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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Release Individual Vinyl Albums from Warner Bros Records Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Release Individual Vinyl Albums from Warner Bros Records
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Six individual albums from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' Warner Bros Records catalog are now available again as stand-alone vinyl titles.... (more...)
Telemundo to Present TV Premiere of Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' at BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS Telemundo to Present TV Premiere of Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' at BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2017

Puerto Rican award-winning singer-songwriter and producer Luis Fonsi has become a global phenomenon following the record-breaking success of his new single "Despacito," which has transcended languages and cultures, broken multiple records and revolutionized the Web thanks to fans, artists and sports... (more...)
Veteran Bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge Explores Americana on 'Backwoods Glance' Veteran Bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge Explores Americana on 'Backwoods Glance'
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Blind Lemon Pledge (aka James Byfield) is taking a 'Backwoods Glance' with a new album that explores the Americana, Folk, and Country influences that are also an important part of his musical heritage.... (more...)
Australian Singer/Songwriter Paul Kelly Embarks on North American Tour Australian Singer/Songwriter Paul Kelly Embarks on North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Paul Kelly, Australia's preeminent songwriter, will spend the month of May performing intimate shows across America and Canada - his first concerts on this continent since 2013.... (more...)
JD McPherson, Lucero and July Talk to Headline Green Music Fest 2017 JD McPherson, Lucero and July Talk to Headline Green Music Fest 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce and Subterranean are thrilled to announce R&B rocker JD McPherson, alt-country rock group Lucero and Canadian alternative rock band July Talk as headlining artists for Chicago's award-winning Green Music Fest in Wicker Park, June 10 and 11, 2017.... (more...)
Swarming Branch Premieres New Single; New 'Surreal Number' Album Drops 5/26 Swarming Branch Premieres New Single; New 'Surreal Number' Album Drops 5/26
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The band's name is a reference to both the nature of its membership, which is intentionally and perpetually in flux, and its sound, which features densely worded slant rhyme over intertwining, capricious, often improvised melodies.... (more...)
Grammy Winner Le'Andria Introduces New Song and Video 'Bigger Than Me' Grammy Winner Le'Andria Introduces New Song and Video 'Bigger Than Me'
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning artist Le'Andria introduces a dose of joyful sunshine with the release of the uplifting new single “Bigger Than Me”, available at digital providers now and at radio beginning April 17th.... (more...)
Stream The Sextones New Album 'Moonlight Vision' Now Stream The Sextones New Album 'Moonlight Vision' Now
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

After dropping a few singles and a unique promotional campaign where people could call into and stream the album over thier phone, The Sextones' debut full-length release is now available to stream in HQ audio conveniently on streaming services everywhere!... (more...)
Lindsey Luff Announces Self-Titled LP To Be Released 5/19 Lindsey Luff Announces Self-Titled LP To Be Released 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Caught halfway between the earthy punch of alt-country and the dreamy swoon of folk-pop, Brooklyn by way of Memphis's Lindsey Luff tells her story on her self-titled debut LP. Listen HERE to 'Remind Me', the wistful lead single.... (more...)
The Rocketboys Return with New Album, New Label and New Tour The Rocketboys Return with New Album, New Label and New Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The Rocketboys will release their third full-length, Certain Circles, on May 12, 2017. A seasoned and cohesive collection, Certain Circles combines the grandiosity of the band's debut 20,000 Ghosts, the soul of sophomore effort Build Anyway, and a sprinkling of their 2015 EP Left | Right's pop-sensi... (more...)
Drive-By Truckers Announce Summer 2017 Tour Dates Drive-By Truckers Announce Summer 2017 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Released last fall, American Band's considerable force can in part be credited to the sheer musical strength of the current Drive-By Truckers line-up, with Hood and Cooley joined by bassist Matt Patton, keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist Jay Gonzalez, and drummer Brad Morgan - together, the longest-l... (more...)
Elvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and Roll Elvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017.... (more...)
Colter Wall's 'Motorcycle' Premieres at American Songwriter; Debut Album Out May Colter Wall's 'Motorcycle' Premieres at American Songwriter; Debut Album Out May
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Colter Wall's new song, 'Motorcycle' premiered yesterday at American Songwriter and can now be streamed/shared via SoundCloud and Spotify.... (more...)
The Weeks' 'Easy' Out Now to Critical Acclaim on Lightning Rod Records The Weeks' 'Easy' Out Now to Critical Acclaim on Lightning Rod Records
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Mississippi-via-Nashville rising band The Weeks' highly anticipated new album, Easy, is out now on Lightning Rod Records—listen here. The album is receiving early critical acclaim... (more...)
The Box Tops Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Part of Happy Together Tour 2017 The Box Tops Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Part of Happy Together Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Memphis blue eyed soul legend THE BOX TOPS celebrate their 50th anniversary and the release of their mega hit THE LETTER as a featured act on the HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2017.... (more...)
Family Quartet Group Fred Perry & Second Generation Sign Distribution Deal with Central South Family Quartet Group Fred Perry & Second Generation Sign Distribution Deal with Central South
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

It is a family affair with the quartet group Fred Perry & Second Generation. We know families that pray together stay together and, in the instance of the Perrys', families also record heartfelt songs to the Lord together.... (more...)
Shannon McNally to Release New Album 'Black Irish' via Compass Records 6/9 Shannon McNally to Release New Album 'Black Irish' via Compass Records 6/9
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

Shannon McNally's blues-Americana return, Black Irish will make you dance, break your heart, and save your soul. The album was recorded in Nashville, but its distinctive sense of place lies 210 miles west, where Memphis meets Mississippi.... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Announce 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out 5/19 Low Cut Connie Announce 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

On May 19, Philadelphia's Low Cut Connie return with their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records. The album was recorded live-to-analog tape at the legendary Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN and is now available for pre-order.... (more...)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Unveils Misfits Jerry Only's Bass and Vest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Unveils Misfits Jerry Only's Bass and Vest
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Misfits (note: the legendary punk band's first gig took place on April 18, 1977 at CBGB in NYC), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame unveils the latest edition to its permanent collection of historic punk artifacts... (more...)
Brent Cobb's 'Let The Rain Come Down' Video Premieres Brent Cobb's 'Let The Rain Come Down' Video Premieres
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2017

Of the music and working with producer (and cousin) Dave Cobb, Brent comments, “It's not as good as it's going to get. But if it's the last thing that I ever do, if I died the day after it came out, then thank God I was able to record it because the songs and the production, it was everything I want... (more...)
The Weeks' New Album 'Easy' Streaming Now on Clash The Weeks' New Album 'Easy' Streaming Now on Clash
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2017

Nashville-via-Mississippi rising band The Weeks' highly anticipated new album, Easy, premieres today on Clash listen here. Easy, the band's third album, is set for releaseApril 7 on Lightning Rod Records.... (more...)
Independent Hip-Hop Artists featured in Memphis Opera Festival Independent Hip-Hop Artists featured in Memphis Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

The independent hip-hop music tour RiverKings 2 Tour will bring a exciting addition to the 2017 Midtown Memphis Opera Festival. Memphian Marco Pave and New Orleans' Alfred Banks will offer sounds of music's youngest genre to one it's oldest styles. Alongside Pave and Banks, River Kings at the Opera ... (more...)
Lead Singer Larry Dodson Announces Retirment from The Bar-Kays Lead Singer Larry Dodson Announces Retirment from The Bar-Kays
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Larry Dodson, Sr., The Bar-Kays' lead singer, will retire at the end of the year after 47 years as the lead singer of the internationally renowned funk and R&B band. 'It has been a blastand I am fortunate to do what I enjoy for almost five decades with The Bar-Kays,' said Dodson.... (more...)
Matt Andersen Releases New Single 'Who are You Listening To' Matt Andersen Releases New Single 'Who are You Listening To'
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

To coincide with his May 2017 UK tour, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Matt Andersen will release his new single Who Are You Listening To? on Monday 3rd April – taken from his critically acclaimed album Honest Man.... (more...)
Pandora & Trey Songz Team for Tour Pre-Sale & Beats Between The Sheets Station Take Over Pandora & Trey Songz Team for Tour Pre-Sale & Beats Between The Sheets Station Take Over
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

PANDORA and Atlantic recording artist TREY SONGZ partner for a 'Beats Between The Sheets' station takeover and a series of tour pre-sales.... (more...)