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BWW Interviews: Wagoneer Member Monte Warden Talks Songwriting and Buddy HollyBWW Interviews: Wagoneer Member Monte Warden Talks Songwriting and Buddy Holly
by Kathy Strain - Oct 21, 2014

Monte Warden has worked hard to write great music for people like George Strait and Carrie Underwood. It is a passion of his to write. But, he is also part of the legendary country band The Wagoneers and is also one of the leading experts on everything Buddy Holly. (more...)

Country Traditionalist James Carothers' Latest CD, HONKY TONK LAND, Available NowCountry Traditionalist James Carothers' Latest CD, HONKY TONK LAND, Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With a gutbucket baritone that brings to mind Waylon Jennings and Jamey Johnson, James Carothers delivers stirring and hard-hitting songs of real life on his latest release, HONKY TONK LAND (Renegade Mountain Records). A tour-de-force of traditionalism, the eight-track offering features seven Carothers' originals, and takes the listener back to a time when songs of life's triumphs and struggles filled the Country airwaves.The disc, produced by Carothers, is available for purchase now at iTunes, Amazon, Amazon UK and GooglePlay. (more...)

Sarah Kane Season Announced For Sheffield Theatres in 2015!Sarah Kane Season Announced For Sheffield Theatres in 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Continuing the company's tradition for dedicating seasons to playwrights whose work has influenced a generation, this year Sheffield will stage the complete works of the playwright Sarah Kane, with productions of Blasted, directed by Richard Wilson, and Crave and 4.48 Psychosis, directed by Charlotte Gwinner. (more...)

Reece Dinsdale to Star in David Hare's THE ABSENCE OF WAR at the Crucible, on TourReece Dinsdale to Star in David Hare's THE ABSENCE OF WAR at the Crucible, on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Reece Dinsdale will star in David Hare's THE ABSENCE OF WAR at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield from February 6, 2015, before the play heads out on a UK tour. Jeremy Herrin directs. (more...)

Aaron Lewis to Return to Sound Board in 2015Aaron Lewis to Return to Sound Board in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome back Aaron Lewis at Sound Board on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Billy Ray Cyrus to Appear at 'The Beatles' 50th at the Bowl'Billy Ray Cyrus to Appear at 'The Beatles' 50th at the Bowl'
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 22, 2014

Last night (Wednesday, Aug. 20), the award-winning, multi-platinum American singer, songwriter and actor BILLY RAY CYRUS dropped by the House of Blues to perform at “Rock For Ruben,” a benefit concert for the renowned industry guitar tech Ruben Velasco. CYRUS joined friends Rick Springfield and John 5 (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson) to lend his support for Ruben as he undergoes treatment for with Stage IV cancer. (more...)

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Return as Hosts of CMA AWARDS; Watch Official Announcement!Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Return as Hosts of CMA AWARDS; Watch Official Announcement!
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be returning to host "Country Music's Biggest Night for the seventh consecutive time in 2014. (more...)

The Earls of Leicester, Feat. Jerry Douglas, Tim O'Brien and More, to Play the Boulder Theater, 10/12The Earls of Leicester, Feat. Jerry Douglas, Tim O'Brien and More, to Play the Boulder Theater, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Jerry Douglas and the Boulder Theater are proud to present The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas, Tim O'Brien, Shawn Camp, Barry Bales, Johnny Warren & Charlie Cushman to the Boulder Theater on Sunday, October 12th, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, August 8th at 10 AM for $20.00 for general admission, $25.00 for reserved seating and $27.50 for gold circle seating. (more...)

George Strait & Alan Jackson Appear in Country Rebel's Newest Featured Country Music VideosGeorge Strait & Alan Jackson Appear in Country Rebel's Newest Featured Country Music Videos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s motto, "Quality Threads & Entertainment", simply states what visitors to the new CountryRebel.com website have to look forward to. (more...)

Grey & Mofro to Play WHBPAC, 8/17Grey & Mofro to Play WHBPAC, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Southern singer-songwriter JJ Grey and his band Mofro perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $45, $55, $65 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

Heritage Builders Acquires Publishing Rights to Stephen Cosgrove's 'Serendipity' Children's Book SeriesHeritage Builders Acquires Publishing Rights to Stephen Cosgrove's 'Serendipity' Children's Book Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

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Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary SeriesFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

SAMMY KERSHAW to Release 'Do You Know Me?' Tribute to George Jones, 7/22SAMMY KERSHAW to Release 'Do You Know Me?' Tribute to George Jones, 7/22
by Sarah Bellet - Jun 16, 2014

Country music's SAMMY KERSHAW is honoring his late friend and mentor GEORGE JONES with the release of a new album dedicated entirely to the 'Possum.' (more...)

Universal Music Enterprises' 'ICON Continues with New Releases in Stores TodayUniversal Music Enterprises' 'ICON Continues with New Releases in Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) continues its popular ICON series with a brand-new selection of collections available today, including a hit-stacked 2-CD collection from American legends (more...)

Annenberg Foundation to Present Free Concert Series COUNTRY IN THE CITYAnnenberg Foundation to Present Free Concert Series COUNTRY IN THE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The Annenberg Foundation today announced Country in the City, an all ages, free concert series inspired by the Annenberg Space for Photography's current exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound. (more...)

Oak Ridge Boys Headline Big Weekend in Shipshewana at Blue Gate TheaterOak Ridge Boys Headline Big Weekend in Shipshewana at Blue Gate Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Visitors to Shipshewana's Blue Gate Theater in June will be treated to a little humor, a bit of country and a whole lot of gospel music. (more...)

SONY/Legacy Recordings to Release New Willie Nelson Album 'Band of Brothers', 6/17SONY/Legacy Recordings to Release New Willie Nelson Album 'Band of Brothers', 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Band of Brothers, the new Willie Nelson studio album premiering 14 performances (more...)

The San Francisco Art Institute Presents WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST, Now thru 7/26The San Francisco Art Institute Presents WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST, Now thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), one of the most prestigious and oldest art schools in the nation, presents Wrong's What I Do Best, an exhibition transcending social, political and personal fault lines intent on provoking dialogue through the artists' fearless exploration of the deep and sometimes dark edges of our world. Working against both correctness and failure, Wrong's What I Do Bestrevels in repeated derailments to present the work of artists who commit themselves to unadulterated freedom of expression. Some of the artists unearth scorched histories or upset “natural” order, while others fling themselves headlong into the coming apocalypse. Characterized by illicit unrestraint and lack of critical judgment, the work occludes the artists' true selves. (more...)

Hank Williams Tribute Set for Spencer Theater TonightHank Williams Tribute Set for Spencer Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Blending blues, folk, gospel and cowboy tunes into a short career, Hank Williams left an indelible mark on the American musical scene in both lyric and sound. Having lived a life that was as troubled and reckless as that depicted in his direct, emotional songs, he was a superstar by the age of 25 and gone with the Lord at the age of 29. In those four short years, he established the rules for all the country performers who followed him and, in the process, much of popular music. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Announces 2014 Sunset Concerts, Free Community Concert SeriesSkirball Cultural Center Announces 2014 Sunset Concerts, Free Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Skirball Cultural Center announces the line-up for its eighteenth annual free Sunset Concerts. Circumnavigating the globe from the Americas to Africa, the 2014 season features a dynamic mix of traditions and styles. The schedule is as follows: the California debut of Noura Mint Seymali (July 24); the California debut of Conjunto Chappotin y Sus Estrellas (July 31); The Haden Triplets (August 7); Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs (August 14); Yiddish Tango Club (August 21); and Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (August 28). (more...)

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