The Cox Brothers – Loving baseball in a football town

Having grown up in the heart of Western Pennsylvania where football is king, the Cox Brothers of Beaver Falls also uniquely shared a love...

‘Real Cameo fans’ witness funk band’s first Pittsburgh visit since mid-1980s

MONROEVILLE, PA — About 1,000 “Real Cameo” fans showed up to witness the veteran funk & RnB band play their multitude of hit songs...

El DeBarge still serving electrifying ’80s love vibes

SHOWING HIS MUSICAL SKILLS—El DeBarge demonstrates his true musicality on electric keyboards during Feb. 10 show at Birchmere Music Hall. Early in his career,...

Chaka, Kool & The Gang funky-pop appeal

WASHINGTON, DC — An 80-degree, partly cloudy evening dictated what would develop into an unfergettable night of classic funk and soul music at the wooden pavillion surrounded by...

Baseball fans live on former stadium site

When James Batty sits on the deck at his apartment in northeast Baltimore, he sometimes reflects on the times when an empty baseball field...

Fourplay continues ‘Smooth Jazz’ revolution

Fourplay continues offering notes which ignited the ‘Smooth Jazz’ revolution WASHINGTON, D.C.— This writer had a recent and rare opportunity to witness the fine classical-jazzy-funky sounds...

Pirates coach Ricky White defies myth

Ricky White with Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle (Photo by Timothy Cox) BALTIMORE, Md.—For Ricky White, joining the staff of a professional athletic team is something...

JUNE IS BLACK MUSIC MONTH

WASHINGTON, DC -- In 1971, Sylvester Stewart, leader of Sly & The Family Stone, released one of his stellar hit songs, titled "Family Affair."...

Despite Frankie’s weak vocals, MAZE still ‘Silky Soul Singers’

BALTIMORE, MD -- The Sat., April 21 performance by Frankie Beverly and MAZE, was, as expected - well-received by the nearly-full Events Center at...

UMBC Makes History at NCAA Tournament

CATONSVILLE, Md. — What a weekend to remember, thanks to an historical basketball game Friday, March 16, 2018, when the University of Maryland...

CBS Sportscaster James Brown is also a minister

BALTIMORE — Minister James Brown's Message: “Break the Huddle and Run the Play.” Mention the name James Brown, and most people think of the legendary...