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Spire Center to Host Bluegrass Festival, 4/11 Spire Center to Host Bluegrass Festival, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Plymouth's Spire Center for Performing Arts presents a festival of the beloved genre of American Roots music with a Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, April 11, 5:30 pm at 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth. Four top acts present their own spin on bluegrass touched by overtones of country and Appalachia.... (more...)
THE KROPOTKINS to Release First New Album 'Portents of Love' 4/21 THE KROPOTKINS to Release First New Album 'Portents of Love' 4/21
by Danielle DeSisto - March 13, 2015

The Kropotkins, named after the Russian anarchist Peter Kropotkin, create music that hearkens back to the timeless artistry of American roots music and North Mississippi rhythm & blues and fife and drum.... (more...)
Live From Nashville Bringing Music City to the State Theatre, 4/12 Live From Nashville Bringing Music City to the State Theatre, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

America has long had a love affair with Country music, Country singers, Country musicians and Nashville! Direct from Music City, Live >From Nashville brings 'America's Music' to the State Theatre on Sunday, April 12th.... (more...)
Sean Combs & Mary J. Blige to Guest on Season Finale of ABC's BLACK-ISH; Jonathan Groff Directs Sean Combs & Mary J. Blige to Guest on Season Finale of ABC's BLACK-ISH; Jonathan Groff Directs
by TV News Desk - March 12, 2015

Music industry legends and longtime artistic collaborators Sean "Diddy" Combs and Mary J. Blige will reunite, this time on the small screen, as guest stars on the season finale of ABC's critically acclaimed hit comedy "black-ish,"... (more...)
2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 6/19-21 2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) on June 19 - 21, 2015.... (more...)
VIDEO: Zedd's 'I Want You to Know' Music Video ft. Selena Gomez VIDEO: Zedd's 'I Want You to Know' Music Video ft. Selena Gomez
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

Zedd has released his new dance-driven video for the single 'I Want You to Know' featuring Selena Gomez. Get a first look below!... (more...)
MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Tower of Power, 7/23 MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Tower of Power, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome Tower of Power with special guests Average White Band to Sound Board on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
EKLIPS Takes Vocal Acrobatics to the Big Apple EKLIPS Takes Vocal Acrobatics to the Big Apple
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

Sennheiser's MOMENTUM campaign has highlighted dozens of unique sound stories from all over the world: stories about creators with MOMENTUM and people who push the world forward with their creative passions.... (more...)
Nick Lachey Named New Spokesperson for Peanut Butter Left TWIX Nick Lachey Named New Spokesperson for Peanut Butter Left TWIX
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

The rivalry between Left and Right TWIX has taken a new (left) turn. Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that multiplatinum artist and television personality Nick Lachey has signed on to be the spokesperson for Peanut Butter Left TWIX, in an effort to give Left TWIX an edge over its counte... (more...)
STG's 14th Annual More Music with Music Director Sheila E. Returns in May STG's 14th Annual More Music with Music Director Sheila E. Returns in May
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

STG's signature youth music program, More Music @ The Moore celebrates its 14th year, with international superstar Sheila E.... (more...)
Aer to Perform at the Fox, 5/2 Aer to Perform at the Fox, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Aer with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015.... (more...)
Zoogma & JJ Evanoff Experience Come to the Fox, 4/29 Zoogma & JJ Evanoff Experience Come to the Fox, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Zoogma & JJ Evanoff Experience with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015.... (more...)
Yo-Yo Ma, Martha Graham Dance, THE RIVER and More Set for UW World Series' 2015-16 Season Yo-Yo Ma, Martha Graham Dance, THE RIVER and More Set for UW World Series' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2015

Executive and Artistic Director Michelle Witt today announced the UW World Series 2015-16 Season, featuring internationally acclaimed artists in music and dance from around the globe.... (more...)
FALL OUT BOY Honored as First-Ever Inductee into MYVu's 'Hall of Wood' FALL OUT BOY Honored as First-Ever Inductee into MYVu's 'Hall of Wood'
by TV News Desk - March 09, 2015

mtvU, MTV's 24-hour college network, today announced that Fall Out Boy will be the first-ever inductee into the "Hall of Wood" during the "2015 mtvU Woodie Awards" on MTV Friday, March 20... (more...)
VIDEO: Big Sean Performs 'I Don't Eff with You' ft. Rapper E-40 on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Big Sean Performs 'I Don't Eff with You' ft. Rapper E-40 on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Big Sean performed his chart-topping single, 'I Don't Eff with You,' with some help from rapper E-40. Check out the appearance below!... (more...)
VIDEO: One Direction & Jimmy Have a Floor Interview on TONIGHT VIDEO: One Direction & Jimmy Have a Floor Interview on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy talked to One Direction about what they're most grateful for this year and their album Four... (more...)
New York Duo Lion Babe to Join The Roots For Multi-Stop Tour New York Duo Lion Babe to Join The Roots For Multi-Stop Tour
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

New York duo LION BABE is preparing to hit the road for a five stop tour of the United States west coast, opening for The Roots on four of the five stops... (more...)
VIDEO: One Direction Performs Holiday Classic Using Classroom Instruments on TONIGHT VIDEO: One Direction Performs Holiday Classic Using Classroom Instruments on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - December 23, 2014

One Direction stopped by the TONIGHT SHOW Music Room to perform 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town' with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, using only classroom instruments. Check out the appearance below!... (more...)
FIESTA NAVIDAD Returns to the Segerstrom Center Tonight FIESTA NAVIDAD Returns to the Segerstrom Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes back the world renowned, Grammy- winning Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano for a celebratory evening of Mexican and American holiday songs, inspired choreography performed by Folklor Pasio?n Mexicana as well as audience sing-alongs in Fiesta Navidad tonight, ... (more...)
Second Wave of Acts Set for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Including LaBamba's Big Band Second Wave of Acts Set for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Including LaBamba's Big Band
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Jersey Shore legend RICHIE 'LaBAMBA' ROSENBERG, a late night TV fixture for the past 20 years anchoring the horn section in Conan O'Brien's band, will return to his roots to lead a very special version of his big band as host of the anchor event of LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 for its 15th anniversa... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Straight No Chaser to Perform Before 2015 Indianapolis 500 in May Straight No Chaser to Perform Before 2015 Indianapolis 500 in May
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser will perform "(Back Home Again in) Indiana" during the pre-race festivities for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 on May 24.... (more...)
Dr. Phillips Center Offers Jazz Roots Series Holiday Gift Package Dr. Phillips Center Offers Jazz Roots Series Holiday Gift Package
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is offering a three show package with $10 off the total ticket price, available for last minute shoppers from Monday, December 22nd through Wednesday, December 31st.... (more...)
Metropolitan Klezmer Releases 'Guys and Dolls and Bagels' for Hanukah Metropolitan Klezmer Releases 'Guys and Dolls and Bagels' for Hanukah
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER – hailed as “one of the finest American Klezmer Bands” by Songlines Magazine – continues to celebrate the holiday with the release of their fifth CD MAZEL MEANS GOOD LUCK. The record features the special Hanukah-inspired track “Guys & Dolls & Bagels”: an inspired klezmer medley ... (more...)
2015 California Roots Festival Announces Annual Pass Contest 2015 California Roots Festival Announces Annual Pass Contest
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

The 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival announces a new contest, "The Ultimate California Roots Annual Pass Contest," where one lucky winner will receive 1 general admission 3-day ticket to 2015's California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey plus 1 general admission ticket to... (more...)






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