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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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John Legend to Executive Produce WGN America's Dramatic Thriller UNDERGROUND John Legend to Executive Produce WGN America's Dramatic Thriller UNDERGROUND
by TV News Desk - July 30, 2015

John Legend, an Academy Award and Golden Globe(R)-winner and nine-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, together with his Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, are on board to executive-produce WGN America's pulse-pounding thriller, 'Underground.'... (more...)
Chucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 Season Chucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The World Music Institute has announced its 30th Anniversary, 2015-16 season -- the debut season for Artistic Director Par Neiburger. Recognizing the ever-expanding nature of world music, Neiburger showcases the experimental and avant-garde along with the classic.... (more...)
Skirball and GRAMMY Foundation Announce - Celebrating Gregg Allman: Storytelling Skirball and GRAMMY Foundation Announce - Celebrating Gregg Allman: Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The Skirball Cultural Center and the GRAMMY Foundation® announce GRAMMY®-winning legend Gregg Allman, renowned founding member of the Allman Brothers Band... (more...)
Graceland Announces Elvis Week 2015 Lineup Graceland Announces Elvis Week 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced an exciting lineup of events for Elvis Week 2015 at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Held August 8-16, Elvis Week is an annual gathering of friends and fans from around the world celebrating the life and legacy of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. It has become a global p... (more...)
Elvis Week 2015 Lineup Includes Largest Ever Auction at Graceland, Online Bidding Now Open Elvis Week 2015 Lineup Includes Largest Ever Auction at Graceland, Online Bidding Now Open
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced an exciting lineup of events for Elvis Week 2015 at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn.... (more...)
Jazz is Dead, Vienna Boys Choir, THE BFG and More Set for Fall 2015 at SOPAC Jazz is Dead, Vienna Boys Choir, THE BFG and More Set for Fall 2015 at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has announced its Fall 2015 Events. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Felix Hernandez's RHYTHM REVIEW DANCE PARTY Heads to Brooklyn Center, 4/9 Felix Hernandez's RHYTHM REVIEW DANCE PARTY Heads to Brooklyn Center, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce the addition of renowned DJ/producer Felix Hernandez to its 2015-16 season, who will bring his legendary Rhythm Review Dance Party to Brooklyn Center on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8pm.... (more...)
The Diamonds' Dave Somerville Dies at 81 The Diamonds' Dave Somerville Dies at 81
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

David-Troy Somerville, co-founder and original lead singer of the 1950's rock 'n' roll vocal group The Diamonds and known to music fans around the world as 'Diamond Dave' Somerville, passed away early Tuesday morning in Santa Barbara from cancer. He was 81.... (more...)
Obituary for Dave Somerville of The Diamonds Obituary for Dave Somerville of The Diamonds
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

David-Troy Somerville, co-founder and original lead singer of the 1950's rock 'n' roll vocal group The Diamonds and known to music fans around the world as “Diamond Dave” Somerville, passed away early Tuesday morning in Santa Barbara from cancer. He was 81.... (more...)
RAEL Coming to bergenPAC, 8/19 RAEL Coming to bergenPAC, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents RAEL: The Music of Genesis, Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 at 8PM. Purchase tickets to see the music of Genesis at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.... (more...)
'Empire', Taylor Swift & 'Pitch Perfect 2' Among Wave Two Nominees for TEEN CHOICE 2015 'Empire', Taylor Swift & 'Pitch Perfect 2' Among Wave Two Nominees for TEEN CHOICE 2015
by TV News Desk - July 08, 2015

Wave Two nominations have been announced for TEEN CHOICE 2015. Television's breakout hit, “Empire,” leads with seven nominations... (more...)
The Dead Weather Announce New Album 'Dodge & Burn' The Dead Weather Announce New Album 'Dodge & Burn'
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2015

Today, The Dead Weather officially announce their new album Dodge & Burn.... (more...)
JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) Chief Executive Officer Marci Glazer announced the outstanding thinkers, writers and entertainers that will comprise the diverse lineup for the 2015-16 Arts & Ideas season.... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Announces 2015-16 Jazz, World & Pop Music Season Carnegie Hall Announces 2015-16 Jazz, World & Pop Music Season
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to a variety of exciting new projects and exceptional programming. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season.... (more...)
BWW Review: The 'Incomparable' Natalie Cole BWW Review: The 'Incomparable' Natalie Cole
by Vickie Evans - June 29, 2015

'Unforgettable', 'Incredible', 'Sophisticated Lady'...all words that appropriately describe the 'incomparable' Natalie Cole, who appeared at the Belk Theater this past Thursday, June 25. The big band sound filled the entire room with echoes of symphonic music. Impressively dressed in a white 'prince... (more...)
The Word Heads to Boulder Theater This Fall The Word Heads to Boulder Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Word featuring Robert Randolph, John Medeski, & Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson and Chris Chew of North Mississippi AllStars at the Boulder Theater on Friday, October 9th, 2015.... (more...)
Electric Youth to Play Free Summer Concerts in Norfolk and Franklin, 7/23 & 29 Electric Youth to Play Free Summer Concerts in Norfolk and Franklin, 7/23 & 29
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Following a two-and-a-half week summer concert tour of England and France, Electric Youth (EY) will perform two free outdoor concerts on Thursday, July 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Norfolk Town Hill and on Wednesday, July 29, from 6-8 p.m. on Franklin Town Common.... (more...)
Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Signs Christon Gray Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Signs Christon Gray
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA, a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records, is proud to announce the signing of celebrated writer, singer, rapper, and producer Christon Gray.  The Columbus, Ohio-based artist moves between both singing and rapping while also playing keys and w... (more...)
Leon Russell to Play Boulder Theater, 8/9 Leon Russell to Play Boulder Theater, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Leon Russell with Special Guests at the Boulder Theater on Sunday, August 9th, 2015.... (more...)
Jonny Lang and Robert Randolph & The Family Band to Play MPAC, 7/21 Jonny Lang and Robert Randolph & The Family Band to Play MPAC, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Enjoy an evening of summertime blues as Johnny Lang and Robert Randolph and the Family Band co-headline at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, July 21 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-89.... (more...)
Music Executive Edna Anderson-Owens Passes Away at 76 Music Executive Edna Anderson-Owens Passes Away at 76
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that music executive Edna Anderson-Owens, portrayed by Saycon Sengbloh in the Broadway musical MOTOWN, has passed away. She was 76 years old. ... (more...)
Janine and The Mixtape Sets Biggest US Tour to Date Janine and The Mixtape Sets Biggest US Tour to Date
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

Little Mixtape/Atlantic international recording artist Janine and The Mixtape has announced plans for her biggest US tour to date.... (more...)
CSO to Welcome The Commodores, 7/12 CSO to Welcome The Commodores, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

For three decades, the Grammy-winning, funk/soul super group The Commodores, comprised of Walter 'Clyde' Orange, William 'WAK' King, and James Dean 'J.D.' Nicholas, have remained a force in the music industry with hits including 'Brick House,' 'Night Shift,' 'Three Times A Lady,' 'Easy,' and 'Lady (... (more...)
AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Winner Michael Grimm Releases Studio Album AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Winner Michael Grimm Releases Studio Album
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2015

With his soulful voice and earthy, Southern manner, MICHAEL GRIMM charmed millions of viewers as a contestant on season five (2010) of NBC's "America's Got Talent."... (more...)
FSPA's Electric Youth to Present 'Bon Voyage' Concert, 6/20 Before European Tour FSPA's Electric Youth to Present 'Bon Voyage' Concert, 6/20 Before European Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

Electric Youth (EY) 2015, the international touring ensemble of young singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), presents a Bon Voyage concert at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)






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