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THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Times Square for Music, Meals, and More THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Times Square for Music, Meals, and More
by Marina Kennedy - March 23, 2017

If you haven't been to The Green Room 42 yet, plan your visit now. Located in the heart of the theatre district at YOTEL, they offer a fantastic menu in a club setting with outstanding musical entertainment.... (more...)
VIDEO: Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa Perform Title Track to New Album 'Scared to Be Lonely' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa Perform Title Track to New Album 'Scared to Be Lonely' on TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Martin Garrix and Dua Lipa performed the title track to their album 'Scared to Be Lonely'... (more...)
YouTube/Glee Star Noah Guthrie to Release Cover Of Prince's 'I Would Die 4 U' YouTube/Glee Star Noah Guthrie to Release Cover Of Prince's 'I Would Die 4 U'
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Just seven years ago, Noah Guthrie was a high school junior, posting cover songs on YouTube from the bedroom of his South Carolina home.... (more...)
Lara Bello Releases  'Sikame' Album on Biophilia Records, 3/24 Lara Bello Releases 'Sikame' Album on Biophilia Records, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Arriving at a time of often loud, high-pitched debate, Sikame, the new recording by Spanish singer/ songwriter Lara Bello, makes a subtle but powerful statement about borders and immigrants.... (more...)
Lincoln Center Festival to 'Cross Borders' with 2017 Lineup Lincoln Center Festival to 'Cross Borders' with 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Nigel Redden, Lincoln Center Festival Director, today announced the lineup for the 2017 Festival, which runs from July 10 to 30.  This summer, in its 22nd season, the Festival continues to accentuate its mission of globalism by inviting to Lincoln Center artists and companies from many parts of the ... (more...)
Susto Adds New Dates to Headline Tour; '& I'm Fine Today' Out Now Susto Adds New Dates to Headline Tour; '& I'm Fine Today' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Charleston-based SUSTO (pronounced “soos-toh”) adds new dates in Chicago, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and more to their extensive headlining tour.... (more...)
VIDEO: Gary Clark Jr. Performs 'Our Love' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Gary Clark Jr. Performs 'Our Love' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Gary Clark Jr. performed 'Our Love' off his new live album 'Gary Clark Jr. Live/ North America 2016'.... (more...)
Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at ... (more...)
SXSW 2017 COVERAGE: AVETT BROTHERS and Documentary MAY IT LAST SXSW 2017 COVERAGE: AVETT BROTHERS and Documentary MAY IT LAST
by Kathy Strain - March 21, 2017

SXSW saw a lot of opportunities for new films and documentaries to be premiered. One in particular was a documentary called MAY IT LAST: A PORTRAIT OF THE AVETT BROTHERS that explored the Avett Brothers' journey into making their latest album that was recently released called “True Sadness.” In crea... (more...)
VIDEO: Songwriter Julia Michaels Makes TV Debut Performing 'Issues' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Songwriter Julia Michaels Makes TV Debut Performing 'Issues' on TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, songwriter Julia Michaels made her TV debut performing her first solo single, 'Issues'. Watch the appearance below!... (more...)
Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April.... (more...)
Morgan Heritage's New Album, 'Avrakedabra' Out 5/19, Pre-Order Available Now Morgan Heritage's New Album, 'Avrakedabra' Out 5/19, Pre-Order Available Now
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

In the wake of their historical GRAMMY win for Best Reggae Album as the Producer and Artist for “Strictly Roots”, which was released under their own independent label CTBC Music Group, the Iconic GRAMMY Award-Winning cultured driven band has managed yet again to deliver another classic album.... (more...)
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2016-17 Jazz series on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8pm with Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet.... (more...)
Brooke Moriber Releases New Single 'For The Gold' ft. Sky Katz Brooke Moriber Releases New Single 'For The Gold' ft. Sky Katz
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

This St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17th you won't need to follow the rainbow “For The Gold” on the other side as singer/songwriter, rocker, and Broadway sensation Brooke Moriber releases another brand new single!... (more...)
VIDEO: Kate Tempest Performs 'Europe Is Lost' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Kate Tempest Performs 'Europe Is Lost' on TONIGHT SHOW
by - March 17, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Kate Tempest performed 'Europe Is Lost' off her album "Let Them Eat Chaos." Watch the appearance below!... (more...)
Americana Roots Rock Artist Rod Melancon Announces New Album 'Southern Gothic' Americana Roots Rock Artist Rod Melancon Announces New Album 'Southern Gothic'
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Americana roots rock artist ROD MELANCON announces his new 10-track album SOUTHERN GOTHIC is set for release on Friday, June 16 via Blue Elan Record... (more...)
NRA Country Names Aaron Watson as Featured Artist NRA Country Names Aaron Watson as Featured Artist
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Unstoppable independent country artist AARON WATSON has been chosen as NRA Country's Featured Artist for March.... (more...)
VIDEO: Khalid Makes TV Debut Performing 'Location' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Khalid Makes TV Debut Performing 'Location' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Khalid made his television debut performing 'Location' off his debut album 'American Teen.'... (more...)
Musicians Noriko Kamo, Leon Gurvitch, Ned Otter Jazz Quartet to Perform at Stella Adler Studio Musicians Noriko Kamo, Leon Gurvitch, Ned Otter Jazz Quartet to Perform at Stella Adler Studio
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has announced Embracing Compassion Week (March 20 - 24), which will include several events and performances at the Studio and coincides with the Studio's participation in the Embracing Compassion - Lives of the Dalai Lama exhibition, an international project honorin... (more...)
Ravina Announces 2017 Summer Season Ravina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - March 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium. ... (more...)
Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Stone is the consummate collaborator, unearthing musical artifacts and magnetizing extraordinary artists to help rekindle these understudied sounds. He is a passionate educator and producer.... (more...)
VIDEO: Adam Levine Talks 'The Voice'; Performs New Song 'Cold' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Adam Levine Talks 'The Voice'; Performs New Song 'Cold' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - March 15, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Adam Levine explains why he hasn't stopped touring since Maroon 5 began and how stupid Blake Shelton is on Season 12 of 'The Voice.' Later, Levine performed their new song 'Cold' with Maroon 5.... (more...)
Nominations Open for Fifth Annual Music Educator Award Presented by The Recording Academy Nominations Open for Fifth Annual Music Educator Award Presented by The Recording Academy
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Applications for the fifth annual Music Educator Award are currently online; to nominate a teacher, visit GRAMMYMusicTeacher.com.... (more...)
BTG to Welcome Indie-Folk Band Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds BTG to Welcome Indie-Folk Band Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents the next On The Stage Series, with indie-folk band, Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds, which features Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood of the Grammy Award-nominated band Trout Fishing in America.... (more...)
Pamela Rose to Bring BLUES IS A WOMAN to Freight & Salvage Pamela Rose to Bring BLUES IS A WOMAN to Freight & Salvage
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Pamela Rose presents BLUES IS A WOMAN, celebrating women in blues from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt and beyond. The concert and CD release party will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, 8pm at Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse. ... (more...)






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