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BWW Reviews: Seth Glier Charms Rockwood Music Hall BWW Reviews: Seth Glier Charms Rockwood Music Hall
by David Clarke - April 22, 2015

Nestled in the cozy, subterranean concert space that is Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, Seth Glier celebrated the release of his latest album on Friday, April 17 in New York City. In the intimate venue, he treated the packed to capacity room of fans with charismatic performances of songs from previous ... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Migguel Anggelo's LA CASA AZUL is Artful Latin Pop BWW CD Reviews: Migguel Anggelo's LA CASA AZUL is Artful Latin Pop
by David Clarke - April 21, 2015

Migguel Anggelo's sophomore album, LA CASA AZUL, was released today by Jupiter Moons Productions, LLC. The beautiful album is rich in metaphor and poetry, weaving classical art sensibilities into the Latin pop mindset. With lush musicality, resplendent lyrics, and opulent vocals, LA CASA AZUL spring... (more...)
BWW Reviews: JOHN MELLENCAMP Shows No Sign of Slowing Down at Rocking PPAC Show BWW Reviews: JOHN MELLENCAMP Shows No Sign of Slowing Down at Rocking PPAC Show
by Robert Barossi - April 17, 2015

Famous celebrities, singers, musicians, actors and the like, can often seem almost other-worldly. As if they're from some other dimension or planet, different from ours, one we'll never fully experience or understand. Others, though, seem so remarkably a part of our world and a familiar resident in ... (more...)
BWW Recap: Absence Makes the Heart Grow...Crazy? on BATES MOTEL BWW Recap: Absence Makes the Heart Grow...Crazy? on BATES MOTEL
by Danielle DeSisto - April 13, 2015

It won't be long before we've lost Norman to his 'Norma' counterpart, and this week's episode of BATES MOTEL sped the process!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Gregory Charles' VINTAGE LIVE is Electrifying Fun BWW Reviews: Gregory Charles' VINTAGE LIVE is Electrifying Fun
by David Clarke - April 13, 2015

With warmer weather and sunny days, New York City is ready to shake off the doldrums of winter. Luckily for the city that never sleeps, Canadian superstar Gregory Charles is bringing his revered piano man skills and keen ear for music to a truly unique concert experience. In a mindboggling pop-up on... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Seth Glier's IF I  COULD CHANGE ONE THING is Vibrantly Smooth BWW CD Reviews: Seth Glier's IF I COULD CHANGE ONE THING is Vibrantly Smooth
by David Clarke - April 08, 2015

Grammy nominated artist Seth Glier released his latest studio album, IF I COULD CHANGE ONE THING, on April 7, 2014. On the record, the 26 year old singer-songwriter brings a charming pop sensibility to these mostly mellow tunes. Crafting an album that reminds listeners of artists like Ed Sheeran and... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ARIANA GRANDE at Madison Square Garden BWW Reviews: ARIANA GRANDE at Madison Square Garden
by Kathryn Kitt - April 08, 2015

It was very interesting to experience Ariana Grande at Madison Square Garden with my 8 year old daughter - who has been a huge fan since her days in 'Victorious' and 'Sam & Cat' on Nickelodeon. Grande clearly capitalized on this audience for her 'Honeymoon Tour' gimmick.... (more...)
BWW #TBT CD Reviews: Amy Lynn & The Gunshow's DON'T TRIP ON THE GLITTER is a Party in Your Ears BWW #TBT CD Reviews: Amy Lynn & The Gunshow's DON'T TRIP ON THE GLITTER is a Party in Your Ears
by David Clarke - April 02, 2015

Imagine that ska-era No Doubt had a baby with the soulful divas of 70s disco and their horn sections. That is what Amy Lynn & The Gunshow sounds like. After being blown away by a live performance at 54 Below, I knew I had to get my hands on their album DON'T TRIP ON THE GLITTER, which is just as imp... (more...)
BWW Reviews:  Audra McDonald Mesmerizes at Strathmore BWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Mesmerizes at Strathmore
by Jennifer Perry - March 28, 2015

I could probably write a one sentence review of Audra McDonald's concert at Bethesda's magnificent Music Center at Strathmore that would sum up my reaction quite well. It would read something like this: Audra is perfection and can do anything.... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Steve Grand's ALL AMERICAN BOY is Earnest, Relatable Country BWW CD Reviews: Steve Grand's ALL AMERICAN BOY is Earnest, Relatable Country
by David Clarke - March 23, 2015

Following the success of his debut single 'All American Boy,' Steve Grand began working on his debut album of the same title. Raising over $325,000, his album is currently the third most funded project in Kickstarter's history. Tomorrow, March 25, 20115, the stellar game-changing country album ALL A... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Eugenia León Pays Tribute to the Greats at Kennedy Center with VOCES DE MUJERES, VOCES DEL PUEBLO BWW Reviews: Eugenia León Pays Tribute to the Greats at Kennedy Center with VOCES DE MUJERES, VOCES DEL PUEBLO
by Jennifer Perry - March 16, 2015

Famed Mexican singer Eugenia Leon made her Kennedy Center debut this weekend and put succinctly, at least musically, it proved to be a debut to remember.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Jane Monheit Presents Stunning Tribute to Judy Garland BWW Reviews: Jane Monheit Presents Stunning Tribute to Judy Garland
by Michael L. Quintos - March 16, 2015

Any opportunity to catch two-time Grammy-nominated international jazz superstar and frequent favorite BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award-winner Jane Monheit bring her talents to a local venue outside of New York (and even nearby Los Angeles) is its own cause for celebration. That was certainly evidenced by... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Brian Gallagher's ALL THAT'S AHEAD is Smartly Captivating and Emotional BWW CD Reviews: Brian Gallagher's ALL THAT'S AHEAD is Smartly Captivating and Emotional
by David Clarke - March 14, 2015

Broadway veteran Brian Gallagher is a bona fide singer/songwriter. His debut album ALL THAT'S AHEAD, featuring a healthy handful of appearances from his wife Megan Hilty, is informed by the emotional sincerity and unembellished structure of the blues tradition and the genuine strength of singer/song... (more...)
BWW Reviews: BILLY JOEL at Madison Square Garden is Sensational BWW Reviews: BILLY JOEL at Madison Square Garden is Sensational
by Leigh Byron - March 11, 2015

Music icon Billy Joel is no stranger to Madison Square Garden. Joel has performed there monthly since January 2014 and, as MSG's fourth franchise (joining the Knicks, Rangers, and Liberty), his monthly residency will continue indefinitely providing the demand exists.... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Legacy Recordings' THE SOUND OF MUSIC – 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION is Truly Alive BWW CD Reviews: Legacy Recordings' THE SOUND OF MUSIC – 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION is Truly Alive
by David Clarke - March 10, 2015

The hills are still alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC. With THE SOUND OF MUSIC - 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION fans of the film will have every sung moment and more orchestral cues all on one disc, making this re-release of the cherished score one worth climbing every mountain and fording every stream for.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DIANA KRALL Brings Unmistakable Talent and Style to PPAC with WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR BWW Reviews: DIANA KRALL Brings Unmistakable Talent and Style to PPAC with WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR
by Robert Barossi - March 05, 2015

While Providence Performing Arts Center is known by many as the place in town where the big touring Broadway musicals make their local stop, PPAC isn't just about the Broadway shows. It's also a venue with a reputation for bringing in countless other kinds of performances, from stand-up comedy to in... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Rachel Potter's NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE Vivacious and Heartfelt BWW CD Reviews: Rachel Potter's NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE Vivacious and Heartfelt
by David Clarke - March 03, 2015

Despite growing up in Texas, I more or less hated country music for most of my life. If only more of it had sounded like Rachel Potter's first full length album NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE. If it had, I may have been a fan of the genre earlier. Mixing in sensibilities of pop and rock, Rachel Potter's bra... (more...)
VIDEO: Darren Criss Previews This Week's GLEE Featuring His Original Song; First Listen! VIDEO: Darren Criss Previews This Week's GLEE Featuring His Original Song; First Listen!
by TV News Desk - March 03, 2015

In an ETonline exclusive video, GLEE's Darren Criss previews Friday night's all-new episode of the FOX musical dramedy which features his original song 'Rise.'... (more...)
BWW Reviews: MASEKELA and MAHLESELA are Magnificent BWW Reviews: MASEKELA and MAHLESELA are Magnificent
by Leigh Byron - February 26, 2015

Music legends Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlesela thrilled the audience in a one-night only performance at the McCarter Theater Center in Princeton, NJ, on February 25 with two hours of music, oral history, and inspiration. The musicians are touring in celebration of twenty years of democracy in South ... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' ANTHONY NEWLEY SINGS 'THE GOOD OLD BAD OLD DAYS!' is Interesting BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' ANTHONY NEWLEY SINGS 'THE GOOD OLD BAD OLD DAYS!' is Interesting
by David Clarke - February 25, 2015

For me, Anthony Newley is Matthew Mugg. It wouldn't be until 2015 that I discovered that Anthony Newley is responsible for some of my favorite music, and that he wrote a ton of material with Leslie Bricusse. This piqued my curiosity in Stage Door Records' release of ANTHONY NEWLEY SINGS " THE GOOD O... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Broadway Records' SIDE SHOW (Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording) Will Be Stuck With You BWW Reviews: Broadway Records' SIDE SHOW (Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording) Will Be Stuck With You
by David Clarke - February 24, 2015

With the tagline "It Will Never Leave You," the much anticipated Broadway revival of SIDE SHOW closed at the St. James Theatre faster than most expected it to. Spanning 26 tracks and totaling 1 hour and 19 minutes worth of music, SIDE SHOW (Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording) is an album that is ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: LACHANZE Brings Cool Rhythms, Stellar Vocals to Kennedy Center Cabaret Debut BWW Reviews: LACHANZE Brings Cool Rhythms, Stellar Vocals to Kennedy Center Cabaret Debut
by Jennifer Perry - February 16, 2015

She can do it it all.... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY (Original Score) is a Glorious Slice of Americana BWW CD Reviews: THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY (Original Score) is a Glorious Slice of Americana
by David Clarke - February 13, 2015

I adore well written scores and gorgeous orchestral pieces, so I was thrilled when THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY (Original Score) landed in my mailbox. This music was chosen and written to accompany the film by the same title by Ken Burns, and it also serves as a gorgeous slice of Americana.... (more...)
VIDEO: OSCAR Preview - Who Will Be the Next 'Let It Go'? Nominees for Best Original Song! VIDEO: OSCAR Preview - Who Will Be the Next 'Let It Go'? Nominees for Best Original Song!
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2015

This year's Academy Award's Best Original song category include musical numbers from Selma, Beyond the Lights, Begin Again, The Lego Movie and the documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Mine.... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Sh-K-Boom's THE LAST FIVE YEARS (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is Delightfully Intimate BWW CD Reviews: Sh-K-Boom's THE LAST FIVE YEARS (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is Delightfully Intimate
by David Clarke - February 10, 2015

Since THE LAST FIVE YEARS' New York debut, this intimate musical about failed romance has been an evergreen favorite. Just in time for Valentine's Day audiences are being given the opportunity to fall in love with the material all over again. Today, Sh-K-Boom and Razor & Tie released the hotly antic... (more...)


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