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Oklahoma men’s basketball teams have been excluded from March Madness, but you can still scout for other Oklahoma talent in a national “tournament.” “American Song Contest” is a live music contest that begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 21 on NBC. Hosted by Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson, “American Song Contest” features 56 musical …

PENGSHUI have just released their brilliant new album Destroy Yourself and it sees the trio of vocalists Illamanbassist Fatty and drummer Prav firing on all cylinders with their fiery melding of metal, rock, punk, grime, hip hop and all manner of electronic music influences and it is all these sounds coming together and the forward …

After a two-year hiatus, the San Diego Latin Film Festival opened last week in a new location in Mission Valley with expanded programming that goes beyond movies. While there are still plenty of great films to see, this year’s festival also features artists painting new work at the event, music, and craft offerings, all of …

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The pandemic devastated the live music industry in 2020 to the tune of $30 billion worldwide, and while things got a little better in 2021, it continued to be difficult with soft ticket sales and canceled shows. In California, where the rules were particularly rigid, things were even worse. But, now, …

The return of in-person performances for the School of Music and Dance has been a slow process to deal with the fluctuating difficulties of the pandemic. Fortunately, groups like the hip hop ensemble as well as two popular music ensembles once again have the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience. “The popular …

The fundraising platform Fandiem has partnered with Groupsintown to raise funds and awareness of various non-profit partners. Their latest campaign, “F-COVID“, will benefit Sweet Relief Musicians Fund and gives fans the chance to win a variety of unique prizes from artists like Metallic, Eric Church, Nine inch nails, Jason Isbeland much more. “We are thrilled …

“Summer of Soul” is the story of the 1969 Harlem cultural festival at Mount Morris Park, 100 miles south of Woodstock. The festival lasted several days and was filmed, but footage was not released apart from a few news clips at the time. Thompson went through 40 hours of never-before-seen footage, which included performances by …

COLUMBIA — A downtown Columbia theater, The Blue Note, celebrated 40 years of live music and art for residents of central Missouri this year. A Saturday night show was put on by an R&B/Soul music collective called Soul Sessions COMO featuring Justin Oliver, Symmone Sparks, Josh Runnels (performing as J. artiz) and other local talent. …

Husband and wife Zkye Compson-Harris and Damien Steele-Scott used to play in several bands – now they only have each other. Key points: Concert halls say they cannot afford to host bands under current restrictions There are restrictions on standing while drinking and dancing in South Africa Artists say the local music scene is gone …

Butlins has announced over 22 major weekend events that will take place throughout the year, including Oktoberfest. The Bavarian-themed festival, priced at £99 for three nights, promises an authentic weekend experience with live music, traditional German food and beer. This will be the first time Oktoberfest has come to Butlins. For more What’s On in …

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Downtown Colorado Springs is in full swing Friday with a list of fun events offered free to the public, which take place on the first Friday of every month. From live music to art exhibitions and special events, there is a variety of things to explore and enjoy. Dozens of …

Redray Frazier is just one of Portland’s 100+ Headlining Acts of Music Month. Redray Frazier Portland Music Month is a new effort by the local nonprofit Music Portland to kick off the musical new year, create resources for independent musicians, and bring live music fans back to the charming historic (and new) venues of the …

2021 has been a pretty eventful year for the music industry and musicians around the world. After a catastrophic 2020, things had improved. The new normal became a way of life, there were vaccines available to effectively fight the virus (until Omicron surfaced and questioned the entire status quo) and the music circuit was gradually …

The Digital Media Association (DIMA) has compiled several rankings of the most popular artists, albums and songs over the past 12 months on streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and YouTube. The organization has found that the appetite for music is stronger than ever. Music lovers, in particular, have turned to streaming to …

The Stax Museum in Memphis has announced plans for the February 3, 2022 world premiere of its Black History Month virtual tour. The free event, 7-9 p.m., will feature live music and honor the accomplishments of four great figures in the label’s famous history, co-owner Al Bell, and artists Mavis Staples and Al Jackson, Jr., …

Detroit, named after the hometown of Motown, opens its doors this Friday, December 3 at the nightclub that has been known over the years as Louie’s Long Bar, Bar 1 and recently Revolution. The new table service venue will feature live music from a ten-piece band, a variety of guest singers, and a range of …

SPENCERTOWN, NY – For 15 years, music fans in the Berkshire area have gathered in droves to hear Wanda Houston sing. They’ll have another chance on December 4, when she appears with The Wanda Houston Band at the Spencertown Academy Arts Center, performing animated covers of popular songs from Ella Fitzgerald’s hit “A Tisket, A …

Miami, November 17, 2021 – Without a doubt, everyone’s favorite component Miami Dade College (MDC) Miami Book Fair (MBF) is the weekend Street fair (from November 19 to 21), with hundreds of book sellers, author presentations and entertainment for all ages. Last year, MBF was completely virtual, but now the in-person street fair is back, …

Photo credit: Eva Rinaldi // CC by 3.0 Twitch has entered into a content partnership with T-Pain, including an evening of live listening for their new single. T-Pain’s live listening night begins at 8 p.m. ET on October 28. His Twitch channel will feature the premiere of his single, “I’m Cool With That,” a track …

Besides his brother, he is survived by his mother; one sister, Tara Papadopoulos; one daughter, Nikki Ziolkowski; one son, Charlie Papadopoulos; and a granddaughter. Two weddings, with Elizabeth Vogdes and the musician called Deerfrance, ended in divorce. In the late 1990s, Mr. Pop started accommodation a weekly performance series that roamed the East Village featuring …

In his self-titled debut album of 2011, English musician James Blake, then 23, delivered his version of A case of you, a beautiful song by Joni Mitchell. Mitchell reportedly wrote the song, from his 1971 album Blue, after his relationship with singer Graham Nash ended. Blake’s version, accompanied by a piano and not much else, …

Meet your local law, fire and EMS agencies, as well as representatives from various military branches, the city of Medford, Providence Hospital and over 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 23 at the Expo , 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Also look for tours of a Mercy Flights helicopter, fire trucks and ambulances …

Australian musicians and concert promoters say they fear what the future holds if the federal government does not put in place a program to help them obtain event insurance related to the pandemic. Performers across the country hope to resume performing and touring, as the country moves closer to vaccination targets that would allow COVID …

What does it mean to make music? For many, it’s a diversion from some of life’s most difficult times. For others, it’s a way to release accumulated energy and frustration, and yelling into a microphone or typing notes into a keyboard helps relieve the ever-increasing stress of the world around us. For an electronic artist …

Patrick Barry and Ireland Hayes | For the Athens Banner-Herald A total of 108 musical acts ranging from folk to hip-hop to rock are scheduled on Sunday to grace the porches of neighborhoods as diverse and vibrant as the artists themselves. This year’s Historic Athens Porchfest expanded to include the Cobbham and Normaltown neighborhoods to …

People lined up while waiting to enter Zilker Park for the Austin City Limits Festival on Saturday. They took selfies as soon as they entered, wherever they could find open space. Despite improved COVID protocols, it looked like ACL two years ago. This past weekend marked the return of Austin’s first major in-person music festival …

As cases of COVID-19 increase across the country, a slew of major music tours and festivals have been canceled. The cancellations echo the woes of the closure previously encountered in 2020. Here in Utah, with the Delta variant ushering in a wave of ever-increasing daily case numbers, music industry employees and fans alike face the …

The Pulaski County Fair, billed as the county’s first in over 100 years, will be held at Riverfront Park on the Little Rock north side of the Arkansas River. It started on Wednesday and continues through Sunday with lots of rides, games, food, a petting zoo and lots of music. (For more on the fair, …

(Tanika Charles) If you missed live music as much as we did, we’ve got a gift for you! The Mary Winspear Center brought him back for their Seaside Sessions concert series featuring exclusive performances from a handful of talented artists, and you’re invited. Are you ready to get back into the mix? Mary Winspear is …

The 64th Monterey Jazz Festival, like a bride preparing for her nuptials, wore something old and something new. The loan and the blue are found in the music. While the arena seats were rearranged to accommodate a 50% reduction in the number of participants, allowing more room to breathe easily, it felt like the same …

The Chain Reaction star has announced plans to host a massive outdoor summer show at the Durham Emirates Cricket Club. She will return to the UK in June with her Thanksgiving Summer Tour to share her music, memories and career magic with fans and will visit County Durham on Wednesday 29 June. In the 1960s, …

Vendors display their work along the Balboa Island Bayfront Walkway in May 2018 / photo by Chris Trela Art returns to Balboa Island this weekend with the 26th Annual Balboa Island Artwalk to be held Sunday, September 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Balboa Island’s South Bayfront promenade . Presented by Mary Hardesty …

5.30 p.m.-6.30 p.m. | Gallery discussion and book signing with Maja Ruznic. To celebrate In the Sliver of the Sun’s closing weekend, join artist Maja Ruznic and curator Nicole Dial-Kay for an intimate conversation. The Harwood Art Museum, 238 Ledoux Street, Taos. Fee from $ 0 to $ 36.50. Call 575-758-9826. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 …

Electronic music giant ID&T acquired by Superstruct Fresh news from the entertainment world. The electronic music giant ID&T was bought by Superstructure, according to a financial publication based in the Netherlands Het Financieele Dagblad. In the same post, it is further described that Superstruct Entertainment acquired ID&T from Axar Capital for a sum between 150 …

Rapper, singer and songwriter Dino James’ latest hip hop track “Sound De” has taken the internet by storm. Fans say they listen to the song on repeat. It’s no surprise that the track crossed 3.7 million views on YouTube within a fortnight of its release. In a candid interview with Metrolife, Dino talks about his …

ENDEA OWENS & THE KITCHEN Let’s be honest: Many of us started the pandemic by promising to fill lonely lockdowns with new and meaningful plans. For Endea Owens, a young booming bass player, that wish came true. A member of the “Late Show” group led by Jon Batiste, she began hosting free “cookout” concerts in …

MIAMI, Okla. – Music will rock inside Rocket Park in Miami on Friday, as local band Until Now takes the stage. The concert, Rockin ‘in Rocket Park, is sponsored by the Ottawa County Musicians Tribute Committee. This is part of a series of shows designed to help reintroduce area residents to the musical heritage found …

If you’re a fan of Korg’s Volca line, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the name Retrokits before. The company builds a bunch of useful tools to get the most out of your electronic music setup, but its specially designed MIDI cable that adds features like velocity control to the Volca FM has proven to …

WASHINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) – Artists from across the country exhibited their work in Washington this weekend. It’s for the Washington Arts Festival, with craft beer, wine, live music, and of course, art. “We have over 55 artists exhibiting their unique handmade items, we have great support from the community and we have had great weather …

Megan merino August 4, 2021 Nova performs at SWG3 at HANG 2021 / credit: Euan Robertson Scotland’s first grime and hip hop conference successfully creates a new platform to celebrate and educate the next generation of Scottish talent On Saturday July 31st, the inaugural sold-out HANG conference, focusing exclusively on hip hop and grime in …

Live music is back in San Diego after more than a year of hiatus. Many popular artists are continuing their rescheduled tours and others are reserving venues to share their new music created “in the Q”. One of the most talked about tours of 2021 was The Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Fall Out …

Click to enlarge Born in Toronto, Black Pistol Fire tried out Nashville before discovering Texas was the place to be. Jo savage Austin-based duo Black Pistol Fire performed Trees in one of their first shows since the start of the pandemic last month. Seeing posters by previous artists on the walls in a packed house …

It’s starting to feel like an almost normal summer season with plenty of live entertainment in and around Portland. Choose from live jazz or punk music, or from indoor and outdoor theater options. Additionally, the Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival wraps up its final week with in-person concerts at Reed College. Cathedral Park Jazz Festival …

Live music is back. Most festivals and regular venues canceled live music or switched to virtual performances at the worst of the pandemic in 2020, but when restrictions eased in June, musicians returned to play. Among the first live performances was the first of three Trail Mix concerts at Izaak Walton on June 18. Two …

Dan Mangan performing in an empty hall at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on March 13, 2020. Photo by Henry Beckwith / Document In search of US $ 2 million in seed capital, the Canadian startup Side Door ended up raising US $ 3 million. Not a bad investment for a concept of 10 billion …

Spotify has never had a harmonious relationship with artists, with accusations it does not compensate music creators fairly – but the streaming platform hopes to improve that relationship with the help of live music events. According to a report published in The Information (via Committed), Spotify plans to embark on live events, possibly selling tickets …

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 …

Portland is home to a small but vibrant hip-hop community that has been creating a buzz in recent years. But like many local music scenes, it has been devastated by the fallout from the pandemic and rocked by the social justice protests that swept across the country last year. Portland was at the center of …