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BIO: Official America Facebook page! Grammy-winning rock group AMERICA -- led for four decades by Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, performing over 100 live shows a year, featuring Horse With No Name, Siste... (read more...)

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Choral Chameleon Comes to Williamsburg with STORYTIME: PART TWO This May Choral Chameleon Comes to Williamsburg with STORYTIME: PART TWO This May
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Vocal music comes to indie-hub Williamsburg, courtesy of New York's Choral Chameleon ensemble, in a colorful presentation of narrative music, visuals, milk & cookies, staged in an intimate and quirky setting.... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4 Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 4 - May 10, featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra with guest vocalist Carmen Bradford, Daniel Reichard in a special Mother's Day concert, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Kimmel Center to Host Free Public Workshops from 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program, 6/19-20 Kimmel Center to Host Free Public Workshops from 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program, 6/19-20
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces series of FREE public workshops featuring the artists from the 2014-15 Jazz Residency program.  The Philadelphia community is invited to engage in the creative process of two world premieres, scheduled to be performed June 19-20 in SEI Innovation Studi... (more...)
Josh Groban to Play Providence Performing Arts Center, 10/2 Josh Groban to Play Providence Performing Arts Center, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban will perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 8P, as part of his fall North American tour in support of his upcoming album Stages.... (more...)
New Broadway Extravaganza Raises Funds for Chronic Neuro-Immune Disease Awareness Week New Broadway Extravaganza Raises Funds for Chronic Neuro-Immune Disease Awareness Week
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

This May, the critically acclaimed performers of Opera Mariposa are bringing audiences a night of musical theatre showstoppers in support of chronic neuro-immune disease awareness.... (more...)
4th Annual Asheville Percussion Festival Set for 6/19-21 4th Annual Asheville Percussion Festival Set for 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Asheville Percussion Festival is being held June 19-21, 2015 in beautiful Asheville, NC. Come enjoy a creative environment where percussionists and dancers of all traditions, from around the globe, gather to explore, create and innovate. All workshops on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be held at ... (more...)
EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett & 'Yazz' Gray to Perform at 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett & 'Yazz' Gray to Perform at 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that "Empire" recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray will perform at this year's award show for an "Empire" themed performance featuring Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle... (more...)
Sam Smith, John Legend Among Stars Set for NBC's RED NOSE DAY Sam Smith, John Legend Among Stars Set for NBC's RED NOSE DAY
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

It will be a night to remember when NBC airs "Red Nose Day," a live three-hour entertainment event on Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) featuring world-class comedy, videos produced by Funny Or Die, incredible music performances and Hollywood's biggest stars.... (more...)
Sony/ATV Signs 'Godfather of Hip Hop' Afrika Bambaataa Sony/ATV Signs 'Godfather of Hip Hop' Afrika Bambaataa
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has announced a long-term, worldwide deal ex- North America with hip hop pioneer and “Godfather” Afrika Bambaataa.... (more...)
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to Headline Salute to Sinatra and Billie Holiday Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to Headline Salute to Sinatra and Billie Holiday
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will co-headline a very special "Centennial Salute To Sinatra and Billie Holiday" Friday night May 1st at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, NJ, in suburban Philadelphia.... (more...)
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad to Release New Album 'Bright Days', 5/18 Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad to Release New Album 'Bright Days', 5/18
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

On May 18, GPGDS will release Bright Days on Easy Star Records. Like Steady, the album was recorded at Rear Window Studio in Brookline, MA, and produced by Craig Welsch (10 Ft. Ganja Plant).... (more...)
Another Finalist Elimated -Top 5 Make it to AMERICAN IDOL Tour; Harry Connick Jr. to Perform Another Finalist Elimated -Top 5 Make it to AMERICAN IDOL Tour; Harry Connick Jr. to Perform
by Caryn Robbins - April 23, 2015

With only three weeks until the finale, the pressure is on! Last night, host Ryan Seacrest revealed the AMERICAN IDOL XIV Top Five finalists - Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani, Jax, Tyanna Jones and Rayvon Owen - who are moving on in the competition and will also be on tour this summer with the 'America... (more...)
Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with author and speaker David Sedaris. In total, the 2015-2016 season will include 48 music, dance and... (more...)
Katie Vinten Promoted to Vice President, A&R, Warner/Chappell Music Katie Vinten Promoted to Vice President, A&R, Warner/Chappell Music
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Katie Vinten to Vice President, A&R. She previously served as Director, A&R. ... (more...)
Winner of Chideo's Music Competition to Record With Country Music Legend Clint Black Winner of Chideo's Music Competition to Record With Country Music Legend Clint Black
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Chideo, the charity network, and country music legend Clint Black want to find the next great American singer-songwriter, and hope to generate a whole lot of support for Rettsyndrome.org in the process.... (more...)
Pentatonix's 'That's Christmas To Me' Album Surpasses 1M in Total Sales Pentatonix's 'That's Christmas To Me' Album Surpasses 1M in Total Sales
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Pentatonix new holiday album 'That's Christmas To Me' has surpassed 1 million in total sales in the week ending Dec. 21.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - AMERICAN IDOL XIV Top 24 Finalists (Almost) Revealed! VIDEO: Sneak Peek - AMERICAN IDOL XIV Top 24 Finalists (Almost) Revealed!
by TV News Desk - December 23, 2014

AMERICAN IDOL XIV doesn't premiere until January 7th, but today, the show has a surprise for viewers as they unveil the top 24 finalists before the season even begins!... (more...)
Jim Brickman Plays the Byham Theater Tonight Jim Brickman Plays the Byham Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced Jim Brickman, the best-selling solo pianist of our time, who will once again wow audiences from coast to coast with On A Winter's Night, arriving at Pittsburgh's Byham Theater tonight, December 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.... (more...)
NBC Presents ONE DIRECTION: THE TV SPECIAL Tonight NBC Presents ONE DIRECTION: THE TV SPECIAL Tonight
by TV News Desk - December 23, 2014

NBC joins forces with multi-platinum band One Direction for 'One Direction: The TV Special,' a primetime musical event set for tonight, Dec. 23 (8-9 p.m. ET).... (more...)
SPACELAB9 Releases 'Best Of' DOCTOR WHO Vinyl Soundtrack Today SPACELAB9 Releases 'Best Of' DOCTOR WHO Vinyl Soundtrack Today
by TV News Desk - December 23, 2014

Looking for a last-minute gift for that DOCTOR WHO fan in your life? Coming today, December 23rd, SPACELAB9 are proud to announce the first ever DOCTOR WHO vinyl LP soundtrack created for North American audiences.... (more...)
Guitarist-Vocalist Waldemar Bastos Set for ARATANI World Series, 1/31 Guitarist-Vocalist Waldemar Bastos Set for ARATANI World Series, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Exiled Angolan guitarist -vocalist Waldemar Bastos makes a rare LA appearance as part of the inaugural ARATANI World series of global music and dance. The series celebrates the songs, sounds and dance of seven ensembles both local and international from Africa, India, Hawaii, Philippines, Japan, Bul... (more...)
Los Angeles Local Stagehands Union Warns Members Not to Steal on the Job Los Angeles Local Stagehands Union Warns Members Not to Steal on the Job
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Deadline writes that LA's local union - IATSE Stage Technician Local 33 - recently wrote a message warning its member stagehands at venues such as the Hollywood Bowl, CTG's theaters (Ahmanson, Mark Taper Forum) and more not to steal items from backstage.... (more...)
Christine Baranski Talks INTO THE WOODS & Reveals New Clip On GMA Christine Baranski Talks INTO THE WOODS & Reveals New Clip On GMA
by Pat Cerasaro - December 22, 2014

A new INTO THE WOODS chat and clip premiere!... (more...)
Virgin Produced Teams with Non-Profit Bridges for Music to Raise Awareness Virgin Produced Teams with Non-Profit Bridges for Music to Raise Awareness
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Electronic Music takes to the skies - at 35,000 feet - this month as Bridges For Music and Virgin Produced announce a new partnership to raise awareness for the lack of music resources in developing countries... (more...)
Boys Noize to Play Select NY, Dallas, Toronto, Miami, Toronto Shows Boys Noize to Play Select NY, Dallas, Toronto, Miami, Toronto Shows
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Boys Noize (Alex Ridha) Plays Select New Years Shows in Dallas, Toronto, Brooklyn, Miami, Mexico and Holy Ship!... (more...)







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