Frank Zappa News

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...)

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...)

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...)

NYC's Mack Keane Releases 'Imagine';  Announces '2107 EP'NYC's Mack Keane Releases 'Imagine'; Announces '2107 EP'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Mack Keane has a finesse to putting a modern twist on retro soul. It's helped the 20-year-old singer-songwriter/producer build a buzz for himself on New York University's campus and beyond, and it's best exemplified on the 2107 EP, out May 5. (more...)

Acclaimed Jazz Fusion Drummer/Composer Bob Holz Returns With 'Visions & Friends'Acclaimed Jazz Fusion Drummer/Composer Bob Holz Returns With 'Visions & Friends'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Bob Holz, popular drummer, composer and band leader has returned with his second MVD Records release, Visions and Friends, a further continuation of the contemporary jazz/funk fusion he spearheaded with 2015's acclaimed A Vision Forward album. (more...)

Bruce Hornsby, Christopher Cross and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoBruce Hornsby, Christopher Cross and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces four shows with Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, plus concerts by Grammy Award winner Christopher Cross, American soul and R&B singer Goapele and more. (more...)

MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be an eventful year at The Iridium as we continue to host MTV Live Setlist (the episode featuring 'dark girl pop' band MUNA airs this Saturday, February 4 at 9pm ET), and the acclaimed live public television series Front and Center (season 6 airing now at various dates/times across the country)!  (more...)

Female Guitar Shredder Tara Lynch to Release New Single 'Trustless'Female Guitar Shredder Tara Lynch to Release New Single 'Trustless'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Tara Lynch is an American guitarist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Tara will be releasing her new single “Trustless” from her forthcoming debut album “Evil Enough” (more...)

Drum Legend Terry Bozzio To Issue Unreleased Tracks DigitallyDrum Legend Terry Bozzio To Issue Unreleased Tracks Digitally
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

On the heels of a massive successful North American tour, legendary & award winning melodic drummer Terry Bozzio is releasing rare and unreleased music digitally via his official website! (more...)

Jean Luc Ponty Band to Play Boulder Theater This JuneJean Luc Ponty Band to Play Boulder Theater This June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Jean-Luc Ponty Band performance at the Boulder Theater has been moved to one day prior on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The venue apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. All tickets from the June 14th performance will be honored.  (more...)

George Winston Coming to Boulder Theater This MayGeorge Winston Coming to Boulder Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON is set for Boulder Theater on May 9, 2017.  (more...)

French Violinist Jean Luc Ponty to Tour the U.S. This SummerFrench Violinist Jean Luc Ponty to Tour the U.S. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be bringing their 'Atlantic Years' tour to the US beginning late May 2017.  (more...)

Legendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American TourLegendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, best known for his work with King Crimson, Frank Zappa and David Bowie, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo work, is happy to announce his Spring 2017 North American tour! (more...)

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