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Summer Showcase Concert Series returning to Buddy Holly Center

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 15 May 2021
19 ... This summer's lineup includes ... Element is a self-described funk band based in Lubbock. The group has opened for TK Soul, Betty Wright, Mel Waiters, Bobby Bluebland, Sir Charles, Kenny Wayne, Jackie Neal and Donnie Ray, according to the group's website ... The group's original music draws on classic rock, soul, blues and southern rock influences ... Email.
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St Vincent: Daddy’s Home – Sexuality and self-loathing

The Irish Times 14 May 2021
Marrying funk, soul and nostalgic rock, she steps away from her usual sound but, by driving a shock factor with an unusual soft touch, plays a consistent hand of contradictions.  ... Using glitchy funk to bolster her emotional dissociation, Down is a narcissistic revenge fantasy ... that Daddy’s Home is a refuge for lost souls. .
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ADRIAN THRILLS: How Paul Weller found wellness through pop

The Daily Mail 14 May 2021
Rating.. Verdict. Effortless excellence. Rating.. Verdict. Woozy 1970s homage. Rating.. Verdict. Hypnotic blues. One of the few positives of a lockdown now happily coming to an end has been its impact on pop's most restless souls ... There are guitar-driven rock songs, 1970s-style funk numbers and soulful tracks punctuated with strings and horns ... ADRIAN THRILLS.
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ARTS UPDATE

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 14 May 2021
... compositions that blend pop, jazz, funk and soul, each accompanied by visual storytelling.
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Akron Art Museum’s free Downtown @ Dusk concert series is set

Cleveland 14 May 2021
AKRON, Ohio – Akron Art Museum’s Downtown @ Dusk concert series is set to return this summer. It will take place at 6.30 p.m. Thursdays, July 8-29. The rain-or-shine series will be live as well as have a virtual viewing option. Concerts are in the museum’s Bud and Susie Rogers Garden. The schedule. July 8 ... July 15 ... July 22. Timi Funk (Neo-Soul, Blues) ... .
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What's inside? May 13, 2021

News & Record 13 May 2021
... headliner Johnny Rawls says he’s going to bring the funk and soul.
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Rock Hall adds 13 to its ranks

The Vindicator 13 May 2021
Gil Scott-Heron — The singer-songwriter delivered powerful messages over jazz, blues, soul and funk, influencing hip hop acts and other artists who tackled socio-political issues with their music.
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Upcoming shows at Stoltz Pavilion

The Star Democrat 13 May 2021
“McLean and company ooze drops of southern roots rock, blues, R&B, funk and soul out of every notethe rock & roll swagger of the Rolling Stones combined with the songwriting prowess of Ryan Adams.” -Jambase ... His blue-eyed Southern-soul vocals ooze real emotion.
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Every No. 1 song of the 1980s ranked from worst to best

Cleveland 13 May 2021
It can’t make up its mind if it’s rock (Is that a guitar solo?), funk or some low-rent form of new wave ... Bill Withers’ original “Lean on Me” is a soul classic ... Gabriel piles on the layers (a flute, organ, synth, etc.) for a song that brilliantly melds elements of dance-pop, rock, funk and soul.
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Chris Potter: Sunrise Reprise review — Coltrane-style spirituality enlivened with infectious grooves

The Times/The Sunday Times 12 May 2021
Chris Potter. Sunrise Reprise. ★★★★☆. Marius Neset. A New Dawn. ★★★☆☆Sponsored ... Harland spins subtle funk patterns as Potter exults passionately on the soulful theme ... .
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Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Stereogum 12 May 2021
... the late soul poet Gil Scott-Heron and the ancestral blues legend Charley Patton. Meanwhile, LL Cool J, another six-time nominee, is getting the Musical Influence Award, which is also going to Ozzy Osborne axe-shredder Randy Rhoads and the soul/funk/rock keyboardist Billy Preston.
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Sarah needs mad 'Dash' of votes for NJ HOF (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)

The Trentonian 12 May 2021
The New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2021 could use a taste of funk, soul, disco and gospel. In the Performing Arts list of nominations, no group nor individual embodies better those four musical genres, plus, delivers the energy and power of performance than Trenton’s own Sarah Dash ... You can only stop yourself ... What an honor.” ... L.A ... ....
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Premature Evaluation: St. Vincent Daddy’s Home

Stereogum 12 May 2021
Every St ... There’s squelchy funk synths, smoky organs, soul backup singers, the occasional psychedelic zone-out, and a trippy sitar-guitar that steals the show on a handful of tracks ... As she tries to lean into a guttural funk, yelping her way through “Daddy’s Home,” it quickly starts to feel like a bad fit for Clark’s talents. Daddy's Home [LP+] ... Again.
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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
Here we go again. a new Paul Weller album, and in its trail a stream of positivity from just about every constituent part of media, from broadsheets to blogs, from rags to Rolling Stone ... The overall tenor of the album is a mix of unsurprising soul-funk with several adroit excursions into string-enhanced ballads and kitchen-sink-drama rock-pop ... .
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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
Here we go again. a new Paul Weller album, and in its trail a stream of positivity from just about every constituent part of media, from broadsheets to blogs, from rags to Rolling Stone ... The overall tenor of the album is a mix of unsurprising soul-funk with several adroit excursions into string-enhanced ballads and kitchen-sink-drama rock-pop ... .
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