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  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY & THE ASBURY JUKES In its 37 years together, seminal New Jersey rockers Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes always channeled its audiences' emotions in its songs,......
  • Jon Bibbs, singer and Newport News resident, to salute Sam Cooke with show in Norfolk

    Jon Bibbs, singer and Newport News resident, to salute Sam Cooke with show in Norfolk
    You've got to hand it to him. Jon Bibbs is an ambitious guy. The gifted singer and former Hampton University student is launching a tour that salutes greats of soul music: Sam Cooke, James Brown, Ray Charles and Marvin Gaye. “These men are larger...
  • The Zombies stay fresh at Rams Head On Stage

    The Zombies stay fresh at Rams Head On Stage
    There are at least two remarkable things to note in Colin Blunstone’s voice. First, of course, is its sound, that light, airy quality – is it breathy, or breathless? – that gave the great Zombies tracks of the mid-1960s an immediate,...
  • How the Rascals got their groove back

    How the Rascals got their groove back
    In a way, Steven Van Zandt wishes he could be in two places. Of course, the rock guitarist and actor (“The Sopranos”) would like to stay on the Wrecking Ball Tour in Europe with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. But he also wishes...
  • Elton John & Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues

    Elton John &  Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues
    Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
  • At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears

    At the crossroads as Robert Johnson centennial nears
    The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special. On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town Custom Wheels. Across DeSoto to the west is Beer & Bud Mart, which faces a Church's Chicken stand. Immediately to the...
  • Quincy Jones' long and restless song

    Quincy Jones' long and restless song
    It had been a long night — a concert, a reunion with an old friend, a midnight meal — but as the clock ticked past 2 a.m. Quincy Jones sat in a rare state of silence in his estate at the very top of Bel-Air. The man they call Q nodded at the...
  • Capturing the spirit of New Orleans: Kermit Ruffins and music from 'Treme'

     
    HBO’s “Treme” series has accomplished the none-too-easy task of capturing the musical pulse of New Orleans, a pulse that continues despite the devastation wreaked on the Crescent City in recent years by hurricanes, broken levees and governmental...
  • R. Kelly to give fans 'love letter' on summer tour

     
    R. Kelly, the self-proclaimed king of R&B, is set to hit the road this summer in support of his acclaimed 11th album, “Love Letter,” he announced Tuesday. The three-time Grammy winner kicks off the month-long trek June 2 in Southaven,......
  • Live review: R. Kelly at the Nokia Theatre

     
    R. Kelly put a remarkable amount of effort into the organization of a show Saturday night that ultimately lacked a center. Playing the first of two concerts at the Nokia Theatre in support of last year’s excellent “Love Letter” album,......
  • Live review: Global Soul with Stevie Wonder at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    At the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night, the Tonight Show's Ricky Minor presented Global Soul, featuring Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones, Mia Doi Todd and others....