Art Garfunkel News

David Campbell & John Bucchino Set for Queensland Cabaret Festival, 6 June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

One of Australia's foremost entertainers, David Campbell is coming to the Queensland Cabaret Festival with his Broadway idol, John Bucchino. In a deeply personal and intimate show, Campbell and Bucchino will share the Concert Hall Stage at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for one night only on Friday 6 June, 2014. Campbell and Bucchino talk about their lives, careers and the songs that have bound them together. (more...)

Art Garfunkel Plays Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

For the first time, The Ridgefield Playhouse will welcome the six-time Grammy-Award winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Art Garfunkel, tonight, April 11, at 8 p.m. for an evening of music, poetry and an audience Q&A. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co Announces 2014 Cabaret Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to be hosting experienced masters of the craft of cabaret , such as Mark Nadler, David Campbell and John Bucchino, Rhonda Burchmore and Donna Lee; up-and-coming young stars like Tom Sharah, Gillian Cosgriff, Brendan Hay, Matt Gilbertson, and Hilary Cole; and even a show where the two worlds meet - Phil Scott's collaboration with Blake Bowden, Mario. (more...)

Singer Ruth Carlin to Return to The Laurie Beechman, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Singer/songwriter Ruth Carlin returns to the Laurie Beechman Theater this spring with an illuminating exploration of the eclectic repertoire of iconic folkie turned cabaret favorite, Judy Collins. 'A Light in the Window - Songs of Judy Collins.' Performances are May 17th at 7:30pm and June 12th at 7pm. The show will be directed by Scott Barnes, with accompaniment by Carlin's Musical Director, Paul Greenwood, on Piano, Dick Sarpola on bass and John Redsecker on drums. The Laurie Beechman Theater is at Westbank Cafe, 407 W. 42nd St. NYC. For reservations, call: (212) 695-6909. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Art Garfunkel, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Six-time Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Art Garfunkel, whose songs helped define a generation and remain among the most instantly recognizable in popular music, will be in concert after a two-year hiatus, on Friday, April 11, at The Ridgefield Playhouse. This stirring event will be Art Garfunkel's first appearance at The Ridgefield Playhouse, along with his guitar player Ted Leven, in an evening that will be filled with familiar songs, poetry and a special audience Q&A. Discretion is advised if intending to purchase tickets for children younger than 10 years of age. After a two-year hiatus from performing due to complications with his vocal chords, Art Garfunkel is back on tour and feeling great. This event will be Art Garfunkel's first concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

Jim Witter to Bring FEELING GROOVY to State Theatre, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Take a trip down Memory Lane with Jim Witter as he brings to life the music of Simon & Garfunkel. Feeling Groovy with Jim Witter takes the stage at the State Theatre on Friday, May 2. (more...)

bergenPAC Announces April Show Balcony Tickets Special
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey offers a special on their balcony seats for the following shows: Art Garfunkel Paul Anka, Queensryche, Little River Band, Sid the Science Kid, Cole/ Benson, NJB Ballet on Broadway, NJB Cinderella, Paul Rogers, and Winery Dogs. With every balcony seat purchased you receive 1 box of popcorn PLUS 1 cup of soda OR 1 bottle of beer, using the code BALCONY. Offer is available at www.Ticketmaster.com or 201.227 1030. (more...)

Art Garfunkel to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

After a two-year hiatus from performing due to complications with his vocal chords, six-time Grammy Award winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Art Garfunkel is back on tour and feeling great. In a special evening with the legendary Art Garfunkel and Tab Leven, his guitar player, on Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse will be filled with 'The Sound Of Silence', and many more Garfunkel songs that helped define a generation and remain among the most instantly recognizable in popular music. This event will be Art Garfunkel's first concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Presents LUSTER: AN AMERICAN SONGBOOK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the program for LUSTER: AN AMERICAN SONGBOOK at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco), tonight, March 25 and Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Art Garfunkel to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

For the first time, The Ridgefield Playhouse will welcome the six-time Grammy-Award winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Art Garfunkel, on Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m. for an evening of music, poetry and an audience Q&A. After a two-year hiatus from performing due to complications with his vocal chords, Garfunkel is back on tour and feeling great. In this special evening with Art Garfunkel, the legendary musician and Tab Leven, his guitar player, will remind audiences why his quietly powerful vocals, behind songs such as 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'I Am a Rock', 'The Sound Of Silence', 'Homeward Bound', 'Mrs. Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'America' and many more place Garfunkel among the most instantly recognizable in popular music. Discretion is advised if intending to purchase tickets for children younger than 10 years of age. For tickets ($65), call the box office at 203-438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. (more...)

Michael McDonald Performs in Concert With Pacific Symphony Pops, Now thru 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist Michael McDonald lends his husky, soulful baritone to Pacific Symphony Pops for a concert featuring hits from his chart-topping career spanning more than four decades. From his 1970s beginnings singing back-up vocals with American rock band Steely Dan on songs including 'Black Friday,' to enhancing the funky R&B sound of The Doobie Brothers, to his award-winning solo career, McDonald has established himself as a timeless yet distinctive artist in pops music. One of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the '70s rock scene, McDonald commands the stage with his distinctive interpretations of classics like 'What a Fool Believes,' 'On My Own,' 'Sweet Freedom,' 'I Keep Forgettin',' 'Minute by Minute' and 'Yah Mo B There.' His more recent album, 'Soul Speak,' has been acclaimed as an 'impeccable' crossover by BBC Radio since its release in 2008, when it also hit three different charts simultaneously. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Presents Michael McDonald, Now thru 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist Michael McDonald lends his husky, soulful baritone to Pacific Symphony Pops for a concert featuring hits from his chart-topping career spanning more than four decades. From his 1970s beginnings singing back-up vocals with American rock band Steely Dan on songs including “Black Friday,” to enhancing the funky R&B sound of The Doobie Brothers, to his award-winning solo career, McDonald has established himself as a timeless yet distinctive artist in pops music. One of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the '70s rock scene, McDonald commands the stage with his distinctive interpretations of classics like “What a Fool Believes,” “On My Own,” “Sweet Freedom,” “I Keep Forgettin',” “Minute by Minute” and “Yah Mo B There.” His more recent album, “Soul Speak,” has been acclaimed as an “impeccable” crossover by BBC Radio since its release in 2008, when it also hit three different charts simultaneously. (more...)

ERA OF ABBA, LEGENDS OF ROCK and More Set for The Philly POPS' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Music Director and Conductor Michael Krajewski, the nationally recognized Pops conductor who performs with orchestras throughout the country, brings back his innovative programming and lighthearted approach with the 2014-2015 concert season of The Philly POPS. Encore Series, Inc, the presenter of The Philly POPS, is pleased to introduce this exciting series of concerts which begins in October, 2014 with the Era of ABBA, followed by Classic Soul. It continues with a salute to the American Songbook Then and Now and a visit to the movies with Epic Hollywood Soundtracks. The season ends with the Legends of Rock. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Michael McDonald to Perform in Concert With Pacific Symphony Pops, 3/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist Michael McDonald lends his husky, soulful baritone to Pacific Symphony Pops for a concert featuring hits from his chart-topping career spanning more than four decades. From his 1970s beginnings singing back-up vocals with American rock band Steely Dan on songs including "Black Friday," to enhancing the funky R&B sound of The Doobie Brothers, to his award-winning solo career, McDonald has established himself as a timeless yet distinctive artist in pops music. One of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the '70s rock scene, McDonald commands the stage with his distinctive interpretations of classics like "What a Fool Believes," "On My Own," "Sweet Freedom," "I Keep Forgettin'," "Minute by Minute" and "Yah Mo B There." His more recent album, "Soul Speak," has been acclaimed as an "impeccable" crossover by BBC Radio since its release in 2008, when it also hit three different charts simultaneously. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Presents Michael McDonald, 3/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist Michael McDonald lends his husky, soulful baritone to Pacific Symphony Pops for a concert featuring hits from his chart-topping career spanning more than four decades. From his 1970s beginnings singing back-up vocals with American rock band Steely Dan on songs including “Black Friday,” to enhancing the funky R&B sound of The Doobie Brothers, to his award-winning solo career, McDonald has established himself as a timeless yet distinctive artist in pops music. One of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the '70s rock scene, McDonald commands the stage with his distinctive interpretations of classics like “What a Fool Believes,” “On My Own,” “Sweet Freedom,” “I Keep Forgettin',” “Minute by Minute” and “Yah Mo B There.” His more recent album, “Soul Speak,” has been acclaimed as an “impeccable” crossover by BBC Radio since its release in 2008, when it also hit three different charts simultaneously. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops Presents A ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION WITH CHERISH THE LADIES, 3/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents A St. Patrick's Day Celebration with Cherish the Ladies on March 14-16, 2014, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Michael Krajewski, the Celtic celebration includes music of the Emerald Isle from the all-female traditional Irish music and dance ensemble, Cherish the Ladies. (more...)

Anita Gillette Brings AFTER ALL To Feinstein's At The Nikko, 1/30
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 30, 2014

Recognizable stage and screen star Anita Gillette returns to the West Coast with her solo show AFTER ALL this Friday with a gig scheduled for Feinstein's At The Nikko. (more...)

NYFOS NEXT Series Opens With MARK ADAMO & FRIENDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Tonight, January 28, 2014 at 7:30pm at Opera America's National Opera Center, New York Festival of Song opens the 2013-14 edition of its forward-looking NYFOS Next series with MARK ADAMO & FRIENDS. (more...)

Tony DeSare Makes Debut with Houston Symphony This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

This weekend, January 24, 25 and 26, the young and talented guest artist Tony DeSare will make his debut with the Houston Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski, for an evening of contemporary music made popular in the last half of the 20th century. DeSare, a dynamic and entertaining pianist and vocalist, will present a fresh take on radio favorites, as well as his own musical works, in an evening sure to fill audiences at Jones Hall with laughter and memories. Featuring arrangements of chart toppers like Prince's 'Kiss,' Journey's 'Faithfully,' The Bee Gees' 'How Deep is Your Love,' Bruce Springsteen's 'Fire' and original compositions like 'New Orleans Tango,' audience members are sure to get lost in the sultry and rhythmic backgrounds of these new classics. (more...)

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