B.B. KING

 

BIO: 'BB KING : The Life of Riley’ Narrated by Morgan Freeman hits UK Cinemas October 15th 2012. Joined by BONO, ERIC CLAPTON, BRUCE WILLIS, RINGO STARR and others, including appearances by KEITH RICHARDS,... (read more...)

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Filmmaker Patrick Stark to Conquer His Fear with U2 in Vancouver This Spring? Filmmaker Patrick Stark to Conquer His Fear with U2 in Vancouver This Spring?
by Movies News Desk - January 17, 2017

In May 2015, after six years of working on his documentary One Life No Regrets, Vancouver filmmaker Patrick Stark was moments away from singing one song with U2 in front of 18,000 people. The goal: to conquer his lifelong fear of singing in public.... (more...)
Ryan Adams, Ghostface Killah, Cage The Elephant Headline Gasparilla Music Festival Ryan Adams, Ghostface Killah, Cage The Elephant Headline Gasparilla Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Tampa is gearing up for the one of the most anticipated events of the season: The 6th Annual Gasparilla Music Festival presented by Frontier (“GMF”) which returns to Curtis Hixon Park on March 11th & 12th.... (more...)
Buster Poindexter to Take the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse with Marshall Crenshaw Buster Poindexter to Take the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse with Marshall Crenshaw
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

The martini-swigging, tuxedo clad, rock and roll original is back!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Pepsi Rock Series bring Buster Poindexter to the stage onSaturday, February 11 at 8 pm for an uproarious and dazzling night of music!  Buster Poindexter (nee David Johansen) first attracted attention as ... (more...)
Fergie, DJ Khaled Set for 13th Annual ESPN The Party Event This February Fergie, DJ Khaled Set for 13th Annual ESPN The Party Event This February
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2017

ESPN will host its 13th annual ESPN The Party event Friday, Feb. 3 in Houston. In conjunction with the release of ESPN The Magazine's Super Bowl issue,... (more...)
January Thaw Music Festival Continues with NYC's Most Versatile Musician, Eddie Allen January Thaw Music Festival Continues with NYC's Most Versatile Musician, Eddie Allen
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

 Centenary Stage Company's January THAW Music Festival continues with a tribute to "Satchmo" as performed by New York City's most versatile musician, Eddie Allen, in 3hree for Louis:  A Tribute to Louis Armstrong on Sunday, January 22 at 2pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. ... (more...)
CELTIC WOMAN Hold Two Spots on Billboard World Chart CELTIC WOMAN Hold Two Spots on Billboard World Chart
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman's latest studio album VOICES OF ANGELS (released November 18 on Manhattan/Caroline) remains atop the Billboard World chart at #1... (more...)
Raquel Aurilia Kicks Off New Year with Shows in Nashville & L.A. Opening for Lisa Loeb Raquel Aurilia Kicks Off New Year with Shows in Nashville & L.A. Opening for Lisa Loeb
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Singer-Songwriter Raquel Aurilia announced she is kicking off the New Year with live performances in Nashville and Los Angeles in January.... (more...)
The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

Every time they take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house, and every time they teach us all something new about the blues. Now in its 26th year, the Blues Harmonica Blowout will push out the esthetic to new realms, putting Corky Siegel (Chamber Blues), Howard Levy (founding member of B... (more...)
Brooklyn Rapper Maino Announces Canadian Tour Brooklyn Rapper Maino Announces Canadian Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2017

Brooklyn rapper Maino has announced a Canadian tour throughout January 2017 with ten cities confirmed and more being added. Maino is touring in support of his new single 'Rest In Peace' and his new mixtape with Uncle Murda 'Yellow Tape: King Kong & Godzilla'.... (more...)
Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho to Play Blue Note Hawaii 3/19/2017 Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho to Play Blue Note Hawaii 3/19/2017
by BWW News Desk - December 31, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, welcomes world-renowned guitarists Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho for one night only, March 19, 2017. Tickets are on sale now for this special event.... (more...)
The HooDoo Loungers Set for Centenary Stage's January Thaw Music Festival The HooDoo Loungers Set for Centenary Stage's January Thaw Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016

Centenary Stage Company launches the annual January THAW Music Festival with the vibrant sounds of Mardi Gras as The HooDoo Loungers storm the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 14 at 8pm.... (more...)
Flamenco Fest, Langston Hughes Celebration and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Flamenco Fest, Langston Hughes Celebration and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a star-studded celebration of Langston Hughes, "The Voice" finalist Laith Al-Saadi and more.... (more...)
Snoop Dogg to Perform at T-Boz Unplugged at Avalon Hollywood On MLK Weekend Snoop Dogg to Perform at T-Boz Unplugged at Avalon Hollywood On MLK Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016

The legendary Hip-Hop Artist, Actor and personality Snoop Dogg will perform at the 3rd Annual T-Boz Unplugged Concert in support of Sickle Cell Disease on Sunday January 15th over Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Weekend.... (more...)
Cracker and Camper van Beethoven Join Forces for U.S. Winter Tour Cracker and Camper van Beethoven Join Forces for U.S. Winter Tour
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2016

Cracker & Camper van Beethoven will hit the road together for a U.S. winter tour. Scroll down for dates!... (more...)
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Concert of Re-Discovered Yiddish Theater Songs Announces Schedule Changes LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Concert of Re-Discovered Yiddish Theater Songs Announces Schedule Changes
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2016

The performance schedule has been changed for 'Light Up The Night,' a theatrical concert of rediscovered and restored Yiddish theater songs by Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky, and Secunda, to be presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) January 1 in Edmond J. Safra Hall at... (more...)
Heather Headley Among Guests for AN IRISH CHRISTMAS­ - A CELEBRATION OF CAROLS Heather Headley Among Guests for AN IRISH CHRISTMAS­ - A CELEBRATION OF CAROLS
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2016

Renowned music artists and performers Heather Headley, Ricky Skaggs, John Patitucci, David Kim and Laura Story will appear as special guests in selected cities on Keith & Kristyn Getty's annual Christmas concert tour An Irish Christmas – A Celebration of Carols... (more...)
It's Going to Be Hot Hot Hot on 1/19 When Buster Poindexter Takes the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse It's Going to Be Hot Hot Hot on 1/19 When Buster Poindexter Takes the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2016

The martini-swigging, tuxedo clad, rock and roll original is back!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Pepsi Rock Series bring Buster Poindexter to the stage on Thursday, January 19at 8 pm for an uproarious and dazzling night of music!  Buster Poindexter (nee David Johansen) first attracted attention as a... (more...)
The King of Newgrass Sam Bush to Play Boulder Theater This February The King of Newgrass Sam Bush to Play Boulder Theater This February
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

Sam Bush will play Boulder Theater on Friday, February 24, 2017. Doors: 7:00 pm | Show: 8:00 pm. ... (more...)
UMe to Reissue The Killers' Acclaimed 2004 Debut Album, Hot Fuss On Vinyl UMe to Reissue The Killers' Acclaimed 2004 Debut Album, Hot Fuss On Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

The Killers vocalist/keyboardist Brandon Flowers, guitarist Dave Keuning, bassist Mark Stoermer and drummer Ronnie Vannucci emerged from Las Vegas, their name a tribute to the logo on the bass drum of the fictitious band seen in their favorite band New Order's music video for 'Crystal.... (more...)
Mark Newman Set to Rock 3rd Annual APAP NYC and The Legendary Bitter End This January Mark Newman Set to Rock 3rd Annual APAP NYC and The Legendary Bitter End This January
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Recently added to the showcase for WBA Entertainment's 3rd Annual APAP NYC, he'll THREE sets at Funky Joe's (455 W. 56th St. at 10th Ave.) on Saturday, January 7th (2PM & 7PM), Sunday, January 8th (7PM) and then head to The Bitter End (147 Bleecker St) on Monday, January 9th (9:30PM)!... (more...)
Grammy Nominees CELTIC WOMAN 'Voices Of Angels' Debuts At #1 Grammy Nominees CELTIC WOMAN 'Voices Of Angels' Debuts At #1
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman's latest studio album VOICES OF ANGELS (released November 18 on Manhattan/Caroline) follows in the group's tradition of #1 albums,... (more...)
VIDEO: Showtime Releases Official Trailer for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR VIDEO: Showtime Releases Official Trailer for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2016

MADONNA's highly-anticipated concert film, MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR will premiere this Friday, December 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, on-air, on demand and over the internet... (more...)
Brooklyn Rapper Maino Announces Canadian Tour Brooklyn Rapper Maino Announces Canadian Tour
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

Brooklyn rapper Maino has announced a Canadian tour throughout January 2017 with ten cities confirmed and more being added. Maino is touring in support of his new single 'Rest In Peace' and his new mixtape with Uncle Murda 'Yellow Tape: King Kong & Godzilla'.... (more...)
Tony-Nominated Loretta Ables Sayre Set for Blue Note Hawaii Debut on 11/14 Tony-Nominated Loretta Ables Sayre Set for Blue Note Hawaii Debut on 11/14
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Tony-nominated Broadway actress Loretta Ables Sayre is scheduled to make her Blue Note debut in Waikiki on Nov. 14 with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Ables Sayre's performances will feature jazz standard selections from the Great American Songbook. Joining Loretta will be Hawaii-based musicians Jim ... (more...)
SOUNDBREAKING: Stories From The Cutting Edge Of Recorded Music to Debut on PBS 11/14 SOUNDBREAKING: Stories From The Cutting Edge Of Recorded Music to Debut on PBS 11/14
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ SOUNDBREAKING: STORIES FROM THE CUTTING EDGE OF RECORDED MUSIC, an eight-episode PBS series that explores the extraordinary impact of recorded music on the modern world, will make its U.S. broadcast debut on PBS starting next Monday, November 14... (more...)







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