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Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University to Kick Off BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL, 9/4 Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University to Kick Off BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University announces the programming for THE BILLY STRAYHORN FESTIVAL, September 4 - November 21, celebrating the 100th birthday of the late Billy Strayhorn. The Festival begins with the Chicago Jazz Festival, Friday, Sept. 4 in Millennium Park, continues at vario... (more...)
Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16 Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

George Street Playhouse announced today that award-winning vocalist MAUREEN McGOVERN will make a special appearance at the New Brunswick theatre on Wednesday, September 16 at 8pm.  Joined on stage by her music director JEFF HARRIS, Ms. McGovern will offer selections from her newest show and upcoming... (more...)
Faith Prince, Joshua Bell & More Set for Arizona Musicfest 2016 Faith Prince, Joshua Bell & More Set for Arizona Musicfest 2016
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

Arizona Musicfest announces the lineup for its 25th Anniversary year, with superstar violinist Joshua Bell to headline the 6 week-long music event.  ... (more...)
Columbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame Columbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2015

Jazz organist Bobby Floyd, jazz saxophonist Carl Sally, and jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson will take their place on the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, July 25, at 7 pm. Sponsored by the State Auto Insurance Companies, the event is free and open to the public.... (more...)
Jazz Journalists Association Honors Chicago Writer/Broadcaster Neil Tesser Jazz Journalists Association Honors Chicago Writer/Broadcaster Neil Tesser
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

Neil Tesser, a Chicago-based jazz journalist, broadcaster, author, educator, former chair of the board of trustees of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and current board member of the Jazz Journalists Association, was honored with the JJA's 2015 Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalis... (more...)
The Nash Sets June Lineup The Nash Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

 June is getting Jazzy as The Nash's calendar heats up for the summer. The jazz club brings some new groups to the venue including Rachel Eckroth performing with Holly Pyle, Sloth Moth for First Friday and the fascinating Nautabot. ... (more...)
Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3 Ramsey Lewis Moves TPAC Concert to Oct 3
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Due to unforeseen circumstances, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis' upcoming performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center is being rescheduled for Saturday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
Make Music Day 2015 Resounds Across 20+ U.S. Cities This June Make Music Day 2015 Resounds Across 20+ U.S. Cities This June
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Music will fill the air as Make Music Day, the world's largest annual music event, returns with a wild and wonderful mix of free, outdoor music-making on June 21, the first day of summer.... (more...)
REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Meat Loaf Among RiverEdge Summer 2015 Lineup REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire, Meat Loaf Among RiverEdge Summer 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

City of Aurora Mayor Thomas Weisner announced today the 2015 line up of concerts and events at RiverEdge Park, downtown Aurora's beautiful outdoor concert venue, primed to launch its third season this summer.... (more...)
Sun Soul Orchestra to Release Full-Length CD Debut 'What Matters Most', 4/28 Sun Soul Orchestra to Release Full-Length CD Debut 'What Matters Most', 4/28
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo Théard and Ginger Murphy.... (more...)
Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

National Recording Registry To “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin Recordings Named American Treasures... (more...)
Ramsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, 4/25 Ramsey Lewis to Bring 50th Anniversary Celebration to Nashville, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Ramsey Lewis, the iconic jazz great and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award winner, brings his 50th Anniversary performance of "The 'In' Crowd" and "Hang on Ramsey" to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's James K. Polk Theater on Saturday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Set for 3/20 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Set for 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

The 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Friday March 20 and Saturday March 21 in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two - night extravaganza that will be a real treat for music lovers! Doors open at 6:30pm both ni... (more...)
CJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This Spring CJO to Welcome Pianist Monty Alexander This Spring
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, presents its spring concert series beginning with its April 11th performance featuring pianist Monty Alexander. Alexander will be featured in a performance of his own special brand of American jazz, popular son... (more...)
KATHY KOSINS: THE LADIES OF COOL Set for Harris Center, 2/26-28 KATHY KOSINS: THE LADIES OF COOL Set for Harris Center, 2/26-28
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

Vocalist Kathy Kosins is an ASCAP award winning songwriter and record producer who has won the hearts of critics and fans around the globe with her eclectic musical palette that expands the rich history of jazz. In a multimedia concert salute The Ladies of Cool Kathy brings to life the extraordinary... (more...)
Tiempo Libre to Play Byham Theater, 2/18 Tiempo Libre to Play Byham Theater, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural trust announced today that the three-time Grammy nominated Cuban timba group Tiempo Libre will perform on Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30 pm at the Byham Theater (101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) as part of the Cohen & Grigsby TRUST PRESENTS Series.... (more...)
Bagpiper Cristina Pato to Perform at Ware Center, 1/28 Bagpiper Cristina Pato to Perform at Ware Center, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Bagpiper, pianist and composer Cristina Pato will perform at the Ware Center of Millersville University on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the performing arts center's World Music and Festivals series. The concert is made possible by an ArtsConnect grant from the Mid Atlantic Arts Found... (more...)
Centenary Stage Company's January Jazz Fest Continues with Stanton Davis Jr. and New Orleans Sound Centenary Stage Company's January Jazz Fest Continues with Stanton Davis Jr. and New Orleans Sound
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

?Centenary Stage Company's annual January Jazz Fest continues this month with Stanton Davis Jr. and the New Orleans Sound on Saturday, January 17 at 8pm in the Sitnik Theater located in the David and Carol Lackland Center on the campus of Centenary College. Born and raised in the rich musical tradi... (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...)
Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers Play the Encore Theater Tonight Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers Play the Encore Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Debuting tonight, Dec. 16, Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers brings a vibrant and talented cast of 34 singers and dancers, backed by an on-stage 30-piece orchestra, to the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale now at wynnlasvegas.com.... (more...)
Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 12/19 Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 12/19
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 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. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 19, 2014 and may be purchased by calling the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 84... (more...)
Chicago Jazz Orchestra Chosen As Kennedy Center Honors Gala House Orchestra Chicago Jazz Orchestra Chosen As Kennedy Center Honors Gala House Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2014

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Lindberg, is excited and honored to have been chosen to perform at the 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala on December 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. This performance will mark the 26th consecutive year that the CJO has ... (more...)
Noam Pikelny Plays CAPA Tonight Noam Pikelny Plays CAPA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2014

Arguably two of the most celebrated roots musicians of their generation, Aoife O'Donovan (Crooked Still) and Noam Pikelny (Punch Brothers) have been crossing paths at venues and festivals for the last decade.... (more...)
Holiday Pops! Concert to Feature Beckie Menzie,Tom Michael & Chicago Chamber Orchestra, 12/07 Holiday Pops! Concert to Feature Beckie Menzie,Tom Michael & Chicago Chamber Orchestra, 12/07
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2014

Deck the Halls, FA-LA-LA, and Jingle-Jangle your way through the 2014 Holiday Pops! concert featuring America's oldest chamber orchestra: the Chicago Chamber Orchestra and Chicago's most in-demand cabaret duo: After Dark Award- winners Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael.... (more...)
Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers to Play Encore Theater, 12/16 Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers to Play Encore Theater, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2014

Debuting on Dec. 16, Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers brings a vibrant and talented cast of 34 singers and dancers, backed by an on-stage 30-piece orchestra, to the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale now at wynnlasvegas.com.... (more...)



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