Music

Adidas Collaborates with Run-DMC for Commemorative Sneaker

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia It’s been nearly 34 years since legendary hip-hop pioneers Run-DMC “walked through concert doors, and roamed all over coliseum floors,” as they performed their groundbreaking single, “My Adidas.” Now, the famed sneaker company that inspired the 1986 hit song is honoring Run (Joseph Simmons), DMC (Darryl…

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Four $10,000 Scholarships to be Awarded to College Students Pursuing Music Industry Careers by House of Blues Music Forward Foundation and Live Nation

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, and the Living Legacy Foundation, today announced its 2020 application period. Students pursuing music industry careers can apply for the college scholarship program January 13 through March 31, 2020. A total of four $10,000 scholarships will be…

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Colour of Music Festival/Black Classical Musicians Returns to Charleston Jan 29-Feb 1

The Colour of Music Festival announces the eighth annual Colour of Music Festival (COMF) January 29-February 1, 2020 at three historic Charleston locations showcasing leading black classical artists from France, Britain, Colombia, and the Caribbean. The 2020 winter Chamber Series will feature members of an ‘elite’ Colour of Music Festival Octet and Quintet group of musicians highlighting performances that include Felix…

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North Charleston to Host Annual Free MLK Jr. Tribute Concert with Lowcountry Voices on January 18

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is sponsoring the annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute concert by the popular and internationally acclaimed Lowcountry Voices on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 5:00pm. The concert, titled Hold Fast: I Dream a World, will take place at St. Matthew Baptist Church, located at 2005 Reynolds Avenue, North Charleston.…

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Quentin E. Baxter presents 2020 Kiawah Concert Series

Multi Grammy-nominated musician, producer and world-renowned drummer Quentin E. Baxter presents another amazing three-concert series at the Legends Room – Turtle Point Clubhouse located at 1 Turtle Point Lane, Kiawah Island, SC. Each concert is $25 general admission and starts at 5:00pm. A $60 three-concert package is available for a limited time. Tickets will be available at www.baxtermusic.com or…

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The National Museum of African American Music Seeks Submissions of Creative Artwork from Visual Artists

  When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) opens its doors to the public in the summer of 2020, the first-of-its-kind institution located in the heart of downtown Nashville will be home to more than 1,500 historical artifacts that reflects the development, influence, and impact of African Americans on more than 50 genres and sub-genres…

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Chaye Alexander presents Live at Boyd Plaza: A Jazzy Afternoon at the Columbia Museum of Art

The Columbia Museum of Art announces a holiday addition to its dynamic, free outdoor concert series on the beautifully renovated Boyd Plaza. The incredibly popular Chaye Alexander presents Live at Boyd Plaza returns Sunday, December 8, for a jazzy afternoon with Mike Frost and Company. Live at Boyd Plaza features an impressive group of musicians…

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