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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...)
John Schneider and Tom Wopat's HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Album Hits Billboard Top 10 John Schneider and Tom Wopat's HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Album Hits Billboard Top 10
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

John Schneider and Tom Wopat -- the original stars of 'The Dukes of Hazzard' -- have hit the Billboard Top 10 with their new album Home for Christmas. For the week of December 20, the recording debuts at #10 on the 'Traditional Jazz' chart.... (more...)
A Far Cry's 'Dreams & Prayers' Nominated for Grammy Award A Far Cry's 'Dreams & Prayers' Nominated for Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Dreams & Prayers, the first album on A Far Cry's in-house record label Crier Records, has received a Grammy® nomination, the group's first, in the category “Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.”... (more...)
VIDEO: Foo Fighters Perform 'I Am a River' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Foo Fighters Perform 'I Am a River' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - December 19, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Music guest Foo Fighters performed 'I Am a River' for the Tonight Show audience. Check out the appearance below!... (more...)
Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale Today Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the AEG Live tour of Elvis Costellocoming to the Walt Disney Theater on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 for a 7:30 p.m. performance.... (more...)
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Juno What?! Come to the Fox, 3/21 Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Juno What?! Come to the Fox, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Pigeons Playing Ping Pong & Juno What?! with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.... (more...)
Reggae Legends The Green to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 2/3 Reggae Legends The Green to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Green with Through The Roots at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015.... (more...)
MOSCOT AND TARIQ 'Black Thought' Trotter Team for Collaboration MOSCOT AND TARIQ 'Black Thought' Trotter Team for Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

MOSCOT, the New York City institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear, has joined forces with 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, for a charitable collab... (more...)
Nick Jonas, Train & More Join ABC's NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE Performance Lineup Nick Jonas, Train & More Join ABC's NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2014

Brantley Gilbert, Ella Henderson, Nick Jonas, Nico & Vinz and Train join the biggest music celebration of the year with special performances from the Billboard Hollywood Party on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2015.'... (more...)
ESSENCE Black Women in Music Honors GRAMMY Winning Singer/Songwriter Jill Scott ESSENCE Black Women in Music Honors GRAMMY Winning Singer/Songwriter Jill Scott
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

ESSENCE, the premier brand for African-American women, will kick off a year-long commemoration of the 45 th anniversary of ESSENCE magazine in 2015 with an unforgettable Black Women in Music GRAMMY Awards Week celebration.... (more...)
VIDEO: Nick Jonas Surprises Shoppers with 'Jealous' Performance on FAO Schwarz Piano VIDEO: Nick Jonas Surprises Shoppers with 'Jealous' Performance on FAO Schwarz Piano
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2014

Nick Jonas gave shoppers at New York City's famed toy store FAO Schwarz a huge surprise this week when he performed his single 'Jealous' on the store's giant floor piano keys.... (more...)
VIDEO: Paul McCartney Talks Early Beatles Years & More on TONIGHT VIDEO: Paul McCartney Talks Early Beatles Years & More on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy talks to legendary Beatles musician Paul McCartney about favorite Christmas songs and Paul's early years with The Beatles.... (more...)
VIDEO: Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Sing Medley of Songs from 'Cheek to Cheek' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Sing Medley of Songs from 'Cheek to Cheek' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga performed a medley of the songs 'Cheek to Cheek' and 'It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)'... (more...)
The Band Perry Release Video For 'Gentle On My Mind' The Band Perry Release Video For 'Gentle On My Mind'
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

One of the most dynamic acts in music today, The Band Perry has both achieved massive mainstream success and gained major critical acclaim since delivering their platinum self-titled debut. Introducing the sibling trio as a powerful new force on the country scene, 2010's The Band Perry offered up fi... (more...)
Mahalia Barnes to Release Album of Bette Davis Covers, 2/24 Mahalia Barnes to Release Album of Bette Davis Covers, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Powerhouse singer Mahalia Barnes, one of the most impressive female vocalists to come out of Australia, and her band The Soul Mates have teamed up with American blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa to release an album of Betty Davis covers called Ooh Yea! The Betty Davis Songbook.... (more...)






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