Soul

25 Jan 2017

We wanna send you to see soul legend Brenton Wood!

As soon as the weather gets nice, Brenton Wood’s (born Alfred Jesse Smith) music can still be heard pouring out of cars cruising the boulevard. Yes, people still cruise. It was in 1966 that Brenton Wood’s single, Gimme Little Sign, released and hit the charts at #9 on the pop chart, #19 on

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23 Aug 2016

We wanna send you to see Otis “Straight Outta Memphis” w/ Miss Nickki

The Queen of legendary Memphis juke joint Wild Bill’s, backed by SF’s funkiest Southern soul band. Created in San Francisco, Otis shows are a modern take on the Stax soul revue that roared through Europe in 1967. The band’s raw, powerful sound combines horns, B3 organ and backing vocals in support

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12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

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10 Aug 2016

We want to send you to Jackie Mendez of Angel City Records!

Jackie Mendez is a vocalist & musician based in Los Angeles, California.  She grew up listening to a wide range of music, but it wasn’t until her introduction to Ska and Punk, mainly the British 2Tone ska revival music of the late 1970’s where Jackie took the next step and

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05 Feb 2016

The Top 7 Spots to Hear Soul Music in Oakland

Oakland’s got soul. Period. No debate necessary. Just facts on facts on facts. While there are some who still want to believe that Oakland is nothing more than the ugly step-sister to San Francisco’s glittery Cinderella, those in the know recognize Oakland for the jewel it truly is—a complex, many-splendored

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08 Dec 2014

Broke-Ass Artist of the Week: New York City’s Troy the Feminine Goddess

Brokeassstuart.com proudly presents the Broke-Ass Artists series where we give our readers an insight to the struggle of some up and coming talent in music. I met Troy while performing at Long Island University’s monthly music showcase last year presented by I.T.I.S Entertainment. The musically mesmerizing songstress was so impressive

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18 Aug 2014

Win Tickets To See: Sharon Jones + The Dap Kings

  “While many artists have come and gone, why have Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings only continued to grow steadily in popularity around the world? How can they continue to sell-out huge theaters, headline festivals, and sell hundreds of thousands of records year after year with neither major label support

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30 May 2012

FREE Dr. Mojo Band Show at Boom Boom Room

Dr. Mojo Band is, or at least should be, a well known soul and rhythm and blues band here in the Bay. Led by vocalist Kathleen Leake and Gerry Della Bona tickling the ivories, Dr. Mojo’s sound is quite groovy. On Tuesday, May 29 Dr. Mojo Band will be playing

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21 Nov 2011

Dance It Out at Toca Tuesdays at Sutra

I’m always looking for ways to work out some energy by hitting the dance floor without paying the price of my first-born child for a drink, and sometimes just dancing around my living room is not enough. So, when I feel the need to get down to some old school

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