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Interscope Records Signs Jarryd James Interscope Records Signs Jarryd James
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Interscope Records has announced that it has signed Australian singer and songwriter Jarryd James to its roster. His debut single, 'Do You Remember,' is out now in the U.S. via all digital partners. James co-wrote 'Do You Remember' with Joel Little (Lorde, Broods), who also produced the track.... (more...)
Parson James. Signs to RCA Records; Makes Live Debut At Coachella Festival Parson James. Signs to RCA Records; Makes Live Debut At Coachella Festival
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

After a triumphant debut live performance in front of thousands as a guest vocalist with DJ/Producer Kygo at Coachella Festival last weekend, the incredibly talented and up-and-coming artist Parson James has signed to RCA Records.... (more...)
John Jones Releases 'Gospel Flavored The Book Of John Pt. 1' John Jones Releases 'Gospel Flavored The Book Of John Pt. 1'
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Recording artist John Jones is proud to announce the release of his new album, a gospel flavored soul experience entitled, The Book of John Pt. 1. This album breaks new ground for John Jones, creating inspirational music that is not 'holier-than-thou'. He believes everyone in the world is a sinner a... (more...)
DJ Premier to Compose Score for VH1's Original Movie THE BREAKS DJ Premier to Compose Score for VH1's Original Movie THE BREAKS
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

VH1 has tapped legendary New York music producer DJ Premier to compose score and serve as executive music producer of the new original movie 'The Breaks.'... (more...)
Def Leppard's Phil Collen Releases DELTA DEEP Def Leppard's Phil Collen Releases DELTA DEEP
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Phil Collen, lead guitarist of Def Leppard, announces the formation and release of his new blues based music project, DELTA DEEP, coming this summer.  Collen recorded the mix of original and hand-picked cover tracks with fellow DELTA DEEP bandmates Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such art... (more...)
Sony/ATV Signs 'Godfather of Hip Hop' Afrika Bambaataa Sony/ATV Signs 'Godfather of Hip Hop' Afrika Bambaataa
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has announced a long-term, worldwide deal ex- North America with hip hop pioneer and “Godfather” Afrika Bambaataa.... (more...)
R. Kelly to Perform at Detroit's West Riverfront Park, 5/29 R. Kelly to Perform at Detroit's West Riverfront Park, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Grammy-winning R&B superstar R. Kelly has announced he will perform at the new West Riverfront Park, located along the Detroit riverfront at Jefferson and 10th Street, on Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. with special guest Chrisette Michele.  ... (more...)
DEE DEE'S FEATHERS Set for Release This Summer DEE DEE'S FEATHERS Set for Release This Summer
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Dee Dee's Feathers, a journey through the history of New Orleans as told through song and the collaboration of Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), is set for release August 11th, 2015, via OKeh/Sony Music/DDB Records. Recorded at New Orleans' Esplanade Studio... (more...)
Jazz Vocalist Ellen Johnson's  New Recording 'Form & formless' Out 6/9 Jazz Vocalist Ellen Johnson's New Recording 'Form & formless' Out 6/9
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

'So much of life, like music, is the art of listening and responding,' said west coast vocalist Ellen Johnson about her conceptual new recording, Form & formless, slated for release by Vocal Visions Records on June 9, 2015.... (more...)
John Hiatt & Taj Mahal Trio, Gino Vannelli Set for the King Center in 2015 John Hiatt & Taj Mahal Trio, Gino Vannelli Set for the King Center in 2015
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Elko Concerts is presenting two new shows, John Hiatt & The Combo and Taj Mahal Trio and Gino Vannelli, now coming to the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts this summer. Details below!... (more...)
YouTube Star Shannon Coffey to Host VH1's THE 20, 5/2 YouTube Star Shannon Coffey to Host VH1's THE 20, 5/2
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2015

VH1's longtime staple 'Top 20 Countdown' is back with a new host and a fresh spin with the season premiere of 'The 20' on Saturday, May 2 at 9AM ET/PT.... (more...)
2015 Jazz Bell Nominations Announced 2015 Jazz Bell Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

The 2015 Australian Jazz Bell Awards have announced the nominations across all categories for this year's awards, with the overall winners to be announced at a ceremony, hosted by Helen Kapalos, at the beautiful Regent Theatre Ballroom on Thursday 30 April.... (more...)
Billboard #1 Artist Is Changing Black Gospel With Her Debut Album Billboard #1 Artist Is Changing Black Gospel With Her Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Casey J Hobbs is nothing like the stereotypical black gospel artist. She doesn't squall, doesn't wail and doesn't even eat the fried chicken dinners that are often at the heart of church fundraisers.... (more...)
Robert Cray Band to Play WHBPAC Robert Cray Band to Play WHBPAC
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

?Experience the ultimate guitar concert as our favorite bluesman, Robert Cray, returns to Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 8 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $55, $70 and $85 and are available online at www.whbpac.org or by calling the Box Office at (631) 288-1500.... (more...)
Tyler Farr to Play Indian Ranch, 8/15 Tyler Farr to Play Indian Ranch, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Indian Ranch in Webster, MA announced that Tyler Farr will be coming to the lakeside concert venue on Saturday, August 15 at 2:00 P.M.... (more...)
Curtis Mayfield's 'Move on Up' to Be Soundtrack for ESPN's NFL Draft Coverage Curtis Mayfield's 'Move on Up' to Be Soundtrack for ESPN's NFL Draft Coverage
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2015

With Chicago hosting the NFL Draft for the first time later this month, ESPN's production music during the three-day telecast (April 30-May 2) will have an appropriate Windy City theme - with a twist.... (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...)
Alectro to Play Show on May 23 Alectro to Play Show on May 23
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

A new project, new music ALECTRO.... (more...)
Amy Black Coming to UCPAC, 5/2 Amy Black Coming to UCPAC, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Union County Performing Arts Center presents singer-songwriter Amy Black in an intimate performance on May 2 at 8 p.m. on UCPAC's Mainstage.... (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...)
Insomniac Announces First Ever Bassrush Tour ft. 12th Planet & More Insomniac Announces First Ever Bassrush Tour ft. 12th Planet & More
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Insomniac is proud to announce the first ever Bassrush Tour, featuring acclaimed electronic music artists, 12 th Planet, LOUDPVCK and Kove. ... (more...)
HBO to Debut BESSIE, Starring Queen Latifah, 5/16 HBO to Debut BESSIE, Starring Queen Latifah, 5/16
by TV News Desk - April 15, 2015

?Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois.... (more...)
Kenny Lattimore Joins WBLS' Mother's Day Celebration at the Prudential Center, 5/10 Kenny Lattimore Joins WBLS' Mother's Day Celebration at the Prudential Center, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Prudential Center in partnership with SJ Presents and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents a Mother's Day Celebration with R&B legend Maze, featuring Frankie Beverly, multi-platinum songstress and Toni Braxton (featured on the successful reality show The Braxtons on WE) and just added Kenn... (more...)
The Young Marines Forms Partnership with Madison Rising The Young Marines Forms Partnership with Madison Rising
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

The Young Marines, a national youth organization, announces a new partnership with Madison Rising, America's most patriotic rock band. The partnership will kick off as Madison Rising embarks on the Concerned Veterans for America's (CVA) 23-city Defend Freedom tour, beginning Friday, April 17, in New... (more...)
Halestorm Announces Release of New Album 'INTO THE WILD LIFE' Halestorm Announces Release of New Album 'INTO THE WILD LIFE'
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Atlantic recording group Halestorm has announced today's release of 'INTO THE WILD LIFE.' The GRAMMY Award-winning hard rock band's long awaited third studio album and follow-up to 2012's blockbuster 'THE STRANGE CASE OF…' is available now in stores and online.... (more...)



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