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Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon


 
Joe Simon Boulevard Highway 1 (LA 1)
 
Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon
 
NEW YORK – Aug. 8, 2017 – PRLog — The Joe Simon Boulevard Dedication will be held in Simmesport, Louisiana on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 12:00 pm. A portion of the land where Joe Simon picked cotton on in Simmesport, Louisiana became Louisiana Hwy 1.

Charlie Wilson Announces More Dates for “In It To Win It” Tour | Oct. 20-Oct. 29, 2017


 
CHARLIE WILSON’S IN IT TO WIN IT CONCERT
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHONY HAMILTON AND LA’PORSHA RENAE
ANNOUNCES MORE DATES
 
(August 7, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) – Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, will bring his critically-acclaimed In It To Win It concert to six U.S. cities between October 20-October 29.

Central City Productions Presents “The Black Music Honors” | Aug. 18th – Broadcast Starting Sept. 2nd, 2017


 
Central City Productions Presents Black Music Honors
 
(Nashville, TN) – August 2, 2017 – Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley during the Black Music Honors, a live taping television special that will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN.

R&B Legend Sam Moore to Perform at The 37th Annual ‘A Capitol Fourth’ on July 4th, 2017


 
R&B music sensation Sam Moore will be performing at this year’s PBS special: A Capitol Fourth!
 
Legendary soul man Sam Moore will be performing with the Blue Brothers at this year’s 37th edition of PBS’ A Capitol Fourth, the annual event that airs on Tuesday, July 4th from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET. This star-studded show will be airing live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Announcing The Winners of our Ticket Giveaway for The 31st Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival | 2017


 
Announcing The Winners of our Ticket Giveaway for The 31st Annual
Long Beach Bayou Festival | 2017
 
Whats Happening Folks!
 
Announcing the winners of the 31st Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival Ticket Giveaway! We are giving away a pair of tickets for Sat & Sun., June 24th & 25th (2 tickets per winner).

16-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner David Foster to be Honored at 2017 Grammy Museum Gala | Sept. 19th, 2017


 
16-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER DAVID FOSTER TO BE HONORED AT 2017 GRAMMY MUSEUM GALA
 
LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2017) – The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce it will honor 16-time GRAMMY® Award winner David Foster at its third annual Gala, taking place Sept. 19 at The Novo in Los Angeles. Foster will receive the Architects of Sound Award in recognition of his unparalleled contributions to music.

Enter to Win Tickets to the 31st Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival | June 24th-25th, 2017


 
Enter to Win Tickets to the 31st Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival
June 24th & 25th!!
 
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 31st Annual Long Beach Bayou Festival on Saturday, June 24th AND 2 tickets (1 pair) on Sunday June 25th – 2 winners total! Come check out the music, food and family fun at the Rainbow Lagoon Park!

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.