| Aug 16, 2010
Hailing from the sunny shores of Barbados, singer songwriter Hal Linton is definetly a new artist to be in the lookout for with his brew of R&B soul music. Winning the Barbados Music Award was just a prelude to the success this smooth crooner is poised...
| Jan 28, 2011
When a record label's female vocal groups include the Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas, it's easy to see why the Marvelettes are often relegated to footnote status. But the Detroit group has a unique distinction in the saga of Motown Records —...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:46 AM
Fans of Motown music will find a night of soul favorites in Windber June 25, when the Arcadia Theater hosts the Legends of Soul Motown show at 8 p.m.
Frank Cunsolo, the Arcadia executive director and chairman of the board of directors, said he saw the...
| Mar 12, 2011
Frank Remesch's mission was clear, if daunting. Somehow, he had to convince people that the hulking, cavernous 1st Mariner Arena, a 1960s relic that civic leaders had been talking about razing for years, was still a player — could still attract big-...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Note: Due to weather, this year's Silopanna Music Festival has been canceled.
Judging by the charts in recent years, it seems as though America has rediscovered soul and funk.
Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae, Bruno Mars — even Grace Potter and Fitz...
| Aug 28, 2011
When Berry Gordy Jr. wanted to borrow $800 from his family to found Motown Records in 1959, he knew that the most formidable resistance would come from his oldest sister, Esther.
"You're 29 years old and what have you done with your life?" his sister...
| Sep 10, 2011
Sitting in the hall that she operates in Leimert Park on a recent afternoon, Barbara Morrison is uncharacteristically sedentary. She recently lost a leg to diabetes. While she speaks with customary grace and cheer, the jazz vocalist is in a period of...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:09 PM
Haley Reinhart would like to apologize to the fans who waited for her outside of the Allstate Arena in August.
The Wheeling native — who hasn’t been home much since finishing third on Fox’s “American Idol” in May —...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 3:12 PM
If you like Motown music, then plan on attending the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., at 8 p.m. Saturday, for the Legends of Soul Motown show.
Frank Cunsolo, the Arcadia executive director and chairman of the board of directors, said The Legends of...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 4:33 PM
So this is ???It.??? Sony Music announced Wednesday that on Oct. 12 it will release a new Michael Jackson single called "This Is It" -- the first previously unreleased recording to be put on sale since the superstar's death. The......
| Aug 20, 2008
She's set to follow Amy Winehouse and Duffy as the next big thing out of Britain (where her debut has scored double-platinum status), but Amy Macdonald isn't part of the young retro-soul scene that's bringing back the Motown sound. In fact, this 20-year-...