The South Austin Moonlighters to Release New Album 'Ghost Of A Small Town' in July
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016
On July 12 The South Austin Moonlighters will be releasing 'Ghost of a Small Town,' which features 13 brand new songs including their new single 'You, Love and Me.' The album will be available on iTunes, on their website (www.southaustinmoonlighters.com), on Amazon, CD Baby, at the shows and at Wate... (more...)
eighth blackbird Wins 4th GRAMMY Award; HAND EYE Album Out This April
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2016
eighth blackbird, Chicago's fierce and vibrant contemporary classical sextet, has won a 2016 GRAMMY Award for Best Small Ensemble/Chamber Music Performance for 'Filament' (September 2015; Cedille Records), featuring music by Bryce Dessner, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, and Son Lux.... (more...)
VIDEO: eighth blackbird Releases Animated Short to Dessner's 'Pretty Polly'
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015
To celebrate eighth blackbird's Grammy nomination for Filament, the group has released 'Pretty Polly,' a short animated film by Nathaniel Murphy, which uses Pretty Polly from Bryce Dessner's Murder Ballades (from Filament) as its soundtrack. In the murder ballad tradition, the music and film tell th... (more...)
Ricky Martin Blasts Donald Trump in New Op-Ed Piece: 'Enough Is Enough'
by TV News Desk - August 27, 2015
Grammy winner and Broadway veteran Ricky Martin has penned an op-ed piece for Univision in which he shares his thoughts on the very public feud between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos.... (more...)
Barack Obama Announces June 2015 as 'African-American Music Appreciation Month'
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015
For centuries, African-American musicians have shaped our Nation and helped tell our story. By melding enduring truths with new sounds, they have pioneered entire genres and contributed to the foundation of our musical landscape --capturing an essential part of who we are as Americans.... (more...)
Audra McDonald, Bradley Cooper Among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World; Full List!
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2015
TIME reveals the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The issue features five separate covers, each featuring a member of the TIME 100: Kanye West, Misty Copeland, Bradley Cooper, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Jorge Ramos.... (more...)
Eighth Blackbird Announces New flutist Nathalie Joachim
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015
After nine years, flutist Tim Munro is leaving eighth blackbird at the end of the 2014-15 season and New York based flutist Nathalie Joachim will begin as the new permanent flutist with the ensemble in August, for the 2015-16 Season and beyond.... (more...)
Broadway's Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori, Davd Yazbeck and More Set for Library of Congress's 2014-15 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014
The 2014-2015 season of 'Concerts from the Library of Congress' brings a stellar roster of performers, ensembles and scholars from around the world in commemoration of the 150th birthday of founding patron Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. The concerts are complemented by guest speakers, curators, panels,... (more...)
SummerStage Announces Lineup of Free Shows, 8/18-24
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014
SummerStage continues their summer programming of free concerts. They recently released their lineup of free shows for the week of August 18-24th. See the full details below!... (more...)