Author: Lenny Barksdale

Kenny Rogers knew when to hold ‘em

Kenny Rogers knew when to hold ‘em

A decade and a half before Shania Twain and Garth Brooks started filling arenas with full-blooded country music, Kenny Rogers was doing it in the ‘70s. A pioneer in bringing country to mainstream pop audiences,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th November 2020

Which is the best Kanye West album?

Which is the best Kanye West album?

From The College Dropout in 2004 through to Donda: With Child in 2020, Kanye West has redefined the hip hop genre and has proven himself a force to be reckoned with in the world of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd November 2020

How accurate are songs about Vegas?

How accurate are songs about Vegas?

The music industry and the casino industry go hand in hand. Not only does Vegas allow both to live harmoniously, but they also work in tandem to boost the profile of celebrities and artists in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd November 2020

Five ways to earn money with music on Spotify

Five ways to earn money with music on Spotify

Music is a gift that we gave to ourselves. It is safe to assume every person likes at least some type of music. Happiness, sadness, excitement; there is a song out there for every emotion....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th November 2020

Five singing celebrities who have made a name for themselves in the gambling world

Five singing celebrities who have made a name for themselves in the gambling world

Many of us like a flutter, whether it be on the slots, placing a bet on table games in-person or online, or wagering on something that only comes around every so often, like the next...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th November 2020

How bands from the 80s and 90s stay relevant

How bands from the 80s and 90s stay relevant

Even the most successful bands from yesteryear can find it challenging to stay relevant in 2020. One of the main reasons for this is due to changes in music trends and what is popular today....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th November 2020

The K-Pop Phenomenon

The K-Pop Phenomenon

First of all, we need to explain to those who don't recognize the name that K-Pop is a short word for Korean Pop. And "Hallyu," which means, "Korean Wave," is used to describe the impact...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th October 2020

18 of the Best Ever Songs About Gambling

18 of the Best Ever Songs About Gambling

Gambling is popular, and it should not be surprising that it has gotten fair attention to songs. Yes, and some have turned out to be ultimate classics! From the likes of Gambler by Kenny Rogers...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th October 2020

Is the Super Bowl a must-watch event for music lovers?

Is the Super Bowl a must-watch event for music lovers?

The worlds of music and sport rarely collide. A vast number of concerts and festivals occur in sports stadiums because they can fit high numbers of audience members in. But the events are usually completely...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th September 2020

Amazing tips on how musicians can maximize online poker bonuses

Amazing tips on how musicians can maximize online poker bonuses

Nearly all online poker sites offer musicians with poker bonuses that encourage them to play poker games. The leading online poker sites strive to earn your business and loyalty by performing two crucial tasks. They...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th September 2020

Could We See More Music Stars Turning to the Casino Industry?

Could We See More Music Stars Turning to the Casino Industry?

When a singer or band becomes famous, they do so because of their music and the talent they have. However, as someone famous, they can then utilise that fame in many different ways. This includes...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th September 2020

How Music is Used to Set the Atmosphere at Sporting Events

How Music is Used to Set the Atmosphere at Sporting Events

The worlds of sport and music are very different, however they do have moments when they cross over. Think of the last time you visited any sporting event, can you remember if music was used...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th September 2020

Portraying Poker: Pop culture to documentaries

Portraying Poker: Pop culture to documentaries

For those who don't live near casinos and didn't grow up with friends that enjoyed the game enough to host a tournament in their basement, assumptions about poker may be informed solely by Hollywood.And given...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th August 2020

Boost Your Brain: (Actually) Fun Ways to Improve Focus

Boost Your Brain: (Actually) Fun Ways to Improve Focus

Despite all the charm, humour and intrigue they exude, our brains can be unpredictable. Concentration comes and goes, focus can slip away at pivotal moments, and our memories...well, what were we saying?The good news is...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 3rd August 2020

Music and Gaming: The Perfect Double Act

Music and Gaming: The Perfect Double Act

There was a time when the most sophisticated soundtracks that you would find on video games consisted of a series of electronic bleeps. But, just as the games have evolved to the complex and involving...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th July 2020

Michael Jackson lives in Vegas through this slot machine

Michael Jackson lives in Vegas through this slot machine

For decades, Michael Jackson entertained the world with upbeat and heartfelt music. Starting as a child in the Jackson 5, Michael was instantly the stand-out of the group and quickly ventured out as a solo...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th July 2020

The Impact of Music  - From Movies to Casino

The Impact of Music - From Movies to Casino

In the film world, music is used to enhance storytelling, set the tone of the story, evoke emotion from the viewer, and sometimes to cover up any sounds that are less than desirable...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th June 2020

Music To Your Ears: The Best Music for Meditation

Music To Your Ears: The Best Music for Meditation

Before you begin to meditate, you want to make sure that the atmosphere is perfect. You want to be in a space that allows you to go wherever your mind wants to take you, and...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd May 2020

Our favourite songs about gambling

Our favourite songs about gambling

Gambling, with its natural drama and underground appeal. has always worked excellently as a theme for song lyrics. From efforts by vintage crooners to those of Californian hardcore bands, there really is no shortage of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th April 2020

Waiting for Cannes 2020:  A look back at the flashy fashion and saucy scandals of 2019!

Waiting for Cannes 2020: A look back at the flashy fashion and saucy scandals of 2019!

Among the plethora of events which are being pushed back due to the coronavirus epidemic, Cannes' long-awaited film festival, originally due to run May 12-23, has been postponed indefinitely. Organisers are still floating the possibility...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 6th April 2020

Celine Dion - The Courage World Tour 2020 Live Review

Celine Dion - The Courage World Tour 2020 Live Review

Celine Dion is an extremely successful singer, who built her career with the best-known hits and her unique characteristics. Ever since her first show and her first single, Celine Dion has been the most demanded...

Review posted on 6th April 2020

The benefits of providing a project for free

The benefits of providing a project for free

For the vast majority of people looking to make the move into professional entertainment, the main problem is that of visibility. While established creators can launch to millions of sales, beginners might pour their hearts...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th March 2020

How dead songwriters like Michael Jackson still earn millions

How dead songwriters like Michael Jackson still earn millions

A familiar name sat atop Forbes' list of 2019's highest-paid dead celebrities when it was released in November.For the seventh consecutive year - and for the ninth time since his death in October 2009 -...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th February 2020

All About Music - Its Effects And Purpose

All About Music - Its Effects And Purpose

What is music? "Music is life", this is the answer we get from most of the people to whom this question is asked. Yes, music can change our life leaving an impact on our...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th February 2020

Most Trending Five Genres Of the Music Industry

Most Trending Five Genres Of the Music Industry

Music can be stated in terms of different styles and genres. Music genre, musical genre, musical style are all synonyms of each other. In music, genre means a musical style such as jazz, rock, salsa,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th February 2020

Kanye West has always been more than a rapper

Kanye West has always been more than a rapper

Fans may anticipate the new album of Kanye West more than general elections or even their own birthday party. Prior to the release, the crowd awaits in ave, calm before the storm. Then the day...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd January 2020

The Life and Legacy of Ozzy Osbourne

The Life and Legacy of Ozzy Osbourne

A Life in a Story: Ozzy OsbourneThis will not be a typical biography of a music behemoth.Anyone could write a chronological list of events of a famous person whose life has been in the public...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st October 2019

How the smart use of music can enhance your business

How the smart use of music can enhance your business

Music has an incredibly powerful effect on the brain. It has the power to change your mood, enhance it, make you feel things that few other mediums can or to transport us to another time...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th October 2019

How Music has Helped Yerkin Tatishev Develop Tourism in Georgia

How Music has Helped Yerkin Tatishev Develop Tourism in Georgia

This is an English translation of an article originally published in Forbes Kazakhstan.A high-class tourism project worth more than $60 million is being implemented in Georgia by Yerkin Tatishev, Chairman of the Board of Directors...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th September 2019

How has music helped the casino industry?

How has music helped the casino industry?

If you think about it, music has been associated with gambling for a number of years. Some of your favourite singers often enjoy a trip to the casino to unwind, but that's not the only...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th July 2019

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