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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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Adele, Justin Bieber Among Winners of 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List Adele, Justin Bieber Among Winners of 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

The “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and TV host and international music sensation Ciara, was a must-watch night of show-stopping musical performances and exclusive television premieres from today's hottest artists.... (more...)
Anthony Strong Set for Playboy Jazz Festival, 6/12 Anthony Strong Set for Playboy Jazz Festival, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

British singer-pianist Anthony Strong will return to the US this June with a big band show at the Playboy Jazz Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday June 12.... (more...)
VIDEO: Ariana Grande Performs New Music on GMA & JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VIDEO: Ariana Grande Performs New Music on GMA & JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Pop star Ariana Grande kicked off the 'GMA' Summer Concert Series live in Central Park with a performance of the song 'Be Alright' from her new album! Check out the apperance below!... (more...)
Joe Walsh, Gary Clark, Jr. & More Set for 2016 TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL Joe Walsh, Gary Clark, Jr. & More Set for 2016 TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

As September 16-18 inches just a bit closer, the 23rd AnnualTELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL reveals its 2016 artist lineup. Tickets are on-sale now here.... (more...)
Mannheim Steamroller Announces 2016 Christmas Tour Mannheim Steamroller Announces 2016 Christmas Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller and the industry's largest independent record label, American Gramaphone, announced that his annual Christmas concert tour will begin on November 15th, 2016. Two traveling ensembles will hold performances across the country.... (more...)
Philly POPS to Present First Major Memorial Day Concert Philly POPS to Present First Major Memorial Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

On Memorial Day weekend, the POPS and the Mann Center for the Performing Arts will present Memorial Salute, Philadelphia's first major Memorial Day concert.... (more...)
Ruby Friedman Orchestra Premieres 'I'm Not Your Friend' Single Ruby Friedman Orchestra Premieres 'I'm Not Your Friend' Single
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Today, May 16, the RUBY FRIEDMAN ORCHESTRA teams with POPMATTERS.com to premiere the lead single 'I'm Not Your Friend' off their long-awaited debut roots-infused album GEM (out Friday, June 24). Click here to check it out.... (more...)
20 FEET FROM STARDOM Documentary to Screen at Boulder Theater 20 FEET FROM STARDOM Documentary to Screen at Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

20 FEET FROM STARDOM will screen at the Boulder Theater on June 3rd, 2016.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Sugar Blue Returns with New Album, 'Voyage' BWW Interview: Sugar Blue Returns with New Album, 'Voyage'
by Tory Gates - May 11, 2016

'...as Willie Dixon has said so many times, 'the blues are the roots, the rest of the music are the fruits.'... (more...)
French Montana Signs to Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records; Releases New Track & Video French Montana Signs to Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records; Releases New Track & Video
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

Worldwide platinum-selling hip-hop icon and Coke Boys music founder French Montana, one of the most prolific and instantly recognizable players in the game today with nearly 300 lead and feature appearances on singles, album and mixtape tracks and videos has officially signed to the roster of the ne... (more...)
World Music Institute to Open 2016-17 Season with King Sunny Ade at SummerStage World Music Institute to Open 2016-17 Season with King Sunny Ade at SummerStage
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

The World Music Institute (WMI) is thrilled to open its 2016-2017 season with a rare U.S. appearance by Nigerian superstar King Sunny Ade.... (more...)
Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27 Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

Frank Zappa's 3-CD Lumpy Money Project/Object set and his 2-CD Road Tapes, Venue #1 and Road Tapes, Venue #2performance albums will be reissued, and Road Tapes, Venue #3 will debut on May 27 from Zappa Records/UMe. All four titles will be available on CD and digitally.... (more...)
Drake to Launch Summer Sixteen Tour With Future and Special Guests Drake to Launch Summer Sixteen Tour With Future and Special Guests
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

Grammy® Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist Drake will launch the DRAKE SUMMER SIXTEEN TOUR WITH FUTURE AND SPECIAL GUESTS in support of his brand new album, View.... (more...)
Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Streams Full Album Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Streams Full Album
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

The Earth Wants YOU, the humor-gospel-punk album by Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, is officially streaming in full via Elmore Magazine's website.... (more...)
Ed Sheeran, James Bay Among Ivor Novello Awards Nominees; Full List! Ed Sheeran, James Bay Among Ivor Novello Awards Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the nominations for the 61st Ivor Novello Awards [The Ivors]. The Ivors will take place on Thursday 19th May at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.... (more...)
Vulture Festival Announces All-Star Lineup for May Vulture Festival Announces All-Star Lineup for May
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2016

Vulture.com, New York Magazine's culture and entertainment site, today announced the initial lineup for the 2016 Vulture Festival, a series of high-profile events celebrating the best of today's television, music, film, and more. ... (more...)
Blue Note Jazz Festival Sets 2016 Lineup Blue Note Jazz Festival Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival will take place June 1-30. Ticket information and a current schedule of events is available on the official website, www.BlueNoteJazzFestival.com. Additional performances, venues, and events will be announce... (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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