Bobby McFerrin News

Date of Birth: March 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
TRANSFORMATIONS Commissioning Program and More Set for YoungArts' 2016-17 SeasonTRANSFORMATIONS Commissioning Program and More Set for YoungArts' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation today announces a dynamic roster of new performances, showcases, exhibitions and cross-disciplinary collaborations for its 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Chan Centre Cancels Bobby McFerrin ConcertChan Centre Cancels Bobby McFerrin Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Chan Centre regrets to announce that the April 29, 2017 Bobby McFerrin concert has been cancelled due to artist health reasons. A statement from McFerrin's representatives says, "He is working with specialists to evaluate, understand and address his symptoms, which include vocal weakness and chronic fatigue. We deeply regret the necessity of canceling upcoming engagements." (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBSVienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Led by guest conductor Semyon Bychkov for the very first time, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonicreturns for its 13th open-air concert, with a program of French orchestral classics, in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Begins Season With Special Guest, 9/10Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Begins Season With Special Guest, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra opens the 2016-17 season with an exciting performance by special guest pianist, Jon Kimura Parker. On Saturday, September 10th at 8:00pm in Hill Auditorium, the orchestra will dazzle patrons with selected works of Shostakovich, Brahms, and Strauss. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (July 25, 2016)—Conducted by Semyon Bychkov in May 2016, the 13th annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on August 12 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings.). The Summer Night Concerts are presented free each year in the gardens of Vienna's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, and Mr. Bychkov—conducting the event for the first time—led the Vienna Philharmonic in front of its largest Summer Night Concert audience ever (102,000 spectators). The performance reached an additional 585,000 people through TV and radio, having been broadcast by 83 stations on five continents. (more...)

Only For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th AnniversaryOnly For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

If ever a show has become part of the 'fabric' of New York and pop culture, it is the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q -- with its colorful cast of humans and puppets. The ground-breaking musical hits a new landmark this summer when it celebrates its 13th anniversary on Sunday, July 31, 2013 at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.) in New York City. (more...)

The Roundhouse Presents CURTAIN CALL: LIVE PERFORMANCES, Aug. 6The Roundhouse Presents CURTAIN CALL: LIVE PERFORMANCES, Aug. 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

This August, Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, the annual season dedicated to introducing new audiences to innovative culture, returns for its fifth consecutive year with Curtain Call by internationally renowned artist, architect and designer Ron Arad.  Ron Arad's 360° floor-to-ceiling installation is made up of 5,600 silicon rods suspended and filling the Roundhouse's iconic main space. Alongside the installation the Roundhouse has announced seven unique music events, designed by an eclectic mix of artists to take place as one-off performances in and around the installation.    (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Sets June LineupBlue Note Hawaii Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, June begins with one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in recent history, Christopher Cross, followed by a Reggae Meets Jazz series with Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express, contemporary jazz instrumentalist group Acoustic Alchemy and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton. June also brings a host of local talent including Adagio, Willie K, Paula Fuga, Darren Benitez, Hotclub of Hulaville, Rolando Sanchez, Little Albert and Jake Shimabukuro. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. show time and doors opening at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

Chan Centre Sets 2016-17 SeasonChan Centre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its stellar 2016/17 concert series, presenting a line-up of captivating new works, dramatic debuts, and much-anticipated returns in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Balancing traditional - from Portuguese fado to Mongolian folk - with cutting-edge - from New Orleans jazz-rock to rhythmic Latin fusion - the series offers a window onto the world with international artists at the pinnacle of their practices. (more...)

TRANSCESTRAL INCANTATIONS Set for 4/16 at Monument NationalTRANSCESTRAL INCANTATIONS Set for 4/16 at Monument National
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

On the border of poetry, music and dance TRANSCESTRAL INCANTATIONS promises to be a real highlight of the event RAOTIHO?N:TSA - Focus on Firsts Nations' contemporary creation. Orchestrated by Moe Clark and Katia Makdissi- Warren, this performance is a blending of both First Nations' and Middle East cultures. The evening promises to be festive as well as introspective. It will allow us to travel between the exalted celebration of the founding identities, and dive into our own personal cultural composition. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center to Celebrate International Jazz Appreciation MonthJazz at Lincoln Center to Celebrate International Jazz Appreciation Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates International Jazz Appreciation Month with a diverse line-up of artists throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall, the "House of Swing." The exciting offerings in April include an homage to Broadway composers with jazz-oriented roots, sets celebrating International Jazz Day and Duke Ellington's birthday, and an historic showcase of Sy Oliver arrangements performed only once in its entirety in nearly 30 years. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Education Presents Free Opera in an Hour and Other Family Friendly Events This SpringSan Francisco Opera Education Presents Free Opera in an Hour and Other Family Friendly Events This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

Spring time is family time at San Francisco Opera, where a series of fun and accessible events have been created to introduce younger audiences to the world of opera. In April, San Francisco Opera Education presents the sixth installment in the series of free Opera in an Hour films: Gioachino Rossini's Cinderella will be presented Saturday, April 9 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 at 11 a.m. (free). Audiences will delight in this charming opera, crafted for families and youth in a one-hour form. A 15 minute live introduction precedes each screening. Information and reservations at: sfopera.com/whats-on. (more...)

QPAC to Welcome Lisa Fischer to the SpotlightQPAC to Welcome Lisa Fischer to the Spotlight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

After four decades of performing with icons like Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa Fischer is finally offering her own humble, heartfelt song, accompanied by her inventive new band Grand Baton. (more...)

Bobby McFerrin's Kentucky Center Show CancelledBobby McFerrin's Kentucky Center Show Cancelled
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Performer Bobby McFerrin has cancelled his April 1, 2016 performance at The Kentucky Center, along with his other Spring 2016 tour dates, citing health reasons. We hope to reschedule as soon as Bobby's health allows. McFerrin's representatives issued a statement on his behalf: (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Continue Season with Solo Festival ONE FOR ALLDouglas Morrisson Theatre to Continue Season with Solo Festival ONE FOR ALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season continues with ONE FOR ALL: A Solo Artists Festival celebrating the amazing diversity of solo performers in the Bay Area. DMT's two-week solo theatre festival features nine different solo artists, April 8 through April 17, 2016, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. Tickets are $20 general admission, children under 12 are $5, and are available through the Box Office at (510) 881-6777 or online at www.dmtonline.org. (more...)

Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret FestivalLisa Fischer & Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is excited to announce that Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will be performing three shows in the Dunstan Playhouse across 18 and 19 June. (more...)

Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Festival on June 18-19Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Festival on June 18-19
by Louisa Brady - Feb 28, 2016

Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is excited to announce that Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton will be performing three shows in the Dunstan Playhouse across 18 and 19 June. (more...)

Kentucky Center to Showcase World Class Artists This Spring & SummerKentucky Center to Showcase World Class Artists This Spring & Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The Kentucky Center is offering a wide variety of entertainment this spring and summer, as it continues its 32nd arts season. Spring performances will feature musicians Bobby McFerrin and Alton Brown, actor and comedian David Cross, internationally renowned dance company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as well as many others. View the current season lineup at www.kentuckycenter.org/kcpresents. New shows will be added throughout the year, and the fall shows for the 2016-2017 will be officially announced in July 2016. (more...)

Christine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD WinnersChristine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Legendary jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks, dubbed 'The Poet Laureate of Jazz,' celebrated jazz vocalist and actress Annie Ross, and acclaimed jazz singer Janis Siegel are among the artists who will be honored at the 31st Annual Bistro Awards gala on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm at the Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St. As is the Bistro Awards tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners; for the full list, see below! (more...)

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