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Archive: Tuesday July 7, 2020

Winnipeg Folk Festival - Saturday, July 11

Published 32 days ago by AJ Edmonds

While we are saddened by not being able to attend music festivals this Summer, the good news is we can virtually venture to concerts we might not normally attend! How about heading to Manitoba, Canada?

This week, the annual Winnipeg Folk Festival becomes the Winnipeg Folk Fest at Home, combining both past and new performances from Birds Hill Provincial Park on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific Time. The concert will feature past performances from Sheryl Crow, Bahamas, Arlo Guthrie, Passenger, the War and Treaty and more! Brand new appearances include Vance Joy, William Prince, Kurt Vile and the Sadie’s and Waxahatchee.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 7

Published 33 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


RINGO STARR (born Richard Starkey)

THIS HAPPENED


In 1954, By simply playing a new song that he liked by an unknown artist, WHBQ Memphis DJ Dewey Phillips became a star in his own right. That unknown artist was Elvis Presley, and the song Phillips premiered on the air was “That’s All Right Mama.”

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