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BIO: 'BB KING : The Life of Riley’ Narrated by Morgan Freeman hits UK Cinemas October 15th 2012. Joined by BONO, ERIC CLAPTON, BRUCE WILLIS, RINGO STARR and others, including appearances by KEITH RICHARDS,... (read more...)

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The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style! The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style!
by Tory Gates - September 23, 2016

“The blues will always be alive, the blues doesn't need our help.' -- Bill Wax, host of 'Roots and Fruits,' WPFW Radio, Washington, DC... (more...)
Metallica to Perform Live on The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM Channel Howard 100 Metallica to Perform Live on The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM Channel Howard 100
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2016

Howard Stern and SiriusXM announced today that Grammy Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Metallica will perform live on The Howard Stern Show on Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel Howard 100 on Monday, September 26.... (more...)
Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives & Art On NPR Music Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives & Art On NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

In two new installments of the Noteworthy video documentary series, NPR Music takes an intimate look at how artists Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton make music that millions of fans love.... (more...)
An Instant Classic Being Released For B.B. King's Birthday An Instant Classic Being Released For B.B. King's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2016

A newly released song featuring B.B. King is being released 9/16/16 for what would have been the King of the Blues 91 st birthday.... (more...)
Entertainment Icon Snoop Dogg is 'I Am Hip Hop' Award Recipient Entertainment Icon Snoop Dogg is 'I Am Hip Hop' Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2016

The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” has remained the most prominent hip hop showcase on television for ten years with its powerful performances, iconic hip hop honorees and much-anticipated cyphers.... (more...)
LAZARUS Original Cast Album to Be Released 10/21; Pre-Order Available 9/16 LAZARUS Original Cast Album to Be Released 10/21; Pre-Order Available 9/16
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2016

As the November 8 UK opening of LAZARUS at London's King Cross Theatre approaches, the cast and band of the original New York production will release their versions of the David Bowie songs from the show as the Lazarus Cast Album October 21... (more...)
Celebrity Series Announces Locations for Street Pianos Boston Celebrity Series Announces Locations for Street Pianos Boston
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2016

The sound of music will be heard all across Boston from September 23-October 10, 2016 as Celebrity Series of Boston brings back Street Pianos Boston. ... (more...)
Blues Singer/Songwriter John Hiatt to Rock the Southern October 11 Blues Singer/Songwriter John Hiatt to Rock the Southern October 11
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2016

Named “…one of rock's most astute singer/songwriters of the last 40 years” by the Los Angeles Times, John Hiatt is touring in support of his 2014 release, Terms of My Surrender. A master lyricist and satirical storyteller, Hiatt weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales of redemption, relations... (more...)
Multi-Platinum Artist and Producer DJ Khaled Named Host of  2016 Bet HIP HOP AWARDS Multi-Platinum Artist and Producer DJ Khaled Named Host of 2016 Bet HIP HOP AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2016

BET Networks scores "another one" as multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and 'Anthem King' DJ Khaled is named as host of the 2016 BET "Hip Hop Awards".... (more...)
REGINA SPEKTOR: A SOUNDSTAGE SPECIAL to Premiere on PBS This October REGINA SPEKTOR: A SOUNDSTAGE SPECIAL to Premiere on PBS This October
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2016

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist REGINA SPEKTOR –known for her chart-topping albums and soulful and evocative songs and music videos – will be featured in a new hour-long special in the popular music series SOUNDSTAGE, premiering on PBS stations nationwide beginning Saturday... (more...)
The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Tom Wurth's New Album 'A Different Soul' Features Special Guests Vince Gill & More Tom Wurth's New Album 'A Different Soul' Features Special Guests Vince Gill & More
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2016

TaDa Records has announced the release of GRAMMY nominated singer, songwriter and musician Tom Wurth's fourth studio album “A Different Soul”, which features contributions from special guests Vince Gill, T. Graham Brown, and John Ford Coley.... (more...)
'Memphis Soul Man' Marcus Scott Joins Legendary Group Tower of Power 'Memphis Soul Man' Marcus Scott Joins Legendary Group Tower of Power
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2016

Electrifying. Soulful. Compelling. These three words exemplify the sound of the new lead singer of Tower of Power, 'Memphis Soul Man' Marcus Scott.... (more...)
Ava DuVernay &  David Oyelowo Named 20th Anniversary Festival Ambassadors Ava DuVernay & David Oyelowo Named 20th Anniversary Festival Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2016

Urbanworld Film Festival announced today that critically-acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay and one of Hollywood's most sought after actors, David Oyelowo, will serve as the ambassadors for Urbanworld Film Festival's 20 th anniversary.... (more...)
STG On Sale Announcement: Candlebox STG On Sale Announcement: Candlebox
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

In a storied rock 'n' roll career of multi-platinum albums and timeless, ubiquitous radio smashes, Candlebox's sixth studio album, Disappearing In Airports, finds the renowned lineup infused with a new energy and openness. 'I want to take Candlebox into a new world, and this record is very different... (more...)
Dick Dale, Bluegrass Brunch and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club Dick Dale, Bluegrass Brunch and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below!... (more...)
James Bolden, Quinn Sullivan and ZZ Ward Sign on for ICON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF B.B. KING James Bolden, Quinn Sullivan and ZZ Ward Sign on for ICON: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF B.B. KING
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2016

B.B. King, 15-time GRAMMY winner will be honored at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sept. 1.... (more...)
R Kelly Sings National Anthem, Nails Three-Point Shot Before the Game R Kelly Sings National Anthem, Nails Three-Point Shot Before the Game
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2015

Billboard reports that R. Kelly, dressed in a turtle neck with a cigar in his mouth, showed up a bit early to shoot around before singing the national anthem at Tuesday's basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center.... (more...)
The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Today The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Today
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

JERSEY BOYS has been one of the hottest tickets on Broadway since it opened and more than 17.5 million people have seen the show worldwide. Now is your chance to see the original stars with The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as well as Tommy James and the Shonde... (more...)
Mel B Hosts VH1's BIG MUSIC IN 2015: YOU OUGHTA KNOW Tonight Mel B Hosts VH1's BIG MUSIC IN 2015: YOU OUGHTA KNOW Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2015

VH1 will bring its entire 2015 You Oughta Know class of artists together on one stage for an unforgettable night of music with 'VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know' event live from The Armory Foundation in New York tonight, November 12 at 9PM ET.... (more...)
Grammy Foundation Announces 2016 Signature Schools Semifinalists Grammy Foundation Announces 2016 Signature Schools Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2015

The GRAMMY Foundation® (www.grammyfoundation.org) announced today that 119 schools nationwide have been selected as GRAMMY® Signature Schools semifinalists... (more...)
Maroon 5 Will Return to the Road With All New Fall 2016 Tour Maroon 5 Will Return to the Road With All New Fall 2016 Tour
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award®-winning rock band, Maroon 5, announced a return to the road with their upcoming Fall 2016 tour.... (more...)
Curren$y Is Back With New Album 'CANAL STREET CONFIDENTIAL' Curren$y Is Back With New Album 'CANAL STREET CONFIDENTIAL'
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Jet Life/Atlantic recording artist Curren$y has announced the release of his hugely anticipated new album. 'CANAL STREET CONFIDENTIAL' which marks the New Orleans-based rapper's sixth full length and first major label album release in more than three years drops everywhere today, November 6th.... (more...)
The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/13 The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2015

JERSEY BOYS has been one of the hottest tickets on Broadway since it opened and more than 17.5 million people have seen the show worldwide. Now is your chance to see the original stars with The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as well as Tommy James and the Shonde... (more...)
Dopapod's 11/20 Show Moved to The Hall at MP in Brooklyn Dopapod's 11/20 Show Moved to The Hall at MP in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2015

Progressive groove quartet Dopapd has announced slight changes to their show on November 20 in New York. Originally slated for Irving Plaza, the show has been moved to The Hall at MP in Brooklyn (470 Driggs Avenue).... (more...)







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