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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Honored at the 1st Annual Detroit Music Weekend


 
The Gospel Is Sung
As the Queen of Soul Is Honored
 
Karen Clark Sheard, Tasha Lockhart, Derrick Starks and others on hand to honor Aretha Franklin
 
(Detroit, Michigan) It was a weekend celebration fit for a Queen as the Motor city honored the 18 time Grammy winner and first woman ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the reigning and undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin during the first annual Detroit Music Weekend held June 9th through the 11th.

The “GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends™” Awards Ceremony & Live Tribute Concert | July 11th, 2017


 
THE RECORDING ACADEMY® TO HONOR 2017 SPECIAL MERIT AWARDS RECIPIENTS WITH
“GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®” TELEVISION SPECIAL AS PART OF “GREAT PERFORMANCES” SERIES ON PBS
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (June 2, 2017) — The Recording Academy® will honor its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar (pictured), Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground.

An Intimate And Inspiring Conversation with Music Mogul Mike Bivins | June 3rd, 2017


 
Harlem School Of The Arts And The R&B Foundation Present An Intimate And Inspiring Conversation With Entrepreneur And Music Mogul Mike Bivins
 
NEW YORK – May 31, 2017 – PRLog — On June 3rd, in celebration of Black Music Month and the HSA Spring Music Festival, the Harlem School of the Arts, in association with The R&B Foundation, welcomes entrepreneur and music mogul Mike Bivins, for an intimate conversation about his life and multi-facetted career.

The 2nd Annual DC Go-Go New Music Day on May 12th | Releases New Album “DC Go-Go New Music Vol. 1” in Memory of Chuck Brown


 
2nd ANNUAL DC GO-GO NEW MUSIC DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC
DROPS NEW GO-GO MUSIC ON FRIDAY MAY 12th, 2017
 
Remembering Chuck Brown by the Simultaneous Release of New Music by DC Go-Go Bands the Friday before May 16
 
While the crowds at live music shows in Go-Go continue to be strong, there has always been a lack of consistent studio recordings of original music in the genre outside of Chuck Brown.

Janet Jackson Announces 2017 STATE OF THE WORLD Tour Dates


 
Janet Jackson Announces 2017 STATE OF THE WORLD Tour Schedules North American Tour Dates & Adds More Shows
 
LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable JANET JACKSON, will embark on a four-month North American tour this fall, announced today. Produced by Live Nation, the STATE OF THE WORLD tour is set for a 56-city run beginning September 7, in Lafayette at the Cajundome.

Jonathan McReynolds to Unveil New Music “The Life Room” at Live Recording in Chicago on May 5th, 2017


 
GRAMMY® NOMINATED CHART-TOPPER
JONATHAN McREYNOLDS
TO UNVEIL NEW MUSIC AT FIRST LIVE RECORDING
IN CHICAGO ON FRIDAY, MAY 5TH, 2017
 
Tickets Selling Fast for “The Life Room” experience, taking place at Cinespace
 
Join Jonathan McReynolds for “The Life Room” experience, when the GRAMMY® nominated and Dove Award-winning chart-topper hosts his first live recording in his native Chicago on Friday May 5th, 2017.

The Fourth Annual “My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon” to Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter | June 1st 2017


 
National Museum of African American Music to Host
2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon
 
Annual Celebration will Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter
 
Nashville, TN (April 20, 2017) – The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will kick off Black Music Month in June with its fourth annual My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Winery in Nashville, TN.

The Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ | April 20th-22nd, 2017


 
Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture Announces
 
Tito Puente:
A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey’
 
(Bronx, NY) – In the first ever retrospective of the life and legacy of one of the most important figures in Latin Jazz, The Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ a multi-day, in-depth examination of his career through concerts, panels, film, dance, and more.

The Fifth Annual Give the Band a Hand Gala Honors Jazz Icons Gerald Wilson & Kenny Burrell | April 8th, 2017


 
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.