Billy Corgan News

Firecat Projects Presents Tony Fitzpatrick's THE MIDNIGHT CITY, 9/6 - 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Firecat Projects, in conjunction with Steppenwolf Theatre, presents The Midnight City, written and performed by Tony Fitzpatrick with Stan Klein, Sept. 6-Oct. 19 in Steppenwolf's Garage Theatre, 1624 N Halsted. (more...)

BILLY CORGAN to Perform Special Acoustic-Based Show at Chicago's Ravinia Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Billy Corgan will take time out from recording the next two SMASHING PUMPKINS albums, both due in 2015, to perform a very special, exclusive hometown acoustic-based solo concert (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

AMC Greenlights Three New Unscripted Series
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

AMC announced today that it has greenlit three new unscripted series as it continues to build its slate of unique and distinctive shows to fit alongside the network's scripted originals and premium movies. AMC has ordered three new series: (more...)

Music Guru/Author Loren Weisman Set for 2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, 4/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Loren Weisman, author of 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1608325788) and co-founder of Artists Bridge, a new music industry resource hub, will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from April 12-13 at booth 934. (more...)

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS to Release Two New Albums In 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS announced Tuesday, March 25 via the band's social networks that they've signed an Artist Services deal with BMG. (more...)

Asphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Bang on a Can's exhilarating marching band Asphalt Orchestra has been invited to join the Pixies on their 2014 winter tour, bringing selections from the radical performance Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa (more...)

Watch312.com's 'Candid Candace Chicago' Show Brings Viewers The Best Of The Windy City And Beyond
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 'Candid Candace Chicago,' a Telly Award-winning Internet show, brings the best of the Windy City into viewers' homes on Watch312.com.  The network was founded in 2012 by Robert Mills who recently created a sister network in Miami, Watch305.com.   (more...)

SUNSET STRIP Documentary with Johnny Depp & More Now Available
by Movies News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Lise Romanoff's Vision Films has announced that they will be releasing the iconic documentary SUNSET STRIP directed by Hans Fjellestad (WHEN THE WORLD BREAKS) today across multiple VOD platforms such as iTunes, Xbox, Playstation, Amazon, Blockbuster, Vimeo and direct to consumers via the Yerka player. The film will debut on DVD on December 10th. (more...)

The Smashing Pumpkins' OCEANIA: LIVE IN NYC Gets September 2 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2013

Last year for Halloween, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were set to perform in New York at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center, but due to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the show had to be rescheduled (Today, December 10). The band's powerful performance was captured for an audio-visual experience titled OCEANIA: LIVE IN NYC and due out September 3 viaUniversal Music Enterprises. (more...)

The Smashing Pumpkins to Release 'Oceania:Live in NYC', Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2013

Last year for Halloween, The Smashing Pumpkins were set to perform in New York at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center, but due to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the show had to be rescheduled (Today, December 10). (more...)

VIDEO: New Music Video for Miss Guy's 'Tonight'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Get re-acquainted with Miss Guy as he takes back the NYC music scene to save it with his new tracks off his forthcoming EP release,God Save New York. (more...)

Asphalt Orchestra Plays THE PIXIES: SURFER ROSA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Bang on a Can's radical marching band Asphalt Orchestrareturns to Lincoln Center Out of Doors to give the world premiere of Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa, commissioned by Lincoln Center and honoring the groundbreaking album's 25th anniversary, tonight, July 28, 2013 at 6:30pm at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park Bandshell. Parade sets by Asphalt Orchestra and Jacob Garchik's The Heavens start at 6 pm on Josie Robertson Plaza and Hearst Plaza. The program also includes performances by the Kronos Quartet with special guests Dan Deacon and Jherek Bischoff, as part of a weeklong celebration, KRONOS at 40, co-curated by Lincoln Center and Kronos Quartet. (more...)

The Smashing Pumpkins to Release 'Oceania:Live in NYC', 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Last year for Halloween, The Smashing Pumpkins were set to perform in New York at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center, but due to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the show had to be rescheduled (Monday, December 10). (more...)

The Smashing Pumpkins' OCEANIA: LIVE IN NYC Gets September 2 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Last year for Halloween, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were set to perform in New York at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center, but due to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the show had to be rescheduled (Monday, December 10). The band's powerful performance was captured for an audio-visual experience titled OCEANIA: LIVE IN NYC and due out September 3 viaUniversal Music Enterprises. (more...)

Asphalt Orchestra to Play THE PIXIES: SURFER ROSA, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Bang on a Can's radical marching band Asphalt Orchestrareturns to Lincoln Center Out of Doors to give the world premiere of Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa, commissioned by Lincoln Center and honoring the groundbreaking album's 25th anniversary, on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 6:30pm at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park Bandshell. Parade sets by Asphalt Orchestra and Jacob Garchik's The Heavens start at 6 pm on Josie Robertson Plaza and Hearst Plaza. The program also includes performances by the Kronos Quartet with special guests Dan Deacon and Jherek Bischoff, as part of a weeklong celebration, KRONOS at 40, co-curated by Lincoln Center and Kronos Quartet. (more...)

The Smashing Pumpkins to Re-release 1996's 'The Aeroplane Flies High'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2013

As part of the continuing series of reissues of The Smashing Pumpkins' acclaimed catalog via Virgin/UMe, the iconic alternative band is set to releasefour separate versions, all fully remastered, of their platinum-selling 1996 box set The Aeroplane Flies High: 6-CD +1 DVD; 5-LPs and Deluxe Digital and Standard Digital editions. (more...)

Bang on a Can Marathon Announces Schedule Update - 9 Hours of Free Live Music in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2013

On Sunday, June 16, from 1pm to 10pm, Bang on a Can returns to downtown Manhattan for its annual Bang on a Can Marathon, FREE for the public at Pace University's Schimmel Center for the Arts (3 Spruce Street), presented by River To River Festival and Bang on a Can, and co-presented by Pace University. The Marathon is part of the opening weekend of River To River Festival, kicking off the month-long celebration of free music, dance, film, and arts events. The extensive renovation of Brookfield Place temporarily impacts the presentation of large-scale events in the Winter Garden, where the Marathon has been held for several years. This year the Marathon will embrace the intimate Pace setting to present a few dramatically quiet and tender musical offerings before returning to the Winter Garden's wide-open spaces in 2014. (more...)

Bang on a Can Announces Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

Bang on a Can celebrates summer in the city with seven free (or nearly free) performances in New York, showcasing the breadth and diversity of its continuously adventurous curatorial vision. (more...)

BANG ON A CAN Music Festival Returns to Manhattan, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

On Sunday, June 16, from 1pm to 10pm, Bang on a Can returns to downtown Manhattan for its annual Bang on a Can Marathon, FREE for the public at Pace University's Schimmel Center for the Arts (3 Spruce Street), presented by River To River Festival and Bang on a Can, and co-presented by Pace University. The Marathon is part of the opening weekend of River To River Festival, kicking off the month-long celebration of free music, dance, film, and arts events. The extensive renovation of Brookfield Place temporarily impacts the presentation of large-scale events in the Winter Garden, where the Marathon has been held for several years. This year the Marathon will embrace the intimate Pace setting to present a few dramatically quiet and tender musical offerings before returning to the Winter Garden's wide-open spaces in 2014. (more...)

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