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MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome The Jacksons to Sound Board, 6/12MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome The Jacksons to Sound Board, 6/12
April 23, 2014

MotorCity Casino Hotel welcomes Jackie, Tito, Marlon and Jermaine, The Jacksons to Sound Board on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)


IDOL Finalist Casey Abrams & More Set for Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert SeriesIDOL Finalist Casey Abrams & More Set for Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Summer Concert Series
April 22, 2014

Chart-toppers The Smithereens, renowned blues guitarist Coco Montoya, American Idol finalist Casey Abrams, classic '60s rock act Vanilla Fudge, and Texas-based rockers Green River Ordinance highlight ... (more...)


Colin Blunstone of The Zombies to Perform at Bridge Street Live, 5/9Colin Blunstone of The Zombies to Perform at Bridge Street Live, 5/9
April 18, 2014

Colin Blunstone of The Zombies at Bridge Street Live is set for Friday, May 9th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $45 GA, $65 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/colin_bluns... (more...)


UMe Announces Exclusive Record Store Day Releases from Nirvana, Soundgarden & MoreUMe Announces Exclusive Record Store Day Releases from Nirvana, Soundgarden & More
April 16, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is pleased to announce exclusive releases for Record Store Day from Nirvana, Soundgarden, Blue Note Records, Frank Zappa, Rick James and Public Enemy. (more...)


Ben Edquist, Arlo Hill and Natalie Ballenger Named Winners of 2014 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITIONBen Edquist, Arlo Hill and Natalie Ballenger Named Winners of 2014 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION
April 15, 2014

Ben Edquist, of Houston, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 12, 2014, in Kilbourn Hall of... (more...)


Rapper DAMANI NKOSI Premieres Music Video for 'Free Dumb (Chains Off)'Rapper DAMANI NKOSI Premieres Music Video for 'Free Dumb (Chains Off)'
April 11, 2014

The second single from Damani Nkosi 'Free Dumb (Chains Off)' finds the Ingelwood rapper amidst German graffiti culture and Picasso paintings at Kunsthalle Art Museum in Hamburg, while urging his peers... (more...)


The Fulfillment Fund's THE SONGS OF OUR LIVES Benefit to Pay Tribute to David Crosby and Lamont Dozier, 6/7The Fulfillment Fund's THE SONGS OF OUR LIVES Benefit to Pay Tribute to David Crosby and Lamont Dozier, 6/7
April 09, 2014

The Fulfillment Fund has announced the 7th Annual 'The Songs of Our Lives' concert, which will pay special tribute to the songs of internationally acclaimed Songwriter's Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll H... (more...)


BWW Recaps: IDOL's Top-8 Separate into Pretenders & Contenders w/ full recaps and photosBWW Recaps: IDOL's Top-8 Separate into Pretenders & Contenders w/ full recaps and photos
by Matt Tamanini - April 02, 2014

As he has been doing throughout Season XIII, new AMERICAN IDOL Executive Producer Per Blankens has again thrown a curveball of a theme at the Top-8. Instead of the well-warn 'Motown' and 'Burt Bachara... (more...)


SHOWCASE 61 Brings Contemporary Music Artists to Stamford's Palace Theatre TonightSHOWCASE 61 Brings Contemporary Music Artists to Stamford's Palace Theatre Tonight
March 27, 2014

A brand new series featuring contemporary music artists, Showcase 61 will bring well-known performers as well as emerging artists to a club-like venue in Stamford's Palace Theatre this spring. (more...)


Face the Music Benefit Set for 4/10 at Bridge Street LiveFace the Music Benefit Set for 4/10 at Bridge Street Live
March 26, 2014

Face the Music Benefit with Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, Roomful of Blues, Eight to the Bar at Bridge Street Live is set for Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $35 GA, $45 VIP, and ava... (more...)


Dr. K's Motown Revue to Play Patchogue Theatre, 5/3Dr. K's Motown Revue to Play Patchogue Theatre, 5/3
March 25, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced DR. K'S MOTOWN REVUE presented by JJK Productions, LLC on Saturday, May 3 at 8:00 PM. Paul Korman, aka Dr. K, in his visionary quest to crea... (more...)


The Temptations to Return to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 4/26-27The Temptations to Return to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 4/26-27
March 25, 2014

The Temptations - Otis Williams, Bruce Williamson, Terry Weeks, Ron Tyson and Joe Herndon - will bring classic Motown back to The Orleans Showroom April 26 and 27. (more...)


MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcomes Teddy Riley and Blackstreet, 5/11MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcomes Teddy Riley and Blackstreet, 5/11
March 20, 2014

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome Teddy Riley and Blackstreet with special guests K'Jon and Elijah Connor to Sound Board on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


SHOWCASE 61 to Bring Contemporary Music Artists to Stamford's Palace Theatre, Beg. 3/27SHOWCASE 61 to Bring Contemporary Music Artists to Stamford's Palace Theatre, Beg. 3/27
March 18, 2014

A brand new series featuring contemporary music artists, Showcase 61 will bring well-known performers as well as emerging artists to a club-like venue in Stamford's Palace Theatre this spring. (more...)


WAR to Release New Studio Album 'EVOLUTIONARY,' 5/13WAR to Release New Studio Album 'EVOLUTIONARY,' 5/13
March 18, 2014

On May 13, the legendary and groundbreaking group, WAR, will release their first new studio album in 20 years, titled EVOLUTIONARY, on Far Out Records/UMe. (more...)


Damani Nkosi Releases Music Video 'Now That's Love'Damani Nkosi Releases Music Video 'Now That's Love'
March 05, 2014

Damani Nkosi is a voice that rings with distinction and supreme clarity, valiantly shattering stereotypes with each metaphor. (more...)


Under The Street Lamp With Gentleman's Rule Comes to the King Center, 4/22Under The Street Lamp With Gentleman's Rule Comes to the King Center, 4/22
March 03, 2014

The King Center presents an AEG Live Production, UNDER THE STREET LAMP WITH GENTLEMAN'S RULE, Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 pm. (more...)


13-Year-Old Phenom OLIVER RICHMAN Releases Cover of Bruno Mars' 'Count on Me'13-Year-Old Phenom OLIVER RICHMAN Releases Cover of Bruno Mars' 'Count on Me'
March 03, 2014

Now 13, he has launched into his teen years with an equally emotional rendition of one of the most beautiful and heartfelt pop ballads of recent years, Bruno Mars' (more...)


SRO Performs Michael Jackson Plays the Moore TonightSRO Performs Michael Jackson Plays the Moore Tonight
March 01, 2014

SRO performs Michael Jackson is set for tonight, March 1, 2014 at 8:00PM at The Moore. Price: $22.50 and $25.00 day of show, student ticket: $15.00, not including fees . Seating: General Admission. (more...)


Kurt Elling to Headline DANCING IN THE STREET at Harris Theater, 5/15Kurt Elling to Headline DANCING IN THE STREET at Harris Theater, 5/15
February 27, 2014

In a special one-night-only co-presentation honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, South Africa's 20th year free from Apartheid, and the late icon Nelson Mandela, Chicago Children's Ch... (more...)


BWW Recaps: IDOL's Top 13 Hit Some Bad NotesBWW Recaps: IDOL's Top 13 Hit Some Bad Notes
by Matt Tamanini - February 27, 2014

There have been a number of noticeable improvements to Season XIII of AMERICAN IDOL, including the inclusion of the best judge in the show's history, Harry Connick Jr., and the Boot Camp featuring Ido... (more...)


Round Hill Music Signs Ryan Shaw to a Publishing Administration DealRound Hill Music Signs Ryan Shaw to a Publishing Administration Deal
February 24, 2014

RHM has signed Grammy nominated artist Ryan Shaw to an exclusive publishing deal. Due to Shaw's signature soulful stylings and Grammy-nominated work, he is an exciting new addition to Round Hill's ex... (more...)


1964 - THE TRIBUTE Celebrates The Beatles at PlayhouseSquare Tonight1964 - THE TRIBUTE Celebrates The Beatles at PlayhouseSquare Tonight
February 21, 2014

Rolling Stone magazine calls 1964 - The Tribute 'the best Beatles tribute on earth!' 1964-The Tribute, has been thrilling audiences around the globe since the early Eighties by taking them on a journ... (more...)


Jazz Great Dr. Lonnie Smith Makes Segerstrom Center Debut This WeekendJazz Great Dr. Lonnie Smith Makes Segerstrom Center Debut This Weekend
February 21, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith in his Center debut tonight, February 21 and tomorrow, February 22 in Samueli Theater. (more...)


Guinness World Record Musician Ethan Bortnick Headed to Charlotte, 5/21Guinness World Record Musician Ethan Bortnick Headed to Charlotte, 5/21
February 20, 2014

Ethan Bortnick, the youngest performer ever to headline his own concert tour, will bring his captivating new family music special LIVE to audiences around the country this spring on his 30-city concer... (more...)





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