BLUE NOTE RECORDS CELEBRATES 85th ANNIVERSARY
THE FINEST IN JAZZ SINCE 1939
85 years ago on January 6, 1939, a German-Jewish immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City founding what would go on to become the most iconic and longest-running Jazz label in the world.
New Jersey Hall of Fame Unveils Whitney Houston
Garden State Parkway Service Area and Other Ongoing Initiatives in Her Honor
(Union, NJ — Monday, December 18, 2023) — Following renaming the former Vauxhall Service Area on the Garden State Parkway in honor of Whitney Houston, the New Jersey Hall of Fame joined The Estate of Whitney E. Houston and public officials on Thursday, December 14, 2023, to unveil the service area’s exhibits and other initiatives in her honor.
Global Icon Janet Jackson to Headline World AIDS Day Event in Houston
Global superstar will perform at nation’s largest World AIDS Day commemoration
at NRG Arena in Houston, TX on December 1, 2023 to benefit HIV/AIDS awareness
Houston, TX – Five-time GRAMMY®️ Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®️ Inductee Janet Jackson will perform a full-length show for AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) World AIDS Day Concert at NRG Arena in Houston, Texas on December 1, 2023.
Calling creatives from across the globe to collaborate to help end modern slavery
New non-profit production house xPropelr, that inspires and connects creatives globally to collaborate to help end modern slavery, has begun its call for seasoned orchestral musicians and singers to audition from August 21 to September 8, 2023, for its inaugural creative project, Dreaming Freedom.
The Marvelous Melba Moore
Receives Her Star On Hollywood’s Walk of Fame
Thursday, August 10th, 2023
On Thursday, August 10th,2023 at 2:30 pm ET, The Marvelous Legendary Ms. Melba Moore will be honored with the 2,760th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star will be unveiled at 1645 Vine Street near the historic corner of Hollywood & Vine. Moore will be awarded her star in the category of Live Theatre/Live Performance.
Raphael Saadiq Revisits Tony! Toni! Toné: Just Me & You Tour 2023
Produced by Live Nation Urban
Multi-City Live Experience Will Encompass Songs from Saadiq’s Entire Catalog Including the Iconic R&B Hits of Tony! Toni! Toné!, His Trailblazing Solo Material, and the Groundbreaking Anthems Saadiq Penned for Peers & Collaborators
LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, multi-award-winning artist, songwriter, film & television composer, and producer Raphael Saadiq announced Raphael Saadiq Revisits Tony! Toni! Toné!, the Just Me & You Tour, which will grace stages across the U.S. this fall.
Earth, Wind & Fire’s Sheldon Reynolds Is Honored By The Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame
Ohio’s County Commission President, Alicia Reece, Remembers the Famed Guitarist and Singer During the 2nd Annual Black Music Month Kick-Off Event for the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame at the Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
CINCINNATI – June 2, 2023 – PRLog — This week, Alicia Reece, Hamilton (Ohio) County Commission President, and Founder of the Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame, led the announcement of the third class of Inductees for the new Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame at the Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati.
NEW JERSEY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF HIP HOP
RAP LEGENDS ERIC B & RAKIM
SHARE THE STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS
MAKING HISTORY AS THE FIRST RAP ACT TO PERFORM AT THE ICONIC STONE PONY AS PART OF THE NORTH TO SHORE MUSIC FESTIVAL
(Asbury Park, New Jersey – May 18, 2023) The North to Shore Music Festival will Celebrate 50 Years of Hip Hop with a history-making moment when hip-hop legends Eric B & Rakim, hit the stage Tuesday, June 13th at 8:00 pm EST at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park.
BLACK MUSIC EXCELLENCE TAKES CENTER STAGE: MISSY ELLIOTT, SWV, EVELYN “CHAMPAGNE” KING, JEFFREY OSBORNE AND THE HAWKINS FAMILY NAMED AS HONOREES FOR THE 2023 BLACK MUSIC HONORS IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK MUSIC MONTH
The 8th Edition of Black Music Honors is Co-Hosted By Double Grammy Winner LeToya Luckett and Comedy Staple DeRay Davis
CHICAGO, April 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — In its 8th celebratory year, Black Music Honors shines a spotlight on revolutionary artists and musicians who have made significant impact on African American music.