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US celebrates Juneteenth for first time as a national holiday

The National 20 Jun 2021
Read More. 10 songs that capture the spirit of Juneteenth. from Beyonce to James Brown ... In Black Lives Matter Plaza just outside the White House, a huge gathering of Juneteenth celebrators danced to the distinctly Washingtonian "Go-go" music genre that blends funk and R&B with a unique beat style incorporating conga drums and cowbells ... .
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The Nightingale: Notes on a Songbird – an accumulating song of loss, and hope

The Irish Times 19 Jun 2021
I first encountered Lee’s work as part of an ongoing research project with my student Alexandra Duerst where we have been attempting to characterise songs across the genres – pop, progressive rock, funk, dance, tech house, and, of course, folk – that incorporate recorded birdsong (we’ve paused at around 100 songs) ... In The Nightingale.
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Legacy Village free summer concert series returns

Cleveland 18 Jun 2021
LYNDHURST, OhioLegacy Live – the free summer concert series at Legacy Village – is returning with 10 performances this summer. The mix covers a range of musical genres from rock to roots ... 11 ... All are 5-8 p.m. Saturdays.. July 10. Jump the Gun (classic rock and dance). July 17. Backtraxx (’60s to ’80s rock, Motown, disco, funk) ... 7. Discovery Band (dance) ... .
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A quiet demonstration and a long shadow

The Philadelphia Tribune 18 Jun 2021
To stay loose for the women’s 100-meter sprint at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Wyomia Tyus danced the “Tighten Up” before settling into her starting blocks. The dance song was an early funk classic by Archie Bell and the Drells, a Houston band that proclaimed with jaunty assurance, “We don’t only sing, but we dance just as good as we want.”.
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Free Outdoor Concerts on Long Island Summer 2021

Long Island Press 18 Jun 2021
Park, Merrick, July 9 Kamellot BandWalker Memorial Park, Lakeview, July 12 Blue Bayou (Linda Ronstadt tribute) – Forest City Park, Wantagh, July 13 Bad Animals (Heart tribute) – Oceanside Park, Oceanside, July 14 70’s Rock ParadeEcho Park, West Hempstead, July 15 ...
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Upcoming events

News & Record 17 Jun 2021
The event will include a bazaar with artists, vendors, food and drink, body artists, and more; two stages with music and dance; a drum circle; stilt walkers; a parasol parade; minstrels; aerialists; and a fire finale (at 9 p.m.) ... A celebration of Black women in the arts, including live painting, hip-hop, dance, music and poetry.
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Mndsgn

The Quietus 14 Jun 2021
Yet that is what New Jersey-born, LA-based jazz-funk polymath Ringgo Ancheta, aka Mndsgn, attempts on his remarkable new album ... It’s folded into tracks such as ‘Slow Dance’ ... What if the object of his affections doesn’t want to slow dance? Will that rip asunder the funk-streaked Narnia that Mndsgn has willed into existence?.
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Broadway Bucs virtual workshops for high schoolers will feature Broadway performers

Johnson City Press 14 Jun 2021
Topics covered will include intermediate to advanced singing, acting and dance techniques, as well as pre-professional and entrepreneurship master classes ... Brad Fugate, assistant professor of musical theater; Cara Harker, professor of dance; Bobby Funk, professor of acting and Herb Parker, professor emeritus of acting.
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Hall & Oates: ‘They said, Who do these guys think they are? They will never appear on TV again’

The Irish Times 14 Jun 2021
The pair met while fleeing a fight that had broken out in a Philadelphia dance hall in 1967 ... Hall, meanwhile, worked with the funk duo Chroma and appeared on the UK dance act Nero’s chart-topping debut album, and started Live from Daryl’s House, a YouTube series with a wildly eclectic list of guest performers that has proved immensely successful.
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The best albums of 2021 so far

The Observer 14 Jun 2021
Arooj Aftab – Vulture Prince. Arooj Aftab. Mohabbat – video ... LSBlack Country, New RoadFor the First Time ... LS ... The Japanese four-piece radiate cheer and their third album offers a candy-coloured retreat from pandemic bleakness with pillowy dream-pop, pep-rally electro a la Hot Chip, and harebrained synth-funk fit for a round of Dance Dance Revolution.
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University Heights brings back summer with an eclectic schedule for its Summer Concert Series: Press Run

Cleveland 11 Jun 2021
... July 15; the soulful rhythms of Carlos Jones and the PLUS Band, July 22; Old Skool, performing ’80s and ’90s hip-hop, R&B, dance, pop, rock, funk and even some disco, on July 29; Boaterhead, a six-piece band celebrating the pop sounds of the late ’70s and early ’80s, Aug.
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Daryl Hall & John Oates: ‘We had a lethal ability to experiment’

The Observer 11 Jun 2021
Hall, meanwhile, worked with the funk duo Chromeo and appeared on UK dance act Nero’s chart-topping debut album, and started Live from Daryl’s House, a YouTube series with a wildly eclectic list of guest performers that has proved immensely successful, spawning a restaurant/club in New York state.
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Banner Elk Chamber announces Summer 2021 Concert Series lineup

Watauga Democrat 10 Jun 2021
BANNER ELKThe Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the much-anticipated lineup and sponsors for this summer’s Concerts in the Park series of popular musical events ... Outstanding local and regional bands play fun dance music suitable for all ages, from Southern Rock to Oldies and Soul/Funk ... 2021 Summer Concert Schedule ... Aug ... .
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EN-RICH-MENT announces dance workshop, concert, fine arts camp

Inde Online 09 Jun 2021
Instructors and classes include Mackey Parsons, Hip Hop Around The World; Mary Vacanni, Hip Hip and Jazz; Marcellus Currence, Street Dancing; Chelsea Mae, Funk; and Zakaree Stokes, K Pop Hip Hop. Participants should bring a lunch and water bottles; and wear appropriate dance clothing and shoes.
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Banner Elk’s Summer 2021 Concerts in the Park schedule announced

Ashe Post & Times 09 Jun 2021
BANNER ELKThe Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce announced its anticipated lineup for this summer’s Concerts in the Park series of popular musical events ... Outstanding local and regional bands play fun dance music suitable for all ages, from Southern Rock to Oldies and Soul and Funk. Food vendors are on-site and there is a raffle to support the series.
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