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Guitarists Joe Satriani & Steve Vai to Play Benefit Concert in Support of Cliff Cultreri, 6/12 Guitarists Joe Satriani & Steve Vai to Play Benefit Concert in Support of Cliff Cultreri, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

Legendary guitarists JOE SATRIANI and STEVE VAI are gearing up for their third benefit concert in support of music industry veteran and good friend, Cliff Cultreri, this coming weekend.  "A Benefit for Cliff III" will take place on Friday, June 12th at 8pm at Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.  This ev... (more...)
BWW Interviews: DJ and Vocalist HARRISON Is on the Rise BWW Interviews: DJ and Vocalist HARRISON Is on the Rise
by Tory Gates - May 09, 2015

'You really need to trust your gut and show them that you are who you are and always give 1000% to every project you do.'... (more...)
ASCAP Board Elects Officers ASCAP Board Elects Officers
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced the results of its Board of Directors officers elections held on April 29 in Los Angeles.... (more...)
'Stand By Me' Singer Ben E. King Dies at Age 76 'Stand By Me' Singer Ben E. King Dies at Age 76
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2015

R&B singer Ben E. King, best known for his hit song 'Stand By Me', passed away yesterday at the age of 76 from natural causes.... (more...)
Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna Receives Latin GRAMMY Foundation's Enrique Iglesias Scholarship Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna Receives Latin GRAMMY Foundation's Enrique Iglesias Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna a 23-year-old tenor saxophone student from Mexico City, is the recipient of the Enrique Iglesias Scholarship presented by The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation, it was announced today at a special presentation at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami FL. Salinas-Reyna was... (more...)
Katie Vinten Promoted to Vice President, A&R, Warner/Chappell Music Katie Vinten Promoted to Vice President, A&R, Warner/Chappell Music
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced the promotion of Katie Vinten to Vice President, A&R. She previously served as Director, A&R. ... (more...)
'Remembering Joe Sample' to Be Featured at Berks Jazz Festival 'Remembering Joe Sample' to Be Featured at Berks Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

One of the featured attractions at this year's Berks Jazz Festival (its 25th anniversary show) will be a special performance on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Reading, PA called "Remembering Joe Sample."... (more...)
White House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This June White House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This June
by TV News Desk - April 10, 2015

"The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House" showcases an evening of celebration with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of gospel music and its profound influence on American music.... (more...)
Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Grammy Winer Doug Sax Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Grammy Winer Doug Sax
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

Grammy Award winner Doug Sax, a direct-to-disc pioneer, co-founder of Sheffield Labs, and founder of The Mastering Lab passed away yesterday, April 2nd at the age of 78.... (more...)
BWW Interviews: SETH GLIER Talks New CD 'If I Could Change One Thing' BWW Interviews: SETH GLIER Talks New CD 'If I Could Change One Thing'
by Kathy Strain - April 02, 2015

Seth Glier is a seasoned singer who has been sharing his music for many years. At the young age of 26, Glier is preparing to release his fourth CD on MPress Records called “If I Could Change One Thing.”... (more...)
New Season of FRONT AND CENTER to Feature Concerts With Hunter Hayes & More New Season of FRONT AND CENTER to Feature Concerts With Hunter Hayes & More
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and multiple Grammy, CMA and AMA Award winners take over the new season of public television's critically acclaimed music series Front and Center... (more...)
Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit Come to CO, Beginning 7/29 Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit Come to CO, Beginning 7/29
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Referred to in a recent Relix feature as 'The Jamband Velvet Underground,' the influential dada-jam trailblazers Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit will return to rattle the landscape this summer with a series of live performances - than band's first since a much-talked-about 2011 reunion... (more...)
Joe Satriani & Steve Vai to Host Benefit Concert at Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles Joe Satriani & Steve Vai to Host Benefit Concert at Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Legendary guitarists JOE SATRIANI and STEVE VAI announce plans for a third benefit concert in support of music industry veteran and good friend, Cliff Cultreri.... (more...)
Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11 Paul Anka Performs with the Pacific Symphony Pops, 4/9-11
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Backed by the lush sounds of a full orchestra, Anka brings his talents to Pacific Symphony Pops for a high-energy concert filled with songs that have transcended generations. These include such hits as "Put Your Head on My Shoulder," "You Are My Destiny," "Puppy Love," "Lonely Boy" and the illustrio... (more...)
USO Tour Veteran Alex Mack Teams Up With Akiem Hicks, Will Svitek and Brian Banks USO Tour Veteran Alex Mack Teams Up With Akiem Hicks, Will Svitek and Brian Banks
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

In celebration of creating #USOMoments around the world for the past 49 years, the USO and the NFL have once again teamed up and deployed their first official USO/NFL tour of 2015.... (more...)
Cooking Channel to Premiere REV RUN'S SUNDAY SUPPERS, 4/1 Cooking Channel to Premiere REV RUN'S SUNDAY SUPPERS, 4/1
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2015

Justine Simmons and Rev Run, the iconic musician and seminal hip-hop front man of Run-D.M.C, head back into the kitchen for more family, food and fun, in season two of Rev Run's Sunday Suppers, premiering Wednesday, April 1st... (more...)
Kem Joins Charlie Wilson on 28-City Arena Tour Kem Joins Charlie Wilson on 28-City Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Three-time GRAMMY®-nominated artist KEM – who currently tops the Urban AC radio chart with his newest single “Nobody” – will be the special guest on R&B legend Charlie Wilson's “Forever Charlie” tour, which kicked off at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, OH.... (more...)
Kem to Join Charlie Wilson on 28-City Tour Kem to Join Charlie Wilson on 28-City Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

Three-time GRAMMY-nominated artist KEM – who currently tops the Urban AC radio chart with his newest single “Nobody” – will be the special guest on R&B legend Charlie Wilson's “Forever Charlie” tour, which kicks off tonight at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, OH. The U.S. arena run, which also feat... (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...)
Air Supply Celebrates 40 Years Making Music Air Supply Celebrates 40 Years Making Music
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2015

Shortly after Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock met the first day of rehearsal as chorus members in a Sydney, Australia production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in May 1975, they realized that they had many things in common including having seen The Beatles perform in concert in 1964. When they fir... (more...)
The Lira Ensemble Receives NEA Grant The Lira Ensemble Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced that the Lira Ensemble is one of only 163 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America grant. Lira has had the privilege of being a recipient of NEA grants since 1996.... (more...)
Antibalas & Zap Mama to Play Byham Theater, 2/4 Antibalas & Zap Mama to Play Byham Theater, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents two world music trailblazers in concert on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:30pm. This performance will take place at the Byham Theater, located at 101 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The presentation is part of the 2014-15 Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents ser... (more...)
Cynthia Felton Sings Nancy Wilson Classics on New Album Cynthia Felton Sings Nancy Wilson Classics on New Album
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Cynthia Felton released her new album SAVE YOUR LOVE FOR ME via Felton Entertainment this October.... (more...)
The Bee Gees, George Harrison & More Honored with Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award The Bee Gees, George Harrison & More Honored with Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

The Recording Academy announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's honorees are: the Bee Gees, Pierre Boulez, Buddy Guy, George Harrison, Flaco Jimenez, Louvin Brothers, and Wayne Shorter as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients... (more...)
Ken Ehrlich to Serve as Executive Producer of GRAMMY AWARDS Telecast Through 2017 Ken Ehrlich to Serve as Executive Producer of GRAMMY AWARDS Telecast Through 2017
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2014

Veteran music and television producer Ken Ehrlich will executive produce and write the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, it was announced today by The Recording Academy.... (more...)




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