Lisa Sullivan, Katelin Akens’ mother, holds grandson Landon at a birthday gathering on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, for Katelin’s 21st birthday. Katelin Akens would have turned 21 today. She disappeared two years ago after her stepfather says he dropped her off at the Springfield Mall to later fly back to Arizona. She came home to Spotsylvania County to meet her newly born nephew and shortly later disappeared. in honor of her family and friends released balloons on her 21st birthday at River Road in Spotsylvania, Va. on Sept. 2, 2017.
Legendary soul group Sly The Family Stone grooved and moved the audience with unfiltered funky beats and unparalleled energy at Montgomery College’s Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center in a performance which featured funky vocals, unbelievable drumming, fancy guitar playing and psychedelic soul. The show was part of a tour celebrating the group’s 50th anniversary and featured a rug-cutting set of their Psychedelic Funk classic hits.
The band, which originated in San Francisco, originally consisted of founding singersongwriter Sly Stone (71 and in semi-retirement) and his brother singerkeyboarder Freddie, keyboardist and singer Rose Stone, drummer Greg Errico and trumpeter Cynthia Robinson (she passed away November 23, 2015). Sly The Family Stone is ranked 43rd in the Rolling Stone list of “The Greatest Artists of All-Time” and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. The group has