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Pete Townshend Solo Catalog Reissue Out Today Pete Townshend Solo Catalog Reissue Out Today
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

February 25th sees the digital release of 11 of Pete Townshend's solo albums digitally as part of a new deal with UMC / Universal Music.... (more...)
11th Annual Musicares Map Fund Benefit Concert to Honor Pete Townshend 11th Annual Musicares Map Fund Benefit Concert to Honor Pete Townshend
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

The 11th annual MusiCares MAP Fund® benefit concert will honor The Who's GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter Pete Townshend, and The Who's longtime manager, music and film producer Bill Curbishley at the Best Buy Theater in New York on May 28.... (more...)
AARP The Magazine Publishes Extended Version of Bob Dylan Exclusive Interview AARP The Magazine Publishes Extended Version of Bob Dylan Exclusive Interview
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2015

AARP The Magazine today published the extended version of its global exclusive interview with Bob Dylan online. The legendary singer-songwriter spoke with the magazine in advance of his new album, Shadows in the Night, which drops tomorrow, February 3, 2015. ... (more...)
Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

The estate of Henry Mancini has chosen leading independent music publisher Spirit Music Group to administer the prestigious music publishing catalog of Henry Mancini for North America as announced today by David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group. The catalog was previously administered by Univers... (more...)
THE WHO to Perform at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival THE WHO to Perform at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

THE WHO will perform their first U.S. festival appearance in more than 40 years at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell... (more...)
THE WHO HITS 50! Tour to Feature Joan Jett & The Blackhearts THE WHO HITS 50! Tour to Feature Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

“THE WHO HITS 50!” tour explosively kicked off in Glasgow, Scotland (11-30) to rave reviews and a set list that featured a wide range of songs from one of rock's most legendary and defining bands. For the North American dates, the tour will include special guests: 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in... (more...)
Slash To Be Honored With Les Paul Award at 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards Slash To Be Honored With Les Paul Award at 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

Iconic guitarist Slash will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30 th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, to be held Saturday, January 24 in Anaheim, California. ... (more...)
The Who to Return to Joe Louis Arena in 2015 The Who to Return to Joe Louis Arena in 2015
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

The Who, one of rock's most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they return to Joe Louis Arena for their “The Who Hits 50!” tour on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
THE WHO Hits 50! Tour Set for North America in 2015 THE WHO Hits 50! Tour Set for North America in 2015
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

THE WHO, one of rock's most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour to North America in 2015.... (more...)
THE WHO's 'Who Hits 50!' is Definitive Collection of Band's Greatest Tracks THE WHO's 'Who Hits 50!' is Definitive Collection of Band's Greatest Tracks
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2014

There is no more significant a milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary. Alongside The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, THE WHO complete the holy trinity of British Rock bands that have the honor of celebrating that landmark.... (more...)
Upcoming Star Studded Album to Honor Sir Paul McCartney Upcoming Star Studded Album to Honor Sir Paul McCartney
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2014

According to the New York Times, the upcoming star-studded album,“The Art of Paul McCartney,' whose roster includes Bob Dylan, Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson, the Cure, Kiss, Willie Nelson and B.B. King is due out Nov. 18... (more...)
THE WHO to Start Final 11 City Tour in Dublin for 50th Anniversary THE WHO to Start Final 11 City Tour in Dublin for 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014

The Who to get back on the road for 50th Anniversary... (more...)
THE SPLIT SQUAD Releases Debut Album 'Now Hear This' Today THE SPLIT SQUAD Releases Debut Album 'Now Hear This' Today
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Fresh off their second annual appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX – in a showcase at the Gingerman, presented by Blurt Magazine – The Split Squad will be playing a series of East Coast tour dates to promote the release of their debut album, Now Hear This, which will have its ... (more...)
THE SPLIT SQUAD to Release Debut Album 'Now Hear This', 4/15 THE SPLIT SQUAD to Release Debut Album 'Now Hear This', 4/15
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2014

Fresh off their second annual appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX – in a showcase at the Gingerman, presented by Blurt Magazine – The Split Squad will be playing a series of East Coast tour dates to promote the release of their debut album, Now Hear This, which will have its ... (more...)
Pete Townshend Composes Original Song for FX Drama THE AMERICANS Pete Townshend Composes Original Song for FX Drama THE AMERICANS
by TV News Desk - April 07, 2014

Legendary rock icon Pete Townshend will make his first foray into television with an original song for the hit FX drama series The Americans... (more...)
Rock Supergroup The Split Squad to Appear at SXSW 2014 Rock Supergroup The Split Squad to Appear at SXSW 2014
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2014

The Split Squad is headed to their second annual appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX, later this month. The Split Squad will kick off their Spring tour in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on March 7th and wrap up on April 28th in Longbranch, New Jersey, sharing bills with legenda... (more...)
Tribute Album 'True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter Story' Out 2/23 Tribute Album 'True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter Story' Out 2/23
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2013

The extraordinary four decade-plus recording career of seminal Texas blues-rocking guitar legend Johnny Winter, who celebrates his 70 th birthday on February 23, 2014, will be commemorated with the release of True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter Story.... (more...)
Jolene, Woodstock Sound Track Among 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees Jolene, Woodstock Sound Track Among 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.... (more...)
The Split Squad Celebrate Release of Debut Album with West Coast Tour The Split Squad Celebrate Release of Debut Album with West Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2013

Recently-formed rock & roll supergroup The Split Squad will kick off its "West of Wherever Tour 2013" this fall, with a series of shows in advance of the release of their debut album. ... (more...)
John Lydon Honored as BMI Icon at 2013 BMI London Awards John Lydon Honored as BMI Icon at 2013 BMI London Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2013

Broadcast Music, Inc. tonight presented the BMI Icon Award to music legend John Lydon at the 2013 BMI London Awards. Music industry guests filled London's Dorchester Hotel to celebrate the U.K., European and Asian songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed songs on United States rad... (more...)
PledgeMusic Campaign for Willie Nile Leads to #1 Spot on Billboard's Heatseeker Chart PledgeMusic Campaign for Willie Nile Leads to #1 Spot on Billboard's Heatseeker Chart
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2013

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Cody Simpson Celebrates New Album 'Surfers Paradise' With TV Appearances Cody Simpson Celebrates New Album 'Surfers Paradise' With TV Appearances
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2013

Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson has unveiled a flurry of activity surrounding tomorrow's release of his eagerly awaited new album. 'SURFERS PARADISE' which features the hit single, 'Pretty Brown Eyes' will be available at last on Tuesday, July 16th.... (more...)
Capsula to Release New Album SOLAR SECRETS on 8/27 Capsula to Release New Album SOLAR SECRETS on 8/27
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Solar Secrets is the band's first official worldwide release and it was recorded under the direction of Visconti at Lexington's Saint Claire Recording Studio in the heart of Kentucky and is set for an August 27th street date via Krian Music Group.... (more...)
The Who & Elvis Costello's Benefit for Teen Cancer America Raises $1.6M The Who & Elvis Costello's Benefit for Teen Cancer America Raises $1.6M
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2013

Legendary rockers THE WHO and Elvis Costello & The Imposters performed an intimate concert Thursday, February 28 at New York City's Theater at Madison Square Garden to raise funds for Teen Cancer America. The benefit concert raised more than $1.6 million for the Teen Cancer America Unit at Memorial... (more...)
Guitar Legend Peter Banks Passes Away at 65 Guitar Legend Peter Banks Passes Away at 65
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2013

Best known for his innovative and unique guitar work with YES and Flash, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo albums, guitar legend Peter Banks passed away at his home in London on March 8, 2013. Banks, a founding member of the ground breaking progressive rock group YES, performed on the ban... (more...)





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