October 2012

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Z2 Entertainment is proud to present People Under The Stairs at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, December 29th.  Tickets go on sale Friday, November 2nd for $20.00.Los Angeles based People Under The Stairs, Double K (Michael) and Thes One (Christopher Portugal) are the most successfully independent hip hop duo in the history of Hip Hop.

Award-winning artists have recorded a tribute album for Grammy-scooping singer and activist Nanci Griffith, supporting her work against the use of landmines.Trouble in the Fields, set to be released on 6 November 2012, features 14 songs performed by an eclectic array of artists, from 60s folk revivalists, John Stewart and Carolyn Hester, to contemporary folk rockers, The Kennedys.Texas singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith has been recording since 1978. Her most recent CD, Intersection, was released this year.

Nu-Blu has embraced the Gospel tradition of bluegrass with their first all-gospel album, Nail by Nail, now available on Pinecastle Records. This special new project includes the recently released first single, “Martha and Mary” that was written by Becky Buller and Nancy Cardwell. The song debuted earlier this month at #8 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Top 20.

Booty shaking New Orleans-based funk band, Papa Grows Funk’s Needle in the Groove, released locally in New Orleans in October 2011 and nationally in January 2012 by Funky Krewe Records, has made it to the final round of voting by the Recording Academy from which the nominees for “Best Regional Roots Album of the Year” category for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be chosen.  Co-produced by New Orleans’ musical legends, Allen Toussaint<

Organ and drums duo, Billy Martin & Wil Blades, perform 11 shows this November, including dates in the southern United States and Chicago, Toronto, Canada and Mexico.

BLACK SABBATH - the band credited with creating heavy metal and one of the most influential bands of all time - today announced their widely rumored and highly anticipated reunion for their first Australian shows in nearly 40 years.Original band members - the Prince of Darkness himself: Ozzy Osbourne, bassist Geezer Butler and guitarist Tony Iommi will make a thunderous return to Australia in April 2013 for arena shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, in their first Aussie shows since 1974.Tickets for these once-in-a-lifetime shows will go on sale at midday, Thursday November 8.My