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EXCLUSIVE: Esmée Denters and Justin Timberlake on Set of “Love Dealer”

Esmée Denters is undoubtedly on her way to musical stardom, with her debut album filled with songs she co-wrote with a host of top-notch hit-making producers. Esmée is one of the first artists signed to Justin Timberlake’s Interscope imprint Tennman Records, but a mere two years ago, this Dutch 20-year-old was just a pancake house […]

Dolly Parton: Silver Threads and Golden Needles Stitch a Lasting Dollywood Dream

With Dolly Parton these days, the value of gold and silver is surely at an all-time high.  First, there’s the fact she’s been in entertainment for 50 years and earned 45 Grammy Award nominations and seven wins (that’s golden).  She’s also a mere six years short of her 50th wedding anniversary in an industry where 50 months is […]

B.B. King Blues Club NYC Schedule of Upcoming Events

May 3 Studio 54 Revisited – That 70’s Band May 4 MAC Awards May 6 Eddie Santiago May 7 Ottmar Liebert (Early) May 7 EPMD (Late) May 8 Sublime Tribute: Badfish May 9 Nancy Wilson – Mother’s Day Show May 10 ELP Tribute Project May 12 HSBC Jazz Festival: Patti Austin May 13 Hubert Sumlin May 14 Vonda Shepard May 14 Chrisette Michele – After Epiphany CD […]

Annie Potts: Designing Yet Another Career Plan

Source: Courtesy of Crown Features Syndicate™ “Whew, whoa!” Annie Potts blurts into the telephone before she even has a chance to say “Hello” to a new acquaintance.  “Something just swept in front of me that was a little freaky. I’m not really sure what it was.  I’m in this swirl of activity right now, and a new swirl […]

BADABING! Big Pussy’s New Rat Pack Revue Is A “Hit”!

(Photos):  Courtesy of Bobby Bank/WireImage/ David Salidor company by Anne M. Raso We were lucky enough to check out Big Pussy’s New Rat Pack Revue at the Gramercy Theater this past Monday night and while it was reminiscent of the original Rat Pack–with plenty of clowning and friends milling about on bar stools at the edge […]

In Retro:The Runaways at CBGB’s and Palladium, 1976-78

Source: http://ffanzeen.blogspot.com/ FFanzeen: Rock’n’Roll Attitude With Integrity FFotos (c) Robert Barry Francos I was interested in seeing the “Queens of Noise” (as opposed to the noise of Queens) when they played in New York City for the first time, in 1976. The five barely-post-adolescent The Runaways were scheduled to play CBGB. Their self-titled album was rocking, but was […]

Sunset Strip Music Festival To Honor Slash August 26

Legendary guitarist SLASH will be honored at the third annual SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL (SSMF). SSMF will celebrate Slash, who is synonymous with The Sunset Strip, for his contributions to the history of The Strip as well as the music industry. The tribute event kicks off the three-day music fest and honors icons who have made an impact on […]

2010 Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Images:Anne Raso and Courtesy of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2010 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION PRESS ROOM REPORT! The R&R Hall Of Fame press room is always full of surprises from how great (or bad) an artist looks to  dumb questions from quite a few interviewers. The Mac Wire was […]

R.E.M. – There’s No Comparison

A Look Back at…. FFanzeen: Rock’n’ Roll Attitude With Integrity Text by Julia Masi, intro by Robert Barry Francos Interview © 1983; RBF intro © 2010 by FFanzeen Images from the Internet  The following article and interview with R.E.M. was originally published in FFanzeen magazine, issue #10, in 1983. It was written by Julia Masi. As far as […]

GOLDMINE: RONNIE SPECTOR: THE BAD GIRL TELLS HER STORY

Source: Our Friends at Goldmine Magazine December 18, 2009 by  Peter Lindblad (Susann Blond Inc.) Outside of her window, the mean streets of Spanish Harlem promised danger. Safely tucked away inside her grandmother’s house, a young Veronica Yvette “Ronnie” Bennett, the future Ronnie Spector, had a birds-eye view of the tough-looking girls that loitered on the […]

GREEN DAY SWEEP ROLLING STONE’S DECADE-END READERS’ POLL

Reprise Records’ Green Day have swept Rolling Stone magazine’s decade-end Readers’ Poll, taking top honors in three categories including being voted the No. 1 Artist of the Decade, beating out Radiohead, U2, Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Jay-Z, and many others. This year’s poll was conducted on Rollingstone.com. The magazine’s readers also chose Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning 2004 album American Idiot the No. 1 […]

Monkee Micky Dolenz in West End Musical Hairspray

Image: Courtesy of London’s West End/TheImproper   Micky Dolenz, child television actor and star of a 1980s sit-com about a fictional band called, “The Monkees,” is heading to London’s West End, where he will appear in the hit musicalHairspray, TheImproper has learned. The musical has had a hugely successful three-year run at theShaftesbury Theatre. Dolenz will take […]

B.B. KING BLUES CLUB + LUCILLE’S GRILL SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS for NOVEMBER 24, 2009

New Show Added:  Friday, December 4BRIAN CULBERTSON – A Soulful Christmaswith special guest MICHAEL LINGTONFile Under:  Jazz, Soul, HolidayNB:  Limited SeatingDoors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm$30 adv, $35 at doorVIP Booths available for four and six people only – Must Buy Whole BoothFour person booth :  $200  – Six person booth:  $300Inspired by his father, music educator […]

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Madonna : Madonna’s shoes raised $16,600 for Roma children Posted: 14 Nov 2009 02:55 PM PST Madonna’s one pair of designer shoes reportedly fetched about 16,600 dollars for Roma children at a Romania charity auction. Madonna donated one of her favorite specially made pair of autographed designer skyscraper gold heels Christian Dior shoes to a charity […]

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Just in case you missed it… Sexiest Female Singers’ : Beyonce, Shakira, Madonna, Britney among ‘Sexiest Female Singers’ Posted: 15 Nov 2009 08:52 AM PST  Beyonce Knowles, Shakira, Madonna and Britney Spears have made it to a new list of ‘Sexiest Female Singers’. A website has come up with its list of the top 10 sexy […]

COMPLETE SCHEDULE FOR B.B. KING BLUES CLUB

EVERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON, join us forSTRAWBERRY FIELDS featuring members of BEATLEMANIAFile Under:  Classic Rock, Family, TributeDoors at 11:00am, Show at NoonNB:  Ticket includes All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet, Show, Tax and Tip$40 adv, $42.50 at doorSTRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. They take […]

ROCK BOOK PICK OF THE MONTH: FALL TO PIECES by Mary Forsberg Weiland

Colleage/friend/contributor Anne M. Raso writes: I am lovin’ this book. I am naturally drawn to celeb tell-all bios, but what is so refreshing about this rock ‘n’ roll bipolar personalities tale is that Mary Forsberg Weiland (soon to be the ex-wife of Stone Temple Pilots “head pilot” Scott Weiland) admits she knew better, but got […]

RECENTLY ADDED or ALTERED SHOWS at B.B. King Blues Club

DJ Added: Tuesday, July 14 BARRINGTON LEVY ***- DJ ALEXANDRA RICHARDS (Keith Richard’s daughter) and SPIRITUAL REZ NB: SRO Doors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm $22 adv, $27 at door New Show Added: Friday, August 7 A Tribute to THE DOORS with THE SOFT PARADE NB: SRO Doors at 11:30pm, Show at Midnight $12.50 adv, […]

B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, NYC Annoucements

Monday, July 6 THE COWSILLS Doors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm $25 adv, $30 at door Last summer at BB King’s The Cowsills performed their first NYC show in 17 years. By overwhelming popular demand the band is returning to BB’s for an encore engagement. The real-life inspiration behind the hit television series The Partridge […]