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Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

National Recording Registry To “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin Recordings Named American Treasures... (more...)
Royal Blood Wins 'Best British Group' At Brit Awards Royal Blood Wins 'Best British Group' At Brit Awards
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Fresh off winning two NME Awards last week for 'Best Live Band' and 'Best New Band', UK duo Royal Blood have won 'Best British Group' at the BRIT Awards... (more...)
Jon Stewart, Martha Redbone, Ryan Raftery and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/22 Jon Stewart, Martha Redbone, Ryan Raftery and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/22
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2015

Joe's Pub has announced its nightly performances from February 11-21, 2015. Details below!... (more...)
Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith Among  iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Nominees; Full List! Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith Among iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Nominees; Full List!
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2015

iHeartMedia and NBC announced today the finalists for the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which returns to the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 29.... (more...)
Tomas Doncker Band, IVY+BEAN, THE MUSICAL and More Set for Jan 2015 at SOPAC Tomas Doncker Band, IVY+BEAN, THE MUSICAL and More Set for Jan 2015 at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ) has announced its upcoming events for January 2015. Details below!... (more...)
The Weeknd Releases First Official Single from FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Soundtrack The Weeknd Releases First Official Single from FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Republic Records announced today that it will release the official soundtrack album for one of 2015's most highly anticipated films, Universal Pictures and Focus Features' Fifty Shades of Grey.... (more...)
Paul Jost to Launch Jazz It Up Productions' Latest Series at Bar Volver Paul Jost to Launch Jazz It Up Productions' Latest Series at Bar Volver
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Jazz It Up Productions has announced the launch of a new series of entertainment events throughout the Philadelphia region starting with JAZZ IT UP LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S EVE AT BAR VOLVER STARRING PAUL JOST. The BAR VOLVER New Year's Eve Soiree opens with Jost from 9 to 11 p.m., followed by dancing to ... (more...)
Second Wave of Acts Set for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Including LaBamba's Big Band Second Wave of Acts Set for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Including LaBamba's Big Band
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Jersey Shore legend RICHIE 'LaBAMBA' ROSENBERG, a late night TV fixture for the past 20 years anchoring the horn section in Conan O'Brien's band, will return to his roots to lead a very special version of his big band as host of the anchor event of LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 for its 15th anniversa... (more...)
Straight No Chaser to Perform Before 2015 Indianapolis 500 in May Straight No Chaser to Perform Before 2015 Indianapolis 500 in May
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser will perform "(Back Home Again in) Indiana" during the pre-race festivities for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 on May 24.... (more...)
University Glee Club of NYC to Welcome Young People's Chorus of NYC at Alice Tully Hall, 1/17 University Glee Club of NYC to Welcome Young People's Chorus of NYC at Alice Tully Hall, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

The award-winning Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) conducted by Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez will be the special guest of the venerable, all-male University Glee Club of New York City at Alice Tully Hall Saturday, January 17, at 8 p.m.... (more...)
Metropolitan Klezmer Releases 'Guys and Dolls and Bagels' for Hanukah Metropolitan Klezmer Releases 'Guys and Dolls and Bagels' for Hanukah
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER – hailed as “one of the finest American Klezmer Bands” by Songlines Magazine – continues to celebrate the holiday with the release of their fifth CD MAZEL MEANS GOOD LUCK. The record features the special Hanukah-inspired track “Guys & Dolls & Bagels”: an inspired klezmer medley ... (more...)
French Montana & Jeremih Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Tonight French Montana & Jeremih Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, recently named 'Best Live Music Venue' by Las Vegas Weekly and 'Best New Venue' by Vegas Seven, is thrilled to announce French Montana & Jeremih live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas.... (more...)
Travis Tritt, Billy Ray Cyrus & More to Join Charlie Daniels Band for 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam Travis Tritt, Billy Ray Cyrus & More to Join Charlie Daniels Band for 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

On Aug. 12, 2015, The Charlie Daniels Band's legendary Volunteer Jam, a star-studded, multi-genre musical extravaganza that has featured artists like James Brown, Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Don Henley and Lynyrd Skynyrd (to name a few), returns to Nashville. In addition to The Charlie Daniels Band, t... (more...)
So Who Were the Celebrities Singing on COLBERT's All-Star Finale? Check Out the Full List! So Who Were the Celebrities Singing on COLBERT's All-Star Finale? Check Out the Full List!
by TV News Desk - December 19, 2014

The distinguished group of celebrities ran the gamut from the fields of film, TV, theater, literature and politics. Check out the impressive list below... (more...)
ATO Records Winter Sampler Now Available via Noisetrade ATO Records Winter Sampler Now Available via Noisetrade
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

As an end of year gift to you and yours, ATO Records is offering a free download of thirteen ATO tracks, including two brand new songs from Brandi Carlile and Two Gallants.... (more...)
Metropolitan Klezmer to Celebrate Release of New Album at Cornelia Street Cafe & City Winery Metropolitan Klezmer to Celebrate Release of New Album at Cornelia Street Cafe & City Winery
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER – hailed as “one of the finest American Klezmer Bands” by Songlines Magazine – will continue to celebrate the holiday with the release of their fifth CD MAZEL MEANS GOOD LUCK. The acclaimed octet will play selections from the new recording, called “one of the best albums of 2014... (more...)
BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre Junkies BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre Junkies
by Matt Tamanini - December 18, 2014

Ok, folks. This is getting dangerous. We are now exactly one week away from Christmas, and you still haven't started finished your shopping yet. And if you celebrate Hanukah, you're in a lot of trouble! So, I decided to help you out with a list of 10 items (in no particular order) that any pop cultu... (more...)
ESSENCE Black Women in Music Honors GRAMMY Winning Singer/Songwriter Jill Scott ESSENCE Black Women in Music Honors GRAMMY Winning Singer/Songwriter Jill Scott
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

ESSENCE, the premier brand for African-American women, will kick off a year-long commemoration of the 45 th anniversary of ESSENCE magazine in 2015 with an unforgettable Black Women in Music GRAMMY Awards Week celebration.... (more...)
Mahalia Barnes to Release Album of Bette Davis Covers, 2/24 Mahalia Barnes to Release Album of Bette Davis Covers, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Powerhouse singer Mahalia Barnes, one of the most impressive female vocalists to come out of Australia, and her band The Soul Mates have teamed up with American blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa to release an album of Betty Davis covers called Ooh Yea! The Betty Davis Songbook.... (more...)
Armin van Buuren Becomes Second Most-Streamed Artist Playlist on Spotify Behind One Direction Armin van Buuren Becomes Second Most-Streamed Artist Playlist on Spotify Behind One Direction
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Yesterday, the world's biggest electronic dance music (EDM) DJ and producer, Armin van Buuren, became the second most-streamed artist on Spotify with his 'A State of Trance' (ASOT) playlist, exceeding 200,000 followers.... (more...)
Barbra Streisand, Ariana Grande & More Set for MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK on NBC Tonight Barbra Streisand, Ariana Grande & More Set for MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK on NBC Tonight
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2014

Multi Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Buble celebrates the holiday season with his fourth annual NBC Christmas special, 'Michael Buble's Christmas in New York,' airing tonight, Dec. 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT).... (more...)
Green Day, Joan Jett & More to be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Green Day, Joan Jett & More to be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its Inductees for 2015.... (more...)
SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: Major Superstars Shine as THE VOICE Crowns Season 7 Champion! SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: Major Superstars Shine as THE VOICE Crowns Season 7 Champion!
by Matt Tamanini - December 16, 2014

Today I had a lengthy Twitter discussion with a few passionate fans of THE VOICE about the increasingly complicated impact of iTunes purchases on the crowning of a champion. Unlike in previous weeks, there is no iTunes x10 bonus tonight, but the contestants will get cumulative credit for every song ... (more...)







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