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Irvin Mayfield and NOJO to Play the Van Wezel, 2/11 Irvin Mayfield and NOJO to Play the Van Wezel, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) hit the road for a 12-city tour which will make a stop at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, February 11. In addition to Mayfield on trumpet, the 18-piece Orchestra includes such respected musicians as Victor Atkins on piano and Ed "Sweetbrea... (more...)
VIDEO: President Barack Obama Sings Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' in Viral Video VIDEO: President Barack Obama Sings Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk' in Viral Video
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2015

In a video which has gone viral, President Barak Obama takes on Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' ft. Bruno Mars. Don't believe me? Just watch!... (more...)
Bettye LaVette to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 3/4 Bettye LaVette to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

The two-time Grammy nominee and Rhythm & Blues Pioneer Award winner Bettye LaVette comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Wednesday, March 4 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
Stevie Wonder Performs at Funeral Service for Gospel Legend Andrae Crouch Stevie Wonder Performs at Funeral Service for Gospel Legend Andrae Crouch
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

The list of performers and speakers paying tribute to Gospel legend Andrae Crouch continues to grow, with Stevie Wonder now confirmed to perform at today's Celebration of Life funeral service.... (more...)
Grateful Dead to Play Series of Farewell Shows in Chicago Grateful Dead to Play Series of Farewell Shows in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Grateful Dead, the four original members — Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir — will reunite at Chicago's Soldier Field, nearly 20 years to the day of the last Grateful Dead concert, which took place at the same venue. “Fare Thee Well: Celebra... (more...)
President Obama Releases Statement on Passing of Music Legend Andrae Crouch President Obama Releases Statement on Passing of Music Legend Andrae Crouch
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Music legend Andraé Crouch has died. The Grammy and Dove Award winner passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015... (more...)
Solo Album of Anthony Kearns Up for Grammy Award Nomination Solo Album of Anthony Kearns Up for Grammy Award Nomination
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2014

With a Song in My Heart, the debut solo album by Anthony Kearns, a world-renowned tenor and member of the PBS super-group, The Irish Tenors, is under consideration for a 57th Annual GRAMMY Award nomination in four categories – including 'Best Classical Solo Vocal Al­­­­­­­bum.,' announced Kearns' ag... (more...)
Daughtry Wraps Up Week-Long USO Tour to Japan; Set for PBS Music Special Daughtry Wraps Up Week-Long USO Tour to Japan; Set for PBS Music Special
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

Multi-platinum rock band Daughtry just wrapped up spending a week with airmen, sailors, Marines and their families stationed in Japan as part of their second performance-filled USO tour Oct. 17 - 23.... (more...)
Esperanza Spalding Plays the Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight Esperanza Spalding Plays the Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

The 29-year-old 2011 Best New Artist Grammy Award winner (the only jazz artist to ever win it) is described as totally cool. The fact that she sings and is a bass and cello virtuoso is totally awesome. Her 2012 jazz-chart-topping, Grammy-winning Radio Music Society is a testament to her immense tale... (more...)
Esperanza Spalding to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/1 Esperanza Spalding to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2014

The 29-year-old 2011 Best New Artist Grammy Award winner (the only jazz artist to ever win it) is described as totally cool. The fact that she sings and is a bass and cello virtuoso is totally awesome. Her 2012 jazz-chart-topping, Grammy-winning Radio Music Society is a testament to her immense tale... (more...)
Aretha Franklin to Release Surprise Album Later this Month? Aretha Franklin to Release Surprise Album Later this Month?
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2014

Following in the footsteps of Beyone and U2, legendary singer Aretha Franklin is set to release her own surprise album this month, according to Showbiz411.... (more...)
Avril Lavigne Launches Fundraising Campaign to Support Special Olympics Avril Lavigne Launches Fundraising Campaign to Support Special Olympics
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2014

Multi-platinum recording artist, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and philanthropist Avril Lavigne has teamed up with CrowdRise, an online fundraising platform... (more...)
The Grascals Come to Abingdon, VA, Tonight The Grascals Come to Abingdon, VA, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Tent Jams, Abingdon's premiere music lineup, continues tonight, August 28 at 8pm with the legendary bluegrass band, The Grascals.... (more...)
Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7 Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its schedule for August 27-September 7, featuring MARY MILLBEN, MIKEY WAX / MY SILENT BRAVERY, DAVELL CRAWFORD, CAROLYN MALACHI, MIKE BARNETT, FIND THE FUNNY, DANCENOW JOE'S PUB FESTIVAL and more.... (more...)
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Black Violin, 11/22 Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Black Violin, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2pm with Black Violin. Three-time winners of Amateur Night at the Apollo, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical musi... (more...)
The Grascals Coming to Abingdon, VA, 8/28 The Grascals Coming to Abingdon, VA, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

Tent Jams, Abingdon's premiere music lineup, continues on August 28 at 8pm with the legendary bluegrass band, The Grascals.... (more...)
Toumani & Sidiki Set to Kick Off Fall 2014 Tour Toumani & Sidiki Set to Kick Off Fall 2014 Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

Mali's Toumani Diabaté is widely recognized as the greatest living kora player. The Observer has deemed him “one of the world's pre-eminent musicians in any genre.”... (more...)
Aloe Blacc & More to Join Bruno Mars' 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour' Aloe Blacc & More to Join Bruno Mars' 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour'
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars is proud to announce that he will be accompanied by an array of stellar support acts on selected dates of his 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour,'... (more...)
The San Fransisco Girls Chorus Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, NORTHERN LIGHTS and More The San Fransisco Girls Chorus Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, NORTHERN LIGHTS and More
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

In announcing the first season of concerts curated under her artistic directorship Lisa Bielawa has made public details of the 40-voice, Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 season. The season of five programs will run October 4, 2014 through June 5, 2015 and be capped off by a... (more...)
AMERICAN IDOL Winner Scotty McCreery Comes to bergenPAC Tonight AMERICAN IDOL Winner Scotty McCreery Comes to bergenPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey is proud to present American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery tonight, July 11th 2014 8PM.... (more...)
AMERICAN IDOL Winner Scotty McCreery Coming to bergenPAC, 7/11 AMERICAN IDOL Winner Scotty McCreery Coming to bergenPAC, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey is proud to present American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery Friday, July 11th 2014 8PM. Be sure to reserve tickets for this show at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.... (more...)
Aretha Franklin to Return to Fox Theatre, 11/8 Aretha Franklin to Return to Fox Theatre, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2014

Known around the world by her first name, the 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin will return to The Fox Theatre, on Saturday, November 8th at 8 pm. Tickets start at $65 and will be available for purchase this Friday, June 6 at 10 AM at www.FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499 or at The Fox Theatre ... (more...)
WPAS Leads 'OF THEE WE SING' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight WPAS Leads 'OF THEE WE SING' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2014

Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) leads celebration of Marian Anderson on 75th anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial concert Soprano Jessye Norman, composer Ysaye Barnwell, opera singer Soloman Howard and vocalist Annisse Murillo (respectively an alumnus and current member of WPAS's Children o... (more...)
The Recording Academy to Honor Lady Antebellum at Grammys on the Hill Awards The Recording Academy to Honor Lady Antebellum at Grammys on the Hill Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2014

Music and politics unite at The Recording Academy's 2014 GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards where seven-time GRAMMY winners Lady Antebellum will be presented with the Recording Artists' Coalition Award ... (more...)
Pharrell Williams Headlines NBA All-Star Weekend Today Pharrell Williams Headlines NBA All-Star Weekend Today
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2014

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that Oscar-nominated musician Pharrell Williams, coming off of his multi-Grammy Award-winning night, will headline the 'Entertainment Series presented by Sean John at Macy's' during the 63rd NBA All-Star Game tonight, Feb. 16, at New Orleans Ar... (more...)



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