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Date Of Birth:
September 22, 1958 (56)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
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THE WHO HITS 50! Tour to Feature Joan Jett & The BlackheartsTHE WHO HITS 50! Tour to Feature Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

“THE WHO HITS 50!” tour explosively kicked off in Glasgow, Scotland (11-30) to rave reviews and a set list that featured a wide range of songs from one of rock's most legendary and defining bands. For the North American dates, the tour will include special guests: 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. (more...)

Green Day, Joan Jett & More to be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of FameGreen Day, Joan Jett & More to be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its Inductees for 2015. (more...)

GARY CLARK JR. to Join Foo Fighters on 2015 U.S. TourGARY CLARK JR. to Join Foo Fighters on 2015 U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Gary Clark Jr. has been invited to join FOO FIGHTERS on their September and October leg of their 2015 tour in support of their latest album, Sonic Highways,which features a guest performance by Clark on the track 'What Did I Do / God Is My Witness.' (more...)

Lena Hall, Fred Schneider and Miriam Shor Join Next Month's Don Hill Tribute ConcertLena Hall, Fred Schneider and Miriam Shor Join Next Month's Don Hill Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

On December 7, Hedwig and the Angry Inch composer/lyricist/co-creator Stephen Trask and punk rockers Tits of Clay (the off-stage alter ego of the band performing as the Angry Inch in the current Broadway production of the show) return to the site of the show's genesis-the world famous Don Hill's, soon to re-open as The Hills NYC-to play a special Hedwig-themed tribute to legendary booker, promoter and club owner Don Hill. (more...)

Suzanne Vega to Headline LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015; Tickets on Sale TomorrowSuzanne Vega to Headline LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

With a goal of raising a record half million dollars for its 15th anniversary edition, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, presented by the Asbury Park Press, reaches to New York City in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease with LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST NYC 2015, starring ?Suzanne Vega with Dramarama's John Easdale, John Eddie and His Dirty Ol' Band, Joe D'Urso and Stone Caravan, and more to be announced, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at the Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St., NYC. (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST Expands to North Jersey, Jan 9-10LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST Expands to North Jersey, Jan 9-10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

With a goal of raising a record half million dollars for its 15th anniversary edition, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, presented by the Asbury Park Press, is expanding its New Jersey presence well beyond its Asbury Park core with additional events in South and North Jersey that expand the length of the festival to 12 days and bring the entire state together in the ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease. (more...)

Guitar Center Sessions And DIRECTV Present Wiz Khalifa, Billy Idol, Linkin Park And Aloe BlaccGuitar Center Sessions And DIRECTV Present Wiz Khalifa, Billy Idol, Linkin Park And Aloe Blacc
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Guitar Center and DIRECTV have announced an impressively diverse roster of artists to be featured in season 9 of the retailer's award-winning music television series Guitar Center Sessionspresented by JBL. The live performance and interview series returns November 14 with 11 new episodes available Friday nights at 8 p.m. exclusively on DIRECTV's Audience (channel 239). Artists starring in season 9 include hip-hop heavyweights T.I. and Wiz Khalifa, rock icons Billy Idol and LINKIN PARK, soulful crooner Aloe Blacc, multiple Grammy winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley, buzzworthy bands Neon Trees and X Ambassadors, country act Big & Rich, indie darlings Cold War Kids and rock band The Gaslight Anthem. (more...)

GARY CLARK JR. Invited to Perform at Foo Fighters 20th AnniversaryGARY CLARK JR. Invited to Perform at Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Gary Clark Jr. is a featured guest on HBO'S critically acclaimed new documentary series Foo Fighters Sonic Highways on an episode that debuted this past Friday, Nov 7th (Check local listings for multiple repeat showings). (more...)

FOO FIGHTERS 20th Anniversary Blowout Set for DC's RFK Stadium July 4thFOO FIGHTERS 20th Anniversary Blowout Set for DC's RFK Stadium July 4th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

And now, tickets for Foo Fighters' 20th anniversary extravaganza at RFK Stadium will go on sale this Saturday, November 8 at 10am ET. (more...)

SONG BY SONG: BLONDIE to Premiere 11/11 on OvationSONG BY SONG: BLONDIE to Premiere 11/11 on Ovation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Ovation, America's only arts network, continues its new season of the hit original series Song By Song with the premiere of Song by Song: Blondie on Tuesday, November 11th at 10PM ET. Below is a promo from Song by Song: Blondie (or visit www.ovationtv.com/series/song-by-song for more)! (more...)

BWW Interviews: SABRINA DUKE's Sense of PlaceBWW Interviews: SABRINA DUKE's Sense of Place
by Tory Gates - Oct 31, 2014

Sabrina Duke sits at a raised table in her York City home. Engaging even after a long day of teaching, she is enthused and willing to talk about her music, her career, and the one thing I took away without mention: her sense of place. (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Featuring Over 150 Musical Acts, Kicks Off in JanuaryLIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, Featuring Over 150 Musical Acts, Kicks Off in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

With a goal of raising a record half million dollars in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015, presented by the Asbury Park Press, the 15th anniversary edition of the anchor event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation, will bring over 150 music acts to 30 venues over 10 days in three New Jersey cities and New York City in January, following holiday season tours of Europe and Canada. (more...)

Kelly Rowland Eyeing Role of Donna Summer in New FilmKelly Rowland Eyeing Role of Donna Summer in New Film
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

Singer Kelly Rowland seems to be campaigning to land the role of another African-American singer. (more...)

Deerhoof Announces National Tour Dates Kicking Off in BrooklynDeerhoof Announces National Tour Dates Kicking Off in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Deerhoof's defiant attitude has kept fans on their toes for the past 20 years. Their thirteenth full-length album La Isla Bonita breathes the casual, joyous sound of the band at a creative peak. (more...)

5BMF to Present Baroque Specialists AERIS in Three Boroughs, 10/24-265BMF to Present Baroque Specialists AERIS in Three Boroughs, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Five Boroughs Music Festival's 2014-2015 Season continues in late October with baroque specialists AERIS (www.aerismusic.com), to be presented in three different boroughs over three days. (more...)

Third Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces Keynote Speaker Billy Idol Third Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces Keynote Speaker Billy Idol
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Today, the 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival announces Billy Idol as the keynote speaker during the five-day celebration taking place Wednesday, October 8 th through Sunday, October 12 th. (more...)

Little Kids Rock to Honor Joan Jett at Annual Star-Studded BenefitLittle Kids Rock to Honor Joan Jett at Annual Star-Studded Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

To ensure the continuation and revitalization of music education in economically challenged public schools across the country, non-profit organization Little Kids Rock will host its sixth annual Little Kids Rock Benefit, honoring Joan Jett and her music. (more...)

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class of HonoreesLong Island Music Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class of Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its 2014, and fifth Class of Honorees, to be inducted at its star-studded red carpet Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. (more...)

Stephen King's BIG DRIVER to Premiere in October on LifetimeStephen King's BIG DRIVER to Premiere in October on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Lifetime Original Movie, Big Driver, premiering on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT, is based on a short story written by best-selling author Stephen King and marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King. This dark story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime stars Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence, McFarland), Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Sex & Violence, Steel Magnolias), Grammy nominee Joan Jett, film and television veteran Ann Dowd (The Leftovers, Masters of Sex) and Will Harris (NCIS, Sky High). (more...)

Clive Davis, Patti LuPone, Billy Joel Band and More to Be Inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame This FallClive Davis, Patti LuPone, Billy Joel Band and More to Be Inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its 2014, and fifth Class of Honorees, to be inducted at its star-studded red carpet Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. (more...)

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