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The 38th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert: “ORNETTE ‘N ‘TRANE” | Oct. 24th, 2015

Ornette & Trane
 
38th John Coltrane Memorial Concert: “ORNETTE ‘N ‘TRANE” — repertoire set for concert on October 24, 2015
 
“ORNETTE ‘N ‘TRANE” : the 38th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, co-presented by Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) and Northeastern Center for the Arts. Saturday, October 24, at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $30 general admission, $25 students/seniors, $40 VIP [all ticket prices include service charge]. Held in Blackman Theatre, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. For tickets: tickets.neu.edu, 617-373-4700 (TTY 617-373-2184); further information on the concert can be found at www.friendsofjcmc.org.

The 8th Annual All-Star Gospel Celebration in Houston, TX | Feb. 16th, 2013

The 8th Annual All-Star Gospel Celebration will honor Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, Tracy McGrady, CleRenda McGrady, and
Roland Martin
   


HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Former Miss Black Texas, Tomeka Holyfield in conjunction with NBA Entertainment, brings the Gospel to All Star Weekend with a star studded celebration of Faith and Inspiration.  The 8th Annual All Star Gospel Celebration will honor Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, NBA All Star Tracy McGrady and wife CleRenda McGrady, Journalist and Political Analyst Roland Martin, and several local pastors.

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The 8th Annual All-Star Gospel Celebration in Houston, TX | Feb. 16th, 2013

The 8th Annual All-Star Gospel Celebration will honor Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, Tracy McGrady, CleRenda McGrady, and
Roland Martin
   


HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Former Miss Black Texas, Tomeka Holyfield in conjunction with NBA Entertainment, brings the Gospel to All Star Weekend with a star studded celebration of Faith and Inspiration.  The 8th Annual All Star Gospel Celebration will honor Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas, NBA All Star Tracy McGrady and wife CleRenda McGrady, Journalist and Political Analyst Roland Martin, and several local pastors.

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The 1st Annual 80’s Fest in Boca Raton, FL | Feb. 23rd, 2013

80’s Fest Proudly Announces its 1st Annual Festival Bringing Back The Unforgettable 80’s Decade With World-Class 80’s Celebrities and 80’s Themed Entertainment


  
80’s Celebrities performing include Eddie Money “Take Me Home Tonight”, Debbie Gibson “Only In My Dreams”, Gioia Bruno (Expose) “Let Me Be The One”, Stacey Q “Two Of Hearts”, Pretty Poison / Jade Sterling “Catch Me I’m Falling”, E Casanova (world’s #1 Michael Jackson tribute artist) and others to be unveiled in the coming weeks.


BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3 PM till 10 PM, Karma Entertainment Group, LLC will hold the 1st Annual 80’s Fest, an original 80’s themed festival with a program that includes entertainment for all ages, food and drinks. The Festival will be held at Sunset Cove Amphitheater at 12551 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33498.

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The 2nd Annual Hero Awards & Tribute | May 6th, 2012

The Second Annual Hero Awards & Tribute | May 6th, 2012. Honoring Gil Scott-Heron & Much More


North Hollywood, CA – KPFK 90.7 announces its honorees for the 2nd Annual Hero Awards and Tribute. The Hero Awards is a benefit series for the Los Angeles-based Pacifica Radio station. The event honors icons of our time that have left an impact on music and community. This year’s honoree is Gil Scott-Heron (musician/political poet), with special awards to Charlie Haden (musician/activist), Fernando Pullum (musician/educator) and a Lifetime Achievement Award to Pete Seeger (musician/activist) for his contributions as an artist and activist in the U.S. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Tribute to Pinetop Perkins with Hubert Sumlin and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley | April 26th-27th, 2011

Tribute to Pinetop Perkins with Hubert Sumlin and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith


 

April 26-27, 2011

 

FROM:  The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

2033 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121

CONTACT:  Rachael Millikan, 206-441-9729, rachael@jazzalley.com

RE:  Performance at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

COST: $26.50

 

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley hosts a tribute to Pinetop Perkins featuring Hubert Sumlin and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith.  Band members are Hubert Sumlin (guitar), Willie “Big Eyes” Smith (harmonica and vocals), Frank Krakowski (guitar), Robert Stroger (bass) and Jimmi Mayes (drums).  Set times Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm.  Doors open at 6pm on Tuesday and 5:30pm on Wednesday. 

 

Join us for a Tribute to the Late Great Mississippi Delta Bluesman, Pinetop Perkins (July 7, 1913 – March 21, 2011).  Pinetop’s best friend and Hubert Sumlin (proud recipient of the Living Blues Gold Award) has agreed to play with Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and the Pinetop Perkins band for two nights and two shows at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley!

 

When Hubert Sumlin plays guitar he takes you to his World of Blues Feeling — from despair to ecstasy, from delicate grace to raw power, from lost to found. Though he’s influenced and inspired many of the most famous guitar players, Hubert owns the magic. His style is original and personal and instantly recognizable. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Atlanta’s 2011 Civil Rights Celebration | Starting Jan. 8th, 2011

Atlanta’s 2011 Civil Rights Celebration Marks Anniversaries, New Discoveries

 

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2011
/PRNewswire/ — Unexpected actions make for extraordinary stories. Who
would expect that a young Martin Luther King Jr. would perform at the
segregated movie premiere of “Gone with the Wind” in 1939? Who would
think that revenue from the novel would fund medical scholarships for
graduates of Morehouse College in Atlanta, an all-male, historically black college?

As the home of the Civil Rights Movement, Atlanta
is the perfect destination to explore the history, personalities and
places where one of America’s most important movements was centered.
Visitors will find that Atlanta‘s Civil Rights story extends beyond commonly known icons and venues.

The 25th anniversary of the first observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on January 17, 2011 and the 75th anniversary
of the publishing of “Gone with the Wind” bring forward the
little-known connection between the leader of the civil rights movement
and the author of one of the most popular novels in history. To continue, Please click “MORE”!

Herbie Hancock Comes To The Hollywood Bowl for “Seven Decades – Birthday Tribute”

by MUSIC LEGEND HERBIE HANCOCK COMES TO THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL FOR “SEVEN DECADES – BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE”   Evening is Hosted by Tavis Smiley; Special Guests include India.Arie, Juanes, Esperanza Spalding and More Performing Tracks From Hancock’s Latest CD The Imagine Project   September 1, 2010 WHAT:                       The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s …

Herbie Hancock Comes To The Hollywood Bowl for “Seven Decades – Birthday Tribute”

by MUSIC LEGEND HERBIE HANCOCK COMES TO THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL FOR “SEVEN DECADES – BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE”   Evening is Hosted by Tavis Smiley; Special Guests include India.Arie, Juanes, Esperanza Spalding and More Performing Tracks From Hancock’s Latest CD The Imagine Project   September 1, 2010 WHAT:                       The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s …

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