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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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Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Ci... (more...)
3 Doors Down Joins Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock and Many Others for Charlie Daniels' 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam 3 Doors Down Joins Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock and Many Others for Charlie Daniels' 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2016

American Rock Band 3 Doors Down have been added as the final artist to join Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock, Larry The Cable Guy, Luke Bryan and Travis Tritt to celebrate with Charlie Daniels at his 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on November 30 at Bridgestone Arena.... (more...)
Tedeschi Trucks Band Heads to New York's Beacon Theatre 9/30 - 10/8 Tedeschi Trucks Band Heads to New York's Beacon Theatre 9/30 - 10/8
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2016

This fall Tedeschi Trucks Band will continue their Beacon Theatre tradition of multiple-night residencies for the sixth consecutive year with the greatest number of shows to date.... (more...)
Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced! Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16!... (more...)
Celtic Woman Announces 2017 North American Tour & New Album 'Voices of Angels' Celtic Woman Announces 2017 North American Tour & New Album 'Voices of Angels'
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2016

Multi-platinum international music sensation, Celtic Woman, are returning with a brand new live show, 'Voices Of Angels' for an extensive North American tour in Spring 2017.... (more...)
The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style! The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style!
by Tory Gates - September 23, 2016

“The blues will always be alive, the blues doesn't need our help.' -- Bill Wax, host of 'Roots and Fruits,' WPFW Radio, Washington, DC... (more...)
Metallica to Perform Live on The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM Channel Howard 100 Metallica to Perform Live on The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM Channel Howard 100
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2016

Howard Stern and SiriusXM announced today that Grammy Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Metallica will perform live on The Howard Stern Show on Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel Howard 100 on Monday, September 26.... (more...)
Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives & Art On NPR Music Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives & Art On NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

In two new installments of the Noteworthy video documentary series, NPR Music takes an intimate look at how artists Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton make music that millions of fans love.... (more...)
An Instant Classic Being Released For B.B. King's Birthday An Instant Classic Being Released For B.B. King's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2016

A newly released song featuring B.B. King is being released 9/16/16 for what would have been the King of the Blues 91 st birthday.... (more...)
Entertainment Icon Snoop Dogg is 'I Am Hip Hop' Award Recipient Entertainment Icon Snoop Dogg is 'I Am Hip Hop' Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2016

The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” has remained the most prominent hip hop showcase on television for ten years with its powerful performances, iconic hip hop honorees and much-anticipated cyphers.... (more...)
LAZARUS Original Cast Album to Be Released 10/21; Pre-Order Available 9/16 LAZARUS Original Cast Album to Be Released 10/21; Pre-Order Available 9/16
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2016

As the November 8 UK opening of LAZARUS at London's King Cross Theatre approaches, the cast and band of the original New York production will release their versions of the David Bowie songs from the show as the Lazarus Cast Album October 21... (more...)
Celebrity Series Announces Locations for Street Pianos Boston Celebrity Series Announces Locations for Street Pianos Boston
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2016

The sound of music will be heard all across Boston from September 23-October 10, 2016 as Celebrity Series of Boston brings back Street Pianos Boston. ... (more...)
Blues Singer/Songwriter John Hiatt to Rock the Southern October 11 Blues Singer/Songwriter John Hiatt to Rock the Southern October 11
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2016

Named “…one of rock's most astute singer/songwriters of the last 40 years” by the Los Angeles Times, John Hiatt is touring in support of his 2014 release, Terms of My Surrender. A master lyricist and satirical storyteller, Hiatt weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales of redemption, relations... (more...)
Multi-Platinum Artist and Producer DJ Khaled Named Host of  2016 Bet HIP HOP AWARDS Multi-Platinum Artist and Producer DJ Khaled Named Host of 2016 Bet HIP HOP AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2016

BET Networks scores "another one" as multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and 'Anthem King' DJ Khaled is named as host of the 2016 BET "Hip Hop Awards".... (more...)
REGINA SPEKTOR: A SOUNDSTAGE SPECIAL to Premiere on PBS This October REGINA SPEKTOR: A SOUNDSTAGE SPECIAL to Premiere on PBS This October
by TV News Desk - August 31, 2016

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist REGINA SPEKTOR –known for her chart-topping albums and soulful and evocative songs and music videos – will be featured in a new hour-long special in the popular music series SOUNDSTAGE, premiering on PBS stations nationwide beginning Saturday... (more...)
The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
R Kelly Sings National Anthem, Nails Three-Point Shot Before the Game R Kelly Sings National Anthem, Nails Three-Point Shot Before the Game
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2015

Billboard reports that R. Kelly, dressed in a turtle neck with a cigar in his mouth, showed up a bit early to shoot around before singing the national anthem at Tuesday's basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center.... (more...)
The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Today The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Today
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

JERSEY BOYS has been one of the hottest tickets on Broadway since it opened and more than 17.5 million people have seen the show worldwide. Now is your chance to see the original stars with The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as well as Tommy James and the Shonde... (more...)
Mel B Hosts VH1's BIG MUSIC IN 2015: YOU OUGHTA KNOW Tonight Mel B Hosts VH1's BIG MUSIC IN 2015: YOU OUGHTA KNOW Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2015

VH1 will bring its entire 2015 You Oughta Know class of artists together on one stage for an unforgettable night of music with 'VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know' event live from The Armory Foundation in New York tonight, November 12 at 9PM ET.... (more...)
Grammy Foundation Announces 2016 Signature Schools Semifinalists Grammy Foundation Announces 2016 Signature Schools Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2015

The GRAMMY Foundation® (www.grammyfoundation.org) announced today that 119 schools nationwide have been selected as GRAMMY® Signature Schools semifinalists... (more...)
Maroon 5 Will Return to the Road With All New Fall 2016 Tour Maroon 5 Will Return to the Road With All New Fall 2016 Tour
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award®-winning rock band, Maroon 5, announced a return to the road with their upcoming Fall 2016 tour.... (more...)
Curren$y Is Back With New Album 'CANAL STREET CONFIDENTIAL' Curren$y Is Back With New Album 'CANAL STREET CONFIDENTIAL'
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Jet Life/Atlantic recording artist Curren$y has announced the release of his hugely anticipated new album. 'CANAL STREET CONFIDENTIAL' which marks the New Orleans-based rapper's sixth full length and first major label album release in more than three years drops everywhere today, November 6th.... (more...)
The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/13 The Hit Men - Former Stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2015

JERSEY BOYS has been one of the hottest tickets on Broadway since it opened and more than 17.5 million people have seen the show worldwide. Now is your chance to see the original stars with The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as well as Tommy James and the Shonde... (more...)
Dopapod's 11/20 Show Moved to The Hall at MP in Brooklyn Dopapod's 11/20 Show Moved to The Hall at MP in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2015

Progressive groove quartet Dopapd has announced slight changes to their show on November 20 in New York. Originally slated for Irving Plaza, the show has been moved to The Hall at MP in Brooklyn (470 Driggs Avenue).... (more...)
Corbis Entertainment to Represent Personality Rights of Acclaimed Singer Marvin Gaye Corbis Entertainment to Represent Personality Rights of Acclaimed Singer Marvin Gaye
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2015

Corbis Entertainment today announced that it has been selected to represent the personality rights of world-renowned musician, singer and writer, Marvin Gaye... (more...)







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