Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 4-10
Nov. 4: Actress Loretta Swit ("M.A.S.H.") is 81. Singer Harry Elston of Friends of Distinction is 80. Singer Delbert McClinton is 78. Actress Ivonne Coll ("Jane the Virgin") is 71. Actress Markie Post is 68. Singer-guitarist Chris Difford of Squeeze is 64. Country singer Kim Forester of the Forester Sisters is 58. Actress Kathy Griffin is 58. Actor Ralph Macchio is 57. "Survivor" host Jeff Probst is 57. Actor Matthew McConaughey is 49. Rapper-producer Sean "Diddy" Combs is 49. TV personality Bethenny Frankel ("Bethenny," ''Real Housewives of New York") is 48. Singer Shawn Rivera of Az Yet is 47. Actress Heather Tom ("Bold and the Beautiful," ''One Life To Live") is 43. Actress Emme Rylan ("General Hospital") is 38.
Correction: Jazz Fest story
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story May 5 about the New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an Aerosmith song as "Sweet Misery." The band's song "Cryin'" includes the phrase "sweet misery."
Aerosmith packs ’em in at New Orleans Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Aerosmith drew a huge crowd and smaller but still packed crowds boogied to Cage the Elephant, Delbert McClinton and Anita Baker and a rousing mix of other musical acts as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wound up its next-to-last day.
Texas-born legend brings harmonica to Fairfield Warehouse
Legendary harmonica “wizard” Delbert McClinton is set to perform in Fairfield on Friday, March 30.
McClinton and band will perform at The Warehouse at the Fairfield Theatre Company.
As if Delbert McClinton's voice wasn't enough, embued with the grit and soul of a hundred Texas honky-tonks, his bank of memories from the past 60 years would comprise a book you'd want to read.
Motown soul, Texas blues meet in Detroit band’s sound
Combine the heart and soul of Motown with some Texas blues and gospel and you have something deliciously devilish on your hands.
Detroit-based band Jennifer Westwood and The Handsome Devils is just that. The group, featuring the dynamic Westwood on vocals and the dazzling Dylan Dunbar on guitar, along with a cast of rotating devils, will return to Southeast Texas for the second time in 2017 on Thursday.
Setup began Monday at Bicentennial Park ahead of this weekend's Ribberfest BBQ and Blues Festival. Adrian Wilburn uses a stake driver to bury tent poles deep into the ground. Workers from Negangard Tent and Party Rental, in Osgood, set up more than a dozen tents in the park and across Vaughn Drive near the gazebo. Organizers said that plans are to have everything ready to go by Thursday evening, just to be safe. The Ribberfest gates open at 5 p.m. Friday. Advance wristbands are still available...
This year's Ribberfest BBQ and Blues festival is only a few days away. On Friday and Saturday, the riverfront will be filled with the sounds of great music and the smell of some of the best barbecue you've ever eaten. There's still time to purchase a Ribberfest wristband and save a few dollars. Wristbands may be ordered through Wednesday at www.madisonribberfest.com. They also are available at German American and MainSource bank branches, Kroger and CVS Pharmacy in Madison and the Madison...