy for the …