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“Landmarks Live in Concert” Kicks Off with Alicia Keys, Beginning Friday, January 20th on PBS

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New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alicia KeysLandmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time.

Patti LaBelle, Common, JoJo, Jencarlos Canela & More Shine a Light on HIV/AIDS at ‘Keep the Promise’ Event | Nov. 30th, 2016

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THE STARS COME OUT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON HIV/AIDS
AT AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION’S WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT
KEEP THE PROMISE
 
AHF Kicked Off Series of Worldwide Events Commemorating World AIDS Day with Keep the Promise
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2016) – On November 30th, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) began its World AIDS Day initiative, Around the Globe in a Day, with Keep the Promise in Los Angeles, CA. Keep the Promise, which welcomed thousands of people for a march down Hollywood Boulevard and a free concert at the Dolby Theater, was an advocacy effort created to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Patti Austin to Close Out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with Special Serenade

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Those who currently care for a family member with an illness or disability as well as those who previously cared for a family member will convene on December 2 and 3 in Chicago to receive information, inspirations and support.
 
CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy-award winner Patti Austin will close out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with a very special serenade of “Lean on Me” and an important message of support and hope to anyone who cares for a family member.

Announcing The Worship Tour: We Are Here | Kicks Off Feb. 21st, 2017

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GOSPEL MUSIC’S BRIGHTEST HIT THE ROAD FOR
EXTRAORDINARY WORSHIP TOUR PRESENTED BY LIVE NATION
 
Top-selling artists Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and
Jonathan McReynolds launch The Worship Tour: WE ARE HERE
 
New York, NY (October 21, 2016) — Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and Jonathan McReynolds announced The Worship Tour: We Are Here following an exclusive Facebook Live event. The highly-anticipated tour presented by Live Nation, in partnership with The Sovereign Agency and Pop Nation Live, will kick off on February 21, 2017 in St. Louis, MO…

Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Named Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award

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Jazz Connect Conference Names Christian McBride
Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award,
Named in Honor of Esteemed Record Label Executive
 
On January 5, 2017, the Jazz Connect Conference will present bassist, bandleader, educator, and advocate Christian McBride with the Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award.

RCA Inspiration Leads The Gospel Category For The 2016 Soul Train Awards Nominations

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RCA INSPIRATION LEADS THE GOSPEL CATEGORY FOR
THE 2016 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS
 
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and Donnie McClurkin Nominated
for Best Gospel / Inspirational Song
 
Nashville, TN (October 13, 2016) –The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top.

Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley to Receive the 2016 Soul Train Legend Award

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Multi-Platinum and Three-Time Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Singer, Songwriter Teddy Riley to Receive the 2016 Soul Train Legend Award
 
Multi-platinum and three-time Grammy Award-winning producer, singer-songwriter, artist, musician and technology expert Teddy Riley, also known as the creator and king of New Jack Swing, is set to receive the coveted Legend Award.

Chick Corea Adds Special Guests to Two-Month Birthday Celebration at The Blue Note | Starting Oct. 19th, 2016

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CHICK COREA
Adds Duets with Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin,
Brad Mehldau & Gonzalo Rubalcaba
to Two-Month Birthday Celebration at The Blue Note
 
8 Consecutive Weeks, 80 Shows,
15 Legendary Bands, 60 Iconic Musicians
 
October 19 through December 11, 2016 in New York City
 
New York, NY – October 6, 2016 – Final lineup additions have been announced for Chick Corea‘s unprecedented two-month 75th Birthday Celebration at The Blue Note, which runs October 19 through December 11, 2016.

NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath to Receive The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation’s Satchmo™ Award | Oct. 28th, 2016

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Stanley Crouch To Present The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation’s Satchmo™ Award To NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath
At the Organization’s Celebration in Harlem at the Historic Alhambra Ballroom on October 28th
 
New York, NY (October 4, 2016) – The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation presents the SATCHMO™ Award to saxophonist and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, MR. JIMMY HEATH. This is the 6th conferring of the award; and the 2nd Annual Satchmo™ Awards Celebration.

The 18th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is Coming to Houston | Feb. 3rd, 2017

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Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Coming To Houston, Texas For Super Bowl LI On Friday, February 3, 2017
 
STAR-STUDDED CONCERT TO TAKE PLACE AT LAKEWOOD CHURCH
 
DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, February 3, 2017, the NFL Sanctioned Super Bowl Gospel Celebration (SBGC) will kick-off Super Bowl LI with its 18th Annual star-studded music jubilation at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.