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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.
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Taylor, Blige to perform at the DNC

Taylor, Blige to perform at the DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- James Taylor, the Foo Fighters and Mary J. Blige have been booked to perform at next week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., organizers said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012.
By United Press International
Kennedy Center plans free concert series

Kennedy Center plans free concert series

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Washington's John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts says it is planning three nights of free concerts next month.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007.
By United Press International

Christmas Jam benefit hits 18th year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Habitat For Humanity will be the beneficiary of a long-lived charity rock show this weekend in North Carolina.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2006 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2005 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2004 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

All-star lineup for 'Apollo at 70'

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- NBC said Monday actor Denzel Washington will join singers Willie Nelson and Natalie Cole onstage for next month's "Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem."

Musicians' emergency fund faces challenges

In Greek mythology, Atlas was the man condemned to carry the world on his back. To many aging jazz musicians, and some younger in age who find themselves in a b
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2003 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

Bearden's art now inspires new music

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Saxophonist Branford Marsalis celebrates the life of painter Romare Bearden through music, coinciding with a retrospective at the National Gallery of Art.

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Lisa Marie Presley, riding high on her debut album and about to launch her first tour, is featured in a no-holds-barred Playboy interview.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Cowboy Mouth, Rosie Flores and Billy Bragg head up the star studded list of contributors to "Light of Day: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen," a benefit album for the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Kristen Ann Carr Fund, whic
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Terrapin will kick off its 2003 Summer Concert Series with Summit On the Hudson Festival, slated for May 31 and June 1 at the majestic Croton Point Park in Westchester County, N.Y.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Terrapin will kick off its 2003 Summer Concert Series with Summit On the Hudson Festival, slated for May 31 and June 1 at the majestic Croton Point Park in Westchester County, N.Y.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 8-14.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Jethro Burns, of Homer and Jethro fame, who was born in 1923; Dean Torrence, of Jan and Dean fame, in 1941 (age 62); Boston's Tom Scholz in 1947 (age 56); Swedish rap/pop singer Neneh Cherry in 1964 (age 39); and Edie Br
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Buddy DeFranco was born this day in 1923 in Camden, N.J.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

New York-based Easy Star records has released a reggae tribute to Pink Floyd's classic rock album, "Dark Side of the Moon," titled "Dub Side of the Moon." The Pink Floyd album is reimagined by the label's in-house producers, Michael G and Ticklah, a.k.a.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Sylvia Sims was born this date in 1919. The popular cabaret singer died in 1992 during a standing ovation she received at the New York cabaret scene's famed Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer June Christy, who made her mark in the Stan Kenton band, was born this day in 1925.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bandleader and trombonist Tommy Dorsey was born this day in 1905 in Shenandoah, Pa.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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