Rock Hall Inductees
Chaka Khan was a long time coming. It was probably a hint of her special award when the 70th birthday exhibit was launched this spring. Also, Don Cornelius (Soul Train producer/host) won the Ahmet Ertegun Award as a major influencer. Missy Elliott and The Spinners are in.
I must have been feeling the Khan and Cornelius vibes earlier this year:
Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival
The PIJF lineup has been announced, including Nicholas Peyton, Somi and more. The chair of the August Wilson Center, Janis Burley Wilson, is excited as always about her headliners, but also says the supporting artists are off the chain.
A Celebration of Mothers
The annual Mother’s Day episode broadcasts a little early this year. If you want to save it until the special weekend, please go to the ARCHIVES for on demand when you’re ready.
The Soul Show is posting pics of your moms right up until the big day. Here’s whom I have so far: