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Google 7/17/2018 5:21:32 PM

Pittsburgh's Blues and Roots Festival returns July 21-22 - New Pittsburgh Courier


New Pittsburgh Courier

Pittsburgh's Blues and Roots Festival returns July 21-22
New Pittsburgh Courier
... Etta James, Sista Monica Parker, Bessie Smith, Koko Taylor, Dinah Washington and Marva Wright—their signature songs will be performed by local women of the blues—Nicole Beli, Joy Brown, Jeanie Shook, Freddye Stover, Stevee Wellons and Jill West.

Google 7/15/2018 2:24:22 PM

Noreen Hubbard Roberts - Standard-Examiner


Standard-Examiner

Noreen Hubbard Roberts
Standard-Examiner
December 16, 1933 ~ July 10, 2018. Noreen Hubbard Roberts, a long time resident of Ogden, UT, passed away on July 10, 2018. Noreen was born December 16, 1933, to John Hubbard and Bessie Smith in Logan, Utah. She was raised in Grace, Idaho.

Google 7/15/2018 1:11:43 PM

For Columbia singer being on the Apollo stage means more than winning famous contest - The State


The State

For Columbia singer being on the Apollo stage means more than winning famous contest
The State
The one influence that rose above the others was early blues singer Bessie Smith, who in her young days busked the streets of Chattanooga and would later become one of the highest paid black entertainers of her day despite being considered too rough of ...

Google 7/14/2018 9:25:00 PM

'My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra' is a rousing tribute to 'Ol' Blue Eyes' - Island Packet


Island Packet

'My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra' is a rousing tribute to 'Ol' Blue Eyes'
Island Packet
Take in the performances of Zachary Bigelow, who notably delivers a solid, stylish musical presence; Apryl Higgins whose presence and expression simply lights up the stage; Bessie Smith's charismatic, rich voice and easy delivery; and Jonmichael ...

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Google 7/12/2018 5:43:00 PM

Concert Lineup Announced For Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series - The Chattanoogan


The Chattanoogan

Concert Lineup Announced For Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series
The Chattanoogan
The countdown to a season of free concerts under the stars in Chattanooga is underway. Jazzanooga, along with its community partners Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, Bessie Smith Cultural Center and ...

Google 7/11/2018 2:24:43 AM

“Resurgence: A Statement Of Celebration,” Gateway Sculptures Arrive At Blue Goose Hollow Trailhead - The Chattanoogan


“Resurgence: A Statement Of Celebration,” Gateway Sculptures Arrive At Blue Goose Hollow Trailhead
The Chattanoogan
The community is invited to a dedication ceremony and celebration in partnership with the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. The event will feature a tribute to the African American history of Blue Goose Hollow with a Bessie Smith inspired performance by ...

Google 6/29/2018 6:27:02 PM

Lady Zen presents a tribute to jazz great, Bessie Smith - Vallarta Daily


Vallarta Daily

Lady Zen presents a tribute to jazz great, Bessie Smith
Vallarta Daily
Lady Zen will present 2 shows celebrating the life and music of jazz great, Bessie Smith, on Saturday, June 23rd at 6 pm and 10 pm. As both a poet and a singer, Lady Zen possesses the powerful voice of a mezzo-soprano and the excitement of a brilliant ...

Google 6/21/2018 2:59:40 AM

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