SiriusXM debuts Motown and Aretha Franklin channels for Black History Month
SiriusXM is celebrating Black History Month with some new music channels which pay tribute to the Motor City. The limited-engagement channels are now streaming on both the SiriusXM satellite platform and the SiriusXM app through March 1. On top of the Motown and Aretha Franklin channels, SiriusXM has channels celebrating the music of Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, Bob Marley and B.B. The Aretha Franklin Channel (Channel 49 from Feb. 15 through Feb. 21) will feature Franklin’s iconic catalog, from her early recordings to biggest hits. King’s Bluesville Powered by The Blues Foundation (Channel 74) will pay tribute to the founding artists of blues music and other prominent blues artists.mlive.com
Outtakes: Stevie Nicks on Petty, Prince, Beyoncé and Harry
FILE - Harry Styles, right, presents a trophy to Stevie Nicks at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York on March 29, 2019. I feel like I know Beyoncé even though I really don’t know her at all. I hope you’re wrong.’ But he’s absolutely right.”_________CALL ME MAYBESpeaking of friends Stevie Nicks have been in touch with — don’t count the members of Fleetwood Mac. I’m really, really good friends with Mick,” she said. That’s really good too because that kind of keeps you in sort of that mindset also,” she said.
LEADING OFF: Wildfires darken California skies; Cole vs O's
RingCentral Coliseum stands under skies darkened by wildfire smoke before the Oakland Athletics' baseball game against the Houston Astros in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The smell of the fires wafted over the stadium as San Francisco hosted Seattle on Wednesday night and ash fell inside the ballpark this week when Oakland played. NOT SO HOTYankees star Gerrit Cole tries to end his three-game losing streak when he starts at home against Baltimore. MISSING YOUThe defending World Series champion Nationals will be without October star Howie Kendrick for a while. Last season, Kendrick was the MVP of the NL Championship Series and hit the go-ahead homer in Game 7 of the World Series.
Smoke from nearby wildfires creates eerie baseball scene
Smoke from California wildfires obscures the sky over Oracle Park as the Seattle Mariners take batting practice before their baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. By mid-morning across San Francisco Bay, the Giants Oracle Park resembled a black-and-orange horror scene. Little experiment on my behalf today.Still, the air quality was below 100 about two hours before first pitch. AL West-leading Oakland was set to face the Houston Astros, while across San Francisco Bay the Giants were hosting the Seattle Mariners. The NFL's San Francisco 49ers practiced in similar conditions at their Santa Clara facility in the South Bay on Wednesday.
University of Michigan Marching Band to perform Woodstock tribute at Saturday's football game
The Michigan Marching Band performs in Ann Arbor on Oct. 1, 2016. (Amber Ainsworth/WDIV)ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan Marching Band's performance at Saturday's Michigan football game will be a tribute to Woodstock. RELATED: Michigan's 'The Victors' named best fight song in college football historyThe "Summer of 1969" will highlight Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles and The Fifth Dimension. The show includes arrangements by the band's former director, Scott Boerma, who now directs Western Michigan University's band. Michigan will take on Middle Tennessee at 7:30 p.m. in Ann Arbor.
Classic Rock Bracket: Vote in Round 2 of Beatles region
Welcome to Round 2 of the Beatles region of the Classic Rock Bracket. You may have heard of the little band from Liverpool who rose to fame in the U.S. in the mid-1960s. More info on the Classic Rock Bracket: Crowning the best act of the iconic music eraIn the first round, the Beatles region saw a handful of upsets, including:No. Vote in others regions below:Every Monday, through the month of July, we'll advance the bracket to the next round, with a winner being announced at the end of July. Vote in Round 2 of Beatles region below:Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.