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BIO: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples delivers more wall-to-wall joy on her triumphant new Anti- album, You Are Not Alone (September 14), than any other release you’re likel... (read more...)

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Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with author and speaker David Sedaris. In total, the 2015-2016 season will include 48 music, dance and... (more...)
REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Meat Loaf Among RiverEdge Summer 2015 Lineup REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Meat Loaf Among RiverEdge Summer 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

City of Aurora Mayor Thomas Weisner announced today the 2015 line up of concerts and events at RiverEdge Park, downtown Aurora's beautiful outdoor concert venue, primed to launch its third season this summer.... (more...)
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard Reunite for New Collaboration 'Django and Jimmie' Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard Reunite for New Collaboration 'Django and Jimmie'
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the June 2 release of Django and Jimmie, the new studio album collaboration from Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, two of the founding fathers of American outlaw country music.... (more...)
Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne to Bring SOLID SOUL TOUR to The VETS, 11/8 Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne to Bring SOLID SOUL TOUR to The VETS, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2015

Grammy Award-winning legend Mavis Staples and multi-platinum recording artist Joan Osborne bring their highly anticipated national tour, 'Solid Soul” to The VETS on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 at 7:00pm. Tickets, are $57.50-$37.50; available online at www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421.ARTS (27... (more...)
Brazilian Legend Gilberto Gil Sells Out April Show at the Chan Centre Brazilian Legend Gilberto Gil Sells Out April Show at the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is thrilled to announce the long-awaited concert from Brazil's own living legend, Gilberto Gil, on Sunday, April 12 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall is now SOLD OUT.... (more...)
John Scofield Quartet to Perform at Boulder Theater, 6/18 John Scofield Quartet to Perform at Boulder Theater, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

Z2 Entertainment will present John Scofield Quartet featuring John Medeski at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, June 18th, 2015. Tickets are on sale February 6th for $30 general admission or $40 reserved.... (more...)
Mavis Staples & The Blind Boys Of Alabama Coming to The McCoy, 2/15 Mavis Staples & The Blind Boys Of Alabama Coming to The McCoy, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

Grammy Award-winning R&B and gospel maven Mavis Staples brings her legendary vocals to the McCoy Center for a one-night-only appearance with the five-time Grammy Award-winning gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama. This not-to-be-missed evening promises to be an uplifting celebration of American go... (more...)
Blues at the Crossroads 3 Set for Segerstrom Center, 2/7 Blues at the Crossroads 3 Set for Segerstrom Center, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the third in a popular series of Blues at the Crossroads concerts on February 7, 2015 with The Soul of the Blues, a musical celebration of songs by Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Etta James, Sam & Dave, Bobby Womack, James Brown and oth... (more...)
TWEEDY Resumes 'Sukierae' Tour with New Concerts TWEEDY Resumes 'Sukierae' Tour with New Concerts
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

Tweedy, the father-son duo of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and his son, drummer Spencer Tweedy, resumes US touring in March in support of Sukierae, the duo's debut release... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sting, Hanks & More Receive 37th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS Photo Flash: Sting, Hanks & More Receive 37th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by BWW Special Coverage - December 08, 2014

Singer Al Green; actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks; ballerina Patricia McBride; singer-songwriter Sting; and comedienne Lily Tomlin received honors for 2014 on THE 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. CBS has broadcast... (more...)
The Gloaming Performs at Chan Centre Tonight The Gloaming Performs at Chan Centre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian debut of famed Irish ensemble The Gloaming tonight, November 15, 2014 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hailed as “one of the great forces in Irish music” by The Irish Times, the five-member... (more...)
Willie Nelson to Return to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in February 2015 Willie Nelson to Return to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in February 2015
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announces an addition to the 2014-2015 line-up featuring a one-night-only performance from music legend Willie Nelson and Family at the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road) in Santa Rosa on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm.... (more...)
The Gloaming to Performat Chan Centre, 11/15 The Gloaming to Performat Chan Centre, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - October 08, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian debut of famed Irish ensemble The Gloaming on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hailed as “one of the great forces in Irish music” by The Irish Times, the five-me... (more...)
Lincoln Center Kicks Off 2014-15 White Light Festival Tonight Lincoln Center Kicks Off 2014-15 White Light Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2014

A number of program changes and additions have been made to the performances, screenings, and events of Lincoln Center'sWhite Light Festival 2014 and Great Performers 2014-2015 series. See below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Tweedy Releases New Music Video VIDEO: Tweedy Releases New Music Video
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2014

On the heels of the release of Tweedy's debut albumSukierae (dBpm Records), Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy and his 18-year-old son Spencer have teamed up with Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman to present a hilarious commentary on the state of the declining music industry in their new video for the s... (more...)
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Releases New Album SUKIERAE via dBpm Records Today Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Releases New Album SUKIERAE via dBpm Records Today
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2014

Jeff Tweedy, best known as the founder of the pioneering Chicago rock band Wilco, will release a new album today, Sept. 16 through his own dBpm Records.... (more...)
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER Soundtrack ft. Snoop Dogg Released Today TAKE ME TO THE RIVER Soundtrack ft. Snoop Dogg Released Today
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2014

Stax Records/Concord Music Group is proud to announce it is releasing Take Me To the River: Music From The Motion Picture today, September 9th, 2014.... (more...)
Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 White Light Festival and 'Great Performers' Series Updates Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 White Light Festival and 'Great Performers' Series Updates
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2014

A number of program changes and additions have been made to the performances, screenings, and events of Lincoln Center'sWhite Light Festival 2014 and Great Performers 2014-2015 series. See below!... (more...)
Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville Play the Grand Tonight Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville Play the Grand Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

The Grand's summer season - 'Just For The fun Of It' - will close with the soulful, free-spirited artistry of Dr. John & The Nite Trippers & Aaron Neville. With just one performance tonight, August 23 at 8pm, these true icons of American culture are sure to deliver an evening of high-flying entertai... (more...)
Broadway's Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori, Davd Yazbeck and More Set for Library of Congress's 2014-15 Concert Season 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...)
Jeff Tweedy and Son to Perform at Merriam Theater, 9/21 Jeff Tweedy and Son to Perform at Merriam Theater, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

Jeff Tweedy, best known as the founder of the pioneering Chicago rock band Wilco, performs with his son Spencer Tweedy new folk album project, Sukierae, in Philadelphia at the Merriam Theater on Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Amos Lee Makes Segerstrom Center Debut With Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers Today Amos Lee Makes Segerstrom Center Debut With Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers Today
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2014

Singer and songwriter Amos Lee makes his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut today, Wednesday, August 6 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall as part of the second leg of his 2014 Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. His recent fall and winter headline tour included sold-out... (more...)
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER Soundtrack ft. Snoop Dogg to Be Released 9/9 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER Soundtrack ft. Snoop Dogg to Be Released 9/9
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Stax Records/Concord Music Group is proud to announce it will release Take Me To the River: Music From The Motion Picture on September 9th, 2014.... (more...)
Snoop Dogg and Yo Gotti Featured in Upcoming Award-Winning Documentary TAKE ME TO THE RIVER Snoop Dogg and Yo Gotti Featured in Upcoming Award-Winning Documentary TAKE ME TO THE RIVER
by Movies News Desk - July 16, 2014

International icon Snoop Dogg and rapper Yo Gotti will be featured in Martin Shore's award-winning music documentary, TAKE ME TO THE RIVER... (more...)
TWEEDY Premieres 'Wait For Love' with Live Video Clip TWEEDY Premieres 'Wait For Love' with Live Video Clip
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2014

“Wait For Love,” a new song by Tweedy from the forthcoming album Sukierae, premiered today at Consequence of Sound.... (more...)






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