Top music artists to perform at ninth annual ONE Musicfest
ATLANTA (AP) — Music artists Nas, T.I., 2 Chainz and Miguel will take the stage at the ninth annual ONE Musicfest in Atlanta.
The festival expands for the first time to a two day event, kicking off on Saturday in the city's downtown area in Central Park. The lineup also includes Big Boi, Big Sean, Jeezy, Rapsody, H.E.R., Robert Glasper, Kelis, Monica, Teedra Moses along with George Clinton & Parliament.
Crowds outlast rain, heat at Newport Jazz Fest
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Crowds battled the elements for a variety of performances at this year's Newport Jazz Festival.
The festival, which took place last weekend, was hit by heavy rains Saturday and blazing heat Sunday, but that didn't stop people from coming out and jamming to their favorite bands.
Highlights from the festival include pianist Jon Batiste, band leader for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," who performed Saturday with children from a New Jersey jazz summer camp.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 22-28
July 22: Actor Orson Bean ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman") is 90. Actress Louise Fletcher is 84. Actor Terence Stamp is 80. Game-show host Alex Trebek is 78. Singer George Clinton is 77. Singer-actor Bobby Sherman is 75. Actor Danny Glover is 72. Writer-director Paul Schrader is 72. Singer Don Henley is 71. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 71. Composer Alan Menken ("Little Mermaid," ''Little Shop of Horrors") is 69. Actor Willem Dafoe is 63. Singer Keith Sweat is 57. Singer Emily Saliers of...
The Houston bar scene is full of personalities — bar stars, if you will. Each week in Preview, we’ll feature one of these mixologists to let you know more about them, aside from how good they are at making you feel good. This week, we’re talking to Mike Danner of Etoile Cuise Et Bar.
The Slice: Spokane isn’t the only local burg that gets mispronounced
Cheney isn’t actually named after a vice president, of course.
But if residents tire of outsiders wondering how to pronounce the name of their community, perhaps they might want to look to the list of past vice presidents when coming up with a new name.
Starting in May, live music will once again fill the halls of Clyde Theatre, which has been vacant for more than 20 years.
Starting in May, live music will once again fill the halls of the Clyde Theatre, which has been vacant for more than 20 years.
Giant peach, massive moonpie to ring in 2018 in the South
ATLANTA (AP) — There will be a new site this year for Atlanta's New Year's Eve Peach Drop, one of several large events planned across the South, organizers say.
For the first time, the peach will drop from the 120-year-old Flatiron Building downtown on Dec. 31, the Atlanta mayor's office announced. The new site is a few blocks from Underground Atlanta, where the Peach Drop has been held in recent years.
Freakfest to feature D.R.A.M., George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Organizers of Freakfest, Madison’s annual Halloween party on State Street, announced the festival’s musical headliners Monday.
HAMDEN-George Clinton, Gary Puckett and the Fabulous Thunderbirds are the headliners of this summer’s free concert series presented by the Hamden Arts Commission.
Art collector Cheech Marin marshaling in new role leading Art Car Parade
All sorts of prominent people have served as grand marshal at the annual Art Car Parade, including athletes like J.J. Watt, funk pioneers like George Clinton and raconteurs like Kinky Friedman.
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