Chuck Berry News

Date of Birth: October 18, 1926 (89)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Downstairs Cabaret Theatre to Present BORN TO RUN IN THE USA This MonthDownstairs Cabaret Theatre to Present BORN TO RUN IN THE USA This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is pleased to announce a limited three-show only engagement of the Born to Run in the USA, a high-energy salute to American rock and roll icon Bruce Springsteen. (more...)

The Hambones to Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks' at Bridge Street TheatreThe Hambones to Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks' at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

With a cumulative 130 years in the music business, The Hambones - John Kouri (Ringmaster General, lead vocalist & harmonica), Scott Milch (drums, vocals), John Pizzacarola (guitar, vocals), and Steve Soltow (bass, vocals) - perform a retrospective of what is arguably Bob Dylan's greatest album, "Blood on the Tracks", in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of its release and also Dylan's 75th birthday. (more...)

The Real Kids Kick Start European Tour Tonight in LondonThe Real Kids Kick Start European Tour Tonight in London
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

First appearing at Boston clubs in the early '70s, the Real Kids would eventually become a local institution by 1977, but a lack of real sales would lead to a breakup, a re-formation, and a more complete breakup -- all within six years. (more...)

Eric Burdon and The Animals & The Edgar Winter Band Set for MPAC, 7/17Eric Burdon and The Animals & The Edgar Winter Band Set for MPAC, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

A double bill of classic rock! Legendary artists Eric Burdon and The Animals and The Edgar Winter Band come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $39 - $79. (more...)

DM Playhouse to Present RAVE ON! in SeptemberDM Playhouse to Present RAVE ON! in September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

In a high energy, rock n' roll extravaganza, Billy McGuigan returns to the Des Moines Community Playhouse in 'Rave On!' for four shows only, Sept. 8-11, 2016. Tickets go on sale June 14, online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, and at the Playhouse ticket office. (more...)

BWW Review: BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Theatre By The SeaBWW Review: BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Theatre By The Sea
by Larry O'Brien - Jun 6, 2016

Theatre By the Sea (TBTS) in Wakefield, RI (I would have thought Matunuck) opens its season with a rousing version of BUDDY-THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, a jukebox musical in two acts with a book written by Alan Janes, and music and lyrics by a variety of songwriters, mostly of course, Buddy Holly. Based on the life and career of the early rock and roller, the musical hews more closely to Holly's actual life story than the 1978 film version, which starred Gary Busey, and follows Holly from his struggles to escape country music and establish himself as a rocker, to his untimely death in a plane crash in 1959. (more...)

RAVE ON: THE BUDDY HOLLY EXPERIENCE Begins at the Omaha Community Playhouse Next WeekRAVE ON: THE BUDDY HOLLY EXPERIENCE Begins at the Omaha Community Playhouse Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Rave On: The Buddy Holly Experience will run the Howard Drew Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse June 10-26, 2016. (more...)

Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy to Headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK at BB KingsScott Coulter and Jessica Hendy to Headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK at BB Kings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy headline 'The Quentin Tarantino Songbook, Vol. 1: Music from Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown' on Wednesday, May 4 at 8 p.m. at BB Kings Blues Club & Grill. (more...)

Black Ensemble Theater to Host 11th Annual Black Playwrights FestivalBlack Ensemble Theater to Host 11th Annual Black Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater announces its 11th annual Black Playwrights Festival, April 24-27, 2016, as part of the company's Black Playwrights Initiative (BPI).  (more...)

Artists Lounge Live to Present ELVIS MY WAY with Brandon Bennett, 4/3Artists Lounge Live to Present ELVIS MY WAY with Brandon Bennett, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Artists Lounge Live presents ELVIS MY WAY starring Brandon Bennett, who appeared in Chicago's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for one night only on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3pm at Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE. 9th St, Ocala, FL 34470. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Seth MacFarlane, Marin Mazzie, Mandy Patinkin and More Slated for Boston Pops' 2016 SeasonSutton Foster, Seth MacFarlane, Marin Mazzie, Mandy Patinkin and More Slated for Boston Pops' 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

We have a feeling Broadway fans are going to love the 2016 Boston Pops season, running May 6-June 18, under the direction of conductor Keith Lockhart. Featuring classic Boston Pops programming, including film scores of the silver screen, ballads from Broadway and the great American Songbook, classic rock anthems, and a Gospel Night spectacular, along with an impressive lineup of Boston Pops debuts, new programs that spotlight the best of the worlds of dance and puppetry, and the return of last year's audience favorite -- Pops On Demand: You Choose the Tunes -- the lineup features a slew of Broadway talent, including Sutton Foster, Mandy Patinkin, and Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Celebrate Rock'n'Roll Legend Fats Domino 2/26; Watch Sneak Peek!AMERICAN MASTERS to Celebrate Rock'n'Roll Legend Fats Domino 2/26; Watch Sneak Peek!
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Fats Domino was one of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early 60s. His achievements and record sales during that time were rivaled only by Elvis Presley. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present LOUIS & KEELY: LOVE AT THE SAHARA Opens 2/27Laguna Playhouse to Present LOUIS & KEELY: LOVE AT THE SAHARA Opens 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Hershey Felder Presents are thrilled to announce the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2015-2016 season, Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello and Vanessa Claire Stewart starring in LOUIS & KEELY: 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA, written by Vanessa Stewart, Taylor Hackford & Jake Broder, choreography by Vernel Bagneris and directed by Taylor Hackford.  "Our subscribers and audiences are about the have the time of their lives as we transport them to 1950's Las Vegas and beyond and the incomparable song-stylings of Louis Prima and Keely Smith," says Wareham. LOUIS & KEELY: 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA will begin previews on Wednesday, February 24; will open on Saturday, February 27 and will run through Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Infected Mushroom to Perform at Boulder Theater, 4/7Infected Mushroom to Perform at Boulder Theater, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

?Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Infected Mushroom: CVII Live Band Tour at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, April 7th, 2016. Tickets are on sale January 29th for $30 advanced or $32.50 day of show. (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey, John 'Lypsinka' Epperson & More Set for Feinstein's/54 This WeekKyle Dean Massey, John 'Lypsinka' Epperson & More Set for Feinstein's/54 This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

More New Original Christmas Music from Carly Jamison DebutsMore New Original Christmas Music from Carly Jamison Debuts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

“Christmas May Have To Be Postponed,” a new original Christmas song by songwriter and recording artist Carly Jamison debuts today. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Group The Robert Cray Band to Return to The Orleans ShowroomGrammy-Winning Group The Robert Cray Band to Return to The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Renowned rhythm and blues musician Robert Cray and his band will perform at The Orleans Showroom Jan. 23-24. (more...)

THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK, VOL. 1 Set for Feinstein's/54 Below in JanuaryTHE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK, VOL. 1 Set for Feinstein's/54 Below in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW - Adam B. Levowitz, producer, composer and music director's  "The Quentin Tarantino Songbook, Vol. 1: Music from Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown" on Friday, January 22 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Kerry Washington, Laura Benanti, Anna Kendrick, Oprah and More Celebrities React to THE WIZ LIVE!Kerry Washington, Laura Benanti, Anna Kendrick, Oprah and More Celebrities React to THE WIZ LIVE!
by Nora Dominick - Dec 4, 2015

THE WIZ LIVE! rocked NBC last night will over 11 million viewers and celebrities were among the biggest fans of the night. Last year, the Twittersphere exploded with tens of thousands of viewer responses to NBC's Peter Pan Live! and this year the tweets didn't slow down!  (more...)

BWW Review:  A RIFF ON KEEF: THE HUMAN MYTH Is A Funfilled Search For The Ultimate ChordBWW Review: A RIFF ON KEEF: THE HUMAN MYTH Is A Funfilled Search For The Ultimate Chord
by Jade Kops - Dec 4, 2015

An exploration on the history of Rock music, A RIFF ON KEEF: THE HUMAN MYTH is a loose tribute to Keith Richards presented in a typically Australian 'tongue in cheek' style. (more...)

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