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  • Cautious Clay shares new music, announces 2019 North American dates for Context Tour

    Cautious Clay shares new music, announces 2019 North American dates for Context Tour

    Just a little over two years ago, Joshua Karpeh was an established leasing agent marketer in New York City. But after acknowledging a lack of fulfillment in his career choices, he quit his cozy job and decided to pursue his music endeavors full time. Months later, Karpeh released his debut single...
  • Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears announces summer 2019 tour dates

    Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears announces summer 2019 tour dates

    While working at a pawn shop in Austin, Texas a young Joe Lewis picked up a guitar for the first time and honed his skills finding inspiration in the local blues/garage scene. Not too long after becoming a skilled guitarist, Joe Lewis released his first-ever musical offering in Black Joe Lewis and...
  • Stevie Wonder headlining SeriesFest Benefit at Red Rocks 2019

    Stevie Wonder headlining SeriesFest Benefit at Red Rocks 2019

    Born a child prodigy, Stevland Hardaway Morris, better known by his stage name, Stevie Wonder, signed a recording contract with the famed Motown Records recording label at the tender age 11. Being blind since near birth, Stevie Wonder was born with the innate ability to curate rhythmic vibrations...
  • Mavis Staples announces Mavis & Friends celebrating 80 years of Mavis Staples

    Mavis Staples announces Mavis & Friends celebrating 80 years of Mavis Staples

    Legendary R & B songstress Mavis Staples is turning 80 this summer and she’s celebrating the milestone by performing three live shows with some of her friends. Mavis & Friends: Celebrating 80 Years of Mavis Staples will take place in three of music’s biggest cities in New York, Los Angeles...
  • Listen: Tedeschi Trucks Band stream upcoming album 'Signs'

    Listen: Tedeschi Trucks Band stream upcoming album 'Signs'

    Tedeschi Trucks Band’s highly anticipated fourth studio album, Signs, comes out on Feb. 15. So far the band has released two singles--”Hard Case” and “They Don’t Shine”--but if you’ve been jonesing for more new TTB, jones no more. Tedeschi Trucks band recently streamed Signs in its entirety on NPR...
  • Lionel Richie bringing All The Hits to Orlando's Amway Center in 2019

    Lionel Richie bringing All The Hits to Orlando's Amway Center in 2019

    There aren't too many musical acts that have aged as gracefully as Lionel Richie has. Then again, there are very few artists in entertainment that have racked up his type of accomplishments throughout their musical careers. Lionel was the first artist ever to receive the RIAA Diamond Album Award for...
  • Emily King bringing 2019 tour to Bush Hall

    Emily King bringing 2019 tour to Bush Hall

    Contemporary soul singer Emily King will be venturing out in 2019 to tour select cities across North America and Europe. The 13-date trek kicks off on Jan. 22 in San Diego, California and continues through March 1 where it concludes in Berlin, Germany. On Feb. 26, Goldenvoice presents Emily King at...
  • Watch: Leon Bridges shares stunning footage from his 2018 Red Rocks performance

    Watch: Leon Bridges shares stunning footage from his 2018 Red Rocks performance

    Soulman Leon Bridges has released six stunning videos from his performance at Colorado’s iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The visuals chronicle a number of songs from Bridges’ 2018 album, Good Thing, including “If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be),” “You Don’t Know,” “Beyond,” “Shy” and “Mrs.” As...
  • Courtesy of Forever 21

    Louis The Child and QUIÑ celebrate the launch of Forever 21's new collection with a private show in Los Angeles

    Forever 21 welcomed guests to the Vortex Dome in Los Angeles on Dec. 12, in honor of their newest men's and women's capsule collection. Forever 21’s “Cosmic Space Collection” officially launches on Dec. 20 and to get things started, the fashion retail giant, threw an out-of-this-world party. The...
  • Watch: Leon Bridges shares videos from his 2018 iHeartRadio performance

    Watch: Leon Bridges shares videos from his 2018 iHeartRadio performance

    Leon Bridges recently performed at the iHeartRadio Festival where the Texas soul man delivered a number of songs from his latest album, Good Thing, as Jambse reported. Bridges has now released videos of three of those songs: “Beyond,” “If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be)” and “Bad Bad News.” Bridges...
  • Review: Amy Winehouse 'Back to Black' documentary on DVD

    Review: Amy Winehouse 'Back to Black' documentary on DVD

    Amy Winehouse's Estate continues to keep the late British singer-songwriter's legacy alive with a new documentary “Back to Black – The Real Story Behind The Modern Classic,” which will hit shelves on Nov. 2 via Eagle Vision/UMG. The film looks behind the scenes at the making of the multi-platinum...
  • The New Mastersounds & DJ Williams' Shots Fired to play benefit show at Denver's Ogden Theatre

    The New Mastersounds & DJ Williams' Shots Fired to play benefit show at Denver's Ogden Theatre

    Funk and soul four-piece The New Mastersounds along with DJ Williams Shots Fired have announced a benefit show in Denver. The two groups are set to play the Ogden Theatre on Dec. 14. The Payback--a non-profit started by New Mastersounds guitarist Eddie Roberts to help homeless youth--is presenting...
  • Jacob Banks announces early 2019 tour dates

    Jacob Banks announces early 2019 tour dates

    Soulful singer/songwriter Jacob Banks will be hitting the road to start the New Year on a strong note, or two. The Nigerian singer by way of Great Britain will tour across North America throughout the upcoming winter months in support of his forthcoming Village LP. The run of North American...
  • Gladys Knight, Donnie McClurkin and more deliver moving tribute to Aretha Franklin at 2018 AMAs

    Gladys Knight, Donnie McClurkin and more deliver moving tribute to Aretha Franklin at 2018 AMAs

    Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans closed out the American Music Awards Tuesday night (Oct. 9) with a tribute fit for a Queen. Led by Knight, who got things started with a rendition of “Amazing Grace,” the singers paid homage to Aretha Franklin with a medley that drew...
  • Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: John Splithoff

    Next up on the BBVA Music Sessions: John Splithoff

    The multi-faceted musical stylings of John Splithoff will grace the stage at the sixth installment of the BBVA Music Sessions on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. in Phoenix at The Park Bar (3 S 2nd Street). With his first single, “Sing to You”, racking up over 28 million streams on Spotify - Splithoff is quickly...
  • Review: St. Paul & the Broken Bones expand their musical range with 'Young Sick Camellia'

    Review: St. Paul & the Broken Bones expand their musical range with 'Young Sick Camellia'

    When St. Paul & the Broken Bones first broke nationally with their 2014 debut Half the City, they already had a well-earned reputation as a party band in their hometown of Birmingham, AL. Frontman Paul Janeway's full-throated howls and the band's horn-driven wall of sound took the most kinetic...
  • Cincinnati set to honor 75-years of King Records with Celebrate the King gala

    Cincinnati set to honor 75-years of King Records with Celebrate the King gala

    There was a time when the legacy of King Records was all but forgotten in Cincinnati, the historic label’s hometown. But for several years now various persons and entities in the city have been working hard to uncover Cincinnati’s musical history and bring it back into the public eye. It is because...
  • Aretha Franklin music sales increased by 1,568% in U.S.

    Aretha Franklin music sales increased by 1,568% in U.S.

    Sales almost always spike after the death of a musician, and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is no exception. According to a Nielsen report, sales of albums and digital songs of Franklin's increased by 1,568% in just one day after her death, jumping up from 8,000 sales to 134,000. The top-selling...
  • Top 10 Aretha Franklin songs that stand the test of time

    Top 10 Aretha Franklin songs that stand the test of time

    Aretha Franklin is the undisputed Queen of Soul. When she arrived on the scene in 1956, no one at the time believed that the young Franklin, who got her training singing in the gospel choir at New Bethel Baptist Church in her native Detroit, Michigan, would have the stature that she commands today...
  • Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

    Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

    International artistic treasure, the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, has died at her home in Detroit after a battle with pancreatic cancer on Thursday morning, Pitchfork reports. Confirmation of her death came through her family and publicist on Thursday morning, who provided fans around the world...
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