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BIO: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have come a long way since their humble beginnings nearly a decade ago. On April 6th, 2010, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings marked history with the release of their fourth al... (read more...)

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to Play Merriam Theater, 2/13 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to Play Merriam Theater, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents the regional premier of First Date playing now through March 7, 2015. This new musical comedy recently played on Broadway and tells a hysterical and hopeful story about the chances we take to find love.... (more...)
Antibalas & Zap Mama to Play Byham Theater, 2/4 Antibalas & Zap Mama to Play Byham Theater, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents two world music trailblazers in concert on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:30pm. This performance will take place at the Byham Theater, located at 101 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The presentation is part of the 2014-15 Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents ser... (more...)
Craig Ferguson, Herbie Hancock & More Added to Kimmel Center's 2014-15 Season Craig Ferguson, Herbie Hancock & More Added to Kimmel Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2014

The Kimmel Center adds six new shows with a power house list of comedy, soul, folk, rock, and jazz performers into the New Year. New artists added to 2014-15 line-up include:... (more...)
Taking Back Sunday and More Set for the Best Buy Theater This Season Taking Back Sunday and More Set for the Best Buy Theater This Season
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2014

Taking Back Sunday with The Menzingers and letlive. are coming to Best Buy Theater on March 18. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, November 14 at 10AM - see below for details!... (more...)
Saskwatch Share 'Brilliantly Bloody' Video Saskwatch Share 'Brilliantly Bloody' Video
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

Just in time for the raucous celebration that is Halloween, Australian eclectic soul nonet Saskwatch present the gorgeously terrifying visual accompaniment to “Born to Break Your Heart”... (more...)
Get Free Download of FLY MOON ROYALTY's New Single 'RX'! Get Free Download of FLY MOON ROYALTY's New Single 'RX'!
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

Below, get a free download of Seattle's FLY MOON ROYALTY's new single 'RX'. The group will be playing a free show tomorrow night at Rockwood Music Hall.... (more...)
Saskwatch Unveil 'Otherwordly' New Video; Announce Fall US Tour Dates Saskwatch Unveil 'Otherwordly' New Video; Announce Fall US Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

Saskwatch is the Australian nine-piece eclectic soul band that has quickly become renowned for its signature ecstatic horns, tight rhythms & soaring vocals- capable of breaking hearts one minute & eliciting frenzied dancing the next.... (more...)
A Quick Look at the 2014 THE NEW YORKER FESTIVAL A Quick Look at the 2014 THE NEW YORKER FESTIVAL
by David Clarke - September 29, 2014

It's almost October, which means it's almost time for The New Yorker's annual Festival. For it's 15th season, this year's festival is 'a three-day celebration that will once again bring together an esteemed and exciting group of writers, thinkers, artists, and other luminaries from a wide range of f... (more...)
Caleb Hawley Performs at the Mercury Lounge Tonight Caleb Hawley Performs at the Mercury Lounge Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2014

Caleb Hawley is performing in your area at Mercury Lounge today, September 9, 2014.... (more...)
Caleb Hawley Now on Tour; New EP Out 9/9 Caleb Hawley Now on Tour; New EP Out 9/9
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2014

Harlem's Caleb Hawley is an American soul singer, songwriter and performer. Like savvy throwback crooners Mayer Hawthorne and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Hawley channels early Stevie Wonder and other Motown sounds into a complete, magnetic package.... (more...)
Schoolboy Q, Rise Against and More Set for PETERPALOOZA III at Best Buy Theater, Beg. Tonight Schoolboy Q, Rise Against and More Set for PETERPALOOZA III at Best Buy Theater, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2014

The Best Buy Theater just announced 'PeterPalooza III', featuring ScHoolboy Q, Action Bronson, and Danny Brown on Wednesday, July 23 as well as punk rock band Rise Against with Touche Amore and Radkey on Friday, September 26. Scroll down for more details!... (more...)
Dave Matthews Band to Kick Off Lineup for Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen Dave Matthews Band to Kick Off Lineup for Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2014

Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today announced the initial artist lineup for the new Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen -- providing fans with a free, all-access front row seat to a new live concert every day, all year long.... (more...)
Joanna Beasley Signs Endorsement Deal With Daisy Rock Girl Guitars Joanna Beasley Signs Endorsement Deal With Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

Perfectly in line with the theme of her latest full-length album Loud Love, Joanna Beasley (www.joannabeasley.com) is feeling it big time, signing an endorsement deal with Daisy Rock Girl Guitars – whose extensive lines of colorful, high quality instruments, designed by veteran musician and company ... (more...)
Schoolboy Q, Rise Against and More Set for PETERPALOOZA III at Best Buy Theater, Beg. 7/22 Schoolboy Q, Rise Against and More Set for PETERPALOOZA III at Best Buy Theater, Beg. 7/22
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

The Best Buy Theater just announced 'PeterPalooza III', featuring ScHoolboy Q, Action Bronson, and Danny Brown on Wednesday, July 23 as well as punk rock band Rise Against with Touche Amore and Radkey on Friday, September 26. Scroll down for more details!... (more...)
Pepsi Kicks Off The 2014 African American Festival With Exciting Pavilion Activities Pepsi Kicks Off The 2014 African American Festival With Exciting Pavilion Activities
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2014

NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ BLACK ENTERPRISE will present the 2014 African American Festival with platinum sponsor Pepsi on Saturday, June 21 through Sunday, June 22, at the Camden Yards Sports and Entertainment Complex in Baltimore, Maryland. A powerhouse line-up of musical performers incl... (more...)
Bernhoft to Tour the US Fall 2014 Bernhoft to Tour the US Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

Norwegian troubadour Bernhoft is set to tour the U.S. this summer to celebrate the release of Islander, out June 23 on Big Picnic Records. The tour includes a stop at Austin City Limits as well as Los Angeles's Troubadour and two dates in New York. Bernhoft will also play a release week show June 24... (more...)
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Wins Soundtrack Category for I AM HARVEY MILK at 2014 Independent Music Awards San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Wins Soundtrack Category for I AM HARVEY MILK at 2014 Independent Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2014

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) named winner for "I Am Harvey Milk" in the Soundtrack / Cast Recording Album category at the 13th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs). "I Am Harvey Milk" is an emotional celebration of an American icon. Part choral work, part theater piece, it weaves the story... (more...)
Janiva Magness Plays CD Preview Show at the Iridium Tonight Janiva Magness Plays CD Preview Show at the Iridium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Janiva Magness' new album Original stretches the artistic boundaries of roots, rock and soul music. Its 11 songs seamlessly weave all three genres into a highly original approach defined by nakedly honest storytelling and the live-wire emotionalism of Magness' two-and-a-half octave range, buoyed by ... (more...)
Janiva Magness to Play CD Preview Show at the Iridium, 5/16 Janiva Magness to Play CD Preview Show at the Iridium, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Janiva Magness' new album Original stretches the artistic boundaries of roots, rock and soul music. Its 11 songs seamlessly weave all three genres into a highly original approach defined by nakedly honest storytelling and the live-wire emotionalism of Magness' two-and-a-half octave range, buoyed by ... (more...)
Phil Coulter Releases New Album ECHOES OF HOME Today Phil Coulter Releases New Album ECHOES OF HOME Today
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

Phil Coulter is a musical renaissance man. As composer, producer, artist, arranger and musical director Coulter seems to have done it all, from producing the seminal albums by Planxty that ignited the Irish traditional music renaissance to hits by pure pop group The Bay City Rollers to composing an... (more...)
Hauschka, Arias & Ratzke, Lily & Madeleine, Reverend Billy, Julia Haltigan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/4 Hauschka, Arias & Ratzke, Lily & Madeleine, Reverend Billy, Julia Haltigan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, running tomorrow, April 23 through May 4, 2014. Details below!... (more...)
Hamilton Leithauser, Spottiswoode & His Enemies and More to Perform at Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/27 Hamilton Leithauser, Spottiswoode & His Enemies and More to Perform at Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of performances now through April 27. Check out the full schedule and details below!... (more...)
Phil Coulter Releases New Album ECHOES OF HOME on 4/29 Phil Coulter Releases New Album ECHOES OF HOME on 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Phil Coulter is a musical renaissance man. As composer, producer, artist, arranger and musical director Coulter seems to have done it all, from producing the seminal albums by Planxty that ignited the Irish traditional music renaissance to hits by pure pop group The Bay City Rollers to composing an... (more...)
Pacifika to Release New Album on 5/6 Pacifika to Release New Album on 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2014

Timing is everything. When you're in no hurry, with no expectations or outside pressure, the process of creation seems natural. This was the case in the making of global fusion outfit Pacifika's third album, Amor Planeta. The Vancouver-based trio of vocalist Silvana Kane, guitarist Adam Popowitz and... (more...)
Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw Lead Nominations for 49th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS, Airing Tonight! Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw Lead Nominations for 49th ANNUAL ACM AWARDS, Airing Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2014

The 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music's Party of the Year, honoring country music's superstars and hottest emerging talent, will air tonight, April 6, 2014.... (more...)












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