Blues and Soul Music Magazine

Issue 995

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SOUTHPORT WEEKENDER SPECIAL EDITION

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Blues and Soul is here for one reason; to bring you the best of what the music industry has to offer, all in one place. Stay tuned for our take on the latest news, reviews, features and live shows, sprinkled with the odd free podcast! You'll soon see there's only one bookmark you'll ever need... www.bluesandsoul.com. Destination music.B&S

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Exit Festival: Main Stage

EXIT FESTIVAL READY FOR AN URBAN TAKEOVER!

Exit is the biggest music and cultural event in South East Europe. Renowned for its diverse and adventurous line ups, 2007's event will play host to some of the finest Hip Hop, R€™n€™B, Reggae and Drum & Bass artists du

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Knaan

BBC'S WEEKEND CELEBRATION FOR 2007 WMA's

BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music Poll Winners€™ Concert 2007 and free world music events at the Barbican May 26/27...

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Andrew Hill

ANDREW HILL 1931 - 2007.

On 20th April 2007 pianist and composer Andrew Hill lost his battle against lung cancer, aged 75.

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Courtney Pine Mica Paris Amy Winehouse Tony Bennett

RONNIE SCOTTS JAZZ AWARDS 2007

And the winners are...

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Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland

KELLY ROWLAND: SINGLE BLACK FEMALE

Kelly Rowland (or Ms. Kelly as her new album is titled) boldly steps out of the shadows of Beyonce/Destiny's Child, and returns to the game, leaving the 'girl-next-door' look behind and replacing it with sexiness, confidence and most of all

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Mims Mims Mims Mims

MIMS: ALL HAIL THE SAVIOUR

He’s already created major heat with the underground bubbler ‘This Is Why I’m Hot’, and now the album follows. But hip hop’s more than a job for New York’s new hero MIMS. It might just have saved his life.

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Marley Marl

MARLEY MARL: THE INFAMOUS

The term ‘hip-hop legend’ is used far too easily nowadays, but applying such a label to New York-bred producer Marley Marl is definitely no overstatement.

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Angie Stone

ANGIE STONE: QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

Headlining Southport Weekender’s 40th Birthday bonanza is the Queen of modern-day soul. Tilt your cap please and all hail Ms. Stone…

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Full Flava: Music Is Our Way Of Life

FULL FLAVA: MUSIC IS OUR WAY OF LIFE

Birmingham’s Full Flava crew return to the fray here with a very decent set of classic soul covers. What makes it all so very decent is the strength of the vocalists and the quality of the songs...

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B&S R&B

MUTYA BUENA: Real Girl

Attempting to prove the sceptics wrong, Mutya (or Mutya Buena as she now wants to be known) defines herself on her all-new single with the continuous chant “I know exactly who I am.”

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Floridita Live London

Floridita Live offers an exciting array of live entertainment throughout the week, showcasing at least two great bands every night from 7pm and open until the early hours of the morning.

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The Good Foot: Every Friday @Madame JoJo'sThe Good Foot: Every Friday @Madame JoJo's

THE GOOD FOOT @Madame JoJo's (Every Friday 10pm-3am) Soho, London

Madame Jojo's presents one of the UK's most acclaimed DJ's, Snowboy, for a Friday night residency- 'The Good Foot' features original and authentic Sixties and Seventies Deep Funk, Soul, Rare Groove, Boogaloo, Mambo and R&B

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