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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, 11/10BenZel Releases 'Touch' Featuring Ryn Weaver, 11/10
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... (more...)


BenZel to Release MEN in Early Fall 2014BenZel to Release MEN in Early Fall 2014
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 pa... (more...)


Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College to Welcome THE HOLLOWS, 6/21Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College to Welcome THE HOLLOWS, 6/21
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 reservati... (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'
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 TodayJOHN SIEGER & GREG KOCH's New LP 'A Walk in the Park' Out Today
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 4/1JOHN SIEGER & GREG KOCH's New LP 'A Walk in the Park' Out 4/1
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 InstrumentNPR Music Debuts 'Archway', Using Manhattan Bridge As An Instrument
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 TodayJoe's Pub Hosts Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY Today
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 11a... (more...)


Cameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B LineupCameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B Lineup
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 C... (more...)


Joe's Pub to Host Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY, 6/21Joe's Pub to Host Beck Song Reader Stage at MMNY, 6/21
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 TonightGordon Edwards and Stuff Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below Tonight
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 o... (more...)


Cameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B LineupCameo, The Persuasions, Hi-Five and More Set for SummerStage 2013's R&B Lineup
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 C... (more...)


Gordon Edwards and Stuff to Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below, 6/4Gordon Edwards and Stuff to Play James Allen Smith Fundraiser at 78 Below, 6/4
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 ... (more...)


Maroon 5 to Headline 2013 Honda Civic Tour w/ Special Guest Kelly ClarksonMaroon 5 to Headline 2013 Honda Civic Tour w/ Special Guest Kelly Clarkson
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 se... (more...)


David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, Now thru 2/2David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, Now thru 2/2
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, 1/31-2/2David Wilcox, The Persuasions and Ambrosia Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1/31-2/2
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 BarnsThe Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the Barns
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... (more...)


The Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the BarnsThe Discovery Series and More Highlight Wolf Trap's 2012-13 Season at the Barns
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 f... (more...)


Sleeper Agent Announce More Tour DatesSleeper Agent Announce More Tour Dates
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.... (more...)


B.B. King Blues Club & Grill Presents Steve Smith & The Nakeds, Keith Sweat, et al. 8/4-8/8B.B. King Blues Club & Grill Presents Steve Smith & The Nakeds, Keith Sweat, et al. 8/4-8/8
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 o... (more...)


B.B. Kings Blues Club Announces Their Schedule Of Upcoming EventsB.B. Kings Blues Club Announces Their Schedule Of Upcoming Events
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, 7/12-18B.B. King Blues Bar & Grille Announces Upcoming Events, 7/12-18
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.ticke... (more...)


B.B. King's Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Surprise PerformancesB.B. King's Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Surprise Performances
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... (more...)


'Make Music New York' Returns With Free Concerts 6/21'Make Music New York' Returns With Free Concerts 6/21
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 ... (more...)


B.B. King Blues Club Announces Upcoming Shows and EventsB.B. King Blues Club Announces Upcoming Shows and Events
June 02, 2010

Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square near Penn Station and Port Authority, The B.B. King Blues Club & Grill offers music fans a unique experience. Owned by the Bensusan Family, proprietor... (more...)








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