On Monday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m. the hugely successful The Rhythms of One World 2015 Choral Festival (TROW2015) came to a close with a performance at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. The festival has been a global event celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, 'We the Peoples.' Scroll down for photos from the concert!
On Wednesday, June 17, country music powerhouses Reba, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn reunited onstage to premiere their new, one-of-a-kind residency, REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Over the past two weeks, the superstar entertainers have performed to sold-out crowds and multiple standing ovations, bringing a unique pairing of their biggest hits and exciting collaborations to the stage night after night. Scroll down for photos!
Hundreds of people filled Beverly Canon Gardens on Thursday evening, June 25 to honor actress June Lockhart on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Gary Greene, Esq. and His Big Band of Barristers played the classic songs from the big band era as members of the audience sang and danced. Beverly Hills City Councilmember Nancy Krasne presented Lockhart with a proclamation and noted that Lockhart resided in Beverly Hills for more than two decades from the 1940s to the mid 1960s. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Taylor Swift kicked off her 1989 tour in Philadelphia on Friday night, and she had a surprise for the audience. Her friends Mariska Hargitay and Cara Delevigne joined her on stage as the three sang Swift's recent hit 'Style.' Below, check out Swift's Instagram pics of the special evening!
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, legendary singer and guitarist B.B. King, known as the 'King of the Blues' passed away on May 14th in Las Vegas at the age of 89. The news was announced by his attorney. On May 1st, King revealed that he had entered hospice care after being in poor health for an extended period.
An architect of the Southern California sound and a huge influence on modern songwriting, JD Souther has written and co-written hits by the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt and the Dixie Chicks among many others. On the heels of his highly anticipated new album, Tenderness, JD Souther performed at Cafe Carlyle in a one night engagement, May 9. Scroll down for photos from the concert!
Last week the National YoungArts Foundation took over Manhattan offering approximately 120 aspiring artists (actors, dancers, designers, cinematagraphers, musicians, photographers, singers, visual artists and writers, all ages 15 - 18) the life changing opportunity to participate in more than 50 master classes, as well as studio visits, workshops and tours. Scroll down for photos from throughout the week!
Today, 437 local nonprofit organizations will be seeking donations during the second annual, 24-hour GREAT GIVE, sponsored by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the United Way of Palm Beach County. But yesterday, 10 of these nonprofits united for a musical overture to this year's GREAT GIVE as nine talented pianists simultaneously played nine painted pianos in the poolside Palm Court at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos!
Multiplatinum-selling recording artist Nick Jonas performed his hit single 'Chains' on last night's telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE. Check out photos from the appearance below!
Sing for Hope is thrilled to announce that the Sing for Hope Pianos will return to New York City for the fourth time in Summer 2015. In partnership with the City of New York and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, this year's program features fifty artist-designed pianos placed throughout the five boroughs from June 5-June 21 for all to enjoy. Scroll down for a look at last year's event!
Last night, Saturday, April 4, OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace was a sight to see as singer, songwriter and actress Katharine McPhee was spotted enjoying a night out with a group of friends. In town celebrating her birthday, the talented star headed to the new nightspot for a true Vegas-style party. Scroll down for photos!
On Saturday, April 4, celebrated vocalist Fiora ushered in the 2015 pool season at Azure Luxury Pool at the Palazzo Las Vegas. Fiora dazzled pool attendees with two 30-minute performance sets, performing her unique brand of classically influenced pop ballads. Guests reveled in Fiora's infectious tracks into the late afternoon, while soaking in the first sunrays of Azure's long awaited re-entry into pool season. Scroll down for photos!
On April 2, 2015 The Very Best of Celtic Thunder tour which will visit 45 cities across the US and Canada in the spring of 2015 played a stop at The Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ.Check out photos from the tour below!
Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) dominated this year's 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taped on March 28th in Las Vegas, winning half of the 28 categories with a total of 14 awards including most of the major categories: Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, Choir of the Year and CD of the Year. Celebrating wins for the #1 hits from Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard, William McDowell and Michelle Williams, career honors were also bestowed with Bishop Paul S. Morton receiving the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pastor Shirley Caesar and Ricky Dillard inducted into the 2015 inaugural class of Stellar Honors honorees with special medallions. Scroll down for photos from the post-awards celebration!
Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) dominated this year's 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taped on March 28th in Las Vegas, winning half of the 28 categories with a total of 14 awards including most of the major categories: Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, Choir of the Year and CD of the Year. Celebrating wins for the #1 hits from Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard, William McDowell and Michelle Williams, career honors were also bestowed with Bishop Paul S. Morton receiving the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pastor Shirley Caesar and Ricky Dillard inducted into the 2015 inaugural class of Stellar Honors honorees with special medallions. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Last night, the 2015 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS returned to the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, The event was televised live on NBC and broadcast simultaneously on iHeartMedia stations nationwide and across the iHeartRadio digital music platform.
At 7 p.m. on Monday evening, March 2, with every seat in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater occupied, almost 400 chorus members from 7 to 18 from the Young People's Chorus of New York City streamed on stage and filled the balcony boxes above. Joining them was the evening's host, Broadway star Norm Lewis, and in the pit YPC Artistic Director Francisco J. Nuñez gave the downbeat to The New York Pops to get YPC's gala evening off to an exciting start by singing...and dancing...'Magic To Do' from Pippin. Scroll down for photos from the concert!
On Monday, March 2nd, pop art icon Peter Max showcased a series of 27 portraits of Frank Sinatra throughout his esteemed 50-year career. The exhibition was attended by Nancy Sinatra, and her daughter Amanda Erlinger and kicked-off the yearlong celebrations being held around the world for Frank Sinatra's Centennial. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Hosting a Billboard #1 Gospel Hits album celebration in Chicago, eOne Music welcomed a packed crowd of fans and tastemakers to Angels & Kings at the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago on Thursday February 26th, where the night included a meet and greet with gospel artist, and Chicago pastor Charles Jenkins, whose hit song “Awesome” with Fellowship Chicago, is among the #1 hits featured on the compilation.
FAIR PLAY - EP/Video Release and Show took place at 42West, located at 512 West 42nd Street. The soul and folk trio of Elizabeth A. Davis, David Abeles, and Will Connolly made their 42West debut featuring special guest artists from the worlds of Broadway, Television and Film. The concert took place Monday, February 23rd, 2015.
For the eleventh year in a row, Chef Wayne Elias and his business partner Chris Diamond of Crumble Catering dished it up for a cavalcade of stars at the 23nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party held at West Hollywood Park. This marked the third year Chef Wayne and his Crumble Catering team collaborated with Chef Gordon Ramsay to create the perfect dining experience for Hollywood's biggest night. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Following the soldout Manhattan-based concert series 'The Papering Sessions', a successful digital album release, and the launch of the online docuseries 'Off the Wall,' songwriter Blake Pfeil will release a music video for the title track off his debut album 'Wallpaper' Sunday, March 1, 2015. Scroll down for photos from behind the scenes!
Common and his friends such as Oprah, Kelly Rowland, director Ava DuVernay, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Shonda Rhimes, Carmen Ejogo and Andre Holland toasted with CÎROC to their Best Picture nomination for SELMA at Ysabel in West Hollywood on Friday, February 20th. Scroll down for photos!
Jacob Langfelder presents FAIR PLAY EP/Video Release and Show. The soul and folk trio of Elizabeth A. Davis, David Abeles, and Will Connolly will be making their 42West debut featuring special guest artists from the worlds of Broadway, Television and Film. The concert takes place Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 8:00pm (Doors open at 7:00pm). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the team in the studio!
It was a SRO as the Class of 2015 took the stage at Colorado Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB), Firefall, Poco & Manassas with the classic Grammy-winning song "Will The Circle Be Unbroken." Scroll down for photos!
Brooklyn's newest cover band is ready to tour. After a successful appearance at The Producer's Club in Manhattan and positive feedback on MDemo, the band's first recordings, Reverend Mary and the M Band, led by Mary Elizabeth Micari and Andrew Liebowitz will begin touring clubs, halls, and bars. Scroll down for photos of the band!
Below, check out photos from the gala event featuring Broadway's Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara, and Jessie Mueller, Martin Short, who will soon star in Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY and Sting, currently making his Broadway debut in THE LAST SHIP.
The National GUITAR Museum announced that Buddy Guy, the pioneering electric blues guitarist who influenced a generation of rock guitarists, is the recipient of its 'Lifetime Achievement' Award for 2014. Buddy is the fifth recipient of the award, following David 'Honeyboy' Edwards in 2010, Roger McGuinn of The Byrds in 2011, B.B. King in 2012, and 'James Bond' guitarist Vic Flick in 2013. Scroll down for photos!
On Monday, Dec 15th 2014 over a 100 artists, musicians, educators, and entrepreneurs gathered in Harlem for Shaun Derik's annual Holiday Jazz and Toy Drive (Shaun Derik's GOOD Night). Shaun Derik is a nationally acclaimed youth empowerment speaker. His clients include the Ohio and Mississippi Departments of Education, National Police Activities League, Pride, FBLA and Big Brothers Big Sister of New York. Shaun Derik's GOOD parties feature live jazz musicians, Broadway performers, an in-house chef as guests come together to benefit a specific cause. This year's cause: Toys for Inner City Children. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Traditional holiday melodies, the jazziest klezmer tunes and musical surprises from renowned performers like vocalist Magda Fishman, vocalist and actress Rachel Yucht, virtuoso bouzouki player Avram Pengas, clarinetist Dimitry Zisl Slepovitch and several others filled the air when the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene kicked off New York City's Chanukah season with a free community-wide 'Songs of Chanukah' concert last weekend in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Scroll down for photos!