Archive for September, 2009

Dauphin County’s got soul

Roberson reaches for a fan's video camera and films himself performing. Photo by Leon Laing.

Roberson reaches for a fan’s video camera and films himself performing.

On Feb. 27, 2005, covered neo-soul singer/songwriter Eric Roberson in concert in Philadelphia. Harrisburg resident Erica Pickney told us that she also saw Roberson during a Philly concert. However, on Sept. 12, local neo-soul fans witnessed the singer without having to hop on I-76. Roberson’s concert was part of Dauphin County’s 3rd Annual Jazz Festival at Harrisburg’s Fort Hunter Park. Dauphin County also brought neo-soul duet Kindred to Harrisburg on Aug. 7. Continue reading ‘Dauphin County’s got soul’

Check out our new flyer

Special thanks to the talented Andre Bransford for designing our new flyer. Dre is the CEO of Glimpse, and he attends Millersville University. Dre has worked with other local companies, such as Keep It Movin’ Garments.

Kanye apologizes

“I feel like Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents when he messed up everything, and Robert De Niro asked him to leave…”     “That was Taylor’s moment, and I had no right in any way to take it from her.  I am truly sorry.”

—Kanye West apologizing after he interrupted Taylor Swift on stage at last night’s VMAs. Ye grabbed the mic from Taylor to show his disapproval of her winning over Beyonce in the Best Female Video category. Click here to watch video.

Blueprint in blue and white country

Yes—tickets are still on sale for the Jay-Z concert. The sale began at noon on Sept. 11. Jigga will perform songs from the Blueprint 3 album, as well as his other gems, at Penn State University on Oct. 9. The hip-hop icon moved up the release date from Sept. 11 to Sept. 8 for Blueprint 3. The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park. Click here for tickets.

Eric Roberson at Fort Hunter today

New Jersey-based singer Eric Roberson headlines the 3rd Annual Jazz Festival at Fort Hunter. The national recording artist has a velvety singing voice, and he meshes it with superb songwriting and an organic neo-soul sound. Not surprisingly, Roberson has done collabos with Philly artists Jill Scott and Musiq. Showtime: 7:30 p.m.

Pade Blog: Sept. 4, 2009

More events: September 2009

Photo of Lil Wayne in Scranton taken by Leon Laing.

Photo of Lil Wayne in Scranton taken by Leon Laing.

VH1’s Behind the Music returns on Sept. 10. So what artist did they choose for the first episode? None other than Lil Wayne. Weezy has the music industry on lock with his recording-breaking album sales from 2008 and the current hype from Young Money Entertainment all-star Drake. Behind the Music airs from 10-11 p.m. And be sure to see Young Money’s Nicki Minaj perform at The Forum on Sept. 7. See below for more info on Minaj and other local/national events for this month. Continue reading ‘More events: September 2009’