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2014-02-05 12:26:14

"All We Sell Is The Greatest Feeling On Earth" LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 marks 50 years of Guitar Center helping artists make music. Continuing in this tradition, the retailer is launching a new campaign and tagline entitled "All we sell is the Greatest Feeling on Earth", a renewed declaration on the brand's mission to share that experience with the world. In an unprecedented move, the music instrument retailer announces Time Magazine's 2013 "Coolest Person...

2013-02-19 08:30:50

Nicholas David, of The Voice, joins March 9 concert at First Ave with Maya Rudolph and others; Questlove books March 8 pre-show in The Record Room following Pre-Party at SEVEN Sushi MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2(nd) Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends - Weekend line-up grows. Robert Rivkin, better known as Bobby Z the former drummer for Prince & The Revolution, and his organization, My Purple Heart, has partnered again with the American...

2013-01-22 08:27:18

featuring Maya Rudolph, Questlove and more... MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Rivkin, better known as Bobby Z the former drummer for Prince & The Revolution, and his organization, My Purple Heart, will again partner with the American Heart Association to host the "2(nd) Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends" on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 8 p.m. at First Avenue in Minneapolis, to raise heart-health awareness on the second anniversary of...

2011-08-25 09:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Music lovers can tune up for fall in Philadelphia with music festivals that feature breakout artists, innovative rockers and under-the-radar trendsetters. Here's a look at some of the city's harmonious happenings: The free and first-time WHYY Connections Festival kicks off with the Hot Club of Philadelphia playing their gypsy-jazz, along with the screening of Ken Burns' latest film Prohibition and a post-movie performance by Manu Chao. Listen...

2010-06-24 09:34:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Musical powerhouses John Legend & The Roots are presenting fans with a fiery new offering, Wake Up! The upcoming CD, being released by Sony Music on September 21, 2010, will feature soulful music from the 60's and 70's all with an underlying theme of awareness, engagement and consciousness -- effectively telling listeners to Wake Up! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100624/NY26136 ) (Photo:...

2008-06-24 02:29:55

Esperanza Spalding, a 23-year-old bassist, vocalist and composer from Portland, Ore., is so wildly talented that when her publicity material announces that she "might well be the hope for the future of jazz and instrumental music," it seems like a reasonable proposition. But Spalding, whose new album, "Esperanza," is a sprawling collage of jazz fusion, Brazilian and even a touch of hip-hop, doesn't want to be categorized just yet. "I guess you have to be in some genre because people have to...

2005-09-26 13:58:02

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Vocalist D'Angelo (real name: Michael Archer) is in a Richmond, Va., hospital being treated for serious injuries suffered during a September 19 car accident. According to a statement from the Virginia State Police, the SUV in which D'Angelo was traveling swerved off a road and into fence before flipping over. The artist was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car. According to police, it is not yet known if D'Angelo was driving;...