Frank Zappa News

Guitarist Rob Reischak Comes to the WhiskyGuitarist Rob Reischak Comes to the Whisky
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Rob Reischak may not be a household word in the music world, but it carries a lot of weight among fans of the jazz band Vaud and the Villains. The young guitarist, who is an integral part of the 19-piece band, is set to perform with actress/singer Glennellen Anderson ("Stranger Things") on June 1 at the Whisky a Go Go, 8901 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. (more...)


by Jay Irwin - May 25, 2017

I was fortunate enough to have a quick chat with Gwendolyn Sanford and Brandon Jay, the composers of the new musical version of the film 'Romy and Michele's High School Reunion', about to make its world premiere at the 5th Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Drum Legend Terry Bozzio and Poet Todd Griese to Bring A JOURNEY ALONG SPIRITUAL LINES to Arts Alive FestivalDrum Legend Terry Bozzio and Poet Todd Griese to Bring A JOURNEY ALONG SPIRITUAL LINES to Arts Alive Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Tales and reminiscences of Terry and Todd from the world of sound, image and verse! Come join legendary drummer, Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, U.K., Jeff Beck, Missing Persons) and poet, Todd Griese (Gandy Dancer Press) travel the landscape of art, music and spoken word. Experience 'A Journey Along Spiritual Lines' through the tales and reminiscences of Terry and Todd from the world of sound, image and verse on May 27th at 3:30 pm at The Arts Alive Festival in Camarillo, CA. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEEDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

Totally! More Casting Revealed for MGM's VALLEY GIRL Musical RemakeTotally! More Casting Revealed for MGM's VALLEY GIRL Musical Remake
by Movies News Desk - May 4, 2017

'Parenthood' star Mae Whitman has signed on to MGM's upcoming musical remake of the 1983 romantic comedy VALLEY GIRL. (more...)

Programming Announced for Mother's Day Weekend at The Iridium!Programming Announced for Mother's Day Weekend at The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Iridium has announced its lineup of Mother's Day programming. See the full schedule below! (more...)

April 25th Proclaimed 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' In NYC At Event Hosted By Verve Label Group At The Rainbow Room In Honor Of The Singer's 100th BirthdayApril 25th Proclaimed 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' In NYC At Event Hosted By Verve Label Group At The Rainbow Room In Honor Of The Singer's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Northampton, Mass Rock Trio Colorway To Begin East Coast Tour At Harlem's Silvana On Thursday 4/27Northampton, Mass Rock Trio Colorway To Begin East Coast Tour At Harlem's Silvana On Thursday 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

"Amazing and inspiring" was what Richard Lloyd-guitarist for the groundbreaking NYC band Television-had to say about Colorway when they played together last October. The Northampton, Massachusetts rock trio had a busy 2016 opening for the likes of The Yardbirds, Foreigner, Ian Hunter, Delta Deep (feat. members of Def Leppard and STP) as well as being included in the Green River Festival in Greenfield, MA, alongside Margo Price, Oh Pep!, NRBQ, Shakey Graves, Dawes and many more over three days.  (more...)

Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMeRare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family Trust. (more...)

The Fox Theatre And Good Times Productions Present HAMPTON 70The Fox Theatre And Good Times Productions Present HAMPTON 70
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Atlanta's legendary surrealist musician and icon Col. Bruce Hampton will celebrate his 70th birthday with Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton, on Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, with proceeds benefiting the Fox Theatre Institute and  other musician-focused charities. (more...)

Traveller's 'All This Time' Gains Airplay on Six ContinentsTraveller's 'All This Time' Gains Airplay on Six Continents
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The summer of 2012 saw Gerry Sheridan and Simon Usher begin their songwriting partnership, which progressed to become Traveller in January 2016 when they were joined by Martin Yves on guitar and Brian Socha on bass. (more...)

Bill Irwin Returns to The New School to Host Screening of Chaplin Film with Live OrchestraBill Irwin Returns to The New School to Host Screening of Chaplin Film with Live Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The New School's College of Performing Arts welcomes the public to the fifth edition of (Un)Silent Film Night, a performance series in which The College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra performs live music to classic silent films. Previous events in the series have drawn capacity crowds to the 400-seat Tishman Auditorium at The New School. (more...)

Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the PersuasionsLadies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the Persuasions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the PersuasionsLadies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the Persuasions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Dylan Doyle Band, Fresh Paint Coming Up at Daryl's House ClubDylan Doyle Band, Fresh Paint Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

Northampton Rock Trio Colorway to Perform at Shrine NYC This MarchNorthampton Rock Trio Colorway to Perform at Shrine NYC This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

“Amazing and inspiring” was what Richard Lloyd—guitarist for the groundbreaking NYC band Television—had to say about Colorway when they played together last October. On Friday, March 17 (St Patrick's Day) Colorway will play at Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem. (more...)

Avid Customers Sweep the 2017 CAS AwardsAvid Customers Sweep the 2017 CAS Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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BWW Review: THIS IS OUR YOUTH at Macbeth StudioBWW Review: THIS IS OUR YOUTH at Macbeth Studio
by Geoffrey Lawrence - Feb 17, 2017

Imagine stepping off Orange Avenue into the lobby of what feels like an old-time New York Hotel. Then, you take what looks and feels like an old-time elevator up to the ninth floor where you arrive at Macbeth studio. The inside has been transformed to what appears to be the inside of an apartment belonging to a teenager from the 1980s. 'Who Knows the Sun,' by Velvet Underground is playing, and around the room are Frank Zappa posters. You can still hear the sounds coming from Orange avenue, which only adds to the New York feel of the apartment. (more...)

Johnny Cash Birthday Concert, Vanessa Carlton and More Coming Up at Daryl's House ClubJohnny Cash Birthday Concert, Vanessa Carlton and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

BWW Interview: James Lecesne Unlocks the Story in THE MOTHER OF INVENTIONBWW Interview: James Lecesne Unlocks the Story in THE MOTHER OF INVENTION
by Naomi Serviss - Feb 14, 2017

In this play about a family coping with Alzheimer's disease, Lecesne, an award-winning playwright and actor, wanted to tell a story 'about how people hold onto their stories until it is no longer necessary.' (more...)

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