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Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

Mind-Bending, Mushroom-Inspired Band Myco Releasing Self-Titled DebutMind-Bending, Mushroom-Inspired Band Myco Releasing Self-Titled Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Four-piece psychedelic outfit Myco has released its self-titled debut EP today, for purchase via bitcoin on OpenBazaar.com and through Bandcamp as a 12” vinyl album, CD and digital download. (more...)

BWW Feature: Salihara International Performing-arts Festival (SIPFest) 2016BWW Feature: Salihara International Performing-arts Festival (SIPFest) 2016
by Yuliani Supandji - Sep 26, 2016

Salihara International Performing-arts Festival (SIPFest) 2016 by Komunitas Salihara will be held throughout October 1 - November 6, 2016 (more...)

English Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces CastingEnglish Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Fifty women will leave everything behind. They board a boat in North Africa and flee across the Mediterranean. They are escaping forced marriage in their homeland, hoping for protection and assistance, seeking asylum in Greece. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Metromen Reunite At The Barn In EgremontPhoto Coverage: The Metromen Reunite At The Barn In Egremont
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 7, 2016

The Metromen were a New York City-based rock group of the late 1970s, early 1980s, that created their own brand of punk/rock music aiming to combine sophistication and humor. They recently re-united and performed at a new venue, THE BARN at The Egremont Village Inn in Egremont, MA. The Metromen rose out of the new wave period which was typified at the time by acts such as Joe Jackson, The Police and Elvis Costello, all of which were a large influence on the music and style of the band. (more...)

SMCQ to Celebrate 50th Year of Music Creation in MontrealSMCQ to Celebrate 50th Year of Music Creation in Montreal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

This year the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) celebrates the 50th year of its foundation in a grand way. This anniversary is particularly important as it also marks the official recognition of contemporary music in Canada. (more...)

Frank Zappa's 'ZAPPAtite' Released Via Zappa RecordsFrank Zappa's 'ZAPPAtite' Released Via Zappa Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

In his trailblazing and incredibly prolific career, artist, composer and all-around musical pioneer Frank Zappa released more than 60 albums in his lifetime, as a solo artist and with his bands the Mothers of Invention and the Mothers. (more...)

'ZAPPAtite Frank Zappa's Tastiest Tracks' Out on Zappa Records/UMe, 9/23'ZAPPAtite Frank Zappa's Tastiest Tracks' Out on Zappa Records/UMe, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

In his trailblazing and incredibly prolific career, artist, composer and all-around musical pioneer Frank Zappa released more than 60 albums in his lifetime, as a solo artist and with his bands the Mothers of Invention and the Mothers. (more...)

The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The IridiumThe Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details! (more...)

ZAP Releases Digital Single 'Air Traffic Control'ZAP Releases Digital Single 'Air Traffic Control'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

New band ZAP has released a digital single called 'Air Traffic Control' on Steve Vai's Favored Nations label. (more...)

Guitar Icon Adrian Belew Scores Music for Animated Film PIPER, Releases FLUX AlbumGuitar Icon Adrian Belew Scores Music for Animated Film PIPER, Releases FLUX Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Guitar icon Adrian Belew has recently scored the music to 'Piper', a short movie by animation studio Pixar, which was released on June 17th. (more...)

Broken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade BenefitBroken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Dream Serenade returns to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition on Saturday, October 22, 2016, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. (more...)

Legal Expert Pens FIFTY EXCUSES (NOT) TO DO BULLETPROOF ESTATE PLANNINGLegal Expert Pens FIFTY EXCUSES (NOT) TO DO BULLETPROOF ESTATE PLANNING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

For the past 25 years, lawyer and estate planning expert Elain Andrews, JD, LTC, USAR (Ret.), has helped thousands of families protect their assets through thoughtful estate planning and her mission to ensure that both veterans and civilians are informed and protected when it comes to preserving their property and rights. Andrews' most recent book, 'Fifty Excuses (Not) To Do Bulletproof Estate Planning: Excuses That Might Just Cost You Everything,' (published by Xlibris), highlights the importance of a sound estate plan for almost every American. (more...)

Owen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall ShowsOwen Campbell, Mandy Harvey, Brendan Reilly and More Among The Iridium's New Fall Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Iridium has announced its upcoming fall shows! (more...)

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Appoints William Rhoads as Executive DirectorThe Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Appoints William Rhoads as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the appointment of William "Bill" Rhoads as its new Executive Director, following a nationwide search. Rhoads comes to the COP from the prestigious Orchestra of St. Luke's in NYC, where he has served as Vice President of Marketing & Communications since 2006. At COP, Philadelphia's world-renowned chamber orchestra, he will oversee the management of the organization and guide its future direction.  (more...)

Cellist & Film Composer Martin Tillman Releases New Album 'Superhuman'Cellist & Film Composer Martin Tillman Releases New Album 'Superhuman'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Internationally-renowned Swiss cellist and film composer Martin Tillman (Batman trilogy, Black Hawk Down, The Ring)breaks into electronic dance music territory on his latest solo album Superhuman. (more...)

Jane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This SummerJane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Coming up at The Iridium are: NYC's all-women blues band JANE LEE HOOKER on July 23; ELLEN KAYE with UK guitarist PAUL ROSE and Ethan Fein and the LiveIt!LIVE Band on July 26; VERNON REID POWER TRIO on July 29; and soul singer/songwriter/guitarist RAUL MIDON on September 24 & 25. Scroll down for details! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Drum legend Terry Bozzio, known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, UK and his critically acclaimed solo ventures, celebrates his latest release “Terry Bozzio Composer Series” with “An Evening With Terry Bozzio” US tour! (more...)

New Monthly Music Series to Premiere at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. MarksNew Monthly Music Series to Premiere at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

This monthly music series is being introduced and hosted by FRIGID New York at Horse Trade and music event producer Salli Squitieri bringing both up and coming and renowned performing artists of all genres from near and far to these two historically rich funky chic unique East Village flavored theaters. With so many of the smaller venues disappearing this series not only helps to fill a void by creating a new forum for musicians, but likewise offers the regional clientele the experience of an off the beaten path, nostalgic and intimate music sojourn. Many of the performers who are eager to be part of this series and help kick start it are specifically customizing their shows and designing performances just for this series. (more...)

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by BWW - Jun 12, 2016

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