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Les Paul Foundation to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Namesake This Summer Les Paul Foundation to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Namesake This Summer
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

The Les Paul Foundation has announced the official “100th Birthday of Les Paul,” a year-long celebration to launch the famous inventor and musician's 100th birthday - June 9th, 2015. The celebration, which will last through May of 2016, will include exciting programs beginning with the star-studded ... (more...)
15 Competitors Selected for 2015 Parkening International Guitar Competition 15 Competitors Selected for 2015 Parkening International Guitar Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015

The world's preeminent classical guitar competition, the Parkening International Guitar Competition, has selected 15 standout competitors for its fourth triennial competition. Representing 11 countries, they will vie for the largest prize purse among guitar competitions, competing at Pepperdine Univ... (more...)
Dollywood to Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Six Festivals and More Dollywood to Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Six Festivals and More
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

Every season brings a completely new experience for Dollywood guests, and the park's 30th anniversary celebration provides six spectacular festivals and a number of surprises to delight visitors in 2015. From amazing stage shows and award-winning roller coasters to a nightly summer fireworks display... (more...)
Seasons of Fun Await Guests During Dollywood's 30th Anniversary Celebration Seasons of Fun Await Guests During Dollywood's 30th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

Every season brings a completely new experience for Dollywood guests, and the park's 30th anniversary celebration provides six spectacular festivals and a number of surprises to delight visitors in 2015.... (more...)
Emerson String Quartet, Lea Salonga, Ramsey Lewis and More Set for Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2015-16 Music Lineup Emerson String Quartet, Lea Salonga, Ramsey Lewis and More Set for Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2015-16 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

Since its very first season, music has been a central component of Segerstrom Center for the Arts' annual series. To help celebrate its 30th season, Segerstrom Center is pleased to announce the lineups for its three core music offerings, along with a few new twists.... (more...)
RICHIE HAWTIN to Present CNTRL: A College Campus Tour This April RICHIE HAWTIN to Present CNTRL: A College Campus Tour This April
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2015

RICHIE HAWTIN proudly presents for 2015 CNTRL: Individuality & Creativity In Technology-Based Music, a college campus tour.... (more...)
George Harrison, John Lennon & Madonna Memorabilia Offered at Julien's Auctions George Harrison, John Lennon & Madonna Memorabilia Offered at Julien's Auctions
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

Julien's Auctions, the world's premier entertainment and music memorabilia auction house has announced their highly anticipated Music Icons Auction event to be held at Hard Rock Café New York on Saturday, May 16, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m.... (more...)
Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's Gala Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's Gala
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein. The awards will be presented at a special gala evening on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alic... (more...)
Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald to Host Next Month's Gala Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald to Host Next Month's Gala
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein. The awards will be presented at a special gala evening on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alic... (more...)
Emerging Artists Showcase at Paul McCartney's Performing Arts School Emerging Artists Showcase at Paul McCartney's Performing Arts School
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

Offering an unrivalled opportunity to see discover the most exciting emerging artists active on Liverpool's vibrant music scene right now, we are delighted to present The 2Ube and introduce you to some of the musicians that it will feature.... (more...)
Hakkasan Group Signs Calvin Harris to Exclusive 3-Year Partnership Hakkasan Group Signs Calvin Harris to Exclusive 3-Year Partnership
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Global hospitality company Hakkasan Group today announced an exclusive three-year partnership with GRAMMY Award-winning artist Calvin Harris.... (more...)
Paul McCartney's LIPA to Hold Weekly Musical Showcases Paul McCartney's LIPA to Hold Weekly Musical Showcases
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

Offering an unrivalled opportunity to see discover the most exciting emerging artists active on Liverpool's vibrant music scene right now, we are delighted to present The 2Ube.... (more...)
Martina McBride to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2015 Martina McBride to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2015
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will present Country superstar Martina McBride with its prestigious Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award during the Music Biz 2015 Awards Luncheon... (more...)
Dollywood Announces Season-Long 30th Anniversary Celebration Dollywood Announces Season-Long 30th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2014

Dollywood celebrates its 30th anniversary season in 2015 with a festive nod to its past while unveiling a new project designed to enrich the award-winning theme park for years to come.... (more...)
ENUFF Z'NUFF Release New Music Video For 'The Stroke'
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2014

It's been 30+ years since Billy Squire unleashed his debut single “The Stroke,” and gave teenage boys everywhere a reason to grab their instruments and get strokin'. Now, Enuff Z'nuff just gave them one more!... (more...)
Suz Slezak to Release Debut Album 'Watching the Nighttime Come' 2/10 Suz Slezak to Release Debut Album 'Watching the Nighttime Come' 2/10
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2014

With her first solo album, Watching the Nighttime Come, set for release on February 10, Suz Slezak is ready to secure her own place in the spotlight and in the hearts of families everywhere.... (more...)
Halestorm Recording Third Album; Will Join Eric Church on 'Outsiders World Tour' Halestorm Recording Third Album; Will Join Eric Church on 'Outsiders World Tour'
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

Atlantic recording group Halestorm has announced an array of activity while recording the hugely anticipated follow-up to 2012's chart-topping 'THE STRANGE CASE OF...' The GRAMMY Award-winning hard rock band is working in Nashville with producer Jay Joyce... (more...)
Secret Stash Records Release First Installment of 'The One-derful! Collection' Today Secret Stash Records Release First Installment of 'The One-derful! Collection' Today
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

Secret Stash Records presents: The One-derful! Records Collection, featuring six double LPs, CD, digital, extensive liner notes and a bonus 45 from Chicago's One-derful! Records Vault. The First Album: The One-derful! Collection: The One-Derful! Label will be out today, October 28, 2014.... (more...)
Collect Records Releases Vanishing Life's Debut Single Today Collect Records Releases Vanishing Life's Debut Single Today
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2014

Vanishing Life was first conceived in the spring of 2013 at Belgium's GROEZROCK FESTIVAL, where all four members were scheduled to perform with their respective bands alongside—oddly enough—Collect Records label principals Geoff Rickly... (more...)
WRAY Premiere New Music Video 'Blood Moon' WRAY Premiere New Music Video 'Blood Moon'
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

Interspersed with images of Wray, the woods, green and red lights, and of course, the song's namesake, the blood moon, the Alabama band's new music video will have you feeling out of this world.... (more...)
Secret Stash Records to Release First Installment of 'The One-derful! Collection', 10/28 Secret Stash Records to Release First Installment of 'The One-derful! Collection', 10/28
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2014

Secret Stash Records presents: The One-derful! Records Collection, featuring six double LPs, CD, digital, extensive liner notes and a bonus 45 from Chicago's One-derful! Records Vault. The First Album: The One-derful! Collection: The One-Derful! Label will be out on October 28, 2014.... (more...)
Collect Records to Release Vanishing Life's Debut Single 10/14 Collect Records to Release Vanishing Life's Debut Single 10/14
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Vanishing Life was first conceived in the spring of 2013 at Belgium's GROEZROCK FESTIVAL, where all four members were scheduled to perform with their respective bands alongside—oddly enough—Collect Records label principals Geoff Rickly... (more...)
Classic Rock Group Enuff Z'nuff Marks 30th Anniversary With First Covers Album, COVERED IN GOLD Classic Rock Group Enuff Z'nuff Marks 30th Anniversary With First Covers Album, COVERED IN GOLD
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2014

Celebrating an amazing 30 years as one of the hardest working bands in show business, Enuff Z'nuff present this exciting new project, a heartfelt salute to the music and artists who have inspired them over the course of their 3 decade career! Covered In Gold, a collection of 12 brand new studio reco... (more...)
Enuff Z'nuff Release First Covers Album Enuff Z'nuff Release First Covers Album
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2014

Celebrating an amazing 30 years as one of the hardest working bands in show business, Enuff Z'nuff proudly present this exciting new project, a heartfelt salute to the music and artists who have inspired them over the course of their 3 decade career! Covered In Gold, a collection of 12 brand new stu... (more...)
Lucero & More to Hit the Stage at PREMIOS TU MUNDO Lucero & More to Hit the Stage at PREMIOS TU MUNDO
by TV News Desk - July 31, 2014

Telemundo announced today the initial list of performers and presenters for the third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards).... (more...)







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