That was quite an opening of singing divas paying tribute to Aretha Franklin.
Martina McBride, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch of Florence and The Machine and Yolanda Adams taking us through a vocally high powered medley of classic Aretha tunes including big ballads Natural Woman, Think, Until You Come Back To Me and Spirit In The Dark.
Then Lady Gaga (already a Grammy winner) reiterated her desire to be this generation's Madonna with her new single Born This Way which bears an uncanny musical and melodic resemblance to Madge's "Express Yourself."To read more or comment...
Yep, that's three for Akronites.
They lost Best Rock Instrumental to Jeff Beck who's on a roll winning another Grammy.
West Akron's own The Black Keys are 2-2 at the 53rd Annual Grammy as Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach took home Best Alternative Music Album Grammy for Brothers.
The pair took the stage and quickly thanked their record label, friends family and Akron.To read more or comment...
...And the run begins!!
Michael Carney won the Best Recording Package Grammy for his art direction on The Black Keys album "Brothers."To read more or comment...
Yes, N.E. Ohio favorite and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will perform at "Da Q" on Thursday April 7.
Anyone who saw Seger's return to the road during his 2006/2007 tour, knows that the 65 year old singer's trademark, husky and soulful voice is still in great shape and the Silver Bullet Band which contained several original members was on fire.
Tickets for the show go onsale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11 for the surprisingly reasonable price of $65.To read more or comment...