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Sheryl Crow kicks off a sizzling Atlantis Live summer
By Kernzer International
May 31, 2010 - 3:48:26 PM
Paradise Island, Bahamas - Sheryl Crow has been in the business for almost twenty years and her fusion of rock and pop was a major draw for the Atlantis Live audience. Thousands of guests at Atlantis, Paradise Island for the Memorial Day holiday weekend were in for an undeniable treat from the songstress whose hits include, “Everyday is a Winding Road”, “If it Makes You Happy” and “Soak Up the Sun”.
Crow was the perfect fit for the Memorial Day Weekend and a great opener for the Atlantis Live Summer performances which include teen heartthrob Justin Bieber (performing on June 12) and newest country music darling Taylor Swift (performing on June 19th).
Just shy of 50, at 48 Sheryl proved that she’s still got the moves and the vocal chops to stay on top of a constantly changing music industry. Dressed in a shiny black top and jean pants, Sheryl’s blond locks and newly tanned skin- thanks to glorious sunshiny weather- glistened under the stage lights.
Her timeless hits and equally dazzling personality had the audience entranced from the minute she stepped on stage. The audience went absolutely wild and screaming fans were up on their feet as Sheryl started off with her chart-topping hit, “A Change Would Do You Good.”
With a mix of electric and acoustic guitars Sheryl effortlessly performed; supported by an absolutely sensational band that included two guitarists, a top-notch drummer, and two awesome back-up singers.
Her musical skills were followed closely by her charming personality as she added a bit of humor and related well to the hundreds in the crowd at Atlantis, Paradise Island on vacation.
Sheryl’s Atlantis Live concert performance comes just as she’s about to kick off her summer tour and just before her latest album release scheduled for July.
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.Thursday May 20, 2010
[VIDEO] SNEAK PEAK OF "OUR LOVE IS FADING" FROM 100 MILES FROM MEMPHIS
[PICS] SHERYL POSTED A NEW PHOTO ON FACEBOOK
.Monday May 17, 2010
[PICS] MUSIC CITY KEEP ON PLAYIN' - PHONE BANK
Sheryl works the phone bank during the "Music City Keep on Playin'" benefit concert at the Nashville Convention center on May 16, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photos by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images
[VIDEO] "STOP" - RYMAN AUDITORIUM, NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 16
Music City Keep On Playin' - A Benefit Concert to Help the Flood Victims of Middle Tennessee.
Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee.
[NEWS] STARS HELP RAISE OVER $1,5M FOR TENNESSEE FLOOD RELIEF
By CAITLIN R. KING (AP)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singers Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum joined other entertainment stars Sunday in performing and answering phones to help raise more than $1.5 million for flood relief for Tennessee.
"If there is a silver lining, it's that the world is getting to see Nashville at its best through this tragedy," Paisley said during the telethon on the GAC Network.
Paisley kicked off the telethon with an energized version of his song "Welcome To The Future." When he finished, he looked into the audience where his wife, actress Kimberly Williams Paisley, was standing as the show's co-host.
"My wife's up there. I think it's time to start things off with a donation. We're going to donate $100,000, get it going," he said, before asking his wife with a sheepish grin, "Is that OK?"
Paisley also performed "River and Rain" and a full band version of "American Saturday Night" featuring Dierks Bentley on acoustic guitar.
Sheryl Crow took the stage to perform a new song, calling herself a newcomer in Nashville since moving here five years ago.
"I've lived a lot of different places, but I've never felt home until I lived here," she said.
Kellie Pickler, wearing an I heart Nashville flood relief T-shirt, performed her new single, "Making Me Fall In Love Again."
"I couldn't be more proud to now be a citizen of Nashville. I love it here," she said.
Lady Antebellum sang an acoustic version of their No. 1 hit "Need You Now" and later performed "I Run To You."
"Being a Nashville native, born and raised here, it's been so beautiful to see how the city has rallied together," singer Hillary Scott said. "I know we will get back to the city that we once were. I know we will."
Urban chose to do an acoustic version of The Beatles' song "Help," while his wife, Nicole Kidman watched from the side of the stage. Before performing a second song, "Better Life," Urban recounted his personal flooding experience.
"We certainly weren't spared. Our place out in Franklin, we had quite a bit of damage out there. And other than a lot of my musical equipment — which floated down the river toward Smyrna, I think is where it was seen last — it's just been a very moving experience for me," he said.
Like Paisley, the head of Taylor Swift's label, Big Machine Records CEO Scott Borchetta, donated $100,000.
All the performers also worked the phone banks. The phone lines were to stay open after the show, and the total money raised will be known Monday.
Other performers included Martina McBride, Rodney Atkins, new artist Randy Montana, gospel singer CeCe Winans, blues singer Keb' Mo', and Christian artist Jaci Velasquez.
Singer Will Hoge closed the show with a soulful performance of the song "Washed By The Water." By the end of the song, everyone was on their feet, singing the chorus, "Down here we're washed by the water, the water can't wash us away."
The concert and telethon aired live and commercial free from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on GAC.
All money will go to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. At least 2,000 homes were destroyed or damaged in Nashville by the deadly flooding that struck Tennessee May 1-2. Damages have been estimated at $1.5 billion and climbing.
Source: Associated Press
[PICS] MUSIC CITY KEEP ON PLAYIN' - NASHVILLE, TN
(photo: Kay Williams/GAC)
(photo: Kay Williams/GAC)
(photo: Kay Williams/GAC)
Backstage with Rodney Atkins (photo: Kay Williams/GAC)
Sheryl Crow has been added to Great American Country’s “Music City Keep on Playin’ – A Benefit for Flood Relief” concert and telethon, airing live Sunday, May 16, on the country television network from the Ryman Auditorium.
Stars have continued to be added this week to the expanded lineup, which now spans three hours. Also scheduled to perform are Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Keb' Mo', Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Kellie Pickler, Rodney Atkins, CeCe Winans, Jaci Velasquez, Randy Montana and Will Hoge.
Hosts for the event will be actor and Nashville native James Denton (“Desperate Housewives”) and television and film actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who lives in Middle Tennessee with husband Brad Paisley. Others involved in the show will be GAC’s Suzanne Alexander, Nan Kelley, Storme Warren and Bill Cody, Food Network’s Pat & Gina Neely (“Down Home with the Neelys”), Travel Channel’s Adam Richman (“Man v. Food”), Samantha Brown (“Great Weekends”) and HGTV’s Vern Yip (“Deserving Design”).
NASCAR drivers Tony Stewart and Clint Bowyer will also attend.
All money raised through the event will be donated to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
Celebrities will also staff phone banks during the sold-out show, which will air live 7–10 p.m. CST Sunday on GAC and at www.gactv.com/help. Phone banks will stay open when the concert re-airs on GAC at 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
People wanting to help can also donate by texting “GAC” to 501501 and $10 will go directly to the CFMT. Donations are also being collected at www.gactv.com/help.
Source: The Tennessean
.Friday May 14, 2010
[NEWS] "100 MILES FROM MEMPHIS": NEWS FROM SHERYL
[VIDEO] SHERYL CROW IS SELLING HER TENNESSEE FARM (WKRN)
Source: WKRN TV
Pretty cool, eh?
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Sheryl Crow and Keith Richards attends the screening of 'Stones in Exile' at The Museum of Modern Art on May 11, 2010 in New York City. The documentary celebrates the May 18, 2010 re-release of 'Exile on Main Street,' (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Rogers & Cowan)
.Wednesday May 12, 2010
[NEWS+PIC] ROLLING STONES WEEK: REHEARSING WITH SHERYL
Here's a couple of pics taken by Questo of The Roots:
Original caption: Sheryl Crow visits our quarters to rehearse "All Down The Line" for #RollingStonesWeek
Original caption: And on to camera check, kirk, sheryl, & the amazing doyle bramhall for #rollingstonesweek on @LateNightJimmy
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.Wednesday May 5, 2010
[PRESS RELEASE] SHERYL CROW TO RELEASE '100 MILES FROM MEMPHIS' JULY 20TH
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SHERYL CROW TO RELEASE “100 MILES FROM MEMPHIS” JULY 20th
MULTI-GRAMMY WINNER TO TAKE NEW FUNKY SOUL SOUND OUT ON THE ROAD THIS SUMMER
Santa Monica, California, May 5, 2010 – Sheryl Crow is about to unveil her soul stylings on the new studio set 100 Miles From Memphis due for release July 20th on A&M Records. Crow will hit the road with a string of June dates followed by a headlining slot on the first five Lillith Fair dates. After the release of 100 Miles From Memphis Crow will debut a new live band to take her funky new sound on the road. See below for complete list of tour dates.
Growing up in Kennett, Missouri, 100 miles from Memphis, Crow grew up listening to the irresistible soul sounds on the radio coming out of Memphis in the late 60s; Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Booker T, Aretha Franklin and early 70s; Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, Sly Stone and Aretha Franklin, all of which shaped the artist Sheryl Crow is today.
‘I feel artistically revitalized and the music feels fresh and at the same time very familiar to what I do,” says Crow in a letter to her fans posted on her website this week. “Many of my past songs such as “Run Baby Run,” “My Favorite Mistake,” “Now That You’re Gone” and others are already steeped in this style.”
Produced by the team of Doyle Bramhall II and Justin Stanley (Eric Clapton), 100 Miles From Memphis was recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York, Henson Recording in Los Angeles and Sheryl’s Nashville based home studio Cross Creek. A talented line up of musicians has recorded on the album including Tommy Simms on bass, Chris Bruce on guitar, Victor Indrizzo and Homer Steinweiss on drums and Jeff Babko on keyboards.
Since the release of her seven times platinum debut set Tuesday Night Music Club in 1993, which was nominated for five Grammys and won three, Crow has released five studio albums (each charting Top 10, four of them platinum-plus), a quadruple-platinum greatest hits collection, a Christmas album and has performed duets with musical luminaries such as Sting, Kid Rock, Mick Jagger and more. She has also been nominated for an additional 27 Grammys, winning six more. Her most recent nomination was for her sixth album, 2008’s critically acclaimed Detours. Crow saw the launch of her very own clothing line Bootheel Trading Co., is a cancer survivor and passionate supporter of a variety of environmental and health-related charities, including The NRDC, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and The World Food Program. Recently Crow has taken an interest in acting having appeared in a three episode arc of “Cougar Town” and an appearance on her friend Jerry Seinfeld’s show “The Marriage Ref.” Crow as sold more than 35 million records worldwide.
September 11 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) Venue: The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Website: www.hardrockhotel.com Opening act: Brandi Carlile
Tickets, starting at $46 (plus applicable service fees), will be available Saturday at noon at the Hard Rock Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000.
[PICS] MUSIC FOR FRIENDS - APRIL 13
McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte, NC.
.Saturday May 1st, 2010
[VIDEO] SHERYL ON THE DR. OZ SHOW - PART III
[NEWS] NOTE FROM SHERYL
I want to take a moment to update you on my new project and express my gratitude for coming with me on this long and wonderful journey of the past 17 years. I'm looking forward to many more years to come.
A little while back we re-released a commemorative set of my first record Tuesday Night Music Club. It got me to thinking that I was ready to try something a little different but still familiar and true to myself artistically. Many of my heroes have create additional artistic lanes for themselves without steering into radically different waters. The last thing any of us wants to do as we mature is to find themselves recreating their past. So, for the past several months i've been making a funky soul based record. Not like the great contemporary R+B artist like my friend Mary J. Blige, but harkening back to my influences of the 60's and early 70's. I feel artistically revitalized and the music feels fresh and at same time very familiar to what I do. Many of my past songs as "Run Baby Run,", "My Favorite Mistake", "Now That's You're Gone" and others are already steeped in this style.
100 Miles From Memphis will be the name of my new record and it makes reference to both my hometown of Kennett, Mo, and its proximity to one of music cultures historic hotbeds, Memphis, Tennessee.
Originally the birthplace of Sun Records, which brought us original blues and rock and roll as Howlin' Wolf, Carl Perkin and of course Elvis, Memphis along with Muscle Shoals, Alabama evolved into the most artistically fruitful and foundational sites for the southern soul and hard edge R+B style that permeated the 60's and early 70's.
Growing up in Kennett, in addition to nearing the country and pop sound of the era, my radio waves were within earshot of the irresistible soul sound coming out of Memphis.
The legenderay Stax and Atlantic records labels, many of which were recorded at Ardend Sound in Memphis gave us the power house music Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Booker T and the Mgs, Aretha Franklin and many others. Soul songs like "Sitting of the dock of the bay", "Respect", "Green Onions", "Knock Wood" and "Chain of Fools" were all over the airwaves and in unmistakable influence on much of the great rock of the seventies like the Stones, Allmans, Clapton whom I truly cut my teeth on.
Coming of age in the seventies and beyond, these classic soul influences filtered into the cover bands I played in alongside my rock favorites of the era. Classic soul evolved into the early 70's, and the music of artists like Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, Sly Stone and Aretha has always stayed close to my heart. They sang about the home and dreams of the future of America and played upon theme throughout the turbulent civil rights era. As you might be aware i've always felt it an important platform for artist with a public voice to speak their feelings and inform on the misjustices of any current system.
I grow up in a household in the South during a time when my father was an attoney protecting the civil right of the minority black families in our town. Songs like "Choise of Colors", "People Get Ready" and "What's Going On" resonate of this time and still have so much validity today.-
And then there was Micheal Jackson. I spent 2 amazing years singing backup and dueting with one of the musical genius of our time. Michael Jackson was the consummate amalgamation of the styles of R+B, soul, funk, blues, rock and pop. My interaction and musical education driving that time was priceless beyond words! Michael will be forever missed and truly in my heart.
My producers and collaborators this time are Doyle Bramhall and Justin Stanley. Doyle is a favorite artist of mine and a longtime friend. You might have seen him jam with us from time to time or for the last 6 years onstage alongside Clapton. Were had a blast creating this music and have recorded a bunch of original songs and a handful of cool covers as well.
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more info and will be featuring lots of behind the scenes footage and sneak previews shot during the making of the record, as well as a few other surprises.
See you soon,
Well, well, well... It would appear i'm on the same wavelenght as Sheryl :-)