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Blues Phenom Grady Champion to Drop New Disc “Bootleg Whiskey” on Sept. 2nd, 2014

Grady Champion - Bootleg Whiskey
Blues phenomenon Grady Champion has been signed to the legendary Malaco Records label, marking a union of two significant indigenous forces in Mississippi-based blues. Champion’s forthcoming album, Bootleg Whiskey, is set for Sept 2 release by Malaco and includes the current breaking single “South Side.”

Welcome to the NEW LOOK of The Urban Music!!

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Good Day Folks,
The team at T.U.M.S. is pretty excited about a special new advancement in our overall look of the website coming soon. Until recently, we had been notified of some major changes happening to our older blog platform through company that would immediately ‘retire’ our old content and site in a few days.

Blues Master Lucky Peterson to Drop New CD “The Son of a Bluesman” on June 10th, 2014

Lucky Peterson - The Son of a Bluesman
Blues Master Lucky Peterson Returns with
Career-Defining Album, The Son of a Bluesman,
Available June 10 on Jazz Village
Lucky Peterson is the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues. He has gained a reputation as one of the most preeminent performers of the modern era as a searing lead guitarist, fantastic organist, and first-rate vocalist. His many talents are truly mind-boggling.

Blues Legend Robert Cray to Release New Project “In My Soul” on April 1st, 2014 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

ROBERT CRAY releases new album
Out April 1 on Provogue

New EPK takes fans behind the music!

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Robert Cray, 5x Grammy winner (15x nominee) releases In My Soul -a rich emotion of classic soul storytelling that never strays from his incomparable guitar mastery.  A new behind the scenes EPK takes fans inside the music.

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Concord Music Group Presents “Sweetheart 2014” (Special Collection) | Coming Feb. 4th, 2014

Adventurous Valentine’s Day Collection Features Contributions By Jim James, Vampire Weekend, Fiona Apple, Phosphorescent, Brandi Carlile, Beck, The Head and the Heart, Ben Harper, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Valerie June, Blake Mills, Bahamas and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes Sweetheart 2014, a collection of indelible, handpicked covers from a remarkable group of modern musical dreamers who artfully grapple, in one way or another, with that most vexing of subject to ever befall mankind, L.O.V.E. Sweetheart 2014 (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) will be available on CD exclusively at Starbucks and all digital outlets beginning February 4th, 2014.

New Music Release: Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra | “I Hear The Sound” (Coming Jan. 14th, 2014) – LISTEN!

Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra Live
“I Hear The Sound”
(Archieball ARCH 1301)
US Street Date January 14, 2014
Track Listing: Attica Blues; Arms; Blues for Brother G. Jackson; Come Sunday; The Cry of My People; Quiet Dawn; Déjà Vu; Steam; Goodbye Sweet Pop’s; Ballad for a Child; Mama Too Tight.

Deluxe 4 CD Box Set, Jimi Hendrix – “Purple Box” Coming Aug. 20th, 2013

Jimi Hendrix - Purple Box
New US Edition of “The Rolls Royce of posthumous Hendrix sets” features
4 previously unreleased tracks
Legacy Recordings and Experience Hendrix LLC will release a newly expanded edition of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, the legendary “Purple Box,” which Rolling Stone’s David Fricke proclaimed “The Rolls Royce of posthumous Hendrix sets.” The box set earned RIAA Gold Album sales status in the US and has enjoyed widespread critical and commercial success throughout the world. The new four CD boxed set, which includes the entire 2000 original edition in addition to four tracks eagerly sought by fans of the legendary guitarist, will be available Tuesday, August 20, 2013.

Line-Up of Talent & Nominees Announced for BET Awards 2013

“Anything Can Happen” As The Line-Up Of Talent And Nominees Are Announced For This Year’s BET Awards ’13


Hip-Hop Artist Drake Takes Command with 12 Nominations while Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz Are Tied with 8 Nominations

An Unprecedented 10 Nominees Rival For The Coveted “Video of the Year Award”

Chris Brown and R. Kelly Confirmed As the First Performers For This Year’s Awards Show

Legendary R&B Singer Charlie Wilson To Be Honored with the 2013 “Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award”

LIVE from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. * ET/PT on BET Networks

The BET Experience at L.A. Live, a Three-Day Event Including Concerts, Comedy Shows, a Film Festival and a Fan Fest and Seminars, June 28-30, Culminates with the BET AWARDS ’13

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Earlier today, nominees were announced at the official BET Awards ’13 press conference in Los Angeles, by BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen G. Hill ; this year’s BET Awards ’13 host, blockbuster movie star and comedian Chris Tucker ; R&B artist Chris Brown ; hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar; and singer and television personality Tamar Braxton.

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Enter to Win Tickets to The 27th Annual Long Beach Bayou & Blues Festival | June 22nd & 23rd, 2013!!!

Click Poster to Enter! Good Day T.U.M.S. Readers! On behalf of Full House Promotions & the team here at T.U.M.S., we are giving away 2 tickets (1 pair) to see the 27th Annual Long Beach Bayou and Blues Festival on Saturday, June 22nd AND 2 tickets (1 pair) on Sunday, …

Digital Music Retailer CD Baby Lowers Sales Commission from 25% to 9%

CD Baby Lowers Digital Sales Commission from 25% to 9% — the Lowest Rate of Any Digital Music Retailer

CD Baby, the world’s largest online
distributor of independent music, has announced that it will be lowering
its cut of MP3 download sales on

Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2013

CD Baby’s online retail store
sells thousands of downloads every day, and the resulting revenue
bypasses the major-label system and gets paid directly to artists.

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