Erykah Badu coming to Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
globalnews.ca: SASKATOON – Erykah Badu and Lights will be headlining the 2015 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival. Organizers announced Wednesday the first two headliners for the 29th summertime festival, with more to come over the upcoming days.
Both musicians are scheduled to perform on the TD Mainstage at Bessborough Gardens.
Four-time Grammy winning American singer Erykah Badu will play on June 25 with a special guest.
Toronto’s Lights performs on July 3 with Dear Rouge from Vancouver and Saskatoon’s own Close Talker. Lights will be bringing her electropop-style music and is fresh off of winning a 2015 Juno for pop album of the year – Little Machines.
The 29th edition of JazzFest along the South Saskatchewan River take places from June 25 to July 5. Tickets go on sale March 31 at 10 a.m.
The Samsung Studio At SXSW 2015
DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown performs at the Everyday People Party featuring Chef Roblé at the Samsung Studio during SXSW 2015 on March 14, 2015 in Austin, Texas.
@fatbellybella: What's up AUSTIN TEJAS #SXSW2015
Jazz in the Gardens 2015
World class artists to show for two day line-up at 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival ~ Mar. 20 - 22, 2015, Miami Gardens, FL ~ More than 70,000 expected to attend
The 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival takes place Mar. 20 – 22, 2015, in Miami Gardens, FL. It is one of the most anticipated music festivals in the country. Visit http://www.jazzinthegardens.com.
The two-day lineup of world class artists represents a dynamic mix of musical genres including Jazz, R&B, Neo-soul and World Beat sounds. The lineup includes Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Run-D.M.C., Sheila E., Men of Soul‘s Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Freddie Jackson, Brian Culbertson, and the Jazz in the Gardens All Stars, Ronnie Laws, Roy Ayers, Lonnie Liston Smith, and Tom Browne; co-hosts D.L. Hughley and Rickey Smiley.Read more
The 8th Annual Roots Picnic
The Bomb Factory
THE BOMB FACTORY RETURNS!
The home, to many of us, for early 90's HipHop.
Honored to pour libation and to anoint this space...
"My TV ain't HD..."
"My TV ain't HD,
I walk out of the eye doctor's office officially in my 40's.
I adjust my head.
I refocus & I take a long, hard blink from behind my new outlook on thangs.
I don't remember ever seeing this clearly.
Hell... had I always needed glasses?
I "youngly", lean forward. I'm just in awe of the shape of it all. I scan my surroundings.
So crisp, so ..
My smile is soon replaced by a blank stare (like two dots with a line underneath) as I sais to myself, " Damn ! ... my car dirty as f..."
Then I chuckle to self while the studio audience in my head cracks the fug up, and head to Jim's car wash on Martin Luther King.
Didn't squint once.
Turns out I'm near-sited.
Broccoli City Festival 2015
Erykah Badu, Ne-Yo, ScHoolboy Q, Rae Sremmurd Added to BET Experience
A trio of Grammy-recognized performers, Erykah Badu, Ne-Yo, and ScHoolboy Q, as well as rising stars Rae Sremmurd, is confirmed to take the stage at the 2015 BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, June 25–28, 2015, BET Networks and AEG announce. Read more.