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ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the country’s largest festival based on per day attendance, is heating up its already star-studded

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(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the country’s largest festival based on per day attendance, is heating up its already star-...

Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond returns to NJPAC with his new tour on Saturday, August 13th, at 8 PM.

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(Newark- New Jersey, April 26, 2022) Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond returns to NJPAC with his new tour on Saturday, August 13th, at 8 PM. The Grammy-nominated...

92nd Street Y: The Marian Anderson String Quartet on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 7:30 pm ET at Buttenwieser Hall.

Photos: 92nd Street Y\Gateways Music Festival\Wikimedia Commons

New York, NY — April 18, 2022 — The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, presents the Gateways Music...

conductor Anthony Parnther and bandleader Jon Batiste

Photos: Carnegie Hall\YouTube

On Sunday April 24 at 3:00PM, the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra—comprised entirely of professional classical musicians of African descent—makes their...

Reggae group The Mighty Diamonds’ lead vocalist Donald “Tabby” Shaw, 67, has been killed

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Reggae group The Mighty Diamonds’ lead vocalist Donald “Tabby” Shaw, 67, has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Jamaica.

The shooting, which occurred...

‘The Women Of Def Jam’ paid homage to the musical legacy of Def Jam’s iconic female artists

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Beverly Hills, CA – Monday night in Los Angeles, Def Jam Record­ings - in partnership with LUCID Motors - hosted a special evening in celebration of Women’s History Month at...

South Africa’s Kwaito Music: New Language Of The Youth

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30 years on since Kwaito hit the streets of Soweto before spreading rapidly throughout South Africa, the music genre is sure to be the 'talk of town' for many years and...

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced today the 27th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival,

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Returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019, Jazz at Lincoln Center announced today the 27th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band...

 Delvon Lamarr Organ

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February 11, 2022: Today, the Seattle-based soul-jazz groove-machine Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio released their new full length Cold As Weiss via Colemine Records. Cold As...

Gregory Porter will perform live at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, February 12 for his annual Valentine’s Day

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Gregory Porter will perform live at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, February 12 for his annual Valentine’s Day concert with Superblue: Kurt Elling featuring...

Jazz In The Gardens Musical Festival 2022

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Miami Gardens, FL– Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) has announced the 2022 lineup for the 15th anniversary of the incredibly popular jazz and R&B music festival...

ASCAP) reveals plans to celebrate this year’s Black History Month with an interactive social media campaign.

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NEW YORK, 2022 – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) reveals plans to celebrate this year’s Black History Month with an interactive social media...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Grammy Award-Winning Supergroup Earth, Wind & Fire on Tuesday, February 1

Photo: NJPAC

(Newark, New Jersey, January 31, 2022) New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Grammy Award-Winning Supergroup Earth, Wind & Fire on Tuesday, February 1, and...

Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation has announced It Was All a Dream: A Musical

The Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation has announced It Was All a Dream: A Musical, the launch of their 20th anniversary celebration, commemorating twenty years of dance, education...

92nd Street Y Announces In-Person Spring Classical Concert Season

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New York, NY — December 9, 2021 — The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, announced its spring classical concert season today.

With 18...

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