Etta James News

Shoshana Bean Set for for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA at Industry Bar Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA features a rotating cast of dynamic female talent paying tribute to the greatest over the top icons throughout history! From Cher to Whitney, Mariah to Britney, you'll hear them all every Monday night at Industry Bar. There's never a cover and the show is always brand new. (more...)

Founder of Half Moon Bay's Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society, Pete Douglas, Dies at 85
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Pete Douglas, founder of the world-renowned music and jazz club, the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay, Calif., died peacefully in Miramar Beach on July 12, 2014 at age 85. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014


DIVAS! OF LEHIGH VALLEY Set for Encore Performance on 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Back by popular demand, the Divas! of the Lehigh Valley will offer an encore performance of their high-energy show which pays tribute to musical divas throughout the decades. (more...)

Centenary Stage to Welcome Alice Tan Ridley, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

With a star-studded concert series at Centenary Stage Company this summer, it is no surprise that they should now be celebrating the birth of a new Diva, Alice Tan Ridley. Audiences can spend an unforgettable evening with the singing sensation that People Magazine calls an 'Amazing Vocalist" on Saturday, July 19th at 8 pm at The Lackland Center. Ridley embodies a rare combination of raw power, charm, sensuality, spirituality and funk. Like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Tina Turner, Ridley is a long lasting Goddess of Soul, with enough personality, talent, and funk to become an enduring performer. (more...)

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICK JAMES Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

In his own words, the late hit-making funk rocker reveals all in an honest chronicle of his life of sex, drugs, and masterful music (more...)

BRIC Honors 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

On July 11 at the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival, BRIC will honor the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with Vote, It Ain't Illegal Yet!, a special multimedia concert directed by author/filmmaker/journalist Nelson George. The evening, presented Squarespace, will include contributions from Burning Spear, Vernon Reid, Maya Azucena, Roger Guenveur Smith, Carl Hancock Rux, Ramya Ramana and more. D-Nice provides musical direction. The concert, which begins at 7:30 P.M. with a performance by Fredericks Brown, is free to the public (with a suggested $3 contribution at the gate). (more...)

Nona Hendryx, Kamara Thomas, Audra Isadora/Boyfriend and More Set for Joe's Pub This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances this week, July 2-13, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Girl Meets World' Star Sabrina Carpenter Performs on FOX & FRIENDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Fox News Channel's (FNC) FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series presented American singer and actress Sabrina Carpenter this morning, Friday, June 27th at 8AM/ET. Check out photos from the appearance below! (more...)

Sabrina Carpenter to Perform on FOX & FRIENDS Summer Concert Series, 6/27
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

FOX News Channel's (FNC) FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series presents American singer and actress Sabrina Carpenter on Friday, June 27th at 8AM/ET. (more...)

Mike Daisey, Julie Klausner, Catie Lazarus & More Set for Joe's Pub, 6/25-7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its lineup for June 25-July 6, including JULIE KLAUSNER'S CABARET SITUATION, MIKE DAISEY: YES THIS MAN, CATIE LAZARUS: THE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH SHOW, LEONID FEDOROV AND VLADIMIR VOLKOV, SHARABI FEAT. MANU NARAYAN, FRANK LONDON & DEEP SINGH, DUSTBOWL REVIVAL - KARSH KALE: COLLECTIVE SESSIONS, SYMPHONIC SUNDAYS W/ MOTHER FALCON & TODD REYNOLDS FOURPLAY STRING QUARTET. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Whitney Bashor, Kate Shindle and More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Keisha D Returns To Newman Theater in BORN TO SING, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Local singer Keisha D will make her second appearance at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert in an all-new cabaret style concert on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2 PM. The show entitled; "Born To Sing", will feature Jazz, Swing, and everything in between with a few of her fan's favorites as well as Keisha's own favorites from a few of her inspirations like Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Bessie Smith, and more. She has also invited another Valley favorite; Charles Herrera to join her, along with local sax players Michael Bolivar and John Bolivar, in addition to her musical director Charlie Creasy who'll accompany Keisha on the baby grand piano. (more...)

ECHOES OF ETTA Set for Residency at Joe's Pub, Begin. 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Echoes of Etta, the award-winning Etta James Tribute, celebrates America's birthday weekend on July 3rd, 9:30pm at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Echoes of Etta was the winner of the 2014 MAC Award for Show of the Year. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell, Penny Arcade & More Set for Joe's Pub, 6/4-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced performances from June 4-15, including John Cameron Mitchell, Penny Arcade and more. Check out full details below! (more...)

Rory O'Malley, Bridget Barkan, John Cameron Mitchell, Echoes of Etta and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its lineup now through June 8. Details below! (more...)

TI, Tank & More Set for Bounce TV's Black Music Month
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com) -- the nation's first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences - will celebrate Black Music Month in June (more...)

Wells Fargo Center Announces 2014-2015 Season Featuring Music, Dance, Comedy & More
by Jillian Gaier - May 21, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced 24 new shows for 2014-2015 featuring world-class performances in music, dance, comedy, speakers and family entertainment. For 33 years, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts has presented a popular and diverse range of outstanding performances for fans of all ages and diverse interests. Tickets will be available to members of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 20 and on sale to the general public on Friday, June 13 at noon. Tickets and memberships may be purchased online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

'LET'S GET IT ON' Adds 25 May Performance at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

'Let's Get It On, The Life and Music of Marvin Gaye', following brilliant reviews and due to demand, another performance has been added at 6pm on Sunday 25 May, which will now be the final show of the Melbourne season. (more...)

Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, today, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)

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