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BIO: The Roots' co-founders Black Thought and ?uestlove met at the Philadelphia High School for Creative Performing Arts in an unusual manner. ?uestlove (Ahmir Thompson) recalls, in a 2008 Rolling Stone in... (read more...)

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THE ROOTS Celebrate Guitar Center's Anniversary with Times Square PerformanceTHE ROOTS Celebrate Guitar Center's Anniversary with Times Square Performance
August 12, 2014

In case you missed it, iconic New York hip-hop group The Roots performed last Thursday at Best Buy Theater in New York City in honor of Guitar Center's 50th Anniversary and the guitar retailer's new s... (more...)


X FACTOR Contestant Vino Alan Releases Exclusive Singles; Announces Debut EPX FACTOR Contestant Vino Alan Releases Exclusive Singles; Announces Debut EP
August 12, 2014

Vino Alan, the award winning singer/songwriter and fan favorite from the popular NBC television talent show X-Factor (Season 2), releases his debut single, "Angels & Aliens" on Muzooka. This is the fi... (more...)


VIDEO: OneRepublic Performs New Single 'Love Runs Out' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: OneRepublic Performs New Single 'Love Runs Out' on TONIGHT SHOW
August 12, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, music guest OneRepublic performed 'Love Runs Out' for studio audience. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


VIDEO: Chris Hardwick & Jimmy Duet on Seger Classic on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Chris Hardwick & Jimmy Duet on Seger Classic on TONIGHT SHOW
August 12, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, when Jimmy runs out of things to talk about with Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick, they serenade each other with a Bob Seger classic. (more...)


Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition WinnerExclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
August 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and relea... (more...)


Lena Prima Returns to Suncoast Showroom, 9/19Lena Prima Returns to Suncoast Showroom, 9/19
August 11, 2014

Recording artist and entertainer Lena Prima, youngest daughter of music legend Louis Prima, returns to the Suncoast Showroom bringing her powerful voice and infectious energy on September 19. (more...)


VIDEO: T.I. Performs 'Mediocre/About the Money' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: T.I. Performs 'Mediocre/About the Money' on TONIGHT SHOW
August 08, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, music guest T.I. performed 'Mediocre/About the Money' for studio audience. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


Maggie Bjorklund to Release 'Shaken' on 10/14Maggie Bjorklund to Release 'Shaken' on 10/14
August 07, 2014

Maggie Bjorklund is releasing a new album Shaken on September 29 in Europe and on October 14 in the United States via Bloodshot Records. The pre-order sale link is available here (https://www.bloodsho... (more...)


VIDEO: Wiz Khalifa Performs 'Stayin' Out All Night' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Wiz Khalifa Performs 'Stayin' Out All Night' on TONIGHT SHOW
August 07, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, music guest Wiz Khalifa performed 'Stayin' Out All Night' for studio audience. (more...)


VIDEO: Nick Cannon, Megan Fox & Wiz Khalifa Play Pictionary on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Nick Cannon, Megan Fox & Wiz Khalifa Play Pictionary on TONIGHT SHOW
August 07, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy and Wiz Khalifa teamed up to compete against Megan Fox and Nick Cannon in a game of Pictionary. (more...)


Florida Georgia Line & More to Perform on THE 2014 MISS USAFlorida Georgia Line & More to Perform on THE 2014 MISS USA
May 28, 2014

Florida Georgia Line, with special guest Nelly, and Marc Broussard will perform during the 63rd annual MISS USA® Competition (more...)


First Center for the Visual Arts to Kick Off First Fridays Concert Series, 6/27First Center for the Visual Arts to Kick Off First Fridays Concert Series, 6/27
May 28, 2014

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' popular summer concert series Frist Fridays kicks off Friday, June 27 with a performance by The Long Players. Now in its twelfth season, Frist Fridays take place ... (more...)


BREAKING: America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou Dies at 86BREAKING: 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 (more...)


Dave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae & More to Radio City Music HallDave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae & More to Radio City Music Hall
May 28, 2014

After selling out five consecutive comedy shows within minutes of announcement, DAVE CHAPPELLE and Live Nation have added three additional shows to feature CHAPPELLE along with several music guests pl... (more...)


Dave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monae and More to Radio City Music Hall, 6/24-26Dave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monae and More to Radio City Music Hall, 6/24-26
May 27, 2014

After selling out five consecutive comedy shows within minutes of announcement, Dave Chappelle and Live Nation have added three additional shows to feature Chappelle along with several music guests pl... (more...)


Pharrell Williams & Spike Lee to Team for AMERICAN EXPRESS UNSTAGED at NY's Apollo TheaterPharrell Williams & Spike Lee to Team for AMERICAN EXPRESS UNSTAGED at NY's Apollo Theater
May 27, 2014

Grammy award-winning, multiplatinum singer-songwriter and producer Pharrell Williams and award-winning director Spike Lee have been selected as the next pairing in its popular live stream music series... (more...)


VIDEO: Rascal Flatts Perform 'Rewind' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Rascal Flatts Perform 'Rewind' on TONIGHT SHOW
May 27, 2014

Music guest Rascal Flatts performed the single, 'Rewind' for The Tonight Show audience on NBC. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


First Look at Familiar Looking Strangers New Track SATURDAY NIGHTFirst Look at Familiar Looking Strangers New Track SATURDAY NIGHT
May 25, 2014

Familiar Looking Strangers grew up in the true English home of rock and roll, Liverpool, England. They played the Liverpool scene heavily in their early years including performances at the birthplace ... (more...)


In Rehearsal With JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena TourIn Rehearsal With JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - May 23, 2014

A first look at the talented cast of the new arena tour production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR was recently presented and the cast is currently in rehearsals, sharing ... (more...)


Elvis Costello to Play Capitol Center For The Arts Saturday, 6/28Elvis Costello to Play Capitol Center For The Arts Saturday, 6/28
May 23, 2014

Elvis Costello will take the stage solo at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 28 to perform songs from his entire career. (more...)


Wolf Trap to Present Daryl Hall & John Oates, Pixar in Concert, Sing-A-Long Grease & MoreWolf Trap to Present Daryl Hall & John Oates, Pixar in Concert, Sing-A-Long Grease & More
May 23, 2014

Australian roots-rock and jam band John Butler Trio will be appearing alongside the self-described "hippie with soul" R&B singer Allen Stone. (more...)


VIDEO: Will Ferrell & Chad Smith Have 'Drum-Off' Battle on JIMMY FALLONVIDEO: Will Ferrell & Chad Smith Have 'Drum-Off' Battle on JIMMY FALLON
May 23, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy officiates Will Ferrell's and Chad Smith's (drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers) battle for the title of greatest drummer on the Tonight Show (more...)


2014 California Roots Music and Arts Festival Set for Monterey County Fairgrounds This Weekend2014 California Roots Music and Arts Festival Set for Monterey County Fairgrounds This Weekend
May 23, 2014

The 5th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fairgrounds this weekend, May 23-25, 2014. This year's impressive lineup combines the best talen... (more...)


VIDEO: Barry Gibb Performs 'Jive Talkin' on JIMMY FALLONVIDEO: Barry Gibb Performs 'Jive Talkin' on JIMMY FALLON
May 22, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Barry Gibb performs 'Jive Talkin' with The Roots for The Tonight Show audience. Check out the performance below! (more...)


Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/1Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/1
May 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, today, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)







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