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Neil Diamond Celebrates '50' with Release of 3 CD Anniversary Collection Neil Diamond Celebrates '50' with Release of 3 CD Anniversary Collection
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

UME and CMG today announced the March 31st worldwide release of Neil Diamond 50 - The 50 th Anniversary Collection,a 3 CD Anniversary set whose announcement coincides with the legendary entertainer's birthday.... (more...)
Robin Thicke to Honor Late Father at The NHL100, John Legend to Make Special Appearance Robin Thicke to Honor Late Father at The NHL100, John Legend to Make Special Appearance
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2017

Academy Award and 10-time Grammy winner John Legend, and Grammy-nominated recording artists Robin Thicke and John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting will join host Jon Hamm, 2017 NHL® All-Star players and famous hockey fans for THE NHL100 presented by GEICO... (more...)
Okkervil River Announces Special Limited Dates as Acoustic Trio Okkervil River Announces Special Limited Dates as Acoustic Trio
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

Fresh off the release their widely acclaimed 2016 record 'Away,' Okkervil River has announced a special limited run of acoustic trio shows which will feature fan requests and rarities.... (more...)
Taylor Hicks, M. Ward, Paula Cole and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Taylor Hicks, M. Ward, Paula Cole and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, two solo performances by M. Ward of She & Him and Monsters of Folk, Grammy Award winner Paula Cole ("I Don't Want to Wait") and more.... (more...)
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers and More to Play Blue Note Napa This January Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers and More to Play Blue Note Napa This January
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Newly opened in October 2016 the Blue Note Napa is a jazz club/gourmet restaurant venue occupying the first floor of the historic Napa Valley Opera House.... (more...)
Chip Deffaa Releases THE CHIP DEFFAA SONGBOOK Chip Deffaa Releases THE CHIP DEFFAA SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2016

'The Chip Deffaa Songbook'—a double-album featuring nearly 40 theater songs by ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter Chip Deffaa--is out now.  The two-CD set gathers songs that Deffaa wrote or co-wrote for such shows of his as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!,' 'The Seven Little Foys,'  'Mad About the ... (more...)
Smokey Robinson Honored as King of Song at Star-Studded Gershwin Prize Tribute Smokey Robinson Honored as King of Song at Star-Studded Gershwin Prize Tribute
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

The two-day celebration of Smokey Robinson's 50-year career—and his selection as the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song—began in the nation's capital with a touching trip down the keyboard of George Gershwin's piano and ended with a rollicking concert of his gr... (more...)
'America's Got Talent' Winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Wraps up 2016 with Holiday Tour & New Album 'America's Got Talent' Winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Wraps up 2016 with Holiday Tour & New Album
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

2016 may have been a year filled with ups and downs for most, but it's been a non-stop rocket ride up for America's Got Talent winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.... (more...)
Bold New Musical Project to Honor Military Heroes Launched Through Kickstarter Bold New Musical Project to Honor Military Heroes Launched Through Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2016

Today at 11 a.m. EST, while America's largest traditional celebration of our veterans overtook the streets of New York City, a bold new chapter in a heralded music project honoring our military heroes was officially launched through Kickstarter.... (more...)
The AZ Swing Kings to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK and ALL THAT JAZZ 11/22 The AZ Swing Kings to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK and ALL THAT JAZZ 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2016

On Tuesday, November 22 the AZ Swing Kings bring you The Great American Songbook and All That Jazz! The AZ Swing Kings Orchestra is a Valley favorite and consists of 18 instrumentalists and a vocalist. The orchestra is under the direction of Lenny King - former creator and director of the Chicago Me... (more...)
Acclaimed Crooner Tony DeSare to Honor Piano Men from Debussy to Billy Joel Acclaimed Crooner Tony DeSare to Honor Piano Men from Debussy to Billy Joel
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

Jazz singer, pianist and composer Tony DeSare returns to Jones Hall Nov. 11-13 to perform I Love a Piano, a program honoring ultimate piano men led by Principal POPS Conductor Mike Krajewski.... (more...)
Morgan James, Freddie Jackson, Poi Dog Pondering & More Coming to City Winery Chicago Morgan James, Freddie Jackson, Poi Dog Pondering & More Coming to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Morgan James on her Reckless Abandon Tour, American soul singer Freddie Jackson, City Winery favorite Marc Broussard, Poi Dog Pondering's return for their 5th annual end of year residency and more.... (more...)
VIDEO: Chris Cornell Joins Yusuf Islam On Stage At Los Angeles Concert VIDEO: Chris Cornell Joins Yusuf Islam On Stage At Los Angeles Concert
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2016

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning, Golden Globe nominated singer and songwriter Chris Cornell joined Yusuf Islam on stage last night at the Pantages Theatre for a performance of 'Wild World'.... (more...)
Pittsfield CityJazz Festival Set for The Colonial This October Pittsfield CityJazz Festival Set for The Colonial This October
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Pittsfield CityJazz Festival, featuring The Karrin Allyson Trio and the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to The Colonial Theatre on Saturday, October 15 at 7:30pm.... (more...)
Singer Patrizio Buanne to Return to Ridgefield Playhouse This October Singer Patrizio Buanne to Return to Ridgefield Playhouse This October
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

The internationally acclaimed singer, Patrizio Buanne returns! Ingersoll Auto of Danbury World Music Series and The Ridgefield Playhouse presents an evening with Patrizio Buanne on Friday, October 21 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
Lenfell Hall Announces 35th Season Opening: A Harvest of Music & Song Lenfell Hall Announces 35th Season Opening: A Harvest of Music & Song
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2016

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Michael Buble to Release New Album 'Nobody But Me' This October Michael Buble to Release New Album 'Nobody But Me' This October
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2016

Michael Buble's new album NOBODY BUT ME Is scheduled to be released on October 21st, it was announced today by Warner Bros./ Reprise Records.... (more...)
Patrick Ames Announces Newest LP Release 'Standard Candles' Patrick Ames Announces Newest LP Release 'Standard Candles'
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

Usually when musicians get older, they turn to the American Songbook for new material, but Patrick Ames, a re-emerging songwriter in his early 60s, worked instead on creating a new suite of classics.... (more...)