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Top 10 concert picks for Sarasota-Bradenton-Charlotte: June 10-16

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 09 Jun 2021
Joel DaSilva Band ... King and The White Stripes. 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10; Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W ... 7.30 p.m ... 9.30 p.m ... 6 p.m ... 7 p.m ... Fronted by singer Ariella McManus, the group has a sound that blends genres such as soul, blues, jazz and funk, and has headlined other local venues including Florida Studio Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
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Stern Grove returns with epic lineup that can be enjoyed in two ways

East Bay Times 08 Jun 2021
Thundercat is an amazing jazz-funk-soul bassist-vocalist who has put on four full-length studio albums, won two Grammys and collaborated with Kendrick Lamar ... with help from two of the East Bay’s best acts — funk legends Tower of Power and hip-hop great Too $hort.
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Beech Mountain Resort announces lineup for 2021 Summer Concert Series

Watauga Democrat 31 May 2021
Its six participants — Brendan Bayliss [guitar, vocals], Jake Cinninger [guitar, vocals], Joel Cummins [keyboards, piano, vocals], Andy Farag [percussion], Kris Myers [drums, vocals] and Ryan Stasik [bass] — know just how to communicate with each other onstage and in the studio.
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Motown releases new video for Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’

Detroit Metro Times 28 May 2021
She recalled her first visit to Studio A in the mid-1960s, when she was just a teenager ... I was carried in by three of the Funk Brothers, Joe Messina, James Jamerson, and Robert White.” ... On” as the title track echoed through Motown’s vaunted Studio A on the album’s 50th anniversary.
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Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On,' at 50, is still a landmark

The Oakland Press 21 May 2021
The "What's Going On" single, recorded at Motown's Hitsville USA headquarters in June 1970, set a sonic template for what was to follow — a smooth, vibey ambience created by the Funk Brothers studio band, accented by a chorus of people talking in the background, including Detroit Lions players Mel Farr and Lem Barney and the Miracles' Bobby Rogers.
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Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ remains relevant 50 years later

Chicago Sun-Times 21 May 2021
Fifty years ago, vibrating with agitation and energy, Marvin Gaye headed down the wood steps into a Detroit studio and made his anthem for the ages ... As chronicled in Michael Eric Dyson’s book “Mercy, Mercy Me,” the “weed smoke was thick” in the studio nicknamed the Snakepit as the Funk Brothers laid down the track’s instrumental bed on June 1.
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50 years after 'What's Going On,' landmark Marvin Gaye album still resonates

Finger Lakes Times 20 May 2021
to release both "What's Going On," the single, and later the album, Gaye's 11th studio album ... He's backed by the legendary Motown in-house studio band, the Funk Brothers.From ballads to protest. Martha Reeves sang backup on Gaye's first album with the Del-Phis after the studio's preferred backup singers, the Andantes, were out of town.
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Hall of Fame plays catch-up with legends of rock

Boston Herald 16 May 2021
(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP). FILE - Todd Rundgren performs in concert with Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band in Baltimore on Oct ... of ... 1 record, though he produced a couple for Meat Loaf and Grand Funk. But as a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, computer whiz, studio expert and video pioneer, he ranks as one of rock’s true visionaries ... ....
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Gospel musician Claudia Amoako preaches hope in new single

Ghana News Agency 14 May 2021
The song produced by Abi Emma at Bigrums Studio rides on a cool beat of funk reggae with a little contemporary touch of live drums and guitar making it soothing to the ears ... Below is the video of the song. https.//youtu.be/aUTI7CJ7iqY. GNA. .
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Gillmor Gang: When Doves Cry

Crunch 12 May 2021
Usually we wait a few days until a show has settled ... It also reminds me of what magic we’ve come to expect from the technology industry and its band of stars ... Prince took that studio process, the multitracking inventions of Stevie Wonder, the extra-worldly funk explorations of Hendrix, the cool mastery of Miles — and did it all ... .
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Paul Weller: ‘I’d hate to think how my health would be if I hadn’t stopped drink and drugs’

The Irish Times 12 May 2021
Its swift appearance can, of course, be attributed to lockdown restrictions, leaving Weller and his bandmates to potter about, when lockdown rules allowed, in his Surrey-based Black Barn studios. The overall tenor of the album is a mix of unsurprising soul-funk with several adroit ...
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Paul Weller: ‘I’d hate to think how my health would have been if I hadn’t stopped the drink and drugs’

The Irish Times 12 May 2021
Its swift appearance can, of course, be attributed to lockdown restrictions, leaving Weller and his bandmates to potter about, when lockdown rules allowed, in his Surrey-based Black Barn studios. The overall tenor of the album is a mix of unsurprising soul-funk with several adroit ...
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Driveway transformed into artistic play area at Peters Township school

Observer-Reporter 01 May 2021
It took a year, but finally the owner of the Bethel Park art studio Fox In a Box was able to fulfill the committee’s wishes ... Her latest endeavor is an art party bus, converting one of the sizable vehicles to what will be pretty much a portable studio, ready to travel for birthday parties, community days and other special events.
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From Eno to Dua Lipa, why musicians are fascinated by outer space

The Observer 25 Apr 2021
Brian Eno, for one, produced the soundtrack to the 1983 Apollo-programme documentary that aspired, sonically speaking, to the weightlessness of outer space, and could be found around that time eating Kraft Singles cheese slices at his Maida Vale studio as an astronaut might.
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House of Dues member David Bolton finds his home in music and psycology

News & Record 15 Apr 2021
In 2016, Bolton put out “Field Trip,” recorded at Benjy Johnson’s Earthtones Studio. Fred Wesley, who was the band leader of James Brown’s backing band JB’s and Parliament-Funkadelic trombone funk-minister, was also in the studio recording some tracks for local piano professor Dave Fox’s “The Healing Blues Project” and needed some backing.
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