|Aretha Franklin to Perform at Verizon Hall, 12/29|
November 10, 2014
The incomparable 'Queen of Soul' and eighteen-time Grammy© Award winner Aretha Franklin makes her Kimmel Center debut on Monday, December 29 at 8 p.m. in Verizon Hall in support of her recent album re...
|Danny Glover to Deliver Keynote for Rhode Island School of Design's 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Series|
November 10, 2014
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is pleased to announce that Danny Glover will deliver the keynote address as the culmination of the college's 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Series, which celebrates...
|VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne|
October 24, 2014
The Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini's work has been deemed "radiant [and] amorously evocative" by The New York Times, which has also hailed "her gift for bringing together disparate artists, te...
|Fantasia, Philip Bailey & More Set for NJPAC's JAZZ AND SOUL, 11/13|
October 16, 2014
Hear Fantasia, Philip Bailey, José James, Jazzmeia Horn and the Christian McBride Big Band at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)'s TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival Thursday, November 1...
|HBO to Debut Documentary MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN, 10/27|
October 13, 2014
Charting his journey from rhythm and blues to funk, MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN features rare and previously unseen footage, interviews and photographs
|David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger Set for Hillwood Recital Hall, 11/20|
September 30, 2014
On Thursday November 20, 2014 at 7pm, Producer Jason Samel of Movement Music Records in association with Love Revolution and Gold Coast Arts Center presents 'David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remem...
|Aretha Franklin to Release Surprise Album Later this Month?|
September 17, 2014
Following in the footsteps of Beyone and U2, legendary singer Aretha Franklin is set to release her own surprise album this month, according to Showbiz411.
|Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK, 12/13|
September 10, 2014
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with internationally renowned a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock, performing a seasonal conce...
|Visionintoart Launches Record Label with Three New Releases|
August 25, 2014
VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. ...
|Stephen Sondheim, Billy Joel Among Music Icons to Receive ASCAP Centennial Awards|
August 21, 2014
Those confirmed to receive this prestigious accolade are ASCAP members Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim and Stevie Wonder.
|Billy Childs to Open Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Jazz Season, 10/17|
August 12, 2014
When composer/arranger/pianist Billy Childs was introduced to the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro at the age of 11, he was left with a powerful and lasting impression ...
|Announcing CCM's 2014-15 Concert Series|
August 04, 2014
The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) has announced initial details on its 2014-15 Concert Series. Encompassing over 50 different concerts, this series begins with a perform...
|The Shirelles Starring Beverly Lee to Perform at Spencer Theater, 8/9|
July 30, 2014
When The Shirelles rang out their uncertain question in song: 'Will you still love me tomorrow, ' listeners around the world roared YES! The classic song, sung by a class act of ladies, was just one o...
|Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Touré Announce New Album 'The Paris Session'|
July 25, 2014
The formation and success of The Touré-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré
|Tony Bennett to Return to Ravinia Festival, 8/16|
July 10, 2014
There's only one! The magnificent Tony Bennett, returns to the Ravinia Festival on Saturday evening, August 16, at 8:30 PM. The foremost interpreter of American popular song and one of the Festival'...
|Tony Bennett Headed Back to Segerstrom Center, 10/5|
June 09, 2014
Throughout his career, Bennett has put his heart and time into supporting humanitarian concerns and joined Dr. Martin Luther King in the historic Selma March in 1965. His many charitable works include...
|Aretha Franklin to Return to Fox Theatre, 11/8|
June 03, 2014
Known around the world by her first name, the 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin will return to The Fox Theatre, on Saturday, November 8th at 8 pm. Tickets start at $65 and will be available for purchas...
|BREAKING: America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou Dies at 86|
by BWW Special Coverage - May 28, 2014
America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. According to the site, the poet died last night, May 27th
|Lifetime Orders Whitney Houston Biopic, Angela Bassett to Direct|
May 22, 2014
Golden Globe Award winner and Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett will make her directorial debut with the Lifetime Original Movie Whitney Houston (wt).
|Met Opera Rising Stars, POTTED POTTER, Audra McDonald, Bela Fleck and More Set for NJPAC's 2014-15 Season|
May 15, 2014
John Schreiber, NJPAC's President and CEO, and David Rodriguez, Executive Producer of the Arts Center, announced today a 2014-15 season packed with new, NJPAC- created, season-long series', collaborat...
|TV One to Premiere ARETHA: FRANKLY SPEAKING to Celebrate Black History Month|
May 13, 2014
In recognition of Black Music Month, TV One will roll out a special programming slate of new specials, original factual series, original reality series, movies and performance specials this June.
|Seth Rogen, Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom & More Team for 'We Day California'|
March 26, 2014
Today the world's largest youth empowerment event of its kind, We Day, will make its official debut in California at Oracle Arena.
|Jazz Search West Offers Four Competitions, March 2014|
March 01, 2014
Jazz Search West 2014, the Bay Area's Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer FOUR exciting competitions at Jazz venues in the East Bay during the month of March.
|Tony Bennett to Play North Shore Music Theatre, 4/17|
February 24, 2014
Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre presents TONY BENNETT, the 17 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Thursday, April 17 at 7:30pm. Tickets range...
|Spirituals Project Choir with Guest Cleo Parker Robinson Set for PACE Center, 2/15|
February 12, 2014
The Spirituals Project Choir is back for their second appearance at the Parker Arts, Culture and Events Center. Consisting of singers of all ages and backgrounds with varying degrees of musical experi...