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“Remembering Joe Sample” at the 25th Annual Berks Jazz Festival | April 18th, 2015

Joe Sample
 
“Remembering Joe Sample” at the Berks Jazz Festival
 
Reading, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 – One of the featured attractions at this year’s Berks Jazz Festival (its 25th anniversary show) will be a special performance on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Reading, PA called “Remembering Joe Sample.” This special tribute to the world renowned pianist and composer who passed away last September was organized by musical director Bobby Lyle and festival promoter John Ernesto; and will feature a stellar lineup of artists—many of whom performed and/or recorded with Sample.

Dionne Warwick to be Honored at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! Oct 18th, 2014

Dionne Warwick
 
SHERYL LEE RALPH TO HONOR LEGANDARY SINGER/ACTIVIST DIONNE WARWICK AT
24TH ANNUAL DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING!
 
LOS ANGELES — One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives! Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph’s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 24th Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert DIVAS Simply Singing with a special announcement: Sheryl Lee and friends will honor Dionne Warwick LIVE at the 24th Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! 7:30 pm, Saturday Oct 18th, 2014 at The Richardo Montalban Theatre.

The 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Festival to Air on the CW Network Sept. 29th & 30th, 2014

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FOURTH ANNUAL IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL IS ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS – HISTORIC WEEKEND OF MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS INCLUDED SPECIAL SURPRISE PERFORMANCES BY ALICIA KEYS, CHRIS BROWN, WILL.I.AM, JASON DERULO, LIL JOHN AND MORE
 
The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Will Air as an Exclusive Two-Night Television Special on The CW — September 29 and 30 from 8:00-10:00 P.M.
 
New York, NY – September 22, 2014 / PR Newswire / — The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand Las Vegas wrapped up Saturday night after two days of incredible performances by today’s most popular musicians and a number of one-of-a-kind collaborations.

Kenny Barron & Dave Holland to Release Collaborative Project “The Art of Conversation” on Oct. 14th, 2014 | Announces Tour 2014

Kenny Barron and Dave Holland
 
The impulse! Renaissance Presents:
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland
The Art Of Conversation
 
Stunning New Duo Album Due Out Oct. 14 In The U.S.
 
impulse! has announced an October 14 U.S. release date for The Art Of Conversation, a stunningly beautiful duo recording from pianist Kenny Barron and bassist Dave Holland. The album is available for pre-order today at iTunes in addition to the release of the single “In Walked Bud” across all digital retailers and streaming services.

Hall of Fame Vocalist Larnelle Harris to be Honored with Governor’s Award

Larnelle Harris
 
Larnelle Harris will be the first Christian artist to receive the honor since the awards began 29 years ago
 
Hall of Fame vocalist and five-time Grammy winner, Larnelle Harris, will receive the 2014 Kentucky Governor’s Artist Award in a public ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Kentucky this October. The prestigious award is given to Kentuckians who have made significant contributions to the arts in the Commonwealth, across the country, and around the globe. Harris will be the first contemporary Christian vocalist to receive the Artist Award since its inception 29 years ago.

20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Largest Ever With More Than 550,000 Attendees

Charlie Wilson
 
FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER FOUR DAYS
 
MORE THAN 80 ARTISTS: ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCES FROM PRINCE, LIONEL RICHIE, MARY J. BLIGE, NAS, JILL SCOTT, ERYKAH BADU, THE ROOTS, TREY SONGZ, JANELLE MONAE, CHARLIE WILSON, YOLANDA ADAMS & MANY OTHERS
 
NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 20th annual ESSENCE Festival attracted a record-breaking 550,000 attendees from around the world to New Orleans this Fourth of July weekend, earning the distinction of being the largest gathering in the event’s history.

Sam Ash Music and Kashif Celebrate Black Music Month with Star-studded In-store Concert

Kashif
 
HICKSVILLE, N.Y., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sam Ash Music, the nation’s leading full-line retail music chain, proudly celebrated Black Music Month with a June 25 star-studded in-store musical performance at its Hollywood, Calif., retail location featuring Grammy nominated recording artist, producer and songwriter Kashif.

Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees to be Revealed on June 26th, 2014

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Nine New Inductees Set To Join Roster That Includes B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Al Green, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Redding, Howlin’ Wolf, ZZ Top

 
This Thursday, June 26, officials with the Memphis Music Hall of Fame will announce the names of nine luminaries of Memphis’ rich musical legacy for 2014 induction into The Hall. The 2014 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees will be announced at a special press conference to be held at Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale Street, beginning at 3:00 PM/CDT.

“Michael Jackson Commemorated” | Opens in Theaters in Japan on June 25th, 2010

by Michael Jackson Commemorated Releases to 150 Theatres in Japan; Directed By First American Female Filmmaker Commissioned By Japan NEW YORK, June 23/PRNewswire/ — This week, director and screenplay author Austen Tayler becomes the first American female director to release a full-length feature film commissioned by Japan.  Michael Jackson Commemorated,produced …