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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/28/2014
by - Jul 28, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 7/28/2014. (more...)

Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in September with 11 weekly programs featuring classic Broadway hits, music from around the country and a theater performance by award-winning actor Nathan Lane. (more...)

Pat Metheny Unity Group & Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory to Headline Campfire Tour 2014 at NJPAC, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Pat Metheny Unity Group and Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory will co-headline the Campfire Tour 2014 performance at NJPAC located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey on Friday, August 8, 2014. See these two music legends, together in one megashow! Twenty-time Grammy winner Pat Metheny will perform solo hits such as "Last Train Home" as well as perform together with multi-Grammy-nominated singer and pianist Bruce Hornsby known for "The Way It Is," "Mandolin Rain" and much more. Be sure to reserve tickets now at or at 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722.) (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Captain Calvin Spalding from M*A*S*H (the singing surgeon) and the singer of "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)" is going to light up the stage of The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 12, at 8 p.m. Loudon Wainwright III is a critically acclaimed songwriter who won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album High, Wide and Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project. Legendary artists including Johnny Cash and Bonnie Raitt have covered his songs --from folk, rock and blues to comedy. This event is part of the Doyle Coffin Singer/Songwriter Series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Randy Newman's FAUST More Concert Than Musical Theatre
by Michael Dale - Jul 05, 2014

Randy Newman's take on Goethe's opera is an enjoyable collection of songs with little dramatic context. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kristin Chenoweth and Lea Michele Perform 'For Good' at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl hosted its 15th Annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert last night, June 21, featuring Hall of Fame inductees Emmy and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth, iconic all-female band The Go-Go's, and the eclectic band Pink Martini. Presenters included Oscar and Emmy winner Helen Hunt, Grammy-nominated singer Natasha Bedingfield, Hollywood icon Barbara Eden, actress/comedienne Carol Burnett, and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, as well as a special guest appearance by Lea Michele. (more...)

Liz Kennedy to Play Fenix in San Rafael, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

In celebration of her new blues/folk inspired pop/rock album Speed Bump, San Francisco-based singer/songwriter LIZ KENNEDY ( brings her soulful sound to Fenix on Sunday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Michael O'Keefe & More Set to Guest Star on New Season of ROYAL PAINS Premiering Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Michael O'Keefe ('Michael Clayton'), and actors Nick Gehlfuss ('Shameless'), Spencer Grammar ('Ironside'), Tyler Labine ('Rise of the Planet of the Apes'), Leonardo Nam ('Betas') and Brandon Quinn ('Army Wives'), will guest star in the sixth season of ROYAL PAINS (more...)

Donica Knight set to perform at The Hank Williams Festival June 6th and open for Scotty McCreery June 7th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cor-Entertainment recording artist Donica Knight is set to perform at The Hank Williams Festival Friday, June 6 th, 2014 in Georgiana, Alabama at Hank Williams Music Park. The lineup includes John Conlee, Gene Watson, Elaine McMillan, Jeff Whitlow, Southern Legends, among others. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit: (more...)

Richmond CenterStage to Host A SWEET VIRGINIA EVENING, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Richmond CenterStage today announced A Sweet Virginia Evening, honoring the 2014 recipients of CenterStage's Renaissance Awards: Robbin Thompson and Altria Group. (more...)

Lea Michele Set to Duet with Kristin Chenoweth at Hollywood Bowl on 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Award-winning actress and singer Lea Michele is confirmed to perform a duet with Kristin Chenoweth when Chenoweth is inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this year's Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, Saturday, June 21, at 8 pm. The two first performed together on the television series "Glee" in 2009, when Chenoweth's recurring character "April Rhodes" and Michele's "Rachel Berry" sang "Maybe This Time" from Cabaret. (more...)

Morgan Freeman Narrates Documentary B.B. KING - THE LIFE OF RILEY, Hitting Theaters Today
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

B.B. King-The Life Of Riley is a powerful, insightful and heart-warming feature documentary about legendary Blues man, B.B. King. The film is narrated by OSCAR winning actor Morgan Freeman and features never-before-seen interviews with music icons Eric Clapton, Bono, Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Slash, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and longtime blues fan and supporter, Bruce Willis. The film will play in movie theatres across the United States, starting today, May 21st. (more...)

Richard Thompson Electric Trio to Play Southern Theatre, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

CAPA presents the Richard Thompson Electric Trio with special guest Field Report at the Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.) on Wednesday, June 18, at 8 pm. Tickets are $23-$36 at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000. (more...)

Morgan Freeman Narrates Documentary B.B. KING - THE LIFE OF RILEY, Hitting Theaters on Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

B.B. King-The Life Of Riley is a powerful, insightful and heart-warming feature documentary about legendary Blues man, B.B. King. (more...)

John Prine Comes to PlayhouseSquare Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Long considered a 'songwriter's songwriter,' John Prine is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. Evidence of this is the long list of songwriters who have recorded gems from his extensive catalog, including Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Joan Baez, and many others. With immeasurable accolades, including two Grammys and the distinction of being one of the few songwriters honored by the Library of Congress and US Poet Laureate, Prine is more than a musician…he is an American treasure. (more...)

Karrin Allyson, Nick Ziobro with Michael Feinstein & More Set for Birdland, 5/19-25
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 19 - 25, featuring Karrin Allyson, Nick Ziobro with Michael Feinstein, Barbara Carroll, and more! (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 07, 2014

2014 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, debuting May 31, brings an all-star music night to HBO (more...)

Keb' Mo' to Play Mesa Arts Center, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Three-time Grammy winner and roots-music master, Keb' Mo' (born Kevin Moore) will perform songs from his new album, BLUESAmericana, along with favorites from his 20-year career when he takes the Ikeda Theater stage at Mesa Arts Center, Thursday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at or by calling 480-644-6500. (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples & More Set for McCoy Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

The Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany today announced its 2014-15 season which includes: (more...)

Canadian Guitar Goddess Hayley To Release Debut Album On May 13
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Critically-acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Hayley is set to release her debut album, I, on May 13th on MDM Recordings / Universal Music Canada. Signed to an endorsement deal with Fender for a new American Design, Hayley throws a striking and dramatic silhouette on stage, cross-referencing Bonnie Raitt roots-vibes with Keith Urban virtuosity. Her first single 'Don't Wanna Want You' will be released on May 14 th. (more...)

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