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Entertainment listings, May 17-24, 2018 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
David Flynn (composer) | 2018-05-17 04:20

Entertainment listings, May 17-24, 2018 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

BEMENT COUNTRY OPRY IN MONTICELLOWhat:Bement Country Opry Band with guest, Rocking Terry Lee" Jerry Lee Lewis style. Dinner will be served before the show. When: Dinner, 5 pm; show, 7 pm June 15. Where: Monticello Community Ballroom above the library, 201 State St. Cost: Tickets $15; dinner, $9. ...

Joseph Williams (musician) | 2018-05-17 07:09

Funk Takes Center Stage at William Grant Still Arts Center - Lasentinel

Funk Takes Center Stage at William Grant Still Arts CenterOn Saturday, May 19, from 2-4pm, the William Grant Still Arts Center (WGSAC) celebrates the birthday of Dr. William Grant Still with "Express Yourself". "We then lead into a conversation with [Charles] Wright about his involvement in music...

Harry Connick, Jr. | 2018-05-16 02:36

Harry Connick. Jr A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration Comes To Mayo - New Jersey Stage

The foundation of Connick's art is the music of his native New Orleans, where he began performing as a pianist and vocalist at the age of five. Connick has also made his mark as an actor in films (appearing in over 19 films such as "Dolphin Tale," "Hope Floats," "PS I Love You," "Copycat"), on te...

Whiskey Business | 2018-05-16 01:54

Weekend music picks: Kendrick Lamar, Emmylou Harris and a charity crawfish boil - MyStatesman.com (blog)

— PBSaturday-Sunday: Emmylou Harris at Paramount Theatre. RELATED: Tameca Jones leads all-star bill at benefit for bombing victimALSO PLAYINGFridayKoe Wetzel, Chris Colston at Scoot InnJimmy Eat World at Stubb’s outdoorZZ Ward at Emo’sGeographer at ParishMC Chris at BarracudaGinuwine at EmpireWhi...

Aimee Mann | 2018-05-16 01:50

Weekend music picks: Kendrick Lamar, Emmylou Harris and a charity crawfish boil - austin360 (blog)

— PBSaturday-Sunday: Emmylou Harris at Paramount Theatre. RELATED: Tameca Jones leads all-star bill at benefit for bombing victimALSO PLAYINGFridayKoe Wetzel, Chris Colston at Scoot InnJimmy Eat World at Stubb’s outdoorZZ Ward at Emo’sGeographer at ParishMC Chris at BarracudaGinuwine at EmpireWhi...

Dylan's whiskey Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Agri-Pulse
Dan Aykroyd | 2018-05-16 11:21

Dylan's whiskey Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Agri-Pulse

Legendary musician Bob Dylan is the latest celebrity to license his name and persona to a brand of alcohol, in Dylan’s case a line of craft American whiskeys under the name Heaven’s Door. Other celebrities with their own alcohol brands include Justin Timberlake, Drew Barrymore, Dan Aykroyd and Ge...

Female musicians to celebrate Haiti Flag Day - Caribbean Life
Tracy Chapman | 2018-05-16 11:12

Female musicians to celebrate Haiti Flag Day - Caribbean Life

Born in Haiti, singer / songwriter Sherlee Skai spent her teenage years listening to Haitian artists such as Emeline Michel as well as American pioneers like Tracy Chapman, all who inspired her jazzy, folkloric, soulful, world music sound. Born in Brooklyn to a Russian Jewish-descent mother and a...

Harry Connick, Jr. | 2018-05-15 10:54

Harry Connick. Jr A Brings New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration to MPAC - Broadway World

The foundation of Connick's art is the music of his native New Orleans, where he began performing as a pianist and vocalist at the age of five. Connick has also made his mark as an actor in films (appearing in over 19 films such as "Dolphin Tale," "Hope Floats," "PS I Love You," "Copycat"), on te...

Josh Bernstein | 2018-05-15 05:56

Paramount Closes Deal to Leonard Bernstein Life Rights – Variety - Variety

An internationally celebrated musician, conductor, pianist, and artist, Bernstein gained ubiquitous acclaim for his vast talent as the youngest-ever music director of the New York Philharmonic, as well as his many compositions for such revered productions as "West Side Story," "On the Waterfront,...

Bevy Smith | 2018-05-15 02:18

Harlem EatUp! is underway: Celebrating the Food, Culture and Art of NYC's Vibrant Community - WABC-TV

"This year's Harlem EatUp. line-up includes: Yvette Leeper-Bueno (VINATERlA); Carlos Swepson (BLVD Bistro); Karl Franz Williams (Solomon & Kuff Rum Hall); Melba Wilson (Melba's); Leticia "Skai" Young & Chef Raymond Zamanta Mohan (LoLo's Seafood Shack); as well as Janine Booth & Jeff McInnis (Root...

Bob Hope | 2018-05-15 12:03

Stevie Wonder to open MGM Springfield - MassLive.com

"Stevie Wonder is a legendary singer, songwriter and musician, and we're excited to have him as part of our Grand Opening weekend celebration."Tickets start at $69, plus applicable fees, and will go on sale to the general public Monday, May 21 at 10 am Tickets can be purchased at the MassMutual C...

GRandJazzFest reveals 2018 performer lineup - Grand Valley Lanthorn
Steve Young (musician) | 2018-05-15 12:29

GRandJazzFest reveals 2018 performer lineup - Grand Valley Lanthorn

The festival is a celebration of jazz in both the realms of music and live performance. "It’s the great American art form, and in terms of West Michigan, it is the combination of jazz music and the way people appreciate it. This is West Michigan’s largest free jazz festival, and we are proud of t...

Dr. Hibbert | 2018-05-14 04:19

Gov't Mule at AvidXchange Music Factory | Greenville Events and ... - Greenville News

JOHN, BEN HARPER, TOOTS HIBBERT, GLENN HUGHES, JIM JAMES, MYLES KENNEDY, DAVE MATTHEWS, GRACE POTTER, VINTAGE TROUBLE'S TY TAYLOR AND STEVE WINWOODFew bands have a reputation for making music as consistently honest, organic and daring as Gov't Mule. "Add the word "again," because Gov't Mule have ...

Kel Mitchell | 2018-05-14 02:58

NICKELODEON SUPERSTAR IS COMING TO LONGVIEW - East Texas Review

Cable Ace Award winner actor, stand-up comedian, musician, singer and rapper, Kel Mitchell , who is known for his work as a regular cast member of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series, All That, as the Invisible Boy in the 1999 Ben Stiller and Geoffrey Rush superhero satire film Mystery Men, his ...

Sarah Silverman | 2018-05-14 12:02

Exclusive: Henry Winkler Shares Advice to His Younger Self—And Kids Everywhere - Parade

"As long as you have wonderful thoughts, that’s all you need." That’s the advice Happy Days star Henry Winkler, who is dyslexic, says he would tell his younger self about struggling with a learning disorder. "I did pretty well in my life. Without being able to spell and do math or read very well....

CMW 2018 Saturday Wrap - FYI Music News
Patrick Watson (musician) | 2018-05-14 10:49

CMW 2018 Saturday Wrap - FYI Music News

Most of the revelations came from Seattle's Becker - about how she helped establish an all-ages scene; brought the different facets of police, medics and promoters together for "an honest conversation" to help fight a drug problem that was coursing through Seattle clubs, and how Seattle has devel...

Brighton Fringe Preview: Nick Cave Double Bill at The Old Market (TOM's Film Club) - The Badger
Nick Cave | 2018-05-13 04:36

Brighton Fringe Preview: Nick Cave Double Bill at The Old Market (TOM's Film Club) - The Badger

In celebration of iconic Brighton local, legendary alt-rock musician (and episodic actor) Nick Cave, TOM’s Film Club are hosting a double-bill screening of his films at The Old Market (Upper Market Street, Hove) on Monday 21st May: 20,000 Days on Earth (2014) at 7pm, and One More Time with Feelin...

Bevy Smith | 2018-05-13 01:07

Harlem EatUp! celebrating food, culture and art kicks off Monday - WABC-TV

"This year's Harlem EatUp. line-up includes: Yvette Leeper-Bueno (VINATERlA); Carlos Swepson (BLVD Bistro); Karl Franz Williams (Solomon & Kuff Rum Hall); Melba Wilson (Melba's); Leticia "Skai" Young & Chef Raymond Zamanta Mohan (LoLo's Seafood Shack); as well as Janine Booth & Jeff McInnis (Root...

Tim Robinson (comedian) | 2018-05-13 12:45

Celebrity deaths in 2018: Famous faces lost this year from Pamela Gidley to Dale Winton and Avicii - Mirror.co.uk

Harry AndersonActor Harry Anderson died on April 16, at the age of 65. "Bella Emberg(Image: Mirrorpix)Blunderwoman comedy star Bella Emberg died on January 12 at the age of 80. She found fame in the 1980s, most notably alongside Russ Abbot, with whom she shared a comedy partnership. Emberg also s...

Jack Dupree | 2018-05-12 06:00

Fantastic photos of music's greats in Huddersfield in the 1960s - Huddersfield Examiner

Eight months into the project, an eclectic variety of musical activities have emerged from wide-ranging interviews, stories and memories contributed by people who have made contact from as far away as Australia. "In the early 1960s, a few enthusiastic students from Oastler College and Holly Bank ...