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THE PERSUASIONS

 

BIO: A cappella singing has been part of the African-American musical tradition since the days of slavery. Despite the recent success of the hi-tech a cappella group Take 6, the tradition has suffered a st... (read more...)

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BenZel Releases 'Touch' Featuring Ryn Weaver, 11/10 BenZel Releases 'Touch' Featuring Ryn Weaver, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2014

Following the announcement of their debut EP Men, BenZel is sharing a second track from the release. Stream 'Touch' featuring Ryn Weaver here. Men is out November 10 on Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope in the U.S. and PMR/Island in the U.K. Earlier this week, BenZel debuted 'Four' featuring Juicy J a... (more...)
BenZel to Release MEN in Early Fall 2014 BenZel to Release MEN in Early Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2014

Following a year of speculation about their identity, BenZel have formally introduced themselves as the production duo of Benny Blanco and Ben Ash (Two Inch Punch). Over the last twelve months, the pair has posted a series of highly celebrated and much talked-about tracks online, including collabora... (more...)
Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College Welcomes THE HOLLOWS Tonight Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College Welcomes THE HOLLOWS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College presents The Hollows tonight, June 21, 2014, 524 West 59th Street, NYC, 10019.... (more...)
Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College to Welcome THE HOLLOWS, 6/21 Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College to Welcome THE HOLLOWS, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2014

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College presents The Hollows on Saturday, June 21, 2014, 524 West 59th Street, NYC, 10019. Show is at 7:00pm and doors open at 6:00pm. Free admission but reservations ensure priority seating. RSVP at www.thehollowsonline.com.... (more...)
John Sieger & Greg Koch Release New LP 'A Walk in the Park' John Sieger & Greg Koch Release New LP 'A Walk in the Park'
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2014

John Sieger leads one of the better resurrections in recent times, the Milwaukee-based band Semi-Twang. They recorded one album for Warner Bros in 1988 and then took a short twenty-year break.... (more...)
JOHN SIEGER & GREG KOCH's New LP 'A Walk in the Park' Out Today JOHN SIEGER & GREG KOCH's New LP 'A Walk in the Park' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2014

John Sieger leads one of the better resurrections in recent times, the Milwaukee-based band Semi-Twang.... (more...)
JOHN SIEGER & GREG KOCH's New LP 'A Walk in the Park' Out 4/1 JOHN SIEGER & GREG KOCH's New LP 'A Walk in the Park' Out 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2014

John Sieger leads one of the better resurrections in recent times, the Milwaukee-based band Semi-Twang.... (more...)
NPR Music Debuts 'Archway', Using Manhattan Bridge As An Instrument NPR Music Debuts 'Archway', Using Manhattan Bridge As An Instrument
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2013

NPR Music achieves another ambitious venture in music matchmaking, captured in a new “Field Recordings” video available today.... (more...)
Joe's Pub Hosts Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY Today Joe's Pub Hosts Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY Today
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2013

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced the Beck Song Reader Stage during Make Music New York, the annual festival of free concerts in public spaces throughout all five boroughs, today, June 21 from 11am - 7pm.... (more...)
Cameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B Lineup Cameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B Lineup
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2013

The soulful sounds of R&B will echo through New York's parks over the upcoming months as SummerStage presents soul artists both classic and contemporary at stages across the city. Highlights include Cameo as part of The Freedom Dance Party in Central Park on July 2, The Persuasions at Tappen Park in... (more...)
Joe's Pub to Host Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY, 6/21 Joe's Pub to Host Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2013

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced the Beck Song Reader Stage during Make Music New York, the annual festival of free concerts in public spaces throughout all five boroughs, June 21 from 11am - 7pm.... (more...)
Gordon Edwards and Stuff Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below Tonight Gordon Edwards and Stuff Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2013

A fundraiser for James Allen Smith will take place tonight, June 4 at 8pm at 78 BELOW. Jimmy has been hospitalized and everyone is pulling for his full recovery. In the meantime we want to take some of the stress out of his days.... (more...)
Cameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B Lineup Cameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

The soulful sounds of R&B will echo through New York's parks over the upcoming months as SummerStage presents soul artists both classic and contemporary at stages across the city. Highlights include Cameo as part of The Freedom Dance Party in Central Park on July 2, The Persuasions at Tappen Park in... (more...)
Gordon Edwards and Stuff to Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below, 6/4 Gordon Edwards and Stuff to Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

A fundraiser for James Allen Smith will take place on June 4 at 8pm at 78 BELOW. Jimmy has been hospitalized and everyone is pulling for his full recovery. In the meantime we want to take some of the stress out of his days.... (more...)
Maroon 5 to Headline 2013 Honda Civic Tour w/ Special Guest Kelly Clarkson Maroon 5 to Headline 2013 Honda Civic Tour w/ Special Guest Kelly Clarkson
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2013

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. will welcome GRAMMY award winning recording artist Maroon 5 as the headliner for the2013 Honda Civic Tour. The band will headline the 12th year of the popular concert series during the second leg of their current 2013 tour. In addition to Maroon 5, the Civic Tour will ... (more...)
David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, Now thru 2/2 David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2013

The Barns at Wolf Trap has announced its upcoming concerts, featuring singer/songwriter David Wilcox, a cappella group The Persuasions and pop-rock band Ambrosia. Details below.... (more...)
David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1/31-2/2 David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1/31-2/2
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2013

The Barns at Wolf Trap has announced its upcoming concerts, featuring singer/songwriter David Wilcox, a cappella group The Persuasions and pop-rock band Ambrosia. Details below.... (more...)
The Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the Barns The Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the Barns
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2012

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the winter/spring confirmed performances to take place at The Barns at Wolf Trap, the first scheduled for tonight, October 4 at 8 pm. This year's season features international stars from a wide array of musical backgrounds and genres, including ... (more...)
The Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the Barns The Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the Barns
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2012

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the winter/spring confirmed performances to take place at The Barns at Wolf Trap, the first scheduled for October 4 at 8 pm. This year's season features international stars from a wide array of musical backgrounds and genres, including classical... (more...)
Sleeper Agent Announce More Tour Dates Sleeper Agent Announce More Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2011

Bowling Green, KY's Sleeper Agent have announced more tour dates in support of Celabrasion, their mom+pop music debut album. The iTunes preorder for Celabrasion is now live at itunes.com/sleeperagent. Fans that preordered the album at various tour dates and directly from www.sleeperagentmusic.com wi... (more...)
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill Presents Steve Smith & The Nakeds, Keith Sweat, et al. 8/4-8/8
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2010

B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, one of the nation's most respected music venues and New York's premier home for Broadway stars and cabaret, presents its schedule of performances, with recently added or altered shows.... (more...)
B.B. Kings Blues Club Announces Their Schedule Of Upcoming Events B.B. Kings Blues Club Announces Their Schedule Of Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2010

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill is located at 237 West 42nd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) New York, NY 10036... (more...)
B.B. King Blues Bar & Grille Announces Upcoming Events, 7/12-18 B.B. King Blues Bar & Grille Announces Upcoming Events, 7/12-18
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2010

The B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, located at 237 West 42nd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) New York, NY 10036, announces its upcoming events. Tickets may be purchased via Ticketmaster - www.ticketmaster.com / 1-800-745-3000 or at the B.B. King's Box Office: 10:30am - Midnight ($2 per ticket ser... (more...)
B.B. King's Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Surprise Performances B.B. King's Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Surprise Performances
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2010

The legends of music have all come out to perform and celebrate the 10-Year Anniversary of B. B. King Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, New York City. See what's been happening at the landmark venue so far!... (more...)
'Make Music New York' Returns With Free Concerts 6/21 'Make Music New York' Returns With Free Concerts 6/21
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2010

Make Music New York, described by city officials as "one of the largest musical events in the city's history," is back for a fourth year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer. On Monday, June 21, from 10 in the morning until 1... (more...)







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