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by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

Reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year, THE BAND PERRY, received a nomination for the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards.... (more...)
Award-Winning Poet/Singer Tai Allen to Release Live Performance Album, 2/2 Award-Winning Poet/Singer Tai Allen to Release Live Performance Album, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

Brooklyn-based poet and singer, Tai Allen, will release his premiere live performance project, 'Live Produce', February 2, 2015 via Afrockin Entertainment.... (more...)
Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter Set for MOSCOT Benefit Concert, 2/12 Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter Set for MOSCOT Benefit Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter (lead vocalist and co-founder of the Grammy winning hip-hop group The Roots, featured nightly on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Jeremy Ellis (Human Music Machine), and Ray Angry (GRAMMY Nominated on Keys) are set for MOSCOT's intimate, once-in-a-lifetime... (more...)
Sufjan Stevens Launches North American Tour at Academy of Music, 4/10 Sufjan Stevens Launches North American Tour at Academy of Music, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

To celebrate the release of his forthcoming album Carrie & Lowell, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens will tour North America beginning in Philadelphia at theAcademy of Music on Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, January 30 at 10 a.m.... (more...)
Cheyenne Jackson to Perform at GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony to Be Streamed Live Cheyenne Jackson to Perform at GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony to Be Streamed Live
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2015

The GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony will take place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live internationally at GRAMMY.com/live and CBS.com.... (more...)
Rosanne Cash Will Be Carnegie Hall's 'Perspectives' Artist in 2015-16 Rosanne Cash Will Be Carnegie Hall's 'Perspectives' Artist in 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

As part of its 2015-2016 season announcement, Carnegie Hall today shared that singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash will curate a four-concert Perspectives series at the Hall beginning in October 2015.... (more...)
Eliza Gilkyson to Play McCabe's Guitar Center, 2/21 Eliza Gilkyson to Play McCabe's Guitar Center, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

Eliza Gilkyson will be playing a concert in support of her new Red House Records release, The Nocturne Diaries, the first new album in three years from Grammy-nominated, Austin Music Hall of Fame member. Produced and recorded in her hometown of Austin with her son, Cisco Ryder, The Nocturne Diaries ... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2015-2016 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as wide-ranging education and community programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. The upcoming season includes performances by many of the ... (more...)
Austin's Euphoria Music Festival Announces First-Round Artist Lineup; Runs 4/10-12 Austin's Euphoria Music Festival Announces First-Round Artist Lineup; Runs 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

Euphoria Music + Camping Festival, a three-day music and camping festival returning to Austin, Texas this April 10 - 12, 2015, has announced its first round of artists. Featuring both DJ and live sets, Euphoria is continuing its mission of remaining true to its electronic roots, while showcasing the... (more...)
T. Graham Brown Releases New Solo Album FOREVER CHANGED T. Graham Brown Releases New Solo Album FOREVER CHANGED
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

It's been almost a decade since T. Graham Brown has released a new studio album, but that drought comes to an end today with the release of Forever Changed. The disc is released by Mansion Entertainment and distributed by Sony RED Distribution and Provident. The album is also available through Crack... (more...)
Gregg Allman to Play Minneapolis' Pantages, 3/27 Gregg Allman to Play Minneapolis' Pantages, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

Gregg Allman, the legendary southern rock icon and founding member of The Allman Brothers, brings his eight piece band to Minneapolis at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave.). Allman will perform a range of classics from the Allman Brothers... (more...)
Elio Villafranca to Premiere CINQUE - MUSIC OF THE CARIBBEAN at Jazz at Lincoln Center, 2/20-21 Elio Villafranca to Premiere CINQUE - MUSIC OF THE CARIBBEAN at Jazz at Lincoln Center, 2/20-21
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Elio Villafranca brings an all-star band with special guest Jon Faddis into The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on February 20-21 for the world premiere of 'Cinque - Music of the Caribbean.'... (more...)
Singer/Songwriter Chris Moore Releases First Record in Three Years 'Harmless Blues' Singer/Songwriter Chris Moore Releases First Record in Three Years 'Harmless Blues'
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Now, three years after the release of his last record with Moore & Sons, Holdouts, Moore returns with a new solo studio record, 'Harmless Blues', which will be released tomorrow, 1/27 through CEN/RED.... (more...)
Ariana Grande, Will Ferrell Set for JIMMY FALLON's Post-Super Bowl Show, 2/1 Ariana Grande, Will Ferrell Set for JIMMY FALLON's Post-Super Bowl Show, 2/1
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2015

Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Ariana Grande will be guest stars when "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" airs a special post-Super Bowl telecast on Sunday, Feb. 1... (more...)
Sufjan Stevens Set to Tour North America This Spring Sufjan Stevens Set to Tour North America This Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

To celebrate the release of his forthcoming album Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens will tour North America beginning in April.... (more...)
Tribal Seeds to Bring Refreshing Rock to the Boulder Theater This Spring Tribal Seeds to Bring Refreshing Rock to the Boulder Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

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VIDEO: Legendary Rock Band Motley Crue Perform on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Legendary Rock Band Motley Crue Perform on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - January 23, 2015

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VIDEO: Blake Shelton Takes 'The Whisper Challenge' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Blake Shelton Takes 'The Whisper Challenge' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - January 23, 2015

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Matchbox Twenty 'Takeover' AXS TV in Special Event, 2/15 Matchbox Twenty 'Takeover' AXS TV in Special Event, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

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Sumcommon to Present Josh Panda and the Hot Damned, 2/6 Sumcommon to Present Josh Panda and the Hot Damned, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

SunCommon is teaming up with Middlebury's Town Hall Theater to bring Josh Panda to town! All proceeds from the February 6 concert will go to Just Power, an Addison County-based energy advocacy organization, to support their efforts to promote clean energy and reduce the use of fossil fuels.... (more...)
Imagine Dragons & Hard Rock Team to Benefit The Tyler Robinson Foundation Imagine Dragons & Hard Rock Team to Benefit The Tyler Robinson Foundation
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

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Grammy Nominated CLEAN BANDID Unveils Marathon North American Tour Schedule Grammy Nominated CLEAN BANDID Unveils Marathon North American Tour Schedule
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

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by TV News Desk - January 21, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

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